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Re: Kurtis Goggles

Postby Laughingman » Fri Jul 06, 2018 9:10 pm

:rollgrin:
cwood wrote:
Thu Jul 05, 2018 5:55 pm
marekmk wrote:
Thu Jul 05, 2018 4:48 pm
no fogging ever on the KURTIS goggles!!
ya because you can't buy them!!!

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Re: Kurtis Goggles

Postby marekmk » Fri Jul 06, 2018 9:16 pm

will we ever be able to buy them, Kurtis seems to be stonewalling us all?

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Re: Kurtis Goggles

Postby cwood » Sat Jul 07, 2018 1:57 pm

marekmk wrote:
Fri Jul 06, 2018 9:16 pm
will we ever be able to buy them, Kurtis seems to be stonewalling us all?
I think they are simply out of business but the ghost of the web site and their auto emailing system remains...like it still lives. I did find one variant of the site that talked of new owners and preparing new manufacturing but that site was non responsive as well.

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Re: Kurtis Goggles

Postby cwood » Fri Jul 13, 2018 2:37 am

The Lip Typhoons are amazing! Really enjoyed my first wear of them...forgot I even had them on. Great recommendation.

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Re: Kurtis Goggles

Postby Tony » Fri Jul 13, 2018 1:43 pm

cwood wrote:
Fri Jul 13, 2018 2:37 am
The Lip Typhoons are amazing! Really enjoyed my first wear of them...forgot I even had them on. Great recommendation.
What lens colors did you go with?
I've got the Kurtis from 2 years ago and they are still good, still lots of life left in them but thinking to get the Lip for the future.

Tony

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Re: Kurtis Goggles

Postby cwood » Fri Jul 13, 2018 2:15 pm

Tony wrote:
Fri Jul 13, 2018 1:43 pm
cwood wrote:
Fri Jul 13, 2018 2:37 am
The Lip Typhoons are amazing! Really enjoyed my first wear of them...forgot I even had them on. Great recommendation.
What lens colors did you go with?
I've got the Kurtis from 2 years ago and they are still good, still lots of life left in them but thinking to get the Lip for the future.

Tony
My kurtis were fine until the nose bridge foam fell off...then they folded in the middle and cracked...I could not find a glue that would hold the foam on.....couldn't get any answer from them on what type of glue to use....and of course, no answer on buying a new pair.

I ordered the bronze based on the recommendation that they were not too dark for varying lighting....and I can confirm this. I hate it when glasses get too dark when it gets cloudy. I also ordered the gray with blue reflective for the heavy duty sun and southern places like Cuba. Lenses are easy to swap.

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Re: Kurtis Goggles

Postby Tony » Fri Jul 13, 2018 2:45 pm

cwood wrote:
Fri Jul 13, 2018 2:15 pm
Tony wrote:
Fri Jul 13, 2018 1:43 pm
cwood wrote:
Fri Jul 13, 2018 2:37 am
The Lip Typhoons are amazing! Really enjoyed my first wear of them...forgot I even had them on. Great recommendation.
What lens colors did you go with?
I've got the Kurtis from 2 years ago and they are still good, still lots of life left in them but thinking to get the Lip for the future.

Tony
My kurtis were fine until the nose bridge foam fell off...then they folded in the middle and cracked...I could not find a glue that would hold the foam on.....couldn't get any answer from them on what type of glue to use....and of course, no answer on buying a new pair.

I ordered the bronze based on the recommendation that they were not too dark for varying lighting....and I can confirm this. I hate it when glasses get too dark when it gets cloudy. I also ordered the gray with blue reflective for the heavy duty sun and southern places like Cuba. Lenses are easy to swap.
Thanks for the feedback. Yeah, I've noticed the nose bridge on mine starting to come loose on one tip, one side. It's impossible to clean them without hitting the nose bridge and I expect it'll get worse.

Tony

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Re: Kurtis Goggles

Postby cwood » Fri Jul 13, 2018 3:04 pm

Tony wrote:
Fri Jul 13, 2018 2:45 pm
cwood wrote:
Fri Jul 13, 2018 2:15 pm
Tony wrote:
Fri Jul 13, 2018 1:43 pm


What lens colors did you go with?
I've got the Kurtis from 2 years ago and they are still good, still lots of life left in them but thinking to get the Lip for the future.

Tony
My kurtis were fine until the nose bridge foam fell off...then they folded in the middle and cracked...I could not find a glue that would hold the foam on.....couldn't get any answer from them on what type of glue to use....and of course, no answer on buying a new pair.

I ordered the bronze based on the recommendation that they were not too dark for varying lighting....and I can confirm this. I hate it when glasses get too dark when it gets cloudy. I also ordered the gray with blue reflective for the heavy duty sun and southern places like Cuba. Lenses are easy to swap.
Thanks for the feedback. Yeah, I've noticed the nose bridge on mine starting to come loose on one tip, one side. It's impossible to clean them without hitting the nose bridge and I expect it'll get worse.

Tony
yep...then the get folded in the middle and break. The case speeds this up because it keeps them in an arc shape. The last glue I bought to try was Lexel. I had tried different silicone, aquarium glue etc etc....no luck due to the flex.

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Re: Kurtis Goggles

Postby ralu81 » Fri Jul 13, 2018 3:50 pm

Has anyone tried a pair of spoggles? They are primarily used within chemical manufacturing plants to help prevent splatter in the eyes. So they would provide the same type of splash protection at a fraction of the cost and some brands look better than the Kurtis glasses.

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Re: Kurtis Goggles

Postby cwood » Fri Jul 13, 2018 4:50 pm

ralu81 wrote:
Fri Jul 13, 2018 3:50 pm
Has anyone tried a pair of spoggles? They are primarily used within chemical manufacturing plants to help prevent splatter in the eyes. So they would provide the same type of splash protection at a fraction of the cost and some brands look better than the Kurtis glasses.
https://www.uline.ca/Product/Detail/S-1 ... lsrc=aw.ds


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