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  1. dead_man

    dead_man Oakley Beginner

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    I want to remove my oil rig icons to paint them. Never done this. What's the best way to remove them, and re glue them once painted. Thanks
     
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  2. V2oak

    V2oak Oakley Man from Manila

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    use hair blower and gently remove them, usually the double adhesive comes along with it so you can re-install them again or if not, just use double adhesive tape
     
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  3. dead_man

    dead_man Oakley Beginner

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    So heat them from the back I assume. What would you recommend to help pry them out, or just finger nails. Thank you btw
     
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  4. V2oak

    V2oak Oakley Man from Manila

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    not at the back, directly from the icon. nails will do or you can pry them out using some needle
     
  5. kronin323

    kronin323 Font of Useless Knowledge Premium Member

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    Go to amazon or whatever and search "iphone pry tool". The results will show a number of tools great for this job; many are plastic which, though short-lived, are less likely to scratch / leave marks...
     
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  6. Clifton Casida

    Clifton Casida Oakley Beginner

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    That's a great idea. I am looking to do that to one of my pairs and I was curious to see how others were doing this. It seems that the oil rigs are harder than some others at removing the icon.
     
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  7. Oakley dork

    Oakley dork Oakley Enthusiast

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    Are they gen 1 or 2
     
  8. Oakley dork

    Oakley dork Oakley Enthusiast

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    I just use a hair dryer and a straight razor blade to pry up from underneath
     
  9. Clifton Casida

    Clifton Casida Oakley Beginner

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    How do I tell if they are generation 1 or 2? I just recently bought them, but do I tell via the Made in USA stamp at all? Thanks.
     
  10. Clifton Casida

    Clifton Casida Oakley Beginner

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    Have you heard of anyone buying their Oakley icons off of ebay instead of getting them in store? It seems like in my area the chrome icons are harder to find.
     
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