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  1. michael.saklad

    michael.saklad Oakley Beginner

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    Here is a questions PERFECT for this group.....

    So...say I have a long day at work....long hot day....and I get home and take wallet out of my pants and jump into pool clothes and all. Would a salt water pool harm the finish/rubber etc on a pair of X Metals in any way? Why I am asking is yesterday while floating away the afternoon on a sunny day I was thinking about how awesome it would have been to have my Polarized X Metals on. Of course...only if they are not negatively affected by the water. Again....salt water swimming pool (less saline than human tears).

    Thanks all

    M
     
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  2. Nortika

    Nortika Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    I've used mine in the ocean many of times with no issues, just wash them off with in fresh water after they been in the salt water
     
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  3. joecool862

    joecool862 Keeper of the Skull Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    Yeah, I'd just wash them well. Salt and rubber/steel is not good, so the rubber pieces and the screws, not to mention lenses will all eventually be destroyed if exposed to the salt. That assumes you never wash em, lol. Just rinse them off in fresh water and I wouldn't give it a second thought. Anything that deteriorates on them is replaceable anyway, so enjoy!
     
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  4. THE X-MAN

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

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    Yep.......joecools hit the nail on that. Don't put too much thought into it just keep them clean and take care of them. They're made of titanium there's not a lot that can destroy them or the stainless steel Hardware
     
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  5. Dyeraudio

    Dyeraudio Juliet Enthusiast

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    Not glasses but look what salt water did to this rare Emerald Time Bomb......salt under the crystal.

    Salt Water Swimming Pool and X Metals - ImageUploadedByTapatalk1469997395.571879.jpg

    Salt Water Swimming Pool and X Metals - ImageUploadedByTapatalk1469997412.926599.jpg
     
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  6. supersharp

    supersharp X-Metal Connoisseur Premium Member

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    As the others have said, the frames themselves should be fine. The only thing that I could think of that might be affected would be the anti reflective coating on the lenses, but those are replaceable.
     
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  7. OakleyFrankFMJ

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

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    @Dieseltech can attest to that I think. Then again his was at the bottom of a lake for who knows how long?
     
  8. kronin323

    kronin323 Font of Useless Knowledge Premium Member

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    I bathe mine in salty tears and they hold up just fine.