42mm Milanese Loop anybody get one yet?

MartyCan

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I really like the look of this band but they say it is for 150-200mm wrists so I did not order it. My wrist is right at 200mm circumference and I didn't want to buy a C$919 watch that had issues staying "latched".

Has anyone received a 42 w/ Milanese bracelet yet and if so can you comment on the fit for larger wrists?
 

jacobzking

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Mar 27, 2009
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it will fit a fairly large wrist no problem. if anything, it will be too big for a smaller wrist.
 

Technodynamic

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Jul 25, 2012
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I have 185 mm and there is a lot of room to spare on it. The clasp closes very tightly so there wont be any movement once you get it set to how you like it. I say go for it for a 200mm wrist... it will fit with a lot of room to spare.
 

iCheddar

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Apr 30, 2007
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The whole band is magnetic I have a 215mm wrist, and it fits great. I can have it snug, or loose, or anywhere in between.

With a 200mm wrist you'll be golden. Go for it man!
 

harkan

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Apr 10, 2015
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My wrist is 170 and the 42mm milanese clasps more than half way to the other side so i think it will be totally fine for a large wrist. Not so much for a small wrist.
 

Gooberton

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I really like the look of this band but they say it is for 150-200mm wrists so I did not order it. My wrist is right at 200mm circumference and I didn't want to buy a C$919 watch that had issues staying "latched".

Has anyone received a 42 w/ Milanese bracelet yet and if so can you comment on the fit for larger wrists?
It's huge. And firs anywhere . I have 185mm wrist and have tons of room I'd guess it could go as high as 240mm
 

cwosigns

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My wrist is 170 and the 42mm milanese clasps more than half way to the other side so i think it will be totally fine for a large wrist. Not so much for a small wrist.
Same here. I think it's one of the most flexible band choices because it's infinitely adjustable.
 

pedronev85

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Aug 14, 2015
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Im not sure how big my wrists are but as others have commented its fully adjustable to accomodate, litterally one of my favorite bands to use... Love it :)
 

Black Magic

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I have one as well and the entire band is magnetic. Fitting your wrist shouldn't be a problem. If you are by an Apple Store, you can try all the bands on before you buy to see how it fits and feels.
 

pedronev85

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Aug 14, 2015
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kinda wish i had a store close to me that i could go to to try out some of the other bands... just have to base everything on others reviews of them :/ glad i listened to others reviews of the Milanese... IMO its perfect! (apart from the hair pulls lol)
 

earthdog

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Sep 25, 2014
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I really like the look of this band but they say it is for 150-200mm wrists so I did not order it. My wrist is right at 200mm circumference and I didn't want to buy a C$919 watch that had issues staying "latched".

Has anyone received a 42 w/ Milanese bracelet yet and if so can you comment on the fit for larger wrists?
My wrist is 210mm and it easily fits. I'm sure it would fit up to a 220mm wrist. Enjoy it!
 

warburg

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Jul 27, 2008
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I am the OP on another thread now running, which concerns the slipping of this band. I would not recommend the Milanese loop for a large or small wrist. I am The band is very attractive, but the magnet is not powerful enough to keep it in place. It will slip in the course of everyday activities, and you will be constantly adjusting it if you want it to stay on your wrist.
 

dhlizard

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I have a large wrist (so large the Leather Loop wouldn't stay latched because the magnets didn't line up) so I changed to the Milanese Loop and it works perfectly. My magnet stays where I place it and does not slip or adjust during the day.
 

warburg

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Jul 27, 2008
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I have a large wrist (so large the Leather Loop wouldn't stay latched because the magnets didn't line up) so I changed to the Milanese Loop and it works perfectly. My magnet stays where I place it and does not slip or adjust during the day.
I believe it all depends on where you place the band. If you wear it above the wrist bone, toward the hand, ithe magnet will slip. However if you wear it below the wrist bone, toward the arm, it has nowhere to slip to so that will stay secure.
 

bniu

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Mar 21, 2010
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I'm buying the milanese SS end of september.

love the look of it and will get a sport band for the gym as well
Save your money and just get the one with the sport band first. I originally got the Milanese loop version but in the end, I've been using the sport band more as I find it way more comfortable and easier to use. Plus, if you get the Milanese loop separately later, you get a nice case for it too.
 

Black Magic

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I'm buying the milanese SS end of september.

love the look of it and will get a sport band for the gym as well
That's what my wife and I did. Milanese Loop covers all the occasions where you are dressing up. Sports band when you are working out or going really casual.
 

Cnasty

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Jul 2, 2008
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That's what my wife and I did. Milanese Loop covers all the occasions where you are dressing up. Sports band when you are working out or going really casual.
I agree with this. I am shocked how much I enjoy the sports band. I got the white and black and really love the SS look with the white.
 

dhlizard

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Mar 16, 2009
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I believe it all depends on where you place the band. If you wear it above the wrist bone, toward the hand, ithe magnet will slip. However if you wear it below the wrist bone, toward the arm, it has nowhere to slip to so that will stay secure.
Not in my case, I wear it at the wrist, not on my lower arm.
Here is my result from trying the Leather Loop:

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The Apple Store originally "fitted" me for Leather Loop since Sports Band was too short. After my Leather Loop popped open (because on my large wrist magnets didn't line up) and watch fell, Apple replaced my watch, refunded my Leather Loop and gave me the Milanese Loop for free.
 

dhlizard

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Mar 16, 2009
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I am the OP on another thread now running, which concerns the slipping of this band. I would not recommend the Milanese loop for a large or small wrist. I am The band is very attractive, but the magnet is not powerful enough to keep it in place. It will slip in the course of everyday activities, and you will be constantly adjusting it if you want it to stay on your wrist.
I am not having any slippage issues with my Milanese Loop either.