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slab-seeker
06-12-2006, 07:33 AM
i was just wondering if anybody knew of a good pair of polarized sunglasses. but the catch is im 15 and don't have 50+ dollars to spend on glasses

slabbandit
06-12-2006, 09:06 AM
Hey there Slab-Seeker,

You don't have to spend a fortune to get good sunglasses. All I ever buy is the "amber" colored glasses from Strike King at Wal-Mart. They sell for 9.99 but sometimes I see them on sale for 6.96. I like the amber better than the grey but thats just me. They are polorized and have side shields also.

Look at my post from yesterday titled "Good Weekend". I have a pair of them on.

SwampHunter
06-12-2006, 03:47 PM
If you are going to buy a pair of polorized sun glasses then get a good pair and take care of them. Try sales. Wal-mart's vision center had a great pair of $80.00 sun glasses that I picked up for $20.00 on sale. Try several pairs on and look through them. The cheaper pairs normally aren't that good and make alot of the glare a bright neon blue hue. This is not what you want.

If you can find them the Field & Stream, aluminum alloy frames with high performance polarized polycarbonate optics are great and inexpensive too. I think they are right around $30.00 or so.

slabbatical
06-12-2006, 04:19 PM
I agree...I've been there and back again...spent over $100 for the costa del mars....they were nice, but you don't know how bad I felt when I scratched them...I'm currently wearing a pair from wally world...probably Strike King as mentioned above. I think they were $12. The difference is quality is much smaller than the difference in price. I think I'll replace these with the same kind when the time comes.

TOMMY4UA
06-12-2006, 04:24 PM
i bought a pair of costa del mars last year and i love them.but before those i had a pair of flying fishermen that they sell at a local outdoors store cost about 20 $ and i liked them

PieEye
06-13-2006, 03:12 AM
You can also find some of the Solar Bats at WalMart also. I find the lens is better than than the strike king.

fishindaddyo
06-13-2006, 03:47 AM
I bought a pair of Amber /gold lenses Booyah shades at wally world that are a heap better than the strike king's IMHO. the lenses are made by polaroid (the film making company) and the quality is superior. They were also relatively cheap so I won't mind if they are lost or broken and they come with a carrying case when you're not fishing. Dig:http://groups.msn.com/LittlemanMusic/bassandcrappiefishing.msnw?action=ShowPhoto&PhotoID=899

mctiger
06-13-2006, 04:02 AM
I bought a pair of 9.99 Renegade fishing glasses from Wal-Mart and all they do is make the glare a blue hue as mentioned earlier. I like them as normal sunglasses, but they don't help me out on the water.

ky-slabseeker
06-13-2006, 04:26 AM
Try a pair of the Solar Bats at wal-mart.Get the ones with the gray lens you will like them!!!!

CAMOMAN
06-13-2006, 05:56 AM
I got the costa del mar vermillion poly lenses...they are tought to scratch and a dang good pair of glasses.....can see under water like you wouldn't believe....