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PostPosted: Sun May 13, 2018 10:26 pm 
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Hi,

I’ve had my brown crocodile strap on my world for the last few months. Yesterday I decided to swap it out and put the bracelet back on. To my dismay it won’t fit between the lugs it’s about 1mm too tight!! On closer inspection I can see a small mark on the top of one of the lugs that looks like it had a slight knock.

Is this an expensive fix only Brietling can sort or could I get an independent to look at it for me?

Thanks in advance

RK


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PostPosted: Mon May 14, 2018 12:02 am 
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Roadkilled wrote:
Hi,

I’ve had my brown crocodile strap on my world for the last few months. Yesterday I decided to swap it out and put the bracelet back on. To my dismay it won’t fit between the lugs it’s about 1mm too tight!! On closer inspection I can see a small mark on the top of one of the lugs that looks like it had a slight knock.

Is this an expensive fix only Brietling can sort or could I get an independent to look at it for me?

Thanks in advance

RK

Hi,

I have trouble re-fitting the bracelet onto my Nav World too. I'd be really surprised if the ding actually bent the lug, surely you'd have felt one hell of a bang. Without sounding condescending, did you try both ends without the springbar just too confirm it simply won't fit?

I imagine all an independent might do is simply cover the lug in a protective cloth and gently nudge it with a hammer or just slightly twist in in a vice/pliers..... Just guessing.

My other guess is that Breitling will do a full service and give you a new case for the price of a compact car......

Davey



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PostPosted: Mon May 14, 2018 10:54 am 
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Hi Davey,

Thanks for your reply. I’ve tried to upload some pics but my photobucket account is acting up (They really messed that up haven’t they). I change out my straps/bracelets every few months so I’m sure it’s bent :( I did think Brietling May have my pants down if I took it to them. I’ll take it to an independent and see what they say. I do prefer the look of my croco straps recently so it not a problem in the short term but I just like things right and it’s going to bug the hell out of me.

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PostPosted: Mon May 14, 2018 4:40 pm 
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My Navitimer Olympus had the same problem. When it was time for the complete overhaul I asked Breitling to take care of it and they did. They just asked that I send the bracelet also so they made sure it fits.

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