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  1. tigbball5

    tigbball5 Oakley Enthusiast Premium Member

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    So I just got a pair of vintage frogskins and the frame is in amazing condition. However, I'm trying to replace the lenses in them and having a lot of trouble. I have heated up the frame, no luck (and the heat destroyed one lens). Tried it without heat, no luck. Someone must have done this and been successful. What is the trick to it? Any thoughts on breaking the lens?
     
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  2. Rustpot

    Rustpot M Frame Lover Premium Member

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    Why are you heating them?

    I'm not a Frog guy, but they should just pop out with some muscle. Or are you trying to avoid snapping a brittle frame?
     
  3. Dieseltech

    Dieseltech Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    All my Frogs are new but you can just pop the lenses out.
     
  4. Lexkempo

    Lexkempo Frog Fanatic

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    I done it...

    It just takes a big of muscle ... The frame should hold up... ;)
     
  5. tigbball5

    tigbball5 Oakley Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Alright thanks guys. I pushed from the upper inside of each lens extremely hard and they came out. I am a little disappointed that the newer frog lens doesn't fit as tightly as I thought it would.
     
  6. OOO

    OOO Be True

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    Vintage Frogskins lenses are a whole lot harder to get in and out than on the 3rd gen Frogs.
    And no, they are NOT compatible or interchangeable.
    Some unscrupulous sellers mislead when desperate to unload their goods.
     
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  7. Lexkempo

    Lexkempo Frog Fanatic

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    3rd generation lenses ---> vintage
    Vintage lenses --/--> 3rd generation
     
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  8. OOO

    OOO Be True

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    That doesn't even make sense.
    Maybe what you mean is, the 3rd gen lenses can fit into 1st gen frames, but the fit obviously is loose.
    Like wearing size 40 on a size 36 waistline.
     
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  9. Lexkempo

    Lexkempo Frog Fanatic

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    Nope, not on my G1 frog...

    Toight like a tiger!
     
  10. OOO

    OOO Be True

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    Not sure how you define "Tiger-Toightness", but if that's the case, what would original gen 1 lenses in gen 1 frames be, "Tiger-Mom-Toight" ?