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Force3 V2 Silver Defender Umpire Mask with Black + FREE Mask Bag

F3-DEF-BK Force3 Silver Defender Umpire Mask with Black

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  • Force3 V2 Silver Defender Umpire Mask with Black + FREE Mask Bag
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Description

The Second Generation Force3 Defender Umpire Face Mask is the next generation of baseball umpire face masks. After many years of designing, prototyping and testing Force3 has developed a truly amazing technological creation!

Independent tests conducted by one of the four independent National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) approved testing facilities in the world, concluded that nothing comes close to the protection as the Defender.  With virtually the same footprint of a traditional mask, the Defender’s patent pending technology reduces the Severity Index of most impacts by up to 50% in most cases.

G-Forces were also reduced with impressive results. Tests included impacts by 70mph softballs and 100mph baseballs.

Features

  • Lightweight tubular chrome alloy
  • Patent pending dual mask system with the Shock Suspension System (S3)
  • 3-Spring Second Generation design
  • Single bar construction for optimal view
  • Unequal Kevlar lined padding
  • 4 different high-impact foam padding construction with special memory comfort foam on chin and sides
  • Powder coated for superior finish
  • Includes one-size-fits-all harness made of heavy duty nylon with stretch elastic providing extra comfort
  • Weighs less than 29oz.
  • Defender by Force3

Extended Limited Lifetime Warranty offered by Force3. Details included with product when purchased.

NOCSAE® does not have umpire mask standards, and these masks have not been certified as compliant with any NOCSAE® standard. 

Product Video

Force3 Defender Umpire Mask Comparison

Force3 compares impact of their Defender umpire mask vs. a traditional style umpire mask

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Mike S.

London, GB

March 20, 2017
Spring Training game, inexperienced catcher with a pitcher throwing 80+ mph in his warm-up. You can see where I'm going with this. First day breaking in this Force3 V2 Defender Umpire mask and I am saved from a direct hit from this guy's fastball. Even on a cold day, I felt literally nothing, righted the mask on my face and continued with no delay. A day later as I write this, zero residual effect. As for the mask, there's a small mark on the bottom of the top "U" bar (literally he hit me dead-centre) but no bend. I'm very confident with this mask, and I won't wear anything else now.

Mark D.

Camden, DE

July 19, 2016
Can't say enough about this Force3 Defender Mask - I absolutely love it! Have taken a few fouls and one uncaught pitch directly to it - result was absolutely nothing - Force 3 has a winner here! Weighs about 7 oz more than my now backup mask but the protection is well worth it!

Brian J.

Oak Hill, VA

September 28, 2015
Based on my research on the Defender Umpire Mask as far as protection it is a great product. However, a fellow umpire let me try his out during an evaluation game and the thing is pretty darn heavy. I have a Diamond mask with Team Wendy pads that I would imagine provides a similar level of protection. I keep waiting for them to come out with the 2nd generation of this product that is lighter. Overall, if you can adjust to the added weight and you are playing higher level games you should definitely consider this.

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WARNING: Participants in any sports activity assume risk of injury. This equipment may be used to help aid in preventing or reducing the extent of injury. No equipment can guarantee umpire or player safety from injury during participation, and use of this equipment carries no such guarantee. Do not use any umpire equipment that is damaged in any way.