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Discussion in 'Oakley Sunglasses Discussion' started by music_man185, 7/7/11.

  1. music_man185


    today, i was able to try on a pair of flak jackets. i already own a pair of half jackets, but i think i like the flat stem of the flaks over the curved stem on the half's. after trying them on, i immediately noticed the flak jackets were extremely comfortable as are the half's, but looked better due to the flat stems.

    anyway, i have an opportunity to get a pair of S.I. flak jackets at the S.I. discounted price. matte black with black earsocks and nosebombs. however, this is exactly how my half jackets look. so i wanted to change it up a bit by buying some different colored replacement earsocks. but it would be nice to see a picture first. the flak jackets seem to be extremely popular, so i thought the chance of someone having one of the following color combinations were pretty good.

    matte black frame/black iridium lenses with:
    white earsocks
    red earsocks
    slate earsocks

    any pics are appreciated.

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  2. SpliceD


    I have a pair of SC Trojans Flak Jackets.


    Flak Jacket Picture Request - 4b1fc7143b7be.jpg

    The red is actually a bit brighter in person than it is on the site.

    I know it's not exactly what you're looking for, but it's pretty close. I can take pictures for you when i get home if you need me to.

  3. doowutchyalike


    You know you can go to the Oakley website and customize these yourself and see what they'll look like.

  4. music_man185


    a picture would be great. the red is kind of what i'm worried about. the website makes the red earsocks look pretty dark when i customize them. i think a brighter, more radiant red would look better against the black.

    i've tried that, but those pictures look so fake. i customized a pair with each color of earsocks, but its very hard to tell how it will really look. a real picture always helps more.

  5. SpliceD


    Ok, i'll see if i can get one up tonight.

  6. SpliceD


    Sorry about not getting the pics up last night, but here it is:

    And just so you can see side by side the differences btwn actual and Oakley photoshopped:

    Flak Jacket Picture Request - 4b1fc7143b7be.jpg

    Oh and BTW, the picture i took is from my phone under a compact fluorescent light bulb
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  7. music_man185


    thanks for the pic splice. the red def looks better in the real pic. i think the red and black go together nicely.

  8. music_man185


    will half jacket nose bombs fit flak jackets?

  9. maxis888


    I have oakley Flak jacket with metallic blue frame lens slate iridium with white rubber. if you are interested only with the white rubber, I am willing to sell them separately. send me PM if you have any question. thank you

    here is the pic :
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