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  1. pupusasrock

    pupusasrock Oakley Enthusiast

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    I just purchased my first 2 pairs of R2's and I was about to take the lenses out. I remember reading that there is a small part that can come out and easily get lost when removing the lenses. Can someone give me more info? I don't want to lose anything when I take them apart and I also don't know what to look for. Thanks!
     
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  2. Chris A Hardaway

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

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    You will want to hold them over a tray while taking them apart. So if anything drops it is caught, first of all. Good question, second of all. Thirdly, I think there will be a gasket and t6 screw on top, with another rubber gasket on the lower post. Nothing will "Shoot" out as if spring loaded. I hope that helps.
     
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  3. jdd32

    jdd32 X Metal Workshop

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    There's a round gasket where the lens screw goes through. They may drop off and roll away once you remove the screw. No biggie if you lose them - I've got spares
     
  4. pupusasrock

    pupusasrock Oakley Enthusiast

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    Good to know about the spares. So I just took the lenses out of the first pair. One side had no gasket at all. The other side did have a gasket. So I will be reaching out for at least one.

    My next question is how the heck you put the gasket back in?? Seems like a delicate balancing act...
     
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  5. Chris A Hardaway

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

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    ... Delicate balancing act when new. I put the threaded screw threw and have it grip on that while putting together.
     
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  6. pupusasrock

    pupusasrock Oakley Enthusiast

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    Speaking of which, are the gaskets essential? Do I really need them?
     
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  7. Dallas O Hog

    Dallas O Hog O.C.D. Oakley Collecting Disorder haha Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    Yes. The lenses will wiggle or rubbing against the screw can cause it to crack if stress is put on it. The rubber helps with that shock
     
  8. jdd32

    jdd32 X Metal Workshop

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    Without the gaskets the lenses can fall out as well.
     
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  9. jdd32

    jdd32 X Metal Workshop

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    Installation is quite simple. Lay out mf cloth on table and place r2 face down. Insert gasket to lens cutout, and slide the lens in whilst it's still resting flat on the table. Line up the hole then screw it (literally). The gaskets stay in place within the cutout and good for a few years.
     
  10. Jmgarcia

    Jmgarcia Oakley Collector

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    I removed the o rings and have had no issues with lens falling or wiggling out.
     
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