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  1. Exr29070

    Exr29070 Oakley Beginner

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    Got my polished J's intact today, however now the opposite side orbital screw is seized. Gently used my T6 driver to test them, one side is hand tightened and the other side is rock hard. Definitely don't want to shear the screw. Any ideas on unseizing?

    Thought I could take them to the O store, buy new lenses, have them replace it and shear it so I'm not responsible lol. But that's dishonest and bad karma.

    Has anyone used penetrating oil?
     
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  2. hearno

    hearno Oakley Collector

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    I haven't tried it but coating it in oil would have been my suggestion.
     
  3. Oakley Stephen

    Oakley Stephen Oakley Collector

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    I hand used wd 40 before on pair of Juliet's before with no problems. Also try to lightly tap on the end of the screw with the driver in there and that should help lossen it up
     
  4. CarGuy

    CarGuy Oakley Expert Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    Been discussed previously with successes.
    Penetrating oil is a great start, then try an easy out and if that does not work, drill out the head of the screw, separate the frame, soak more with penetrating oil and remove with needlenose pliers.
    I had to do this on a pair of plasma, no big deal after reading the below links that happened to be at the top of "discussion" when I had my issue.
    See:
    http://www.oakleyforum.com/oakley-x-metal-discussion/8974-craigslist-rant-juliets-inside.html
    and:
    http://www.oakleyforum.com/oakley-x-metal-discussion/8563-hit-bit-snag-when-changing-lenses-my-penny.html
    Good luck!