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Topic: Ear plugs & surf goggles?

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Ear plugs & surf goggles?

« on: February 11 2008 21:02:00 »

Ear canal needs to be drilled and my eyes are fried.  I was just fitted for Docs pro plugs and the doctor told me about Kurtis Surf Goggles and Oakley Racing Jackets, but haven't heard much about them.
Any feedback would be great?



RE: Ear plugs & surf goggles?

« Reply #1 on: February 13 2008 16:02:00 »

I wore the "Duke" Surf Goggles (Kurtis USA) in Hawaii this season and they saved my eyes.  Optical clarity and fit was great.  They flex on impact and float.  

Worked killer on the glare as they are fully polarized.



RE: Ear plugs & surf goggles?

« Reply #2 on: February 13 2008 16:02:00 »

Good luck with the Docs.

Oakley Jackets suck!  They sank like a rock in Indo.  Also hard and uncomfortable before I lost them to the sea gods.

Trip still kicked ass, but if you don't have shades you will have migrains from the sun.  Brutal on the eyes!


Mahalo Mike

RE: Ear plugs & surf goggles?

« Reply #3 on: February 16 2008 14:02:00 »

Tried Oakleys and Kurtis goggles but didn;t like either - especially for how expensive they both are.  Oakleys are too hard and Kurtis ones fog and the foam pieces look cheap like they could peel off.



RE: Ear plugs & surf goggles?

« Reply #4 on: February 17 2008 00:02:00 »

I could see Tom with his nose plug, and his poolcap along with his ear plugs in goggles, wearing 82 Jams and a Vuarnet Tshirt with his Morey Boogie Board. Listening to the old NorthShore movie soundtrack from 1985. What a sight.



RE: Ear plugs & surf goggles?

« Reply #5 on: February 18 2008 10:02:00 »

Gotta go with the Dukes made by Kurtis.  Comfortable, polarized and bend like your mamma in her hey day.

The only ones that have worked for me cause they stay on, float and are polarized.  
Check em out at  - but use a coupon code



RE: Ear plugs & surf goggles?

« Reply #6 on: February 18 2008 12:02:00 »

sounds like ryecatcher works for that company.  Kook.  this forum is for real surfers and real people.  Hey Tom - keep spreading that love, bro.  Aloha from da east coast.



RE: Ear plugs & surf goggles?

« Reply #7 on: February 20 2008 09:02:00 »

Don't know if you guys would be keen on them, but did wear a gath hat few years back with a pull down viser does help with glare and has its advantages in a super crowded line up when there are some proper kooks in the water.



RE: Ear plugs & surf goggles?

« Reply #8 on: February 27 2008 17:02:00 »

Tried the Kaiser Bowls by Kurtis and like the wrap around fit and full coverage.   A bit of style helps.  No fog problems here, but if you are surfing suck up reef then gotta go with the Gath.



RE: Ear plugs & surf goggles?

« Reply #9 on: March 01 2008 21:03:00 »

Goggles, just get yourself a pair of one peice sun glasses
(cos the lenses wont pop out of the frame), take the arms off, burn some holes in the side of them feed some shoe laces through the holes, attach some elastic to the shoelaces and another shoelace to go around your neck so u dont lose them, and your away. Less than $10 bucks. save your eyes. Even cheap glasses do the job.

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