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  1. Phibz408

    Phibz408 Oakley Beginner

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    So I like the look of red lenses on the romeo 1's so from what I can tell I have two options, custom cut fast jacket positive red iridium or linegear red mirror, the chops would cost about $95 and the linegears would run $68 or so. I'm looking for opinions for either one.
     
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  2. Dallas O Hog

    Dallas O Hog O.C.D. Oakley Collecting Disorder haha Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    U get what u pay for! The little extra is worth it!
     
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  3. Phibz408

    Phibz408 Oakley Beginner

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    I like the linegear because it gives u more of a true red from more angles, but If the optics are going to suffer badley ill go positive red, I just thought maybe the linegear would be decent optics,it's not like $20 vl lenses.
     
  4. bad fishy

    bad fishy Oakley Expert

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    I've never owned linegear lenses, but most who have agree they are much better than the alternatives. They also say they're still not as good as OEM.

    So, if you're more worried about the look, go linegear. If your more concerned about caring for your only two god-given eyes, go OEM.
     
  5. erap

    erap Oakley Collector

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    oem all the way!
     
  6. nyhokie

    nyhokie Oakley Enthusiast Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    I personally like the look of the linegear mirror red over the + red. I have the mirror red lenses from linegear and my eyes aren't good enough to tell the difference between OEM and linegear. The linegear lenses were super clear and didn't appear dark or distorted like the VL or Exovista lenses thay I have tried. I think linegear is an excellent option when Oakley doesn't offer up a certain lens color.

    I ended up going with OEM custom cuts for my R1 simply because of the fit. The linegear R1 lenses fit one of my Romeos like a glove, but the other was a real tight fit. I felt like I was forcing it and was worried that over time that damage would occur to either the lenses (stress cracks) or frame (warping).

    I have a set of linegear red mirror for R1s that I am not using. Send me a PM and maybe would could work something out so that you can try them out before making a decision.
     
  7. Phibz408

    Phibz408 Oakley Beginner

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    PM sent
     
  8. Brett28

    Brett28 Here's my money, thanks

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    Oem all day, no competition between optics man.
     
  9. Ares176

    Ares176 Oakley Beginner

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    Yeah provided you can still get it NIB or paying 400+ for it....
    Else, Linegear is the best aftermarket. I'm in no way an associate or affiliate to LG, but I think credit should be given where it is due... just my 2 cents.
     
  10. Brett28

    Brett28 Here's my money, thanks

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    He just said you can get Oakley custom cut from chop for $30 more
     
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