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  1. Ragnaldr Thorsson

    Ragnaldr Thorsson Oakley Beginner

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    So, it's time for me to get some new Rx glasses and I really want some Oakley frames. I prefer low profile frames, like wire frames, semi-rimless. I really like the Keel frames in chrome, but the reviews on oakley.com say they're really fragile and have several design flaws. Aside from the Keel, I like the clubface in pewter, lizard in brushed chrome and the jackknife 4.0.
    Anybody have any thoughts on these frames, or similar wire and semi-rimless/rimless? I work in warehousing, so I don't want to buy something flimsy.
     
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  2. Kuztomized

    Kuztomized Oakley Collector

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    I had the clubface in pewter for about 2 years... I wear contacts 99% of the time though. The clubface fit me well and held up pretty well, I only got one small nick in the coloring, which lets a silver show through. It sort of stands out and bothers me, but others probably don't notice. I recently got a new prescription and had it put into a crosslink pitch rx frame. I can't get Oakley lenses though; they don't accommodate my blindness of -9.0 haha.
     
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  3. Ragnaldr Thorsson

    Ragnaldr Thorsson Oakley Beginner

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    I can't deal with contacts. I have astigmatism and I hate anything in or near my eyeballs. The crosslink pitch is too thick of a frame for my liking.
     
  4. Ragnaldr Thorsson

    Ragnaldr Thorsson Oakley Beginner

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    Kinda like the wingbacks too.
     
  5. Medusa50

    Medusa50 Oakley Expert

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    Find an Oakley store with an Optician. Many frames allow for RX lenses. A good optician can guide you. On a side note I had a pair of e wires that I wanted to have done in prescription. They told me Oakley doesn't do RX Lenses for those. Not happy about that. I'll be taking a trip back to look at alternatives.
     
  6. Ragnaldr Thorsson

    Ragnaldr Thorsson Oakley Beginner

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    Went to LensCrafters (they're not in my network) to try on some Oakley Rx frames and I really like the tincup 0.5 in powdered steel. I'm pretty sure I'm going with those, as long as I can find them in powdered steel, in network.
     
  7. flyer

    flyer Oakley Expert

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    I've a pair of Straightline 4.0, (low profile wires) and love 'em.
    Reminiscent of the Wiretap 1Gen, but more of a squared lens look.
    You'd have to lurk Eboy for 'em, and fair warning, I'm looking for a second pair...
    Looking into Rx - oakley-straight-line-4-black-pewter+me++productPageLarge.jpg
     
  8. Ragnaldr Thorsson

    Ragnaldr Thorsson Oakley Beginner

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    I wound up going with the tincup 0.5 in powdered steel. My optical shop didn't have any on hand, so they sent off for a pair. They came in last Thursday, I went to try them on Friday. I really liked them and my wife LOVED them. Now they're being sent out to get them lenses put in. They're saying they should be back in 7-10 business days. Once they come back I'll post some pics in the recent purchases thread.
     
  9. Eckstream1

    Eckstream1 Addicted to O

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    I had Corkscrew 4.0's for a few years and liked that frame until I tried a pair of Crosslink and Crosslink Pro's.....