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#11499522 - 03/24/16 08:25 PM Costa Rx, Really!
EDO Offline
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Registered: 03/27/09
Posts: 207
Considered getting a pair of Rx green mirror today. That is until they told me the price. $600.00 for Costa 580P lenses. That includes a 20% discount. Shocking. I was ready to hear 300 to 350. Guy tells me the price will be the same everywhere. Lenses were 500 frame 100. Rx is nothing special +1.75 and hardly any distance correction. Any other options?

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#11499526 - 03/24/16 08:28 PM Re: Costa Rx, Really! [Re: EDO]
kellisag Offline
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Registered: 12/08/06
Posts: 1495
Loc: SETX
That's why I wear contacts!

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#11499544 - 03/24/16 08:34 PM Re: Costa Rx, Really! [Re: EDO]
BThomas Offline
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Registered: 02/15/09
Posts: 7178
Loc: Rockwall,Tx
Contact Amphibia they do prescription or the Rudy Project. Still going to be in the 400-500 range

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#11499550 - 03/24/16 08:36 PM Re: Costa Rx, Really! [Re: EDO]
Donald Harper Offline
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My Wiley X's was $300 without the mirror.
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#11499552 - 03/24/16 08:36 PM Re: Costa Rx, Really! [Re: EDO]
Ken Starling Offline
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Do you need a true prescription? They make a reader with +1.75
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#11499568 - 03/24/16 08:42 PM Re: Costa Rx, Really! [Re: EDO]
Fishspanker Offline
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Loc: Island of Jeff (Humble)
Lasik
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#11499587 - 03/24/16 08:52 PM Re: Costa Rx, Really! [Re: Ken Starling]
EDO Offline
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Registered: 03/27/09
Posts: 207
Originally Posted By: Ken Starling
Do you need a true prescription? They make a reader with +1.75


Thought about the readers but distance will be a little blurry. Have to look over the top of the readers when I use them.

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#11499596 - 03/24/16 08:56 PM Re: Costa Rx, Really! [Re: Fishspanker]
Txmedic033 Online   content
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Registered: 08/13/13
Posts: 3922
Loc: Longview, Tx
Originally Posted By: Fishspanker
Lasik


If he didn't like the price of the Costas he won't like Lasik either! roflmao

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#11499618 - 03/24/16 09:03 PM Re: Costa Rx, Really! [Re: EDO]
TroyKing Offline
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Registered: 09/28/14
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Loc: Carthage Tx
Originally Posted By: EDO
Considered getting a pair of Rx green mirror today. That is until they told me the price. $600.00 for Costa 580P lenses. That includes a 20% discount. Shocking. I was ready to hear 300 to 350. Guy tells me the price will be the same everywhere. Lenses were 500 frame 100. Rx is nothing special +1.75 and hardly any distance correction. Any other options?
just suck it up and pay for it!! There is nothing else that can compare... it'll be the best tool you ever bought for an outdoor activity.
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#11499621 - 03/24/16 09:04 PM Re: Costa Rx, Really! [Re: EDO]
kellisag Offline
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Registered: 12/08/06
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#11499712 - 03/24/16 09:43 PM Re: Costa Rx, Really! [Re: EDO]
04champ Offline
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Registered: 04/22/15
Posts: 5812
My dad just got Maui Jims, I think they were closer to $300.
Personally I'd pony up for the Costas

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#11500362 - 03/25/16 08:31 AM Re: Costa Rx, Really! [Re: EDO]
BeardedBanker Offline
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Registered: 01/06/13
Posts: 504
Loc: Queen City, TX
I have a pair of RX Oakleys. About the same price, but my vision insurance covered them so I only ended up spending around $250. Worth every penny.

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#11501036 - 03/25/16 02:44 PM Re: Costa Rx, Really! [Re: Txmedic033]
TxDispatcher Offline
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Registered: 04/23/12
Posts: 173
Loc: Conroe, Tx
Originally Posted By: Txmedic033
Originally Posted By: Fishspanker
Lasik


If he didn't like the price of the Costas he won't like Lasik either! roflmao


Probably true...but over the long haul, LASIK would be a better return

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#11501052 - 03/25/16 02:54 PM Re: Costa Rx, Really! [Re: EDO]
Bobby Milam Online   content
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Registered: 07/13/14
Posts: 2248
Loc: Arlington
I was looking not long ago and came up with the same type of pricing. Wasnt worth it to me. There are some other brands a little more reasonable with good ratings. I am probably going with one of the floating pairs.

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#11501907 - 03/25/16 10:13 PM Re: Costa Rx, Really! [Re: EDO]
EDO Offline
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Registered: 03/27/09
Posts: 207
Thanks for the feedback. I sent Sport Rx a request for a price. looks like I have to call them Monday. This is all new to me, first full year with glasses and getting that line into some of those weights can be a challenge. I have restocked on lead bullet weights as they are somewhat larger diameter hole than the tungsten weights I have. That may take care of my issues right now.

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