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Old 04-15-2019, 08:36 AM   #1
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I took the click bait...

And glad I did...I'm sure you saw the Facebook ad.Costa sunglasses $249.00 for $15.99 or 70%off
I told myself a while back I was done with cheap sunglasses because the lens scratches so easy and in the long run you spend more money. So I'm used to spending around $50 for a good lens that won't scratch easy. So I figured I would try the ad, it had Costa del mars
Name on it. So I bought 3 pair for $47 the same price I spend For one of my other brands. I figured if they scratch easy ill just toss and move on to another pair.
I have to say I'm highly impressed, time will tell how long the lens will last with out scratching. Definitely not money wasted.
I bought two blue off shore and one green inshore
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Old 04-15-2019, 08:38 AM   #2
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Old 04-15-2019, 09:53 AM   #3
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I can't be sure about the quality, but I could only imagine that the lens may not be that great. If you're concerned about protecting your eyes, I'd opt with a legit sunglass in your normal $50 range that will provide proper UV protection for your eyes. I can't imagine a $16 knockoff will give you that, but who knows.

They look good though!
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Old 04-15-2019, 11:01 AM   #4
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Gotta be a Chinese knock off or that is CRAZY!
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Old 04-15-2019, 11:06 AM   #5
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Costas are good glasses. That price is insane.
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Old 04-15-2019, 11:34 AM   #6
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I googled uv protection....

And it said in hi lighted that all polarized sunglasses are 100%uv protection, thin I clicked on polarized and it took me to Costa del Mar website,where I bought the sunglasses. Definitely contracted out...
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In case you didn't no.....

You can Google YouTube videos on how to test sunglasses, stickers mean nothing, for 100% uv protection it's a simple test yay or nay... you can do it with a $7 black light flashlight and a dollar bill,but a blacklight poster works better for the test. I ordered the black light on Amazon I will give you the results, I'm laughing because after watching some YouTube videos some $5 sunglasses had %100 uv protection and more expensive ones failed....stay tuned I will give you the results of my cheap sun glasses from Costa, when I get my blacklight flashlight
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Thank you for your post and the information provided.
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I just hope I don't buy a bunch of black light posters

And start smoking weed again...
I was easily influenced by your generation..
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