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  1. Crash84

    Crash84 Oakley Beginner

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  2. Crash84

    Crash84 Oakley Beginner

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    As per the pictures, its weird but i`m pretty sure the jet intake of one of my R1s is smaller than the one on the other pair.

    Also, their frame colour is both X-metal, but I notice one is darker and 'rougher' than the other.

    Is this normal or am I going nuts haha.

    P.S: One of them is serial number 0****0, the other is 1****3
     
  3. kronin323

    kronin323 Font of Useless Knowledge Premium Member

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    As far as I can tell from those pics they're legit / aren't fake, so it's likely due to the common variations from batch to batch in the casting and finishing process.
     
  4. MJLSr

    MJLSr Oakley Expert

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    This is totally normal... X-Metals are like snowflakes; no two pairs are exactly alike. :)
     
  5. THE X-MAN

    THE X-MAN Forum Sponsor Gold Forum Sponsor Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    First gen stuff is never the same....lots of flash and pitting.I think a lot of these early first gen frames had alot of experimentation.
     
  6. Crash84

    Crash84 Oakley Beginner

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    Thanx for the reply guys! I was getting worried and wondering whether I got a fake

    Oh and you reckon the value is affected?
     
  7. kronin323

    kronin323 Font of Useless Knowledge Premium Member

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    No.
     
  8. supersharp

    supersharp X-Metal Connoisseur Premium Member

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    Yes, Value definitely affected. Sell it to me at a deep discount, LOL. J/K, virtually no difference in value. Although it does look like you have too many, so I can help take one off your hands. Seriously, though. Nice pairs. Congrats.
     
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  9. XMetalAddict

    XMetalAddict Oakley Enthusiast Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    Very poetic!
     
  10. OakleyGuru379

    OakleyGuru379 What is that thing?!

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    I prefer my X Metals to have imperfections. To me, later gens look fake.
     
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