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  1. MJLSr

    MJLSr Oakley Expert

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    So after my Violet Madman cut yesterday I got to thinking that the Badman with the Prizm in the Dark Carbon frame would look good with the same... I did not want to lose the Prizm Daily's, but having worn them 3 days in the past week I was open to try something different.

    I started with this [stock]:
    A Badder Badman - 16549712662_47733b01f2_k.jpg

    Then after the first Violet cut I wound up with this:
    A Badder Badman - 16549718082_8754d561bb_k.jpg

    But for some reason it did not seem right?
    It did not jump out at me like the Madman did...
    So before I cut the other side I considered my options!
    Wouldn't you know it was right there in front of my eyes, literally.
    A Badder Badman - 16550916405_78956fb047_k.jpg

    Can you see it?
    A Badder Badman - 16363447250_aee163fdd0_k.jpg

    A Badder Badman - 15930725603_255ce6add7_k.jpg

    A Badder Badman - 16365022367_ad22b3a750_k.jpg

    So to compensate for the lame over-polished plastic looking X Ti frame that I passed on and grabbed the Plasma instead - that Plasma frame with the Prizm Daily lenses reminds me of my XMXX/Chrome, which is the most 'X-Metal' pair I think I have ever seen. I know there is more of a rose/brown base to the Prizm Daily, but in most lighting, from most angles, it looks a lot like Chrome. =]

    The Sapphire lenses from the Plasma has a more range and contrast in the Dark Carbon, giving that pair the little something extra I was looking for.

    So really this is a Win-Win-Win
    - I get the neXt-Metal effect with the Plasma/Daily Prizm Pair
    - I appreciate the range and contrast of the Sapphire more - maybe the best Badman colorway I've seen so far
    - And the single lens I cut is still good as a donor for most of my other X-Metals :D
     
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  2. TheWannaBe

    TheWannaBe The O-Warrior Premium Member

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    Looks awesome man!
     
  3. Oakleynerd

    Oakleynerd Moderator Staff Member Premium Member

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    nice customs
    the Madman looks badder now ;)
     
  4. joscejrod

    joscejrod Oakley Beginner

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    Great pairs! What is your opinion of daily prizm?
     
  5. washi me sensie

    washi me sensie The Oakley R┼Źnin

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    nice 1 bro!!
     
  6. MJLSr

    MJLSr Oakley Expert

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    I think its the best all-purpose lens Oakley has ever made.
    I can't wait for spring to get the Prizm Trail for MTB adventures :)
     
  7. joscejrod

    joscejrod Oakley Beginner

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    But how ot works in sunny bright days? Don't you miss more protection?
     
  8. Claustin

    Claustin Oakley Expert Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    I wore polarized prizms out yesterday in the bright sun for an extended period and my feeling is they weren't dark enough. I found myself still slightly squinting a lot. Great cloudy day lens though.
     
  9. joscejrod

    joscejrod Oakley Beginner

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    Were they prizm daily polarized or other prizms? And what colour tint has prizm daily when you see things trought the lenses?
     
  10. kronin323

    kronin323 Font of Useless Knowledge Premium Member

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    The daily is the only prizm that's polarized, so far.

    I checked them out on Sat. Yes, like others have said, similar to oo BIP. Rosy-purplish. But it's not a blanket color wash like legacy lenses. Looked very nice but I didn't have a chance to try in full sun.

    I also picked up a radarlock prizm road and have a prizm trail arriving tomorrow (should have been Fri; dang USPS...)

    So dude is there an o-store or vault anywhere within a couple hours' drive of your location? With all the questions you've been posting about prizm, I really think the only thing that will truly satisfy you is to check them out yourself...
     
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