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  1. discostu

    discostu Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    Just how tough is changing XS lenses over! Talk about stiff compared to a juliet etc ... Getting them in is ok but removing them is murder! If there's an easy way please let me know as my fingers are killing me :-0
     
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  2. OakleyGuru379

    OakleyGuru379 What is that thing?!

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    Use both hands, pull apart the orbital at the bottom while pushing the lens out at the top from behind.
     
  3. qtrain23

    qtrain23 3D Printing Protege

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    I hated doing lenses on the XS. I thought it was a pain as well due to where the frame breaks and the corner of the lens.
     
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  4. Litos

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

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    my XS are suuuuuper easy to change...

    my XX are the pains in the ass though........
     
  5. qtrain23

    qtrain23 3D Printing Protege

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    See idk how that is. Just open it, pop the bottom off, and they come right out.
     
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  6. discostu

    discostu Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    Cheers. I did give them some force to open up but the lens doesn't seem to pop out as on other frames. Being as careful as I could that is. Maybe it's myself not being used to doing them, but they do need a right good bit of effort!
     
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  7. Litos

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

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    yeah, I guess I could have been more clear...

    on the XX and XS (I'm familiar with those), as soon as you unscrew it, you can easily push push the lens through...

    i guess it was more about tightening them back up with the screw...

    took me 2 or 3 minutes to get the screw back into the hole and then tighten them up on my XX (used pair)...
     
  8. jdd32

    jdd32 X Metal Workshop

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    some XS frames are extremely difficult to pry open to swap lenses, especially so if the lenses are slightly too big to start with as you need to use all your fingers to yank the orbitals open whilst massaging the lens out of the frame. I've also seen some tight Juliet orbitals but they are relatively easier to deal with as the orbital break doesn't have a 'notch' grabbing onto the corner of the lens like how XS does
     
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  9. OakleyGuru379

    OakleyGuru379 What is that thing?!

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    No X Metal frame fukks up lenses quite like X Squared.
     
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  10. OakleyGuru379

    OakleyGuru379 What is that thing?!

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    I always enjoy buttoning up my Mars, especially the part where i slip trying to put on the c clip, and the pliers gouge my brand new BI lenses. That was a good time.