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How do I adjust the bracelet on the Invicta Sea Spider F0035? It has screw type looking pins but it just spins around and doesn't get loose. Are they functional screws? Do I need another screwdriver at other end to stop it from spinning? Or do they just push out.

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Two screwdrivers. One on each end. That's how we do that.

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SOURCE: Changing links for a Casio watch bracelet

solutions already mentioned(casio wristband) worked for me. However the first link took me forever to remove as I found it hard to envisage what I what attempting. Attached is a pic of a disassembled link which hopefully might help someone....BPB547b9a0.jpg

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SOURCE: I need to remove a link from a solid link bracelet

You may or may not have arrows inside bracelet. Arrows are pointing the way the pins must come out.
First you have to find out what sort of pins or even screws are used to keep links together.
Examine both bracelet sides and find the side where pin ends have a groove.
Start with a tiny screwdriver and unscrew one of the screws. If it turns, but doesn't come out, that means you have the pins instead of screws.
For removing pins the best would be pin removing tool (approx.5GBP on ebay), but it's possible to do the job without it.
Take a hardened steel needle and blunt the sharp end to the approx. size of pin end diameter using any sharpening stone or sandpaper. Get an old towel and fold it to make a soft base for work (like small cusion). As you don't have a special bracelet holder you will need a pair of helping hands to hold the bracelet steady upright. You will need small hammer and pair of flat nose pliers as well.
NOTE: The pins MUST be driven split end out first, not vice versa. Make sure that the grooved pin ends are facing towel, not the needle and hammer!!!
Now place the watch on the folded towel, take that needle and smallest hammer you have and start driving the pin out using light blows. Do Not hit hard, as you will brake the needle, scratch your watch or even injure yourself. Watchmakers are using 45 gram hammer, so, calculate your strength of blows.
After a few blows check if the split end is coming out and when you see that the end is long enough to grab it with pliers, pull the pin out with pliers. When pulling, do NOT turn pliers, as pins tend to brake when twisted. Use firm grip and your strength to pull the pin without twisting.
After shortening the bracelet or adding extra link(s) make sure that the pins go back EXACTLY the same way as they came out- the blunt end first in the hole and the split (grooved) end last. Before doing that check remaining pins in bracelet to make sure that you put them back from the right side of bracelet.
It is recommended to use plastic hammer to drive pins back in or you will scratch or damage bracelet. If plastic hammer is not available use an old toothbrush handle (or some plastic item) as an absorber. Simply put pin into the hole as deep as you can with your fingers, put the toothbrush handle on split pin end and hit handle, not the pin.
Make sure that pin ends are flush with bracelet. If needed- hit few more times.
Job done!
If you do not want to do it yourself, any jeweler will do it in a matter of few minutes.
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SOURCE: Casio wva-210 bracelet adjustment

This watch has cotter pins. The end that comes out looks like a screw head but it is not. It is a split pin and the end with the split is the large end and needs to come out first. The arrows tell you which way to take the pins out. Use a small punch and push from the side that has no split. This should also be the same direction the arrows are pointing.

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SOURCE: Does my 2010 invicta corduba have pins or screws

Sometimes the split ends of pins look like screws. If the slot is extremely thin its a pin A screw slot will be a bit wider. I pin removal toll inserted into the smaller end should do the trick.

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