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Postby Wintersports » Sat Mar 10, 2018 5:39 pm

I have a Ward bracelet that is from my C7 mk2 - now on a rubber strap. Anyway... trying to fit to my 43mm trident and.... given up.

Help..

1. There are some suggestions here that the spring bars need to be curved, is that the case? It's fiddly fitting to the C7 but do-able with straight ones.

2. Any other hints?

FWIW I've spring bar removal fork tools and usually have no issues flipping bracelets on my Breitling, Tag etc - so i ve a feeling I am missing something.
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Re: fitting trident bracelet

Postby MiniMpi » Sat Mar 10, 2018 5:42 pm

The end links are completely different I'm afraid hence why it won't fit.
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Re: fitting trident bracelet

Postby Wintersports » Sat Mar 10, 2018 5:43 pm

ahhhh what s the difference, it fits perfectly between the lugs. I d assumed they were interchangeable.
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Tag Aquaracer
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Omega Seamaster Vintage 1947
Panerai Marina Militare on Metta Catharina Strap
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Re: fitting trident bracelet

Postby MiniMpi » Sat Mar 10, 2018 5:45 pm

It's the position of the holes for the springbars.
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Re: fitting trident bracelet

Postby Wintersports » Sat Mar 10, 2018 5:46 pm

I assume you can't buy the endlink anywhere?
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Re: fitting trident bracelet

Postby Simmo » Sat Mar 10, 2018 5:55 pm

Wintersports wrote:I assume you can't buy the endlink anywhere?


I have purchased both C7 and C60 shoulders from CWHQ in the past give I would suggest giving them a call.
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Re: fitting trident bracelet

Postby Wintersports » Sat Mar 10, 2018 7:47 pm

Emailed them. If not I ll probably move it on as I was hoping to flip between strap and bracelet. Less attractive just on the strap
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Re: fitting trident bracelet

Postby Wintersports » Mon Mar 12, 2018 12:14 pm

Simmo wrote:
Wintersports wrote:I assume you can't buy the endlink anywhere?


I have purchased both C7 and C60 shoulders from CWHQ in the past give I would suggest giving them a call.


Was that recently? Just spoken with them [and unless I asked the wrong question] it was a definite no.
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Re: fitting trident bracelet

Postby Simmo » Mon Mar 12, 2018 6:59 pm

Wintersports wrote:
Simmo wrote:
Wintersports wrote:I assume you can't buy the endlink anywhere?


I have purchased both C7 and C60 shoulders from CWHQ in the past give I would suggest giving them a call.


Was that recently? Just spoken with them [and unless I asked the wrong question] it was a definite no.


Was a little while ago now as Wera (former head of customer services) was still there. :thumbdown:
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Re: fitting trident bracelet

Postby Wintersports » Mon Mar 12, 2018 9:18 pm

Simmo wrote:Was a little while ago now as Wera (former head of customer services) was still there. :thumbdown:


Ah reading between the lines things less good now.

Any recommends as a contact - I only spoke to the lady answering the phone, she put me on hold and then in effect said 'they say no'.

I flagged that it had been mentioned here as a possiblity, but to be honest I might as well have been speaking Polish
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Re: fitting trident bracelet

Postby Fraserlees » Tue Mar 13, 2018 10:14 am

I was also given a resounding "no" when it came to buying just the end links fairly recently.
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Re: fitting trident bracelet

Postby Bahnstormer_vRS » Tue Mar 13, 2018 11:04 am

@Wintersports - There's a brand new, latest version (twin flags logo, ratchet micro-adjustment on deployant) Trident bracelet for sale on the CW Facebook Group for £85 ono; if that's of any help.

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Re: fitting trident bracelet

Postby Wintersports » Tue Mar 13, 2018 3:25 pm

Bahnstormer_vRS wrote:@Wintersports - There's a brand new, latest version (twin flags logo, ratchet micro-adjustment on deployant) Trident bracelet for sale on the CW Facebook Group for £85 ono; if that's of any help.

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Cheers I ll have a look, though hopefully without needing to sign up to facepage :)
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TW Steel Goliath chrono & TW Canteen
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