What are some good, not too expensive sunglasses for driving?

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  1. Todd Calhoun

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    I need to get some new sunglasses for when I'm driving around town. I don't feel compelled to spend a fortune, but I'd like something that is a little stylish.
     
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    RayBans and Serengetis are great glasses.
     
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    Black Flys are reasonable in price for their simple nylon, usually 49.95-59.95 for like the Sonic Fly's below:

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    I have never found a style that I thought looks good. I know they are supposed to be great glasses but my grandpa wears 'em

    You want dirt cheap, Venice Beach boardwalk...all shapes and sizes
     
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    I'm a fan of the raybans because the majority of them use B&L glass lenses.

    Go to a sunglass hut or similar ripoff place and try some on to figure out what you like, then order them online for half as much [​IMG]

    I've been wearing a pair of rayban orbs titanium glasses for something like 5 years now. Think I paid under $100 shipped for them.
     
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    I had a $75 pair of Ray*Bans I used to wear. But I left them in my car and got a ride with someone else and forgot them, so I went to the knock-off sunglass provider in the mall and bought 2 pair or generics for $13. And damned if they aren't more comfortable than the name-brand ones they replaced. Had 'em for four years now.

    Except for motorcycling. I bought a pair just for that which have specially sealed foam parts to keep the wind from drying-out my contatct lenses. I'm not sure of the manufacture but they sell them at most every motorcycle store for about $20
     
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    >"I have never found a style that I thought looks good. I know they are supposed to be great glasses but my grandpa wears 'em"

    And a smart man he is [​IMG]

    I rec'd them for the same reason Phil G did. They are optical glass ... likewise the Serengetis I have.

    I really don't care much about looking cool.

    I just AM cool.
     
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    I loved my old pair of Serengeti's, unfortunately so did my dog when she was a pup.[​IMG] I picked up a pair of Maui Jim's for pretty cheap off of eBay which I also really like a lot. The rose colored lenses of both are fantastic.
     
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    I'm pretty much locked into Oakleys anymore.

    They fit perfect. The others don't. But buy them online or know a policeman. They have atleast a 50% markup.
     
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    Hey, "Flys" aren't junk. My job, I can't wear glass. So I alternate between my Sonics amd Black Fly Safety glasses.


    Sonic Fly: Nylon frame with precision milled hinges and self-locking screws. Distortion free impact proof polycarbonate lenses, 100% UVA and UVB protection to provide superior protection from the suns Ultraviolet radiation. All of our lenses reduce infrared and blue light with no color distortion.


    Elinor, and I look "cool." [​IMG]
     

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