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  1. 7legion77

    7legion77 Oakley Enthusiast

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    Apparently I'm such a douche that I am loath to take off my Oakley's even as the sun is setting and I can't see anything.

    Therefore, I am thinking of picking up a Slate iridium lens (available for batwolf) that I can wear in very lowlight settings. Who owns one, and how does it serve you. Can you recommend any other low light lenses. I know prizm's good but they're not available for enough frames.
     
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  2. Slate is probably too dark for low light applications. In my experience it works best for morning commutes, doing stuff in shaded areas like the woods or a park, days with bright but overcast skies, etc.

    Honestly, there isn't a lens Oakley makes that I feel does very well when the sun is setting. All of their higher light transmission lenses that I've ever tried (Ti Clear, Ruby Clear, Persimmon, HI Yellow, probably others I'm forgetting) suffer from ghosting problems. Some are better than others, and persimmon/HI yellow in particular are very good for rainy days, but when it's just plain dark or low light there isn't a lens I would recommend without some type of footnote.
     
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  3. xInZax

    xInZax Gascan Addict

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    Check out Vr28 Iridium or the G20/G30 lenses. They are excellent for all conditions!
     
  4. flyer

    flyer Oakley Expert

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    Good point, but of those examples, I find Ti Clear to be the most natural to wear after the sun sets..

    Don't forget VR50 when the streetlights come on. I get zero ghosting from VR50 gold iridium (35% transmission).
     
  5. sbanzer123

    sbanzer123 Oakley Enthusiast

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    What about a Photochromic lens?
     
  6. flyer

    flyer Oakley Expert

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    I think the only "lighter" lenses offered for Batwolf are Prism Shallow Water (really hard to source) and +Red ( both 15%), not really what you're looking for.
    You might want to pick up some Flak Jackets to get a better range of low light lenses, including Photochromic, and lots are readily available.
     
  7. wrist

    wrist Oakley Collector

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    Just embrace being an ass hole and keep your shades on whenever you want. That's what I do
     
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  8. pjd1234

    pjd1234 X METAL NERD

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    I like sates bro one of my fave lenses