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  1. lawman0210

    lawman0210 Oakley Collector

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    I was wearing a new set of black iridium polarized 5's today. It wasn't extremely hot nor as extremely sunny but when sun was hitring me it seemed to not stop as much of the light. Do certain models protect better even eith same lens? Light was not entering from the sides.
     
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  2. coolstorm92

    coolstorm92 Oakley Enthusiast

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    I have definitely had some black iridium lenses that appeared to be darker than others, as far as how much light actually got through, not able to notice much difference.
     
  3. OakleyGuru379

    OakleyGuru379 What is that thing?!

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    Some batches are different from others i have noticed.
     
  4. Oakley4Life

    Oakley4Life Oakley Collector

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    Yeah every batch can be slightly different. I mean, look at the +red and ruby lenses over the years. Big change
     
  5. lawman0210

    lawman0210 Oakley Collector

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    Yeah so true
     
  6. I think it just varies batch to batch how things turn out, even more so for Iridium coated lenses. I have some grey polarized lenses that are quite a bit darker than a pair a friend owns for the same frame and everything. His were bought as replacements, mine were originals.
     
  7. bhrea3

    bhrea3 Oakley Enthusiast

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    I have flaks with them and I think they are great , they do seem dark, but they look good also. My 2 favorite lens are those and the emerald green irridum.
     
  8. Eks

    Eks Oakley Beginner

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    I find pitboss 2 BIP much darker than pb1.