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  1. Vaapad

    Vaapad Oakley Beginner

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    I have a pair of 90s wires that are in good structural condition, but the paint is chipped all over (pewter finish I believe).

    Has anyone tried to re-finish wire frames with fresh paint? I was thinking automotive spray paint, but figured I'd first see if any of you fine folks has had success on his front ...
     
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  2. Vaapad

    Vaapad Oakley Beginner

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    C'mon guys, someone must have tried this :)
     
  3. THE X-MAN

    THE X-MAN Forum Sponsor Gold Forum Sponsor Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    No,that rattle can paint is crap,use cerakote or duracoat and bake em at 200deg for a half hour. you should media blast em first so the paint has a good clean mechanical bond
     
  4. Vaapad

    Vaapad Oakley Beginner

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    Thanks @THE X-MAN. I had to look up what media blasting is, and it doesn't look like something I can do myself. Can I sand off the paint, either the old fashion way or with a dremmel? Or will that not work for some reason?
     
  5. THE X-MAN

    THE X-MAN Forum Sponsor Gold Forum Sponsor Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    No,painting is all about the prep work,if you gouge the surface it will show thru,send em to me......I'll be easy on you.
     
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  6. OakleyFrankFMJ

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

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    Don't make it hurt. ;)

    :rofl:
     
  7. flyer

    flyer Oakley Expert

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    I've explored this possibility myself, and by ALL accounts, @THE X-MAN is the best way to go.
     
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