Advice with safe strap changes on PVD model

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Advice with safe strap changes on PVD model

gregcar
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April 6th, 2012, 11:30 am #1

Hi everyone anxiously awaiting my PAM 28 which will be here next week!!!! I am concerned about strap changing w PVD...ie effect on screws etc...any suggestions on how to change without affecting the PVD coating on the case and screws????

Thank you so much!!!!
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wilmsenm
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April 6th, 2012, 2:13 pm #2

push the screw driver through the tape, that will prevent a scratch when the screw driver slips.
Nothing beats taking your time and being careful though.
BTW I change straps without tape or anything and I've never had any problems (yet).
Cheers,
Martin

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April 6th, 2012, 2:45 pm #3

Hi everyone anxiously awaiting my PAM 28 which will be here next week!!!! I am concerned about strap changing w PVD...ie effect on screws etc...any suggestions on how to change without affecting the PVD coating on the case and screws????

Thank you so much!!!!
But DLC is really much more durable than you might think - and much better than Stainless Steel or Titanium. So be careful, but don't sweat it. I have a 28 and wear it more than any other watch I have - and it still looks pristine!

Cheers!

One of two known 'ristis in Vietnam!

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April 6th, 2012, 4:34 pm #4

Hmmmm, I have had a PVD for about a year and a half and already have steel showing through in spots on the crown guard and bezel where I have bumped it.



Oh well - I do my best to embrace it.


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April 6th, 2012, 7:14 pm #5

Hi everyone anxiously awaiting my PAM 28 which will be here next week!!!! I am concerned about strap changing w PVD...ie effect on screws etc...any suggestions on how to change without affecting the PVD coating on the case and screws????

Thank you so much!!!!
....wind up or change the strap.













Good luck and congrats!

Eddie "Sharkman" Sanchez

"It's all about the patina, Baby!"

P U R A V I D A !




The pleasure of what we enjoy is lost by wanting more ~ fortune cookie
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April 6th, 2012, 9:08 pm #6

Hi everyone anxiously awaiting my PAM 28 which will be here next week!!!! I am concerned about strap changing w PVD...ie effect on screws etc...any suggestions on how to change without affecting the PVD coating on the case and screws????

Thank you so much!!!!
Yes, it really does help. You have the confident of positively getting that flat tip dead on where it belongs.

Also, keep you finger on the blade tip while you turn it.

I hesitate to recommend it, but I used the polishing side of a fingernail file to removed the sharpest part of my screwdriver. Now if tt slip it's superficial and not a deep scratch. You need to be careful not to remove the bite though. It works for me...

Also, the tape ideas is very common and good. I'm surprise someone has not come up with some tape with pre-punched holes. Little stickers if you will.



-Craig F
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gregcar
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April 7th, 2012, 2:34 am #7

Hi everyone anxiously awaiting my PAM 28 which will be here next week!!!! I am concerned about strap changing w PVD...ie effect on screws etc...any suggestions on how to change without affecting the PVD coating on the case and screws????

Thank you so much!!!!
I really appreciate the suggestions and can't wait for my watch to arrive should be here by tuesday or Wednesday at the latest!!!!
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