Difficulty removing spring bars

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    Difficulty removing spring bars

    Hello,

    I recently bought a new Vostok Komandirskie, but I am having trouble removing the spring bars, if they even are spring bars. I can't see or feel the spring. The bar looks like a solid piece of metal. Does someone have experience with this problem?

    Greetings, Frank

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    Re: Difficulty removing spring bars

    Vostok springbars are typically shoulderless and pretty thick, similar to Seiko bars, they can be removed with a normal springbar tool. If you can't remove it one side try the opposite end.

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    Re: Difficulty removing spring bars

    You can also try using dental floss looped around the bar to remove if it is shoulderless.
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