9 Mile Bank Matte Black / Bronze w/ Copper Mirror L25 Low Light
Ballista 2.0 (Leviathan Series Only) is a specially designed material that is a high end ballistic graded frame material that was developed to work alongside the Helius 780 or Helius L25 RCT High Impact Polarized Lens system to pass the MIL-STD 662 ballistics fragmentation test for tactical eyewear.
The RCI Optics lens technology utilizes our proprietary Helius™ advanced polymer that is up to six times denser than polycarbonate or other lens materials. Our Leviathan Series™ sunglasses made with our Ballista 2.0 frame material coupled with our Helius H780 or L25 lenses passes both ANSI Z87-1 and MIL-STD 662 ballistics fragmentation test.
The Leviathans are the pinnacle of eyewear technology. Imagine a product that can deliver ultimate clarity and polarization without compromising function and durability. Imagine a lens that can withstand a T-37 projectile (.15 Caliber Shaped Round) at 650 FPS and Side impacts exceeding 165 FPS while offering high-quality optics, watersheds, anti- static, oleophobic treatments with a mass density that is 6 times greater than traditional polycarbonate
The RCI Optics lens also blocks 100% of the harmful UVA, UVB and UVC. The (HEV) High Energy Visible or Blue Light is dramatically reduced by 95% on our H780 lenses and 88% on our L25 lens system. These lens systems are the ultimate in sun optics bringing the brilliant colors of the Right Coast to life for an unmatched visual experience.
Helius 780 or H780 IR (Infrared Reducing) lens technology.
This lens system is by far the most advance offering to date in all market segments. Light is part of the electromagnetic radiation in which the visible light that the human eye can observe range between 390 and 700 nanometers. Ultra violet radiation that has been known to cause eye disease stops at the 400 nm or nanometer scale.
Most polarized eyewear protects you from these harmful UV radiations but there is another that has never been addressed. Infrared rays lie beyond the red end of the visible spectrum, with wavelengths between 780 and 10.000 nm. They can be a potential hazard since they produce heat, therefore raising the overall temperature of the anterior eye and finally doing damage to it, especially the crystalline lens and the retina.
Available on backorder
Capt. Jon Bull –
I just got my new 9-Mile Bank’s yesterday and all I have to say is WOW!! With the L25 lenses, the 9-Mile Bank’s are like a simple poling skiff with motor, poling platform, casting platform and push pole….built for one thing and one thing only….sight casting skinny water gamefish!!!
Stephen Ferrell –
My new favorite frame from RCI Optics! Love the wider arms for reducing any light that may intrude from the sides. Perfect wrap around for sight fishing or just being on the water. The L25 lens has become my everyday lens for inshore and sweetwater fishing. Highly recommended addition to your eyewear quiver!
Capt J. Shepard –
I have been wearing The PowerPlants for years. Since trying the 9 Miles, they have become my go to with the L25 lenses. These glasses can handle any conditions whether you are on the bow or on the poling platform when sight fishing is your game. The boys at RCI have done it again with a well thought out frame package that is built for those that live on the water.