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  1. androponic

    androponic Oakley Beginner

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    I bought a pair of Oakley Fuel Cells and this designation after the sizing numbers isnt on any other pair I have. Anyone know its meaning?
    Any help would be cool. Thanks.
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  2. jonoyong

    jonoyong Inside Outlaw. Staff Member Premium Member

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    I think some people speculated that it could stand for New Product Information. Seems to be printed on pairs made before general release. I have them on both my Union Jack and Old Glory frogs. I got both pairs before general release.
     
  3. Oakster

    Oakster Oakley Expert Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    I was under the impression that it was "non production item" ie sample. I could be wrong.
     
  4. jonoyong

    jonoyong Inside Outlaw. Staff Member Premium Member

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    You could be right dude. But to be honest, I haven't a clue what it truly stands for.
     
  5. slvrdragn69

    slvrdragn69 Oakley Enthusiast

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    When Oakley puts out a sample for their reps they actually print "SALES SAMPLE" on the stem... such as this picture I so kindly added which is of the arm on my Crosslink.


    hope that helps eliminate one option.
     
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  6. the_owl

    the_owl Oakley Expert

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    They also put just "sample"
    Non Production Item wouldnt really make sense if its next to a legit model number
     
  7. Batwolf

    Batwolf Double Team Premium Member

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    I've personally never seen an NPI stamping but have seen a lot of Sample stamps. I wonder if they are one in the same and maybe NPI is used in other countries?