Quick release spring bars, be careful

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Quick release spring bars, be careful

Post by toxicavenger » Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:25 am

I helped this guy out on figuring how to fix his watch. The lever on the quick release spring bar actually broke off. So the bar essential became a shouderless spring bar.
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Re: Quick release spring bars, be careful

Post by hollywoodphil » Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:39 am

toxicavenger wrote:I helped this guy out on figuring how to fix his watch. The lever on the quick release spring bar actually broke off. So the bar essential became a shouderless spring bar.
Good tip. Thanks.

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Re: Quick release spring bars, be careful

Post by toxicavenger » Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:41 am

hollywoodphil wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:39 am
toxicavenger wrote:I helped this guy out on figuring how to fix his watch. The lever on the quick release spring bar actually broke off. So the bar essential became a shouderless spring bar.
Good tip. Thanks.

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Oh and the only way to get them out of course is to use dyke's/side cutters and cut them out.

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Re: Quick release spring bars, be careful

Post by hollywoodphil » Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:41 am

toxicavenger wrote:I helped this guy out on figuring how to fix his watch. The lever on the quick release spring bar actually broke off. So the bar essential became a shouderless spring bar.
Good tip. Thanks.

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Re: Quick release spring bars, be careful

Post by Panerai7 » Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:52 am

I never trusted those type of springs, they usually come included with MIC ebay 10-dollar straps or their resellers so how durable can they be when a set of quality spring bars cost almost that.

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Re: Quick release spring bars, be careful

Post by toxicavenger » Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:56 am

Panerai7 wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:52 am
I never trusted those type of springs, they usually come included with MIC ebay 10-dollar straps or their resellers so how durable can they be when a set of quality spring bars cost almost that.
not to mention they only come in one tip size at .8mm. spring bars aren't a one size fits all. and most strap you buy with this spring bar if they fail you can't replace them. you have to throw the strap away. or cut it out

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Re: Quick release spring bars, be careful

Post by Panerai7 » Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:05 am

toxicavenger wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:56 am
Panerai7 wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:52 am
I never trusted those type of springs, they usually come included with MIC ebay 10-dollar straps or their resellers so how durable can they be when a set of quality spring bars cost almost that.
not to mention they only come in one tip size at .8mm. spring bars aren't a one size fits all. and most strap you buy with this spring bar if they fail you can't replace them. you have to throw the strap away. or cut it out
I remember 10 years ago Invicta showed those springs for their chicks watches and included 4-5 fake croc straps to change on their Lupah with quick release bars pre-installed

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Re: Quick release spring bars, be careful

Post by toxicavenger » Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:06 am

Panerai7 wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:05 am
toxicavenger wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:56 am
Panerai7 wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:52 am
I never trusted those type of springs, they usually come included with MIC ebay 10-dollar straps or their resellers so how durable can they be when a set of quality spring bars cost almost that.
not to mention they only come in one tip size at .8mm. spring bars aren't a one size fits all. and most strap you buy with this spring bar if they fail you can't replace them. you have to throw the strap away. or cut it out
I remember 10 years ago Invicta showed those springs for their chicks watches and included 4-5 fake croc straps to change on their Lupah with quick release bars pre-installed
:roll: :roll:

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Re: Quick release spring bars, be careful

Post by Panerai7 » Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:09 am

toxicavenger wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:06 am
Panerai7 wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:05 am
toxicavenger wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:56 am
Panerai7 wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:52 am
I never trusted those type of springs, they usually come included with MIC ebay 10-dollar straps or their resellers so how durable can they be when a set of quality spring bars cost almost that.
not to mention they only come in one tip size at .8mm. spring bars aren't a one size fits all. and most strap you buy with this spring bar if they fail you can't replace them. you have to throw the strap away. or cut it out
I remember 10 years ago Invicta showed those springs for their chicks watches and included 4-5 fake croc straps to change on their Lupah with quick release bars pre-installed
:roll: :roll:
Garbage!
Plus because of that quick release feature the strap cannot rotate around the spring bar. The strap and the spring bar have to rotate together in the case holes potentially creating more tension and wear out prematurely

