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  1. da_nige

    da_nige Oakley Enthusiast

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    Hi guys,

    Can someone tell me (or even better show me) the difference between grey smoke and crystal black frames please?

    I've seen crystal black before but never grey smoke and I'm considering a pair that are grey smoke.

    Thanks

    Neil
     
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  2. taiko19

    taiko19 Oakley Enthusiast

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    I have the Grey Smoke/BI Holbrook combo. Not sure a picture would do any better than what you see on the Oakley site. The difference is so subtle, can't go wrong either way. I'd say grey is like a matte version of the crystal ... sort of like crystal clear vs. matte clear.
     
  3. foleyness

    foleyness Oakley Enthusiast

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    Grey Smoke Vs Crystal Black - 3y5eju7y.jpg

    Crystal Black Hijinx in the front and Grey Smoke Pit Bull in the back.

    The smoke is a little darker and crystal looks slightly blue. Both colors are great though.
     
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  4. BDHO

    BDHO Oakley Beginner

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    foleyness is correct,
    Grey smoke is a bit less transparent / "see-thru" , but its a nice alternative to polished black.

    If you care, I am selling a pair new pair of grey smoke straight jackets with black iridium polarized lens.
     
  5. da_nige

    da_nige Oakley Enthusiast

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    Thanks guys,

    Particularly useful to see the Pitbulls as that's what I'm thinking of buying!

    Definitely prefer Grey Smoke to Crystal Black. Not a fan of the blueness of CB

    Thanks again

    Neil
     
  6. NiGHTSx2

    NiGHTSx2 Oakley Collector

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    I never even noticed there was a difference before now. LOL
     
  7. MAGNUS

    MAGNUS Oakley Beginner

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    Grey Smoke Vs Crystal Black - yzuny5ug.jpg

    I didn't like crystal black because the blue tinge as well. It reminded me of windex. I figured it would look cool with ice lenses because of the blue tint. And as you can see it did. I bought a pair of crystal black Pitbulls and will be putting ice lenses in to them as well.
     
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  8. da_nige

    da_nige Oakley Enthusiast

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    Those look pretty sweet, thanks!
     
  9. MAGNUS

    MAGNUS Oakley Beginner

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    Grey smoke with ruby.
    Grey Smoke Vs Crystal Black - yqedyry8.jpg