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Abu Garcia Sunglasses Offer

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Has anyone on here ordered the free Wiley X Sunglasses? I just bought the STX (sweet reel IMO)and mailed in my order form. I was wondering (I think I know already) do they send the polarized or non? $126 vs $73. I assume the $73 worth. Boo!

The add says to fish like a Pro, but we all know he's (Skeet) not wearing non-polarized. They don't say in the add which one thus I believe I will be fleeced. Gotta have polarized for fishing or what's the point?

I'll stop ranting now - driving sunglasses never hurt

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I think the abu promotion also says "a $130 value". I'd be surprised if they were not polarized

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i got mine a few weeks ago and if they arent polerized they are the best nonpolorized glasses ever made. pretty confident they are polorized the only problem is the lenses a bit lighter than i would prefer for bright days. you wont be disipointed

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Quick way to check them: take a pair of known polarized glasses and line up the lenses so you're looking through both a lens of the known polarized glasses and a lens of the glasses in question. Then, turn one of the lenses 90 degrees. If there's no change, they aren't polarized. If both pairs are polarized, you won't be able to see through them when you turn one 90 degrees.

Hope that was easy to understand smile

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BW how long did it take to get them?
8-10 weeks:( said the form, but mailed to St Cloud

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i would probablly say 6-8 weeks maybe a bit longer. Its not the fastest thing but hey its free sunglasses

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I mailed my form in about 6 weeks ago and still havn't received them. They cashed my check 3 days after mailing it so I'm shocked they havn't showed up yet since it was sent to st. cloud.

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yeah same thing happened when i sent mine in i thought they were never going to come

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I got mine about 3 weeks ago and it took all of 7-8 weeks to get them. The lenses are not very dark but seem to be pretty decent everything looks pretty crisp when you have them on and you can feel your eyes relax.

I was at my folks last weekend putting in the docks and the wind picked up, there was a good ripple in the water and with the sun there was a ton of glare. I thought it would be a good time to try out the glasses. I was standing on the end of the dock put the glasses on and it really cut down the glare. I could really pick up objects a lot better on the bottom. I don't know for sure if they are polarized or not but there not bad for a free pair of sunglasses.

Did everyone get the blue mirror finish? If anybody got the slyde with black lenses and would rather have the blue mirror lenses let me know I would be willing to trade.

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Here is a description I found, I guess they are polarized.

The Slyde features a sleek design and a snug fit. It has a matte black frame with a rubberized nose pad and arm tips. The polarized blue sky mirror lenses absorb reflections across their mirror surfaces, diminishing glare, and are ideal for bright conditions. Includes red felt lined hard zipper case, cleaning cloth, and Wiley X retaining cord. The lenses meet and exceed ANSI Z87 high velocity impact safety and optical standards and have 19% light transmission. The Wiley X Slyde comes Rx ready. Width 146mm, Height 41mm, Length 160mm.

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Check out Wiley X's HSOforum. Go to the fishing part. Click on the Active line of sunglasses. The offer says a Slyde or a P-17. Each of those styles have a few different combos like the lens and frame.

If you have the mirror finish on the lens that's the polarized lens. Sweet!

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I got mine in about 5 weeks...when I sent in my form I wrote in dark ink on the form.."Please send me the P-17 with smoke lens" and that's what I got....

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Lammboy - you got the non-polarized lens. Do you like the lens? How do they fit?

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I'm pretty sure the glasses I got are polarized...at least according to what their HSOforum says..

P-17 POLARIZED SMOKE GREEN/GLOSS BLACK FRAME

$126.00 Temporarily Out of Stock

well to be honest they are a little small for my head...they look great but I didnt get a chance to try them on before I ordered them. I have a pretty big head so they may fit for other people...

They will work for now but the only glasses that seem to fit my head well are some Bolle glasses that I tried on at Penis's(LOL I hope you guys got this)...

Still though...great free incentive if your gonna get a Revo reel..

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D'oh sorry you're right you have the polarized. I thought you got these.

P-17 SILVER FLASH BRONZE BROWN/GLOSS DEMI FR

$73.00

You have the ones I want and now they are out of stock.

I'm going to stay away from the penis's comment - LOL

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If you want to see if your sunglasses are polarized or not hold them out in front of your computer screen and turn them clockwise or counter clockwise. If the lenses black out when you turn them they are polarized. If they do not blackout they are just tinted lenses. One more thing both lenses should blackout together not separately, another thing if you hold them out in front of your screen just like you wear them and they blackout they are cut 90 degree's off axis and are worthless as polarized lenses and will be just like regular tinted lenses. You must be able to rotate them and blackout to be effective.

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