Help deciding between these two Persol's.

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  1. Jkhan82

    Jkhan82 Senior member

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    Hey!

    I'm looking to buy my first pair of Persol's. I'm thinking between either one of these.


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    $235 but doesn't fold.


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    $360, pricey and fold

    Do you guys think its worth dropping the extra cash for the $360? I tried both on and I thought they were both great. I just cant decideeee!

    Whats your take guys?
     


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    I like the 2nd. Deeper color.
     


  3. plei89

    plei89 Senior member

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    Folding. Always more convenient.
     


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    Take it the second model are 714s. What are the first model?
     


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    1st 2931S

    2nd 714SM 54
     
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    3019 are worth considering also
     


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    to hijack the thread with a really dumb question - can one get persol's fitted with prescription lenses?
     


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    2nd pair! I have them myself and think they are great. - folding is a great addition!
     


  9. Cant kill da Rooster

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    I don't really buy into the necessity of folding. Are they supposed to fit in your jacket? Mine are in the case when I am not wearing them.
     


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    Exactly. I struggle to see the benefit of folding glasses up so small. I have loads of sunglasses and when I take them off they go in the chest pocket of my jacket or if I'm not wearing a jacket, I fold an arm into the front of my shirt or whatever. I have never thought 'I wish I could fold them in half again and stuff them into my jeans'.
     


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    Go 714.
     


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    sweet. I picked up the 714! love'em!
     


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    Yes, mine have them.
     


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    Hey!
    I'm looking to buy my first pair of Persol's. I'm thinking between either one of these.
    [​IMG]
    $235 but doesn't fold.
    [​IMG]
    $360, pricey and fold
    Do you guys think its worth dropping the extra cash for the $360? I tried both on and I thought they were both great. I just cant decideeee!
    Whats your take guys?[/quot I


    I have a pair of folding Persols.
    Not these models. Reading glasses.
    Very convenient. Since I do not wear glasses,
    I am not used to carrying glasses all the time.
    These readers ae very compact.
     


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