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Hi, I'm a new member to the community. My name is Bobby, and I have been a sunglass addict since my mid teens to present. I have had many pairs of Oakley sunglasses over the year, though I have used many different brands. Oakley is my favorite because of the original designs and innovation with many pieces in their line up.
I have been a fan of O-Review lurking in the background for a few years now, and have finally decided to come forward and join. I wasn't sure if I could live up to the requirements, but I'm going to try.
My first pair of Oakleys were Eye Jackets in Moss, and when they broke I got them in Ivory. From there I got some of the original C-Wires. I don't know what has become of those, but I wish I could find them.
Currently I really love the X-Metal line and have several pairs in my collection. I currently have 15 pair of Oakley Sunglasses in my collection, and am always looking to expand. Looking forward to see the new Mad Man, and Bad Man sunglasses, as they are the most exciting thing that I have seen since the Jawbone.
Aside from sunglasses, I love fast cars and knives. I have a pretty extensive collection of knives, mostly automatics, and mostly Microtech.
Feb 27, 2019 5:16 AM
Feb 27, 2019 5:03 AM
Beautiful. I fear the cost of such a thing. I need to practice with my 51 some more. - Dann
Yes, practice makes perfect. Roughly about the price of a C-Six. What makes this a little better is that it was a European release, but a few made it to the states. Came from a Benchmade Rep.
I really love the balisongs from Benchmade! I had one many years ago! Unfortunately I lost it somehow. - pastor.elfstrom
Sorry to hear that. U should get another.
Feb 27, 2019 4:59 AM
Now that is a beautiful balisong - HED4JC
Feb 21, 2019 4:54 AM
Feb 21, 2019 4:49 AM
Feb 8, 2019 3:54 AM
Just in today. UTX-70
Feb 4, 2019 5:43 AM
Exited to see the new twist on an old design. Gives me hope for the future of Oakley. Will probably pick up a couple of colorways. 2nd quarter release?
Jan 19, 2019 3:03 AM
In-house movements have been the name of the game for the last 20 years if a brand wants to be taken seriously. AP has always been within the top 5 brands to most collectors. The only weakness is most of their chronographs use F. Piguet movements (i.e. using parts from the Swatch Group rather than make their own). They will have a base movement and layer a chronograph module on top of it, thus creating the calibers used in chronograph watches like the Royal Oak Offshore. Beautiful movements, but collectors being collectors and with watch collectors’ nature being snobby, the demand was for something more exclusive.
Fans of the brand have been asking for a pure in-house integrated chronograph movement for years. With the AP caliber 4401, they have answered that call and went over and above - a flyback chronograph movement that features a column-wheel and a vertical clutch:
All part of the new range of watches called CODE 11.59:
I would agree with you on the need for a full in house made movement, especially for the price, and the thought of the 11.59 getting it is exciting news. The watch itself did not receive a warm welcome this far. I have not gotten to see it in person, so I’ll reserve judgement on asthetics, but mechanically it fantastic. The bright side to it is that they can now use this movement for the Offshore line.
Jan 19, 2019 2:57 AM
Unless you are deeply interested in horology or entrenched in watch collecting, the news of Omega bringing back the storied caliber 321 in the modern age may not mean much. But for those interested, especially the Omega fans, this is very interesting and exciting stuff. Looking forward to what they do with it other than recreating the original NASA/Moon watch:
Very cool and exciting to see Omega and all the things they are doing now. They have really upped their game lately. Apollo 8. Dark Side, and Deep Black are still on my list as soon as I recover from the Vampire. Can’t wait to see what the 321 caliber brings with it.
Dec 11, 2018 7:52 PM
Dec 11, 2018 7:52 PM
Beautiful, congrats! - Oak
Thank you, kind sir.
Nov 15, 2018 3:51 AM
Nov 13, 2018 1:15 AM
Oh yea, also the Vacheron & Constantin Overseas. This along with previously mentioned AP and Patek models rounds out the “Holy Trinity” of watches.
Nov 12, 2018 9:20 PM
Totally depends on the kind of “car” your speaking of. Oak has a great list going. Ditto that and add Omega Seamaster and Seamaster Planet Ocean.
Nov 12, 2018 4:22 PM
Awesome knife Bobby. I need to grab an OTF at some point.
And you're crazy Francois, but that mask is insanely cool. - Dann
Thanks, Dann. If u need any guidance on choosing an OTF lmk.
Nov 11, 2018 11:56 PM
That’s very nice! Hope you do pick up the ROO. The T3 and Survivor is my favourite AP of all time. - Oak
Thanks! I think we have very similar taste. I have long wanted both of those watches. I actually just posted wanting both those exact watches a few days ago in an AP group on FB.
Nov 11, 2018 9:04 PM
15300. Looking to maybe get ROO next. I’m really liking the themes “Vampire” 26470
Nov 11, 2018 8:57 PM
Nov 11, 2018 8:38 PM
G&G Hawk OTF. Took several months of waiting on a list then, build time, very cool.
Nov 11, 2018 8:32 PM
I’m a Medusa in The Oakley horoscope. I have to say, I think it is a fair assessment of me. Too cool, Dann.
Nov 11, 2018 8:28 PM
Any special releases planned like the bunker or robotic store front? It seems like these type of things have come to be history.
Jan 1, 2018 6:38 AM
Happy New Year from Texas O Family.
Dec 26, 2017 6:07 PM
There a good reason it’s called that, and you have to experience it. Just an amazing ride al the way around.
Dec 25, 2017 8:59 AM
Oct 12, 2017 6:50 PM
Loving the new and improved site. Awesome update, Dann!!
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