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I gave these 2 stars instead of 1, simply because they do actually fit this watch. However, they are much less comfortable than the original band guard, and the band doesn't stay in place nearly as well. Without the little notch on the inside of the band guard, the band will slide out of the guard several times a day, rendering the guard basically useless. If you need a real replacement for the band guard, I would recommend asking Garmin directly; after realizing these replacements were awful, I did that myself and they sent me a replacement free of charge.
The band is not the correct size for a Garmin 935. It does fit, but but it is way to big. In the picture the original Garmin band keeper is on the left.
Will be returning it.
The seller contact me to tell me the wrong part was sent. They have offered to send the correct part free of charge. I’ll update the review when I receive the new part. Giving it 3 stars for now for the prompt offer to fix the problem.
Edit 5th June.
New bands arrived and they’re perfect. Great fit. Seller did an awesome job responding to the initial incorrect shipment. Would definitely recommend the seller.
A year in, the original fastener that came with my Forerunner 945 split. With the replacement fastener that came with the watch perhaps permanently lost during a house move, I had to find a replacement.
Previous reviews commented on these not locking the band in place well, and I was leery about buying these because of it. (The original fastener's tab was about a third of the width of the band; the tab on this is more of a small circle, suited to traditional watch bands more than to the Garmin watch band.) But I couldn't really wear the watch with a broken watch band, so I had to take the risk.
A couple days into using this fastener, I'm happy to say it fastens just fine. It doesn't move back and forth on my wrist (tho in fairness I do keep my watch fairly tight). The fastener itself is a little more flexible, less rigid than the OEM fastener -- but not enough to make a difference. (Not to mention, I still have ten more of them now.) In principle that could change over time...but then again, you're getting 11 fasteners here, so a little less durability probably isn't going to matter.
If you need Forerunner 945 fasteners, these will do just fine. However, they would work *even better* if the tab in them was wider and penetrated deeper. Manufacturer, take note: I'd have marked this five stars if the tab had similar width/depth to that of the 945 fasteners (whose tab is about a third of the width of the watch band and maybe 1.5-2x deeper).
These are clearly much lower quality than the original version from Garmin. My strap never came loose with the OE version, but with these it was pulling loose multiple times every day. My workaround is to use two of them, but while this does work (strap never comes loose), it is also more time consuming and annoying to get on/set up. To repeat another reviewer, I would much prefer to pay same price for half as many QUALITY bands vs. these. I'm going to reach out to Garmin about getting the real deal.