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      07-21-2013, 07:32 PM   #133
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Oakley Gascans and just bought the Oakley Two Face. They're awesome, so light and comfortable.
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      07-21-2013, 08:32 PM   #134
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ive been wearing oakleys since the first "minute" series came out.

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now i have a pair of black oakley jurys. they are lightweight, very comfortable, and stay on during activities.
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      07-21-2013, 10:55 PM   #135
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Oakley fan here
I have several pairs including my favorite matte black & titanium polarized Pit Boss'

My girlfriend has some Oakley's too although she prefers her Tiffany's & Prada shades.
Oh man my condolences - those are a total waste of money

The pit boss is more of a collector's item.

The oakley pit bull is 99% identical to the pit boss, only it costs $130 vs. $600 for the pit boss.

Here's a nice video that shows the pit boss ($600) and the pit bull ($130) side-by-side -

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      07-23-2013, 11:18 PM   #136
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Wow those pit bosses cost that much? Yikes! I have a pair of OO polarized pit bulls. Nice nice lens, but the frame, eh not so much. I dug the monster dogs (the precursor model) more. Im still good to go with the good ole gas can and straight jacket, or even the hijinx
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Wow those pit bosses cost that much? Yikes! I have a pair of OO polarized pit bulls. Nice nice lens, but the frame, eh not so much. I dug the monster dogs (the precursor model) more. Im still good to go with the good ole gas can and straight jacket, or even the hijinx
Yeah it's mind blowing right?

I've straight up asked several staff members at a couple of Oakley stores in Texas whether the pit bosses were worth $600, and all of them resoundingly said "no." It really is just meant to be a collector's item for the hardcore Oakley fan. I'm all for high end sunglasses but I want to be paying for value. If the pit bosses were actually 5 times superior to the pit bulls I'd absolutely consider them.

Thanks for your perspective on the frames for the pit bulls. I currently have a pair of monster dogs (which fit great), but if the pit bulls don't fit quite as well I'll be looking elsewhere for my next pair of sunglasses.
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      07-24-2013, 01:41 AM   #138
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Oakley fan here
I have several pairs including my favorite matte black & titanium polarized Pit Boss'

My girlfriend has some Oakley's too although she prefers her Tiffany's & Prada shades.
Oh man my condolences - those are a total waste of money

The pit boss is more of a collector's item.

The oakley pit bull is 99% identical to the pit boss, only it costs $130 vs. $600 for the pit boss.

Here's a nice video that shows the pit boss ($600) and the pit bull ($130) side-by-side -

Yeah I know they were stupid expensive for a pair of shades... Oh well I like them and wear them all the time, never seen another person with them out in public.

Have you looked at the C Six? Those are truly for the hardcore Oakley collector/fan! They are very unique and especially how the all carbon (mostly) are machined. I've tried the aluminum version on but they didn't fit well, if they did I'd probably have a pair of them too.
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      07-24-2013, 04:07 AM   #139
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Wow those pit bosses cost that much? Yikes! I have a pair of OO polarized pit bulls. Nice nice lens, but the frame, eh not so much. I dug the monster dogs (the precursor model) more. Im still good to go with the good ole gas can and straight jacket, or even the hijinx
Yeah it's mind blowing right?

I've straight up asked several staff members at a couple of Oakley stores in Texas whether the pit bosses were worth $600, and all of them resoundingly said "no." It really is just meant to be a collector's item for the hardcore Oakley fan. I'm all for high end sunglasses but I want to be paying for value. If the pit bosses were actually 5 times superior to the pit bulls I'd absolutely consider them.

Thanks for your perspective on the frames for the pit bulls. I currently have a pair of monster dogs (which fit great), but if the pit bulls don't fit quite as well I'll be looking elsewhere for my next pair of sunglasses.
Yeah I like monster dogs. Lost two pairs over the years. I do regret not getting Ducati special Ed when it was out.

Maybe you can check out Maui Jim, costa, kaenon, and gatorz if you are looking at a change of pace. I bought 3 kaenons in one week, doh!
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      07-24-2013, 10:25 AM   #140
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I have custom silhouettes, cost about $650 but they are prescription.
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      07-25-2013, 09:04 AM   #141
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I've been wearing Oakley Flak Jackets for years.
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      07-25-2013, 09:10 AM   #142
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I've been wearing Oakley Flak Jackets for years.
Flak Jackets and Half Jackets used to be my choice. I recently got a pair of Polarized Holbrooks and love them. Comfortable and light and provide a great amount of protection against the blaring sun.
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      07-25-2013, 10:17 AM   #143
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For those not familier with the C Six...

http://www.oakley.com/elite/csix
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$4k for the CF/Titanium? I just don't see it.
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      07-25-2013, 12:50 PM   #145
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      07-25-2013, 03:04 PM   #146
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Got some Oakley Juliets to add with my Pradas... Hehe.

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      07-25-2013, 08:25 PM   #147
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what sunglasses would you guys recommend. I have a voucher for sun glass hut for free sunglasses. no limit. for guy
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      07-25-2013, 08:29 PM   #148
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      07-25-2013, 10:08 PM   #149
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what sunglasses would you guys recommend. I have a voucher for sun glass hut for free sunglasses. no limit. for guy
I looked into Oakley and while i appreciate their technology, none of their glasses really match with me. I ended up with a pair of Maui Jim Freight Trains and couldn't be happier. I also like Ray Ban but I gave MJ a try due to the better lenses they offer and excellent customer service.
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      07-26-2013, 12:56 PM   #150
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Obviously the most expensive one...

http://www.sunglasshut.com/us/751105373444
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      07-26-2013, 01:17 PM   #151
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Currently i wear Dior Homme sunglasses. I'm not much of a Christian Dior fan, but the moment i saw this i was sold.
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      07-27-2013, 08:12 AM   #152
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I'm surprised so many people here wear Oakleys. I personally see them as strictly sport glasses. I have a few pairs that I wear when I'm biking. I have polarized and hydrophobic radars, flak jackets, half jackets, and a pair of gascans. The gascans are not worn anymore. For everyday glasses I have two pairs of Ray-ban wayfarer, 1 regular and 1 polarized and a pair of Ray-Ban "Cats" which are basically the aviator with a plastic tortoise shell frame instead of a thin metal frame.
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I'm surprised so many people here wear Oakleys. I personally see them as strictly sport glasses.
You might want to check out their website. At this point they probably have more lifestyle/casual models then sport specific.
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      07-28-2013, 04:40 AM   #154
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I got a pair of Oakley half jackets though hardly wear them since I have prescription glasses with transitions.
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