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Post by Sam » Tue Dec 05, 2017 2:19 pm

I picked these glasses up for cheap because they looked cool, but I dont know a thing about them

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Post by CMur12 » Tue Dec 05, 2017 4:35 pm

Sam, I don't think I would wear those while driving, as they totally eliminate peripheral vision.

At the same time, they are obviously designed to block harmful sunlight that enters around the lenses. This is why I tend to wear those sunglasses that go on over one's regular eyeglasses, as they block extraneous sunlight from all directions without impeding peripheral vision. (They don't look as cool as yours, though!)

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Post by ThePossum » Thu Dec 07, 2017 6:06 am

Sam, looks like they are specialty sunglasses for use by mountaineers and the like.

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Post by Sam » Fri Dec 08, 2017 9:58 am

Bryan, I read up on them. Seems great for skiing. I have seen people on Harleys wear them. Hey, $20 was a steal. I am liking brown lenses a lot lately, more clarity for street signs. If they don't work out, I can gift them

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Post by ichabod » Mon Dec 11, 2017 8:23 am

Very Steampunk Sam. Nice find. Ideally you'd pair them with a low rise top hat.
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Post by brothers » Mon Dec 11, 2017 6:03 pm

Epitome of cool.
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Post by Squire » Mon Dec 11, 2017 6:11 pm

They'll never let you into a bank wearing those Sam.
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Post by Sam » Mon Dec 11, 2017 6:57 pm

Squire wrote:They'll never let you into a bank wearing those Sam.
True. And for other reasons. Lol

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Post by brothers » Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:39 pm

Here's one guy's review of these sunglasses:
"Obviously your quick questions (and some of the scale ratings too) only apply to containers/bags/etc, not to eyewear. Anyway one thing to point out to potential buyers of these GLACIER GLASSES (besides the obvious: sideshields) is that they are WAY FLATTER across your face which can be IDEAL. I for example, wear PRESCRIPTION SUNGLASSES atop any glacier glasses I have (for driving in the land of sun & mirrors: mirrors = other cars shiny butts and/or rear glass). Prescription lenses are best when not miles away from your face, so the flatter Julbo Vermonts allow closer-to-face prescription eyeglasses atop the Julbo's. Also, even if not Rx additional glasses atop, but just some additional filtering glasses, closer to face is still better: less backscattered light. All this being said, know that if you want these Vermont Julbo's to buldge out like the styling of most glacier glasses, they can be bent about the center; then they bulge out. The usual glacier glasses considerations are done well in this model; I try to give INFO you wouldn't normally think of or that isn't well-duh obvious. Thus my review is HIGHLY BENEFICIAL to you."
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Re: Sunglasses

Post by Sam » Tue Dec 12, 2017 9:58 am

Wife thought I looked like a mad scientist and was creepy. So I took the leather off

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