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First Freediving Mask question

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With a new mask, and occasionally and old one, I wash the whole thing with liquid dish washing detergent, then scrub, not just wash, the lens(es) with the old style plain white toothpaste on a finger tip. The gel types won't work they aren't abrasive enough.

Pre-pre-dive, like the night before, I clean the lenses again with Windex and a clean paper towel.

Pre-dive, like right before I go in the water, I spit on lenses and smear it around good, but this won't work if I wet the lenses first, they have to be dry.

Getting sunscreen on the lenses will especially bugger things up. That stuff might as well be labeled, Anti-Anti-Fog.

If I take the mask off for any reason during the day and expect to go back in the water, the lenses have to either stay completely wet, or be allowed to completely dry and do the spit treatment again.

Post-dive the masks get a freshwater rinse and propped lenses up to air dry.:)
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i ended up giving the mask a good rub with some dishwashing liquid soap and it worked 100%. the mask was great. i dont remember having to equalise it once down to 18m, but i guess i do leak a bit of air when i'm doing hands-free, but its definately an imporvement over the old mask.
the tint wasnt much of a factor until right at the end of the dive when the light got a bit gloomy, so i wont dive afternoons with it again, i was just amped to try it out.
i managed to bag my pb rock-cod/grouper, when a nice sized catface swam up to me, but i dont think the tinting had anything to do with it. they arent the most cautious of fish.
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