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    F1 masks

    With F1 teams capable of achieving incredible feats of engineering , why on earth can they not perfect the masks they supply their crews ?

    The TV guys and gals wear the N95 standard issue , and rarely have to touch it , but the majority wear their own designs that are constantly needing adjustment .
    The one specific guy I remember needing to push it up his nose about every six or seven words spoken was Red Charles .

    To me , it reflects poorly on the whole circus that these poorly functioning masks are showcased to the world .

    Even the rudder nose of the honey badger can't keep the mask in place , for crying out loud .
    That's funny , but it's not funny because it isn't safe .

    It is amateur hour during the interviews .

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bagwan View Post
    With F1 teams capable of achieving incredible feats of engineering , why on earth can they not perfect the masks they supply their crews ?

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    I agree that F1 engineers could be tasked with designing a better mask or even design a mask alternative that provides the same functionality or better.

    Some out of the box thinking could change our world. Testing a mask versus a mouthwash for example. F1 is about finding solutions to problems and then selling it to the masses.

    A better mask would be good, A mouthwash that replicates a "mask" for 6 hours could be revolutionary.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Whyzars View Post
    I agree that F1 engineers could be tasked with designing a better mask or even design a mask alternative that provides the same functionality or better.

    Some out of the box thinking could change our world. Testing a mask versus a mouthwash for example. F1 is about finding solutions to problems and then selling it to the masses.

    A better mask would be good, A mouthwash that replicates a "mask" for 6 hours could be revolutionary.
    It would be rather "magical" , though , wouldn't it ?
    I guess it would stop some transmission , and kill a virus in the mouth , but as COVID is aerosol often when being transmitted , the lungs are what need to be protected .
    You'd need to snort some mouthwash as well , but that wouldn't necessarily protect the lungs either .

    The mask seems the only way .
    But , it certainly isn't perfect .
    And , it clearly shouldn't be "one size fits all" .

    Get it together F1 .

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    Just wear a 'G' string.

    Put the waist bit just under your chin and tie tight round the back of the neck and use the ass-crack string to make sure your nose stays covered.

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    The other annoying thing is some wear mask with valves, which defeat the purpose of the masks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve Boyd View Post
    Just wear a 'G' string.

    Put the waist bit just under your chin and tie tight round the back of the neck and use the ass-crack string to make sure your nose stays covered.
    The "ass crack" bit sounds like it would look too "Hannibal Lecter" to me .
    It might not catch on .
    But , that's the "thinking outside the box" kind of thinking that we need here , Steve .

    In my experience , G-strings almost always stay firmly in place when you talk .
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    Quote Originally Posted by F1nKS View Post
    The other annoying thing is some wear mask with valves, which defeat the purpose of the masks.
    Happily , I haven't seen any valves in F1 masks , so at least they got that right .

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bagwan View Post
    Happily , I haven't seen any valves in F1 masks , so at least they got that right .
    Watch Hamilton, he will have a mask with valve at time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bagwan View Post
    With F1 teams capable of achieving incredible feats of engineering , why on earth can they not perfect the masks they supply their crews ?

    The TV guys and gals wear the N95 standard issue , and rarely have to touch it , but the majority wear their own designs that are constantly needing adjustment .
    The one specific guy I remember needing to push it up his nose about every six or seven words spoken was Red Charles .

    To me , it reflects poorly on the whole circus that these poorly functioning masks are showcased to the world .

    Even the rudder nose of the honey badger can't keep the mask in place , for crying out loud .
    That's funny , but it's not funny because it isn't safe .

    It is amateur hour during the interviews .
    I have a better idea. Stop wearing masks.

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    You are 1 year late with your mask worries
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