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"They looked like ordinary sunglasses but I
WHEN I first put on a pair of BLOK® sunglasses
it was like seeing with fresh new eyes.
I found I could see right through glare with
a striking clarity. Objects appeared sharper,
crisper and more defined - like a kind of
enhanced 3D effect. And colours were much
brighter, vibrant and more ‘alive’.
I kept taking them off and putting them on
again to make sure that what I was seeing was
actually sharper and not just my imagination
playing tricks on me. But everything I looked
at really was clearer. It was so obvious.
I then put on my $160 sunglasses to compare.
They were dull, blurry and glarey - no comparison.
I was impressed. But why did these BLOK®
sunglasses make such a difference? I discovered
there are two reasons ....
It’s how the sun’s blue rays affect the retina in
your eyes. Your retina is at the very back of your
eyeball and captures images - like the film in an
And because blue rays are so short in the
visible spectrum they land just in front of the
retina, not directly on it as do other colours.
As a result, they scatter around obstructing
all the other colours and cause what scientists
refer to as “Chromatic Aberration” - a slight haze
effect we simply accept as ‘normal’.
BLOK® lenses filter the blue rays, thereby
allowing all colours to focus more precisely on
your retina. So the haze disappears, colours are
enhanced and objects appear much sharper and
clearer*, even in low light conditions.
And because your eyes are no longer battling
the blue rays, you’ll immediately notice a
soothing relaxation effect - no matter how harsh
The lenses are polarised. Polarised lenses have
an invisible film which acts like a ‘venetian blind’
blocking out the horizontal glare reflected off
water, cars and other shiny surfaces. They’re
particularly good for driving as they (very
noticeably) cut hazardous dashboard reflections
on your windscreen.
The remarkable effect of this blue-block and
polarised combination got me very excited about
the value of these glasses. But I soon learnt even
more facts that absolutely convinced me...
BLOK® lenses also block harmful UV rays and
are made from the finest high resolution lens
materials in the world. The special blue-block and
polarised filters are part of the lens itself - not a
cheap coating that can rub off later.
The black unisex frame is made from TR90
Hi-Flex nylon and will fit snugly on any size head.
They are so light and comfortable you will hardly
know you’re wearing sunglasses - and so tough
and durable, they’re virtually unbreakable.
For polarised sunglasses of this quality** - without
our special lens - you could easily pay $200
upwards. But because we don’t sell to shops (no
middlemen) we can supply them directly to you
for just $89 plus $10 postage & handling. Each
pair comes with an attractive carry case and has
a full One Year Warranty.
Compare For Yourself
I’m very proud to be involved with BLOK®
sunglasses so I urge you to order a pair today and
give them a try. When you receive them take out
your old sunglasses and compare. Notice how
colours seem more vivid and how much clearer
and sharper objects appear with BLOK® - even
through water. Notice the absence of glare and
how quickly you stop squinting.
Notice how nicely relaxed your eyes feel. And
if you don’t instantly see a dramatic difference -
exactly as I’ve described here - then return them to
us within 60 days and I’ll ensure you get a prompt
and courteous refund. That’s my personal promise
to you. You have no risk.
We live close to the biggest ozone hole
on Earth. Blue light and UV hazards exist all
year round, even on cloudy days. So if you’re
outdoors a lot, protect your eyes and at the
same time enhance your vision with one of the
most advanced pair of sunglasses you can buy.
* Interestingly, it is thought that natural oil filters found in the eyes
of eagles do much the same thing.
“I’ve bought 6 pairs and find that only your BLOK
sunglasses offer the eye protection we need.
I can’t recommend them highly enough for all
outdoor activities.” Dr. Neil Birchley -Calamvale QLD
“We are so impressed with BLOK sunglasses that
we ordered 2 more pairs. We love the comfort and
the lens gives me better clarity than my prescription
sunglasses” Chris - Cabramatta
"I am an ardent supporter of your sunglasses and
have told many people how good they are. Please
use anything I write if it helps sell more of these
excellent glasses” Dr. Jeremy Huyton - Bruce ACT
“We were somewhat sceptical about the claims of
better clarity and sharpness. After trying them we
are now most surprised and happy that the claims
are correct. Our vision is much sharper than we
had ever expected” Mark Baigen - Canning Vale WA
“I find the anti-glare factor and improved vision
with BLOK to be amazing. Even driving on over-
cast days my vision is still sharp and clear. I highly
recommend them” Mr N Colman - Peakhurst NSW
“I’ve had cataracts removed from both eyes and
can’t stand glare. BLOK sunglasses have helped
me so much with this.” C Molloy - Northmead NSW
“I play competitive golf and find most sunglasses
severely inhibit seeing the ball at distance. With
BLOK’s I can easily track the ball in flight. Without
doubt they are the best” Mr S Forbes - Dalby QLD
“I took 2 weeks before sending for your sunglasses
thinking it must be a gimmick. My wife has Macular
Degeneration and can’t stand sunlight in her eyes,
even with other sunglasses on. So I thought I’d give
BLOK’s a go. Now she has no more eyestrain and is
delighted with them. Best money we ever spent! ”
Mr D Lowe - Modbury North SA
“As commercial fishermen we work 14 hour days in
ocean glare and cannot fault these wonderful BLOK
sunglasses. The frames mould perfectly to the face
and they are great for driving with 100% glare block
out. No squinting at all. We totally recommend them
to anyone” Robyn & Pat Bohan - Agnes Water QLD
Ph: 1300 550 797
Special Reader BONUS
Order within 10 days and you’ll also receive a free pair
of magnified reading glasses. Ideal for reading small
print, maps, threading needles, removing splinters or
any other fine work or hobby. (Additional readers $19.95ea)
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98% of customers love BLOK sunglasses
Here’s what some of them say ...
