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  1. We4Redwings

    We4Redwings Oakley Beginner

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    My husband has been wanting a pair of Oakley's badly. I want to order a pair for him as a surprise. He's broken his nose a few times. When he tries on sunglasses, the majority of them sit too high on the bridge of his nose. Whatever pair I purchase would have to take that into consideration. He's also got a larger sized head.

    I was looking at the Pit Bull or Gascan or possibly even the Big Taco. Good options? I'm not sure if the Asian Fits would be a better option for a wide nose.

    Thanks in advance from an Oakley novice :)
     
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  2. Wavecloud

    Wavecloud Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    I've heard that the Asian fit are a bit wider.
     
  3. JDubs

    JDubs Oakley Enthusiast

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    Big Taco, Off Shoot, Eye Patch 2 are all bigger.
    if he has a good sized head the gascan is going to look too small IMO. The fuelcell and batwolf are kind of like the gascan in shape but they fit a bit bigger. As far as the nose I’m not sure any member here is going to be able to give you the right answer as far as that goes. If he hasn’t tried any of these on for fit I wouldn’t buy them blindly I guess.
     
  4. Oakle y

    Oakle y Something Something Darkside Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    Beat me to it I was just saying the same thing.
     
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  5. yanki01

    yanki01 Oakley Beginner

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    do you have a local store you can take him to and let him pick? I know it takes away the surprise but just so you get what he wants?
     
  6. V2oak

    V2oak Oakley Man from Manila

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    get him some pit boss and he surely will love it ;) BTW :welcome: to the forum
     
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  7. Bosoxyacht

    Bosoxyacht Oakley Expert

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    Asian fit is for people with a very shallow nose bridge, so don't bother looking for those.

    How large is his head? Offshoot/Big Taco & Eyepatch II work well for large faces.
     
  8. Rustpot

    Rustpot M Frame Lover Premium Member

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    Wire pairs have nose pads that can be bent to fit. Inmate, Crosshair, Deviation, Plaintiff Squared, several good options that offer a little more flexibility than the plastic frames.
     
  9. headpatrolman

    headpatrolman O Addict

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    I'd go with batwolf or taco's. Deviations or Inmates in wire frames.
     
  10. Teetogreen

    Teetogreen Oakley Collector

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    I have A big melon and my glasses sit high on my nose. Lots of good choices in the previous posts. I like the Pitbull , batwolf, Radar range is my favorite.