Can you extend a watch?

Can you extend a watch?

Don’t fret, for they actually make things that are pretty handy in this situation. They’re called watch band extenders, and they do exactly what they say; They extend your watch band. Make your watch strap longer so it’ll fit your wrist.

Can you extend a watch band?

A bracelet extender allows you to easily extend the length of any watch bracelet with a fold over style clasp. There’s no need to buy expensive additional links that are hard to replace. One extender instantly lengthens your bracelet by 11/16″. This will ensure you get the correct size for your bracelet.

How do I extend the length of my watch bracelet?

Pinch the band evenly from the clasp until it is the proper size.

  1. Make sure you have an equal number of links on either side of the clasp that need to be removed.
  2. This will make sure the watch itself stays centered on the wrist band.
  3. Write down the number of links that need to be removed from either side of the clasp.

Can a jeweler make a watch bigger?

The good news is that you don’t need to take it to the manufacturer or a jeweler to resize, you can do it yourself with just a couple of tools you’ve likely already got. Its actually quite an easy process once you know what to do.

Where is Citizen watch model number?

Citizen watches have serial numbers on the back of the watch case, indicating the year and month of manufacturing. Any Citizen watch made after the late 1950s should have a serial number.

How do I take links out of my Citizen watch band?

Removing Links from a Citizen Watchband Look for arrows on the links close to the clasp that indicate which direction to push the pins in. If there are no arrows, you can remove the pin from either side. Use a pin pusher or a paper clip to slide the pin out in the direction of the arrows.

How do I add a buckle extender to my watch band?

Before you can add a buckle extender, you must first open the watch band at the clasp if it isn’t already opened. This will allow you to measure the existing clasp to determine which size extender you need. Open the watch band and lay it out flat on your work space.

Can you add more links to a bracelet extender?

You should use a bracelet extender with a fold over link clasp like this one when you need to expand the closed length of the band for it to fit comfortably around your wrist. But you either cannot add more links to the band or don’t have the links to add.

What are extenders for watch bracelets?

Use these extenders to give fold over, link type watch bracelets extra length without having to purchase extra links. These save time, money and are simple to use, the existing catch on the bracelet attaches to the extender. The clasp on the extender then folds into the end link of the bracelet for a snap-fit.

How to make a metal watch band longer without links?

If you need to make your metal watch band a little longer, but you don’t have any links to add to it, you can always try adding a buckle extender. Use this guide to learn how to install a bracelet extender with a fold over link clasp to your link style watch bands and bracelets.