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  1. pistolpetefan23

    pistolpetefan23 Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    Any suggestions to finish the removal of the "Oakley" text on the nose bridge of a frame? It has started to come off already, so think it'd just be better if I finish it completely. Thanks in advance.
     
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  2. Slojack

    Slojack Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    You could probably just use your thumb and rub, rub away.
     
  3. pistolpetefan23

    pistolpetefan23 Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    But my mom said I'd go blind
     
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  4. Medusa50

    Medusa50 Oakley Expert

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    I know I guy who got rid of the nose bombs with a grinder. Just sayin'
     
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  5. SiRacer420

    SiRacer420 I've got a few Oakleys

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    It's chilly on my nose.
     
  6. OakleyGuru379

    OakleyGuru379 What is that thing?!

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    Even with all the warm blood?
     
  7. jdd32

    jdd32 X Metal Workshop

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    Sounds like the text was painted on. I'd suggest the use of abrasion like a nylon brush to go at it and see how much you can remove. I suspect you can also use chemicals such as rubbing alcohol to remove the text. Any stronger chemicals may also eat away the frame color(s) unless it was injection molded.
     
  8. NCHornet

    NCHornet Oakley Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Friction first, abrasives second, and I am not even going to go there, on the other, lol!!!!
     
  9. Jjinga

    Jjinga Oakley Beginner

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    I use acetone free nail polish remover on nascar die-cast cars dozens of times and it takes the lettering right off without hurting the base paint at all. Not sure how it would work on plastic but thats where I would start.
     
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  10. OakleyCan

    OakleyCan Oakley Collector

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    I've had success just using my thumbnail