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  1. xInZax

    xInZax Gascan Addict

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    Ok, so this is probably going to sound really bad, but what do you guys mean by Tio2. I tried to do a search, but couldn't find an answer. I've been looking around for the X Metal XX (Is that the right name?), and that seems to pop up a lot for them. What would be the proper search term for those as well? Sorry if this is a very obvious answer haha. I don't seem to understand :confused:.
     
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  2. BriP

    BriP X-Metalhead

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    I'm An X Metal Noobie - 04-121.jpg
    ok Tio2 is a colorway for the frame.. basically X-metal nosebridge and earstems, with plasma/titanium orbitals.. =)

    its probably as rare as the 24K gold X-Metal XX, if not rarer.


    Feel free to PM me with X-metal questions.. im happy to answer them =)
     
  3. oakleyandi

    oakleyandi Oakley Collector

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    Titanium Dioxide (TiO2)
     
  4. xInZax

    xInZax Gascan Addict

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    Oh! That makes a lot more sense. Thanks! I think I'll stick to Carbon :).

    Does this make them lighter than other X Metal frame options/colors?
     
  5. BriP

    BriP X-Metalhead

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    TiO2 or carbon etc.. they are all just surface finishes.. the actual material is still the same (X-Metal) so no weight differences.. just how they look =)
     
  6. oakleyandi

    oakleyandi Oakley Collector

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    Means that the metal has been treated with titanium dioxide
     
  7. oakleyandi

    oakleyandi Oakley Collector

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    Yeah, is just a treatment for the metal, which is the same for all the x metal... but it looks rad and the frames TiO2 are becoming harder to find because the production was limited to only a few units (don't know the number)
     
  8. BriP

    BriP X-Metalhead

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    really? im not aware of this. TiO2 is just a colorway AFAIK.. i dont think it had anything to do with actual use of Titanium dioxide..?
     
  9. oakleyandi

    oakleyandi Oakley Collector

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    Yeah, it is, but this treatment was just applied to only a few (I'm using the words from the guy that gave me the lecture during a tour to the HQ) hundreds of frames from different models (XX, Romeo and Juliet) and it was a very rare production run, unlike the carbon or plasma that are constantly in production
     
  10. BriP

    BriP X-Metalhead

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    ah ok misunderstanding. yeah the TiO2 colorway definitely is rare.. as rare as 24k or rarer.. although there are lots of 'Custom' jobs out there.. made by splicing a plasma and X-Metal frame together..