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Lens color for bright snow conditions

Discussion in 'Uncategorized Threads' started by maclellan1911, Feb 29, 2008.

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  1. maclellan1911

    maclellan1911 TS Member

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    I found dark grey with polorized lenses to be best for bright clear days with snow cover.
     
  2. spitter

    spitter Well-Known Member TS Supporters

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    Ranger, I believe recommends their "bronze" lense

    Jay
     
  3. mike moncilovich

    mike moncilovich TS Member

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    I've just tried a green lens this past week-end in snow, trees and open ski backgroundand wasn't loosing the birds passing in and out of the trees and ski. Mike
     
  4. wolfram

    wolfram Well-Known Member

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    I like amber to yellow for shooting targets against a white snow background. I get great target definition in these conditions but it does involve some eye strain. For bird hunting on bright snow I like the VLite Rose lense. Not as good for target definition but very comfortable.
     
  5. vdt

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    dark brown with a tad of red.......vdt
     
  6. Jim101

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    I just use my polarized target orange and they seem to work fine.







    Jim
     
  7. phirel

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    For me, nothing works when the targets are against snow and the sun is bright. The club will get a volunteer scorer when I find these conditions.

    Pat Ireland
     
  8. halfmile

    halfmile Well-Known Member

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    Polarized is the most important part, color is secondary.

    It is the same as the problem on water when fishing. the reflected light interferes with your view of the target.

    My next lenses will be polarized amber.

    HM
     
  9. claybrdr

    claybrdr Well-Known Member

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    I'd wear my regular glasses because I'd never leave the house if it was cold enough to snow.
     
  10. Dave90T

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    A medium bronze works for me...takes away the glare and eye strain, and brings out the target orange.
     
  11. perga1

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    Light purple on dark days dark purple on bright days.
     
  12. shrek

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    I like really morgan optical's high contrast brown polarized version for bright snow.

    The bronze color and I did not get along at all.

    But everyone's eyes work a little different.
     
  13. jakearoo

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    I live in San Diego. What is "bright snow conditions"? All we get are beautiful days where it is 70 degrees. Jake
     
  14. CalvinMD

    CalvinMD Well-Known Member

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    definantly dark brown/copper...like a good blue blocker
     
  15. acre44

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    I use dark purple in almost all conditions, Ranger. Only time I switch is if it foggy or raining, then I switch to the light purple or orange.
     
  16. Brian in Oregon

    Brian in Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Yellow lenses give me eyestrain and a headache under bright conditions.
     
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