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How to choose a Garmin Instinct Watch Bands Replacement?

Garmin Instinct Watch Bands Replacements are compatible with Quickfit 22mm, while Instinct 2S 40mm versions are compatible with Quickfit 20mm, since Garmin announced their new Instinct 2X Solar and Instinct 2X solar Tactical Edition in 2023, the two new Instinct series are compatible with Quickfit 26mm watch straps. So if you are looking for a replacement bands for Instinct Watch, you have to make sure what size do you need.  By this article, we will introduce you about the new Garmin Instinct 2X solar and 2X Solar-Tactical, then we will write the complete watch band size information for all Instinct Edition.

On 12, April, 2023, Garmin introduced the Instinct® 2X Solar, expanding its Instinct 2 series of rugged smartwatches. These new models, including the Instinct 2X Solar and the Instinct 2X Solar – Tactical Edition, are built to withstand extreme conditions with a durable 50mm fiber-reinforced polymer case and a Power Glass™ lens that enhances solar energy capture by 50% compared to the previous model. This allows for unlimited battery life in smartwatch mode under sufficient sunlight.

Key Features:


  • Built to U.S. military standards (MIL-STD-810) for thermal shock, water resistance (up to 10 ATM), and shock resistance.
  • Chemically strengthened, scratch-resistant Power Glass™ lens.

Integrated LED Flashlight:

  • Variable intensity settings with red and adjustable white light.
  • Strobe mode matching running cadence for visibility and safety.

Health and Fitness Tracking:

  • 24/7 health monitoring including heart rate, sleep, respiration, and Pulse Ox.
  • Built-in sports apps and VO2 max training features.
  • Heart Rate Variability tracking during sleep for health insights.

Navigation and Connectivity:

  • Multi-Band GNSS support for improved positional accuracy.
  • Built-in 3-axis compass and barometric altimeter.
  • TracBack® routing for easy return navigation.
  • Smart notifications, Garmin Pay™, and Connect IQ™ app integration.

Obstacle Course Activity:

  • New feature for obstacle course racing, tracking various metrics and obstacles automatically.

Tactical Edition Features:

  • Tactical operations tools including Jumpmaster, dual-position GPS, and Night-Vision Compatibility.
  • Stealth Mode to disable GPS sharing and wireless communication.
  • Dedicated green light for night operations.

The Instinct 2X Solar is available for $449.99, and the Tactical Edition is priced at $499.99. For more information, visit Garmin’s official website.

Since now, Garmin Instinct has joined two more important families.  Together with the first generation of Instinct, many Garmin fans add Garmin Instinct to their collections, and lots of demands of Instinct replacement watch bands increased. What is the band size of Garmin Instinct Watch? Below are the complete detail size information of all Instinct:

  • Instinct Crossover Solar Tactical band size ——Quickfit 22mm
  • Instinct Crossover Solar band size—Quickfit 22mm
  • Instinct Crossover Standard Edition band size—Quickfit 22mm
  • Instinct 2X Solar Tactical Edition band size—-Quickfit 26mm
  • Instinct 2X Solar band size —-Quickfit 26mm
  • Instinct 2 Solar band size —Quickfit 22mm
  • Instinct 2 Solar Tactical band size—-Quickfit 22mm
  • Instinct 2 Solar Camo band size—-Quickfit 22mm
  • Instinct 2S 40mm standard / camo band size ——Quickfit 20mm
  • Garmin Instinct first edition——Quickfit 22mm

What is the best Garmin Instinct band replacement from Hemsut?

As long as you know what lugs size is your watch, the next step you just need to choose a suitable watch band. Hemsut delivers high quality replacement watch bands with Quickfit equipment for Garmin watch, including nylon loops, leather Quickfit straps, and canvas, sporty straps would give your Garmin Instinct a fresh life.

1, Military Coyote Tan Garmin Nylon Bands

Military Garmin Watch Band Loop


A military-style replacement watch band is an dispensable collection for Garmin watch fans, the coyote tan and forest green colors are great fit for rugged Instinct. Just the best match for outdoor occasions. We tried some Garmin watches with this style, including Garmin Instinct, and Garmin Tactix, it’s just the feel that we want to be a military fanatic. 

Our military Garmin loops are for military enthusiast customers, this one should be their most loved. These straps have 4 colors,  dark Camouflage, Forest camouflage, Coyote tan camouflage and snow camouflage, and 3 sizes are available, 20mm, 22mm, and 26mm,so it would fit perfectly for Garmin Instinct 2X 50mm, Garmin 2 solar 45mm, and Instinct 40mm. Try one if you like the style.

2, Handmade Italian Garmin Leather Quickfit Straps

Suede Leather Garmin Watch Straps


Suede Leather Garmin Watch straps are straps just for comfortable purposes. We like this material at first sight we saw it on NOMOS Weltzeit – and in fact, I have worn this leather for years. The material is comfortable and soft-touch, it turns out to be vintage and sporty on any timepieces.

The leather Quickfit delivers black, brown, grey, and whisky colors. It not only provides 20mm, 22mm, and 26mm Quickfit Strap sizes but also provides S and M Lenght for different wrist size fitting. A hand-made Italian suede strap has long been the choice of continental men of taste. Don’t hesitate to give it a try.

3, Shock the World Garmin Watch Nylon Straps

Shock the World Garmin Watch Nylon Straps


Shock the World Garmin Watch nylon straps are another design of super rugged bands. The purpose of this design is to deliver more color options to our customers. The bands deliver black, green, orange, red, and coffee colors, and it not only provides 20mm, 22mm, and 26mm Quickfit Strap sizes, but also provides S, M, and L Lenght for different wrist size fitting. Every design is a different color combo, these Garmin watch bands are made of selected nylon, which is comfortable and durable. If you would like a new color-replacing strap for your Garmin Instinct, you can try this one.

4, Sporty Trail Loop Quickfit Strap For Garmin Instinct

Sporty Trail Loop Quickfit Strap


Trail Loop Quickfit straps are inspired by the Apple Watch trail loop. The ultrathin, lightweight Trail Loops are made from a nylon weave creating a soft band with increased elasticity for a comfortable fit. The band is infinitely adjustable with a convenient pull tab for quick adjustments on the go. This band is carbon neutral. The Trail Loop contains 32% recycled content by weight, 100% of manufacturing electricity is covered by clean energy, and 50% or more of all carbon neutral. With Garmin Quickfit® equipment, these models are available in 26mm, 22mm, and 20mm, which allow you to apply to Garmin Instinct 2X 50mm, Garmin 2 solar 45mm, and Instinct 40mm. Try one if you like the style.

5, Super Rugged Quickfit Garmin Watch Bands

Sporty Trail Loop Quickfit Strap


Every time we would recommend this super rugged Quickfit watch band. This rugged Quickfit strap is our first design for the Garmin watch, it has become the favorite one for our customers, and it’s still the same even though we have 10 more Quickfit strap designs now. These straps are built with selected nylon and durable velcro, together with the rugged label design, these straps offer an exclusive outdoor style for Garmin watches, and we offer 3 lengths sizes available, including small size straps for women customers and extra long straps size for men customers. Please remember to measure your wrist size before you choose the length size ( S, M and L) and have no trouble exchanging size.

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