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  1. CarGuy

    CarGuy Oakley Expert Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    I picked up a Pearl/Fire Switch on the Bay last week.
    It probably won't show very well but I was very surprised at the amount of Ruby in them.
    We're all used to Fire having invaded Ruby over the years, I was surprised to see so much Ruby in these:
    Pearl/Fire Mag Switch - 20141006_155525.jpg
    An early pair I assume since the lenses are etched "Magnesium". Actually if they did not say that I would have guessed that they were aftermarket or chops because they are so much more Ruby than Fire in person. Can anybody elaborate on when the etching disappeared from these? I've seen plenty of Switches with and plenty without etching over the years.

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    For comparative purposes the top 2 are etched and are deeper than the non:
    Pearl/Fire Mag Switch - DSC_0264.JPG
     
    Last edited: 10/6/14
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  2. fretburner79

    fretburner79 O-Educator

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    My pearl has the etching as well. No box for mine and no telling how old it is. I sold a pearl a few months back that didn't have the etching, though. Nice pair.
     
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  3. thisguy

    thisguy Oakley Expert

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    That pair looks really nice. Excellent photo.
     
  4. CarGuy

    CarGuy Oakley Expert Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    You would enjoy a pair of these, kid. When you do you will!
     
  5. FrogTastic

    FrogTastic Friend of the Frog

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    Anyone seen the Bone / Ice
     
  6. CarGuy

    CarGuy Oakley Expert Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    Nope. Are you saying take a Pearl frame and put the Ice lenses in them?
     
  7. FrogTastic

    FrogTastic Friend of the Frog

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    No. There was a Bone / Ice, but they dont seem to popup much
     
  8. CarGuy

    CarGuy Oakley Expert Premium Member Lifetime Member

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  9. Calgary Dreaming

    Calgary Dreaming Oakley Beginner

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    It's not something with a SKU. It's one of the million factory customs made that eventually found its way into collector hands. There were some Switches made with Ruby Clear and various other lenses as well.