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Sun glasses #13655740 08/04/20 12:22 PM
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What would u consider the best all around sunglasses for fishing and driving. Tks


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Re: Sun glasses [Re: popparon] #13655750 08/04/20 12:33 PM
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I like Costa but I haven’t tried Maui Jim or any of the other similar brands. Costa has a good warranty.


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Re: Sun glasses [Re: popparon] #13655759 08/04/20 12:43 PM
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I got a pair of WileyX a few years ago and love them. Great customer service and warranty. I bought them on sale, polarized, and like them partly due to the dual purpose as a safety/PPE eyewear.


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Re: Sun glasses [Re: popparon] #13655762 08/04/20 12:45 PM
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fishing Costa 580 green mirror w/ fathom frame, or my Oakleys

driving Oakley flak jackets w/ black iridium polarized


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Re: Sun glasses [Re: popparon] #13655783 08/04/20 01:01 PM
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I have some WileyX prescription glasses that are unwearable. I have some Piranhas that are great for driving. I have another pair of WileyX that are for fishing and they are delaminating “due to exposure to the sun”! bang

I vote stay away from WileyX.

Costa Is next to try.

Re: Sun glasses [Re: popparon] #13655864 08/04/20 02:16 PM
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Anyone ever had the Amphibia shades? The fact that they float would be an advantage in my book since I've lost my last several pair in the lake recently. They look real bulky though. I've been hesitant to purchase for that reason.

Re: Sun glasses [Re: popparon] #13655916 08/04/20 03:12 PM
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I have amphibians for driving and Costas for fishing. Pretty much interchangeable

Re: Sun glasses [Re: popparon] #13655927 08/04/20 03:17 PM
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kastking has some really good ones for a fraction of the cost of costa. $26.99 on amazon. toccoa, brown base with chatreusse mirror. works great for me. even if i drop them in the water, im not losing $200 plus.


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Re: Sun glasses [Re: popparon] #13655935 08/04/20 03:25 PM
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Costa 580p which are green for fishing w plastic lense.

Icicles for every day use, you can buy replacement lenses for $50, they easily pop in and out. Ive had the same frames since 2009.. He has a lot of sales, like black friday, july 4 etc, you can get lenses then for $30. I believe the person I email or call to order is the same person I met at a Nascar race in 2009 in a booth... Small company, good product. USA/Italy made he says.

https://www.icicles.com/

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Re: Sun glasses [Re: popparon] #13655938 08/04/20 03:27 PM
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I use Oakley Flak 2.0's in Polarized Black Iridium for driving and all around.

I use the same in the Prizm Deep Water Polarized for most of my fishing. cheers


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I have been wearing Amphibia’s for the last couple of years. Still have the first pair I bought even after dropping them overboard a couple of times, glad they float. I am also an old fart and glad I am able to get bifocal lenses in them. I have another pair along with an extra pair of lenses on order right now.

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Costa 580 green mirror w/ clear frame for all purpose!

Re: Sun glasses [Re: popparon] #13656056 08/04/20 05:02 PM
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I'm a big fan of Smith Action Optics. I really prefer them to Costa's. I've had both. Do a lot of sight fishing with the fly rod and they are tops in my book. I like the Amber lens which is great in all conditions and work well for me in the bass boat too.


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Re: Sun glasses [Re: SteezMacQueen] #13656063 08/04/20 05:06 PM
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Originally Posted by SteezMacQueen
I have some WileyX prescription glasses that are unwearable. I have some Piranhas that are great for driving. I have another pair of WileyX that are for fishing and they are delaminating “due to exposure to the sun”! bang

I vote stay away from WileyX.

Costa Is next to try.


Send those WileyX back to them.


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