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Re: Quick release spring bars, be careful

Post by toxicavenger » Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:11 am

Panerai7 wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:09 am
toxicavenger wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:06 am
Panerai7 wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:05 am
toxicavenger wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:56 am
Panerai7 wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:52 am
I never trusted those type of springs, they usually come included with MIC ebay 10-dollar straps or their resellers so how durable can they be when a set of quality spring bars cost almost that.
not to mention they only come in one tip size at .8mm. spring bars aren't a one size fits all. and most strap you buy with this spring bar if they fail you can't replace them. you have to throw the strap away. or cut it out
I remember 10 years ago Invicta showed those springs for their chicks watches and included 4-5 fake croc straps to change on their Lupah with quick release bars pre-installed
:roll: :roll:
Garbage!
Plus because of that quick release feature the strap cannot rotate around the spring bar. The strap and the spring bar have to rotate together in the case holes potentially creating more tension and wear out prematurely
say it isn't so??? :mrgreen:

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Re: Quick release spring bars, be careful

Post by Panerai7 » Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:18 am

toxicavenger wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:11 am
Panerai7 wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:09 am
toxicavenger wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:06 am
Panerai7 wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:05 am
toxicavenger wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:56 am
Panerai7 wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:52 am
I never trusted those type of springs, they usually come included with MIC ebay 10-dollar straps or their resellers so how durable can they be when a set of quality spring bars cost almost that.
not to mention they only come in one tip size at .8mm. spring bars aren't a one size fits all. and most strap you buy with this spring bar if they fail you can't replace them. you have to throw the strap away. or cut it out
I remember 10 years ago Invicta showed those springs for their chicks watches and included 4-5 fake croc straps to change on their Lupah with quick release bars pre-installed
:roll: :roll:
Garbage!
Plus because of that quick release feature the strap cannot rotate around the spring bar. The strap and the spring bar have to rotate together in the case holes potentially creating more tension and wear out prematurely
say it isn't so??? :mrgreen:
Yep and then people wonder why their watches click when they bend the wrist :lol:

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Re: Quick release spring bars, be careful

Post by toxicavenger » Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:21 am

Panerai7 wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:18 am
toxicavenger wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:11 am
Panerai7 wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:09 am
toxicavenger wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:06 am
Panerai7 wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:05 am
toxicavenger wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:56 am
Panerai7 wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:52 am
I never trusted those type of springs, they usually come included with MIC ebay 10-dollar straps or their resellers so how durable can they be when a set of quality spring bars cost almost that.
not to mention they only come in one tip size at .8mm. spring bars aren't a one size fits all. and most strap you buy with this spring bar if they fail you can't replace them. you have to throw the strap away. or cut it out
I remember 10 years ago Invicta showed those springs for their chicks watches and included 4-5 fake croc straps to change on their Lupah with quick release bars pre-installed
:roll: :roll:
Garbage!
Plus because of that quick release feature the strap cannot rotate around the spring bar. The strap and the spring bar have to rotate together in the case holes potentially creating more tension and wear out prematurely
say it isn't so??? :mrgreen:
Yep and then people wonder why their watches click when they bend the wrist :lol:
sorry I was being facetious. since i totally agree there isn't many positives about them at all

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Re: Quick release spring bars, be careful

Post by Panerai7 » Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:24 am

toxicavenger wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:21 am
Panerai7 wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:18 am
toxicavenger wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:11 am
Panerai7 wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:09 am
toxicavenger wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:06 am
Panerai7 wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:05 am
toxicavenger wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:56 am
Panerai7 wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:52 am
I never trusted those type of springs, they usually come included with MIC ebay 10-dollar straps or their resellers so how durable can they be when a set of quality spring bars cost almost that.
not to mention they only come in one tip size at .8mm. spring bars aren't a one size fits all. and most strap you buy with this spring bar if they fail you can't replace them. you have to throw the strap away. or cut it out
I remember 10 years ago Invicta showed those springs for their chicks watches and included 4-5 fake croc straps to change on their Lupah with quick release bars pre-installed
:roll: :roll:
Garbage!
Plus because of that quick release feature the strap cannot rotate around the spring bar. The strap and the spring bar have to rotate together in the case holes potentially creating more tension and wear out prematurely
say it isn't so??? :mrgreen:
Yep and then people wonder why their watches click when they bend the wrist :lol:
sorry I was being facetious. since i totally agree there isn't many positives about them at all
oh I know :cheers: it's a throw away setup for a throw away smart watch from Amazon special

