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  1. Jason Beer

    Jason Beer Oakley Beginner

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    Hi All,

    New to the forum so firstly Hi to all :)

    I just wanted some advise on the RX Lenses? I'm lookin at the Fives Squared frames but I'm undecided whether to go for the BLACK IRIDIUM POLARISED or the GREY POLARISED ones?

    Has anyone got any experience with these lenses?

    Thanks - Jason
     
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  2. coolstorm92

    coolstorm92 Oakley Enthusiast

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    black iridium for sure. look is sweeter and performance is a little better.
     
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  3. DG85

    DG85 Oakley Enthusiast

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    Google 'Oakley Lens Tint Guide'

    You'll want to consider light transmission, polarized or not, contrast or neutral and maybe iridium coated or a see through lens.

    I believe grey lacks an iridium coating which allows the lens to be more translucent, therefore your eyes will be visible. Also it allows more light through, more of a medium to sunny day where as the BIP is the darkest lenses available, designed for intense light.

    Essentially the two lenses you mentioned are similar in performance, function and aesthetics.

    Visiting an Oakley store will be of help as well.
     
  4. Jason Beer

    Jason Beer Oakley Beginner

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    That's really great info thanks guys :)

    I'll definitely be going for the Polarised Lenses and I'm leaning more now towards the BIP ones as plan to use them mainly in the height of the summer and for driving.
     
  5. Jason Beer

    Jason Beer Oakley Beginner

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    Well I've now settled on the frames and lenses and the order is been placed today

    One more question though....Oakley Prescription lenses do they have a identifier on them confirming that they are Oakley made lenses?

    Thanks
     
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    demitri.prometheus Oakley Beginner

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    @Jason Beer

    On one bottom outer corner, there would be an "O" icon if they are authentic Oakley prescription lenses.
     
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  7. Jason Beer

    Jason Beer Oakley Beginner

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    Great many thanks :)
     
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    beelzebomb Oakley Beginner

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    There's a really great trio of videos on YouTube by a guy called Steveo. He slickly covers most lens tints pretty comprehensively.
     
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  9. Jason Beer

    Jason Beer Oakley Beginner

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    Many thanks I'll have a gander on youtube
     
  10. beelzebomb

    beelzebomb Oakley Beginner

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    You're welcome, reckon I've watched them about three times each!
     
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