Whats the purpose of the two outer spacer

Discussion in 'Apple Watch Accessories' started by fabiopigi, Aug 17, 2015.

  1. fabiopigi macrumors member

    Jun 28, 2008
    Wetzikon, Switzerland
    All watches have two "spacers" and one "locking pin".
    The pin makes sense, it snaps the band in the locking mechanism.
    But the other two outside spacers, I can't see a purpose.
    On the Sport band they're rather hard plastic, while they are more rubbery on some other bands.

    Just out of curiosity, what do you think is their purpose? My guess would be some kind of gliding aid, like the teflon on some mouses
  2. testcard macrumors 68040


    Apr 13, 2009
    Northumbria, UK
    Prevent the band from "rocking" once it's mounted on the Watch body?

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