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Shortening the Length of a Metal Wrist Band

I have just recently bought a watch which has metal wrist band made up of links.
How do i go about shortening the metal wrist band to the desired length?

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Re: Shortening the Length of a Metal Wrist Band

I just did this for my wife's new Kenneth Cole wrist watch rather easily. You don't need a screwdriver, but a short section of a paper clip will do. I just set the band on a raise surface to allow room for the pin to be pushed out using the paper clip. For this watch, one side of the pin resembles the slotted side of a small screw - but it is not a screw. This is the side that bulges up a bit to help the pin stay in place. I believe if you punch it out from the opposite side it will fall off quickly, but if you do from the bulged side it, too, will come out but with some resistance. To reattach the band you need to punch the pin into the slot in such a way that its bulged side is on top otherwise you may end up with a bent pin. You must also first line up the hole with the paper clip before reinserting the pin. Good luck.

Posted on Mar 11, 2009

Re: Shortening the Length of a Metal Wrist Band

Take your watch to a jeweler and they should do it for you free of charge.

Posted on Aug 03, 2008

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