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Discussion in 'DIY/Modding Discussion' started by BADNESS, 9/9/11.



    I got these 2 days ago, and just finished modding them last nite...

    Custom Bruce Irons Hijinx - IMG_19132.jpg
    Custom Bruce Irons Hijinx - IMG_19072.jpg
    Custom Bruce Irons Hijinx - IMG_19112.jpg
    VL Emerald Lenses with Custom painted Metallic Emerald Icons.

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  2. Oakley_Sight


    Bloody hell...............AWESOME, nice combo's of the lenses & icons

  3. Oakleynerd

    Oakleynerd Staff Member Premium Member

    did you tried, to make some custom cut lenses from a oakley shield or do you use VL and other lenses?!?

  4. SpliceD


    Very nice! Curious as to why you went VL instead of Oakley replacements? Cost?

  5. del518


    Did you pop the icons out somehow?



    Just plain old VL Hijinx replacement lenses from Ebay. They were like $20.

    But I am working on a Super Stealth project involving a custom cut lens from an Oakley Goggle :thumb:




    I have been looking into alternate lenses for a while now. Oakley's lens options are getting pretty boring for me lately, and I've been wanting to see what the quality of the VL's were for a while now. The Emerald is soooo bright! The only problem, for me at least, is that when you look through them...they make everything kinda pinkish? It's the same problem I run into with Oakley's Ruby. I love it, but not to wear it. I hate that it makes everything blue!



    Yep. After some looking at Homeless Depot, I found a very tiny screwdriver set that I used to pry out the Icons. I did however, put a couple of small depression marks on the arms on the first attempt, but the second one came out a little easier. They are barely noticable, but it still pissed me off...even though I thought it might happen. I hate being right all the time! LOL I am going to look for something else that I can use as a buffer between the Icons and the arms for the next custom set, which is already in the works :wink:




  10. del518


    So, are they held in place with glue or anything...or is there a snap fit? Meaning, do you have to use any sort of adhesive to reinstall, or is it some sort of pressure fit. Sorry for so many questions....just curious.

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