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    prodiver bracelet - difficult to operate

    Hi- just took the plunge (pun intended) and got a prodiver...will need to get pictures up of this one.

    the clasp is very difficult to click closed and even more difficult to open. is this normal for these? prior owner never wore the bracelet so perhaps it just needs to break in...?

    Any thoughts?

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    Re: prodiver bracelet - difficult to operate

    I suspect it will loosen up a bit, but better a little to hard than a little too easy.
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    Re: prodiver bracelet - difficult to operate

    i hope so...may take to my watch guy to loosen a bit; too hard to even use. do you think it's worth sending to stowa as it's still under warranty?

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    Re: prodiver bracelet - difficult to operate

    if it's never been worn I think it will loosen up a bit after a few times opening & closing it.

    my Antea's deployant clasp was also kind of stiff when I first got it, but it's much better now.
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    Re: prodiver bracelet - difficult to operate

    I would give it some time before shipping it all the way to Germany.
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    My Prodiver bracelet was perfect out of the box...

    and it still is after almost three years of regular rotation. The bracelet on my Seatime was a little tight as you describe so I adjusted it myself. Took me about five minutes and IMO is not in any way worth sending it back to Germany to adjust. If you can't do it yourself definitely take it to a local watchmaker.

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    Re: prodiver bracelet - difficult to operate

    Quote Originally Posted by petethegreek View Post
    Hi- just took the plunge (pun intended) and got a prodiver...will need to get pictures up of this one.

    the clasp is very difficult to click closed and even more difficult to open. is this normal for these? prior owner never wore the bracelet so perhaps it just needs to break in...?

    Any thoughts?

    Thanks
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    Re: prodiver bracelet - difficult to operate

    I just put a new bracelet on my Prodiver too and it snaps shut fine, but is a little hard to open.

    I expect it will loosen up over time, but as already stated above if you're using this as a functional diver or tool watch, it's good for the clasp to be a little difficult to open. That way it doesn't open by accident.

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    Re: prodiver bracelet - difficult to operate

    I tinkered with it a bit (with some good advise of course) and got it to the point that it loosened up enough. I am a desk diver...but the clasp is tight and secure in case I decide to jump in to the water after work.

    thanks all!

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    Re: prodiver bracelet - difficult to operate

    Well, looks like I need some help from this old thread...

    I just purchased a used Seatime and I am finding that the clasp is difficult to close and VERY difficult to open once I actually get it closed. I assume it needs to be adjusted but I can't figure out how to do it for the life of me. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

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