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  1. bean323

    bean323 Oakley Collector

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    Hey there!

    Got the girlfriend to like the pit boss glasses but she says the lens isn't as dark as her 30 dollar "good" ray bans.

    which len provides the most dark but clarity?

    thanks
     
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  2. Carrera1963

    Carrera1963 Lover of Juliet Premium Member

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    Black iridium polarised has 9% light transmission and is a neutral lens, that's a pretty good bet.
     
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  3. bean323

    bean323 Oakley Collector

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    thanks.. she has a eye disease and needs less light. i tell her the polarized lets in more good light then the old uv lens.
     
  4. Carrera1963

    Carrera1963 Lover of Juliet Premium Member

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    There are a couple more lenses with 9% transmission, ice polar and gold polar, but I'm not aware of anything Oakley do that is darker. PBs 1 and 2 both had black iridium polar in some of the colourways too.
     
  5. kronin323

    kronin323 Font of Useless Knowledge Premium Member

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    Yep, BIP and Ice Polar are the darkest. But increasing light trans % by a measly 1% (to 10%) adds a lot more variety, including more contrast bases, such as VR28 BIP...
     
  6. dingo ate my baby

    dingo ate my baby I should Work at Oakley

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    Lenes that let in Med light. good contrast. I think vr 28 and 00 postive good I have those .Please make suggestions. thanks! I were mine dawn till dusk
     
  7. Mr.Gru

    Mr.Gru Oakley Beginner

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  8. bean323

    bean323 Oakley Collector

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    yea.. thanks for the info and the chart. she thinks her ray bans are darker. i explain that they are just a dark tint. whereas polarized lets more light in with less harm. i explain thats why old people wear those ugly brown lens glasses.. lol

    thanks you again!!

    looks like i may have to trade my PB2 for some badman's.
     
  9. OakleyFrankFMJ

    OakleyFrankFMJ The Legend - - Vlad the Impaler Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    Polarized lenses reduce glare.
     
  10. Mr.Gru

    Mr.Gru Oakley Beginner

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    According to the RayBan website, their rate of light transmission is 15% for both their standard green and brown lenses.