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Most stores that sell the watch also sell the bands. Or plug the model number into your search engine and buy one online. Spend time making sure it is the correct band as there are many different models and they are not interchangable.
For G Shock GW500Uthe screws holding the ******** are actually just one pin per strap the screw end is for decoration. To remove just get small headed flat screwdriver and push pin through it is fidely but can be done it took me 10 mins first time. Casio sell straps direct for about 10 pound cheaper than putting into casio dealer .
Yes, You need two screwdrivers. One for each side. One screw on one side is long and goes all the way through the watchband and threads into the screw oon the other side which is smaller. Once you have backed the longer screw all the way out, you should be able to give the watch band a few light taps and the long screw should fall out. The screw on the aother side may require a bit more tapping or coaxing with the screwdriver to remove it. Once both screws are out, you can remove the watchband.
I have a Casio g-shock gw-330a and now find myself again replacing the band. So far, $60 on bands. They last me two or three years. To install the band, take the band and watch to a Jeweler. My local Sears does it for me. $5 for installation; $5 for purchase shipping; $20 for band. $30 every couple of years.
This cost disturbs me.
The easiest is to bring it to Wal-Mart, or another store with a watch section in their store, if you buy a new wrist band, they;ll put it on for free. If you're feeling DIY, pull the watch band to the side, untill the metal bar inside is ejected form the slot in the watch, from there, insert the new band's bar into the slot, and voila!
It can be done and not too difficult i think but look out that the leather band ain't too wide for the band orginal place,
make sure you keep all original parts in case of toruble
Post a photo if you can after the change will be nice to see the change
The following proccedure mentioned can be implied for replacing only resin(plastic) strap.
If you have a spare Band, you can replace it with the help of one small four mouth screw driver and one small 1, 2 or 3 no. screw driver which you can get from any electronics/ computer hardware shop.
Band = Strap
You just need to remove the strap with the help of 1, 2 or 3 no. screw driver which ever you find convinent by removing the Spring Bars. After removing the strap put out spring bars from both sides as these may be used for again fixing the band.
If you find difficulty in removing the Band, you just need to unscrew the screws on for side of the watch case and remove the ring and after fixing the strap you can fix the ring again.
The new band can be fixed in the same way as it has been removed. You need to put the spring bar in the hollow space of strap and keeping the buckle side part of starp above the watch i.e 12 position over the space where it has to be fixed, then put one end of the Spring bar on one hole in the watch case and press the spring bar to get inside from other side (hole in the watch case). In the same way you can replace ******** other side.
In case of any difficulty take your watch to nearest Casio Service Centre for assistance or solution of problem.