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  1. Wally Taylor

    Wally Taylor Oakley Enthusiast

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    Just wondering if the Elmont has the famous crappy spring himges from the MadMan / BadMan? Also, is it a Ray Ban Aviator copy, or is it an Aviator upgrade?
     
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  2. thisguy

    thisguy Oakley Expert

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    It does not have the spring hinges. The latter is open to interpretation...
     
  3. saltparrot

    saltparrot Oakley Collector Premium Member

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    showed up in my inbox. all I could think was, "wow." has to be the MOST uninspired design I've seen out of Oakley in years. And THAT is saying something. It is literally like they aren't even trying.
     
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  4. cyclerdoug

    cyclerdoug Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    Yeah Salt..like the trillbe or whatever the hell that is. They phoned it in.
     
  5. saltparrot

    saltparrot Oakley Collector Premium Member

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    it's absolute garbage. and yeah, the Trillbe is just as offensive. Frankly, the best stuff Oakley is putting out right now is their bags. Sad when I'm more excited about a toiletry bag than their eyewear.
     
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  6. cyclerdoug

    cyclerdoug Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    Indeed...but we've got decades of good **** to worship and gather before the downhill slide!
     
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  7. Wally Taylor

    Wally Taylor Oakley Enthusiast

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    It's great that the old stuff is so good. Actually GREAT!

    I hope that I don't get banned for saying this, or more importantly angering You guys, but IMHO Ray-Ban is kicking Oakley's behind with their modern designs. Seeing how Lux canned a lot of good folks at Oakley, and they're closing the AWESOME Oakley World Headquarters, I feel that it may be by design
     
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  8. FlakAssassin

    FlakAssassin Oakley Enthusiast Premium Member

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    HQ isn't closing. They're closing the stores, offices, and the museum. They are keeping manufacturing and R&D at the Foothill Ranch.
     
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  9. Wally Taylor

    Wally Taylor Oakley Enthusiast

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    That's cool! I'm glad they're keeping that nice factory running for the folks that are left.
     
  10. QLR1

    QLR1 DARK SIDE, embraced!

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