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post #1 of 6 Old 05-16-2009, 06:15 PM Thread Starter
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Face shield/respirator

Hello everyone. I need a better face shield and would like to get one with filters and some type of vent system. I was wandering what other people are using and looking for recommendations.

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I have the trend an love it,next to my DC system that I setup after gettin it (the trend),it is the best investment I have made.My sinuses and lungs thank me evertime I use them.

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Hi

I use the Trend as well, i would recomend it, i think there is a new model out now.

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Thanks for the info. I got the Trend Pro. Sunday. I used it to finish a ambrosia maple bowl Mon. night. It works great.
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Eugene, how does that work? I didn't take the time to look it up. Does it deliver fresh air to you? or just filter the air you breathe in? full face I'm assuming? I am not as careful as I should be when sanding and with what I am breathing. Probably should start to pay attention to this more. I do run my dust collector while sanding and it does a pretty good job of removing sanding dust. I need to get one of those handy dandy foot switches to turn it on and off though! Glad the Trend is working for you. give us a little review of it if you get the time.

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respirator/face shield

I must agree with everyone else about the Trend face shield, I have one and any time I blow a lot of dust around in the shop or sand on anything, I put it on and will not remove it until I have left the area.
After reading about some of the medical problems that breathing different types of wood dust WILL cause, it sent a chill down my spine, and I WAS a pack + a day smoker on top of that at the time.
To some, it may look to be too much of a cash outlay, but think about what your life is worth?
COPD and lung cancer knows no bounds enough said....
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