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    Default Best sunglasses/eye protection- what do you use?

    What sunglasses/eyewear do you guys find best to keep line trimmer debris out of your eyes?

    Iíve had some eye damage in the past (nothing that affected my vision thankfully), iíve tried the safety glasses, they have good coverage but fog up really bad and catch almost every drop of sweat. Right now Iím using some Superdry brand sunnies from Specsavers - great as sunglasses but I still get debris up through the bottom.

    What to do??

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    Default Re: Best sunglasses/eye protection- what do you use?

    l've settled on "Bulldog by Cordova" safety glasses, they dont fog up on me like most do....l get them in bulk from US ebay @ about $3.20 a pair

    l also recently bought a face shield/ear muff combo for ferals https://www.allmowerspares.com.au/ge...-66-53-58.html




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    Default Re: Best sunglasses/eye protection- what do you use?

    Not sure if these are the ones I'm currently using but they look very similar http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/SGA-Cobra...AAAOSw~OdVgB3D I find them comfortable and don't seem to fog up also think they might be the same as the ones redeye gets just different branding
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    Default Re: Best sunglasses/eye protection- what do you use?

    yep, thats them....good price too




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    Default Re: Best sunglasses/eye protection- what do you use?

    Cheers guys.

    Do you both find the comfort ok? Another reason I went away from safety glasses was that they got so uncomfortable by about half way through the day... I guess maybe I'll have to keep swapping the sunnies for driving and safety glasses for each job.

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    Default Re: Best sunglasses/eye protection- what do you use?

    keep in mind that sunnies have no designed impact resistance - a big enough object could see your eye full of broken glass




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    Default Re: Best sunglasses/eye protection- what do you use?

    I find them very comfortable and I wear mine all the time,I usually put them on before I start driving in the morning and don't take them off until I get home again I also have a pair in the wife's car just as sunnies,I also have a yellow pair which I will wear in winter in the late afternoon as these can extend the working time it's amazing how much darker it is when you take them off and a clear pair for when I'm working in the shed and the tinted ones are to dark but it is up to the individual my wife doesn't find these as comfortable as me and wears another type ( bought on clearance at Bunnings so I can't remember what they are )
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    Default Re: Best sunglasses/eye protection- what do you use?

    I should order some and try...

    Most glasses and sunglasses these days are made from polycarbonate with a special material to correct the lens for prescriptions, they would be almost impossible to break but still they're not exactly safety glasses.

    Agree on the yellow tinted glasses - have a pair with me always, must have for rainy/overcast or dark conditions.

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    Default Re: Best sunglasses/eye protection- what do you use?

    Quote Originally Posted by conrad View Post
    I should order some and try...

    Most glasses and sunglasses these days are made from polycarbonate with a special material to correct the lens for prescriptions, they would be almost impossible to break but still they're not exactly safety glasses.

    Agree on the yellow tinted glasses - have a pair with me always, must have for rainy/overcast or dark conditions.
    Been wearing Tac glasses last 6 months last well and dont fog

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    Default Re: Best sunglasses/eye protection- what do you use?

    Have actually been using a pair of safety glasses I had in the work rig with me all this time. Haha. Pretty sure I picked them up at Safety Quip here is Brisbane, they are great, full wrap around and don't seem to fog up too much. Pretty comfy as well. They're not as good to look through as good sunglasses but that's always the compromise I guess.

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    Default Re: Best sunglasses/eye protection- what do you use?

    I'm using Bolle Voodoo polorised safety glasses. Very comfortable and also good for back up sunnies.

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