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#11578399 - 05/02/16 12:52 PM Mr Fouz Costa ?
militarybrat Offline
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Registered: 06/02/11
Posts: 2724
Loc: dalllas texas
I am having eye surgery and have to replace my script Costas. Not happy with this that said I need to see. Right now I wear eliminator frames with grey polycarb lenses that have saved my eyes more than once on missed hook set. I am not worried about low light situations I have skii googles for that. Being a fair weather fisherman mostly bright sunny days what lens color would you recomend. If anyone has tried most of their offerings it is you. Your imput would be greatly appreciated.
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#11578415 - 05/02/16 12:58 PM Re: Mr Fouz Costa ? [Re: militarybrat]
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Bright, sunny days, blue mirror. They're mainly designed for open water. Best all around, Green mirror over amber. I have both, but if I could only afford one, it would be the green mirror over amber.
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#11578420 - 05/02/16 12:59 PM Re: Mr Fouz Costa ? [Re: militarybrat]
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Green, blue, or silver mirror work great for sunny days. I have the green and the silver- green makes things a little darker the silver more like what grey does but sharper.
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#11578444 - 05/02/16 01:05 PM Re: Mr Fouz Costa ? [Re: militarybrat]
militarybrat Offline
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Registered: 06/02/11
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Loc: dalllas texas
Thanx guys I can only afford 1 pair will go with the Green mirror over Amber need all the protect I can get.
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#11578460 - 05/02/16 01:08 PM Re: Mr Fouz Costa ? [Re: militarybrat]
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Registered: 01/15/04
Posts: 13156
Loc: Mansfield, Tx.
Originally Posted By: militarybrat
Thanx guys I can only afford 1 pair will go with the Green mirror over Amber need all the protect I can get.


You made the right choice. I have both the blue and the green and like the green the best.

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#11578617 - 05/02/16 02:27 PM Re: Mr Fouz Costa ? [Re: militarybrat]
FlaNative Offline
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Registered: 08/19/11
Posts: 646
Loc: Between Azle & Lake Worth
Originally Posted By: militarybrat
Thanx guys I can only afford 1 pair will go with the Green mirror over Amber need all the protect I can get.


Which style did you opt for?
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#11578757 - 05/02/16 03:17 PM Re: Mr Fouz Costa ? [Re: militarybrat]
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Registered: 04/12/05
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Loc: Fork/Arlington some.
Maui Jims Ika-Ika....... Silver/Gray............ grin Got tired of Costa's all the time, new matte black framed Maui's are lighter and look really nice...

Ck'm out :

http://www.framesdirect.com/Maui-Jim-pre...CFZKCaQodIfIBFw
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#11578778 - 05/02/16 03:28 PM Re: Mr Fouz Costa ? [Re: militarybrat]
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Registered: 01/29/03
Posts: 1190
Loc: Royse City, Texas
I have the blackfin frame with green mirror/copper as amber is not available any longer. The blackfin frame offers great wrap around protection from side glare. I also have a right eye issue that has been resolved thankfully. I was finally able to get my new script in February and discovered that Costa no longer offered the amber lense. The copper is a really good. I have also owned the blue mirror/gray which also a great product for bright days. I think the green mirror/copper is a better all round set-up.
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#11578911 - 05/02/16 04:23 PM Re: Mr Fouz Costa ? [Re: militarybrat]
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Registered: 08/26/04
Posts: 1710
Loc: Denton
I love my Green mirrors!
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#11579166 - 05/02/16 06:29 PM Re: Mr Fouz Costa ? [Re: militarybrat]
Der Vorsteher Offline
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Registered: 02/11/11
Posts: 23302
Loc: The 903
I thought this was the new name of a frame of Costa's, "Mr. Fouz"
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#11579234 - 05/02/16 07:03 PM Re: Mr Fouz Costa ? [Re: Der Vorsteher]
JT Evans Offline
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Registered: 04/18/07
Posts: 3739
Loc: DFW
Originally Posted By: Der Vorsteher™
I thought this was the new name of a frame of Costa's, "Mr. Fouz"


More like they should name it "The Manther." And they would sell a ton of them.... roflmao

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#11579343 - 05/02/16 07:46 PM Re: Mr Fouz Costa ? [Re: FlaNative]
militarybrat Offline
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Registered: 06/02/11
Posts: 2724
Loc: dalllas texas
Originally Posted By: FlaNative
Originally Posted By: militarybrat
Thanx guys I can only afford 1 pair will go with the Green mirror over Amber need all the protect I can get.


Which style did you opt for?
I wear Costa Eliminators now they are discontinued. If they won't replace the lenses then the Jose for me.

I am a Costa guy built by fisherman for fisherman don't get any better than that.
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#11579351 - 05/02/16 07:48 PM Re: Mr Fouz Costa ? [Re: Der Vorsteher]
militarybrat Offline
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Registered: 06/02/11
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Loc: dalllas texas
Originally Posted By: Der Vorsteher™
I thought this was the new name of a frame of Costa's, "Mr. Fouz"
I like it lol.
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#11579602 - 05/02/16 08:58 PM Re: Mr Fouz Costa ? [Re: militarybrat]
Kens3313 Offline
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Registered: 11/14/05
Posts: 2387
Loc: Conroe, TX
I hear everyone talking about green ,blue silver mirror, I have the smoke lense. Are these not good for bright days on the water? I may need to try the green mirror or blue
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#11579667 - 05/02/16 09:31 PM Re: Mr Fouz Costa ? [Re: militarybrat]
militarybrat Offline
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Registered: 06/02/11
Posts: 2724
Loc: dalllas texas
I have used grey/smoke since I started wearing sunglasses nothing wrong with them. The grey lens color is the if it ain't broke don't fix it great grand daddy of all other polarized lens colors. Just want the extra protect the mirrors give.
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