U.S. Military Issue Sunglasses - Pilot 52mm

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U.S. Military Issue Sunglasses - Pilot 52mm
U.S. Military Issue Sunglasses from Duluth Trading Company are engineered to rigid U.S. military specs, and have been issued to millions of U.S. soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines since 1958.

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U.S. Military Issue Sunglasses - Pilot 52mm
 
4.7

(based on 37 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (27)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (32)
  • Good protection (23)
  • Rugged (22)
  • Lightweight (18)
  • Easy to adjust (10)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday wear (31)
    • Warm weather (16)
    • Cold / extreme (9)
    • During operations (6)
    • Field training (6)
      • Sizing:
      • Feels full size too small

         

        Feels half size too small

         

        Feels true to size

         

        97% 

        (29 reviews)

        Feels half size too big

         

        Feels full size too big

         
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Outdoor enthusiast (22), Hunter / fisherman (6), Military/law enforcement (6)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (27)

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    5.0

    Good quality

    By Jeos

    from Los Angeles California

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday Wear

      Comments about U.S. Military Issue Sunglasses - Pilot 52mm:

      I use these every day they are real confortable and fit nice.
      They are a bit tight on the sides.

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      Comment on this review

       
      5.0

      I will continue to by these sunglasses.

      By Terry the skier

      from Underhill, VT

      About Me Outdoor Enthusiast

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Good Protection
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday Wear

        Comments about U.S. Military Issue Sunglasses - Pilot 52mm:

        Received my first pair in the military in 1962. Found them to be the most comfortable and right size. Have purchased several pair since then.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Comment on this review

         
        4.0

        Third one after loosing the other two.

        By Runner Bill

        from Bangor, Maine

        About Me Former military, Outdoor Enthusiast

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Good Fit
        • Good Protection
        • Lightweight
        • Rugged

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Cold Weather
          • Everyday Wear
          • Hot Weather

          Comments about U.S. Military Issue Sunglasses - Pilot 52mm:

          My original sunglasses were USAF issue and I do not like any others near as well. This is my second one from Duluth Trading.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          Comment on this review

           
          5.0

          Great Glasses

          By Yamahlr

          from Wisconsin

          About Me Hunter, Outdoor Enthusiast

          Pros

          • Comfortable
          • Good Protection
          • Lightweight
          • Rugged

          Cons

          • NONE

          Best Uses

          • Everyday Wear

          Comments about U.S. Military Issue Sunglasses - Pilot 52mm:

          I love these glasses, clarity from the durable "glass" lenses is great, frames are very sturdy and strong, straight bows slip into a sled or cycle helmet easily.

          • Sizing:
          • Feels true to size
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          Comment on this review

           
          5.0

          Classic Product

          By M

          from California

          About Me Hunter, Outdoor Enthusiast, Police Officer, Soldier

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Comfortable
          • Good Protection
          • Rugged

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday Wear

            Comments about U.S. Military Issue Sunglasses - Pilot 52mm:

            Classic sunglasses

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            Comment on this review

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great Product - Great Price

            By Jim the Pilot

            from Western North Carolina

            About Me Soldier

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Lightweight
            • Rugged

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday Wear

              Comments about U.S. Military Issue Sunglasses - Pilot 52mm:

              This style of sun glasses is hard to find - couldn't even find them at the military exchange on base. Other online business wanted much more for them. I've worn this style for the past 25 years - these are the real deal.

              • Sizing:
              • Feels true to size
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              Comment on this review

               
              5.0

              Cool Sunglasses

              By Knucklehead

              from Cincinnati, OH

              About Me Outdoor Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Good Protection
              • Rugged

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday Wear
                • Hot Weather

                Comments about U.S. Military Issue Sunglasses - Pilot 52mm:

                I wear them anytime I am out doors. I love them.

                • Sizing:
                • Feels true to size
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                5.0

                Excellent optics

                By Phil

                from Kentucky

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Comfortable
                • Easy To Adjust
                • Good Protection
                • Lightweight
                • Rugged

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about U.S. Military Issue Sunglasses - Pilot 52mm:

                    I bought these as a replacement for my 70's era version of these glasses when wrestling with the kids got a bit too rough, surviving the jungle to end their days in the den. They are still superior glasses. Glare cutting, color neutral and fashion insensitive. Not cheap, but worth it.

                    • Sizing:
                    • Feels true to size
                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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                    4.0

                    Nice shades!

                    By Nitro

                    from Northeast

                    About Me Outdoor Enthusiast, Parent, Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Comfortable
                    • Good Protection
                    • Look great

                    Cons

                    • Difficult To Adjust

                    Best Uses

                    • Driving
                    • Everyday Wear
                    • Outdoors
                    • Sunny Days

                    Comments about U.S. Military Issue Sunglasses - Pilot 52mm:

                    I wear these driving, and when I'm working outdoors.

                    I wore them last friday on a job for the first time. They cut down on glare from the sun and the snow covered ground. They made a 13 hour day that much easier on my eyes. I like the idea of the glass lenses as, they should scratch less.

                    The pair I received have a sharp screw on one of the temple pieces so I'm not 100% sold on USA quality control. Also, as the frames are sort of flat, in some circumstances, I was getting reflections inside the lenses from things behind or to my side. Not the end of the world but not 5 stars either.

                    • Sizing:
                    • Feels true to size
                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    Comment on this review

                     
                    5.0

                    durable frames, crystal clear lenses

                    By readytogo

                    from Michigan

                    About Me Electrician, Hunter, Outdoor Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Comfortable
                    • Durable frames
                    • Glass clarity
                    • Good Protection
                    • Made in USA
                    • Rugged

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Driving
                      • On the water

                      Comments about U.S. Military Issue Sunglasses - Pilot 52mm:

                      easy to clean, people ask where I got them from, next pair I might try the bigger lense.

                      • Sizing:
                      • Feels true to size
                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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