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  1. ducatiti

    ducatiti Oakley Enthusiast

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    These are my very first Oakley's from 1999! I was thinking of having it refinished professionally but decided to try thoroughly cleaning it first. I'll tell you guys this, automotive rubbing compound and ultrasonic cleaners work like wonders!!! Looks and feels like how I first got it with new rubbers installed as well. Too bad that I was not able to take before pics, I didn't expect results like this.

    Here is a picture where it shows the years of dirt and grime the rag was able to pick up.
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    Last edited: 9/12/16
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  2. Nortika

    Nortika Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    That looks great! Nice job
     
  3. ducatiti

    ducatiti Oakley Enthusiast

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    Thanks. Also wanted to let you guys know that I was able to easily remove black stains which I initially thought the plasma finish rubbed away especially on the ends of the ear stems. Rubbing compound cleaned this effortlessly.
     
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  4. Fresh

    Fresh Oakley Enthusiast

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    Very nice! What brand of rubbing compund are you using? I've got a set of Plasma Penny which could use a nice thorough cleaning
     
  5. VolcanOG

    VolcanOG Xs and Os Premium Member

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    Very nice. Great work.
     
  6. ducatiti

    ducatiti Oakley Enthusiast

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    Thank you. Good ole cheap Turtle Wax Rubbing Compound.
     
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  7. Dieseltech

    Dieseltech Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    Looks good!
     
  8. discostu

    discostu Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    Excellent! I'm glad to see its not taken any of the finish from the frame. Early coatings were a little prone to wear so well done!
     
  9. cyclerdoug

    cyclerdoug Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    Looks good man, nice job!
     
  10. OakleyFrankFMJ

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

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    Well done.


    If that nose bridge is floppy you can always send them to @THE X-MAN for repair.