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Re: Spring a Bar Pliers

Post by Panerai7 » Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:35 am

Todd, aren't there different size forks? The one I got here at a bargain price fits Rolex and Tudor exactly

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Re: Spring a Bar Pliers

Post by Chocodove » Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:40 am

Panerai7 wrote:
Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:35 am
Todd, aren't there different size forks? The one I got here at a bargain price fits Rolex and Tudor exactly
I honestly don't know. I seem to recall a thread on TRF about having to file the Bergeon one down. I will try and find it.
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Re: Spring a Bar Pliers

Post by fastward » Sun Feb 11, 2018 9:01 am

Chocodove wrote:
Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:30 am
fastward wrote:
Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:23 am
dukerules wrote:
Sun Feb 11, 2018 4:32 am
Horofix for me. Mainly because they're much cheaper than the Bergeron.
I was leaning towards the Horofix for the same reason.
I am not sure what watch you plan on using these for, but if ever a Rolex, from what I understand the Bergeon pliers need to have the tips filed down slightly to get to the correct size. The Horofix are already good to go. If you do a search at TRF you'll see what I mean.
I’ll take your word for it. I avoid TRF as much as possible.

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Re: Spring a Bar Pliers

Post by dukerules » Sun Feb 11, 2018 9:04 am

Buy extra forks with the Horofix. In my experience, it's easy to break the tips.

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Re: Spring a Bar Pliers

Post by matt.wu » Sun Feb 11, 2018 9:30 am

dukerules wrote:Buy extra forks with the Horofix. In my experience, it's easy to break the tips.
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Re: Spring a Bar Pliers

Post by apnk » Sun Feb 11, 2018 9:44 am

Panerai7 wrote:
Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:35 am
Todd, aren't there different size forks? The one I got here at a bargain price fits Rolex and Tudor exactly
I have the horofix pliers and they came with a set of larger and smaller forks. The small forks work with Rolex.

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Re: Spring a Bar Pliers

Post by toxicavenger » Sun Feb 11, 2018 11:25 am

Chocodove wrote:
Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:40 am
Panerai7 wrote:
Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:35 am
Todd, aren't there different size forks? The one I got here at a bargain price fits Rolex and Tudor exactly
I honestly don't know. I seem to recall a thread on TRF about having to file the Bergeon one down. I will try and find it.
Horofix is the only one who carries the smaller tips. If you use the Bergeon spring bar tool they make a smaller tip on it.

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Re: Spring a Bar Pliers

Post by 2ar2c1 » Sun Feb 11, 2018 1:00 pm

Chocodove wrote:
Sat Feb 10, 2018 6:03 pm

It’s more getting the bracelet back on. Both ends have to be squeezed
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Re: Spring Bar Pliers

Post by BacoNoir » Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:09 am

ericf4 wrote:I bought them thinking I'd use them all the time. I never do. Easier with single tool while applying pressure to the lug. Pops right out.

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Same here. I have a hard time getting both sides of the spring bars to engage at the same time with the pliers.
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Re: Spring a Bar Pliers

Post by unsub073 » Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:14 am

dukerules wrote:
Sun Feb 11, 2018 4:32 am
Horofix for me. Mainly because they're much cheaper than the Bergeron.
I went with Horofix for that reason, and I've had no issues putting bracelet's back on with it.

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Re: Spring a Bar Pliers

Post by Nomadz » Sat Feb 17, 2018 1:50 pm

deepcdvr wrote:
Sat Feb 10, 2018 1:50 pm
I typically use a sharp knife.

That has caused me to use a drill as well
Ha ha same but Dremel ....
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