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  1. 96.SVT.COBRA

    96.SVT.COBRA Oakley Enthusiast

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    The more I see them the more I like the Jupiter style. I'm looking at getting a pair of them and wondering which ones everyone prefers? I have narrowed my search down to a few different styles with ice lenses and the first is a carbon set with ice iridium polarized. I have also seen a carbon with the matte brushed silver with ice iridium lenses. Any input on these? Also, what characteristics can I look for to determine what model I am looking at?
    Thanks everyone!
     
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  2. bad fishy

    bad fishy Oakley Expert

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    Factory Lite has aluminum orbitals. They fit a little more snug.

    Factory carbon have O Matter orbitals. They fit better for large/wider heads.

    I thought it was ridiculous for Oakley to release the carbons, change the orbitals to plastic, then charge more than the lites for them. All depends on what fits you better. The value is definitely in the lites over the carbon with the aluminum material. My factory lites are my most worn pairs because the fold slim to keep in my suit pockets and can be worn dressed up or down. It's nice to know that I can't accidentally break them by sitting on them either. They're very durable.
     
  3. Lexkempo

    Lexkempo Frog Fanatic

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    I'd say JFL's because of the 'cool' factor...
     
  4. pjd1234

    pjd1234 X METAL NERD

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    Its just a matter of metal or plastic? Jfl for me.
     
  5. OakleyBoss

    OakleyBoss Moderator Staff Member Administrator

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    Yeah agree. I love the look of the Carbon Jupiter, but metal Oakleys are always a preference for me. If you haven't already, go to a local Oakley Store/Sunglasshut and try both on. Some people don't like the weight of a Jupiter Factory lite vs O Matter.
     
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  6. pjd1234

    pjd1234 X METAL NERD

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    Yer sir i did have a carbon once but returned it i dont like the plastic feel. I did instead got me 2 jfls blue pola instead they are cheaper now than the plastics.
     
  7. 96.SVT.COBRA

    96.SVT.COBRA Oakley Enthusiast

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    Factory Lite or Carbon Jupiter's? - JFL_zps1f8ae4f1.jpg

    From everything I've seen, these are JFL's right? What would everyone say is the going price for these in good condition?
     
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  8. pjd1234

    pjd1234 X METAL NERD

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    not that expensive a new one 175 I think
     
  9. atty_65

    atty_65 Oakley magician Premium Member

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    i got a ferrari for sale! :)
     
  10. 96.SVT.COBRA

    96.SVT.COBRA Oakley Enthusiast

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    I've been eyeing the silver/ice combo though! I guess I could tell the officer when I get pulled over it's all in the glasses which is why I was exceeding the speed limit :)
     
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