Team Wendy Umpire Mask Replacement Pads - Black
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Best umpire mask replacement pads on the market. I won't wear anything else.
Box Elder, SD
Have these replacement pads in both of my umpire masks. Most comfortable and best in the hot days on the field!
Love these pads! Very comfortable and stay dry even when I'm really sweaty. Worn them for 5 games now in 85 plus degree weather on dusty fields and they are easy to keep clean and don't smell bad. Taken a couple of indirect shots at around 75 mph and felt nothing. Easy to install too. I highly recommend these pads!
These are the only mask replacement pads I use. I appreciate how easily and quickly I can get them through Ump-Attire.com.
First time I used replacement pads. I have not done a game yet but feels good in wearing the mask after installing them.
West Jordan, UT
I am very disappointed in the Team Wendy pads. When they came they weren't formed to fit the mask. When I put them in I had to bend them to fit. Then not enough tie-downs so they kept creeping up the mask. Also, after I bought them, I read where they are very hard in the cold. Here in Utah, we start the season in cold weather. I think I may have wasted my money.
These replacement umpire mask pads are the absolute best. They are comfortable, lightweight, and durable. I took a 78 mph shot straight off my mask while having these pads on and did not feel a lot impact because of the durability. I will recommend these to all umpires!!
The only umpire replacement pads I will use. Comfortable and protects from shots to the mask. Highly recommend.
I appreciate the comfort and protection of these umpire mask pads offer. My mask feels very comfortable while I am wearing it with these pads, and I am confident in the protection they have to offer.
For my Son....He has had another brand of pads and has taken many balls to the face mask. He just changed to Team Wendy umpire pads last week before a tournament weekend. After taking many pitches to the face mask he "Loves the pads", "Huge difference in impact protection", "Will be placing another order soon for a spare set". He may be a young man but I still care for his safety. If you have another brand of pads get a pair of these....you WILL feel the difference.
These are by far the best umpire replacement pads you can buy for the money. I have been buying them since they became available. I am now on my 3rd set. Very high quality product. You will not be disappointed.
Nice umpire replacement mask pads but take some getting used to compared to stock pads on my Diamond mask. Minimal size allow for good vision. They look great on my mask.
Gig Harbor, WA
Conforms to my face well and when I was hit by a foul ball, barely felt it.
Much more comfortable than my previous mask pads. A lot less bulky and felt more comfortable when taking a hit. Definitely worth the investment.
Took a foul ball straight to the chin during HS varsity and barely felt a thing. Pads also look good on Wilson aluminum umpire mask.
Got it as replacement for my Diamond iX3 Mask, got hit couple of times but didn't feel a thing, glad I got them. Youth to H.S. level.
Jacksonville , FL
The best mask replacement pads I have ever worn especially after the initial break in period and they absolutely do absorb a lot of the impact. I do recommend these pads and for me they are not replacement pads anymore but a cost I add to the mask. I use the Diamond BL mask and will be switching to the Champro Rampage Magnesium (and yes I am changing that harness as well) for personal field of view reasons and the Team Wendy pads will be on that mask as I order another set for my back up mask.
Pelican Rapids, MN
Had these umpire mask replacement pads in tan... had to get in black. Lightweight and provide great protection. Clean up easily as well.
Great umpire mask pads. Not as great as the Wilson memory foam pads for fitting as well as rigidity. Would recommend totally but will fade faster and not as comfortable as the Wilson for less $.
I have only had an opportunity to use these for a few games this year since I ordered near the end of my season but they have been great. They are firm but not overly so. I haven't taken a hit yet and hopefully won't but have no doubt they will help. Very comfortable and fit well.
Hey these are "Wendy Pads" they are what they say they are..soft...memory type foam, feels comfortable on your face, and you can clean them.They are good pads.
Team Wendy are the best umpire mask pads on the market. They are comfortable and virtually fit many differing masks. These pads are comfortable and absorb shock very well. I will continue to use Wendy replacement pads in the future!
I recently purchased the Team Wendy pads for my Diamond iX3 mask and they do a nice job of absorbing the shock from a foul tip. These pads are universal with a great number of masks and very easy to install. Highly recommended for your next replacement pads.
This is my second set of Team Wendy replacement pads. These are fantastic and work very well. Have taken several hits to the mask with these and I feel like these absorb quite a bit of the impact. The external material absorbs sweat and feels better to me than other mask pads. Highly recommend.
Belle Plaine, MN
Absolutely love the Team Wendy pads, they feel real comfortable and make my umpire mask look good.Would highly recommend buying them, another great product from a great company.
Love the Team Wendy Pads. Comfortable, don't get wet (absorb sweat well) and so far so good with absorbing impact. If they are good enough for our military, they are good enough for me.
West Kingston, RI
This is my second set of Team Wendy pads. I love them. They are comfortable and I feel safer wearing them.
Greenville , NC
Honestly, if you're not wearing these, you're hurting yourself. There's no better protection make.
West Hollywood, CA
I bought two of these, one black, one tan. I hadn't replaced my other pads in awhile, so these feel particularly good on my face. I had two different masks and these pads were interchangeable with them. I've already taken a couple of shots with them and they work like a charm. Good price, prompt delivery, happy camper! Thank you.
These replacement pads fit ok...I have an older Diamond umpire mask and it has extra bars that are somewhat in the way of the Velcro straps on the new pads.
I love the Team Wendy pads. I get new ones every two years or so they're the best thing on the market and they protect you the best.
I've used similar pads but have only heard great things about the Team Wendy pads, can't wait to get behind the plate!
I did 11 games the weekend after getting these new umpire replacement pads. Took a shot to the chin in the first game (13U). Barely felt a thing! These pads are really comfortable and the protection is fantastic! I HIGHLY recommend these pads if you're looking for a replacement!!!!
These pads fit the Wilson Ti mask perfectly. They are a bit "hard" but that's what makes the material good for reduction of forces I guess. I have not had a blast to the face yet so I cannot comment on that.
These umpire replacement pads are the best in the business!
Couldn't have gotten better recommendations on these umpire replacement mask pads! Took two direct shots from foul balls (so much for being properly in the slot and out of the concussion zone), and didn't feel a thing. Here's to hoping I won't have to test the impact again, but knowing the odds aren't in my favor for that, confident Team Wendy pads will absorb the blows safely.
These pads are great. They stay dry in the hot, humid summer and they absorb those wicked shots. Replaced tan Wilson Wrap Around pads on a Diamond mask.
Super happy. I have the Diamond iX3 - a few years old. At first the pads did not appear to be a good fit, but on installation, perfect. They felt a little hard initially, but mostly I think because my old ones were just shot. I've worked a few games now and love the pads. Would not change them out for anything else.
Trade City, PA
These pads fit my Diamond mask perfectly. I have tried numerous other replacement pads that I was not pleased with. Team Wendy pads are comfortable from the first game, wick moisture & mold to your face with continued wear.
Newbury Park, CA
These pad definitely reduce the shock from a ball to the mask significantly. Worth getting for sure and fit my Wilson titanium mask perfectly!
The Team Wendy Pads are a great purchase! They fit my mask perfectly and feel soft when I put the mask on. They dry quickly after humid games. I recommend this product to all umpires. A great value for the money.
The Team Wendy Pads are great! They are soft on your face and will fit most every mask besides the Force 3. I know many minor league umpires who use the team Wendy pads. Overall they are great pads and I would definitely recommend them.
Rock Hill, SC
Great pads!!!! Quick and easy to break in. Well worth the money!!!!
LOVE these pads! They broke in pretty quickly after just a few games. The micro-fiber covering is moisture-wicking and yet it dries very quickly. An awesome product, I give these replacement pads my highest recommendation. Great job Team Wendy and Ump-Attire.com!
Team Wendy pads are great. Fit my Nike titanium mask perfectly.
The Team Wendy replacement pads are incredible! They are very comfortable, I would say more comfortable than my original mask pads.
West Bend, WI
Comfortable, especially after broken in. I can wear the mask, 5 games in a row, and it's not all sweaty, and you hardly feel it on your face. I have taken a few shots from adult, and varsity pitching and they performed amazingly. I will definitely purchase again.
I have the Diamond iX3 Aluminum Mask which I love. I was never happy with the OEM pads on this mask -the padding is soft & the material I find uncomfortable. So I tried the Team Wendy mask pads and these are nice. The pad is stiffer which I like and the material is breathable. The Team Wendy umpire mask pads are a great upgrade to my Diamond mask. Glad I did this - I am much happier.
Some difficulty in installing. Came with no instructions so be careful when taking out old ones.
Cortlandt Manor, NY
So happy with this set I bought 2 years ago that I bought a new set, best mask pads on the market and have spoken to my umpire friends and recommend them to all. Safety first is my motto.
Spring Valley, CA
Best protection possible. I replace every season. Direct hits are not felt as other pads are. I have even replaced my Wilson Platinum pads with Team Wendy. Direct foul ball bounced off without feeling it. Great protection at any level. Don't go on the field without Team Wendy protection.
Spartanburg , SC
Great Replacement Pads. Perfect fit on my Diamond Mask. Very comfortable and when I took the first direct foul tip - much less jarring and shock to my head. Highly recommended.
Best pads I have used. Way more comfortable than the leather or foam that I used previously. I haven't taken a huge shot with it yet but the glancing blow I took during a JUCO showcase was hardly felt. Great umpire mask pads.
Just got these in and did two weekend tournaments in the hot Mississippi August heat. They are worth the money, offer great protection while holding their shape. Fabric surface is cooler than vinyl or leather.
ONEONTA , NY
I replaced my original Wilson pads with the Team Wendy pads and I will NEVER look back! I have take several shots off the mask and never once has it left a mark. The testing and research put into these pads go above and beyond. If you are on the fence about buying these as a replacement, stop and purchase. You will not regret your decision. I compare these to my TempurPedic pillow:)
Most comfortable pads that I have worn.
Fort Worth, TX
My Diamond pads were worn out, soaked in sweat, and drying up hard. I had to get new pads and I've heard a lot about TW pads. I bought and gave these a try. As of right now they are awesome. They feel stiff but from what I have heard, that's normal and I love how there is more protection than the original Diamond pads.
Pearl River, NY
Best $40 I've spent on equipment. Took a shot clocked at 85+...felt it, but no after affect. Highly recommended!
After dealing with severe lockjaw, and after being hit with stock Honig's, Wilson and Rawlings pads, I switched to Team Wendy pads two summers ago. I now have the tan TW pads with the new Wilson Aluminum Dynalite and the black TW with the charcoal grey Dynalite. Yes, they do look great... AND they protect as advertised. Eaten many 80mph+ shots, no pain, no lockjaw. I will never work another dish without TW pads. Highly recommended.
These are super comfortable and absorb sweat much better than the Wilson pads that customarily arrive with the mask frames. I love these pads.
Having the Wilson Titanium, I made the switch to these pads and have not regretted it since. Excellent cushion on foul tips and the cloth material wicks away the sweat nicely and better yet doesn't stain your face or hats...
Team Wendy pads are the best pads for any mask! They are very dense but still are very comfortable. Seeing other reviews, they say they are stiff. Wear them for a few games and they soften up. Put these on your mask and you will not regret it.
First off Ump-Attire.com service and capability to serve customers is terrific. Regarding the Team Wendy replacement mask pads: While the product is stiffer than the OEM pads that came with my Diamond FeatherLite and Diamond iX3 mask..I do not feel they are worth 2 and 1/2 times as much money as the lower pad is an awkward fit for either of the Diamond masks. No matter how you adjust the lower pad there is too much material and it creates a larger gap than I feel is safe between your face/lower jaw and the mask frame which can be dangerous if any of you umpires have ever taken a deflected baseball off your lower side jaw where the TMJ also is. This can be quite dangerous
I have a Nike mask, The Team Wendy pads not only make the mask nice looking but also are the real deal when it comes to head blows. Highly recommended
Los Angeles, CA
I took several hits of my two masks this year, just one of those things I guess. The difference was not the mask, it was the pads. IMHO, there is nothing that even comes close to the Team Wendy pads. There is a huge difference when you get that really wicked foul ball or high fastball the catcher got crossed up on. Forget the price, get these pads. I will never wear another brand after my last couple hits. There is a HUGE difference.
I bought these at the beginning of this season and when they arrived, my first thought was "these are hard as a brick, send them back". But I kept re-reading the reviews and decided to give them a try. Well, I can tell you, I AM GLAD I KEPT THEM. They have softened up and fit great. I have taken 3 direct foul tip shots to the mask and felt NOTHING. Got right back in there and went about business. I have the Diamond Featherweight mask (another great product) and they fit just right. I wouldn't use any other pad after using these.
