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  1. overgrosseren

    overgrosseren Mar 26, 2020

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    Really need help.
    Got 2 NOS Omega Megaquartz straps, and can't ajust one side of the leather strap inside the buckle.

    There's a screw and I think it' open and locks the strap to the buckle, but it is just stock 100% regarding what I try
     
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  2. VetPsychWars

    VetPsychWars Wants to be in the club! Mar 26, 2020

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    Yes, that screw clamps the strap.

    If you can't move it, I recommend "electronics cleaner". Triclorotrifluoroethelene. It's also sometimes referred to as tuner cleaner, back when TVs had mechanical switches to change channels.

    Be careful when you turn the screw, you can strip it very easily. Gentle is the key, here.

    If none of that works, you can force it out of the clasp but that is definitely your last resort!

    Tom
     
  3. JimInOz

    JimInOz "Helpful Hints from Heloise" of bracelet cleaning. Mar 26, 2020

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    It's nor a screw, it's a cam. It turns one way to force flat bars outwards to lock in position on the clasp shell.

    Turn it the other way and the bars are withdrawn slightly from the clasp shell allowing you to adjust length.

    The screw slot should normally be horizontal when locked.

    To "unlock", use a properly sized screwdriver to turn it 90º ANTI-CLOCKWISE.

    Then adjust length and turn only 90º CLOCKWISE to lock.

    As Tom noted, it could be seized up with gunk so cleaning before trying to move it is recommended.
     
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  4. overgrosseren

    overgrosseren Mar 26, 2020

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    It worked - thank you very much.