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Old 24 September 2019, 11:06
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Shooting glasses

I'm curious about how many of you wear shooting glasses at the range?.....(I do not...)

And if you do, what brand or type do you recommand?
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Old 24 September 2019, 11:35
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You know, it's not often I feel confident enough in the answer to speak for other people, never mind the people on this board, yet here we are......

All of us. It's seriously a thing here. "Eyes and ears" is a basic range command to let everyone know it's about to get loud. Any indoor range open to the public will require you to wear both.
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Old 24 September 2019, 11:38
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HD Vision "Special Ops". They offer complete visual clarity.
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Old 24 September 2019, 11:42
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HD Vision "Special Ops". They offer complete visual clarity.

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Old 24 September 2019, 12:06
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I wear my HD Vision Special Ops 24/7. And a condom.

About 5 years ago I had no choice. I couldn't see my sights anymore. I went and had bifocals made backwards with the near vision part on top. My optometrist looked at me like I had a dick growing out of my forehead, but they work.
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Old 24 September 2019, 14:20
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Prescription glasses limits the choices for shooting glasses. Wiley X Talons work for me.
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Old 24 September 2019, 14:31
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Yes, but. I wear eyepro of some sort most of the time anyway. I've had too many things fly up and hit me in the lens to not believe in protecting my eyes.
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Old 24 September 2019, 14:33
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I wear my HD Vision Special Ops 24/7. And a condom.

About 5 years ago I had no choice. I couldn't see my sights anymore. I went and had bifocals made backwards with the near vision part on top. My optometrist looked at me like I had a dick growing out of my forehead, but they work.
I have several friends in our age group that wear readers when shooting. They say if you choose the right prescription it really makes the front sight post "pop".
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Old 24 September 2019, 15:17
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Prescription Oakleys with a lot of coverage.
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Old 24 September 2019, 17:44
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I have a decent sized scar in my forearm from .223 shrapnel that I got at the range. Someone was shooting steel targets and for some reason, I caught some of it instead of the target. It was a nasty deal and had it been an eye, it would have been gone. So, I wear them while at the range...just in case.
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Old 24 September 2019, 18:12
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Prescription Oakleys with a lot of coverage.
Same here, use my 3M earplugs from 04.
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Old 24 September 2019, 18:50
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Same here, use my 3M earplugs from 04.
Not the yellow & green ones I hope.
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Old 24 September 2019, 18:57
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Not the yellow & green ones I hope.
I was kidding, I use electronic ear pro.
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Old 24 September 2019, 18:58
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1971, Ft. Hood Texas, the single guys lived in a bay, where they thought that it was cool to shoot each other with BB guns. An eye later and an EOD tech is out of the field, as it seems we need two.
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Old 24 September 2019, 18:59
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I was kidding, I use electronic ear pro.
Whew. I was afraid we were going to have to chip in for your lawsuit.
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Old 24 September 2019, 19:26
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I always do. If Im not wearing my regular sunglasses, I use the cheapest clear glasses I can find.
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Old 24 September 2019, 20:34
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Thank you I have often wondered about them an the claim.

I wear my regular glasses some stuff that they coat them with.

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Old 24 September 2019, 21:16
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outdoor range = sunglasses.. I usually have a decent pair with me.. oakleys, scotts, etc that give at least some level of protection...

indoor range = a set of beretta clear lens eye pro that I've had for probably 20 years.. theyre old, scratched up, and need to be replaced.. but I havent gotten around to it yet.. when I do I'll probably buy a set of oakleys..
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Old 24 September 2019, 21:20
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Always.

Oakly is usually my go to.

Makes no sense not to.
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Old 24 September 2019, 21:31
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I'm a _______! when it comes to my eyes. I wear eye pro for all sort of activities, indoor-work and out doors.

Gotten kinda used to my Yellow Goggles. They let in a ton of light and unless I'm staring the sun down, the light is what my older eyes need.
Range, mowing and boating; in broad daylight or not.

I wear 'Raybans' inside stores :-)
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