First Look: Magpul Rift, Pivot, and Ascent Eyewear

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posted on January 14, 2021
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Magpul recently introduced three new eyewear offerings for shooters, including the Rift, Pivot, and Ascent models.

The Ascent comes in polarized and non-polarized options and is an ideal high-performance eye protection for all-day comfort. The Pivot is a more casual design based of an earlier Explorer model, and it merges performance with style that fits men with medium to small faces. Finally, the Rift eyewear was developed for use at work, home, or the range, and overall versatility. 

Ascent Features: 

  • Frames constructed of TR90NZZ combine lightweight construction and ballistic protection, providing rugged strength and flexibility
  • ANSIZ87+ Ballistic Protection
  • Polarized and Non-Polarized lens options
  • Oleophobic lenses repel water and provide oil, sweat, sunscreen and other chemical protection
  • Low profile temple design maintains comfort and function while wearing hats or over the ear hearing protection
  • Lateral eye and temple protection
  • Anti-slip rubber temple and nose pads
  • 8 Base frame design
  • Medium fit profile 
  • MSRP: $109-139 


Pivot Features:  

  • Constructed of TR90NZZ, the frames combine lightweight construction and ballistic protection, providing rugged strength and flexibility
  • Though not rated to Z87.1 due to the more casual design of the Pivot, the lens and frames were engineered to the same ballistic impact protection standards as our other eyewear
  • Oleophobic lenses repel water and provide oil, sweat, sunscreen and other chemical protection
  • Coated stainless steel pins provide simple but dependable hinge functionality
  • Anti-slip rubber nose and temple pads
  • Polarized lenses available in all models
  • MSRP: $99-149 

Rift Features:  

  • Frames constructed of TR90NZZ combine lightweight construction and ballistic protection, providing rugged strength and flexibility
  • Ballistic Rating: Z87+
  • Oleophobic lenses repel water and provide oil, sweat, sunscreen and other chemical protection
  • Coated stainless steel pins provide simple but dependable hinge functionality
  • Anti-slip rubber nose pads
  • Low profile temple design maintains comfort and function while wearing hats or over the ear hearing protection
  • Polarized and Non-Polarized lens options
  • Medium / large fit profile
  • MSRP: $109-149

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