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  1. IntenseImage

    IntenseImage Oakley Enthusiast

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    I am looking to buy some EVs soon and will most likely go with the Uranium line. From all the pics I've seen the finish is a matte offering ... However, I ran across a set listed as "rare" that are polished.

    Can anyone shed some light on these? Legit or not?

    Thanks!
     
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  2. djhyper66

    djhyper66 Oakley Expert

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    Probably just a frame that was clear coated so it consider polished.
     
  3. max4321

    max4321 Oakley Enthusiast

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    The radar ev has just hit OCP though so that's something to check out. Retina burn with sapphire iridium looks like a sweet combination online.
     
  4. IntenseImage

    IntenseImage Oakley Enthusiast

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    I just saw them on OCP. I'm torn on grabbing those polished ones but they are SO similar to my Electric Limeade Fuelcells I may hold off on uranium for now and will get them in jawbreakers later. Instead go with OCP EVs in silver w black icon and socks and a few lense options (pos red, prizm road, and chrome iridium polar)
     
  5. gdiii18

    gdiii18 Oakley Enthusiast

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    I took a chance and picked up a pair of these "rare" polished Uranium Radar EVs as I preferred the gloss look over the factory matte finish. While I'm not sure if it's just a gloss clear coat applied to the matte frame as suggested, comparing it to my Sky Blue/Sapphire EV frames everything appears to be in order (matte frame customized to a gloss finish). Here are some pictures of the frame with Sapphire lenses:

    Radar EV - Uranium question - 20150706_160209_zpsv3xifhsv.jpg

    Radar EV - Uranium question - 20150706_155109_zpsmwyyjugy.jpg

    Radar EV - Uranium question - 20150706_155136_zpsvjlum0zi.jpg

    Radar EV - Uranium question - bd05dfd6-40f8-4c37-bbe6-2fda236fdf8a_zpsh2unwby4.jpg
     
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  6. Ventruck

    Ventruck Oakley Expert

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    The matte finish can smooth out due to oils and rubbing. It'll happen first at the ear stem tips.
     
  7. rml0015

    rml0015 Oakley Beginner

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    Those Uranium line glasses look sick. Might have to go pick some up!