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  1. fretburner79

    fretburner79 O-Educator

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    Hey guys, can anyone point me toward a thread for general info on X-Metals? I'd like to see breakdowns of models, serial # info, etc. I keep seeing abbreviations like R1, XX, etc and haven't a clue what they mean.

    I've tried the links posted here, but the links are broken.

    Basic Oakley Info - PLEASE READ BEFORE POSTING | Oakley Forum

    I've picked up (2) pairs of Juliets on C'slist this week and since I'm new to the X-Metals, I'd like to get some info on them.

    Thanks!
     
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  2. mjt42

    mjt42 Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    you may want to have a look at another much respected oakley website; o-review.com

    heres a link to the sunglasses database - x-metals can be found in the list on the left hand side.
    O-Review

    all other oakley products are also listed within the database.

    for an explanation of x-metal serial numbers you need to look here

    O-Review

    hope this helps - and welcome to the forum!
     
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  3. fretburner79

    fretburner79 O-Educator

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    mjt42, this is perfect..thanks a ton!
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  4. Valkie 2

    Valkie 2 Oakley Collector

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    R1-Romeo 1
    XX - X Metal XX
    R2- Romeo 2
    XS- XSquared
     
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  5. fretburner79

    fretburner79 O-Educator

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    Thanks Valkie, what's the difference in a Romeo 1 vs. a Romeo 2? Editions?
     
  6. Supero100

    Supero100 Oakley Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Completely different frames that share the "Romeo" name. In many ways, the R2 is like the (unfortunate? haha) offspring of a Juliet and a Half-X.

    Maybe it was cross marketing that drove the shared naming. R1 frames were in Mission Impossible, R2 frames were in a later Mission Impossible. He wore wind jackets in the latest Mission Impossible "Ghost whatever".
     
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  7. BriP

    BriP X-Metalhead

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    ROMEO1 was in mission impossible 2... what was ROMEO2 in? I sure didnt spot it in the mission impossible series... did i miss it?
     
  8. Valkie 2

    Valkie 2 Oakley Collector

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    No prob, Mate.

    The R1 was the original X Metal

    O-Review
    The R2 was a later release and had a half rim design

    O-Review
     
  9. fretburner79

    fretburner79 O-Educator

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    Very interesting. It seems like the Juliet is mostly what I hear about or see for sale. Did they just not make as many of the others, or are they more sought after?
     
  10. Supero100

    Supero100 Oakley Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Maybe I imagined it! I thought it was Romeo 2 in the John Woo motorcycle scene. Thank you for correcting my misremembering.