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How to change a watch strap

Category: FAQs How-to | Date: January 7, 2015

It is quite easy to change a watch strap, when you know how! Follow our step by step guide to changing your watch straps.

Step-by-step guide:

  • Place the forked end of the spring bar tool where approximately the spring bar end is attached to the lug. Press down towards the strap but away from the watch case, this makes it easier to detach the spring bar and prevents damage to the case. You may need to attempt to do this a few times before the spring bar actually comes away from lug. Repeat this process for the other strap.

  • Once both the straps have been removed, get your new strap and insert spring bars into each end if you have not done so already.

  • Place the strap face down on the flat surface and insert one spring bar tip into the lug hole. Align the other spring bar on top of the lug.

  • Hold the rest of the strap and watch in your left hand securely, and with your right hand with the spring bar tool / screwdriver press the spring bar down and in one motion push the spring underneath the lug so it is latched. Then simply move it carefully into place of the hole.

  • It will be securely fastened once you hear a click, wiggle the strap around slightly to ensure it has defiantly attached to the lug. Repeat the process to the other strap.

    When attaching the straps make sure the buckle ended strap attaches to the end where the number 12 is on the clock.

 

 

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