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  1. jozo

    jozo Oakley Beginner

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    hi guys,is there any difference between Black Iridium and Ice Iridium lenses except for the look?i know these are both darker lenses and polarized,and i cant decide which one to take...
     
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  2. jozo

    jozo Oakley Beginner

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    or let s put it like this,which do you like more and why?
     
  3. kronin323

    kronin323 Font of Useless Knowledge Premium Member

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    They're pretty close to identical, from a wearer's perspective. Both are neutral tint with 9% light transmission. The ice have a slightly bluer look through them than BIP but they're very close. In my daily wear I consider them interchangeable, it just depends what look I'm going for.
     
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    I'll try to post a pic of the two side-by-side from the wearer's perspective when I get home today.
     
  5. jozo

    jozo Oakley Beginner

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    Thank you buddy, I would really love to see that!
     
  6. The Game

    The Game Oakley Enthusiast

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    The only difference is the outward appearance
     
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  7. kronin323

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    OK, I got home late and barely caught the remaining sun, and I'm not much of a photographer, but here goes...

    BIP on top, ice ir polar on bottom. It does look like the BIP are a little darker:
    Black Iridium Polarized Vs Ice Iridium Polarized - 20140624_195540.jpg Black Iridium Polarized Vs Ice Iridium Polarized - 20140624_195648.jpg

    But these two pics were taken through the lenses, full coverage lenses right up to the camera. Can you tell the difference?
    Black Iridium Polarized Vs Ice Iridium Polarized - 20140624_195726.jpg Black Iridium Polarized Vs Ice Iridium Polarized - 20140624_195749.jpg

    BIP on left, ice on right...
     
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  8. OakleyGuru379

    OakleyGuru379 What is that thing?!

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    Both are my favorite lenses. For me, it is a toss up.
     
  9. jozo

    jozo Oakley Beginner

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    The bip does actually looks a bit darker, although both should be letting 9% of light trough the lens.big thanks to kronin 323 for these pics!!!
     
  10. osman

    osman Oakley Enthusiast

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    bought myself two holbrooks ice iridium polarized and grey polarized Black Iridium Polarized Vs Ice Iridium Polarized - 2014-12-27 19.39.33.jpg

    Black Iridium Polarized Vs Ice Iridium Polarized - 2014-12-27 19.42.37.jpg