what kind of sunglasses do you wear?

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by recycledsole, Aug 17, 2014.

  1. recycledsole

    recycledsole LawnSite Gold Member
    from MD
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    I need some eye protection. What style/ brand do you all use?
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  2. FoghornLeghorn

    FoghornLeghorn LawnSite Senior Member
    from Texas
    Posts: 750

    Depends, do you work in the field as labor or do you only drive and inspect crew work?

    For labor, just a basic polycarbonate lens with cheap frame. For driving and site inspectors who aren't roughing stuff up, Ray-Ban, Persol or Costa. Persol is my favorite, I feel they have the highest quality sapphire lenses
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  3. Chris_NC06

    Chris_NC06 LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Sanford, NC
    Posts: 6,592

    I have a pair of camo spy's that I wear out and about. When working I have some cheap off brand ones I bought at the gas station.
     
  4. LawnMowerMan2003

    LawnMowerMan2003 LawnSite Senior Member
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    I found some 3M safety glasses at Northern Tool for about $10, I think. They are really lightweight and flimsy, but also flexible; I don't think they will break easily. They are also sunglasses, so I use them for driving as well. One thing I hate (and this probably happens with all glasses) about the heat and humidity here is that is seems like my glasses get sweat on them in a few minutes sometimes, and then I can't see. And I can't wipe them off on my shirt because it's soaking wet! lol
     
  5. Jaybrown

    Jaybrown LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Oakley polarized
     
  6. Greg78

    Greg78 LawnSite Silver Member
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    Jackson Nemesis. Most comfortable, cheap and durable pair of glasses I've used.
     
  7. TopNotchLandscape

    TopNotchLandscape LawnSite Member
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    I use the Oakley Radar - a model of the safety glasses they produce here in the USA. They are rated with the ANSI requirements for impact and etc. I dont trust the cheap ones with my vision. The Oakley Radar lens is interchangeable and the nose piece that holds them in place is interchangeable also.
     
  8. lumberjack1986

    lumberjack1986 LawnSite Senior Member
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    Costa Zane, grey 580p lenses.
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  9. AMC32

    AMC32 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Male, from Lincolnton, NC
    Posts: 1,478

    Oakley flak jackets and radars
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  10. Greg78

    Greg78 LawnSite Silver Member
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    Forgot to add: ANSI Z87.1-2010 certified.
     

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