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  1. Wavecloud

    Wavecloud Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    Hi all

    Got my eye on some Juliets. Good price so far and good condition except for a pitted frame.

    Can this be fixed or should I steer clear??
    Pitted Juliet Frame, Fixable?? - julietpittedframe_zps43442cc3.jpg

    Any help will be much appreciated.. :)
     
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  2. THE X-MAN

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

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    depending on the price have them made into an x-metal pair, s.w.a.t black or even a Tio2,they are 1st gen plasma
     
  3. Rustpot

    Rustpot M Frame Lover Premium Member

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    It's not pitting, it's "character".

    Buy them cheap and rock 'em like you stole 'em.
     
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  4. Gisborn

    Gisborn Oakley Beginner

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    what causes the frame to pit like that? sweat? oils? chemicals?
     
  5. jlee226

    jlee226 Oakley Beginner

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    It looks like grime or like it oxidized or something. The pitting is normal for 1st gen pairs. Casting imperfections/variations.
     
  6. Wavecloud

    Wavecloud Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    Thanks folks.. Lets see how the price goes?
     
  7. THE X-MAN

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

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    I see it a lot of discoloration under the nose bridge rubbers on the 1st gen frames ,that tells me that the salts in sweat are causing a intergranular corrosion to the plasma finish.
     
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  8. Wavecloud

    Wavecloud Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    Not too good then?

    They've sold now for £105... Not to me.

    I would rather spend more on a better pair!
     
  9. THE X-MAN

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    I agree