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  1. RavynX

    RavynX Oakley Beginner

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    Hey all, I've worn my set of Oakley Flak Jackets for years and love them. I went to the store recently and I like the look of the Batwolfs and tried them on. They fit well but I felt slight pressure on the sides of my head from the ear pieces. Do Oakley frames stretch or break in at all or should I take this slight pressure to mean these frames aren't for my head? I don't want to wear these for driving for hours if the pressure will build over time and cause a headache.

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  2. Frogskins

    Frogskins Oakley Expert

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    Depends on frame material ...

    But I'll quote you and say you have a point ... "take this slight pressure to mean these frames aren't for your head"
  3. washi me sensie

    washi me sensie The Oakley R┼Źnin

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    +1 welcome to the forum bro!
  4. Rustpot

    Rustpot M Frame Lover Premium Member

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    Since the Batwolfs don't have any rubber they have to rely on the friction with your head to stay on. If they are pinching I would pass on them. The Flak's fit is a whole different animal though, flexy stems and rubber to keep them in place means they don't need to be tight to stay in place.
  5. Ventruck

    Ventruck Oakley Expert

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    Don't worry about the pressure unless the frames really are too small for you.

    The sport frames (so the Flak) are intentionally made with a narrow gap at the end of the stems to be tight, but the frame material (o-matter) doesn't resist so much against flex. As someone who wears a Jawbone 4+ hours each day this never led to pain issues. Tbh it's felt better than other sport frames (under different brands) I've used for everyday wear. So not to sound like a shill, but there's confidence Oakley thought it out. The fit in general is supposed to be 3-point, so they're well aware of how the stems should meet the face.