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Switch Lynx Interchangable Polarized Sunglasses - Men\'s

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    Switch Lynx Interchangable Polarized Sunglasses - Men's

    Tired of squinting? The Switch Lynx sunglasses offer glare-reducing polarized lenses and a speedy magnetic lens interchange system so you can be ready for bright sun or partially cloudy days. See details

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    Tired of squinting? The Switch Lynx sunglasses offer glare-reducing polarized lenses and a speedy magnetic lens interchange system so you can be ready for bright sun or partially cloudy days.

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    Tired of squinting? The Switch Lynx sunglasses offer glare-reducing polarized lenses and a speedy magnetic lens interchange system so you can be ready for bright sun or partially cloudy days.

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    Tired of squinting? The Switch Lynx sunglasses offer glare-reducing polarized lenses and a speedy magnetic lens interchange system so you can be ready for bright sun or partially cloudy days.

    • Polarized lenses reduce 99% of visible glare from water, snow, sand and pavement for increased visual acuity and decreased eye strain
    • Switch interchangeable system uses high-energy embedded magnets, so lenses jump into place when brought near the frames
    • Magnets are engineered to stay in place when subjected to the intense jarring of skiing, snowboarding, running or mountain biking
    • Superior grade nylon frames offer a consistent fit and flexibility in all temperatures and are extremely impact-resistant
    • Frames include 2 sets of lenses—1 set of polarized lenses for bright light and 1 set of non-polarized, rose-tinted lenses for low light
    • Crystal black and crystal cool gray frame options come with gray polarized lenses, which provide true color definition on bright days; lens mirror coatings vary between frames
    • Dark tortoise frame option comes with amber polarized lenses, which enhance contrast on bright, sunny days
    • Lightweight and virtually shatterproof, polycarbonate lenses are 20 times more impact-resistant than glass and one-third the weight
    • TriGuard™ thin-film lens coating is easy to clean, withstands rough handling and causes water to bead up and run off
    • Magnetic LensPod™ keeps your lenses protected in an easy-to-carry, contoured case and also come with a microfiber cleaning pouch
    • Switch Lynx polarized sunglasses have a medium to large fit

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    View specs for sizes: AMBER POLAR/BRONZE MIRROR, GREY POLAR/SILVER MIRROR

    Switch Lynx Interchangable Polarized Sunglasses - Men's Specs
    Specification
    AMBER POLAR/BRONZE MIRRORGREY POLAR/SILVER MIRROR
    Best use
    MultisportMultisport
    100 percent100 percent
    Amber / roseGray / rose
    15 / 28 / 10 / 2810 / 28
    TriGuard polycarbonateTriGuard polycarbonate
    YesYes
    NoNo
    YesYes
    11
    NylonNylon
    Men'sMen's
    UV protection
    Lens tint
    Light transmission
    Lens material
    Polarized
    Photochromic
    Interchangeable lenses
    Additional lenses included
    Frame material
    Gender

    Switch Lynx Interchangable Polarized Sunglasses - Men's

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    Switch Lynx Interchangable Polarized Sunglasses - Men'sis rated4.0out of5by1.
    Rated4out of5byfromI became a believer when I "switched"I recently returned a pair of polarized, SunCloud sunglasses that I got at REI. So I will be comparing the Switch to that one. I wear the Switch on a daily basis. It is worn casually and on hikes. It fits pretty snug (but not tight) on my nose and stays put fairly well. It can still slip on and off if I wanted it too, but it doesn't slide off on its own. In terms of weight, the Switch is pretty hefty. It isn't heavy by any means, but it is a lot heavier by comparison to other sunglasses that I have tried. However, once you have them on, you don't even notice how heavy it is. If there was one con, it would be in regards to the hinges and the size of the sunglasses when you fold them up to put them away. The glasses do not fold up very well so they do not fit in pockets very well. The sides are also very thick, which probably aides in the bulkiness and lack of fold-ability. When "folded," the sides fold on top of each other. As a result, only one hinge is at 90 degrees (folded). The other is stacked on top and it doesn't fold very well. The other hinge is at 45 degrees at best. This makes it extremely difficult when trying to get this to fit in a sunglass clip or pocket. Honestly, I don't even try. Unless you have a large sunglass holder in your car, these may not fit. This doesn't bother me too much as I park in the garage and I leave it on my dash; unfortunately, this may not bode well with people. Overall, I still like my Switch sunglasses. The one con is pretty minor and doesn't bother me.
    Date published: 2013-04-24

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