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  1. parris

    parris Oakley Beginner

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    I saw yesterday that SI added Violet Iridium to their RX program. I called and spoke with CS and the rep stated that the base is more of an amber base and not grey. There's a thread where it was stated that the base of the Violet lens has been changed to grey. Does anyone have experience with the lens? Thank you
     
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  2. OakleyTrader15

    OakleyTrader15 Oakley Collector

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    I always thought the violet was grey base. I looked at my Holbrook with violet and they are grey
    Maybe the CS gave the wrong info?
     
  3. Bosoxyacht

    Bosoxyacht Oakley Expert

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    I have violet lenses for my Flak 2.0. It is definitely an light amber base tint.
     
  4. GT1977

    GT1977 Oakley Beginner

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    I picked up a pair of spare Sapphire lenses for my jawbreakers and they are dark violet - definitely the amber tint, but its quite a dark lens. Really liking it.
     
  5. kronin323

    kronin323 Font of Useless Knowledge Premium Member

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    My violet polar lenses are over a year old and cut from BT donors. Amber base.

    Sapphire is different...
     
  6. qtrain23

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    I think they are a grey base, and the iridium makes it look funky. Like ruby
     
  7. Carrera1963

    Carrera1963 Lover of Juliet Premium Member

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    The ones in IH Juliets are most definitely not a grey base - it's the same base as fire, but without the sort of coppery tone you can get at the back of fire lenses.

    Edit: just dug out my Julian Wilson Holbrooks and those aren't a grey base either, but the same amber/green base as they are on IH Juliets.
     
  8. Gecko

    Gecko Oakley Collector Premium Member

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    Never seen a grey base violet lens and i have owned and still do a large number of them.
     
  9. parris

    parris Oakley Beginner

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    Thanks everyone for the responses. Given what cs and you've said I may very well order up a set of these for my Flaks. Thanks again :)