Seiko rubber strap metal keeper solution

Seiko rubber strap metal keeper solution

Postby mley1 » December 25th 2018, 9:05am

My new Seiko Samurai has a nice rubber strap with the metal signed keeper on it. I, and I think many others, have had trouble with the metal keeper sliding past the end of the strap as we wear the watch. This has been an annoyance that I was searching for a solution. My dear wife came to the rescue. Her solution, a tiny black rubber hair band. They’re basically small black rubber bands the ladies use to tie their hair up in various styles. All you do is double wrap the hair rubber band on the buckle side of the strap wherever you want the keeper to stop. The keeper will not slide past it. And, being black rubber and very small, it literally disappears on the strap. A simple, easy, solution to the metal Seiko keeper sliding problem.
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Please forgive the links. I'm not on my home computer. And, the laptop I'm using at my family's house is rather old, and doesn't have the same functionality that my desktop does at home. The links will take you to my facebook page where I've stored the pictures of this modification. I don't have a photo hosting site account at the moment. Facebook normally works well for me on my home computer, but on this laptop it does not.
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Re: Seiko rubber strap metal keeper solution

Postby codguy » December 25th 2018, 12:29pm

mley1 wrote: a tiny black rubber hair band. They’re basically small black rubber bands the ladies use to tie their hair up in various styles.

Sounds like a simple solution.
FYI- I know of some men who wear elastic bands in their hair. No need for the gender discrimination.



Must have facebook to view...... well thats never going to happen
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Re: Seiko rubber strap metal keeper solution

Postby conjurer » December 25th 2018, 12:31pm

codguy wrote:Must have facebook to view...... well thats never going to happen


Me, neither. If you post the pics at Xhamster, I'll probably stumble across 'em.
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Re: Seiko rubber strap metal keeper solution

Postby tiktok » December 25th 2018, 1:57pm

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Re: Seiko rubber strap metal keeper solution

Postby mley1 » December 25th 2018, 3:04pm

Yea yea. I know Facebook is just old fashioned. Sorry fellas. I’ll store them on youporn for ya next time!! LMBO!
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Re: Seiko rubber strap metal keeper solution

Postby mley1 » December 25th 2018, 3:20pm

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Re: Seiko rubber strap metal keeper solution

Postby mley1 » December 25th 2018, 3:26pm

One more pic. I’m on my iPhone guys. And I’m technically challenged. In other words I’m a fucking idiot with technology!

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Re: Seiko rubber strap metal keeper solution

Postby mley1 » December 25th 2018, 3:32pm

codguy wrote:
mley1 wrote: a tiny black rubber hair band. They’re basically small black rubber bands the ladies use to tie their hair up in various styles.

Sounds like a simple solution.
FYI- I know of some men who wear elastic bands in their hair. No need for the gender discrimination.


Sorry bout that. I hadn’t thought about the fellas with hair who might use the rubber bands. I’m bald on the dome. So, it hadn’t dawned on me about that. My apologies to the Lords with hair who may be using the little rubber bands.
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Re: Seiko rubber strap metal keeper solution

Postby mley1 » December 26th 2018, 7:18am

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Re: Seiko rubber strap metal keeper solution

Postby bedlam » December 27th 2018, 1:03am

Noobs.

The holder is not a continuous ring but meets in the middle at the back. The simplest solution is to use a pair of pliers to close the ends at the back slightly so that they start to touch the (double thickness) rubber and then they don't slide. I tape them off first so you don't mark the metal with the pliers when making the adjustment.

With a couple of trials you can get it absolutely perfect.

Still, for those keen to wear hair-ties, go for it. :chump:

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Re: Seiko rubber strap metal keeper solution

Postby AJC » December 27th 2018, 4:52am

Roundabouts these parts those are used to hold 13 bag "bundles" of heroin together. Not jerry-rigging watch straps.
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Re: Seiko rubber strap metal keeper solution

Postby mley1 » December 27th 2018, 5:28pm

Damn!!! Now why didn't I think of just pinching the damn thing together?! :lol: That's what I get for listening to my wife! :D

Thanks for a REAL solution to this sliding keeper problem!! :mrgreen:
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