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  1. Fresh

    Fresh Oakley Enthusiast

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    I'm not a big fan of polished frames, although there are a few exceptions, they are too "flashy" for me. Now I was able to get a used polished juliet on the cheap (hate the polish but love the hammertems), lenses are toast, but the frame seems to be in good condition and I'll be picking them up tomorrow.
    Now my question here is, would it lose it value if I go X Metal finish?
    I don't usually sell my frames, I'm the sorta guy who wears the crap out of them and when ever I get bored I'll just store them for a few years, switch to a different model, and then find them in the storage room and wear them again. But sometimes we all need money or just run out of space and we need to let things go, plus I dont want to ruin a nice frame (I believe polished juliets are harder to find).
    So, what do you guys think? Will it be better to sell them as is, restore them and sell, or go Xmetal and wear them 'til I hate 'em?
    I know the usual answer is, "make it yours and don't mind what others say" but I already have a carbon Juliet which I love and will probably never sell, so I'm still not sure if I want a 2nd pair. Also do the hammerstems make the fit smaller? if they do, then all of this is a no go since I'm quite sure they won't fit me. Anyway, any comment or feedback will be greatly appreciated.
    Thanks again!

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  2. KillerCollector

    KillerCollector Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    It doesn't seem like customs lose money. Unless you have a box and matching serial numbers, go for it!
     
  3. OakleyFrankFMJ

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

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    Just sell them.

    Buy what you would want and let someone else enjoy a polished pair
     
  4. KillerCollector

    KillerCollector Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    That too.
     
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  5. Fresh

    Fresh Oakley Enthusiast

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    No serial or box for these, that's why I'm a bit less concerned about changing the finish
     
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  6. MJLSr

    MJLSr Oakley Expert

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    Anodizing would also be an option add some color to your world - the factory polished finish suits that well.
     
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  7. Fresh

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    Always like Frank's answers, short and sweet :D. I want the Xmetal finish, but I don't think there are hammerstems with those right?
     
  8. Fresh

    Fresh Oakley Enthusiast

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    I've seen those before, they look cool but who does that nowadays?
     
  9. mjt42

    mjt42 Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    .....you dont see many x metal colour juliets with hammer stems. i would go for it...


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  10. OakleyFrankFMJ

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

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    @zwc0442 ?
     
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