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Old 09-27-2012, 10:11 AM #1
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Eflex and Flex8 together without modifying the hard ears

I'll start by admitting, I never owned or really liked Flex8s. But after seeing how cool Sonny Lopez from the Hitmen looked rocking his old school Flex8 in the woods, I decided I wanted one since I've been playing some woods events again. Only problem is, I prefer the Event lenses and I hated the camo Flex8s. They were very woodland and a little silly looking. I just wanted something dirt colored that looked rugged.

Then, when I looked them up, Sonny's goggles even didn't really look how I remembered them. Here's a pic of Sonny wearing his (kneeling) from PbNation's Facebook.



So I roughed up a set of Flex8s just to make the camo look less goofy. Then I was really surprised to see how well they fit on a set of stock Eflexes. No cutting. No modifying. Took 2 minutes to install.



I want a darker strap and possibly some different Empire jewels to finish it out now.
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Old 09-27-2012, 01:25 PM #2
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It might be the angle, but looks like those bottoms have been 'cut' to remove the forehead protector. I like the distressed look of the camo bottoms.

Also those green jewels would look great on my e-Flex!
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Old 09-27-2012, 01:29 PM #3
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Cutting off the forehead protector is just part of taking it out of the package to be honest. I didn't even think to count that part.
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Old 09-27-2012, 03:48 PM #4
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Whats the forehead protector?
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Old 09-27-2012, 05:18 PM #5
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You can see it on the picture of Sonny. It is a plastic piece that is above the goggle frame that protects your forehead. It is often removed though.
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Old 09-27-2012, 06:55 PM #6
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those look nice. are they comfortable?
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I never use forehead protectors either. That's what I have a headband for.

Those are some boss goggles, John.
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I'll start by admitting, I never owned or really liked Flex8s. But after seeing how cool Sonny Lopez from the Hitmen looked rocking his old school Flex8 in the woods[...]
I guess it really has been a while! I miss my Flex8's

But, good find! I actually liked the Flex8 hard ears myself as well, but I have flat ears, I guess.
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Old 09-28-2012, 07:31 AM #9
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those look nice. are they comfortable?
I'll tell you after I use them!
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Old 09-28-2012, 10:02 AM #10
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You're supposed to sit around the house doing normal activities all day with them on.. Duh!
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Old 09-28-2012, 03:14 PM #11
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I'll tell you after I use them!
please do. im interested to see how they feel cuz they look pretty nice

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You're supposed to sit around the house doing normal activities all day with them on.. Duh!
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Old 09-30-2012, 11:25 PM #12
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Played some recball today and Flex 8's came out pretty good. I might just be ready for some desert warfare at Decay of Nations!

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Old 10-03-2012, 09:23 PM #13
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congrats dude. i think you have the best looking eflex i've seen on nation.
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Old 10-05-2012, 05:48 AM #14
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Can you just buy the e-flex frame/lens? I already have the bottoms
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Sorry to revive an old thread, but I have some questions. Does anyone know how he got the lens to lock with the ears. Does it have both the hard and soft ears?
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Old 01-11-2016, 09:15 AM #16
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Sorry to revive an old thread, but I have some questions. Does anyone know how he got the lens to lock with the ears. Does it have both the hard and soft ears?
Pretty sure I removed the soft ears.
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So I will be able to remove the soft ears and keep the locks then?
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So I will be able to remove the soft ears and keep the locks then?
The locks go through the soft ears but are not dependent on them.
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Ok, cool. I may still put the soft war under the had ears. See if it gives it some comfort.
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