One full band for sport, not two :(

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    dilap macrumors 6502a

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    It's for the two different sizes the sport band offers. One small/medium and one medium/large
     
  3. Julien macrumors G3

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    Looks like it is proof there is only 3 pieces and NOT 2 complete straps. There is 2 hole straps but only 1 pin side strap shown in the package. So forget the band exchanging.

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  4. dilap thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Yes I know but it was rumoured that you would have 1 fastener, and two alternating sized other bits. It was basically saying that Apple had found a way to have different sizes, but you would only have one whole band. See here: http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?p=20825761#post20825761
     
  5. applegeek01 macrumors 6502

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    That's what was shown in the video. Even the screenshot above details that :D
     
  6. dilap thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    I know, that's why I started a thread about it. What I was saying that there is two whole bands, I was wrong, so know I have changed my post, and am confirming that there is only 1 and a ½

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    Yup you're right. Changed the post
     
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    The video seems to confirm there are 3 pieces in the box to make up the two different sizes.

    Edit: Definitely confirmed by Julien's screen shot.
     
  8. applegeek01 macrumors 6502

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    Which is what I was saying.

    Maybe my wording was not correct. I have always believed it comes with 3 pieces, and I was trying to say that here.
     
  9. dilap thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    But it wasn't confirmed. I made the thread to confirm that, we just had assumptions.
     
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    My bad. Didn't know it was made for confirmation.
     
  11. dilap thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Ah don't worry. All this has done is made me more excited for the 24!
     
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    I wake up to watch them showing it off on the Today Show this morning and then come on MacRumors to see all the articles written while I was asleep. I just want the peace of mind to have mine ordered and I'll impatiently wait until the 24th.
     
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    I know, as long as mine is ordered, it will help a lot. But ultimately the 24th is going to be the BEST. I was trying the keep the unboxing a surprise, but having them come out as early as this, I just couldn't resist.
     
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    The marketplace would be a mess!
     
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    I was more worried about the ones that would have been posted in the Watch forum.
     
  17. applegeek01 macrumors 6502

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    I'm ready for the preorder. The watch I want is favorited, ready to be added to the cart and paid for. I'm ordering two extra bands the night of preorders though. I just wish you could favorite those to make a quick trip in and out of the online Apple Store. The band accessory page can get a little cluttered if you don't filter it out with what you want.
     
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    Yeah thought of that too. It would take ages to shift them all over to the marketplace, and the ones that can't access the marketplace would never stop :(
     
  19. Pooshka macrumors 65816

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    CONFUSION: one band or two bands sold in the box?

    According to the description for the 42mm model, when you buy:

    Al + rubber = you get 2 bands, fits 140-210mm wrists
    SS + rubber = you get 1 band, fits 140-210mm wrists <- the confusing part

    How can a single band fit 140-210mm wrists?? The rubber band comes in either S/M (fits 140-185mm wrists) or M/L (fits 160-210mm wrists). A single band can't fit both sizes.
     
  20. cwosigns macrumors 65816

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    Any watch model that you order with the sport band, you'll get three band pieces:

    1. One piece that goes on one end of the watch.
    2. One piece that goes on the other end of the watch sized S/M to fit smaller sized wrists.
    3. Another just like the previous, but it fits the M/L size wrists.
     
  21. Wreckus macrumors 6502a

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    Most bands that come with the SS are more adjustable than the band that comes with the sport. Hence why they only come with one band (one with links, etc).
     
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    Like I said, when you buy SS, you get only one rubber band, not two. But how can it fit both sizes?

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    Rubber bands only come in two sizes: S/M and M/L. They're the same bands for both Al and SS.
     
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    The rubber band comes as three straps. One strap that has the clasp on it is a standard size. The other two straps, the ones with the holes, are two different lengths, a S/M size for smaller wrists and a M/L size for larger wrists.

    Is that more clear?
     
  24. Pooshka macrumors 65816

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    Then how come the box says it comes only with one band?

    The other box says it comes with two bands.
     
  25. Bryan Bowler macrumors 68040

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    You can read into it however you want, but cwosigns has clearly explained to you what will come in the box. If you want to believe something else, feel free. But you will get exactly what he/she described.
     

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