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  1. NashCasten

    NashCasten Oakley Beginner

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    Got the Oakley Penny Yesterday
    I'm fairly satisfied with it.

    The blasted finish was great 10/10
    Rubbers were aftermarket Linegear (Black) and Red (Walleva) 7/10 because they're not OEM.
    Lenses were by Walleva 8/10 closer inspection last night there was a sticky rubber placed inside the frame so that the lenses wont wiggle. I removed them because they were making the lenses sticky and dirty. Unfortunately I wasn't able to take a photo of it.

    However that made the lenses wiggle like crazy when you're cleaning it

    Oakley Penny - X - Metal Refinished - Aftermarket Wiggly Lenses - Fix - 2016-03-16 09.45.32.jpg

    Oakley Penny - X - Metal Refinished - Aftermarket Wiggly Lenses - Fix - 2016-03-16 09.45.45.jpg
    So I ended up fixing it it today. I learned this fix from Oakley Warranty when I got my first Juliet serviced because the lenses were wiggling a week after i purchased them. Believe it or not these were out of the box fresh and new Juliet's.

    They inserted a small piece of plastic fishing line inside the lens.

    Oakley Penny - X - Metal Refinished - Aftermarket Wiggly Lenses - Fix - 2016-03-16 12.32.58.jpg

    Oakley Penny - X - Metal Refinished - Aftermarket Wiggly Lenses - Fix - 2016-03-16 12.33.05.jpg Oakley Penny - X - Metal Refinished - Aftermarket Wiggly Lenses - Fix - 2016-03-16 12.33.13.jpg
     
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  2. Funky-Trixtar

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

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    Thank you @NashCasten. A handy method I wouldn't have thought about. Which also is 'invisible' to the naked eye and is better than pieces of paper or card.
     
  3. Nortika

    Nortika Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    Nice set of Pennys, that's a great ideal!
     
  4. OakleyFrankFMJ

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

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    Great method. Interesting that it wasn't well known before. Secrets out!!
     
  5. motoGP_fanatic

    motoGP_fanatic Disciple of X-Metal

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    Nice pair. Why are you selling it now?
     
  6. thisguy

    thisguy Oakley Expert

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    The finish on those Penny's looks good. Thanks for sharing a tip on how to make lenses fit better if they are too small.
     
  7. NashCasten

    NashCasten Oakley Beginner

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    Dont get me wrong I love the frames but the aftermarket lenses for the lack of better term are (Sh%t).

    I think I'm having buyers remorse because of the lenses.

    But yeah I might decide to keep it and just get Donor Lenses re-cut to fit the frame.

    Any chance you guys know if i can us oakley flak jacket or oakley flak jacket xlj (8.75 base) lenses as donors for my penny?
     
    Last edited: 3/16/16
  8. Litos

    Litos I believe in babies, music, magic and mom and dad

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    Yeah, let me summon @Chris A Hardaway for you lol...
     
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  9. Chris A Hardaway

    Chris A Hardaway The Man Loves to Chop 'Em. Premium Member

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    @NashCasten, yes you can use either of those flak and flak jacket xlj options! Plenty of colors available. PS, fishing line isn't sticky so that's cool! I wonder if this is what was used before... Picture attached. Oakley Penny - X - Metal Refinished - Aftermarket Wiggly Lenses - Fix - Screenshot_2016-03-16-18-57-21.png
     
    Last edited: 3/16/16
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  10. NashCasten

    NashCasten Oakley Beginner

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    Chris thanks for the guidance I really appreciate it.

    I was actually thinking of a using a silicone base adhesive to line the edges of the lens before inserting them on the frame. But i didn't want to risk damaging the frames, in theory it shouldn't but I don't have the heart to play mad scientist right now. hahahaha...
     
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