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    I got a nice leather nato from Steveostraps. A great strap that didn't break the bank:

    http://www.steveostraps.com/

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    Another Steveostrap. This may get a mixed response but I had it made to give a different look to my daughters Seamaster.


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    I'm a big fan of Steveo's stuff. Eagerly awaiting two more from him as I write.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ey-Up View Post
    Another Steveostrap. This may get a mixed response but I had it made to give a different look to my daughters Seamaster.


    My son would love that! I think it's awesome

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    It's a winner winner, good to be different.

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    love that thor one. my kids would love a captain america one. you have given me thoughts. also the valentino rossi one on his site.excellent.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jedmtb View Post
    nice one!
    Very Nice indeed

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    Recently received a strap from Steveo and can highly recommend also. I wanted a certain leather in a vintage style. It wasn't shown on his website but there was no problem in getting it made. Quick turnaround also. It won't be my last from him.

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    Some great stuff!

    Quote Originally Posted by Ukal View Post
    I got a nice leather nato from Steveostraps. A great strap that didn't break the bank:

    http://www.steveostraps.com/
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    Getting tempted by some Nato straps now!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Tetley View Post
    Recently received a strap from Steveo and can highly recommend also. I wanted a certain leather in a vintage style. It wasn't shown on his website but there was no problem in getting it made. Quick turnaround also. It won't be my last from him.
    what kind of turnaround are we talking here?

    I'm looking at placing an order with him for a custom strap to fit an Oris aquis so it'd be good to know

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    Canvas

    Anyone any ideas where I can get a good canvas NATO/Military style strap for a CWC G10 with fixed lugs 18mm. I don't mind even if it's a Velcro type fastening in fact I wouldn't mind trying a Velcro. Like the khaki green type colour but it's not a major factor. Any ideas much appreciated

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mick View Post
    Anyone any ideas where I can get a good canvas NATO/Military style strap for a CWC G10 with fixed lugs 18mm. I don't mind even if it's a Velcro type fastening in fact I wouldn't mind trying a Velcro. Like the khaki green type colour but it's not a major factor. Any ideas much appreciated
    I am now running the risk of this thread starting to look like an advert for Steveostraps but ..... If you check out his site he has canvas NATOs. He very kindly made me one with black hardware to suit my CW Typhoon. It is really well made but may not be the style you are looking for though.

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    im afraid i have to concur with the posts above. my usual routine is 1. order/buy watch, 2. think about new straps, 3. email steveo or carl at GGB. pretty much every watch i own has a steveo/ggb option in the box or on the watch.
    2 of the best strap makers in the business and pricing is shocking good value for the quality you receive. GB should be proud

    the canvas para strap in green is a favourite of mine.

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    What a beautiful watch :-O What's the story behind it? :-)
    Quote Originally Posted by Stepback Steve View Post
    Any ideas where you can get a strap for a fixed lug watch, that's curved fixed lugs!

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    By the way, I came across this site and the straps look very well made http://dangerous9straps.blogspot.co.uk

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    hi Guys, noob here.

    I just wondered when it comes to bracelet straps, are they make and model specific or can you put generic ones on?

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    Quote Originally Posted by DangerBabz View Post
    hi Guys, noob here.

    I just wondered when it comes to bracelet straps, are they make and model specific or can you put generic ones on?
    oops my bad!! just realised thi si the wrong section

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ukal View Post
    I got a nice leather nato from Steveostraps. A great strap that didn't break the bank:

    http://www.steveostraps.com/
    just browsing the site there are some nice straps on there.

    I like the monza one found here... and the shadow one at the bottom

    http://www.steveostraps.com/straps-2/classic

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    First class service and quality. Steveo's straps are amongst the best out there.

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    Quite a few straps at sale prices here https://www.watchgecko.com/special-offers.html?p=2
    There's even a perlon version of you have a WTB for one...

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    Quote Originally Posted by deepreddave View Post
    Quite a few straps at sale prices here https://www.watchgecko.com/special-offers.html?p=2
    There's even a perlon version of you have a WTB for one...
    this is a watch gecko strap, twenty quid jobby - has been great, works really nice and transformed my view of the watch.



