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  1. Thread: Microshapes Archer

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    Microshapes Archer

    The lab broke my customer's frame as they were inserting the expensive progressive lenses. So I'm stuck for the lenses unless someone has a MicroShapes Archer frame or front. I was doing this job...
  2. Well, I called the company that sells the Theo...

    Well, I called the company that sells the Theo line of frames. They said they would send demo lenses to an account of theirs and I can get it from them. I can see why they wouldn't directly send me...
  3. Looking for emerald green poly polarized progressive lenses

    A customer wants a pair of Oz-the-Emerald-City green polarized progressive lenses. KBCo apparently used to have one called Grass Green, but it is no longer available. And VisionEase has a green,...
  4. Need demo lenses or old Rx lenses for Theo "Observation"

    The lab needs it for this metal-groove frame.
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    Thanks, I've got everything I need.

    Thanks, I've got everything I need.
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    Ah ha! I found an online manual for an identical...

    Ah ha! I found an online manual for an identical pd scope with the trade name of Reichert. The little button under the eyepiece allows for magnification and the LD button is for vertex...
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    I haven't found anything online. And yes, my 30...

    I haven't found anything online. And yes, my 30 year old Essilor pd scope was badly cracked. I could mend it with duct tape, but I'm not sure it would give my customers confidence! The Burton one...
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    R H Burton pupilometer questions

    I just bought a used R H Burton pupilometer and have some questions about it since there was no user's manual with it. There is a little toggle switch directly under the opening that the optician...
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    Yeah, Harry Chilling pointed out that I can just...

    Yeah, Harry Chilling pointed out that I can just set it for 30/30 and then measure the space between the crosshairs with a ruler. Over four decades in the optical biz and it never occurred to me!
    ...
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    Just sent you a private message with my contact...

    Just sent you a private message with my contact information, asking if you still have the pupilometer for sale and if so, how much is it?
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    does anyone have a pupilometer for sale?

    Anybody retiring?
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    does anyone have a pupilometer for sale?

    I've got a very old Essilor one (before they started making them in China) that I just dropped. I can't sent it to Essilor for recalibration because last time they refused to service it and then...
  13. Iyoko Inyake Model IY788 color 5 bronze w/ tokyo tortoise

    Does anyone have this? One of my very favorite customers wants it and it's no longer available (although I bought it only a few months ago).
    Thanks!
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    Painting a metal frame

    My husband has a semi rimless frame that he likes a lot and would like a blue version. I've tried painting one with Testors enamel (model airplane paint), but it comes off really easily where he...
  15. Looking for G-15 color in polarized progressive lenses

    Any suggestions? I called my lab and was told that the Younger Image comes in G-15, but I can't find confirmation on their website. I was also told that a lens called "Discovery" comes in G-15, but...
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    Thank you all! I'll keep Don Gilman's offer in...

    Thank you all! I'll keep Don Gilman's offer in mind, but in the meantime a friend offered me a dozen at their cost.

    And the reason that I don't order polarized ones is that I sell very few plano...
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    Plano uncut pre-tinted sunlenses

    I posted this on the Professional forum, then noticed that it gets hardly any traffic. I hope I'm not breaking any rules by posting here also.

    When I order plano sunlenses from my lab, I pay a...
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    If blue light were as dangerous as the hype...

    If blue light were as dangerous as the hype claims, then everyone who doesn't wear eyeglasses at all would be at a huge risk. I haven't seen that happening, have you?

    I feel the same way about...
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    Polarized lenses and modern car dashboards

    Increasingly, customers are declining polarized lenses because when they wear them they can't see all the information on their dashboards (GPS, radio/cd information, etc) on their new fancy-pants...
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    Old Deffaugt 407 frame

    Does anyone have this frame or at least the front? I don't care if it's broken; I need to send it to Anglo to have it copied. My customer is afraid that hers might get lost and doesn't want to be...
  21. Looking for LA Eyeworks "Date Shake" in black & white

    It's long gone, but I have a customer who really, really wants it! Please let me know if you have one & you're willing to sell it to me.
    Many thanks!
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    We called those blue/rose or green/rose double...

    We called those blue/rose or green/rose double gradients "cocktail tints."
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    Can I use chlorine bleach on a tinted lens?

    Yikes! I was doing a customer a favor and tinting his lenses a light gray. One lens sucked up the dye immediately, while the other didn't. So now I have one lens too dark and no neutralizer. Can I...
  24. Thread: Pupillometer

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    The new Essilor ones are made in China and really...

    The new Essilor ones are made in China and really junky. I got one from Essilor and returned it because there was a loose piece inside the housing. At first they were only going to repair...
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    Yes, CME4SPECS, that's exactly it! I never sold...

    Yes, CME4SPECS, that's exactly it! I never sold Logo frames, so it didn't occur to me that I wouldn't have something that fit.
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