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  1. Oakster

    Oakster Oakley Expert Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    Hello Forum,
    As a few of you know I sell a pile of Jawbone frames/jaws/socks/etc.

    Over the past few months I've had a handful of guys with fake Jawbones purchasing jaws and being unhappy that they don't fit. All were under the impression that theirs were real, mostly because they paid good money for them.

    There are some VERY good Jawbone reproductions out there.

    After a pile of back and forth between the customers with fakes, there is one surefire sign of a fake. See the pics to know what I mean. If you remove the lens and look at the metal piece that holds the nosepiece - the fakes (white) have a flat nose screw. The genuine (dark grey) have a rivet.

    Hopefully none of you have gotten burnt and hopefully this saves a couple people. If you find some ridiculous prices on Jawbones do some digging.

    *Same applies for Racing Jacket 2. I have a set of them and it's exactly the same.

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  2. Oakleynerd

    Oakleynerd Moderator Staff Member Premium Member

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    damn . . . thanks for sharing . . .
     
  3. Oakley_Sight

    Oakley_Sight Gotta love a good DOG

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    Great piece of information Oakster, thanks for that.
     
  4. OpinionatedOakley

    OpinionatedOakley Oakley Beginner

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    Good info. I got hoodwinked by a set of Split Jackets that were fake. It was impossible to tell by photo - had to hold them before it dawned on me. But we should be counting our blessings that it has taken this long for them to get good repros...it is just molded nylon with some paint, after all.
     
  5. qBan

    qBan The Hijinxer

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    good information right there... thanks
     
  6. Yohan

    Yohan Oakley Beginner

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    Are there any other tell tail signs of fakes?
     
  7. Brettc10

    Brettc10 Oakley Expert

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    Cool, I love Jawbones thanks for the info!!!
     
  8. Oakster

    Oakster Oakley Expert Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    Many times style numbers don't match up.

    The nosepieces are slightly different as well but unless you had 2 side by side I don't think you'd be able to tell the difference.
     
  9. raphael05

    raphael05 Oakley Beginner

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    Tons of those here in the Philippines, even the Metal ones. Really really bad
     
  10. jonathanp

    jonathanp Oakley Beginner

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