**Low quality polarised lenses are made from easily scratched
cheap plastic, and are so thin they buckle by just pressing with
your thumb. Premium quality polarised lenses (like in our BLOK
sunglasses) are thick, rigid and cannot be buckled.
2019 NISSAN LEAF
Engine: single electric motor Battery: 40kWh lithium-ion
Power: 110kW Torque: 320Nm Claimed range: 270km
ANCAP: N ot tested Price: TBC (approximately $50,000)
Finally here’s a ‘normal’ electric vehicle
The trouble with electric cars up to this point is they’ve tried
too hard to be different. This is evident in the bizarre-looking
Mitsubishi i-MiEV; the BMW i3 with its skinny tyres and interior
fashioned from recycled materials; and even the Tesla Model S
with its oversized touchscreen in place of ordinary controls.
Driving the Nissan Leaf, however, is mostly like driving any
other Nissan. It’s even possible to turn off the e-Pedal so it
drives like a regular petrol vehicle. Nissan’s stated goal with
this Leaf is to take the electric car to the mainstream and
anyone who has driven an X-Trail, Qashqai or Pulsar will know
what to expect. The Leaf is not a rolling environmental
statement, nor is it outrageously expensive. It’s a passenger
car with a proper boot that just happens to be electric. That’s
Nissan’s quiet but significant achievement.
Australia is a nation of drivers and we like to know we can
travel long distances. Until fairly recently, electric cars simply
haven’t been a practical option in that respect. What’s clear
from our trip is that charging infrastructure remains the weak
link in the electric vehicle revolution. While range and charging
times present inconveniences, arriving at a charge point to
find it occupied, or fitted with incompatible plugs, is the major
hurdle that must be overcome.
But that situation is changing by small increments. Batteries
with greater capacity are increasing range, fast chargers are
reducing the time needed to charge them, and investment
from government and organisations (such as the NRMA) is
expanding infrastructure. – Kris Ashton
Driving it makes me smile
I love driving electric cars, even the weird and wonderful ones.
They’re different to drive than a vehicle with an internal
combustion engine and, for me, that’s one of the attractions.
EVs develop maximum torque as soon as you accelerate, and
the Leaf has 320Nm at its disposal, which can make for a quick
getaway if you feel inclined. Its performance would actually
embarrass many similar-sized hatches.
Most of the electrics are mounted under the floor so the
centre of gravity is better, minimising body roll and pitching. The
new Leaf has better steering than its predecessor, with fewer
turns lock to lock, making the overall package feel sharper.
The biggest difference for first-time drivers will be feeling
the regenerative braking system at work. When you slow down,
rather than using the brakes in the conventional sense, lifting
off the accelerator slows the vehicle to a complete stop if
traffic conditions permit. Learning how to modulate the
system without using the conventional brake doesn’t take long
at all. In fact, driving a car like the Leaf brings a smile to my
face every time. – Tim Pomroy
Loved (almost) every minute of it
There’s so much to love about the Nissan Leaf. Having none of
the old-fashioned internal combustion engine noise makes it a
smooth and silent drive. I’m thankful we don’t have to line up for
fuel at service stations, with their nasty fuel smell and it’s hard
not to feel pleased (not smug) with yourself that you’re driving a
car with zero emissions. There’s also a satisfaction in knowing
you’re adding charge to the battery every time you brake or lift
your foot off the accelerator. And it’s an effortless drive up and
down mountains, with no gear changes to slow you down.
But there are still things not to love, range anxiety chief
among them. Worrying about too little charge left in your battery
isn’t a pleasant experience (yes, it was me who turned off the air
con to save power driving up Bulli Pass). There are still simply not
enough public chargers, although the NRMA has already installed
six chargers with lots more to come. – Suzanne Monks
Our team offers their initial thoughts on the soon-to-be-launched Nissan Leaf
Improvements in battery technology
are allowing EVs to travel further
on a single charge.
14/12/18 4:07 pm
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