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post #1 of 15 Old 01-22-2015, 09:04 AM Thread Starter
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Anit-fog for glasses?

I've been blessed with the privilege of wearing glasses, which are pretty handy considering I like to see what I'm looking at. But this time of year, when the temps get low enough to warrant wearing, for lack of a better term, a bank robber mask to keep the face warm, I can never get a good enough seal around my nose to keep my breath from fogging up the ol' spectacles. When that happens, I can't see much better with the glasses than I can without them. Kind of makes driving the snow blower in a straight line a challenge.

Does anybody have a good product, concoction, or remedy for keeping eye wear from fogging up?

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There's commercial stuff available from motorcycle shops. Or I used to use tearless baby shampoo in my scuba diving mask. You put some on, wash it off and it stopped the fogging for a while.

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Commercial stuff or spit.

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The best solution available is DIY and cheap. I play a lot of indoor and outdoor paintball and airsoft and fogging on my eye protection use to be a constant battle. Have tried all of the anti fogs, some which were very expensive.

The very best solution is 50% Dawn Dish Liquid (or Johnsons Baby Shampoo) and 50% water. Mix solution in a small spray bottle, mist a SMALL amount on your eyewear and buff in until clear. You will be amazed at the results...

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This or spit.

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To be honest... used to be you could home brew some soapy solution or use an available anti-fog agent on our "glass" glasses. NOW... with the price I paid for my lenses I would strongly suggest checking with your optometrist on what's safe to use on the exact plasic lenses you are wearing. Would hate to permanently negatively affect the clarity of the lenses with something unsafe for the plastic.

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RAIN X has an anti-fog product. I used it years ago. I have a really hard time recommending anything they make.

Do you have a pair of glasses that you could demo it on? So you don't ruin your good glasses??
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The absolute best anti fog that I've ever seen is called Cat Crap. Works real good. I'm not kidding. Google it. It really has nothing to do with what comes out if the North end of a South bound feline.


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Fogging is the result of warm, moist air from nostrils and mouth condensing on cold glass or plastic eyeglass lenses. If you put long straws in both nostrils and tuck them under your belt, and put duct tape over your mouth, your glasses will never fog up. Or spit. MH

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