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  1. Guy gets out of his very nice luxury Cadillac...

    Guy gets out of his very nice luxury Cadillac that has a "I earned a Purple Heart" license plate on it. He's probably in his late 70's, using a cane to walk. Comes in and shows me a pair of glasses...
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    The souls from the employees of all the labs...

    The souls from the employees of all the labs they've taken over?

    A secret blend of 11 herbs and spices?

    Maybe they don't add something, but remove something other vendors leave in?

    Maybe...
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    Fezz is too nice. I'd have told you to use the...

    Fezz is too nice. I'd have told you to use the search function to find a thread that's already asked the same question.

    http://www.optiboard.com/forums/profile.php?do=editavatar
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    Which Shamir designs do you want compared to...

    Which Shamir designs do you want compared to which Varilux designs?
  5. Thread: Radio Shack

    by WFruit
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    We have a Grainger store 1.9 miles from our...

    We have a Grainger store 1.9 miles from our building :)
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    CR-39 - Hoya has them in a 75mm -...

    CR-39 - Hoya has them in a 75mm - http://www.hoyalensofamerica.com/~site-media/5/199.pdf

    Poly - Optima has them in a 76mm

    I'm not even sure if anyone makes a stock 1.56 any more. I think...
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    I've gotten to the point where I cold insert...

    I've gotten to the point where I cold insert everything. If it needs to be heated, the lenses are too big.

    Also you can look at the eyewire rim. It should be perpendicular to the lens (more or...
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    All Shamir FreeForm products are full back...

    All Shamir FreeForm products are full back surface progressives.

    If you haven't gotten a hold of these yet, get some from your Shamir rep or use the brochure code to get them directly from Shamir:...
  9. www.theonion.com/articles/unsold-google-glass-unit...

    www.theonion.com/articles/unsold-google-glass-units-to-be-donated-to-*******,37798/
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    It's Hoya, although there should be other...

    It's Hoya, although there should be other engravings if it's a progressive (like design identifier, material identifier, add power).
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    Good luck, and thanks for your service.

    Good luck, and thanks for your service.
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    Mike, you left off ANSI-Z80.5-2010 Requirements...

    Mike, you left off ANSI-Z80.5-2010 Requirements for Ophthalmic Frames

    We've been making frames for the military for many, many years now. We provided them with the very large, very ugly S8 and S9...
  13. Very carefully. Anyone who's proficient at...

    Very carefully.

    Anyone who's proficient at edging lenses to size and not needing to heat a frame to insert them should be able to do it with no problem if there is a bezel to put the lenses into,...
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    Free Form glass is available all over Europe and...

    Free Form glass is available all over Europe and Asia. Here in the US, to the best of my knowledge, the only two labs offering Free Form Glass are FEA and Luzerne.
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    For once I'm going to beat Judy to the punch and...

    For once I'm going to beat Judy to the punch and say "Use an Independent Lab!!!!"

    Also, PM sent.
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    This is only slightly off topic, but the...

    This is only slightly off topic, but the applications of Free Form optics go WAY beyond eyewear: http://centerfreeformoptics.org/

    It is this kind of thread that makes me REALLY miss Daryl.
    ...
  17. Thread: Honest Feedback

    by WFruit
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    I guess I just don't understand the hesitation. ...

    I guess I just don't understand the hesitation.

    So, to answer your questions directly:

    1) No

    2) There are a number of people here with their ABO-AC (and several with their ABOM). The first...
  18. Thread: Honest Feedback

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    Why would you not want to be better educated?

    Why would you not want to be better educated?
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    You get what you pay for, but you shouldn't over...

    You get what you pay for, but you shouldn't over pay for what you're getting. How many labs are you currently using? Can you consolidate business down to fewer labs? If so, then negotiating with...
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    When is it fogging up? Coming inside? Going...

    When is it fogging up? Coming inside? Going outside? Pretty much everyone's lenses will fog up going from a cold environment to a warm one.

    Is it fogging up on the front or back?
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    It depends on which lab you got it from. IOT...

    It depends on which lab you got it from. IOT allows you to rename their lens designs to whatever you want (within reason, you can't, for example, call it the Comfort or VIP).

    If the lab that made...
  22. There are also applications that will let you...

    There are also applications that will let you print from your phone. They can store it on the phone, then print it before they come to the office. Or if the office has a wireless network, they can...
  23. Thread: Safety glasses

    by WFruit
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    They're only required in the sense that I think...

    They're only required in the sense that I think that by law you're required to provide a safe working environment.

    Actually requesting an inspection by OSHA is a very good idea, since you'll know...
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    Only if it gets onto an ucoated part of the lens,...

    Only if it gets onto an ucoated part of the lens, or in under the hard coat. Sealing the edges with high gloss clear nail polish will prevent that however.
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    Because there's nothing wrong with: ...

    Because there's nothing wrong with:

    http://www.amazon.com/Lalaloopsy-Babies-Diaper-Surprise-Peanut/dp/B00IZ8T3D4

    or
    ...
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