Changing Straps on my Wayfarer 2

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    Changing Straps on my Wayfarer 2

    It was so fustrating changing straps on my Wayfarer 2.
    I have tons of difficulty aligning the lug bars from hole to hole, till in my fustration, I bent one of them by accident.

    Does anybody have tips on changing straps, to ensure the lug bars always go from one end to another w/o issues? I do recall reading changing straps on Millemetri and Wayfarer can be problematic due to the clearance....

    Sigh...have to get a new lugbar.

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    Re: Changing Straps on my Wayfarer 2

    My friend be careful with the lugs at the threaded part can be easily bended and thats why your frustration.

    Dont take a risk and get the case holder and do it safely the lugs can be more than 40 a pair.

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    Re: Changing Straps on my Wayfarer 2

    I think I bended it by mistake was due to fustration.
    As I've no idea why the lug bar refuse to align to the other side, I pull the strap towards me too much.....hence...the disaster....

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    Re: Changing Straps on my Wayfarer 2

    Try to bend it back i do it many times when I start changing straps ans as today i have many like yours.

    Is a lil tricky when you put it back put the case in a flat surface then play a lil with the screw... it works.
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    Re: Changing Straps on my Wayfarer 2

    I use a fork tool on the inside of the lug (compressing the strap a bit) to gently push on the screw and align it with the lug hole, haven't had any problems since I started using this method.
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    One tip I have is to bring the strap to the back so it is at ninety degrees to the lug. This gives a straighter path to the other side and it is easier to steer it.


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