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  1. Frogskins

    Frogskins Oakley Expert

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  2. xmetalmaniac

    xmetalmaniac Made of Metal Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    xmetalmaniac Made of Metal Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    Why do you ask? Well here are some of the best tell tale signs, so beware....

    I saw this deal and began to look it over closely, I called a member on here and we spoke about them in depth. Our conclusion is they are totally fake. First thing is there is NO elite micro bag. The rivits in the earstem are protruding out to far. The seller says "polarized" is inscribed on the "inside" of the left lens. The elite icon facets are too flat and the color is off. There are numbers missing by the SKU........ Ahhh Yes, the elite box, if you scroll through the sellers recent buy list you will find he has bought from ebay member "acm3646" who sells elite boxes for $48.88. We have also found the curves in the titainium plate have a major difference in them and can be spotted quite easy...... I will try to show the difference later in pics......I have been on the hunt for PB1's and learning as much as possible about them.....

    Also we found that there is also another well known ebay seller of oakley who also appears to be trying to sell similar ones. Based on the pics we saw they are also fake.....

    If you want to truly authenticate a pair, fold the earstem closed and look inside by the hinge, you will see the letter "A" with a box around it. If this IS there, it is real........

    BTW.... Props out to @Gecko for that "early morning" discussion about them!
     
    Last edited: 12/14/13
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  4. GRFMotorsports

    GRFMotorsports is an Oakley whore Premium Member

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    With people selling the boxes, real or fake I dont know there is going to be a lot of these listings pop up. He has sold these in the past I see as well.
     
  5. nightpusher1

    nightpusher1 Guest

    I think they would fool somebody (like myself) who dosn't know much about these.
    How can you tell they are fakes?
     
  6. nightpusher1

    nightpusher1 Guest

    Not quick enough - already answered thanks.
     
  7. xmetalmaniac

    xmetalmaniac Made of Metal Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    Ok, I had to do this fast to show what I mean. As previously stated I would hate to see a member get taken....

    The FAKE......This is a snip of his pic off eBay, I tried to outline the curve as best as I could. Notice the tight apex as it appears to be more of a point...Also look at the facets on his icon as compared to mine.....
    Pit Boss 1 - (TURNS OUT IS A FAKE) FYI THREAD - 3mut.png


    Now the REAL.... Notice the curve is less pronounced at the apex...
    Pit Boss 1 - (TURNS OUT IS A FAKE) FYI THREAD - qpgh.jpg


    Have them in your hand? Look for this "A".......This will be found on an authentic pair.....
    Pit Boss 1 - (TURNS OUT IS A FAKE) FYI THREAD - nnr4.jpg
     
    Last edited: 9/21/14
  8. GRFMotorsports

    GRFMotorsports is an Oakley whore Premium Member

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    Also in the sellers pics if you look close enough you can the the smaller SS in PITBOSS.
     
  9. i am rich

    i am rich The Silly Collector!

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    "A" for authentic. Gotcha.
     
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  10. Teetogreen

    Teetogreen Oakley Collector

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    Lots of great information thanks