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  1. Bmxman98

    Bmxman98 Oakley Beginner

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    Here's a fun history piece. When I was working on Rx and metal frames, I ordered a bunch of 0.080" thick Damascus steel custom made by a premiere shop in Neveda. I sent to the factory who was unable to use the forging tooling but instead wire EDM and hand shaped a single pair of custom Dictate 4.0. They put stupid screw in notepads on the frame which bothers me to this day but they are still amazing frames.
    Not a sunglasses but still Oakley - image.jpeg Not a sunglasses but still Oakley - image.jpeg
     
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  2. OakleyFrankFMJ

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

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    Those look sick.
     
  3. Bmxman98

    Bmxman98 Oakley Beginner

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    For anyone who doesn't know, Damascus is two different steels folded in tons of layers. That pattern is the metal itself. Not a coating or printing.
     
  4. OakleyFrankFMJ

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

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  5. qtrain23

    qtrain23 3D Printing Protege

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    Oh my
     
  6. XraySpecs

    XraySpecs Oakley Enthusiast

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    Hot damn. I'm a sucker for Damascus in the first place...
    Stunning.


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  7. supersharp

    supersharp X-Metal Connoisseur Premium Member

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    That a beautiful dammy frame. Just don't think damascus is well suited to the task of being used for glasses. But that is simply beautiful.
     
  8. XMetalAddict

    XMetalAddict Oakley Enthusiast Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    Those are really nice. What do they weigh? That would be a worthy X-Metal successor, very different, each would almost be unique and you could have the signature Oakley ruggedness. Not sure if the weight would be an issue, but clearly they worked for Rx. Where there is a will there is a way!

    In fact you could take it further and use Timascus (TM) or equivalent. Damascus with titanium.
     
  9. Nortika

    Nortika Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    Those are awesome :shock:
     
  10. Daniel ponder

    Daniel ponder Oakley Beginner

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    those are awesome. The damascus steel lends a great look to them.