[Tutorial] How to install your watch band?

Watch Band Installation

1. NATO Style Watch Straps

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After removing your current watch strap by removing the spring bars with a spring bar tool.

Use masking tape to protect watch before, then install both spring bars back.

IMG_0083 Installed the spring bars.
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Thread the long end of the strap through the top spring bar gap of your watch at the 12 o’clock position so the buckle is at 12 o’clock.

IMG_0096.jpg Then through the spring bar at 6 o’clock. Take that same long part of the watch strap back through the keeper. Pull it through.
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Shift the watch case up or down to ensure it is centered between the keepers and it sits properly on your wrist.

IMG_0111.jpg Finished.

Stainless Steel Watch Bracelets

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Apply masking tape to protect of your watch.

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Then use spring bar tool to hold and press down the spring bar.

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Fine tune it’s location to make sure it gets into the hole completely. “Click” sound will be heard if the spring bar is properly installed.

Repeat on the other side.

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Hold the bracelet firmly with one hand on each side, then pull the watch band apart. Double check if the bracelet was securely installed.

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Use links removal tools to help resize a band : Screwdriver or watch bracelet link pin adjuster.

MiLTAT metal watch bracelets are in screw links, just need  a proper size (1.5 – 1.8mm) precision screwdriver.

IMG_0208 Remove the unwanted links.
IMG_0213 Tighten the screw.
IMG_0217 Fine tune the ideal length along the buckle’s micro hole.
IMG_0243 Finished.

Leather Strap

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From the back side of the watch case.

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Use the forked end of the spring bar tool to depress the spring bar, so it slides inside the watch lug.

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Hold the strap firmly with one hand on each sides, then pull the watch band apart to make sure both ends of the spring bar securely snap into their holes.

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Repeat on the other side, Finished.

Speedpins

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Simply insert one end of the spring bar into the lug.

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When you can feel the spring bar has been pushed down, use a free finger to push the top of the endlink out gently.

Repeat on the other side. Finished.

 

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