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​Harvest Hacks: Increase Cannabis Quality and Yield
Sep 10th 2020

​Harvest Hacks: Increase Cannabis Quality and Yield

As we head into harvest season, buds are nearing their fullest bloom. The endless hours of drying, trimming, and shaping the floral fruits of your labor will soon begin. Harvest season is a labor of love that every grower and their end-user fanbas…

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Growers Show Off Your Crop & Win 500$
Aug 31st 2020

Growers Show Off Your Crop & Win 500$

We're calling all growers to create a short video of their HPS or blurple LED gardens using the Catalyst Phone & Tablet Camera Filter and post it to Instagram with the hashtag #M7Grow. Videos must show the Catalyst in the video before it's clipped ov…

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Flight Schools Soaring High Amid Downtimes
Aug 17th 2020

Flight Schools Soaring High Amid Downtimes

Pilots Are Using COVID Quarantines to Improve on Flight SkillsDuring an unprecedented year for the aviation industry, some pilots are finding ways to make the most of a reduced work or social life. Despite endless canceled air shows and restrictions…

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Launch of Women’s Grow Glasses
Jun 12th 2020

Launch of Women’s Grow Glasses

Method Seven is tipping its shades toward females in the cannabis industry—and not just the coveted female plants. The grow glasses manufacturer recently launched the Lennox, a new women-specific frame with lens options for outdoor and indoor grow…

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FLT Sunglasses Surpass ANSI Spec in Test
Jun 3rd 2020

FLT Sunglasses Surpass ANSI Spec in Test

Following the debut of its mineral glass SKY lens in 2017, Method Seven introduces a synthetic pilot lens that shows unparalleled clarity in laboratory testing. Constructed from a durable polymer with dual high-quality coatings, the new FLT series…

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Launch of Phone & Tablet Camera Filter
May 12th 2020

Launch of Phone & Tablet Camera Filter

Method Seven founder Jeff Goldberg used to hold the lens of his grow glasses over his iPhone to take pictures of his plants, and once even taped a big puck of raw glass onto his camera. If you’ve ever gone to these lengths to combat the glare of y…

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Release of Resistance 2 with Polarization
Apr 9th 2020

Release of Resistance 2 with Polarization

The successor to the High Times Magazine Product of the Year, the Resistance 2 incorporates structural advancements and new technology, including a screen-friendly polarized lens option developed by Method Seven. “It’s the evolution of our classic pr…

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Cultivating Peace in the Midst of a Global Pandemic
Mar 26th 2020

Cultivating Peace in the Midst of a Global Pandemic

How to nurture yourself while sheltering in place during the COVID-19 pandemic...Plant a victory garden The tradition of victory gardens developed during World War I when residents of countries at war planted vegetables to supplement their rations.…

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Why Do Pilots Wear Aviator Sunglasses?
Mar 11th 2020

Why Do Pilots Wear Aviator Sunglasses?

Have you ever wondered where aviator sunglasses came from? This fashion-forward style was designed with a purpose in mind. In the early 1900s, as pilots began flying at higher and higher elevations, eye protection became invaluable for any avia…

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What are polycarbonate lenses?
Mar 6th 2020

What are polycarbonate lenses?

Picture this: you sit down in the car after a long day, and hear a crack. You look down to see that your new sunglasses are broken after you mistakenly sat on top of them. Frustrating right? You're not alone. The worldwide clumsiness epidemic is lea…

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Newest Sunglasses for Women Pilots
Mar 1st 2020

Newest Sunglasses for Women Pilots

The Aviatrix is Method Seven’s first offering designed with female pilots in mind. The new frame is finished in matte gold and crafted from Japanese hand-tooled titanium. It is also the first to feature Method Seven’s custom designed tangle-free nose…

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Prep for Pylon Racing Seminar With Elliot Seguin
Feb 20th 2020

Prep for Pylon Racing Seminar With Elliot Seguin

10 Tips and Tricks for Attending Pylon Racing Seminar Whether you are a seasoned National Championship Air Race competitor or first-time rookie, the Pylon Racing Seminar (PRS) is a great opportunity to prepare, practice, and become certified in the…

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2020 Reno Air Races Forecast and 2019 Recap
Jan 23rd 2020

2020 Reno Air Races Forecast and 2019 Recap

Kevin Eldredge returned from hiatus to the National Championship Air Races in Reno, NV. Piloting Relentless, a highly modified Nemesis NXT in the Sport Class, Eldredge knew he would be up against serious competition, facing off with Sport Class Go…

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The History of Flight & Air Racing
Dec 17th 2019

The History of Flight & Air Racing

How one monumental moment in 1903 changed the course of aviation forever. December 17th marks the celebration of Wright Brothers Day, a national observance in honor of Wilbur and Orville Wright and the Anniversary of Flight.It’s safe to say that the…

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What does polarized light really mean?
Oct 29th 2019

What does polarized light really mean?

Have you ever tried reading a message on your phone while wearing sunglasses? That annoying checkerboard pattern is the result of polarized light. Just like you rely on your cellphone for everyday use, pilots rely on their LCD flight monitors for a…

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Blue Light Isn’t The Source of Sleep Loss
Oct 14th 2019

Blue Light Isn’t The Source of Sleep Loss

Phillip Yuhas, The Ohio State University Blue light has gotten a bad rap, getting blamed for loss of sleep and eye damage. Personal electronic devices emit more blue light than any other color. Blue light has a short wavelength, which means that…

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Method Seven: Proud Sponsor of the Reno Air Races
Sep 1st 2019

Method Seven: Proud Sponsor of the Reno Air Races

Optics manufacturer Method Seven is partnering with the Reno Air Races Association (RARA) as an official sponsor of the event. “The Reno Air Races is the ultimate in aviation performance—the racing, the skill, the danger—and it seemed like the best f…

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Vision Sense Maximizing Peripheral Vision
Aug 16th 2019

Vision Sense Maximizing Peripheral Vision

Originally published in POPA magazine.According to the Federal Aviation Administration, “vision is a pilot’s most important sense.” In addition to natural factors such as daylight and cloud cover, a pilot’s lenses also affect vision during flight. Th…

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Launch of Agent 939 HPS Plus+
Jul 31st 2019

Launch of Agent 939 HPS Plus+

On August 1, 2019, Method Seven will launch the Agent 939 HPS Plus+, a premium glass lens specially designed for indoor grow operations using high pressure sodium (HPS) lighting.Dave Iacovelli, National Sales Manager for Method Seven, says that the n…

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Grow Vision: Protect Your Eyes and Optimize Your Yield
Jun 3rd 2019

Grow Vision: Protect Your Eyes and Optimize Your Yield

Originally published in GROW magazine. Under artificial lights, things aren’t always as they seem. It’s why the smokeshow you brought home from the club last night looks haggard the next morning. Blame it on the beer goggles, but the real culprit i…

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Aircraft Windscreen UV: See How You Measure Up
Jan 31st 2019

Aircraft Windscreen UV: See How You Measure Up

Is your airplane exposing you to an increased risk of skin cancer?Overview Pilots are twice as likely to develop skin cancer as the general population, according to a 2015 study by the University of California. Airline crew members are classified a…

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Sky Spectrum: UV Transmission Through Windscreens
Nov 1st 2018

Sky Spectrum: UV Transmission Through Windscreens

Scott 'Banker' Ind wearing Method Seven Ascent SKY 18 lenses. PHOTO: Michael Clark. Originally published in Contrails Private Jet Magazine. Good pilots know their planes’ specs. They can recite horsepower, gross weight, and service ceiling…

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