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Old 10 March 2014, 17:33   #21
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I bought a pair of these last year and find them okay while out on the boat.

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Old 10 March 2014, 17:42   #22
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I'm another bloc fan based on getting a fairly decent pair for 20 and going through at least 2 pairs a year. Good for the mountain biking too. The bloc glasses are supposed to be fairly reputable and are UV400 rated and polarised but are they going to cause me harm in years to come?
UV400 is the standard for protection. The main issue is dark lenses that do not include UV filters, because when worn, pupils will naturally dilate to allow more visible light in, and at the same time allow UV to penetrate.
Another consideration is periphery exposure to UV - it isn't only apparent at the front of the frame, so close fitting wrap frames offer better protection.
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Old 10 March 2014, 18:06   #23
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I've made a decision and ordered a pair of Gill Tactic: They are good value at about 35-40, and tick many of the boxes:
Floating
Polarised
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UV 400 (UV A, B and C)
Quality Optics
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...and I won't be devastated if I lose or damage them.

http://www.gillmarine.com/gb/product.../2485#techspec.
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I bought a pair of these a few weeks ago.



Same thing but with a strap too-I've come close to losing too many pairs when I've had a faceful or looking to see what's going on behind.
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I bought a pair of these a few weeks ago. Same thing but with a strap too-I've come close to losing too many pairs when I've had a faceful or looking to see what's going on behind.
I've had a pair those for the last couple of seasons. Really good.
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I bought a pair of these a few weeks ago.

Same thing but with a strap too-I've come close to losing too many pairs when I've had a faceful or looking to see what's going on behind.
Good choice. Thats the racing version Nos. They have the hydrophobic front surface as well. I've got a neoprene strap to use with the Tactic so fairly similar.

Think Gill might need to plan a restock...
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Dirty Dog for me. Excellent strap system too. Never lost a pair yet.
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