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Any difference between 2012 Smith I/O goggles and the 2013 ?

Any difference between 2012 Smith I/O goggles and the 2013 ?

What year was the Smith IO Black Foundation released? Is it any different then the 2013 other then the color?

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I emailed Smith they are 2011s with only the color being different.
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I emailed Smith they are 2011s with only the color being different.

Though I thought there was problems with fit on the older ones?
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They added triple density foam on the 2013 model.
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They added triple density foam on the 2013 model.
So would it fit better? feel better? Whats the advantage to triple density foam?
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In theory yeah. No idea how much difference it would make as I've not tired the 2012, just the 2013 (but the i/OX version). Overall great goggle but the triple foam doesn't seem anything special compared to other brands.
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In theory yeah. No idea how much difference it would make as I've not tired the 2012, just the 2013 (but the i/OX version). Overall great goggle but the triple foam doesn't seem anything special compared to other brands.
So paying an extra $80 for the 2013 wouldnt be worth it?
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