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  1. BDHO

    BDHO Oakley Beginner

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    Do people prefer jawbones over racing jackets?
    I know they are the same frame but is there a difference in the build quality or some subtle difference?
    Ive noticed that "basic" jawbones seller for higher prices on ebay than "basic" racing jackets.

    sorry if this is a silly question.
     
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  2. Valkie 2

    Valkie 2 Oakley Collector

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    Only real difference is that the Racing Jacket can hold a strap & the icons are interchangeable
     
  3. Lexkempo

    Lexkempo Frog Fanatic

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    Jawbones might seek a higher price because they're 'rarer' as the name has been discontinued ... Over a name/copyright issue...
     
  4. Patient_Cero

    Patient_Cero Oakley Collector

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    USA made frame vs China...that itself is the only reason for many.
     
  5. Valkie 2

    Valkie 2 Oakley Collector

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    Not necessarily - my Racing Jackets say made in USA on the frame
     
  6. Patient_Cero

    Patient_Cero Oakley Collector

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    Right, but you have to search for those. All the Jawbone's were made before the switch.
     
  7. coolstorm92

    coolstorm92 Oakley Enthusiast

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    I prefer racing jackets because the icons are bigger and nicer looking and easier to change out/source.
     
  8. Cigar Madman

    Cigar Madman Oakley Beginner

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    Wow that sucks I just realized the O-Mater frames are made in china now. What a joke? Jim would have never let that happen.. Lux sucks!
     
  9. NiGHTSx2

    NiGHTSx2 Oakley Collector

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    I prefer the Jawbone because the icon is smaller. LOL. I just wish it was interchangeable. But that's not something hot water and a flathead screwdriver can't fix.
     
  10. Ventruck

    Ventruck Oakley Expert

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    Jawbone's also had more non-vented lenses offered with them, although those lenses are their own separate topic.

    I'm not gonna lie, while I wouldn't exactly trade my Jawbones, the features of the RJ would've been nice to have.