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Write your question here...Im going to get...

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Write your question here...Im going to get the Smith prodigy goggles but im not sure on the lense. What is the difference between the Ignitor, platnum, andRc36 lenses? Maybe you could put them in order from darkest to latest tent or something like that.

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In order: Platinum Mirror - Darkest (25% light transmission); Sensor Mirror - (35%); RC36 (36%)

The RC36s are the closest you'll come to a "standard" lens. They're basically like the "persimmon" that every goggle company has, but they use a rose tint. Plus, Smith gogs have less distortion than most others I've tried.

You can also use the Sizing Chart under the color/lens selector drop-down at the top of the page to get a more detailed description of how each lens is supposed to perform. I'd say they are all pretty comparable lenses.