What new straps can do to your watch!
Just received new straps from the UK. Funny how a change of strap almost gives you a new watch.
The original FPJ strap
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Yes, ACM straps
Bought two a while ago but it turned out that the spring bars were too short. The strap basically fell off. Luckily, I found out before strapping on the watch and stepping outside. This version is much better. I can’t make the straps disengage manually wh...
Straps look great
and glad to hear you didn’t encounter further issues. I’m always surprised when spring bars are used on high end pieces but seems to be mostly the norm. Screws/bolts to the bars are my preferred but probably not achievable with curved bars. Enjoy your str...
Thank you 🙏🏻
Yes, I was a bit shocked to realize the problems with the first set of straps/spring bars. I have tried dropping my CB once before - and paying for the ensuing repair. Never tried anything other than spring bars and never had any problems with them. Claus...
I use the buckle from my original strap
The buckle is secured on the strap with a spring bar that fits into holes in the buckle itself. When you move the buckle from one strap to the other, you’re able to check and doublecheck that it is securely fastened. I used my strap changing tool to move ...
Another option is to get a second buckle. I didn’t want to use a non-matching gold or platinum buckle for my CB, so I was disappointed to hear they wouldn’t sell me one separately...until they did! So now I can simply swap straps without having to mess wi...
Where there’s a will, there’s a way.
Just got 4 of these from ACM as well with the new spring bars.
Just today I ordered the gray Helsinki as well. Looking forward to it, especially in these more casual work-from-home times!
Are they official FPJ supplier of straps? Would love to get an orange strap for my CB. Nice straps, OP.