C65 Bracelet Sizing

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Re: C65 Bracelet Sizing

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I really wish they would do a half link. Im right at the exact end of adjustment. I have 2 bracelets. When I take two links out I have to set the wrist adjuster to fully out and theres no play and depending on the time of day and my wrist expands its too tight. The other bracelet I took one link out and with the adjuster fully in its just a little too slack. Its just my luck. One thing I notice is the links are 10mm wide so adjustments are 10mm off removing one link and minus 20mm when removing two links yet if you pay £10 for CW to adjust it for you they offer sizing in 5mm increments. How do they do this if half links don't exist. Do you think they have half links but only if available if you pay the £10 for CW to do it? I wonder they are very sneaky and count the strap adjuster to get the other 5mm.....
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Re: C65 Bracelet Sizing

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Deks wrote:. . . . . How do they do this if half links don't exist. Do you think they have half links but only if available if you pay the £10 for CW to do it? I wonder they are very sneaky and count the strap adjuster to get the other 5mm.....
CW do not have a secret supply of half links.

What if they had? The secret would be out the moment the first person to receive a sized bracelet that included a half link, posted it on the internet.

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Re: C65 Bracelet Sizing

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I have had the same issue with a recently acquired C65 Chronograph. The lug to lug length is less than on the C60 I believe, so it puts me " between links " . First time I've faced it on a CW watch. A smaller "filler" link would do the trick but not an option.
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Re: C65 Bracelet Sizing

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I wonder why they offer the bracelet sizing in 5mm sizes when the links are 10mm. Lol it was wishful thinking about the secret supply of half links. If they sold them at £20 a link I would buy them tho :-)
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Deks wrote:
Fri Mar 19, 2021 10:13 pm
I wonder why they offer the bracelet sizing in 5mm sizes when the links are 10mm. Lol it was wishful thinking about the secret supply of half links. If they sold them at £20 a link I would buy them tho :-)
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Re: C65 Bracelet Sizing

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Just to add after wearing 2 watches with 1 link and 2 links removed to see which is the better fit im going to put an extra link back in tomorrow . I prefer it a little slacker than nipping a bit and its amazing how your wrist can swell a bit through the day or after a bath etc. I assume people try to size and allow at least the little finger between wrist and bracelet?
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Re: C65 Bracelet Sizing

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I'm having this very issue with my Tudor BB58.
I've set the bracelet in the looser position and stuck a small silicone pad under the clasp.
No Half links available.

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I've ordered a larger pad, to do a neater job, but it works.
You can get premade silicone discs and put on the case back, as suggested in my thread on this, but I prefer not to thicken the watch head.

Best of luck Steve
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Nice one Steve! I'm going to give that a go.
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