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  1. alcapon1

    alcapon1 Oakley Enthusiast

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    anyone notice polarized lenses dont last as long as regular iridium lenses? I have like 10 pairs I wear and the polarized glasses lens coatings get messed up way before the regular ones do. I have a pair of canteens that went through hell and back and they are way nicer to look through than my semi new polarized twitch....
     
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  2. marc2040

    marc2040 Guest

    I can not confirm!
    I own different shades, 1999 - 2011, iridium and iridium polarized lenses and can't see any difference between them.
     
  3. alcapon1

    alcapon1 Oakley Enthusiast

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    I will post some pictures of 2 different pairs that are a good example. My Twitch polarized are like 6 months old and I cant even see through them now. I wore my canteens for like 3 years and they are clear. Maybe something just got on them and effected the coating, that would probably be a good tread....."What not to get on your Oakley's that can ruin them"
     
  4. marc2040

    marc2040 Guest

    How do you clean your Oakley's?
    Can you still observe the water repelling effect on your lenses?
     
  5. alcapon1

    alcapon1 Oakley Enthusiast

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    luke warm water only to clean but I do wear some hair spray sometimes and then put them on my head when not over my eyes. Maybe even a little hairspray messes with the polarized coating but not the regular iridium lens, interesting hmmmmm...... You know what.... the water repelling is non existent on a pair.... I \clean them with water only and its hard to get them clear again
     
  6. marc2040

    marc2040 Guest

    Would be nice to see two pics side by side.
     
  7. Herbsley

    Herbsley Royal Duke of Hijinx

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    Someone got out of bed on the wrong side today.
    :blink:
     
  8. BriP

    BriP X-Metalhead

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    hairspray and other hair products are a big nono for oakley lenses. yes, maybe the polarised lenses are more prone to damage by hairspray, but you should always clean with warm water AND mild soap to remove all oil and grease. water itself doesnt clean thoroughly and whatevers on that lens will continue to damage it.

    all comes down to care for your oaks. Ive never had a problem with any of my lenses, polarised or not.
     
  9. Herbsley

    Herbsley Royal Duke of Hijinx

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    Me neither.

    But then I don't use hair products.
    :laugh:
     
  10. marc2040

    marc2040 Guest

    Resolution: Buy a hair clipper :wink:
    20 £ Remington ceramic blade, much cheaper than lenses