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  1. VolcanOG

    VolcanOG Xs and Os Premium Member

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    Hello O Brethren,

    I'm trying to figure something out. Attached is a photo of a Gen 1 X Metal (right) next to a 4th Gen X Metal(?). The photo doesn't show the drastic difference as well as the eye but the frame is very brown in color. Is this normal or could it be a different finish?

    I'll try to get a better photo during the day, natural light makes it look super brown. I kind of like the color personally but was just curious.

    Juliet Finish Question - IMG_20160518_202930461.jpg
     
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  2. joecool862

    joecool862 Keeper of the Skull Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    Sounds like a layer of oxidation on the titanium. Many frames slightly discolor like that. I have a plasma finish juliet that looks sort of golden because of the oxidation.
     
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  3. Tantor67

    Tantor67 Oakley Enthusiast

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    Wow that is a very big difference. I like the color of my old ones on the left better. It works well with those fire lenses.
     
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  4. cyclerdoug

    cyclerdoug Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    Cool color nonetheless! You said 4th Gen (?) any serial number to get an original color from?
     
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  5. NoFair

    NoFair Oakley Collector

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    My oldest one is close to the one on the left. I actually prefer it to the other one.
     
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  6. THE X-MAN

    THE X-MAN Forum Sponsor Gold Forum Sponsor Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    Could it have been refinished
     
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  7. Tantor67

    Tantor67 Oakley Enthusiast

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    You may have refinished it. I purchased it from a fellow forum member who said you tuned them up. I then sold them to X's and O's
     
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  8. THE X-MAN

    THE X-MAN Forum Sponsor Gold Forum Sponsor Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    Ask him if he had them refinished, I think they are my plasma
     
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  9. Tantor67

    Tantor67 Oakley Enthusiast

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    Let me shoot him a message
     
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  10. fireuno

    fireuno Oakley Beginner

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    I have a first gen Juliet X-Metal (X Serial) and XX X-Metal SKU (2009) since new, no refinish, and the same difference here.
     
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