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  1. psychephylax

    psychephylax Oakley Beginner

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    stupid question... picked up a large metal vault and was wondering if it would detract from the value if I tried polishing it.

    or best leave it be?
     
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  2. Rustpot

    Rustpot M Frame Lover Premium Member

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    Detract from the value? Probably. What are they worth though? $50?

    I think someone here polished one that was in bad shape.
     
  3. psychephylax

    psychephylax Oakley Beginner

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    about 75 bucks. I got mine for a little less. I doubt I could get it to be a mirror polish. probably more like a shine to it. The foam is in perfect shape thou
     
  4. nlgrav182

    nlgrav182 Oakley Enthusiast

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    Polished aluminum will oxidize quickly and your finish will be dull and white. Stick with the stock stuff.
     
  5. Devastator01

    Devastator01 Oakley Collector

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    i think it looks better unpolished
     
  6. Tunnie

    Tunnie Oakley Beginner

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    Let it be mate. ;)
     
  7. OEMOR

    OEMOR Oakley Beginner

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    They do have a bling factor to a polished one but that aluminum will tarnish quick. I would rather do a bead blast or something like that to it. Polishing aluminum is just infinite work to keep it that way, even if it just sits in a case.
     
  8. washi me sensie

    washi me sensie The Oakley R┼Źnin

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