L9 Smith I/O Deal - Legitimate? - Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums
User Tag List

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-14-2014, 11:39 AM Thread Starter
Junior Member
 
Rhyft's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: Houston, Texas
Posts: 6
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Question L9 Smith I/O Deal - Legitimate?

Hey guys,

Since I'm still getting acquainted with the various online retailers around, I was curious about the legitimacy of levelninesports.com - I tried searching the forums and only found a few posts about them. The reason I ask is that they're running what appears to be an incredible deal on some 2014 Smith I/O goggles, although there are definitely some fuzzy details that make me wary.

First off, the deal only includes one lens ("despite what the box may say"), but they do offer an additional blackout lens for $10. The real red flag for me is that, in spite of being referred to as 2014 models, the red frame/black nosepiece with red strap does not appear anywhere on Smith's website for the current 2014 I/O lineup.

I spoke to a rep with L9 who said Smith overmanufactured frames without the additional lenses for this model, and that L9 was able to buy up stock at a really good price. To me, that still doesn't address why the supposedly 2014 model color doesn't appear on the Smith site. Thoughts? Links below for your reference.

Smith 2014 I/O Goggles w/Ignitor Mirror Lens at Levelninesports.com

And on Amazon as well...

Amazon.com: Smith 2014 I/O Goggles Black Republic w/Ignitor Mirror Lens: Sports & Outdoors
Rhyft is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-14-2014, 12:19 PM
Veteran Member
 
jdang307's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 2,929
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 8 Post(s)
I'll buy a pair. Buy through amazon, with a credit card (not debit unless you have protection). I really want black but this is a great deal.
jdang307 is offline  
post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-14-2014, 01:18 PM Thread Starter
Junior Member
 
Rhyft's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: Houston, Texas
Posts: 6
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Hmmm, here's another from their site. Supposedly 2014 I/OS goggles, no second lens, and again with a frame color that's not listed anywhere on Smith's site. Confusing.

Smith 2014 I/OS Goggles w/Blue Sensor Lens at Levelninesports.com
Rhyft is offline  
post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-14-2014, 02:49 PM
-LIFETIME MEMBER-
 
larrytbull's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 1,258
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 60 Post(s)
Blog Entries: 7
i purchased a few snowboard bags from them. they sent them right away no issues
larrytbull is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome