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  1. kyle L

    kyle L Grasshopper Staff Member Jul 15, 2014

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    Thought I would share this little project of making a strap, took a couple of hours with one of my family members but I think it looks pretty good. Need to figure out the stitching and whatnot but not bad for a first attempt! I particularly like it on my sunburnt Chronometre :)

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  2. Gavin

    Gavin It's the quiet ones you have to 'watch' out for. Jul 16, 2014

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    Nice. And I think it looks great without any stitching. Bracelet complements the strap well.
     
  3. laikrodukas

    laikrodukas Jul 16, 2014

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    It does not look pretty good... It looks stunning!!
    Stitching would ruin it
     
  4. mondodec

    mondodec Editor Constellation Collectors Blog Jul 16, 2014

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    Excellent Kyle. Perhaps the beginning of a thriving cottage industry? :)
     
  5. shaun hk

    shaun hk Fairy nuffer Jul 16, 2014

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    good job, it looks great
     
  6. Hotwheelbill

    Hotwheelbill Jul 16, 2014

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    I think the best part of making your own, is the look of only one hole for sizing. Nice clean look as it is.
     
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  7. JohnSteed

    JohnSteed Jul 16, 2014

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    Nicely done!! Sunburnt Chronometre dial + that particular strap colour combo looks great.
     
  8. MSNWatch

    MSNWatch Vintage Omega Aficionado Staff Member Jul 16, 2014

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    The 2410 is of course the gem of this thread. A very uncommon 35mm screwback manual wind chronometre. It's probably harder to find one of these than a 2998 speedmaster.
     
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  9. NT931

    NT931 Jul 16, 2014

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    Love the strap Kyle, what type of leather is that btw?
     
  10. Time Exposure

    Time Exposure coordinates his cast with his car's paint job Jul 16, 2014

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    It looks great, and is a great match to the dial.
    I like the idea of creating straps to match the character of the watch! There's your marketing idea...
     
  11. Matty01

    Matty01 Port Adelaide's No.1 Fan Jul 16, 2014

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    Very cool!
     
  12. Darlinboy

    Darlinboy Pratts! Will I B******S!!! Jul 16, 2014

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    Well done indeed!
     
  13. robert83

    robert83 Jul 16, 2014

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    Well done!
     
  14. MikiJ

    MikiJ Likes songs about Purple spices Jul 16, 2014

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    "Oh these Kids"! To no ones surprise: Kyle is one of the best and brightest.
    Congratulations on a beautiful strap. No stitching, one hole, perfect!
    As for your stunning 2410: Wear in good health, Miki
     
  15. StevieD

    StevieD Jul 16, 2014

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    Very nice :)
     
  16. KCScott

    KCScott Jul 16, 2014

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    I'd love to make a strap. Do know of any great youtube tutorials of any other educational avenues to look at?
     
  17. Bill Sohne

    Bill Sohne Bill @ ΩF Staff Member Jul 16, 2014

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    Mike

    The thread is about the strap not the watch... hahahahahahahahah

    Bill
     
  18. hoipolloi

    hoipolloi Vintage Omega Connoisseur Jul 16, 2014

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    Dibs on that 2410.

    No strap.
     
  19. Bill Sohne

    Bill Sohne Bill @ ΩF Staff Member Jul 16, 2014

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    now everyone is hot for a 2410 ?


    I have two , one in steel and a tu-tone steel and 14k rose gold bezel.

    This is a strap thread...

    Hey who has a large wrist ? I have a 8 inch wrist and its VERY hard to find nice straps that are long length.

    anyone else?

    bill
     
  20. MikiJ

    MikiJ Likes songs about Purple spices Jul 16, 2014

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    IMHO Frankie @Banda.com make the best straps for the bucks. I'm a "Gator" guy, but they make several "Vintage style" leather straps with minimal stitching.