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    Pins and collars... grrr

    So I think whoever designed the new fad of pin and collar connections for bracelets should be flogged wirh raw bacon .

    That said does anyone know of a source for pretty generic pins and collars?

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    Completely agree with the notion that pins and collars are royal pain in the arse.

    Otto Frei: I've not shopped here, but found them when I was thinking of getting a half link for one of my bracelets:

    http://www.ofrei.com/page476.html

    Good luck!

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    Nah, they're not that bad. I bit tricky, yes, but I much prefer the pin collars than straight push pins. And it's one of the safest system, much safer than screws IMO. I use to hate them too, but I got use to them and i have no problems adjusting them now.

    Yobokies sells them too, if you need it for a Seiko.

    Have fun! : )
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    I don't mind the pins and collars Omega uses, but I HATE screws.


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    I didn't mind then either until I accidently dropped a collar on the carpeted floor and spend the next 30 minutes trolling for it with a magnet..........
    "Either He's Dead, Or My Watch Has Stopped....."
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    Sorry to bring back a thread from the dead, but.....

    Anyone any idea where to get Seiko pins and collets from?
    seiko UK are about as much use as a chocolate fire guard, can't sell me the parts they say.....
    But repairs start at £29..

    Ok.

    I just want 2 pins and collars
    Help me please obiwan. Your my only hope

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    Try here -

    http://kkhservices.co.uk/4666.html


    It's also quite likely that Cousins have them, but it's not easy finding stuff on the Cousins website -

    https://www.cousinsuk.com/

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nokie View Post
    I didn't mind then either until I accidently dropped a collar on the carpeted floor and spend the next 30 minutes trolling for it with a magnet..........

    Been there done that so I purchased a chair mat @ my desk @ home & now I will only wrk over my desk.
    People sleep peaceably in their beds @ night ONLY because rough men stand ready to do VIOLENCE
    on their behalf.....


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    Problem sorted thanks to yobokies
    Can thoroughly recommend him.
    What a gentleman, and ridiculously fast at answering queries

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    ^^^

    Great person and business to work with. He always finds stuff others can not.
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