    'scuse the camera blob !

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    Any idea where i could get a leather strap made for this? I've called a few places but am struggling to find somewhere that will do it. The small distance between the lugs means no conventional replacement strap will fit it.

    It's a Breitling Colt GMT +, model ref A32370.

    Any advice would be appreciated, I'm pulling my hair out here!

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    Quote Originally Posted by sandrean View Post


    Any idea where i could get a leather strap made for this? I've called a few places but am struggling to find somewhere that will do it. The small distance between the lugs means no conventional replacement strap will fit it.

    It's a Breitling Colt GMT +, model ref A32370.

    Any advice would be appreciated, I'm pulling my hair out here!
    Argh integrated straps! I think someone used to do a 'converter' attachment for solving this issue with these sort of straps, similar to those that enabled Casio G-shocks to be fitted with std. NATO straps... The Casio ones had something like a 16mm block one end but with std. 20mm gap 'lugs' at the other end... Haven't seen them recently though!
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    Quote Originally Posted by K.I.T.T. View Post
    Argh integrated straps! I think someone used to do a 'converter' attachment for solving this issue with these sort of straps, similar to those that enabled Casio G-shocks to be fitted with std. NATO straps... The Casio ones had something like a 16mm block one end but with std. 20mm gap 'lugs' at the other end... Haven't seen them recently though!
    An adapter would be an excellent idea - google is giving me no joy though - do you recall where you saw them before?

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    Try Carl ( member name here gasgasbones ) , he's very skilled and may be able to help with both adapter and strap. https://www.gasgasbones.com/

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    Quote Originally Posted by magirus View Post
    Try Carl ( member name here gasgasbones ) , he's very skilled and may be able to help with both adapter and strap. https://www.gasgasbones.com/
    Thanks, I've messaged him through his website.

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    Quote Originally Posted by magirus View Post
    Try Carl ( member name here gasgasbones ) , he's very skilled and may be able to help with both adapter and strap. https://www.gasgasbones.com/
    Quote Originally Posted by sandrean View Post
    Thanks, I've messaged him through his website.

    Pleased to help, let's know if you get sorted and if so post some shots of the result.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jamesnw View Post
    just browsing the site there are some nice straps on there.

    I like the monza one found here... and the shadow one at the bottom

    http://www.steveostraps.com/straps-2/classic
    Just put an order in for a black leather shadow with electric blue stitching to match this


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    Custom-made watch straps

    [QUOTE=Yorkshiremadmick;4334243]Just put an order in for a black leather shadow with electric blue stitching to match.

    Very impressed with the service, packaging and quality of this Steveo Shadow strap, customisation including leather, stitching and buckle.



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    ^^Good work Mike.That looks superb.Well done

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    Quote Originally Posted by itsgotournameonit View Post
    ^^Good work Mike.That looks superb.Well done
    Thanks ;-) I'm well chuffed with it. When I can source some pins I will have fixed the S/S strap too. But for now, it's the Rottweiler's dangly bits on this watch.

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    Corfam style custom made by Ko;



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    Pilot Strap

    I'm UK-based and I'm looking for a leather pilot strap (20mm) - the sort with rivets close to the lugs. Ideally, I'd like to chose the leather stock myself but I'm looking for one in whiskey-brown and one in chestnut. Does anyone have any suggestions please?

    Many thanks
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vinatopian View Post
    I'm UK-based and I'm looking for a leather pilot strap (20mm) - the sort with rivets close to the lugs. Ideally, I'd like to chose the leather stock myself but I'm looking for one in whiskey-brown and one in chestnut. Does anyone have any suggestions please?

    Many thanks
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    http://www.steveostraps.com/straps-2/top-end-stuff

    There is only one colour on there but I'm sure Steveo would make the same pattern in any colour leather he had available.


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    Patek strap replacement.

    I want a custom strap for my PP 5980. Where is best site to get from please.

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