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  1. RJM25R

    RJM25R Oakley Beginner

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    Hi all. Anyone done this in the uk yet? I found a place in Manchester willing to do some frames but I wondered if anyone was interested perhaps, or if it's been done already anybody got a price and somewhere to recommend?
     
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  2. Oakley_Sight

    Oakley_Sight Gotta love a good DOG

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    I found a place in Wales & had a pair done. I found out the key is to let the paint fully harden before refitting lenses. Couldn't track any other company down. Do they have a good selection of transfers & what do they charge for their work?
     
  3. jk-27

    jk-27 Moderator Premium Member

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    I know of several places in the UK that water transfer but, just like tradesmen, it's finding somewhere that does a really good job compared to a jobsworth. How much is this place charging and for what? Some places will be cheap but they will literally just wrap (water transfer) a frame, coat it, and post it back. Some will do a better job of actually priming, base coating, then wrapping and doing a final protective coat. Think of it like painting a car, some people will just paint a car and it will look ok but other more professional places will prime it, base coat it, wet sand it etc to get a better finish.
     
  4. RJM25R

    RJM25R Oakley Beginner

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    Cheers guys.
    He's shown me the carbon fibre to begin with. Not my thing, I want some digital camouflage actually!

    I work in the motor trade (salesman at a VW main dealer) and the guy does alloy wheels and stuff for us..... I hope he's gonna do one for free as a taster!

    I'm struggling at the mo, as he hasn't given me a price (he's holding out to see how many I want doing)

    What did you pay......, SIGHT ?
     
  5. RJM25R

    RJM25R Oakley Beginner

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    Ps I'm mega into watches and looking at having a watch case done as well.....
     
  6. Oakley_Sight

    Oakley_Sight Gotta love a good DOG

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    Hey I use to work at the VW garage here in Scunthorpe...............The guy charged me £10.00 for doing it. Got a blue carbon transfer on a Fuel Cell Frame. Here's the thread

    http://www.oakleyforum.com/diy-modding-discussion/4479-changing-guard.html

    There were a couple of chips on the frame when I got it back & I fitted the lenses back in too early as the paint was still soft. But I've touched the frame up & now the paint has hardened off i'm happy with them.
     
  7. jk-27

    jk-27 Moderator Premium Member

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    Any update RJM25R? Did you get anything printed?
     
  8. RJM25R

    RJM25R Oakley Beginner

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    Not yet, on the back burner till April!