With the frame upside down and the
front facing away from you, put an
earpiece on with the bottom of the coil
facing up and the cutoff portion
pointing towards the nosepiece (if in
doubt look at the sample glasses). It is
easier to completely install one side at
Close the earpiece to the frame. Keep
the hold in your left hand upside down
with your forefinger directly under the
coil. Place the tip of the needle nose
pliers at the top of the coil (as shown)
and press down against your finger.
The coil must be tight against the bend.
Then reach up with your thumb and
bend the wire tight against the bottom
of the coil towards the nosepiece. Bend
only half of the way down (90 degrees).
Note: If the wire is not bent tight against
the bottom of the coil, and there is up
and down movement in the coil, it may
miss the stop.
Cut off the wire leaving about 3/4 of
the length of the coil.
Note: If you cut it too short it will be
hard to bend down and may not act as