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Randolph CMT Lense

Discussion in 'Uncategorized Threads' started by LABS4U0, Dec 22, 2007.

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  1. LABS4U0

    LABS4U0 TS Member

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    Do these lenses really make a difference in target acquisition? Looking at purchasing a set of the new XLW frames with the CMT lense. They seem to be a bit pricy at $239.95, are they worth it? Thx, Darren
     
  2. Gavin

    Gavin Active Member

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    LABS4U0

    I purchased my Ranger Frames & CMTs from Morgan Optical in 2005 and love them. If at all possible try a pair before you buy. They make the target bright and darken the background.

    Gavin
     
  3. Shotgun Specialties

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    Darron, I have a brand new set of what you are looking at for $185.00incl s/h
    I interested email me back. Thanks Doug
     
  4. spitter

    spitter Well-Known Member TS Supporters

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    The advice from PBB & Gavin is right on. Everyones sensitivity to color and light is different - borrow a pair of CMT plano lenses if possible to determine if they'll work for you. At $85 retail +/-, they're quite a bit more, but if they work for you - they're worth every penny.

    Jay Spitz
     
  5. tomk2

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    Realize that these lenses have a limited life span. They fade over time and become less effective. I don't know what factors effect the degradation, but exposure to sunlight might be one of them. A friend who used his more than I used mine had his fail sooner.

    I did like them, on the brightest of days. Since mine have faded, I find that I no longer prefer them, and have decided not to replace them.
     
  6. joe blow

    joe blow TS Member

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    Worst pair of leanses I've owned. Good on only bright sunny days.
     
  7. g7777777

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    good only during the middle of the day- on the brightest days

    regards from Iowa

    Gene

    PS- might depend on your age- if you are 20 - it might extend the period you can use these
     
  8. shotgunpeople

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    I purchased mine a few years from Morgan Optical in prescription and like them very much. One thing I found though is only use them on a bright, cloudless day. I use the bright yellow on intermittent cloudy, or overcast days, but on bright clear days it's the CMTs as they bring the orange target into a clear bright red disc.

    Dave in NY
     
  9. trap41

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    excellent set of lenses.... I use them in all conditions
     
  10. zzt

    zzt Well-Known Member

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    I agree with those you suggest you try a set first. Try a friend's or see a dealer at any modestly large shoot. For me they made the target go too dark, fuzzily glowing and too red. They enhance anything red/orange. They were too dark for me even in bright sunlight. PBB said it. It's a love or hate thing.
     
  11. Montagnana2

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    Darren,

    I have the partial red/green color blindness that affects many males and tried these lenses in hopes they would help. They didn't, and I sold them to someone who absolutley loves them. So it's definitely in the eye of the beholder. Try them before you buy them.

    Larry
     
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