June 23, 2012
Helpful Hints from joeeze: Fix your glasses with your fingernail
You know how sometimes the stem of your glasses will get loose, because the little teeny screw that attaches it to the frame loses its grip?
I used to think that if you had a screw loose you had to go to the eye doctor's office to get it fixed but then the other day when mine got lax I had an idea: maybe I could tighten it just enough with a fingernail to make it work properly.
Voilà: done and dusted.
Try it, you'll not only like it, you'll love it.
Or I will refund every penny you paid for this advice.
And you can take that to the bank.
If you bite your nails and can't use this trick, a set of these:
will put paid to your problem.
June 23, 2012 at 02:01 PM | Permalink
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Add a drop of clear nail polish to the process; holds the screw in place for normal activities, but it can be easily broken loose in case it needs to be removed.
Posted by: kailin | Jun 23, 2012 9:12:07 PM
Not to make anyone jealous, my glasses do not have screws - the frames are this bent titanium and are drilled right into the lenses. Nothing ever goes wrong with these. After 4 years I did have to replace one earpiece.
Posted by: dalai grandma | Jun 23, 2012 7:54:57 PM
Most folks have a single edge razor blade around somewhere.
Being very careful you can use the sideways edge to get a bit more torque
repairing the wayward screw.
Posted by: JoePeach | Jun 23, 2012 7:22:30 PM
I have used these two items:
The first one even comes with a few extra screws.
Posted by: HeavyG | Jun 23, 2012 7:22:25 PM
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