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  1. Tunney Prime

    Tunney Prime Oakley Beginner

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    i found a gen 2 m frame a few months ago on eBay. I was at a Vault last week and picked up a set of sweep lenses. When I installed them, the fit was pretty snug, but they eventually popped in. But then I looked closely and the lens had created 2 cracks in the frame. Did oakley change the lens fit between 1997 and the pre-M2 frames, and did I then force the lens into a frame it wasn't designed for, or did I just have a really brittle frame?
     
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  2. Lexkempo

    Lexkempo Frog Fanatic

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    I'll put money on the brittle frame ...

    @Rustpot ?
     
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  3. Patient_Cero

    Patient_Cero Oakley Collector

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    The earlier frames were prone to this during lens changes, a reason many stopped changing lenses back in the day in favorite pairs. It was just easier to buy another pair, etc. I had two M-frames, a gen one and a gen 2 replaced by Oakley for this reason back in the day.
     
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  4. Tunney Prime

    Tunney Prime Oakley Beginner

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    Ok. Well the lenses are in. Perhaps a dab of super glue at the cracks for strength?
     
  5. Rustpot

    Rustpot M Frame Lover Premium Member

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    I could get into a whole long-winded lecture about lenses, but yeah, it's done.

    Glue it or get a new frame. Gen 3 'New' frames ('New' being the moniker for the post-'99 reformulation of O-matter) are somewhat cheap.
     
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