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  1. Arron1980

    Arron1980 Oakley Enthusiast

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    Anybody have any experience with Revant or Walleva lenses? Goes without saying that Oakley lenses are all I want but just interested if there are any decent alternatives out there
     
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  2. kronin323

    kronin323 Font of Useless Knowledge Premium Member

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    Both brands have been discussed many times, along with aftermarkets vs. OEM in general. If you do a quick forum search I'm sure you can find a wealth of information.

    But in summary, though there are a few dissenters, the vast majority "conventional wisdom" is that aftermarkets are inferior, especially with the most important part, the optics. There is some objective data backing that up. Aftermarkets are not recommended for anything other than looking pretty sitting on a shelf.
     
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    pjd1234 X METAL NERD

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    A.big NOOOOOOOOO[OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
     
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  5. Arron1980

    Arron1980 Oakley Enthusiast

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    Great posts and thanks. I'll be staying well clear of all that bag of crap that's isn't Oakley
     
  6. Ex_Oakley_employee

    Ex_Oakley_employee Oakley Beginner

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    The Revant ones are pretty bad IMO, I wouldn't bother with those.

    The Walleva lenses I personally think are superb. There are one or two in the older frames that aren't great, but especially in the sport models the optics are brilliant.
     
  7. da_nige

    da_nige Oakley Enthusiast

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    Oakley's strength is their lenses so if you can get an Oakley lens get it and if you can't get one cut by someone on here.
     
  8. Ventruck

    Ventruck Oakley Expert

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    I think the only metric this forum has had to compare lenses is the clarity shown with projected slides. Last I remember, Fuse was impressive, but was still subject to additional testing.
     
  9. Teetogreen

    Teetogreen Oakley Collector

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    Fokleys.
     
  10. SnowMatter

    SnowMatter Oakley Beginner

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    The lenses are what make these glasses so great! Might as well be fakes once you put aftermarkets in.
     
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