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video transcriptHey, everyone. Welcome back to the place we were testing every single mask and respirator. That's right, on Amazon. Today, we are looking at the Honeywell DF300. How do they come up with these names, like the DF300? It sounds like a robot from space but it's not. It's a KN95, N95 style mask, that you too can buy on Amazon for about a buck a piece. Pretty good. Pretty good.
So it's the KN95 style that they put head straps on and let's stop talking about that and put it in the box. Now, I already hate this mask. I know, right? This guy's got opinions. Look at this box. It's not a soft touch and it's got that in there. Look at... We didn't do this. Did we do this? We didn't do this. Look at this. Just no attention to detail, Honeywell. It's just spilling out of the bag. It's not even sealed. Come on guys. Where's the love? Where's the pride? Huh? Where's the pride? Then look at like the Honeywell is half printed on there. On how does that break? How does that make it past your quality process?
Clamp cam. Look, I'm always going to hate on the big manufacturers just because I'm biased, because I'm a hater. I'm just a bad person with a bad attitude. I just could expect more from somebody that's been doing this for so long. Let's check out this mask.
This is an interesting KN95 design. I kind of like that. Actually when you see this thing coming at you, I actually, I think DF300 is the right name for this. Look out. It's the DF300. What is this a mask for ants? How Am I supposed to put this on?
Look at... Okay. What the... No, no, no, no. No, no, no, no. Oh, wow. That smelled like someone's used sock drawer. What is going on? Seriously? Oh wow. Just smell this. I am not kidding. Dude, that is real weird. That's what I'm going to call this smell, real weird. I don't know what that is but it's not right. It is not right and that's so weird because I just smelled another... I maybe there's a gas leak in here. There could be something going on because I've had two masks in the row that have been the worst smelling masks ever.
Let's let's break this guy apart a little bit and see. This is the DF300 N95. Looks to be at a legit N95. I'm sure it is. It's Honeywell. They make a lot of stuff. I do like the unique cross pattern they have here. It's like an X coming at you. So that's something, I guess. Look at this though. It's like almost a hole right there. Smell is horrible. Can never wear this mask. I don't know, man. I don't know what's going on.
Let's do the head straps. So micro head straps. It broke. Why is it always happen? So I don't know. I don't know. I think it's pretty good. I think it's pretty good. It was weird that one broke. I think it's pretty good. Smells horrible. Unusable. Totally unusable. It's just totally. You can't use this mask. I mean I'll show you what the percentage is here. Let's do it. It's 97%. Great. How good is that if you can't put it on your face for more than second because it smells so bad? I don't know, Honeywell, maybe seal the bag next time. That's it. I'm out. I'll catch you on the next test.
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A friend bought a box of these at Menard’s. While she’s pleased with them, she was quite surprised that the masks aren’t individually wrapped. Readers might appreciate knowing that.