Finally got around to swapping out the strap for a combi bracelet on the GWM5610-1CR today. What a PITA!
This is a job that definitely justifies the purchase of double-ended spring bar pliers. I will put those on my shopping list.
Took me a little over an hour, most of which was spent swearing. Buggered up the end of one of the spring bars, but luckily had spares on hand.
Final results are so worth it though!
One side of the strap off:
After. Stand down from swearing: