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Hey guys,

I ordered a Force3 Defender mask from UA about a month ago and I am enjoying it thoroughly! I have started to look into ordering replacement pads and a Wilson harness for the mask, but I realized I do not know what version of the mask (V1 or V2) that UA sent to me. I noticed on the Force3 website that replacement pads are only sold for the V1 as far as I can tell, but I do not know which version I have. Is there any way to distinguish between the two different versions of the mask? Looking at pictures, the masks seem almost identical.

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@gnhbua93 thank you so much! Now I know that I have the V2. I didn't like the feel of the Force3 harness on my head and I have heard good things about the Wilson harness, so I have decided to give it a try. Any idea where I can get replacement pads for the V2?

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3 hours ago, umpire20 said:

@gnhbua93 thank you so much! Now I know that I have the V2. I didn't like the feel of the Force3 harness on my head and I have heard good things about the Wilson harness, so I have decided to give it a try. Any idea where I can get replacement pads for the V2?

I would contact Force 3 and see if the replacement pads they sell would work. On another note, what is it about the harness you don't like?

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53 minutes ago, umpstu said:

I would contact Force 3 and see if the replacement pads they sell would work. On another note, what is it about the harness you don't like?

I don't like the harness either. You really have to pull it up and out to get it around your head. The difference in material makes the harness ride up really high on your head and unnecessarily difficult to put on. Perhaps I'll replace the harness as well.....

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8 hours ago, Stk004 said:

I don't like the harness either. You really have to pull it up and out to get it around your head. The difference in material makes the harness ride up really high on your head and unnecessarily difficult to put on. Perhaps I'll replace the harness as well.....

These are my exact feelings about the harness.

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8 hours ago, Stk004 said:

I don't like the harness either. You really have to pull it up and out to get it around your head. The difference in material makes the harness ride up really high on your head and unnecessarily difficult to put on. Perhaps I'll replace the harness as well.....

Keep us posted.

 

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On Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 7:18 AM, umpstu said:

Keep us posted.

 

I put a MLB harness on my V1 today. Much better. 

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