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You probably have the strap adjusted too tight. I about threw my first one away because I could not get it on for the life of me. Later learned that, if it's adjusted too tight, you'll never get that hook in there. Takes about 1 second nowadays.
So I tried this. Loosening the strap made it marginally easier to fasten. But now the strap is marginally too loose. Gaaaah.
 

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I just learned about the mid-2000s 36mm Railmaster. 2504.52. I wonder if I'd like this more than the Explorer (which severely underwhelmed IRL when I tried on the 39mm model).

There is also a 39mm model from the same era, which may be easier to find (this 36 seems pretty rare).


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So I tried this. Loosening the strap made it marginally easier to fasten. But now the strap is marginally too loose. Gaaaah.
It's just a matter of practice, then. Tighten it to a point where you want to wear it. I use my right index finger to lift up on the square piece a little bit while trying to hook it. It'll come.
 

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My son sends me watch content he finds on social media. This guy is an interesting watch. Any idea what the powder substance he uses to clean the bracelet?
I use a toothbrush every so often but this stuff seems to work wonders.

 

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My son sends me watch content he finds on social media. This guy is an interesting watch. Any idea what the powder substance he uses to clean the bracelet?
I use a toothbrush every so often but this stuff seems to work wonders.

These types of watch videos are marsupialed. They're all staged and almost always show the wrong procedure/tools.
 

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My son sends me watch content he finds on social media. This guy is an interesting watch. Any idea what the powder substance he uses to clean the bracelet?
I use a toothbrush every so often but this stuff seems to work wonders.

I use cocaine on mine and then remove the excess with a $100 bill rolled into a suction device. Seems to work fine and I feel great afterwards.
 

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I use cocaine on mine and then remove the excess with a $100 bill rolled into a suction device. Seems to work fine and I feel great afterwards.
It's been a good 20 years since I last indulged but I'd be willing to relive my mispent youth if you are still holding.
 

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$19k. Nice looking watch, though.

 

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