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  1. SpliceD

    SpliceD B-)

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    So i was messing around with the customization options with the Juliets and i noticed the lens options say Black Iridium w/ Oleo or Ice Iridium w/ Oleo.

    What the heck is "Oleo"?
     
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  2. OBlazer

    OBlazer Oakley Enthusiast

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    I dont have a confirmed answer, but Just judging by the search results when you type "Oleo" into the search bar on oakley.com (1st: Nanoclear. The rest: Sports or active pairs with the hydrophobic coat standard) I have a feeling that it has something to do with the Hydrophobic coating on the lenses....
     
  3. Typhoon

    Typhoon Oakley Enthusiast

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    Its an Oleophobic coating that repels oils so less likely to show up fingerprints. Smartphone screens have then.
     
  4. reswob

    reswob Oakley Beginner

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    It's the hydrophobic coating. You may want to call and ask if it's a permanent coating though. Although most pages of the Oakley and USSI website still advertise a permanent hydrophobic coating on the 'sport' lenses, they recently stopped applying the coating at the factory, and instead ship some glasses with an utterly useless nanoclear mini pen.
     
  5. the piper

    the piper Oakley Collector

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    margarine
     
  6. SpliceD

    SpliceD B-)

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    LOL, ok smartass :lol:
     
  7. SpliceD

    SpliceD B-)

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    So it's just the Hydrophobic coating? But why would they call it "Hydrophobic" on other models and only use the term "Oleo" on Juliet. I just thought it was strange.
     
  8. ucdavis4PT0gpa

    ucdavis4PT0gpa THE BEST IS YET TO COME

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    The terms are being used interchangably by the company (some product pages say "Hydrophobic/Oleophobic"). One of course means "water phobic" the other "oil phobic"...same result with the same product (the Hydrophobic coatings and kits).
     
  9. Razerwire

    Razerwire And then there was X...

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    It's a Japanese Oreo!
     
  10. Uluahunter

    Uluahunter Oakley Collector

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    HAHAHAA! My wife wouldn't find the humor in that...and she's from Japan! I'm a simpleton, it's easy to humor me! LOL!!!