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Smith Bazooka vs Rudy Tayo(3 posts)

Smith Bazooka vs Rudy Tayospdplayr
Mar 5, 2002 4:30 AM
I know that it ultimately comes down to my own personal preference but I wanted to get some feedback on what others thought is the better set of glasses between the Smith Bazooka and Rudy Project Tayo. I recently broke my Smiths and while they were under warranty replacement (and since they told me they wouldn't be able to replace them with Electric Blue frames) I purchased a pair of Rudy Tayos with the Laser lenses, clear and smoke. Yesterday I received my glasses back from Smith and they replaced them with totally new glasses-in blue w/three pairs of new lenses and a new case. I have gotten to like the tayos but i still also like the smiths--but I can only see keeping one of the two pairs. What are some opinions on the better of the two? Thanks in advance.
re: Smith Bazooka vs Rudy TayoRobO
Mar 5, 2002 9:03 AM
The Tayos have a rather large blind spot on the side. Which can become a hazard if you are hiding in groups and rely on peripheral vision. They are wide on some peoples faces which can a) look wierd or b) make the glasses slip more. I recently switched from the Tayo to the Kerosene and I like them much more. The Kerosenes are much less likely to fog and have more ventilation.
re: Smith Bazooka vs Rudy TayoR-I-D-E
Mar 5, 2002 8:17 PM
I just got my new Rudy Ekynox glasses yesterday. I never tried the Tayos, but I can say that this is a great pair of shades.

My buddy uses the Smiths and likes them, but I prefer the fit and look of my Ekynox.

Keep the pair you think looks and works best.