dealsup to 60% off of sunglasses

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Bought my first pair of Oakleys in January and they're the best quality sunglasses I've ever used. Expensive, but so worth it... and made in the USA too.

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Word, I've got a pair of Fives and a pair of Frogskins now and they're both the only glasses that I've cared enough to keep around. If you don't want to buy polarized lenses from Oakley, there are a lot of third party options (check eBay) that are good quality.

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I bought some oakleys from the last sale, they are great.

Especially at these prices, if you've never had a pair of "nicer" sunglasses it's worth it.

Some of their models aren't for everyone, but I like quite a few in this list personally.

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I just ordered my first pair of Oakleys. I hope these last longer than the last expensive pair of sunglasses I purchased. They lasted 2 weeks and then I sat on them.

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@eliw03: Heh. Can't blame the manufacturer for that. :P

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Ok... I always use the Harbor Freight tinted safety glasses (4.99 each), but they're about as tough as butter...

I can't stand light creeping around the edges, nor can I stand my eyes being reflected back at me (!)...

So I was leaning towards the Radar Lock series...
Any other recommendations or should I just spend the $230 on the best sunglasses I'm likely to find?

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Oakleys are great quality. I do feel like I need to weigh in on the "Made in USA" claim. The glasses are manufactured in China, sent to the US in three pieces (1 frame, 2 arms) and assembled here, thus allowing them to claim made in USA. At least that's the way it was done seven or so years ago.

I worked for a sunglass company and some of our glasses were manufactured in the same factory as some Oakley frames over in Taiwan.

Maybe it has changed and it's not a big deal, but kind of backhanded on their part. I own a few pair myself so I can't complain.

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@reom76: Well, not anymore, Oakley was bought by Italian glasses manufacturer Luxottica a few years ago, this company manufactures almost every single brand of glasses you can find out there, they are also owners of Ray-ban, sunglasses hut, target and sears optical. they were part of a 60 minutes report a while back... watch it here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=voUiWOGv8ec its really eye opening... basically any high end brand you see out there, Prada, Gucci, Oakley, ray ban, etc, are made by the Italians.

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@justagigilo85: Common misconception. Oakley is not made in USA anymore, and for that matter no other brand is. Glasses are made from Luxottica corporation. There is a 60 minutes on them somewhere, if you care to do some digging.

They used to be made in USA however.

That said, I am an avid Oakley collector, and Oakley Vault always has great deals

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@zerokul175: didnt read the comments before posted, but you beat me to it!

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@zerokul175: @alderuen: Thanks for posting this. I'll check it out when I get home!

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I don't suppose there's an inexpensive way to get the Radarlock frames?
$80 for polarized glass is ok, but $230 for a kit is up there (esp since on the "create your own", it comes out to be $250 retail -- 20% off my foot).