Watch out for loose pins – Garmin 610

This morning, I was running along, everything going well. Arms swinging gently, I felt my watch release and fly ahead of me.

The photo here is a close up of the watch still intact. You can see the pin, just sitting there, waiting to work it’s way out.

Scary. Sort of.
I have read about the new Garmins doing this. The pin just works it way loose and bam, the watch falls off. Unfortunately, I couldn’t locate where the pin ended up so I had to make my way home, carrying my watch and frustrated that this would happen after only a few weeks. Read more of this post