Jon

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Wanted to get thoughts on the VR28 series (VR28, VR28 polarized, VR28 Black Iridium, and VR28 BI Polarized) vs. the G30. I have a set of prescription G30s that I've found are nearly perfect for almost every condition. I only really have two negatives with the G30: they are not reflective on the outside and they are not polarized. I don't really have major issues with either, but I am concerned about reflections from puddles on the roadway after it rains. I live near Seattle, so I'll primarily be using either a pair VR28 or another pair of G30s in my wife's car as an all around lens in overcast conditions, early morning (without the sun glaring in my face), evenings, etc. I don't need something really dark, just enough to take the edge off so I don't have to squint if the sun comes out. A reflective lense is a bonus. Any of the VR28 lens family fit the bill in anyone's experience?
 

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vr28 b.i. polarized is your best bet, vr28 polarized is good but the fact i can see my eyes bothers me with that lens. g30 b.i. polarized is coming on the fast jacket, if you like it that much id hold out for it
 

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if you look for a polarized lense, the new OO Grey / OO Black Polarized lenses, have the a G30 Base and also a polarized filter, you work with the same contrast as the G30 but it isnt so dark like the v28 polarized, I have the 00Grey Polarized in my FueCell and prefer that more as all black polarized lenses.
 

Jon

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I'm fairly limited since I'm dealing in the prescription world. Here are the choices I currently have in addition to the G30 and VR28 family already mentioned: Black, Gold, Fire, Emerald, Ice, Clear, and Persimmon. VR28, Black, Gold, and Ice are the only ones that have polarization available. I've got Ice Iridium Polarized also, which I like, but are only for the sunny days. Looking for something more for the overcast. So I guess based on my limitations, what I'm really asking are how people feel about VR28 Polarized and VR28 BI Polarized, since that is currently my only option.....unless I wait to see what Oakley comes up with in a few more months for presription options.
 

wrist

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G30 polarized is coming out soon, as mentioned above. Im sure it will be prescription ready in a few months.
 

oakleyguy7

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not sure if they will do prescriptions just yet and i think they are also only going to be in the fast jacket at this point in time.
 

Jon

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after visiting the Oakley store, I really do prefer my G30s over the VR28. I guess i'll just have to wait and see if G30 polarized becomes available in prescription.

I did like the VR28 Black Irid Polarized, however. I may do that for my next sunglass lens.
 

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