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Seiko Fat bar style spring bar but with a thinner middle section, Toxic Slimfats!
Dec 27

So okay now you know your Seiko takes a 1.1mm tipped spring bar, we are over that hurdle. But now you are having an issue getting Seiko Fat Bar's (or Toxic Fatties) threw the spring bar hole on your rubber/leather/canvas. What do you do??? Lube up the spring bar with some WD40/Astro Glide/or old fashion slobber??? Heck no you get you a pair for the Toxic Slimfats to save the day!!! Basically, this is a spring bar that the middle section of it has been reduced, so instead of it being 2.5mm thick now it is 1.78mm thick. Wowsers!

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What does the spring bar sizes mean???
Dec 27

What does the spring bar sizes mean???

Posted by Angela Williams on

Okay, there isn't a ton of info out there so let me see if I can clear up some issues with this short blog. When picking a spring bar for your watch there are multiple things to consider.1) The main thing is you want the tip of the spring bar to fit into your watch case lug hole correctly. If the spring bar tip is too small it can fatigue your watch case to the point it will damage the drilled lug hole. If the tip of the spring bar is too large then, it won't fit into your lug holes so you can even use them.2) You want the middle section of the spring bar to be the same size of your stock spring bars. Unless you have clearance issue and you need extra room for a strap (check out Toxic Curved spring bars also).3) Double Flanges or shoulderless spring bars? If you have a watch that has drilled holes all the way through the case then you need shoulderless bars (it will work like a sold bar welded into your...

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How do I figure out my spring bar and strap size???
Dec 27

How do I figure out my spring bar and strap size???

Posted by TERRY williams on

Hey gang, one thing that can be frustrating with a new watch purchase is figuring out what size strap you need. So I am going to try my best to ensure you get what you need for your watch. With that in mind a friend of mine (thanks Nick!!!) created an easy way you can do it at home without much cost.  So print out this super cool tool that is linked here, remember to set it to 100% to get it to print to scale.  Strap tool Euro Version Strap Tool Just a heads up, if you still order...

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