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  1. Mattikins

    Mattikins Oakley Beginner

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    Has anyone noticed the larger price difference when buying a pair polarized sunglasses vs non-polarized as compared to the price difference between just buying polarized lenses vs non-polarized lenses.

    Example. Polarized flak jackets are $210 vs $150 for non polarized, therefore a $60 difference. But polarized lenses for flak jackets are $90 vs $60 for non polarized, a $30 difference. So why have a $60 up-charge on polarized sunglasses when the lenses only cost $30 more?
     
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  2. Ventruck

    Ventruck Oakley Expert

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    In that example, would it be wiser to then spend $240 just to have a pair with polarized lenses?

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  3. Mattikins

    Mattikins Oakley Beginner

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    I was thinking the exact same thing! Might as well buy the standard version and spend an extra $90 for polarized and at least this way you'll have an extra set of lenses for only $30 more than the price of the polarized pair.
     
  4. QLR1

    QLR1 DARK SIDE, embraced!

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    You have to do the math. For me, I tend to get cheap frames and, if needed, I'll splurge on a polarized set. I got some Eyepatch 2 sunglasses for about $60. I decided to get some polarized lenses. Yeah, they were $90, but the total cost wasn't much more than a regular pair with polarized lenses. I think it was a $10 difference.