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    How Install & Adjust a NATO Style Strap...

    The following is a repost of the following thread posted on the Ultimate Rolex Forum by Suhail Bhatia:

    http://www.newturfers.com/bin/mwf/to...w.pl?tid=24001

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    Re: How Install & Adjust a NATO Style Strap...

    Hey isthmus - I guessed my way to this and it's nice to get confirmation that what I'm doing is correct - thanks for that. BTW after you posted your appreciation of Citizen NY 0040 diver on your top ten of all time I just had to buy one as my current desire is too much for my wallet. Anyway, you were perfectly right about the Citizen. The bezel movement may be a bit loose but it's a great little watch for the money. The accuracy out of the box has been a real surprise and I'm enjoying the slightly thinner profile. The NATO is on the NY and it makes a nice combo.
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    Re: How Install & Adjust a NATO Style Strap...

    Thanks for the post. I just got my first Seiko Military watch and was wondering what kind of tools do I need to take off the original strap?

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    Re: How Install & Adjust a NATO Style Strap...

    you can purchase a springbar tool.

    or go risky like me and use 2 flathead Screwdrivers (although i would assume you only need 1, but 2 flathead screwdrivers worked for me) and they would have to be pretty thin but not like a blade..

    If you really dont want to scratch your watchcase then i would rather send it to a watch-repairman. He or she would probably do it for free in such a simple task.
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