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Old 01-10-2004, 01:21 PM
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OK, I saw in one of my older Powerboating mags an advertisement for sunglasses that "Double" (add a foam backed frame) as goggles. Anyone try these or have a good recommendation for a particular brand? I don't want to look like some dork with mammoth bug goggles on my face but it would be nice to keep the eyes clear on those long hard runs. I usually wear Maui Jims but the wind still gets around them and starts the eyes watering.

I found these and think they were the ones but wanted to see if anyone else had tried them or can make a suggestion.

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Old 01-10-2004, 01:33 PM
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I have 2 pairs of the guard dogs.The lenses are clear when its cloudy or dark.Dark when its sunny.Comfortable foam to keep the wind out.Rather pricey but i like mine because they look good and are not big & bulky.They come in a fancy case.I believe mine were close to $130.00 a pair.The foam is removable and you can wear them as sunglasses.
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Old 01-10-2004, 01:41 PM
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I went back and searched for threads about this and found another where it seemed everyone recommended the Guard Dogs. I think I am going to order a pair. I appreciate the input!
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Old 01-10-2004, 01:44 PM
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I use the "Purebreds" made by Guard Dogs. They keep the wind out of your eyes. My boat has very little wind protection. I got the combo pack with the clear and smoke lenses, and case for $55.

I take them off when I am not running and put on lighter sun glasses.
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I have the Guard Dogs; Sidecars model. They are great!
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Old 02-19-2004, 04:42 AM
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Default sun/safety glasses

Take a look at the... A-Bombs... Bombers.. their safety rated, snug, very light, extra rubber for comfort and they float. We just joined this web site 2/04.
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Old 02-19-2004, 06:49 AM
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Hey Bomber,
You should post a link so everyone can see your line of products.

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We have a pair.. they work well!!! Also have a set of the Barz Goggles and they work well two!!!
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I've got a pair of Guard Dogs. There do work great. I've got smoked and clear lenses. The foam pops off in a second for wearing when I'm not running fast. From the front you can barely see the foam, so the look like normal sunglasses.

If I ever loose them I'll have to try the Boomers.
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Old 02-19-2004, 09:06 AM
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ebay has cheap plastic watersports goggles for around $6.99

I got 6 pair in adult and youth sizes. They have different styles, some weird, some cool.

For boats my "old style" Oakley wraps do a fine job.
For jetskis, I use those ebay goggles (they float).
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