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  1. Dallas O Hog

    Dallas O Hog O.C.D. Oakley Collecting Disorder haha Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    Not all Oakley's are the same in our eyes as we are collector's. I am just curious, based on my collection or that that is still out there, what makes a collection top tiered? I don't just want to have a hundred pairs, I want quality. No I want have anything like Carguy, Gecko, Oakleyboss84, FGG or countless others but I want mine to be on a pro level and not college ;) What do I need to get there?
     
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  2. Brett28

    Brett28 Here's my money, thanks

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    Carbon c-six is all you need imo. Just so, Sooo nice.
     
  3. Dallas O Hog

    Dallas O Hog O.C.D. Oakley Collecting Disorder haha Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    I have to have black iridium!
     
  4. BriP

    BriP X-Metalhead

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    theres many ways. some people have class stuff with vintage Mframes and Vintage blades/ eyeshades etc.

    then you can go big $$ and have FMJ, C-Six etc..

    then there are those who have rare frogs etc.

    I went with Xmetals, plus plus. Aim for the classics or iconics - OTT, Eyeshade, Medusa... you know.

    Then there is Dann and Anton and FGG etc......their collections are like a museum.

    whtever it is, 2 things to keep in mind -

    1. no point if you dont like it yourself
    2. Quality first, yes, but there is always the need for quantity in a collection. By definition, a collection is mutiple items in a set of sorts.
     
  5. OakleyGuru379

    OakleyGuru379 What is that thing?!

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    There is no formula for it, but when someone has it, you just know.
     
  6. OakleyFrankFMJ

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

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    You can look at this question 3 or more different ways.

    What makes a collection Elite? You can buy ALL the Elite items Oakley has ever made and there you are, all done....Elite.

    OR

    What makes a collection Elite? You can buy what you feel is precious to YOU that Oakley has made and make the collection truly Elite as that will be what makes YOU happy.

    OR

    What makes a collection Elite? You can buy EVERYTHING that everyone else thinks is what makes an Elite collection and possibly not be happy with everything you have purchased because maybe you don't like everything you've got. What fun is that?

    In my opinion, buy what makes you happy. If you can afford to spend ridiculous amounts of money and have the space to store it then just buy everything you want and even stuff you don't want.

    Everyone has their limits so we do with what we can.....right? We work hard to get what we want so we should be able to enjoy it. Make YOURSELF happy with your purchases. That is what truly matters.
     
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  7. Dallas O Hog

    Dallas O Hog O.C.D. Oakley Collecting Disorder haha Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    I want it to have some value and rarity. I can't buy all elite items. I'm too poor and want to stay married lol. But I also want it to be a collection of hard to find items and not a bunch of crap Oakley made
     
  8. OakleyFrankFMJ

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

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    Aaaaah.....I see the problem now.......sell the wife. :p
     
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  9. Dallas O Hog

    Dallas O Hog O.C.D. Oakley Collecting Disorder haha Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    Nahh she supports the habit but I can't buy what Frank buys lol
     
  10. foleyness

    foleyness Oakley Enthusiast

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    My collection is kinda all over the place, I have some rare stuff and some pairs that no one really cares about, but it's elite to me because I love every pair.
     
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