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  1. ducatiti

    ducatiti Oakley Enthusiast

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    While waiting for my couplers and .050 hex tool to arrive for my x-squared, I would like to gather tips here to include trimming of the rubber itself. Did you have to cut or shave down the rubber in order to make it fit? Blade, file, crazy glue, etc? Ever use WD-40 to make it slip in easier? This is a first for me and don't want to ruin anything. I had Mark service my Juliet and it had a distinct scent around the nose bridge, making me thing that WD-40 was used. I'm not sure though?

    I purchased these newly designed couplers ( oxm-parts ) from a member here. Hopefully, they are as stiff as Mark's...

    Thanks in advance for your assistance.
     
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  2. Wavecloud

    Wavecloud Oakley Expert Premium Member

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    • I wouldn't put Wd40 anywhere near the frame.
     
  3. OakleyFrankFMJ

    OakleyFrankFMJ The Legend - - Vlad the Impaler Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    Why not just specifically ask @THE X-MAN ?
     
  4. THE X-MAN

    THE X-MAN Forum Sponsor Gold Forum Sponsor Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    I use purell, but only on early generation stuff.oxm rubber needs to be modified no matter what frames there going into.
     
  5. ducatiti

    ducatiti Oakley Enthusiast

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    Thanks X-man. What tool do you suggest for trimming?
     
  6. THE X-MAN

    THE X-MAN Forum Sponsor Gold Forum Sponsor Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    Sharp ex-acto knife
     
  7. ducatiti

    ducatiti Oakley Enthusiast

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    Thanks again. From your experience, is it best to trim the top, front, or back?
     
  8. THE X-MAN

    THE X-MAN Forum Sponsor Gold Forum Sponsor Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    If I'm not mistaken I think they're too long
     
  9. THE X-MAN

    THE X-MAN Forum Sponsor Gold Forum Sponsor Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    You don't ever ever want that stuff to squish out to where you can see it
     
  10. THE X-MAN

    THE X-MAN Forum Sponsor Gold Forum Sponsor Premium Member Lifetime Member

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    You wont ever see that on the X-Man's rubber because each coupler is painstakingly crafted by old world craftsman......lol
     
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