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  1. Ag3ntX

    Ag3ntX Oakley Beginner

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    I had to get the asian fit Flak jacket as it fit way better. The only problem is that the Flak in Asian fit does not come in matte black. So I got the gloss black and now am looking for a way to mod it to matte. Any ideas aside from sanding with ultra fine grit?

    Thanks
     
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  2. OakleyFrankFMJ

    OakleyFrankFMJ The Legend - - Vlad the Impaler Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    And weeeeeeeelcooooooooome to the foruuuuuuuuuuuuuum! Have you heard of a nice fine chap that runs around by the name of Dr. Chop?
     
  3. qtrain23

    qtrain23 3D Printing Protege

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    Matte clear coat
     
  4. BriP

    BriP X-Metalhead

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    Beat me to it. Yup easiest and fastest way..
     
  5. Ag3ntX

    Ag3ntX Oakley Beginner

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    Thanks for your tips. I think I am going to try Krylon's product. Kind of nervous though. I hate to ruin a brand new pair of glasses. May do a test run under the ear socks.
     
  6. OakleyGuru379

    OakleyGuru379 What is that thing?!

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    You should definitely test it out first.
     
  7. Teetogreen

    Teetogreen Oakley Collector

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    dr. Chop is the best.
     
  8. dr.chop

    dr.chop Oakley Expert

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    thanks brutha...

    Krylon is like putting Walleva lenses in an Oakley...Have fun...just my .02 cents. If you want a better matte clear and are on a budget, go to a hobby store and get yourself some Tamiya rattle can paint. Still won't be great, but kicks the crap outta Krylon. Or send em to me and I will do it reasonably if you are stateside...If not, I am sure there are guys around who can do it in your area.There is still a process, and you will still need to prep your frame, which is why I say send em to me or a local guy if you aren't in the US...The prep materials alone would cost the average guy literally $35-$40, and I won't charge that much just to flatten them

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    http://www.tamiyausa.com/articles/ln/72/TS-chart.pdf
     
  9. kalel_unico

    kalel_unico Oakley Beginner

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    If you are a DIY guy and have some experience with paint, a Tamiya paint will work well.
     
  10. Ag3ntX

    Ag3ntX Oakley Beginner

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    Thanks for the tips on Tamiya, Dr Chop. I live in Hawaii and may have to do some serious research on local distributors/retailers here to pick up a can. I have an pair of old Canteens which the matte coating is peeling off the nose bridge area. I might "fingernail" the rest off & test on that. What are your rates for just the prep and doing the Matte? Thanks!