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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 12-08-2011, 10:17 AM
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I wear stihl safety glasses, their comfortable and only $12 a pair.
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Old 11-22-2013, 12:50 AM
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I wear dewalt brand safety goggles part of the time over my prescription glasses the reason is simple during dry periods mowing hate all the grass that is in my eyes at end of day also great when mulching leaves
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Old 11-22-2013, 10:52 AM
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Worn 100% of the time, so:

These are one of those items that I personally must try on before purchasing...comfort is paramount. Hate it when the bottom edge touches my face...while too large of a gap here is also undesirable.

Safety glasses WILL get scratched over time so affordability is advantageous. Used to buy Ironman brand from Target, but at ~$20+ they got beat out by some ~$7 ones I found that a local electrical/lighting store carries. Both have UVA/B & shatterproof protection.

For leaf dust the pair of goggles I bought from Wolfsnout have proven themselves worthy. Nice comfortable seal to keep the dust out while the amber lens adds a nice contrast to the terrain. Obviously they pair well with Wolfsnout's breathing mask to further keep the dust out.
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Old 11-22-2013, 10:01 PM
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I wear BodyGaurds, tinted with Z87 safety rating. I buy them by the case at Fastenall, with the bulk discount it makes them under $4 a pair. I encourage all my guys to wear them, but a few of the younger ones think their designer shades do just as good of job, then complain with they get scratched.
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Old 11-22-2013, 10:10 PM
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I buy Safety Glasses (wrap-around type) at a local Oilfield supply and hardware store for about $6-$7 a pair. I have used this style glasses for the last 12 years (motorcycle touring). They work really well against wind, dust, rain, etc...!!!

I now use them for string trimming and cutting grass....

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Old 11-23-2013, 02:20 PM
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i use mike holmes safety glasses. they do an amazing job with staying on your head and wrap tightly around your eyes. i probably spent around $600-900 on expensive brands before i wised up and realized that i would keep losing them.
Where is that one tool, that I left... At the one job.... Or maybe the other? Where am I? Whose truck is this?
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Old 11-23-2013, 02:29 PM
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Polarized Safety Sunglasses.

Bought them this year and have been happy so far.
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Old 11-23-2013, 08:13 PM
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I wear polarized prada sunglasses, they are designed for sailing, but they cover my eyes well and at 158 dollars shipped they are extremely affordable. I even have another set of the exact same pair I use when I'm not working. they are in perfect condition. even my work pair are still in excellent condition. I used to wear cheap safety glasses but they aren't as comfortable and don't fit as well. being comfortable while working is key. so naturally I wear express jeans to work in and they are about 100 a pair and my asolo hiking boots i wear or my chippewa super loggers are about 220 a pair, safety is important to me.

these ones right there. plus they're made in italy, can't go wrong there.
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Old 11-26-2013, 01:48 PM
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I wear Oakley's sunglasses, they work good I guess. But the other day while I was using the trimming a rock hit me right in the nose.. I hate when that happens
Our goggles offer nose and cheek protection. When used in conjunction with our masks you get full mouth, nose and eye protection. The lenses are replaceable/changeable.

High quality polycarbonate permanent anti-fog,
anti-scratch, hard coat film, inside and out.
Lenses meet or exceed ANSI787,1-2003 & CE EN166
high velocity impact safety standards. UV400. These
goggles offer eye, cheek, and nose protection while
keeping debris out. They work perfect with or without
our mask to make your work day more positive.
Lenses available in Clear, Blue Smoke, and Bronze.
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Old 12-24-2013, 01:37 PM
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stihl or husqvarna safety/sunglasses. best of both worlds.
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