Nice collage of designer velcro straps!

Apr 07, 2023,00:45 AM

Brand names, if you please? Or possible sourcing info?

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Is anyone here a fan of the velcro/NATO type of strap?

 By: cazalea : April 6th, 2023-22:45
I have two - both due to problems with OEM bracelets. The first is mounted to a Seiko perpetual diver that has proprietary bracelet lugs, and the half-rubber/half-titanium bracelet disintegrated. THE STORY IS HERE Thanks to the clever strap design, I was ...  

Aye, Captain

 By: Brandon Skinner : April 6th, 2023-23:01

Nice collage of designer velcro straps!

 By: cazalea : April 7th, 2023-00:45
Brand names, if you please? Or possible sourcing info? Mike

Straps are from ‘The Strap Tailor’ out of the UK

 By: Brandon Skinner : April 7th, 2023-01:33
Love them so much I’m even willing to pay for shipping💸

Back when dinosaurs roamed the Earth…

 By: RabidManatee : April 7th, 2023-00:46
I put a “Shark” brand Velcro strap on my Tag Formula 1 after the original plastic strap cracked. The replacement strap’s only downside was that it started to smell as the summer went on; I worked as a lifeguard/swim instructor so the strap got wet every d... 

I have an IWC velcro strap that fits the GST Line of watches!

 By: cazalea : April 7th, 2023-00:57
Thanks for reminding me. These pictures are the best I could do without actually loading it onto the watch again I have to confess that with a big heavy watch head this strap is a bit anemic. Cazalea ...  

Very cool.

 By: RabidManatee : April 7th, 2023-01:01
I wasn’t aware that IWC made them for the “regular” GST line, although that Perpetual is anything but a “regular” watch. Huge fan 🙂.

I tried, never worked for me.

 By: MilDiver : April 7th, 2023-04:53
Something about the comfort, feel or whatever. Really wanted the concept to work for me. Have some NATO, but that's as far as I can stretch

I know they are very popular, and some look good.

 By: Moka-Tiger (Ron) : April 7th, 2023-12:27
but overall, I have never warmed up to them, especially when paired with "expensive-looking" watches.

Not for me ...

 By: Kurt Behm : July 9th, 2023-18:38
Nada !