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Discussion in 'Oakley Sunglasses Discussion' started by Nyarlathotep, 8/1/11.

  1. Nyarlathotep

    Nyarlathotep Premium Member

    For me it was the Blade, with the thermonuclear protection ads that I saw in cycling mags when I was in high school. I don't have my blade lenses but I do have the original fire iridium razor blade lens.

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  2. SpliceD


    Crystal Black/Black Iridium Frogskins back in 1997. I LOVED that pair. My friend sat on it and cracked it to pieces :(

  3. del518


    My first pair was a pair of Razor Blades, Greenish Blue with White Trigger arms.

  4. music_man185


    custom half jackets. january 2011. lol.

  5. RYAN66


    when i first saw the OTT in a ski shop when i was super young, but i had no clue they were oakleys, i just always wanted those, the gascan was my first pair, and have been hooked since.

  6. ucdavis4PT0gpa


    I had always loved Oakley as a kid (I was born in 1979 so I was a teen as the company was really coming to prominence in the mid 1990's). My first Oakley's were a pair of Zero's I found (these: The Oakley Review - Glasses ) lying literally in the sand on the beach one day in 1999. I ran over those with my car in Summer 2000, defected to Gargoyles for awhile due to price, then came back to Oakley with a pair of Black with Fire Half Jackets in 2002 which I bought new for $85 and couldn't believe I was spending that much on a pair of glasses. What truly got me hooked however was when I finally took the leap and purchased a pair of Juliets-Plasma with Ice for $205 new (seemed like a ridiculous sum of money...course they retailed for only $300 at the time) in 2005. Since then I've cycled dozens of models in and out of my collection but my core is now built:

    XX 24k
    XX TiO2
    Juliet Polished Fire Pol
    Juliet Titanium Ice and blue rubber (100% custom build)
    X Squared Polished Carbon with Ducati rubber and VR28 Pol (100% custom build)
    Tron Pit Boss

    In addition the collection now has a Clear with Ice Batwolf and a Polished White with OO Black Iridium Pol, Ice, Persimmon with blue earsocks Split Jacket (custom build) which of those two I doubt the Batwolf is going anywhere.

    All I know is its Oakley all the way and for the rest of my life---simply some of the greatest creations ever.
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  7. Oakley Ron

    Oakley Ron Premium Member Lifetime Member

    Here is my first pair. I love that i found them buried after so many years. It really takes me back. I had these first, then i "lost them" and got a green set. I luckily located the "lost" ones almost 20 years later. They are pretty rough but they are the real thing and wore em proud back in 1992-1994.
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  8. xmetalmaniac

    xmetalmaniac Premium Member Lifetime Member

    I bought my first pair of Mumbos in the late 80's. Then of course I lost them. At that time I refused to buy another pair because they cost too damn much....... In 1995 I started buying the gargoyles with interchangable lenses, big mistake and long story..... I purchased a pair of M Frames around 1995, then I got hooked on half jackets. A friend of mine bought a pair of polished juliets with blue iridium lenses.....Didn't like them and gave them to me. Like an idiot I sold them. From then on I started collecting a few pairs until it became a sickness....You know what I mean....

  9. ucdavis4PT0gpa


    I'm sure I don't have any idea what you're talking about.............................

  10. ExMetal


    Eyejacket 1. Silver frame with black iridium lenses.

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