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  1. XMetalAddict

    XMetalAddict Oakley Enthusiast Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    Has anyone ever used an ultrasonic bath (as used for jewelry) to clean X Metals? I have used this on standard Rx glasses before and it is really good for getting embedded grime out of the nooks and crannies.
    I am not sure if the coatings on the lenses would be affected, the frames would withstand a nuclear blast, so not concerned about them.

    The other question would be, would you just use water or add something to it to help the process?
     
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  2. NoFair

    NoFair Oakley Collector

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    I'd remove the lenses and most of the rubber, but otherwise you should be fine. You might want to add a surfactant (like mild soap) to make it work better.
     
  3. kronin323

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    Yeah AFAIK the consumer grade models don't really work well with just water; some mild soap should be fine with x-metals.
     
  4. XMetalAddict

    XMetalAddict Oakley Enthusiast Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    Thanks @NoFair and @kronin323. The reason I asked is I just purchased a pair of XX sunglasses and they need a clean. The hinges are particularly dusty and did not want to dismantle everything to clean them.
     
  5. discostu

    discostu Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    Mild soap, full strip down, soft toothbrush + rinse :)

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