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    Oakley Half Jackets

    Howdy folks -

    Anyone have experience with Oakley Half Jacket Sunglasses? I cannot wear contacts and don't want eye surgery. I'm wondering if they offer sufficient wrap around to keep my eyes watering on fast decents.

    Thanks.

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    I like my half jckets and I haven't noticed any watery eyes with them on. Or maybe I'm just too slow...

    I had lasik and have dry eyes anyway so the wind tends to be a problem, but with drying out. so I'd say that if my Oakleys are good enough to keep the wind from hitting my eyes to dry them out, they should be good enough to block the wind from getting your eyes all watery.

    Plus, I have a smallish face and the half jackets seemed to fit the best.

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    If you have a bigger face, try the Smith Reactor Max. They have a larger coverage.

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    I have the Half Jackets and think they're great...no watery eyes, or sand or grit. They do the job for me.
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    Go with the half jacket XLJ lense. They offer more coverage

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    Quote Originally Posted by PaMTBRider
    Go with the half jacket XLJ lense. They offer more coverage
    Those are the one's I have...better coverage and more stylish.
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    I've found that half jackets have really big, protruding arms which can get in the way of a helmet.

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    I have 'em with prescription lenses and think they're great. I'd buy another pair if I lost or broke these.

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