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Forum topic by Joel_B posted 01-03-2016 06:03 PM 512 views 0 times favorited 10 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Joel_B

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01-03-2016 06:03 PM

Have been using a magnifier headset when making precise markings, but then have to keep switching back and forth between that and safety glasses. Looking for safety glasses with built in magnifier. Have seen some that are described as bifocal.

Thanks

-- Joel, Encinitas, CA


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#1 posted 01-03-2016 06:06 PM

Check out Duluth Trading. I bought a pair of clear and sunglasses. They’re a little steep $20. I love the sunglasses when I’m fishing. I don’t have to change to readers to retie or change my rig.

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#2 posted 01-03-2016 07:31 PM



Check out Duluth Trading. I bought a pair of clear and sunglasses. They re a little steep $20. I love the sunglasses when I m fishing. I don t have to change to readers to retie or change my rig.

- BurlyBob

+1 ^. Here’s a link: Duluth Cheaters

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#3 posted 01-03-2016 08:23 PM

I’ve used the fastcap, duluth and some other brand(dewalt maybe). they all work, duluths’ are kind of pricey. Lots of choices on amazon too.

http://www.rockler.com/fastcap-bifocal-safety-glasses

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#4 posted 01-04-2016 12:41 AM

Which dipoter would be good for woodworking?

-- Joel, Encinitas, CA

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#5 posted 01-04-2016 01:13 AM

Just ordered a pair from Rockler,
Thanks KB

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#6 posted 01-04-2016 01:18 AM

These are 10 bucks shipped.

Mag Safety Glasses

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#7 posted 01-04-2016 01:26 AM

It all depends upon the magnification you need to see :)


Which dipoter would be good for woodworking?

- Joel_B


-- Bill, Yo!......in Brooklyn :)

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#8 posted 01-04-2016 01:34 AM

Most Safety & First Aid supplies companies carry them, SAMs sells bifocal sunglasses.

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#9 posted 01-04-2016 01:55 AM

You can also get them for about the same price with the magnifier section both at the bottom and at the top. When your looking up to adjust something you don’t have to do a back bend. Several makes and diopters available on Amazon.

-- Third rail

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#10 posted 01-04-2016 02:16 AM

I will probably just to Rockler and try some on.

-- Joel, Encinitas, CA

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