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  1. M'Bob

    M'Bob Jun 19, 2017

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    Quite esoteric here, but ain't that half the fun?

    My understanding is that original, unmolested flat-links came with four spring links on each side.

    I like my clasp centered on the underside of my wrist, and to achieve that, I had to remove two links from the 6 o'clock side, while keeping the four on the 12 o'clock side.

    For those of you who wear a flat-link: what combination of spring links on each side has been optimal for your wearing pleasure?
     
  2. dsio

    dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member Jun 19, 2017

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    IIRC its more than 8, from memory it was either 10 or 13 or something total. I actually acquired several genuinely NOS unworn 7912 bracelets a couple of years ago and not only did they each have more links than I had expected but they were TIGHT! Like tugging both ends apart I could only barely make a gap in them.
     
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  3. abrod520

    abrod520 Jun 19, 2017

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    I believe there were 10 stretch links in the 1039, not sure whether that extends to other models. My wrist is large enough that the clasp adjustments will suffice
     
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  4. dsio

    dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member Jun 19, 2017

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    Yea I think you're right its 10 but its an uneven setup, like 6 on one side 4 on the other.
     
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  5. mac_omega

    mac_omega Jun 20, 2017

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    Yep, I think thats it
     
  6. Davidt

    Davidt Jun 20, 2017

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    Not sure about the 7912, but the 1039 was definitely 6 and 4.
     
  7. BartH

    BartH Follows a pattern of overpaying Jun 20, 2017

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    7912 is also 6 and 4 iirc.
     
  8. M'Bob

    M'Bob Jun 20, 2017

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    Many thanks for the info.
     
  9. noiseboyuk

    noiseboyuk Jun 20, 2017

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    How many fixed links are there in an original set ?
     
  10. Giff2577

    Giff2577 Quick with the tools! Jun 20, 2017

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    My 1506 is also 6 and 4. image.jpeg
    With 8 fixed links per side. The stretch links are very tight.
     
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  11. M'Bob

    M'Bob Jun 20, 2017

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    So, typically four on the 6'oclock side, six on the twelve?
     
  12. Giff2577

    Giff2577 Quick with the tools! Jun 20, 2017

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    I believe so.
     
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  13. Edward53

    Edward53 Jun 20, 2017

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    Is it possible to buy any Omega flat link bracelet that might fit a Constellation or smaller Seamaster for something like the price of a BOR? Or are the prices all inextricably linked to Speedmasters and SM300s?