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#12208985 - 04/20/17 03:29 PM Best Bang for Buck:glasses
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Looking for info on some decent glasses. Ive had Costas and never thought they were worth the money plus im really hard on stuff.

Anyways fire away.
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#12208998 - 04/20/17 03:44 PM Re: Best Bang for Buck:glasses [Re: crankn101]
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#12209005 - 04/20/17 03:50 PM Re: Best Bang for Buck:glasses [Re: crankn101]
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#12209018 - 04/20/17 04:03 PM Re: Best Bang for Buck:glasses [Re: crankn101]
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#12209029 - 04/20/17 04:17 PM Re: Best Bang for Buck:glasses [Re: crankn101]
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Strike King S11

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#12209044 - 04/20/17 04:28 PM Re: Best Bang for Buck:glasses [Re: crankn101]
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I have a pair of Costas with the 580G lenses. I went on vacation and didn't want to damage the Costas, so I stopped in Wal-Mart and bought a pair of 15 dollar glasses with the blue mirror plastic lenses. They're lightweight and work fine for 15 bucks.

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#12209088 - 04/20/17 05:00 PM Re: Best Bang for Buck:glasses [Re: crankn101]
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For 30 bucks, those Strike Kings arent bad

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#12209089 - 04/20/17 05:01 PM Re: Best Bang for Buck:glasses [Re: danceswithbass]
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Originally Posted By: danceswithbass
For 30 bucks, those Strike Kings arent bad
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#12209207 - 04/20/17 06:42 PM Re: Best Bang for Buck:glasses [Re: crankn101]
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The strike king s11 are good lenses but they scratch very easy and the mirror comes off easy too

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#12209213 - 04/20/17 06:52 PM Re: Best Bang for Buck:glasses [Re: crankn101]
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Originally Posted By: crankn101

Looking for info on some decent glasses. Ive had Costas and never thought they were worth the money plus im really hard on stuff.

Anyways fire away.


Ive had them all... if you are gona go through a pair of glasses every 6 months. Then get strike king... i keep a pair in the truck... step up from there wileyx

If you can keep them longer... get costas GLASS LENSES... plastics dont count get the 580s

I didmt want to buy in, but ive been converted


Edited by catslayer (04/20/17 06:54 PM)
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#12209230 - 04/20/17 07:01 PM Re: Best Bang for Buck:glasses [Re: crankn101]
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I had the glass lenses in my Costas and they didnt justify the price. Traded them for a Curado on here and im much happier with the reel...
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#12209236 - 04/20/17 07:05 PM Re: Best Bang for Buck:glasses [Re: crankn101]
crankn101 Offline
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Thanks for the info guys ill probably pick up the Strike Ks and give them a whirl.
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#12209242 - 04/20/17 07:11 PM Re: Best Bang for Buck:glasses [Re: crankn101]
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I have the Costa 580G awesome glasses, on the cheap, S11 sunglasses are hard to beat.(they do scratch easy)

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#12209256 - 04/20/17 07:21 PM Re: Best Bang for Buck:glasses [Re: crankn101]
Jaret Latta Offline
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$99 Magellan's from academy, glass amber lens

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#12209279 - 04/20/17 07:39 PM Re: Best Bang for Buck:glasses [Re: crankn101]
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$20 strike king from academy , I'm cheap but they work great


Edited by Brad Hardt (04/20/17 07:39 PM)
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