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why is the synthetic strap called isoframe?

Post by sinner1 » Thu Nov 05, 2015 10:12 am

why is the synthetic strap called isoframe?

what's so special about it ?

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why is the synthetic strap called isoframe?

Post by andrema » Thu Nov 05, 2015 10:18 am

First of all, it's rubber

Second, that is a brand name (IsoFrane - with N)

Finally, they wear fantastic and are well built
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Post by hoppyjr » Thu Nov 05, 2015 10:31 am

^ This.

If you haven't tried one you won't understand.

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Post by HapaHapa » Thu Nov 05, 2015 10:40 am

I don't like rubber straps at all, but was almost won over by Isofrane. Soft and comfortable, but not sticky or lint magnet like silicone.
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Post by marchone » Thu Nov 05, 2015 10:51 am

Fans rave about them but many, myself included, don't care for the design.
only accurate watches are interesting

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Post by unsub073 » Thu Nov 05, 2015 10:55 am

and they smell good

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Post by hoppyjr » Thu Nov 05, 2015 10:55 am

marchone wrote:Fans rave about them but many, myself included, don't care for the design.
I wouldn't mind seeing a plain version, sans holes (like SAS) but with standard Isofrane cut, buckle, etc.

Also, a curved end version would be nice.

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Post by marchone » Thu Nov 05, 2015 11:08 am

Curved ends, no holes and a trimable tail would expand its appeal a great deal.
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Post by hoppyjr » Thu Nov 05, 2015 11:12 am

marchone wrote:Curved ends, no holes and a trimable tail would expand its appeal a great deal.
I like trim. I like tail.

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Post by CGSshorty » Thu Nov 05, 2015 11:22 am

No need to trim the tail. That is what the second keeper is for.
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Re: why is the synthetic strap called isoframe?

Post by mellonb1 » Thu Nov 05, 2015 12:20 pm

Wish ISOfrane would bring back the straps that were mounted on the Aquastar Benthos 500 and the Scubapro 500. I would be all over these.

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Post by T.R. » Thu Nov 05, 2015 12:23 pm

marchone wrote:Fans rave about them but many, myself included, don't care for the design.
Agree. I cannot stand the scent of vanilla on them, either. Personal preference.

For the life of me I don't know why they, or someone else, does not reproduce the strap that they built for the Scubapro.

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Post by T.R. » Thu Nov 05, 2015 12:24 pm

mellonb1 wrote:Wish ISOfrane would bring back the straps that were mounted on the Aquastar Benthos 500 and the Scubapro 500. I would be all over these.
You beat me to the punch. :thumbsup: :salute: :cheers:
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Re: why is the synthetic strap called isoframe?

Post by nweash » Thu Nov 05, 2015 12:25 pm

Chicks love the vanilla. I can't imagine anyone can smell it from their wrist for it to matter anyways.

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Post by T.R. » Thu Nov 05, 2015 12:34 pm

nweash wrote:Chicks love the vanilla. I can't imagine anyone can smell it from their wrist for it to matter anyways.
On this you would be incorrect.
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Post by toxicavenger » Thu Nov 05, 2015 12:44 pm

T.R. wrote:
nweash wrote:Chicks love the vanilla. I can't imagine anyone can smell it from their wrist for it to matter anyways.
On this you would be incorrect.
totally wrong, I have been called out more than once because my strap stuck to high heaven of vanilla. the blue version just stuck like a musty wrench. :crybaby:

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Re: why is the synthetic strap called isoframe?

Post by toxicavenger » Thu Nov 05, 2015 12:44 pm

T.R. wrote:
marchone wrote:Fans rave about them but many, myself included, don't care for the design.
Agree. I cannot stand the scent of vanilla on them, either. Personal preference.

For the life of me I don't know why they, or someone else, does not reproduce the strap that they built for the Scubapro.

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I bet uncleseiko over at SCWF could get one built is prodded into it.

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Post by mellonb1 » Thu Nov 05, 2015 12:47 pm

My 20mm blue one does have a strong vanilla sent but it doesn't bother me. Guess I'm partial to a musty wrench odor :rock:

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Re: why is the synthetic strap called isoframe?

Post by andrema » Thu Nov 05, 2015 12:49 pm

To be honest, I really do not care for the Aquastar or Scubapro ISO straps. The tail is too narrow and the buckles aren't great.

A standard vintage ISO is the tits though!
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Post by mellonb1 » Thu Nov 05, 2015 12:54 pm

andrema wrote:To be honest, I really do not care for the Aquastar or Scubapro ISO straps. The tail is too narrow and the buckles aren't great.

A standard vintage ISO is the tits though!
Agree. Make it using the same design style but with modern touches. Non tapering and with a larger buckle.

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Post by toxicavenger » Thu Nov 05, 2015 12:55 pm

mellonb1 wrote:My 20mm blue one does have a strong vanilla sent but it doesn't bother me. Guess I'm partial to a musty wrench odor :rock:
I knew something was a little off with you :stir:

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Post by cdnwatchguy » Thu Nov 05, 2015 12:57 pm

Never found a rubber strap I liked including Isofrane. Just plain and simply don't like the feel. And the whole vanilla thing is a mystery to me why anyone would want that smell on them. :shrug:
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Re: why is the synthetic strap called isoframe?

Post by jimyritz » Thu Nov 05, 2015 1:15 pm

Don't really care for the ISOfrane; it's ok....Both the JLC rubber and Bremont Temple Island have worked well for me..

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Re: why is the synthetic strap called isoframe?

Post by nweash » Thu Nov 05, 2015 1:17 pm

Guess it just helps I don't have a great sense of smell.

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Re: why is the synthetic strap called isoframe?

Post by sinner1 » Thu Nov 05, 2015 4:05 pm

Why does it have vanilla smell?

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