Re: Smith Optics vs Costa Del Mar
Nice to see the Itinerant Angler popping up here!
I have both Smith and Costa and prefer the Costa 580G over the Smith Polychromatic. I think the clarity is better on the Costas and have never had any issues with them. Smith on the other hand, had some micro-bubbling on the polychromatic lenses (both sides) so I sent them back and replaced them with different polarized lenses...no questions asked. Thumbs up to Smith for that!
At the end of the day, both companies are top notch.