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Re: Best anti-fog solution?
« Reply #15 on: March 19, 2019, 12:23:53 pm »
Never knew fish slime could work as well as that... ::)

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Re: Best anti-fog solution?
« Reply #16 on: March 19, 2019, 01:49:46 pm »
Can Bob Heath clear away tears of laughter from your visor too?

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Re: Best anti-fog solution?
« Reply #17 on: March 19, 2019, 05:16:28 pm »
It's probably just a red herring....

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Re: Best anti-fog solution?
« Reply #18 on: March 19, 2019, 08:26:44 pm »
Can Bob Heath clear away tears of laughter from your visor too?

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Re: Best anti-fog solution?
« Reply #19 on: March 19, 2019, 08:28:44 pm »
Can Bob Heath clear away tears of laughter from your visor too?

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Ady's typo.

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Re: Best anti-fog solution?
« Reply #20 on: March 19, 2019, 08:31:07 pm »
I imagine it was more of an auto-correct than a typo...either way it's a load of pollocks  8)

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Re: Best anti-fog solution?
« Reply #21 on: October 02, 2019, 06:46:21 pm »
The pins are eccentric.........

Waking this one up now we're back to a damp season again.

I fetched my pinlock out. It happens to come on a visor already (that was the cheapest way of buying one!), so I dipped both in water, and it leaked along the top edge.
That isn't going to do the job, is it.

I unscrewed the pins, and I can now see the eccentric on the pin - they are absolutely tiny.
Actually, my phone can see the eccentrics (I may be able to, if I pretend). This is about the height of four stacked ants. Seriously:




Do I go as tight as possible using the eccentrics? (assuming the pinlock doesn't pop off the surface)

All v fiddly, I must say.

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Re: Best anti-fog solution?
« Reply #22 on: October 02, 2019, 06:56:54 pm »
All you can do Rich is make sure the pinlock is fitted correctly and just snug them up. If you tighten them too much it will distort the part that the cam sits against.

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Re: Best anti-fog solution?
« Reply #23 on: October 02, 2019, 07:14:29 pm »
So, you're saying fit the pinlock, and then swing the eccentrics round to gently tighten?
I've only ever seen videos of people flexing the pinlock in, which did seem a bit hit & miss me too (and proved to be so the last time I had one)

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Re: Best anti-fog solution?
« Reply #24 on: October 02, 2019, 07:30:16 pm »
You need several hands, make sure everything is clean and dry flex the visor flattish and insert the pinlock making sure it sits properly and snug up the eccentric pins, simples  ;)

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Re: Best anti-fog solution?
« Reply #25 on: October 02, 2019, 08:16:57 pm »
For some years I have enjoyed the luxury of being supplied with genuine factory Arai double glazed visors my supplier was offered a great deal of money to to wear another helmet fast forward to the end of 18 Bob Heath visors supplied me with a single glazed anti fog visor it has been nothing short of remarkable not the slightest amount of fogging and zero distortion which I got with the Arai double glazed with car headlights.

Best phone them as they only make such for certain helmets.

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Re: Best anti-fog solution?
« Reply #26 on: October 02, 2019, 10:50:10 pm »
I hate Pinlocks.
I think I said I threw the last one away. This one is in grave danger of being folded and binned too:
- first attempt, eccentrics were too close
- second attempt, huge gap at the bottom. How? It can only fit on one position, surely?
- third attempt looked good, but water test failed
- fourth attempt one end of the pinlock split. Jeez.
Each fitting was a battle.

ARRGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH.

Anyway, even with the split it's closer to sealing (tested by a breath test), but still not perfect.
Bag of shi....

I would have thought a more flexible material + teeny tiny dots all over to keep it off the visor (but still keep the seal all round) would do a better job.
But what do I know? Nuttin'.

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Re: Best anti-fog solution?
« Reply #27 on: October 02, 2019, 10:55:43 pm »
Best phone them as they only make such for certain helmets.

They do sell the visor, Chris, but no pinlock with it, so no double-glazing.
A pretty price, though:
https://www.bobheathvisors.co.uk/shop/59/agv-pista-gp-corsa-gt-veloce-genuine-visors/

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Re: Best anti-fog solution?
« Reply #28 on: October 03, 2019, 07:42:22 am »
No that is not what i’m Talking about your link is an original visor look at the Arai options(they even sell the rain visor)and bizzarly they hide the anti fog option in with the others at under 28 quid.

The problem BHV have helmet manufactures make producing a replica by others as difficult as possible hence why I said contact them and ask but I’ve had one for over year (Arai)and it’s been nothing short of superb.

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Re: Best anti-fog solution?
« Reply #29 on: October 03, 2019, 03:25:58 pm »
I've never had a problem with the pinlock visor on either my BMW helmet or my Schuberth; but then again, I'm one of those weirdos who actually read the fitting instructions and follow them  8)

Once the pinlock visor is in place you should never be able to 'slide it' into a tighter or looser fit with the pins without lifting the centre of the pinlock off the main visor because the pinlock has a silicone seal around the edge and that should never move without lifting the pinlock visor.