Now onto the temple
changes, for this process it is recommend that you use the provided“key” tool.
While it can be done without the key you can risk damage to the frame. Start by
inserting the key into the frame and rotate it 90 degrees, the Gator-Lok jaw
will open up allowing you to remove the temple with the key still attached.
Notice how the strap is short
enough so it doesn't even touch your clothing
Open up the jaw with the
key on the replacement temple and place it back over the frame and rotate the
key back down and repeat this process on the other side. This entire change
takes less than 2 minutes.
The special "key" tool
The Gator Lok design is
intelligent and changing temples was simple. While other manufacturers have
similar designs this exact interchangeable system is unique to the Hardtop and
is actually patented by Native.
The Gator-Lok jaws