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Old 19th June 2012, 02:14   #451
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The Ray Ban New Wayfarers in Matte Black. Picked it up from home (USA).
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If I get them at $200? Considering the gold value etc, is it still not good? I know the ex US secretary of state Colin Powell used to wear Kawasaki as well(the exact model in wiki Colin powel's profile)

Hi Beejay,

Thanks for the genuine unbiased advice. As we discussed over the phone, here is the close up of the arm that penetrates into the opticals instead of a nut and bolt type in Kawasaki.

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Hi Beejay,

Thanks for the genuine unbiased advice. As we discussed over the phone, here is the close up of the arm that penetrates into the opticals instead of a nut and bolt type in Kawasaki.

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Its always a pleasure talking to you. This is a direct drill mount.

As I said, you can just have it for the kicks if you get it for a steal. When you take delivery ensure that the drill holes are not too big else will loosen up after a while.
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Its always a pleasure talking to you. This is a direct drill mount.

As I said, you can just have it for the kicks if you get it for a steal. When you take delivery ensure that the drill holes are not too big else will loosen up after a while.

I'm only buying the frame, may be I will have the opticals fitted in India during my visit. I'm sure the hole will be drilled in the poly corbonate and compare to the cost in US the prescription lenses are cheaper in India, so even if I have to loose a additional lens to get the perfect fit.
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beejay bhai; do you have any recommendations on where I can find these in Pune?
My problem here is reliability. someone may say its pure titanium but there is no way I would know the difference till I use it.

Also, do you recommend any specific type of glasses/ lens? I require scratch proof and ideally the type which change tints in harsh sunlight. sorry to be a noob, but not sure what these are called.
0.75 in both.

Also, can I get polarized sunglasses made by prescription. I am not so brand loyal as long as the frame suits me! if you have already given this info elsewhere, please let me know and I will search again
Almost all the good opticians in Pune are bound to have a pure titanium line. I can help you in Bombay if you want.

Those are called Transitions and all the brands are available with the same technology.

You can get Xperio Polarised from Essilor, Skypol Polarised from Zeiss and Maui Polarized from Mauijim. All in prescription. You can ask your optician to help you select your right lens.

Always go to a store which has more lens options that a chain store who deals with a single brand. You will get more options.
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I'm only buying the frame, may be I will have the opticals fitted in India during my visit. I'm sure the hole will be drilled in the poly corbonate and compare to the cost in US the prescription lenses are cheaper in India, so even if I have to loose a additional lens to get the perfect fit.
Thats a good plan. You are bound to find a dime a dozen good stores in Chennai itself who can do it for you. After you come, based on your prescription requirement I will give the leads in Chennai.
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Thats a good plan. You are bound to find a dime a dozen good stores in Chennai itself who can do it for you. After you come, based on your prescription requirement I will give the leads in Chennai.
Excellent. I will let you know when I come to chennai. Thanks for the help.
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Can you tell me how much you paid for these? I'm also looking for a similar
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$120 if i remember right.
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Beejay old chap
Thanks a lot for the MJ Pilots
They are excellent indeed. I can live with the size because they are supremely comfy and really stylish. Just a mindset change was needed in my case.
And a good price too - thanks a lot again.
Just check if you got the credit.

So you have got yourself one more convert to MJ. Though I shall continue to use and treasure my Serengetis too.

Cheers!
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Beejay old chap
Thanks a lot for the MJ Pilots
They are excellent indeed. I can live with the size because they are supremely comfy and really stylish. Just a mindset change was needed in my case.
And a good price too - thanks a lot again.
Just check if you got the credit.

So you have got yourself one more convert to MJ. Though I shall continue to use and treasure my Serengetis too.

Cheers!
Thanks a lot, of late a lot of Serengeti wearers have started to opt for MJ.

Thanks again.
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The Maui Jims Polarized series are absolutely unbelievable for driving. I use them when playing sports, am out in the sun or any other purpose -- but I cant drive in the sun without these shades now.

The MJs are now my primary (and only) pair of shades! I own the Sugar Beach model.
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I am a bit Brand promiscuous that way - Serengeti, now MJ and old favorites like Carrera etc will always lurk about in my wardrobe. How often I use each is another matter though.

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Thanks a lot, of late a lot of Serengeti wearers have started to opt for MJ.

Thanks again.
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I bought a Oakley Holbrook Polorised Shaun White Signature edition.

Totally in love with it.
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I am a huge Oakley fan, and specially of the X-metal collection, which sadly has been discontinued. I picked up the Oakley Romeo and Splice around 10 years ago, and even today they look as good as new. Since there are a lot of X-Metal Oakley collectors, today I can sell my Romeo for at least twice the amount I paid brand new!

My recent acquisition has been the coveted X-Metal Juliet's in Ruby iridium lenses. They were so difficult to find, but I finally managed to get my dream sunglasses last year, just 6 months before the Oakley X-Metal factory shut in Nevada, making these glasses a collectors item. I also managed to get spare lenses and rubber pieces, so I'm set for the next decade as long as I don't lose them!
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Beejay me old chap.

Can you source a pair of old Renaulds? And maybe a Jag?
I had an old pair of Jags which were very very scratched so I chucked them.

Renaulds are very rare indeed. The famous actor Jean Paul Belmondo liked them.
Remember the Miura scene in the original Italian Job? The Mafia chap in the car wore Renaulds. This snippet I picked up in the latest ACI.
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