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  1. SecretNinja

    SecretNinja Oakley Expert

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    Hi everyone. Does anyone have a tip on self removing bridge rivets from Juliets? I have all of the parts but, no tool. I don't want to just try random objects and ruin a nice pair of Plazma frames. Everything else is ok on the glasses so, sending them to The X-Man might not be my best option, as much as I want to give him the job. Any help out there would be cool. Thanks guys.
     
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  2. kronin323

    kronin323 Font of Useless Knowledge Premium Member

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    Linegear sells a rivet tool. Use at your own risk.
     
  3. OakleyFrankFMJ

    OakleyFrankFMJ The Legend - - Vlad the Impaler Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    Like @kronin323 said. Linegear. But good luck
     
  4. Jontoad

    Jontoad Oakley Expert

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    that being said the Linegear tool is 30 bux more than you will spend to have Xman tune them up anyways... and if you F up your nose bridge your SOL... so maybe sending them to Xman is your best option (considering you even thought about trying random objects...)
     
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  5. SiRacer420

    SiRacer420 I've got a few Oakleys

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    Post pics when you're done.
     
  6. SecretNinja

    SecretNinja Oakley Expert

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    Thanks guys. I saw the linegear tool but like you said, for a few extra bucks, The X-Man can do a lot more for me. I've used him in the past and really like his work. Might send along a pair of Half-X to see what he can do with those. I know they aren't the greatest glasses but, X-Metal, none the less. Bought them for resale anyways. Found them cheap.
     
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  7. joecool862

    joecool862 Keeper of the Skull Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    I'm a do-it-yourself kinda guy too and I'm sure it isn't beyond my skill to knock those pins out. The issue I have is that if I screw it up the first time (likely as there is always a bit of a learning curve) I'm screwed and looking for a new nose bridge. Xmans service is at a very reasonable price considering not many people ever require a re-tune with his rubber. All my stuff gets sent to him. It's cheaper in the long run to just have it done right by somebody who literally does this every day. Not to mention he actually cares about his results and customer satisfaction unlike a certain large corporation that shall remain nameless :)
     
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  8. SecretNinja

    SecretNinja Oakley Expert

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    Now, to just get the money together. Waiting for my ebay auction to close. I bought these metals as a gift for my 12 yr old nephew. Figured I'd get him started early.
     
  9. jdd32

    jdd32 X Metal Workshop

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    You can knock out the pins with various methods. If you go mcgyver on it, use a hammer and screwdriver to tap it out. Extremely risky approach and success rate isn't that high if you've not done it before. Highly not recommended.

    Send them in to experts unless you want to risk scratching or damaging your frames just because you want to get your hands dirty...
     
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  10. Jontoad

    Jontoad Oakley Expert

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    i didn't say Xman was a few extra bucks. i said the linegear tool was a few extra bucks.

    Xman tune up is only 50 if you don't need a refinish (tuneup with refinish is 80). the linegear tool is 80 plus shipping by itself.