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  1. shinjiplus

    shinjiplus Oakley Beginner

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    Hi all,

    I'm looking for recommendations on some lenses. I bought some Grey Smoke/Black Iridium Straight Jackets ("New Straight Jacket II" according to o-review) for sports, but I find that they are often too dark for me to wear especially when out attempting to play golf. I know there's G30 and G26 but I'd like to be able to use the glasses when I go out to do other sports.

    Any recommendations on lenses that you use for outdoors?

    Thanks!
     
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  2. The Raven

    The Raven Oakley Beginner

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    G26 is a target shooting specific lens, and is not really good for anything else. G30 and VR28 are excellent choices for outdoor activities that are not generally performed in direct, bright sunlight. These lenses excel in partly to mostly cloudy days, and heavily forested settings. I believe G30 is a little better suited to greener environments where the VR28 handles the more wooded (tan/brown colored) settings a little better. That's what i've heard at least. I can say my VR28 is perfect for my MTB rides, but I don't own a G30 lens so I can't give first hand reviews. For clear sky, sunny days, you will want to stick with the 9-12% grey base lenses, polarized if you will be on or near large bodies of water.
     
  3. the piper

    the piper Oakley Collector

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    I like slate but they are non golf, I guess
     
  4. doowutchyalike

    doowutchyalike Oakley Enthusiast

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    Gold iridium or bronze is an all around good lens for every day use. And like Raven said, VR28 is also a great outdoor lens.
     
  5. shinjiplus

    shinjiplus Oakley Beginner

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    Are you referring to VR28 non-polarized right? Now to find someone to do a lens swap with me... :)
     
  6. BriP

    BriP X-Metalhead

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    vr28 black iridium is an awesome all rounder. G30 is the perfect low light lens
     
  7. shinjiplus

    shinjiplus Oakley Beginner

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    thanks everyone, looks like VR28 Black Iridium is available for the Straight Jacket.