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Old 03-18-2019, 05:00 PM
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The lens quality was my main holdback, but you just made my decision... Now, if only the glasses would transport me to a ski lift with beautiful powder...
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I defy you to feel the difference in optics; you will feel the difference in weight though! I told a woman shopping for sunglasses at "Sunglass Hut" when she asked if MJ's were good sunglasses "Every time I put them on, my eyes say ahhhhhh." Truth, they do.
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I defy you to feel the difference in optics; you will feel the difference in weight though! I told a woman shopping for sunglasses at "Sunglass Hut" when she asked if MJ's were good sunglasses "Every time I put them on, my eyes say ahhhhhh." Truth, they do.


I love my MJ Kahunas, and they outshine my Ray Bans for sure. Looking forward to picking them up soon. Based on how long I keep glasses, These will cost me $33 per year for the next decade.
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Are those the big Kahunas?
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Are those the big Kahunas?
my previous pair is the Kahunas, these are the Guardrails.

Honestly, I am having a little difficulty adjusting to them. They are SO light and flexible (they have the flexible memory metal) that I have to adjust how I put them on, take them off and stash them in my shirt... I will survive, but the Kahunas were built like a tank and I got used to them.
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Thanks for the nudge Chief, the lenses are great!
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Glad you're happy with that recommendation, as I said, I love my MJ plastic lenses
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Old 05-05-2019, 11:24 AM
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So, for Aviators: Maui Jim or Serengeti? I'm on the fence although I think the Serengetis are a bit more affordable depending on where you buy them. Primary use would be for driving.
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My first pair of high end shades were Serengettis, loved them and they were aviators. That was so long ago though (30 years) that I don't remember the quality of the lenses compared to the MJ's. I do remember this: even though they were Serengetti Drivers, I could still see the reflection of my eye occasionally in them and that drove me nuts. Obviously, you need to go try them on and compare back to back. I'd bet the MJ's win out. I"ve got some TAG Heurer Aviators that are outstanding.

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Originally Posted by Chief F1 Fan View Post
My first pair of high end shades were Serengettis, loved them and they were aviators. That was so long ago though (30 years) that I don't remember the quality of the lenses compared to the MJ's. I do remember this: even though they were Serengetti Drivers, I could still see the reflection of my eye occasionally in them and that drove me nuts. Obviously, you need to go try them on and compare back to back. I'd bet the MJ's win out. I"ve got some TAG Heurer Aviators that are outstanding.
Thanks. I'm leaning toward Maui Jim mavericks but the Serengettis are just a much better price. But the rave review from this thread and other sources are tempting me.
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same exact lenses as my Pokowai Arch's! I love these lenses



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If you were looking at the Serengeti Carrara, they are only $30 less than the MJs, and I would HIGHLY recommend spending the extra $30 for the MJs. I have no experience with the Serengeti glasses, but MJs are just great glasses.

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Been wearing Serengeti drivers for years. You can often find them for not much over $100. Great enough that I have not been tempted to spend more.

Not saying MJ isnít better, but the pricing is hard for me to swallow.
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Originally Posted by svtmike View Post
Been wearing Serengeti drivers for years. You can often find them for not much over $100. Great enough that I have not been tempted to spend more.

Not saying MJ isnít better, but the pricing is hard for me to swallow.
Same. The Ray-Ban store has 25% off so a pair of RB aviators are pretty inexpensive (like a little over $100).

MJ is definitely better, but Serengeti and Ray-Ban are like a third the price.
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