Beware

Beware

Postby foghorn » January 13th 2018, 9:46am

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Re: Beware

Postby labman » January 13th 2018, 10:07am

? Link pin collar?
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Re: Beware

Postby foghorn » January 13th 2018, 10:13am

labman wrote:? Link pin collar?




Shhhhh-not so loud !! And don't say it three times or it will appear in all of your bracelets.
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Re: Beware

Postby Racer-X » January 13th 2018, 12:30pm

I've had to look for a few but have yet to lose one. I still don't see why Seiko can't put the collar on the inside of a link like everyone else.
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Re: Beware

Postby TemerityB » January 13th 2018, 12:38pm

Racer-X wrote:I've had to look for a few but have yet to lose one. I still don't see why Seiko can't put the collar on the inside of a link like everyone else.


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Re: Beware

Postby biglove » January 13th 2018, 12:40pm

Because Seiko is the honey badger of horology. They don’t give a fuck!
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Re: Beware

Postby tiktok » January 13th 2018, 1:00pm

"HAHA, I DON'T GIVE A SHIT"
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Re: Beware

Postby Racer-X » January 13th 2018, 1:18pm

I guess Seiko isn't alone. Maybe the outside collar with stepped pin holds better in testing.

Here's the guide I used way back when.

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Re: Beware

Postby PiningforElgin » January 13th 2018, 1:42pm

Ugh
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Re: Beware

Postby svaglic » January 13th 2018, 6:59pm

One of the things that makes watch collecting suck. Until you get the fit right, then all is forgotten........until the next one..... then flashbacks.
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Re: Beware

Postby conjurer » January 13th 2018, 8:49pm

Racer-X wrote:I've had to look for a few but have yet to lose one. I still don't see why Seiko can't put the collar on the inside of a link like everyone else.


I have yet to not lose one. Still, I've never had a Seiko bracelet fail on me once sized.

You want a pain in the ass, try sizing one of the newer SMP bracelets.
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Re: Beware

Postby MAX » January 14th 2018, 6:48am

Ive sized a few and never lost a collar yet. Now spring bars suddenly realizing that they can fly has cost me a few.

Worse bracelet Ive ever tried to size was on a Movado. Finally gave up on it and took it to a jeweler.
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