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Best Respirator for sawdust

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I am getting to the point that I am tired of using those $4 white masks with the 'cool vent' in the front from home depot.

I want to look into Respirator masks. But I don't know what's important aspects to look for in them. I saw some all purpose masks. Is that what I get? I didn't see anything for saw dust… are they out there? Do you recommend those masks? Or are they not worth it because of the filter replacements?

All thoughts are welcome

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Those RZ masks look neat but they are WAYYYY overpriced. The Eclipse is a better mask for a better price.

When it s all said and done, the best mask is the one that you ll actually wear. The most effective mask in the world doesn t do squat when it s sitting on the shelf.

- Gilley23
I can't debate which is the "better mask" as I haven't seen any studies done or a side by side comparison to know for sure.

Your last sentence says it all, however. For a measly $10 more the RZ is a far more comfortable mask IMO, which means there is a far greater chance that I would wear it regularly.
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