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  1. ausoakley

    ausoakley Oakley Expert

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    The ear stems on my batwolfs are becoming a little loose. I purchased them from a shop while holidaying in vanuatu but they were the display pair. I have sort of a small face/head but could it be that because they were a display pair that people with bigger heads than my own could have stretched out the stems? how can i fix this?
     
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  2. yoshi1984

    yoshi1984 I love working Dispatch

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    i sort of have a similar issue on one of my antix frames, it stays in place but it doesn't have that nice snap open/closure you get with a brand new pair, it sort of just flops around...sadly i haven't figured out a remedy for this hopefully someone can help us both out.
     
  3. xInZax

    xInZax Gascan Addict

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    Happened when I bought my TF3 Gascan's from the O Store. I just went back and they replaced the arms for me. I don't know if there is a way to make more resistant.
     
  4. The Game

    The Game Oakley Enthusiast

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    Send it back to Oakley and get a new frame. If it's under warranty it will be free
     
  5. Batwolf

    Batwolf Double Team Premium Member

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    I have had this issue with a couple of used pairs and pairs that I've frequently taken the stems off of. If you take the stems off, you will notice that on the very end there is a top and bottom peg. Over time with use or multiple times of removing the stems, these pegs get worn out and create a loose feel. Buy some plastic glue (I use model specific plastic glue) and put a dab on the top and bottom peg, let dry overnight and then proceed to install the stems back onto the frame. This should create a tight feel again. Hope this helps.

    -Matt
     
  6. ausoakley

    ausoakley Oakley Expert

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    Can i still send them in to Oakley even though i didnt purchase them from an oakley store and i dont have the box or paperwork anymore?
     
  7. The Game

    The Game Oakley Enthusiast

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    Yes but without a reciept they will charge you to service them unless you make a fuss about it
     
  8. wrist

    wrist Oakley Collector

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    I wonder if that would somehow void the warranty if they were still sent in.
     
  9. Batwolf

    Batwolf Double Team Premium Member

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    I highly doubt they would void it, or even see the slight modification.
     
  10. NMOne

    NMOne Oakley Beginner

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    This happened with my first set of Whiskers. The earstems were extremely loose after a month and there was almost no grip from them. They were a display pair as well, so I figured that it was from being put on/taken off multiple times. Eventually I had to send them back into Oakley because the right earstem would point almost straight down when they were closed. Turns out there was a defect with the frame and I got a new one under warranty.

    Lesson learned - always ask for another pair, never the display pair as you can't tell how many different people have messed around with the sunglasses.