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  1. bawitheba

    bawitheba Oakley Enthusiast

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    Ok I have a tall countertop model. It was oxidized a lot when I got it. I bead blasteded it. Now it looks like a matte silver. I was
    wondering if I polish out the rivits and Oakley sign and then get it professionally shot with a matte black. Would this process be a
    disgrace to the Oakley case since I painted it?

    What do you think?
     
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  2. froghog

    froghog Oakley Beginner

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    Is it going to have the same resale value? Absolutely not. Are you desecrating it? Not at all IMO. People customize their oaks all the time, why not the case? If you do this, please post pics!
     
  3. Oakleynerd

    Oakleynerd Moderator Staff Member Premium Member

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    i would do it!
    post some pics from the whole process please . . .
     
  4. bawitheba

    bawitheba Oakley Enthusiast

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    Let the polishing begin just ordered

    13 sheets of 1000 grit
    13 sheets of 1500 grit
    14 sheets of 2000 grit

    All for 17 bucks shipped
     
  5. del518

    del518 I have a few pair.....

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    Can you post any pics of the current condition? I wouldn't paint it....but that is just me.
     
  6. bawitheba

    bawitheba Oakley Enthusiast

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  7. del518

    del518 I have a few pair.....

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    Yea...you can't paint that....just polish the hell out of it and it will look great!
     
  8. dr.chop

    dr.chop Oakley Expert

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    powder coat it if anything. then it won't scratch...Or hell, anodize it, that would be wicked cool
     
  9. bawitheba

    bawitheba Oakley Enthusiast

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    I wish I could get it annoed. That would cost a arm and leg though.
     
  10. JOBEN

    JOBEN Oakley Collector

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    Hell yea just get it powder coated it would look freakin sweet!!