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  1. erap

    erap Oakley Collector

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    How different are the black ink Holbrooks from polished and matte black?

    From internet pics it looks a bit glossy so somewhat similar to polished black?
     
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  2. OakleyBoss

    OakleyBoss Moderator Staff Member Administrator

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  3. Jontoad

    Jontoad Oakley Expert

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    black ink is a glossy black that you can see through. on your head they mostly look like polished black but if you put stuff behind them you can see it or you can see frame outlines on the other side of the glasses. on the holbrooks you can see how the bolts on the edges of the frame penetrate into the orbital and stuff.

    notice how you can see the raised letters of "crankshaft" on the inside of this black ink crankshaft from the outside.

    Oakley Holbrook Black Ink vs. Polished Black? - zmcqci.jpg

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  4. Bosoxyacht

    Bosoxyacht Oakley Expert

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    Black Ink is slightly translucent. They look like polished black unless you try to shine a light through the frame.
     
  5. erap

    erap Oakley Collector

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    Cool thanks guys
     
  6. djhyper66

    djhyper66 Oakley Expert

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    The polish black frames for holbrooks you can see the weird scratch lines in the frame from production right by the little 2 nubs on the sides of the frame. Really bug me!! Hate polish holbrook frames because of this.
     
  7. Fuel36uk

    Fuel36uk Oakley Beginner

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    Here's the cube

    Oakley Holbrook Black Ink vs. Polished Black? - image.jpg
     
  8. The Game

    The Game Oakley Enthusiast

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    How does that pic help answer the question?