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  1. kamikazestory

    kamikazestory Oakley Beginner

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    does anyone have a gold iridium and 24k lenses next to each other?
    in most website pictures they look the same but i was pretty sure the gold color was much more see-thru
    just wanted to see them side by side.
     
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  2. qBan

    qBan The Hijinxer

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    dont know what you mean by see thru, but they both have iridium coating so is like a mirror effect.
     
  3. jk-27

    jk-27 Moderator Premium Member

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    24k are much more reflective than Gold iridium. In certain conditions/light angels you will be able to see the wearers eyes if they have Gold iridium. In my SW 24ks I don't think they are see through at all in any light condition.
     
  4. bad fishy

    bad fishy Oakley Expert

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    Are they both the same lens base color?
     
  5. AtmosPlease?

    AtmosPlease? Oakley Beginner

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    I can show pics later the gold are way less reflective, way more subtle lense.
     
  6. jonoyong

    jonoyong Inside Outlaw. Staff Member Premium Member

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    yeah the 24ks are way more reflective than the gold iridium. i would snap a pic for ya as comparison but it's nightfall over here by now. so gonna be a tad tough with bad/artificial lighting.
     
  7. BriP

    BriP X-Metalhead

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    the base tints are different..

    iridium wise 24k looks more like bright gold- think of a really yellowish fire iridium.

    gold iridium is more subtle, dark browny gold. more vintage and sophisticated imo.
     
  8. kamikazestory

    kamikazestory Oakley Beginner

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    yeah sorry i should've worded it a little better.
    i wanted to see how much more reflective the 24k was next to the gold.
    judging by the pictures online, they look very similar although i know that the 24k is alot more reflective. just wanted to see if it was a huge difference.
     
  9. AtmosPlease?

    AtmosPlease? Oakley Beginner

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    Night and day the lenses don't look very similar at all imo
     
  10. Rustpot

    Rustpot M Frame Lover Premium Member

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    Gold is bronze with an iridium coating, much more dark brown.

    24K is an orange/persimmon base I think, with a gold iridium coating. Makes the mirror effect brighter and more brilliant.