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  1. Meh

    Meh Oakley Beginner

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    I'm considering buying some bronze based lenses and am wondering about how they compare to each other. I have a tungsten pair for reference. So how do the bronze hues for gold, 24k, tungsten, and titanium compare to each other? I know that the light trans % is different so it may be a tough comparison because of that. Which ones are more neutral and which ones are more contrast?
     
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  2. thisguy

    thisguy Oakley Expert

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    I have gold, 24k and tungsten. 24k is the 'lightest' lens looking through. The difference between gold and tungsten is the iridium coating I would say. Tungsten on the outside looks more brown while gold has a little bit more yellow to resemble gold. Looking through them is basically the same to me.
     
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    flyer Oakley Expert

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    Agreed @thisguy.
    Titanium is just slightly less brown than tungsten, and tends to even out colours slightly more.
    Gold, to my eye, gives the best contrast, with the sharpest definition between colours, and is by far the best to look at.
     
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  4. DKO

    DKO Oakley Enthusiast

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    I personally think Titanium is a little more brown hue and Tungsten a lighter yellow amber.
     
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    Oakleynerd Moderator Staff Member Premium Member

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