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  1. BeccaBear

    BeccaBear Oakley Beginner

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    What actually is the difference here? Or is literally the only difference that one is a solid lens (rotor) and the other isn't?
     
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  2. OakleyFrankFMJ

    OakleyFrankFMJ The Legend - - Vlad the Impaler Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    You got it.
     
  3. BeccaBear

    BeccaBear Oakley Beginner

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    That's what I thought. I just got confused as to why SoccerCoach said the non-rotors were tighter lol
     
  4. EmpireSoccerCoach

    EmpireSoccerCoach Oakley Collector Premium Member

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    I said that they felt tighter on me at the temple. I know someone else on here mentioned the same thing. But they are technically the same.
     
  5. BeccaBear

    BeccaBear Oakley Beginner

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    Damn it lol now I'm going to find some place which sells both of these lol I really wish oakley hunting wasn't so difficult in the UK :(
     
  6. EmpireSoccerCoach

    EmpireSoccerCoach Oakley Collector Premium Member

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    But if I remember correctly, the dim mentions are slightly different on them.

    Turbine Vs Turbine Rotor - image.png

    Turbine Vs Turbine Rotor - image.png
     
  7. EmpireSoccerCoach

    EmpireSoccerCoach Oakley Collector Premium Member

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    Obviously the lens width will be more but there was a different feel to them which I believe was do to the lens height.
     
  8. Herbsley

    Herbsley Royal Duke of Hijinx

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    There is always a slight difference in feel to frames where Oakley have essentially made a shield-lens version of a dual-lens frame.

    e.g.
    Hijinx / Antix
    Fuel Cell / Batwolf
    Turbine / Turbine Rotor.

    If you think about it logically, there is more flexibility in the centre of the shield-lens frame (above the nose), due to the fact that there is no plastic there, only the flexible lens. Therefore, this leads to less rigidity/tightness around the temples area, and a slightly more comfortable frame as it does not grip quite as tightly as a rigid dual-lens frame.

    I have a Turbine (dual-lens), and due to how bendy the ear-stems are, the fit is comfortable even on my large noggin.

    In terms of shield vs dual - speaking from experience, I do have one Antix frame, and many many many Hijinx. The Hijinx is obviously the perfect casual O-Matter frame - yet to be bettered imho. The Antix is very slightly looser fitting, but I always think folks who wear a shield lens casually in the UK look like a tourist.

    :behindsofa:
     
  9. Herbsley

    Herbsley Royal Duke of Hijinx

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    P.S.

    As per my reply on your other thread on this . . . .

    Buy the Fuel Cell.
    :dontmentionit:
     
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