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Old 06-12-2019, 04:29 PM   #1
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Headed to Mexico in a couple of weeks and I donít want to wear my Costas. Anybody have an inexpensive brand of polarized glasses recommendation?


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Old 06-12-2019, 04:31 PM   #2
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Curious why you donít want to wear Costas
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Old 06-12-2019, 04:33 PM   #3
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Polarized nemisis safety glasses. Super cheap and work extremely well and don't look terrible either. Can be had at most safety supply stores, welding supply stores or Grainger

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Old 06-12-2019, 04:36 PM   #4
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Curious why you donít want to wear Costas

Got smacked by a wave and lost a pair. Learned an expensive lesson.


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Old 06-12-2019, 04:36 PM   #5
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What do you consider cheap?
Columbia sunglasses are pretty good for around $50.
Also look at Sierra trading post or SteepandCheap.com for cheap Costas.
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Old 06-12-2019, 04:43 PM   #6
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Old 06-12-2019, 04:47 PM   #7
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Old 06-12-2019, 04:48 PM   #8
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http://www.airgas.com/product/Safety...ses/p/K4528635


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Old 06-12-2019, 05:03 PM   #9
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Old 06-12-2019, 05:15 PM   #10
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Buy you some Foakleys from the guy on the beach.

Best $15 I have spent....buy a couple of pairs.
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Old 06-12-2019, 05:16 PM   #11
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YUM YUM is the brand I have used from Walmart and not bad at all.


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Old 06-12-2019, 05:16 PM   #12
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Old 06-12-2019, 05:35 PM   #13
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Got smacked by a wave and lost a pair. Learned an expensive lesson.


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Understand that...... Iíve had a couple of those lessons myself
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Old 06-12-2019, 05:37 PM   #14
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Old 06-12-2019, 05:46 PM   #15
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I bought 4 pair of Costa for $75 a couple of months ago from a site on Farcebook. At first, I thought I got scammed but I got 5 pair in the mail about a month later.

They look like Costa but they are feuxstas!

I gave two pair away to friends who like you and I, don't want to wear the real deals when out kicking around.
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Old 06-12-2019, 05:47 PM   #16
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I like my Strikekings from Academy

https://www.academy.com/shop/pdp/str...dCatid=1515529
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Old 06-12-2019, 06:01 PM   #17
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The cheap fishing glasses at walmart are my go to. i have several pairs in the boat, jet ski and truck.
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Old 06-12-2019, 06:10 PM   #18
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that is what I wear everyday
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Old 06-12-2019, 06:13 PM   #19
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I just got these in today as I am going to Costa Rico Sunday and did not want expensive glasses. These are very nice and was impressed big time. Got them in 2 days. Case is nice and firm and fit is really nice.. also has a soft case/ bag to store them in or clean glass.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Price was awesome.
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Old 06-12-2019, 08:26 PM   #20
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This. On my second pair now. First pair held up through lots of abuse.

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Old 06-12-2019, 08:45 PM   #21
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I like the Shady Rays I bought wear while Costas were off for repair. Costas are still in my drawer bc Iím lazy and the Shady Rays do the job.


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Old 06-12-2019, 09:08 PM   #22
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man Situations like that are what costas are meant for. First time I put a pair on at the beach I could see each of the 3 sandbars it was awesome. A good tight pair of croakies for $10 at academy should be all you need.
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Old 06-12-2019, 09:43 PM   #23
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Goodr. $25. Lots of variety. VERY comfortable as they are made for running. I thought they were a joke until I tried them. No reason to pay more.
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Old 06-12-2019, 09:45 PM   #24
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Old 06-12-2019, 11:15 PM   #25
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The Shady Rays are pretty darn good for the price.
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Old 06-12-2019, 11:31 PM   #26
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https://ifylifesunglasses.com/


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Old 06-12-2019, 11:32 PM   #27
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Donít know if they are legit or not but I ordered a few pair! Buddy at work sent me link.


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Old 06-13-2019, 06:31 AM   #28
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When I researched after dropping two pairs of Oakley’s into lakes it seemed evident that Strike King S11 glasses were the best you can do according to the internet. However I just bought another pair of Oakley’s and a floating strap to hold them on.
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Old 06-13-2019, 07:53 AM   #29
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Try some Goodr, little goofy but they're light weight, durable and polarized for $25.
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Old 06-13-2019, 07:55 AM   #30
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Goodr. $25. Lots of variety. VERY comfortable as they are made for running. I thought they were a joke until I tried them. No reason to pay more.
Ahhh, you beat me to it- What he said
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Old 06-13-2019, 08:03 AM   #31
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Old 06-13-2019, 08:03 AM   #32
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Whatever is less than $10 at Walmart. Iím too careless with sunglasses to buy good ones.


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Old 06-13-2019, 08:32 AM   #33
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I've got some $5-$10 pairs from wal mart and they work good but the only thing I don't like is I feel like there's no air circulation around my eyes like my oakleys..
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Old 06-13-2019, 08:39 AM   #34
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Mama has some peppers. Theyíre pretty nice for the money. Got em at rei
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Just wear the Costa’s. Put a strap on if you are worried about them.
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Old 06-13-2019, 09:13 AM   #36
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Of all the things to worry about! LOL!
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Old 06-13-2019, 09:17 AM   #37
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man Situations like that are what costas are meant for. First time I put a pair on at the beach I could see each of the 3 sandbars it was awesome. A good tight pair of croakies for $10 at academy should be all you need.


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Old 06-13-2019, 09:18 AM   #38
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very same thing happened to me, with my custom laser engraved Polarized Oakley's, in C.C on summer,,, lesson learned
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Old 06-13-2019, 09:42 AM   #39
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Cables or croakies, dude.
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Old 06-13-2019, 09:45 AM   #40
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man Situations like that are what costas are meant for. First time I put a pair on at the beach I could see each of the 3 sandbars it was awesome. A good tight pair of croakies for $10 at academy should be all you need.
Although not what the OP wanted to hear, I agree with the above. Why buy a nice pair of polarized costas to just leave in the truck. On the water is where they shine. Get some good croakies or similar and zip them down!

Honestly, there are cheaper and more comfortable sunglass options for driving if that's what you primarily want to use them for.
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Old 06-13-2019, 10:58 AM   #41
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Old 06-13-2019, 11:05 AM   #42
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Although not what the OP wanted to hear, I agree with the above. Why buy a nice pair of polarized costas to just leave in the truck. On the water is where they shine. Get some good croakies or similar and zip them down!

Honestly, there are cheaper and more comfortable sunglass options for driving if that's what you primarily want to use them for.

I wear Costas on duty each and every day. I donít buy them to ďleave in the truck.Ē If I was going fishing, it wouldnít be a big deal. However I will be in the water with my kids playing in the waves, etc. I keep Cablez on mine now, but as I mentioned Iíve lost a pair in the Gulf already while using them and I donít want to make that mistake again.


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Old 06-13-2019, 11:06 AM   #43
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Cables or croakies, dude.


Thatís what I use, dude. They donít help a lot when you are getting tossed around in the waves playing with your kids.


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Old 06-13-2019, 11:07 AM   #44
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Of all the things to worry about! LOL!


Itís only $200, why worry? Lol!


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Old 06-13-2019, 12:09 PM   #45
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SK is all Iíve ever wore. $20 a pair and last me at least a year. Just bought $20 Magellanís and like them a tad better.
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Old 06-13-2019, 12:42 PM   #46
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Old 06-13-2019, 01:10 PM   #47
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Ocean Eyes are the best value polarized glasses that I have found. They are $27-30 for plastic lenses and $50-75 for glass.
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Old 06-13-2019, 01:11 PM   #48
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Most sporting goods stores have a cheapo rack with decent glasses. I picked up a pair of polarized glasses that look good and work great. $30
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Old 06-13-2019, 01:31 PM   #49
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ZZ Top all the way: Cheap Sunglasses!

Guaranteed to never to get lost like their pricey cousins.
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