Advice 1: How to replace your watch strap

No matter how expensive and high quality or a strap on your watch, there comes a time when it must be replaced. Even the most durable strap is designed for a service life of 6 to 12 months. For its replacement it is not necessary to contact the watchmaker - it can be done at home.
How to replace your watch strap
You will need
  • - special "spring bar remover" or sewing needles.
Select watchband
Determine the width of strap suitable for your watch. To do this, measure the distance between the lugs hours with millimeter precision. Determine the required length of the strap. Strap length can vary from 15 to 20 cm Choose the material and model of strap. The main criterion when choosing a model is the matching band to the watch style. It should be remembered that the quality of the strap depend on the watch's appearance and their safety.
Remove the old strap
Take a "spring bar remover" with a wide fork. Place the fork between the strap and the handle housing so that the pin that secures the strap, caught between the "teeth" of the plug. Each end pin has two grooves. The end of the hairpin is designed in the form of a pin. When the strap mounted on the watch, the pins of the studs are recessed into the hull, and its external grooves fit snugly to the watch case. Inserting the plug of the "spring bar remover", you need to get between the two grooves on the pin. Pressing down on the pin and using a bending fork as a lever, remove the strap. Swipe the same procedure with the second half.
Remove the pin from the old strap. If the pin is firmly seated in the strap, push it through a "spring bar remover", or any other suitable object. Pulling the pin is not recommended - it can break.
Install the new strap
Take the new strap and insert the studs. Insert one prong of the pin in the groove of the watch. Abut the pin groove in the housing and press into the groove so that the pin rested in the case only pin. Push the pins and feel the groove for fixing it.
Useful advice
If you have no special "spring bar remover", to replace the strap on the watch you can use a normal sewing needle.

Advice 2 : How to change the bracelet on the watch

Sometimes there are situations when we urgently need to replace a broken watch band for a new one. To do this, it is not necessary to refer to specialists, because you can substitute yourself and most importantly have the necessary tools.
Replacement bracelet on the watch
Watches is not a simple accessory but an element that indicates brightly on the status of its owner. A nice watch to accompany its owner in all situations, so this accessory should be selected carefully.

Correctly chosen wrist watch will serve faithfully to its owner for a long time. However, like any other items, watch from time to time must be replaced, as their appearance gradually deteriorates. Replacement accessory on the newer is required and in that case, if its design is simply tired.

What to do in this case? It is not necessary to spend money on purchasing a new wristwatch, you just have to replace the bracelet and accessory update instantly. To replace the bracelet will need special tools.

Where to start changing the bracelet on a wristwatch?

You should first buy a bracelet of the right color. When you select this part of the hours necessary to consider several points. First, you need to pay attention to the length of the bracelet and its width. Secondly, we should pay attention to the fact that the material from which is made bracelet. This material should be difficult placed or indelible, hypoallergenic. Stainless steel bracelets are the perfect classic option. When selecting a bracelet one should take into account the material from which made the watch case, everything should look quite harmoniously.

How to remove the anklet?

To remove the old wristband from wristwatches can be as follows. To start using a thin sewing or any other similar tool should drive the pin, which acts. For this purpose on the reverse side of the bracelet there are special grooves. The pin should drive to the middle of the tube, and then can be removed from the watch and the bracelet.

How to install a bracelet on a wrist watch?

To carry out the installation of a new bracelet on the wrist watch should be very careful and all the rules. You need to ensure that the bracelet had a suitable width. Too wide the bracelet will be impossible to install, and after installation narrow can spontaneously fall out of the ear. In addition, the bracelet set on the clock it is necessary so that the castle was opened not from the numbers 12 and 6 numerals.

Now you need to the hole of the bracelet to set the eyelet and into the hole in the eyelets insert one of the pins, which is the most favored. Then a thin screwdriver or awl should put pressure on the pin and between the lugs to quickly insert the eyelet. The pin needs to hit the eye. After the installation of the bracelet remains only to test his strength.
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