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  1. Pittsburgh Frogskin

    Pittsburgh Frogskin Oakley Beginner

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    Hi everyone.

    I'm new to the forum and have a question about Oakley Frogskins.

    I just dusted off an old pair of 1st Generation Frogskins I purchased in the late 80's or early 90's (with the metal hinges).

    Will the Frogskin replacement lenses from companies like VL work with these? I know VL specifies that they aren't for 1st Generation Frogskins but I've read a few things that suggest they'll work.

    Has anyone here tried this?

    Thanks for any help you can provide!
     
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  2. jk-27

    jk-27 Moderator Premium Member

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    I personally have never tried it but I've heard the same. If I remember right there was a member on here who had done it. You'll have to search the threads though as I can't remember who it was.
     
  3. Frogskins

    Frogskins Oakley Expert

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    Vintage Frogs seem to be a tad "taller," so yes, VLs would fit.

    Although in my opinion you should stick with Oakley lenses.

    I've purchased 3 VL lenses in the past. One I had to send back as it wouldn't fit (they did give me a refund.)

    The other 2 fit, but were too dark for my taste, so I ended up selling them.

    VL will issue you a refund so you have nothing to lose if you wanna try them ...
     
  4. Pittsburgh Frogskin

    Pittsburgh Frogskin Oakley Beginner

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    Thank you for the replies.

    I emailed Oakley to inquire about 1st generation lenses. If they don't have anything I'll give the VL's a shot and see what happens. Thanks!
     
  5. Batwolf

    Batwolf Double Team Premium Member

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    If you don't wanna buy lenses I'll take them off your hands. Or trade you for another pair.
     
  6. Pittsburgh Frogskin

    Pittsburgh Frogskin Oakley Beginner

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    I'm gonna try to hook something up but if I ever decide to let them go I'll let you know. By the way, I don't know the proper name but the frames are clear with a slight purple tint.