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I can't seem to get my watch to fit just right. It's either too tight or too loose. Trying to come up with a way to alleviate the problem. If there was a hole in the middle of the 2 I've tried, it would be perfect. Thinking if there was some kind of small cushiony sleeve but with the way everything bends I have no idea how I could do it. Wondering if anyone else has this problem and has any suggestions?
 
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My problem was that the metal rubbed against my arm and irritated it. Some moleskin solved that pretty quick.
 
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I've heard some people use wrist bands (like what tennis players wear) to both make the watch stay in one place, feel more comfortable, and to prevent any possible sweat from entering the small hole behind the camera (although whether or not this would actually BE a problem remains to be seen).

You can find wrist bands in a variety of colors and materials, so it might be a possible solution. I've already thought about it myself, should I get a gear (my wrist is a tad on the thin side).

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My problem was that the metal rubbed against my arm and irritated it. Some moleskin solved that pretty quick.
That's kind of what I'm talking about but if there was a way to bring that metal joint closer to the wriststrap and not popping out it wouldn't poke into my wrist. I guess in a pinch I could always try poking out a new notch in between the 2 I've tried. Rather not do that though.
 
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Use it in the tightest hole, it will stretch a bit after a few days, also make sure to fit it at the right height on you arm and rotate around your wrist until you find the perfect spot. This is what I did, no need to wear a silly tennis wrist band lol


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Use it in the tightest hole, it will stretch a bit after a few days, also make sure to fit it at the right height on you arm and rotate around your wrist until you find the perfect spot. This is what I did, no need to wear a silly tennis wrist band lol
Sorry I have it on the second hole from the end and it is perfect, but I guess I have a large wrist.[COLOR="Silver"]

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Yes, I have this problem and I don't believe wearing it "tight" is going to stretch anything.

I have a leather punch I've been eyeing with respect to adding a hole...LOL. But I don't have the guts to try it, particularly since the hole is thicker on one side than the other and I'm not sure how to replicate that.

Drives me nuts. If they'd only put a finer adjustment in the metal clasp part like some of my other watches have...the price would have gone up. But it would be more comfortable for us in-between folks.

Maybe (as someone else noted) a moleskin or felt pad along the flat back side of the watch would help?
 
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It does actually stretch a little if you set on the tightest hole your wrist can take, just accommodate it around your wrist so that the metal doesn't hurt your skin. I've noticed it firs tight in the morning and it eases up after a few minutes. If you are planning on punching a hole, just remember that wire runs down the bracelet from the watch to the speaker and camera.


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It does actually stretch a little if you set on the tightest hole your wrist can take, just accommodate it around your wrist so that the metal doesn't hurt your skin. I've noticed it firs tight in the morning and it eases up after a few minutes. If you are planning on punching a hole, just remember that wire runs down the bracelet from the watch to the speaker and camera.
The speaker and camera are on the other half of the strap.
 
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I used a leather punch on mine and it worked great. Although the hole isn't tapered like the original holes it still looks great and fits perfectly now.


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