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  1. jdd32

    jdd32 X Metal Workshop

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    Yes, the bane of x-metals and their dreaded hinges now may have a possible route to resurrection. I've spoken with a few manufacturers and due to the non-standard design of these OEM hinges, only 1 shop came back with a possible solution. It'd be either a non-flex metal hinge or a flexible non-metal non-spring hinge. What does the community think? If there's sufficient interest in these then I can find out about the finer details and get some prototypes going.
     
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  2. kronin323

    kronin323 Font of Useless Knowledge Premium Member

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    @qtrain23 has offered several times to fab replacement parts, if somebody will send him an example. No takers, yet.
     
  3. supersharp

    supersharp X-Metal Connoisseur Premium Member

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    Chose option 1.
     
  4. OakleyGuru379

    OakleyGuru379 What is that thing?!

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    Half X are a stupid looking frame anyway. Let them rot I say.
     
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  5. BHarry

    BHarry The Eclectic Collector

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    Of course all metal would be best, but if you remove the flex in the hinges they will not fit most people. The rigidity of the titanium frame needs to have flex somewhere unless you have a really small head.
     
  6. supersharp

    supersharp X-Metal Connoisseur Premium Member

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    Good point.
     
  7. jdd32

    jdd32 X Metal Workshop

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    well, i guess one can always chop the frame up and add flex couplers :p
     
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  8. leonardo arbelaez

    leonardo arbelaez Oakley Beginner

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    hi, anyone having luck getting half x hinge springs I need one
     
  9. Ilich

    Ilich Oakley Beginner

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    Hi friends!
    I'm one of those who need the half x hinges, but looks like there's no solution to this problem. If someone have a solution, I hope you can post the solution to everyone and bring back to life our Half X.

    Greetings from Mexico!
     
  10. THE X-MAN

    THE X-MAN Forum Sponsor Gold Forum Sponsor Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    Agreed