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  1. xInZax

    xInZax Gascan Addict

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    Hey all, quick question. Is there a difference between the Plasma color in the 1st and 2nd Gen frames? It's really hard to tell from pictures alone, but the 1st Gen seems more goldish compared to the newer ones. Maybe I'm crazy, but are they different in color? Thanks!

    Btw, thanks to Joben for helping me get my first Juliet's :smile:
     
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  2. S-works

    S-works 奥克利专家

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    1st Gen is very pale... almost like bone color, matte finish... and it had finishing problems... cracking and peeling.
    2nd and 3rd Gen is more like champagne gold
    current Gen is more greyish with kind of satin finish
     
  3. xInZax

    xInZax Gascan Addict

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    Oh wow. Didn't know there were so many generations! You guys are the best for information haha.
     
  4. ucdavis4PT0gpa

    ucdavis4PT0gpa THE BEST IS YET TO COME

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    Early gens are more desirable IMO in terms of shade but the finish issues are a problem
     
  5. jiveSEVEN

    jiveSEVEN I Should Work at Oakley...

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    Congrats on your first pair...welcome to more addiction!

    Is there a way to prevent the peeling and such by taking good care of them?
     
  6. Razerwire

    Razerwire And then there was X...

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    Proper upkeep should make them last. The orbitals on my TiO2 XX are first gen plasma and I avoid touching them like the plague.
     
  7. jiveSEVEN

    jiveSEVEN I Should Work at Oakley...

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    Sweet thanks. Just wondering because I may have found a CL deal on 1st gen plasma/fire...he claims the frame/lenses are in perfect condition so we'll see!
     
  8. S-works

    S-works 奥克利专家

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    yeah... more desirable and collectable only due to the fact that some collectors hunt for low serial numbers...
     
  9. Razerwire

    Razerwire And then there was X...

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    Color-wise I like the original gen Plasma. Maintenance-wise Plasma wins by miles.
     
  10. jiveSEVEN

    jiveSEVEN I Should Work at Oakley...

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    Since we are talking Plasma...is $140 a good deal for 1st gen plasma/fire w/ serial, x metal soft case, cloth, and 1999 juliet coin? He claims they have barely been worn, tight hinges, frame/lenses are perfect. I will probably look at it later this week since he is about 40 mins away.