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  1. Chelas

    Chelas Oakley Beginner

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    Hi guys and gals, so I bought my first pair of frogskins, I got Gyazo - acb75124f3ea7a59cf832f5678bcfe5a.png

    Made in U.S.A by the way :D
    My question is : the arms are loose they dont lock open like all my other oakleys.
    Is this normal? are the arms supposed to be flimsy like that? they dont stand they fall back on.
    thanks
     
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  2. Chelas

    Chelas Oakley Beginner

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    I did see that is says hinge swing in the database description , could that be it?
     
  3. Lexkempo

    Lexkempo Frog Fanatic

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    They aren't Cam hinge ... Which is what usually causes the arms to 'snap' open ...

    The swing hinge isn't overly sturdy ...
     
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  4. Funky-Trixtar

    Funky-Trixtar Me ,some time ago............. Premium Member

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    With costant wear, it will smooth the 'joints' even more so. Thus ending up with looser earstems.
     
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  5. Chelas

    Chelas Oakley Beginner

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    Thanks for the info gentlemen
     
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  6. demitri.prometheus

    demitri.prometheus Oakley Beginner

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    Is there a way to prevent this other than not closing the hinges? Are there any remedies if the stems are already loose?
     
  7. Funky-Trixtar

    Funky-Trixtar Me ,some time ago............. Premium Member

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    Not to my knowledge. It's part of the 'deal': you wear them, you WEAR them.......other than careful application of very controlled blobs of CA (Cyanocrylate Glue), too rebuild the worn areas.........
     
  8. OGfrog

    OGfrog Oakley Enthusiast

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    You can tighten them with a dial micrometer.