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Re: Quick release spring bars, be careful

Post by dinexus » Fri Aug 17, 2018 11:54 am

JLC has been using these on a lot of their new watches, which seems kinda weird to me. Renders an extremely expensive Camille Fournet strap unwearable if that thing breaks. So lame.

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Post by para13cord » Fri Aug 17, 2018 2:41 pm

The Barton Elite silicone have these, I just yank out the little quick change piece and switch to regular spring bars. The bands are super comfy.

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Post by Henryj » Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:35 pm

toxicavenger wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:41 am
hollywoodphil wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:39 am
toxicavenger wrote:I helped this guy out on figuring how to fix his watch. The lever on the quick release spring bar actually broke off. So the bar essential became a shouderless spring bar.
Good tip. Thanks.

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Oh and the only way to get them out of course is to use dyke's/side cutters and cut them out.
Not entirely sure how women in comfortable shoes can help with a spring bar.
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Post by toxicavenger » Sat Aug 18, 2018 8:58 am

Henryj wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:35 pm
Not entirely sure how women in comfortable shoes can help with a spring bar.
Hahaha

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Post by matt.wu » Sat Aug 18, 2018 9:28 am

dinexus wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 11:54 am
JLC has been using these on a lot of their new watches, which seems kinda weird to me. Renders an extremely expensive Camille Fournet strap unwearable if that thing breaks. So lame.
I think you can cut it out.
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Post by toxicavenger » Sat Aug 18, 2018 9:37 am

matt.wu wrote:
Sat Aug 18, 2018 9:28 am
dinexus wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 11:54 am
JLC has been using these on a lot of their new watches, which seems kinda weird to me. Renders an extremely expensive Camille Fournet strap unwearable if that thing breaks. So lame.
I think you can cut it out.
:roll: :roll:

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Post by toxicavenger » Sat Aug 18, 2018 9:40 am

para13cord wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 2:41 pm
The Barton Elite silicone have these, I just yank out the little quick change piece and switch to regular spring bars. The bands are super comfy.
I like that they sell that strap with two different lengths. But they love the quick change straps.

I had a request from a watch company to produce nato straps with integrated quick release spring bars. They can't get i through their head that it is a bad idea.

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Post by watchingyou » Tue Aug 21, 2018 5:15 am

If the quick release "tab" breaks off, can't you just remove it like any regular spring bar? Are the ends flanged?
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Post by toxicavenger » Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:21 am

watchingyou wrote:
Tue Aug 21, 2018 5:15 am
If the quick release "tab" breaks off, can't you just remove it like any regular spring bar? Are the ends flanged?
No flanges. They are essential a shoulderless spring bar. You have to cut them out.

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Re: Quick release spring bars, be careful

Post by Bradystraps » Tue Aug 21, 2018 9:03 am

Never had an issue with mine through the years and super easy to swap straps.
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Re: Quick release spring bars, be careful

Post by AtomicTom » Tue Aug 21, 2018 9:39 am

Great catch Terry, along with tip for sure ! :) It's amazing how delicate, and dangerous
spring bars can be. :shock: ..It's one of the reasons I never really change straps very much.

Wonder how long down the road until we see smart spring bars, and we can say...

"Spring Bar", or "Alexa" .."Engage" , or "Disengage", or something like that. :grin:

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Post by toxicavenger » Fri Sep 07, 2018 10:01 am

AtomicTom wrote:
Tue Aug 21, 2018 9:39 am

Wonder how long down the road until we see smart spring bars, and we can say...

"Spring Bar", or "Alexa" .."Engage" , or "Disengage", or something like that. :grin:
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