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  1. CrazyALee

    CrazyALee Oakley Collector

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    Today I acquired my first ever hammerstem juliet. In total I have (3) x-metals. 2 juliets and 1 madman. My other juliet is a x-metal/ruby iridium combo.

    Anyway the condition the polished came in I'd say 7/10. Flex coupler is quite loose and floppy. Frame had scratches/scuffs. Lens are 7/10, mostly peelign around edges along with some scratches here n there. Rubgbers are okay.

    So I searched on this forum wahts a good way to polish, someone recommended Blue magic metal polish and a dremel with felt, and so I did just that... See end results!

    First 3 pics are "before" and then you'll see the process.....I applied the stuff 3 times and end product with everythign installed. Not a drastic difference and sorry I had bad lighting

    Now just need to bring to HQ to get flex coupler refreshed and some new rubbers.....maybe do that tomorrow.

    Bought a polished juliet today that needed some polishing! - DSC07368.JPG

    Bought a polished juliet today that needed some polishing! - DSC07369.JPG

    Bought a polished juliet today that needed some polishing! - DSC07371.JPG

    Bought a polished juliet today that needed some polishing! - DSC07377.JPG

    Bought a polished juliet today that needed some polishing! - DSC07383.JPG

    Bought a polished juliet today that needed some polishing! - DSC07396.JPG

    Bought a polished juliet today that needed some polishing! - DSC07397.JPG
     
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  2. Carrera1963

    Carrera1963 Lover of Juliet Premium Member

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    They came up really nicely, good job.
     
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  3. thisguy

    thisguy Oakley Expert

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    Good job on the polish. There's something special about doing things your self.
     
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  4. OakleyGuru379

    OakleyGuru379 What is that thing?!

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    Looks great!
     
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  5. BHarry

    BHarry The Eclectic Collector

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    Very nice, I love the hammerstem Juliets!
     
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  6. supersharp

    supersharp X-Metal Connoisseur Premium Member

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    Great job on the polish. I bought a pair of OCP polished juliets from my O store, and the finish looked very similar to yours. The flex coupler was also a bit looser than I was used to with my Carbon pairs. Not sure if that was just the way they made the polished frames or what. And yes, hammerstems are awesome on the Juliet. I just wonder why only the polished frames got them.
     
  7. CrazyALee

    CrazyALee Oakley Collector

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    Thank you! you said the finish was similar to mine, similar to how it was before or after my polishing? lol

    I got the flex coupler retuned at HQ, however it still feels a bit looser than my other pair, which is a xmetal/ruby generic sku one. Specificially, it feels like it has more play or the tabs from the orbitals may be rounded off or something
     
  8. supersharp

    supersharp X-Metal Connoisseur Premium Member

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    Sorry, meant the before pic looks similar, and I think my polished Half-X also has a similar finish to the before shot. The after looks so bright though. Congrats, looks great.
     
  9. pjd1234

    pjd1234 X METAL NERD

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    Great if u want them tightened you know where to go
     
  10. Nortika

    Nortika Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    Great work!