Sunglass Recommendation

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  1. goherd27

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    I traditionally play in the evening but have some matches coming up that will require mid afternoon play. I prefer not to play in sunglasses but they are almost a necessity at the time I am playing.

    Looking for something that won't bounce around and fly off and something that can tolerate the heat, humidity, and sweat of a South Carolina Summer.

    Any suggestions are much appreciated.
     
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  2. BobFL

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    Easy - Maui Jim with Neutral Grey lenses. I recommend the Thousand Peaks if you like titanium/rimless or Canoes if you like plastic/full rim...
     
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  3. Ramon

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    Rec Specs by Liberty Sport are designed to stay on for sports, and they are reasonably priced. I wear prescription lenses, and I use the kind that are clear when it is dark and get darker when there is sunlight.
     
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  4. KFwinds

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    I love my Oakleys (Half Jackets or M Frames) with the G30 lenses. This lense really helps the ball to stand out, and is not so dark that it hinders your vision. I've heard Maui Jim and Bolle are great as well, but I swear by my Oakley's.
     
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    Oakley Radar(lock)/Radar(lock) XL/Flack Jacket XLG/Racing Jacket with Transitions/Gold Iridium/ 24K Iridium/ Dark Grey/VR 28/clear lenses, depending on your preferences.

    My preferences are Radar with Trasitions/Gold Iridium/24K Iridium/Clear (I have a normal to large head, though, and different models have different widths, so you shoud check that as well).

    Preferably choose a frame, that is not painted (the colour is structural) since the paint peels off after some time and especially in very hot and humid conditions.

    The glasses will stay on your face without moving, offer superb clarity, lenses are interchangeable and there are replacement nosepieces. Not exceptionally stylish, though.
     
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  7. TroutSc

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    I thought everyone in charleston had costa del mars hanging from their neck.
     
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    I have a huge head and sweat a ton. Think of a big head and then go bigger. Think of someone you know who sweats a lot and then think of more. I've had the same pair of Bolle Vigilantes for probably 5 years and love them. They fit me with room to spare and are awesome tennis glasses. Sweat all you want and they aren't coming off and yet they are ridiculously comfortable. They are exclusively my go to sunglasses now. If you have a smaller or normal size head the Vigilante's counter-part is the Parole.
     
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  9. r2473

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    Another vote for the G30 lenses.

    I had the lenses put in "Transistor" frames. Super light, comfortable, and don't slip at all. I have the same frames for my eyeglasses. My sunglasses are prescription.

    Used to wear "half jackets", but don't like the way fit. They end up hurting after extended wear.

    I bought Maui Jim with the Maui HT lenses and Ho'okipa frames. Didn't end up liking the lenses or the frames.
     
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  10. coolkoala

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    RudyProject - interchangeable lenses for different lighting condition, adjustable/flexible frames for custom fit that will never go out of place, doesnt fog up at all and prescription ready frame (lens and clip).

    Ive been wearing mine for a week now with the prescription clip, played in the morning, late afternoon (used photochromic lens) and evening (clear lens) - my best tennis investment yet :)
     
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  11. goherd27

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    That's just when you have on seer sucker pants, a pink Oxford, and a crab motif belt.
     
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  12. goherd27

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    Thanks for the recommendations, I'll check some of these out.
     
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