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  1. IUSTEVE

    IUSTEVE Oakley Expert

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    I am curious if anyone can tell me is there a comparable frame to the Flak that is a bit wider across (from temple to temple)? I have a pair of flaks that are a little tighter than id prefer.
     
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  2. bad fishy

    bad fishy Oakley Expert

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    Try the Fast Jackets
     
  3. IUSTEVE

    IUSTEVE Oakley Expert

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    Its hard to "try" anything as I don't have an O store or vault anywhere near me. Are they wider? I'd love to have actual dimensions.
     
  4. pistolpetefan23

    pistolpetefan23 Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    I don't have dimensions, but had been wearing Flak Jackets for an hour every day on my commute, and yesterday switched to a Fast Jacket. I think fit is very comparable, with the Fast Jacket perhaps being a bit wider. I'll try them on back to back tonight when I get home and let you know what I think.

    Also, here's a chart with all kinds of dimensions on Oakleys: Oakley Sunglasses Buyer's Guide

    According to it, Fast Jackets are 9 milimeters wider than Flak Jackets, with Fast Jackets being the widest ones listed. Seems about right.
     
  5. xmetalmaniac

    xmetalmaniac Made of Metal Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    You could always try the half jacket 2.0 it's a similar frame style and utilizes pressure fit lenses. The fast jacket seems to me a bit pricey due to the lens changing system. If you want I can take some over view pics for you this evening.
     
  6. Patient_Cero

    Patient_Cero Oakley Collector

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    Do you know your hat size? Flak are a tiny bit snug on me but Fast Jackets are just fine, I wear a 7 1/4 fitted hat.
     
  7. IUSTEVE

    IUSTEVE Oakley Expert

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    I think im a 7 1/2 or 7 5/8. I don't recall
     
  8. IUSTEVE

    IUSTEVE Oakley Expert

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    What do the pressure fit lenses due? More or less I need something wider across the temples
     
  9. xmetalmaniac

    xmetalmaniac Made of Metal Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    It's just how the lenses are kept in the frame. It doesn't change the frame.
     
  10. xmetalmaniac

    xmetalmaniac Made of Metal Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    The Flak is on the top. The frames are almost identical. In my experience with wearing Flaks they are a bit snug and I am not a fan of them. However the Half Jacket 2.0 seem to fit just right and doesn't put as much pressure on the side of my head as the Flak does. I am going to assume its the temple design and its flex points. So with that the Fast Jacket is goin to be a bit bigger. Hope this helps.....


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    Last edited: 1/25/14