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  1. EliasCGR

    EliasCGR Oakley Beginner

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    I've been browsing the forum for a few hours and found information on an apparent recurrent issue with the nose bridge couplers of some X-Metal models degrading. I had my Juleits stored for some time and when I got them out, they were loose and saggy from the nose bridge. For what I have learned, I can get the couplers and replacements pins from LINEGEAR, but, how difficult is to to perform the actual swap? Can anybody share their experience? Thanks!
     
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  2. Wicked

    Wicked Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    Send @THE X-MAN a PM, he does tune-ups on X-metal frames, it's not a job you want to attemp yourself.
     
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  3. kronin323

    kronin323 Font of Useless Knowledge Premium Member

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    You need a specialized tool to remove and replace the pins, and you can easily **** it up and damage the nosebridge unless you're practiced at it.

    Instead use the x-man as Wicked just mentioned. He's done hundreds of pairs, fast turnaround, and top quality work.
     
  4. EliasCGR

    EliasCGR Oakley Beginner

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    Thanks guys, I will contact @THE X-MAN ASAP!!! I just hope not to have issues shipping from Mexico... or to be precise getting my glasses back. Usually the sending TO the US is easy... but Mexican customs are a drag!
     
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  5. Wicked

    Wicked Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    He just did 5 frames for me this week :)
     
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  6. EliasCGR

    EliasCGR Oakley Beginner

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    Nice collection! I only have the Juliets left... the ones on my profile picture I lost a few years ago when I started using prescription glasses again. I had to change glass constantly and left them somewhere. :(
     
  7. joecool862

    joecool862 Keeper of the Skull Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    Welcome to the forum! You're making the right decision to send to x-man. His couplers are stronger than the original and take far longer to break down. In fact, I don't believe anyone, to my knowledge, that has had an x-man tune up has needed anther tune up on their glasses!
     
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    thisguy Oakley Expert

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    I believe @CarGuy has the very first pair that the @THE X-MAN has ever tuned.
     
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  9. OakleyFrankFMJ

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

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    Welcome to the forum. :)
     
  10. THE X-MAN

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

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    Not car guy,i believe it was jcs12
     
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