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  1. Zeke

    Zeke - The Retarded Battle Continues ... Premium Member

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    I am thinking about getting a pair of either 'Jinx or Cell's with the G30's in them.

    From the looks of it on O's site, they appear to give off almost a purple/violet, Ice & Black Iridiium'ish tint/hue to them ...

    That aside, what are your folks' opinion of them for general use? I have to say that I do not (remember) see them as a lens in many of the photos of the "What are you wearing today" Thread, ... but I know people have them.

    As a side note, I generally use my glasses as a 50/50 fashion access/sunny day driving aid. I think I have seen these in some golf- "specific" combos, but cannot remember for positive.

    Thank for anything, everything.
     
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  2. saulsaul

    saulsaul Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    Thanks for asking. I am also deliberating about getting a pair of Flaks with G30 BI (not normal G30) and really want to hear what people think. Also, whether better than VL28 BI. Apologies to Zeke for hi-jacking your thread but I think we want the same thing!
     
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  3. steveocubed

    steveocubed Oakley Enthusiast

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    Check out this link from 6:15 - 7:41 if you want to get a good idea of what they look like. Overall, I'd say they're ok from medium days to anything darker but G30 black iridium might get a little dicey for a bright, bright day depending on how sensitive your eyes are. Hope that helps!
     
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  4. Carrera1963

    Carrera1963 Lover of Juliet Premium Member

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    I have two pairs of Juliets with G30s (30% transmission as opposed to G30 BI's 25%) and it's one of my favourite lenses. The iridium coating for G30 does have a bluish sheen - not sure if G30 BI would if it's just normal black iridium.

    The G30 base, whilst initially touted as golf-specific, is also great in everyday circumstances - I find VR28 BI and BIP a bit heavy-handed in comparison, G30 is more subtle.

    In everything bar the brightest sunshine it work's fine - here in the UK it's suitable most of the time.
     
  5. saulsaul

    saulsaul Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    Thanks very much, Carrera1963. You've sold me on G30 over VR28 which I tried once, liked, but found a bit too 'fairy land'.
     
  6. Zeke

    Zeke - The Retarded Battle Continues ... Premium Member

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    I am not a fan of the VR28 whatsoever ... just got a Crosshair 2.0 with them. Yuck.
     
  7. David F

    David F Oakley Enthusiast Premium Member

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    WOW, really? I recently picked up a pair of PB with them and I really like them. Was really impressed. But to each their own.
     
  8. Zeke

    Zeke - The Retarded Battle Continues ... Premium Member

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    These, or the Fuel Cell's, are what started my interest in this lens. The .com has them both, & I have been dying to get my mitts on another 'Jinx for awhile now.
    http://www.o-review.com/database_detail_colorway.php?ID=7841&table_name=glasses

    To add to the list of lenses that I have - in one model/frame or another - would be cool, but some, like the VR50 & VR28's, are just not my fave's ... though I do like the VR50's at night ... Slap 'em in my Gascan's, ... & I drive all night & no one's headlights bother me ... same with OO Red Iridium Polar.
     
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  9. Lexkempo

    Lexkempo Frog Fanatic

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    G30 is my favorite lens, ive never work g30BI but what I've seen in my wife's frames it's pretty rocking.

    G30 with just the right amount of 'darkening' !

    Now that new Prizm golf lens looks killer!
     
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