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Mumbo/M Frame So Confusing...


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O Store/Vault giveaways and promos Update Update

Retro releases?
Jul 11, 2020 10:59 PM
I don't think that Oakley has any good donor lens, it's too big.
I might be wrong. - pastor.elfstrom

Looking at custom from a goggle if you can get the base curve right is probably the best option.
Jun 21, 2020 8:13 AM

- M

Excellent. Do you recall the total production numbers for these?
Jun 21, 2020 8:13 AM


Fantastic up.
Jun 20, 2020 8:35 PM
Are the lenses gradient or just looks gradient because of the white background? - HED4JC

A was looking at a picture of something else with a similar background and it was definitely a dark lens, I think the bright white is making it look rose colored.
Jun 3, 2020 10:35 AM
Masks are coming. July. - obsession

Will glasses with no UV protection be next?
May 25, 2020 8:31 AM
more details of my latest purchase

- paquit0quote
So much win in this post.
May 14, 2020 8:31 AM
Looks like JJ is cashing out: - HED4JC

With Hawaii's economic future already not the greatest pre pandemic, now the pause shit with the economy the last two months it's a smart play. He can probably buy them back at the end of the year for 1/3 the price.

Apr 28, 2020 9:28 AM

- qlr1

Flexing the pimp hand for the gram?
Apr 21, 2020 8:53 AM
I got tagged on the other forum with a question. Some of the earlier M Frame lenses had date codes and other markings under the nose piece. Does anyone know what NTPC means on the lens? I'm thinking some code for lens use? Military, impact or coating code perhaps? - GRFMotorsports

It might have something to do with the clarity of lenses. Back when their marketing talked about Polaric Ellipsoid Geometry and HDO. They had these displays and ads with something similar to the eye chart from the optometrist with their spin on it. So you could look at it through their lenses versus another brand when you were in the store. I'm only guessing on this, not sure.
Apr 18, 2020 4:21 AM
Back from the dead....

I just spent the last 30-40 reviewing this thread.

Does anyone remember or have a copy of any order sheets or literature with the algae M Frame in it? Curious as to available lenses that were offered. - GRFMotorsports

You looking for that old fold out that used to come with the early 90's frames that had all the nice color photos? One of these?

Apr 15, 2020 9:33 AM
I just saw a post on instgram about these ( outdoorevasion ) with the wording. "Something new coming" Any updated word on the release of these ?

Also, anyone know why it's called the Kato ? Other than it's just a cool name ? - ooSnip3r

The designer is a comic fan and with the popularity of Marvel movies in the last decade drew inspiration from Bruce Lee's portray of the Kato character from the Green Hornet.

Apr 15, 2020 9:20 AM

Factory Pilot glove used as part of the new Dune costumes. - Defenderoftheo

I like the integration of Oakley in yet another movie, but skeptical of the remake.
Apr 12, 2020 9:42 AM
Question on this old thread: when was XYZ optics first introduced? - andr3

Early to mid 90's when it was rolled out to consumers if I recall correctly. Not sure how long in development prior.
Apr 11, 2020 1:08 AM
So M Frame lenses fit Razor blade frames? That's good to know - HED4JC

Only the New Razor Blades from 2005.

The M-Frame lenses have a V shaped top, to follow the frame curvature.

In New Razor Blade plain color frames, you can't really tell the lens shape difference.
In the matte clear lens like paquit0 's one, you can tell the lens is not going all the way up into the frame.

It gets funnier with vented M-Frame lenses

Is it weird that I think they look amazing with a vented heater - M

No but they both just drove up the used market selling prices for 2005 frames in one day lol. Dear Oakley, another release of the retro blades for non $500 exclusives please.
Apr 2, 2020 9:08 AM

- Wavecloud

Nice. I got mine in February and haven't had a chance to take it out of the box yet.
Mar 31, 2020 8:08 AM
3 versions? The one Oak posted, the athlete version and what's the third? - yelkao

Athlete version is what Mahomes was wearing with the beak looking noes section.
What Oak posted is the retail (aka normal people can buy) version. Yes there is a 3rd version, but I wont/cant say more. - Defenderoftheo

Can you say if this is going to be an athlete exclusive or possible retail model?
Mar 28, 2020 1:32 AM
Surprised it's not a vented Sutro after all the modern Eyeshade push they did with the other one.
Mar 22, 2020 2:59 AM
reedition of ott ? - ojulio

The ongoing rumor, year 5 or 10 I believe of "for sure this year its coming."
Mar 6, 2020 4:13 AM
Not that I'd want or look forward to yet another Sutro release, but I would expect a clear Sutro to be released sooner or later. Like on this athlete:

- Oak

Looks like Emily Batty but she jumped ship to 100% eyewear last year.
Feb 24, 2020 8:29 AM

Stopped by the local vault. Every one of the lenses here including polar were $20. Pretty good deal on the frames too! - The_Collector

Guess that answers the question if they still running that promo from December. Thanks for the update.
Feb 21, 2020 7:48 PM
Did you see the 3 day event in California coming up? It was in their instagram story yesterday.
Feb 19, 2020 7:40 AM

I'm sure this isn't the first time this happened but WTF? R*y-B*n box on an Oakley order??? Cmon now... - HED4JC

Right up there with the Clear M-Frame Mumbo repops coming with mislabeled colors as well as scratches straight from Lux.
Feb 13, 2020 7:14 AM
Even more reason to get one of those bags. I wonder if they will be doing counts on the returns.
Feb 7, 2020 9:06 AM
Limited Edition Box and Micro Bag for Valentine’s Day with purchase of the new Sutro Eyeshade.

- Capuchino

So only the vented ones? Any idea of how many boxes and bags were allotted to each store?
Feb 4, 2020 7:57 AM

So their newest designer was a 70's baby who watched many of the same shows I did as a kid. A little Captain Power, some Hawkman with a splash of something else thrown in I can't put my finger on just yet. I'm really curious if the nose piece has a function outside of aesthetics.
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