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LiP water shades?

Postby Safari » Thu Apr 21, 2016 3:39 pm

Any thoughts about LiP water shades? are they good? and do they worth the money? any better ones?

http://www.lip-sports.com/products/typhoon/typhoon-clx/

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Re: LiP water shades?

Postby t3rse » Thu Apr 21, 2016 3:54 pm

I wear prescription sunglasses and they've done me well enough over the last two years but they are pretty well shot, and I don't think I'll be going back to the same company (which I won't bother to drag under the bus here) as I don't feel the quality was up to snuff, but finding prescription water shades seems to be a challenge... These look good enough quality to me that I'd fork out the cash if they offered prescription lenses, which it doesn't seem that they do...

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Re: LiP water shades?

Postby pablomontanero » Thu Apr 21, 2016 4:49 pm

I wear LIP since about one year and for me, they are by far the best watersports sunglasses I ever had.
Less fog, less water on the glasses, high quality glasses and they stay where they are supposed to stay bombproof.

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Re: LiP water shades?

Postby NorCalNomad » Fri Apr 22, 2016 4:28 am

Wow the first on water glasses that don't completely look like complete crap or make you look like a kook.

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Re: LiP water shades?

Postby Kamikuza » Fri Apr 22, 2016 7:16 am

NorCalNomad wrote:Wow the first on water glasses that don't completely look like complete crap or make you look like a kook.
€300 tho :o

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Re: LiP water shades?

Postby TomW » Fri Apr 22, 2016 10:28 pm

Try the bolle safety glasses. I got mine fir 8€ on ebay

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Re: LiP water shades?

Postby StanCan » Fri Apr 22, 2016 10:47 pm

I've got a pair of their Typhoon model in the "Up" fit (Asian/Small face). I really like the fit, how secure they are, and think that the Zeiss lenses provide amazing optical clarity. But yes, having paid full price, I agree that they are on the pricier side of things.
Kamikuza wrote: €300 tho :o
I'm not sure where you got that number, but their site says €185 or $218 (including shipping).

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Re: LiP water shades?

Postby Kamikuza » Sat Apr 23, 2016 1:09 am

Random search, first hit I found . . . I didn't look past that. Even 200 isn't much of an improvement with the Yen/Euro as it is :lol:

Good glasses are worth the money though. I spent US$100 on my first pair of 720-amour Sharks, then another $70 on new lenses. So much better than the $25-50 I'd spent on cheapies

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Re: LiP water shades?

Postby Atte » Sat Apr 23, 2016 4:33 pm

I have been riding with sunglasses for the last 10 years or so and went through a few brands and models and LIP is the best one out there, the only thing I miss is to be able to easy change the glass to a differences color depending on the whether.

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Re: LiP water shades?

Postby kooshball » Sun Apr 24, 2016 12:48 pm

Their site says that it has "Japanese Screws"...thank God for that, I thought it was total crap until I read about the screws!


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