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    Black Bay on Perlon

    Just got a Perlon strap in the post. I like the look of the genuine Tudor nylon strap but I just found is so uncomfortable. Anyway, thought I post a couple of photos of it fitted with the buckle from my Tudor strap.


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    Not sure I would wear it but everybody have their own taste

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    Looks good to me

    Mind you, I think that its the answer to just about any strap problem

    Is this genuine Perlon? It cant be made by Eulit as they dont do 22mm

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    Quote Originally Posted by Velorum View Post
    Looks good to me

    Mind you, I think that its the answer to just about any strap problem

    Is this genuine Perlon? It cant be made by Eulit as they dont do 22mm
    No its not a genuine one, its a cheap eBay jobbie with a horrible beer can tin buckle but I've put the Tudor buckle and keeper on it and wore it tonight and it has been a nice comfortable option. with this, the bracelet, a rubber strap and my yellow dog leather nato I can see this watch being a bit of a favorite.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Velorum View Post
    Is this genuine Perlon? It cant be made by Eulit as they dont do 22mm
    Ah, the search for the elusive quality 22mm perlon...

    Should anyone find one, please do share. :)

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    Ive tried a number of Perlon 'look a likes' (including those at 22mm) and found them flimsy and scratchy things. As mentioned above the buckles have been truly horrid. Trying a genuine Eulit for the first time is a revelation. Ive been wearing an 18mm one daily for most of this year and its as good now as when it came out of the packet.

    I think that the copies can be OK if you like the feel and are prepared to bin and replace when they deteriorate. Depends how much you wear them I suppose. Sadly there is not much of an option if you need 22mm.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Velorum View Post
    Ive tried a number of Perlon 'look a likes' (including those at 22mm) and found them flimsy and scratchy things. As mentioned above the buckles have been truly horrid. Trying a genuine Eulit for the first time is a revelation. Ive been wearing an 18mm one daily for most of this year and its as good now as when it came out of the packet.

    I think that the copies can be OK if you like the feel and are prepared to bin and replace when they deteriorate. Depends how much you wear them I suppose. Sadly there is not much of an option if you need 22mm.
    The Eulit strap is a far superior product and the buckle alone makes it infinitely better than the one I have. I liked the look but genuine ones aren't available in 22mm so I think with the Tudor hardware fitted this isn't a bad compromise. Its such a shame I can't get on with the Tudor nylon strap.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sco77w View Post
    The Eulit strap is a far superior product and the buckle alone makes it infinitely better than the one I have. I liked the look but genuine ones aren't available in 22mm so I think with the Tudor hardware fitted this isn't a bad compromise. Its such a shame I can't get on with the Tudor nylon strap.
    I agree, its the awful buckles that really let these copies down and yours looks much better with the Tudor one fitted

    There is a german internet site that sells a wide range of Eulit's in some interesting colours - no 22mm though. Not that Ive had any luck ordering, its hardly a user friendly site. All of mine have come from Holberns in the States.

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    Came across this thread hoping to see a Black Bay on a perlon. I see that Watchgecko do a perlon by Eulit in 22mm - thoughts?

    https://www.watchgecko.com/eulit-pal...atch-strap.php

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    Quote Originally Posted by mindforge View Post
    Came across this thread hoping to see a Black Bay on a perlon. I see that Watchgecko do a perlon by Eulit in 22mm - thoughts?

    https://www.watchgecko.com/eulit-pal...atch-strap.php
    I purchased this strap recently as it's a new thicker model, very nicely made and a much better buckle.The other Eulit straps are just too thin for me.
    Just wish they had a satin/bead blasted option for the buckle, the only negative for me was it was a bit scratchy against the wrist near the buckle but a quick rub with sand paper sorted it.
    Afik this strap is only available in 18/20mm

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    Quote Originally Posted by barryw View Post
    I purchased this strap recently as it's a new thicker model, very nicely made and a much better buckle.The other Eulit straps are just too thin for me.
    Just wish they had a satin/bead blasted option for the buckle, the only negative for me was it was a bit scratchy against the wrist near the buckle but a quick rub with sand paper sorted it.
    Afik this strap is only available in 18/20mm
    Has it in 22mm black on the website?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mindforge View Post
    Has it in 22mm black on the website?
    Spot on! I wonder if they've just introduced that size?
    Must get a couple ordered, cheers 👍

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    Quote Originally Posted by mindforge View Post
    Came across this thread hoping to see a Black Bay on a perlon. I see that Watchgecko do a perlon by Eulit in 22mm - thoughts?

    https://www.watchgecko.com/eulit-pal...atch-strap.php
    Here you go. On that exact strap.


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    I note that only the Palma comes in 22mm - such a shame they don't do the Krystal or even better the Panama in this size.

    I'm not as keen on the Palma's weave pattern. At least its a Eulit though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Binsull View Post
    Here you go. On that exact strap.

    Nice! Looks good. How does it wear? Better than the stock textile strap?

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