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Costa Sunglasses Gurus please advise #13679976 08/25/20 06:02 PM
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I have used the Harpoon Frame for my fat head for years. I have been looking at the Permit model and wonder if y'all would have any input on comfort for a fathead like me.

My harpoons are still okay but I went to put the original glass lenses in them because my prescription lenses are pretty well jacked up but the frames now don't seem to want to snap over the original lenses. I assume the poly carbonate lenses and frames have distorted some how.

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Re: Costa Sunglasses Gurus please advise [Re: Tiltman] #13679982 08/25/20 06:07 PM
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I too have a melon head sir, had a pair of Permits for going on 11 years now. They are definitely fat head approved.


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Re: Costa Sunglasses Gurus please advise [Re: Tiltman] #13680009 08/25/20 06:42 PM
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X2 for the Permits. I'm 6'6" 310# with a head to match. Permits are a perfect fit for me.


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Re: Costa Sunglasses Gurus please advise [Re: Tiltman] #13680017 08/25/20 06:45 PM
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Never tried permits but I would be classified as a fathead, too. I wear a 7 5/8 baseball cap. My costa frames are Fathoms. It wraps around my noggin like a pig in a blanket and feels good doin' it!


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Re: Costa Sunglasses Gurus please advise [Re: Tiltman] #13680041 08/25/20 07:02 PM
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Costa Permits are the only frames I have found that fit my fat head. I canโ€™t say enough good about them. I never used to wear sunglasses because they fell off, gave me headaches, or hurt my nose. I forget I have my Permits on. And they help catch fish. roflmao

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Re: Costa Sunglasses Gurus please advise [Re: Tiltman] #13680052 08/25/20 07:12 PM
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Nice bass! Is that on Whitney?


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Re: Costa Sunglasses Gurus please advise [Re: Tiltman] #13680160 08/25/20 08:19 PM
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i to have been blessed with a melon noggin, and a shnoze. Permits for 10+ years, only one that fits.

Re: Costa Sunglasses Gurus please advise [Re: Tiltman] #13680183 08/25/20 08:37 PM
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k thanks guys, I am going to order permits for sure!

Re: Costa Sunglasses Gurus please advise [Re: Tiltman] #13680196 08/25/20 08:48 PM
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Fit well but do not hold up due to rubber pieces coming off

Re: Costa Sunglasses Gurus please advise [Re: Tiltman] #13680197 08/25/20 08:49 PM
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God you guys are making me feel like I have a fat head too! roflmao

Permits fit my face better than any other frame of theirs that I have tried on. They're almost like goggles, fit snug against my brow on top and my cheek underneath.


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I like the fisch frame also I have permits also both are good


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Originally Posted by fatdad74
I like the fisch frame also I have permits also both are good



I actually ordered both !

Re: Costa Sunglasses Gurus please advise [Re: Tiltman] #13680656 08/26/20 03:13 AM
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my head is huge

Re: Costa Sunglasses Gurus please advise [Re: Tiltman] #13681037 08/26/20 03:41 PM
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Chris, sunglasses are like shoes. They need to fit to be comfortable. My advise, try on before you buy and don't buy from picture alone. Look at Rincon, Reefton, Permit or Jose

Re: Costa Sunglasses Gurus please advise [Re: Tiltman] #13681136 08/26/20 04:42 PM
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I get that for sure but I just ordered on line for time sake, permits and fische one for boat and one for truck hopefully. I love the Harpoon they are just worn out I guess. I cant get the oem lenses to stay in them,


Whats funny is they are the ones I got from you nearly 20 years ago!

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