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  1. Matt Flacche

    Matt Flacche Oakley Enthusiast

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    Hello everyone! I just purchased a pair of Oakley Hatchet Wire frames from an Oakley dealer that went out of business. The frames are brand new, in the plastic, but they have no ear socks or nose bombs. I checked with Oakley. They do not have any parts for the Hatchet Wire, and couldn't suggest any reasonable substitutes. Could anyone help me hunt down appropriate ear socks and nose bombs for this pair of frames? Thank you! Matt, mflacche@verizon.net
     
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  2. pjd1234

    pjd1234 X METAL NERD

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    Thats a tough cookie there is no known substitute for rubbers as far as i know.
     
  3. Matt Flacche

    Matt Flacche Oakley Enthusiast

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    I have some nose bombs from Mag Four/Four S that look like they may fit. As far as ear socks go, I'm likely SOL.
     
  4. mtgrizoak

    mtgrizoak Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    I just did the same thing. Old valve nose rubbers will work, and zero ear socks. There's also several models that have the same "O" emblem on the temples, check o-review.com. The ear socks are a little bigger than oem, and the valve nose bombs might have to be borrowed from a cheap doner pair. Parts are super hard to come by for this model. Shame.
     
  5. salj838

    salj838 Oakley Enthusiast

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    Zero earsocks sits oerfectly in terms of length but design / shape is of course different than hatchet earsocks. Valve nose is direct replacement it share the same nose rubbers with hatchet. Another one to match that is close is the splice, mag four or mag four s will be too small to fit for hatchet. For icons get icon from split jacket or jawbones they are the same.
     
  6. Matt Flacche

    Matt Flacche Oakley Enthusiast

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    I'm searching... how about X-Metal nose bombs? They look like they could be close. Also, Juliet nose bombs? Also, Juliet ear socks look like they might work... any chance some of these parts might work?
     
  7. salj838

    salj838 Oakley Enthusiast

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    Both juliet nose and ear socks will be too small.
     
  8. Matt Flacche

    Matt Flacche Oakley Enthusiast

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    I believe I ordered everything I need. I got Valve nose bombs in orange (that's all he had, but he confirmed they fit the hatchet wire), root beer ear socks from the Zero (again, he confirmed they would fit), and gunmetal icons from the Radar (hopefully they will fit). To top it all off, I got polarized fuse lenses (polycarbonate, high quality lenses) with a mirror coating similar to fire iridium. I will post photos of the finished product, if anyone wants to see them.
     
  9. mtgrizoak

    mtgrizoak Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    I want to see them, sounds like a neat combo.