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  1. Wayneo

    Wayneo Oakley Beginner

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    Hey guys,
    I tried the search function but it came up blank.

    I just got a new pair of Flak Jackets, and one of the hinges squeaks whenever I open or close the arms.

    Any thoughts on how to stop this annoying squeak? I've sat there opening and closing them around 50 times, and while the squeak temporarily disappears, a couple hours later it has returned.

    Will they just quieten down in time and use?

    Thanks.
     
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  2. Juleye Exclusive Eyewear

    Juleye Exclusive Eyewear http://www.juleye.nl

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    I have had that same problem with a pair of canteens and straight jackets.
    After some months of use it disappeared actually. Just a matter of use and time.
     
  3. OakleyJared

    OakleyJared Oakley Enthusiast

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    I am not 100% sure it will work with Flak. But anytime I have a square O frame I pop the arm off and then blow the dust and grime out of the sockets and no more squeaking. You might want to use a little water as well. It should work with Flak as well.
     
  4. STi

    STi Oakley Beginner

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    I suppose you could put Vaseline on the hinges...Mine Squeek alot too but I like the stiff hinges.
     
  5. Wayneo

    Wayneo Oakley Beginner

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    Thanks, I'll try the suggestions.
     
  6. FuelCellForce

    FuelCellForce Oakley Beginner

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    Some frames are just like that, tbh. I've had that same issue as well with frames in the past. As mentioned before, if worn long enough, then the squeak will disappear.