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  1. steveocubed

    steveocubed Oakley Enthusiast

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    I've wondered that as of late. I like the ruby/fire look on sports specific pairs but I prefer looking through ruby much more than fire. Does anyone know why they never release ruby lenses for sports specific pairs? All I ever see are fire and positive red.
     
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  2. ucdavis4PT0gpa

    ucdavis4PT0gpa THE BEST IS YET TO COME

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    I believe that's probably due to Ruby not being a contrast lens whereas Fire is (though it's not a very good one). The increased contrast is good thing to have for sports especially those dealing with alot of shadows and dark/light transitions etc.
     
  3. NiGHTSx2

    NiGHTSx2 Oakley Collector

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    You can always get Dr. Chop to make one for you!
     
  4. Ventruck

    Ventruck Oakley Expert

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    yeah, I never understood the appeal of Fire for sport use.The polarized version especially kills off color perception.

    Haven't tried Ruby, but if the simulator is accurate, I've tried a lens like it. The amount of blue tint makes my head hurt and in general I'm not quite sure how such a tint would be beneficial. Almost feels like it's going against visibility because it cancels a lot of things out, unless one were in a desert where blue hues are almost nonexistent. That being said, each to their own. I know my eyes for one ain't perfect.
     
  5. steveocubed

    steveocubed Oakley Enthusiast

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    I know it's probably all mental but looking through ruby mentally makes me feel cooler (temperature-wise haha) because the bluish hues make a bright sunny day seem more chill and relaxed but that's just me.
     
  6. Miller325ci

    Miller325ci Oakley Beginner

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    I agree haha ruby makes the world look awesome... What's even cooler is when you take them off.. The world goes red like it caught on fire... Ruby also might not be suitable for driving...