by KBrettfromUnhappyWell I really like the style of the large lens Gunmetal/Silver Reflex sunglasses. They look great! I also like the wide angle view up/down and side to side the large lens provide but the love ends here.
The problem for me is they just do not fit tight enough to stay on my head. They are constantly slipping down my nose. I wear a 7 1/8 hat, not huge but I was trying to replace my Sunclouds that are too tight. I want to use them for active wear like mountain biking, boating, etc. and these will not work.
Also when I installed the spare lenses (following the directions) the process chipped the grey paint around the edges. They chipped even more when replaced the original lenses, not good at all! Once they chipped I decided I would never try that again. So much for using the other lenses.
Finally I think the logo on the nose grip causes discomfort however this it is very minor and I think correctable.
Think I'll try the Bolders they seem to fit tighter at least. I read how someone else was able to remove the logo from the nose grip. But I suppose this still means accepting the chipping of the finish when changing lenses. I may live with that but I probably should expect more at this price. I guess it not a problem because that in not a feature I care much about.
Date published: 2011-08-24
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