I took a full frontal shot to my Dyna-Lite that would have locked my jaws with stock pads. TWs completely absorbed the impact and I felt zero discomfort. I wear TWs exclusively, and have them on all my masks.
Was a little leery at first but absolutely love these pads...especially in hot weather. I haven't taken a good shot with them yet so I can't speak to their protection but they are very, very comfortable.
I ordered the Diamond Feather Weight mask, and took the peer advice to replace the pads before use. I had to opportunity to try both these Wendy ones, and the Wilson pads. The Wendy ones (i ordered tan) not only give a solid feel, and a good look to stay cool, but, they also save over an inch on the lower jaw wings over the Wilson pads, so it opens up your sight on the bottom of the zone with excellent vision, without compromising the function. Great choice.
These pads are a game-changer in terms of protection. The foam is very dense and the claims made are true - it will only take you one mask shot to find out. I have these installed in 2 masks and wouldn't take the plate without them. While some will want leather covering the pads, in use the microfiber works well and does not grab at 5-o'clock shadow (plus it allows these pads to be washed in the washing machine). One thing I did find is that the chin pad "rides high" a bit in both of my masks, but to me that's more of an aesthetic thing. For the money you can't buy a better pad in my opinion. Plus they are washable and will last multiple seasons unlike some competitor pads which recommend replacement every year.
Comfortable and improves vision over Wilson wrap around pads. I've taken 3 or 4 80 plus mph shots flush, they protect as advertised !!! Also love that they are machine washable.
Questions About This Product
|Q:||I have a Diamond iX3 mask and need to replace the pads. How do the Wendy pads compare to the original pads on the iX3? Also, would these give more impact absorption than the iX3 pads?|
– Sean Day
The iX3 pads are made up of traditional foam you find in most mask pads. The Team Wendy pads are manufactured with Zorbium® foam, the same foam used in the US military helmets. This foam is known for significantly lowering the impact severity index and peak acceleration forces.– Brandon Lawson
Support Specialist, Pro Umpire School Graduate and Umpire, Football Official & Basketball Referee
|Q:||Can you use Team Wendy pads as a replacement pad for Force3 Mask? If not, what pads would you recommend?|
– Brian Pulliam
We do not recommend outfitting a Force3 Defender mask with Team Wendy pads. The shape of the frame of the mask will prevent the mask from properly shaping and attaching to the mask. The center velcro strap of the Team Wendy pad would be obstructed by the lower center spring assembly. We only recommend replacing the Force3 pads with Force3 replacement pads.– Ty Unthank
Customer Service Specialist, Pro Umpire School Graduate and Umpire
|Q:||About how often should you change out replacement mask pads?|
– David Feldhaus
Umpire mask pads should be replaced generally every two years due to the natural breakdown of the foam interior.– Sherie Sandifer
|Q:||Will they fit a pro nine umpire mask?|
– Jaime Gamez
|A:||Yes Jaime, these Team Wendy pads will fit your umpire mask.|
– Josh Mann
Marketing Assistant, Pro School Umpire Graduate
|Q:||Will these pads fit a Nike Titanium mask?|
– Kris Engstrand
These pads will absolutely fit your Nike Titanium mask Kris.– Jim Kirk
|Q:||Can you please provide the washing instructions? I have lost the copy I had and really don't want to destroy my pads!|
– Ryan Harder
|A:||The pads can be removed and hand washed with a mild soap, then (completely) air-dried before reinstalling. Do not wash in a washing machine.|
– Josh Mann
Marketing Assistant, Pro School Umpire Graduate
|Q:||Will Team Wendy pads fit Schutt masks?|
– Kelly Zink
|A:||Yes, Team Wendy Umpire Mask Pads should fit a Schutt umpire mask.|
– Josh Mann
Marketing Assistant, Pro School Umpire Graduate
|Q:||Will Team Wendy's umpire mask pads work on the Force 3 Masks?
– Bill Ryan
|A:||Team Wendy umpire pads will not fit on the Force3 Umpire Mask. It is not recommended to use anything other than the Force3 pads on the Force3 mask. The mask and pads are designed to work together as a system, so changing something may not allow the mask to function properly. These pads will fit on all other umpire masks other than the Force3 Defender.|
– Josh Mann
Marketing Assistant, Pro School Umpire Graduate
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