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Discussion in 'Oakley Sunglasses Discussion' started by Virtuous Panic, 8/10/11.

  1. Virtuous Panic

    Virtuous Panic

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    Hi, I've just received a pair of Fuel Cells (Brown Smoke/ Bronze) from ebay. I'm usually pretty good at spotting fake goods and these are mostly looking kosher, the build quality is Oakley-esque (the ear stems click nicely into place, no uncut plastic flash sticking out), the model number on the ear stem matches up, the box was included as was paperwork and bag.
    My problem is... it says "MADE IN U.S A.", its missing a "."
    Fake? Or is there any record of this typo on genuine Fuel Cells?
    Thanks for any feedback.
     

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  2. The Game

    The Game

    a pic would help
     

  3. Virtuous Panic

    Virtuous Panic

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    Good call.

    Fake Oakley Fuel Cells From EBay? - tumblr_lpq7ucmBjZ1qzhtuwo1_500.jpg

    Fake Oakley Fuel Cells From EBay? - tumblr_lpq9cpU9e11qzhtuwo1_500.jpg

    Fake Oakley Fuel Cells From EBay? - tumblr_lpq9bhs9iK1qzhtuwo1_500.jpg
     

  4. Oakley Ron

    Oakley Ron Premium Member Lifetime Member

    i see an "a"..look good to me.
     

  5. Virtuous Panic

    Virtuous Panic

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    Thanks for the reply, Ron. But what's missing is the period between the S and the A (btw I love that skull sig it's like Mars Attacks, I saw the pic of it in your display case and it looks sick!)
     

  6. Oakley Ron

    Oakley Ron Premium Member Lifetime Member

    oh. sorry. i was reading your post on my phone...i missed the "." part. i dont see it either!
    They look great other than that...if its fake...its a darn good one...

    thanks for the kind words on my skull pic..MARS ATTACKS!! Great movie~! lol.
     

  7. Millerntor

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    I got a Fuel Cell Taca edition and its missing the "." between the S and the A as well. I´m sure, that mine is no fake, so yours shouldn´t be as well.
     

  8. Virtuous Panic

    Virtuous Panic

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    Thanks for letting me know, Millerntor. I was hoping that might be the case as the rest of my glasses up to the O standards we all know but that missing dot had me suspicious. Thanks for taking the time to reply or else I'd always be wondering!
     

  9. Millerntor

    Millerntor

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    You´re welcome, glad i could help.
     

  10. Oakleynerd

    Oakleynerd Staff Member Premium Member

    the missing dot is probably just a production problem with the pressure, which is needed!
    they looks good to me. do you have any other cells? just put them on a scale and compare them!
    the fake models are normally lighter than O´s
     

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