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      05-17-2008, 01:09 PM   #1
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Since the weathers been getting only nicer, I decided to pick up a pair of sunglasses. At first I was going to get some Ray Bans but then I ended up getting the Oakley Straight Jacket non-polarized ()


They are really comfortable, and does a fantastic job at blocking out the sunlight, but they seem to be a little too dark during dusk.. I'm trying to decide if I want to return these and get a different pair, does anybody have any suggestions?

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      05-17-2008, 01:34 PM   #2
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Polarized FTW
Is it worth the extra $70 for a polarized pair?? I couldn't really tell the difference...
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Polarized FTW


^^^ FTW ^^^

I'd take em polarized
it makes things nicer...

u cant tell indoors I think
but outdoors you can..
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oakley polarized is great. I like the titanium iridium lens more than the black iridium. its a bit lighter and still filters out harsh sunlight.
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Oakleys FTMFW!!! There all I wear.

Try a different lens. They have several different kinds for each frame. You can even custom make your sunglasses on-line. You can get different color frames and lenses which aren't offered.
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^^^ FTW ^^^

I'd take em polarized
it makes things nicer...

u cant tell indoors I think
but outdoors you can..
Oh really? look at computer screens thru polarized sunglasses ...
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Although I'm a big fan of polarized lenses, I find that sometimes they darken/black out the LCD readouts common in our cars and many other displays. The easy solution is to tilt your head to a diiferent angle, but after a while in the car that can get to be a real pain in the neck...excuse the pun.
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Polarized is worth the extra money, especially during driving and bad weather (rain, bright sunlight, overcast conditions).

Probably the best lenses I've ever owned were Maui Jims, but those are the type of glasses you keep in the car. For work, I wear Oakleys since they're cheap.
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Im on my second pair of these. They are dope.

Def. get polarized since they block out glare. I spend a lot of time on the water and for that reason polarized lenses are a must.

http://www.kaenon.com/product.cfm?ac...product_id=599
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I'm thinking about exchanging these for the Oakley Square Wire 3.0 (polarized)
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i wear these Maui Jim Pali's. Yes, I do think it is worth it because polarized lenses are lighter than the nonpolarized ones. They work very nicely to block glare from things such as reflection off other cars' glass panels.
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I dislike Oakleys. Used to love them when I was younger and wore them all the time, but I never wear them anymore. Tastes change I guess. I have a favorite pair of Prada Sport I wear all the time now.
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Oliver Peoples polarized FTW. They make eye wear and eye wear only. It shows.

Best sunglasses I've ever owned.
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i wear these Maui Jim Pali's. Yes, I do think it is worth it because polarized lenses are lighter than the nonpolarized ones. They work very nicely to block glare from things such as reflection off other cars' glass panels.
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I do alot of driving Maui's are the best really easy on the eyes fit is awesome.
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I decided to get the Maui Jim's Stingray, I love it... the quality of these are one of a kind! although it was more than I wanted to spend on a pair of sunglasses, but these were just too right.. So far, I don't regret it
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Fit Sunglasses to face Shape
That link should help out people that want to look their best. :P
I think last time I was in sunglasshut I found some Maui Jim's that I liked, but I wasn't about to spend 300$ on them..
I don't see why someone would spend so much on sunglasses when they break so easily.
I believe they were Maui Jim's.. They looked kind of like these..
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I think I need to get some now..

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Raybans are the shit.
+1, Rayban polarized....

Only bad thing is, you cant read the radio display in the car....
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