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  1. thatoakleyguy

    thatoakleyguy Oakley Enthusiast

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    Little personal info to back this story. I work for a car rental company and I always find sunglasses in rentals that return, but never Oakleys. Well this changed back in early October when I found a pair of Gascan S frames. I called the customer and they said they didn't leave any glasses in the car so I tossed them in our Lost/Found drawer because I was sure someone would call back for them. It's been three months, so I assume they're not coming back for them. They are really beat up and they aren't Oakley lenses, but this works perfect for my project.

    I've got a friend who does awesome graffiti style art I'm gonna have do work to them. I'm gonna sand them and prime them and let friend have at it then clear coat them and order some new lenses.

    Here's where I am so far: disassembled and ready for sanding. Anyone know how to remove the O icons?

    Free Pair = My New Project Pair! - 2581d9d1.jpg
     
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  2. Peeza21

    Peeza21 African in the United Kingdom

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    You can get them loose with a finger nail, or just use a small flat head screw driver around the edges and theyll come loose! Cant wait to see how these turn out!
     
  3. Oakley_Sight

    Oakley_Sight Gotta love a good DOG

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    Dig your nail under one end & "give it some" they will eventually start to lift up. The art is not to damage the double sided tape too much otherwise you will need some more to stick them back on with. Keep us posted on their progress & don't forget the golden rule once the work is done. No pic's, it didn't happen
     
  4. Oakleynerd

    Oakleynerd Moderator Staff Member Premium Member

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    sound interesting - what style of graffiti you want on the stems?

    and a fingernail to remove the icons works for me too . . . :cool:
     
  5. oakleyandi

    oakleyandi Oakley Collector

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    hot water, dip the stem, remove the icon with a plastic guitar pick. this will leave the glue on the icons and will be more easy to re-attach them
     
  6. xInZax

    xInZax Gascan Addict

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    I found it really easy to just take the flat head screwdriver from the cleaning kit to pry it up and take it off with your fingernail.
     
  7. thatoakleyguy

    thatoakleyguy Oakley Enthusiast

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    I'll be sure to update with pics along the way. I'll hopefully get to start sanding this weekend and maybe even prime depending how long it takes
     
  8. Menendez1293

    Menendez1293 Oakley Enthusiast

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    Very nice. How much smaller are the Gascans S from the normal?
     
  9. KyleTheSid

    KyleTheSid Oakley Enthusiast

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    Love graffiti art!! can't wait to see this!!
     
  10. thatoakleyguy

    thatoakleyguy Oakley Enthusiast

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    And it begins:
    Free Pair = My New Project Pair! - 168e39bd.jpg

    Fiancé is super sick from her first week of teaching kindergarten. Pumping her full of drugs and doing this at the same time