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  1. TheDutchman92

    TheDutchman92 Oakley Enthusiast

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    Eyeing off some clear gascans but I'm afraid they may look pretty unusual, anyone got pics of themselves wearing a clear framed gascan, or at the very least fuel cell?
    Cheers Guys
     
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  2. bad fishy

    bad fishy Oakley Expert

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    I owned a pair of clear frames for 1 day. I think they look sick, but I couldn't tolerate the amount of light let through and reflected with the clear frame. They bugged the hell out of my eyes and went back to the store.

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  3. OBlazer

    OBlazer Oakley Enthusiast

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    ^ I second that. I love the appearance of the clear, they just are not very practical. I do not wear any translucent frame really (ie grey smoke) because I had that light gets through them to my eyes.
     
  4. TheDutchman92

    TheDutchman92 Oakley Enthusiast

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    Thanks for the input, look forward to hearing more opinions
     
  5. the piper

    the piper Oakley Collector

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    I found the same thing but Grey smoke and Polished Rootbeer work for me ok,..I once had the crystal blue Five 3.0 and those were a nightmare for sun...depends where u will wear them and for how long but baseball games, beach, driving in sun not a good experience for me. I had a cleared MD that was whiskey at one time and it just killed me.
     
  6. xmetalmaniac

    xmetalmaniac Made of Metal Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    I am also opting for a pair of clear gascans, mostly to add to my shelf whore collection.....
     
  7. Rustpot

    Rustpot M Frame Lover Premium Member

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    I think polished clear looks a bit garish. I have a set of matte clear NewFrogs that I've worn several times. They do brighten in the sun, but they're not bothersome like the crystal red Radar I had.

    The red would light up like a Christmas tree and my eyes were constantly drawn to the intense 'glow' of the temple or nose bridge in my peripheral vision. I wore them outside once then traded them. I can't imagine a full frame design in a polished clear or bright crystal color, I think that would drive me nuts.

    I also had a rust frame Monster Pup. I sold those more out of fit issues, but they'd do the same thing as the Radar, just to a lesser degree since the frame was a darker color.

    I also have a tortoise pair of NewFrogs that's a little darker but still translucent, and they're not bothersome to wear.
     
  8. STavros

    STavros Land of the Gods and ....Molon Lave

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    So Rustpot do you think the anti freeze frame will have the same problem?
     
  9. NiGHTSx2

    NiGHTSx2 Oakley Collector

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    I've got a ton of clear frames in my collection and I've never had any real problems with light entry or reflections. Maybe it's just my eyes...who knows. Anyway, it isn't to the point where it distracts me. However, I could imagine that with some of the larger frames that have a lot of frame surface area, like an Oil Rig, there would be issues.
     
  10. Rustpot

    Rustpot M Frame Lover Premium Member

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    For me? Absolutely.

    For you? No idea.