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  1. barok0208

    barok0208 Oakley Enthusiast

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    hi guys! I am planning to custom paint a frogskins later. Just wondering if you guys know what paint type or brand should i use given that I knew most you have done DIY mods one way or another. Appreciate your help. Cheers!
     
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  2. Krank

    Krank Oakley Enthusiast

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    If you have not tried yet, use the search engine on this site, you might find some posts that relate closely.
     
  3. dr.chop

    dr.chop Oakley Expert

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    or try google and search "custom paint" and you may be surprised at the results...
     
  4. NiGHTSx2

    NiGHTSx2 Oakley Collector

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    ...and just so you know....Frogs are one of the worst frames to custom paint. The painting part isn't bad, but getting the lenses back into the frame without damaging the paintjob can by a real pain. Almost any other pair would be a better starting point for customs.
     
  5. barok0208

    barok0208 Oakley Enthusiast

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    thank you for the inputs. I have started reading and planning for my custom pair..

    regarding the frogs, thank you for the heads up.. I will take this into consideration.. might consider holbrook first then frogs later.. hehehe...
     
  6. dr.chop

    dr.chop Oakley Expert

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    just about as bad...flat lens frames tear up the paint when re-installing the lenses...just part of the deal
     
  7. JDubs

    JDubs Oakley Enthusiast

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    You may need t do some touch up once they are installed. I have had good luck with high quality plastic paint. Maybe start with the icons and see what you think.
     
  8. dr.chop

    dr.chop Oakley Expert

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    what are you considering "high quality plastic paint"?
     
  9. JDubs

    JDubs Oakley Enthusiast

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    The most expensive spray that's main use is for plastic lol. I may also point out that I am basically a noob to this and am considering leaving this to the pros. But icons I can handle.
     
  10. dr.chop

    dr.chop Oakley Expert

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    I am just curious to see who or what is plastic paint lol. Only thing I know of directly is that rattle can crap from Krylon....the stuff for lawn furniture or whatever