Believe it or not: the watch industry made almost $20 billion in 2019 alone. So, if you already have a quality watch, chances are that you've wondered how to change watch bands at one point or another.
Interested in how to replace a watch band for your Casio watch? Changing one these straps over is very similar to other branded activity trackers or smart watches.
If yes, you're in luck. Read below to find out everything you need to know about replacing a watch band!
Your Guide to Casio Watch Band Replacement
Okay, so here's the deal. If you have a Casio watch, you probably don't have the time to stress about watch band replacements (see what we did there?) All this to say that there's nothing wrong with adding a little of variety to your favorite Casio watch.
As you may already know, Casio watches are typically sold with a polyurethane band that comes in a plain black color. Although the standard black watchstrap is a sturdy and durable option, odds are that you'd like to mix it up every now and then. Luckily for you, that's where we come in.
For example, if you have a G-Shock Casio watch, then all you need to do is purchase a "G-Shock Nato strap kit" that contains a:
- Nato strap
- Nato adapter
- Spring bar tool
The best part about this replacement strap kit is that it's compatible with every G-Shock model on the market. Coming in a fun, nylon material, these replacement watchbands are both countable and durable at the exact same time.
Keep in mind that it will take several weeks for you to receive your new watchband replacement kit at your doorstep or in the mail. Once you open up your box of supplies, you can start by loosening up your watch's "main pin" with your new spring bar tool.
Then, push in the pin to loosen it again, removing your watch band in the process. After you separate the pin from your old watchband, slide the pin back in near the watch's adapter.
Next, put the adapter back into the proper spot on your Casio watch. Before you slide your strap back in, double-check to make sure that your pin is clearly secured as well!
Replacing Strap Adaptors for Your Casio
From activity trackers to classic watches, there are lots of options when it comes to replacing watch strap attachments. For starters, your watch band replacement kit contains a spring bar that measures about 16 millimeters in length. This should be the perfect size to fit your Casio watch adapter, allowing you to switch watch bands with ease.
On the other hand, some casio watch band replacement kits come with several spring bars that are thinner in size. Obviously, this will make it simpler to install your Casio adapter. If not, prepare to cut some resin on your adapter for a better fit.
Have you fastened your adapter onto your Casio watch yet?
If so, you're already one step ahead of the game. At this point, switching out your shop should be extremely effortless. Plus, you'll be able to switch out your watch band whenever you feel the need. No matter if your old strap was worn out or played out, there's no harm with adding accessories to make your Casio watch shine from the rest.
First things first, take off the basic black strap that came with your Casio watch. Then, grab your spring bar tool to remove the spring bars that are attached to the watch's adapter. Now that we've got that covered, slide your spring bar into what's known as the "lug hole."
When you're ready, pick up your spring bar tool and use it to push it inside of the lug hole. You will know that you are in the right spot when you can feel the inside of the lugs on your spring bar tool. Since one side of your spring bar hole won't be visible, it is definitely difficult to put the spring bar into the right spot.
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Last Steps to Replace Your Casio Watch Band
The next step is to use the Y end of your spring bar tool to push into the lugs of your Casio watch. Now, you should hear a "clicking sound." If not, grab a spring bar that's thinner if it is too hard to snap into your lug hole.
For those of you who are having some difficulties, try to pull the watch's adapter to ensure that it is securely placed before sliding in your strap. When you are done, hold the adapter and slide in part of your watch strap through your adapter.
Finally, slide your Casio watch band replacement strap into place through your watch's other adapter. And voila - you've officially replaced the strap on your favorite Casio watch. Congratulations, and enjoy your new Casio watch band strap for years to come!
Replacing a Watch Band Is Easy
Replacing a watch band isn't as hard as you think, especially if you own a Casio. So, if you are sick and tired of researching "replace watch strap" on Google, your search is over. Thanks to our handy guide, it's beyond simple to follow our beginner-friendly steps to replace the strap for your Casio watch.
Here's the best part. Now that you've mastered watch band replacement for your Casio watch, you can easily order more straps to add variation to your watch collection. How can you beat that?
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