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View Poll Results: what do u wear for eye protection?
sunglass's 131 37.43%
actual safety glass's 186 53.14%
some sort of full face mask 5 1.43%
nothing 28 8.00%
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Old 05-08-2009, 03:59 PM
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Try EDGE safety glasses, they don't hurt your head.
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I've got some really nice lookin safety glasses but always forget to wear them. I need to just get in the habit
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I waere the ones made by ao safty and love them
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I'm only gonna say this cause I care...

You guys that have replied to this thread and are using sunglasses or a pair of blue blockers are nuts. Think about it. How much would you spend to replace your eyes. That's right, you can't. Get a pair of approved, safety impact glasses and wear em. If you weed whacker can throw a piece of debris at your eye at about 60MPH or more, what do think will give?
I prefer a more coverage and in three years I can easily say they saved my eyes a hundred times. They give me everything I'm looking for. Great field of view, they slip over my peltors and they are vented. I go through about two pair a year and they are well worth the money, which really isn't that much.
Go to amazon.com and get 4 pair. Keep a pair in a baggy in your ditty bag in the truck. They clean-up with soap and water real well or even the armor all clean-wipes. Sunglasses don't keep out the dust and the side debris, these do. Are they hot in the summer? I've worn them in 95 deg heat for over an hour at a time and they are fine. I use the clear ones in the fall and the smoke ones the rest of the time.
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Old 06-12-2009, 01:22 PM
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I wear the Stihl safety glasses as they have a big area of coverage/protection...they are UV resistant as well...not to mention they are Free with a Stihl pruchase. And yes...wear approved/certified safety glasses...my brother is 100% blind in one eye due to a rock flying out from an edger and hitting him in the eye from 30ft away.

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I wear safety sunglasses I pick up at Lowe's. I like them have a few pairs now.
Those are the best in my oppion
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What I want to know is who the one guy is who wears a full face mask? lol
I didn't think I'd be the only one, lol.
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Old 07-06-2009, 01:25 AM
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LMAO! funny.


I use Stihl safety glasses. @ $10 a pair, ya cant beat it!
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I have a pair of smith and wesson,never really wore them,but i should start wearing them.
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I wear stihl timbersports series, cant even tell they're safty glasses, they look like sunglasses and they fell good on your head too.
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