Unequal Uncap Protective FlexShell
Official 2-Minute Review: Unequal Uncap Protective FlexShell
I am not a HSM guy, and I have always wished for added protection to my head in addition to my mask. I am also somewhat of a traditionalist, and I personally am not a fan of a visible hard cap/helmet. So, I thought I would give this a try. I have found a flex fit works better for me. As others have stated it does take some getting used to, but with a little work and adjusting my mask, it works over it just fine, and I have a little more peace of mind. I really like this option and it is almost impossible for anyone to even know you have it on/under your cap.
Still waiting to use this product because we have adopted the new COVID-19 two-man mechanic in New York. Calling balls and strikes from behind the mound for the plate man. But as far as I can tell, I might need to go one size up with my 4 stitch plate cap.
New York, NY
Took a little time to get used to using. I had to wear it around the house for awhile. But fits under the cap well and provides great head protection for umpires that wear the regular mask. Many of my partners didn't even realize that I had it on. I've actually worn it on the bases with the new "Social Distancing" umpiring mechanics where I'm calling balls and strikes from behind the pitcher.
Questions About This Product
|Q:||Will this fit a Richardson fitted cap? Or is it for the Flex Fit?|
– Mark Hendricks
The Uncap will work with both fitted and FlexFit Richardson caps.– Josh Mann
Marketing Assistant, Pro School Umpire Graduate
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*DISCLAIMER: Unequal reduces the risk of head injury as compared to no head protection. Leading medical doctors, PhD’s and scientists have concluded that a reduction in acceleration correlates with a reduction in concussion risk. Any player in any activity, game, or sport, can sustain a head injury even with head protection, and that no helmet, pad or Unequal product can prevent concussions or eliminate the risk of these injuries. See full product warning at unequal.com.