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  1. KillerCollector

    KillerCollector Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    Anyone ever tried buffing out lenses with a mirror coating? I wouldn't even care if the mirror coating came off. Anyone try to rescue something this bad?

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    Last edited: 3/26/15
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  2. qtrain23

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    lol yea. you can rescue it right to the trashcan

    Theres really no fix.
     
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    KillerCollector Oakley Expert Premium Member

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  4. kronin323

    kronin323 Font of Useless Knowledge Premium Member

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    Agree with Q. There's another thread discussing restoring damaged lenses here:

    Giving New Life To A Old Lens | Oakley Forum

    But in a nutshell, no - a plastic polish might remove the iridium but it will distort the lens. The thread discusses soaking in alcohol, but that doesn't work on iridium. And it got mixed results with the non-reflective coating on non-iridium lenses.

    So they're trash.