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  1. Razerwire

    Razerwire And then there was X...

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    Anyone have experience with G26 Iridium? What's the base color of the lens? How does it compare in reflection color with the Jade Iridium?

    Thanks in advance!
     
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  2. Batwolf

    Batwolf Double Team Premium Member

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    Base color is the "G" base you see on G20/G30. Because of the Iridium coating it has a very high increase in contrast.

    Honestly I wore a set on a sunny day and it gave me a headache but on a cloudy day they were fine.
     
  3. jonoyong

    jonoyong Inside Outlaw. Staff Member Premium Member

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    much more striking when looking at it compared to Jade iridium. like what Bats said, not recommended during sunny days. makes everything too damn bright. ha!

    G26 Iridium Question - p1020826a.jpg

    i'm not the best photographer in the world, so the contrast between the lenses isn't popping, but here's a comparison shot between the G26, Jade Iridium, and Jade Iridium Polarized.
     
  4. Batwolf

    Batwolf Double Team Premium Member

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    Great comparison pic! G26 is Oakley's best looking lens IMO.
     
  5. Razerwire

    Razerwire And then there was X...

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    Oh wow. The G26 is that much greener? It looks great but the while not-for-sunny-days is a little cause for concern. Oakley.com doesn't have it on their lens tint page which sucks.
     
  6. jonoyong

    jonoyong Inside Outlaw. Staff Member Premium Member

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    I think you can check the info on OR's supplements page. =)
     
  7. Razerwire

    Razerwire And then there was X...

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    Right, I'll have to look that up.
     
  8. Batwolf

    Batwolf Double Team Premium Member

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    G26 = 26% light transmission
     
  9. Razerwire

    Razerwire And then there was X...

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    Hmmm. That'll definitely be the brightest lens for me if I go ahead with it. I guess it'll be reserved for overcast days.
     
  10. Rustpot

    Rustpot M Frame Lover Premium Member

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    I've worn G26 twice, and probably won't again.

    It was fun to wear, and all of the road lines and signs really popped, but the purply color just didn't feel good. I didn't get colors distorted that I could tell, but it's definitely not a lens I want to wear for very long.