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  1. C. Chaos

    C. Chaos Oakley Beginner

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    I have a pair of Crankcases that have some scratches on the insides of the lenses.

    Have any of you ever repaired scratched lenses? I figured a light sand and then polish out with a Dremel may work, but I figured I would seek input before I tried it...
     
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  2. xmetalmaniac

    xmetalmaniac Made of Metal Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    There is a thread about this. Repairing them is a moot point as it's just going to damage the lens further.


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  3. cyclerdoug

    cyclerdoug Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    I wouldn't attempt any such thing. Bending an O matter frame is a different story. Lenses....not me dude.
     
  4. kronin323

    kronin323 Font of Useless Knowledge Premium Member

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    Even if you were able to buff out the scratches without damaging the AR coating (which you wouldn't be able to), it would add optical distortion.



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  5. C. Chaos

    C. Chaos Oakley Beginner

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    But the scratches are on the inside, not outside. I won't have to worry about damaging the iridium coloring...

    I really think I can do it, but...still debating...they aren't too bad...
     
  6. kronin323

    kronin323 Font of Useless Knowledge Premium Member

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    There's an AR coating on the inside.

    But by all means, if you think you can do it, go ahead and learn the hard way.
     
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  7. cyclerdoug

    cyclerdoug Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    I'm not saying don't. I'm saying I would not even think of it. I burn toast. I have no mechanical aptitude whatsoever and I get frustrated when the yard rake misses a leaf. I cannot fix things!

    I know people who could do it and would even offer to if I had that issue. I would get new ones and let them have at the old ones before I'd attempt it myself.
     
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  8. xmetalmaniac

    xmetalmaniac Made of Metal Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    Please, by all means don't let us stop you young grasshopper, Sand a lens side to side...... Then buff on, buff off, buff on, buff off. Finally, buy a lens cash up, bank account down, cash up bank account down. When you are completed then we have the nosebridge kata.


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  9. OakleyFrankFMJ

    OakleyFrankFMJ The Legend - - Vlad the Impaler Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    I CONCUR!




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  10. Wicked

    Wicked Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    If you have some free time you want to waste then give it a go and when you are done order some new lenses.