Fake oakleys????

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Fake oakleys????

Postby Zingaro134 » Tue Mar 19, 2013 19:40 pm

I clicked on an add on facebook earlier and it brought me to the website http://www.outlet-oakley.com/oakley-new-arrivals.html ........ I went out of it , and just there now tried to go back onto what i thought was the oakley website and i came to this site http://uk.oakley.com/store/products/men ... Ns=p_price>>>> is it a fake or what???

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Re: Fake oakleys????

Postby goonz » Tue Mar 19, 2013 19:43 pm

The first link sure seems fake with those prices, at those prices though its worth a pop. The second link is the real deal.

Try this place if you want discounted genuine specs http://www.eyewearoutlet.co.uk/oakley-m ... tAodG18APw
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Re: Fake oakleys????

Postby VTech » Tue Mar 19, 2013 20:01 pm

Fake kit is a waste for several reasons.
1) as they are fake they are not liable to have eye protection so would be better off with a £3 pair of tesco UV glasses.
2) who would want to be known for wearing fake ? its as chavvy as wearing a onesie to an opera.
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Re: Fake oakleys????

Postby goonz » Tue Mar 19, 2013 20:03 pm

1. I would be willing to at least get a pair to have them checked out to find out at least what sort of protection these cheap jobs afford your eyes.

2. I would not care a jot what someone else thinks about what I am wearing.
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Re: Fake oakleys????

Postby Zingaro134 » Tue Mar 19, 2013 20:07 pm

I also seen somewhere that real lenses fit in the fake frames,I think it would be worth a go

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Re: Fake oakleys????

Postby cougie » Tue Mar 19, 2013 21:53 pm

Fake lenses could be very dodgy. If they're jut dark with no uv protection then you let more uv into the eye. Which isn't good. And the shatter test. At least you know oakleys won't let you down there.

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Re: Fake oakleys????

Postby VTech » Tue Mar 19, 2013 22:09 pm

goonz wrote:1. I would be willing to at least get a pair to have them checked out to find out at least what sort of protection these cheap jobs afford your eyes.

2. I would not care a jot what someone else thinks about what I am wearing.



Dont take offence but that really is barmy, you dont grow another pair of eyes when they go tits up !
If you cant afford genuine dont buy fake, your better off buying cheaper tested glasses from the likes of decathlon as they will still have had to pass UV tests and wont cause you issues.
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Re: Fake oakleys????

Postby lawrences » Tue Mar 19, 2013 22:14 pm

Fake frames real lenses would be fine. Although I agree with Vtech you mareswell just get a reasonable pair of cycling glasses which will probably average out at around the same quality.

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Re: Fake oakleys????

Postby goonz » Tue Mar 19, 2013 22:33 pm

VTech wrote:
goonz wrote:1. I would be willing to at least get a pair to have them checked out to find out at least what sort of protection these cheap jobs afford your eyes.

2. I would not care a jot what someone else thinks about what I am wearing.



Dont take offence but that really is barmy, you dont grow another pair of eyes when they go tits up !
If you cant afford genuine dont buy fake, your better off buying cheaper tested glasses from the likes of decathlon as they will still have had to pass UV tests and wont cause you issues.


Dont get me wrong I would not wear them with fake lenses, I would most likely fit real lenses into the fake frame. I had an authentic pair of Jawbones so I know all about the quality difference but if I can get a decent looking Radar frame and then get some genuine lenses to fit then it shouldnt be too bad...
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Re: Fake oakleys????

Postby crispybug2 » Tue Mar 19, 2013 23:13 pm

lawrences wrote:Fake frames real lenses would be fine. Although I agree with Vtech you mareswell just get a reasonable pair of cycling glasses which will probably average out at around the same quality.



I wear these, they do the job without the ridiculous Oakley price tag. Decathlon is an excellent place.

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Re: Fake oakleys????

Postby Gazzaputt » Wed Mar 20, 2013 10:48 am

goonz wrote:
VTech wrote:
goonz wrote:1. I would be willing to at least get a pair to have them checked out to find out at least what sort of protection these cheap jobs afford your eyes.

2. I would not care a jot what someone else thinks about what I am wearing.



Dont take offence but that really is barmy, you dont grow another pair of eyes when they go tits up !
If you cant afford genuine dont buy fake, your better off buying cheaper tested glasses from the likes of decathlon as they will still have had to pass UV tests and wont cause you issues.


Dont get me wrong I would not wear them with fake lenses, I would most likely fit real lenses into the fake frame. I had an authentic pair of Jawbones so I know all about the quality difference but if I can get a decent looking Radar frame and then get some genuine lenses to fit then it shouldnt be too bad...


I've done this. Put genuine ear socks, nose piece and lenses and I cannot tell the difference between these and my real Oakleys.

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Re: Fake oakleys????

Postby Strith » Wed Mar 20, 2013 11:30 am

Gazzaputt wrote:
goonz wrote:
VTech wrote:
goonz wrote:1. I would be willing to at least get a pair to have them checked out to find out at least what sort of protection these cheap jobs afford your eyes.

2. I would not care a jot what someone else thinks about what I am wearing.



Dont take offence but that really is barmy, you dont grow another pair of eyes when they go tits up !
If you cant afford genuine dont buy fake, your better off buying cheaper tested glasses from the likes of decathlon as they will still have had to pass UV tests and wont cause you issues.


Dont get me wrong I would not wear them with fake lenses, I would most likely fit real lenses into the fake frame. I had an authentic pair of Jawbones so I know all about the quality difference but if I can get a decent looking Radar frame and then get some genuine lenses to fit then it shouldnt be too bad...


I've done this. Put genuine ear socks, nose piece and lenses and I cannot tell the difference between these and my real Oakleys.


This, fake frames or not I will only use genuine oakley lenses, or other high end quality optical lenses. Cheap stuff is no comparison, I've tried them all.

Using the fake frames with legit lenses is a pretty good way to get the best of both worlds.

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Re: Fake oakleys????

Postby Bar Shaker » Wed Mar 20, 2013 11:47 am

A friend bought some a month ago. Everything looked fine and the price was about 80% of what other on line companies were quoting. When he got them, he read the 'Warrany'.

Yep, that was how it was spelt... and he realised he had paid £85 for a £10 pair of sunglasses.
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Re: Fake oakleys????

Postby goonz » Wed Mar 20, 2013 11:59 am

Bar Shaker wrote:A friend bought some a month ago. Everything looked fine and the price was about 80% of what other on line companies were quoting. When he got them, he read the 'Warrany'.

Yep, that was how it was spelt... and he realised he had paid £85 for a £10 pair of sunglasses.


Exactly so your mate paid £85 for a pair of foakleys rather than the original link in the OP which sells them for c£20, why not try them at that price right?
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Re: Fake oakleys????

Postby Strith » Wed Mar 20, 2013 12:03 pm

Bar Shaker wrote:A friend bought some a month ago. Everything looked fine and the price was about 80% of what other on line companies were quoting. When he got them, he read the 'Warrany'.

Yep, that was how it was spelt... and he realised he had paid £85 for a £10 pair of sunglasses.


This is why I would never buy Oakleys from anywhere other than a local legit retailer. There's so much fake Oakley stuff on line its crazy. Bad luck for your mate though.

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Re: Fake oakleys????

Postby Velonutter » Wed Mar 20, 2013 12:29 pm

Zingaro134 wrote:I also seen somewhere that real lenses fit in the fake frames,I think it would be worth a go


Yep, I only use real Oakley lenses and they fitted perfectly in my Jaw bones, I haven't tried them with my radars, but would have thought they would be fine.


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