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  1. qtrain23

    qtrain23 3D Printing Protege

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    I bought a Romeo 1 frame and need some lenses. I don't currently have the cash for oem so looking for 3rd party. What do you guys recommend? Right now I'm leaning towards exovista, but may go for line gear although they're a little bit more than I wanna pay.
     
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  2. Eckstream1

    Eckstream1 Addicted to O

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    Everyone says Linegear is the way to go... Best cut, color and clarity. Also seem to be thicker than the other lenses out there.
     
  3. qtrain23

    qtrain23 3D Printing Protege

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    But they're so expensive for aftermarket.
     
  4. Eckstream1

    Eckstream1 Addicted to O

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    They're less than half the price of the only OEM lenses on eBay though. And only $10 more than Exovista (runner up)
     
  5. qtrain23

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    The exovistas I saw were 40ish. Line gear were 80
     
  6. qtrain23

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    I think I may just have to go with linegear silver mirror in the end. They look so awesome
     
  7. The Raven

    The Raven Oakley Beginner

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    I can vouch for the quality of Linegear, but I have to recommend against the Red Mirror lenses based on personal experience. I haven't tried any of their other mirrors though, and based on the pictures on their site, I would be willing to try out another set, if I were interested in any of the other colors. Be warned though, their base tint is not very dark.

    Oh, and they are ALOT more expensive than Exovista. I got my Exovista Ruby Quartz lenses for $34.99 shipped...the Linegear Red Mirror set that I got was damn near $90 shipped.
     
  8. Impulse

    Impulse Oakley Beginner

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    I also find that Linegear is a fair bit more (almost double) than Exovista. But from personal experience (I own a few exovista lenses) they don't really match up to the optical clarity of OEM. Looking into a pair of Linegear red lenses though, could you please elaborate on why you recommend against them?

    Cheers

    Alf

     
  9. Eckstream1

    Eckstream1 Addicted to O

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    He wasn't too happy with the reflectivity of the lens...
    Here is a link to the discussion....

    http://www.oakleyforum.com/oakley-x-metal-discussion/8304-any-pics-linegear-red-mirror-lenses-ducati-x-squared-2.html#post110514
     
  10. The Raven

    The Raven Oakley Beginner

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    Yup, mirror AND tint too light. Basically I just found them not worthy of the $90 pricetag. I already have $35 exovistas that I actually like better, so i'll put the money into accessorizing another frame.

    If anybody wants the Linegears I got, they are up on ebay. My price is alot lower than Linegear's own, and they won't be shipping from Japan.