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#10868044 - 05/24/15 08:40 AM Strike King S11 shades
Kens3313 Offline
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Registered: 11/14/05
Posts: 2042
Loc: Conroe, TX
I bought a pair of the newer S11 glasses from academy about a month ago and wore them 2 days and already have two bad scratches on the lens. Has anyone else had a problem with the lense scratching so dang easy. Ive had a pair of costas for 2 years and don't have a single scratch on them, so I take care of my shades. I also have a older pair of the S11 that has a different lense, for low light conditions and like them, Just wondering where I can find the older S11 shades at that don't have the dark line threw the middle, kinda messes with my eyes.
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#10868091 - 05/24/15 08:53 AM Re: Strike King S11 shades [Re: Kens3313]
collincountytx Online   content
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Registered: 04/08/08
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Loc: Dallas, TX
Some Wmarts still have some of the old S11s on the shelves in the fishing section.
If they have some of the Mustad Hank Parker polarized sunglasses, take a look at those also (great for the price--usually around $20)
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#10868441 - 05/24/15 11:07 AM Re: Strike King S11 shades [Re: Kens3313]
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yes mine scratched easy as well.......my costas are still looking good 4+ years old glass lenses........you cannot dry clean the s11 glasses i have like 5 pairs of them toledos and caddos

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#10869700 - 05/24/15 08:55 PM Re: Strike King S11 shades [Re: Kens3313]
Kens3313 Offline
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Registered: 11/14/05
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I have the Toledo one too that's the older style with low light lens. Do u have problem with scratches on older s11s
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#10869858 - 05/24/15 09:52 PM Re: Strike King S11 shades [Re: Kens3313]
Mark Perry Online   content


Registered: 01/09/04
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Loc: Point Reyes
You get what you pay for when it comes to sunglasses. I only have one set of eyes so I choose to buy the best I can afford.
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#10869992 - 05/24/15 10:45 PM Re: Strike King S11 shades [Re: Kens3313]
Kens3313 Offline
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Registered: 11/14/05
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Loc: Conroe, TX
I hear ya mark.
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#10870005 - 05/24/15 10:50 PM Re: Strike King S11 shades [Re: Kens3313]
Mark Perry Online   content


Registered: 01/09/04
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Originally Posted By: Kens3313
I hear ya mark.


I just look at it like this...if Costa started making baits would they be as good as SK.... roflmao

Some companies do better when they stick with what made them famous.
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#10870023 - 05/24/15 10:55 PM Re: Strike King S11 shades [Re: Mark Perry]
Kens3313 Offline
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Registered: 11/14/05
Posts: 2042
Loc: Conroe, TX
Originally Posted By: Mark Perry
Originally Posted By: Kens3313
I hear ya mark.


I just look at it like this...if Costa started making baits would they be as good as SK.... roflmao

Some companies do better when they stick with what made them famous.
Lmao, yea, they would make some good 580g crankbaits, I just always heard good things about the S11's and hate the newer style lenses.
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#10870057 - 05/24/15 11:18 PM Re: Strike King S11 shades [Re: Kens3313]
361V Online   content
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Registered: 11/21/08
Posts: 4041
Loc: somervell county
Y'all are comparing Strike King sunglasses to Costa Del Mar sunglasses? Just sayn!
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#10870065 - 05/24/15 11:22 PM Re: Strike King S11 shades [Re: 361V]
Mark Perry Online   content


Registered: 01/09/04
Posts: 48497
Loc: Point Reyes
Originally Posted By: 361V
Y'all are comparing Strike King sunglasses to Costa Del Mar sunglasses? Just sayn!


Hence the comment you get what you are paying for.
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#10871009 - 05/25/15 01:48 PM Re: Strike King S11 shades [Re: Kens3313]
Kens3313 Offline
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Registered: 11/14/05
Posts: 2042
Loc: Conroe, TX
I know what the price diff is and I've had alot of cheap twenty dollar shades that didn't scratch as easy as the s11 did. Just suprised because I've heard so many good things about how good they are. Lesson learned.
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#10871049 - 05/25/15 02:13 PM Re: Strike King S11 shades [Re: Kens3313]
Brad Hardt Online   content
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Registered: 03/16/10
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The plastic nose pieces come off mine , I buy a pair a year
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