(08-16-2013, 01:29 AM)eviltim Wrote: Looking thru hybrid and full face masks right now. Seems like full face masks are a lot more popular than hybrids...any particular reason?Hybrids are not for everyone. They tend to float more on the face and respond less well to mask torque than normal full face masks. If you don't move around very much while sleeping, this may be the mask for you.
One of the best masks I have found so far is the Quattro FX.
It is important that if you are a mouth leaker, you need to have some sort of chin strap. If you can't buy a papcap where you live, make one with some velcro, a swath of cotton flannel and a light cotton 'dew rag' or skull cap. By reducing mask torque using a papcap-style chin strap with a full face mask, leaks become less likely when you turn over in your sleep and dry mouth resolves. For many of us, it's not enough to just have a full face mask. We need the stabilizing chin strap. (As I've said previously, do NOT buy one of those black stretchy neoprene single-strap "Universal" chin straps. You're just throwing your money away.)