why is the synthetic strap called isoframe?

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Re: why is the synthetic strap called isoframe?

Post by AntonioPD » Sat Nov 07, 2015 1:15 pm

Any of you guys have experience with Rubber B - specifically the Rolex Glidelock strap? :shrug:

http://rubberb.com/en/rolex-watch-band- ... lock-clasp
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Re: why is the synthetic strap called isoframe?

Post by Seppia » Sat Nov 07, 2015 1:15 pm

BSears wrote:
dinexus wrote:
tattoo chef wrote:
bedlam wrote:The Iso is a good dive strap once its on, but the keepers are stupidly fiddly (especially if you have gloves on). Its too expensive and looks very utilitarian for desk diver duty IMO.
This is why I have switched to a Hirsch Accent
The Accent is literally the nicest strap I have ever worn. Perfect pliability, looks rad, and wears extremely comfortable. Especially great for those with slightly smaller wrists.
Got pics of the Accent? My googler is broken.
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I like the Hirsch Pure MUCH better.

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Re: why is the synthetic strap called isoframe?

Post by CGSshorty » Sat Nov 07, 2015 1:46 pm

Is the Accent checkered by hand, like a custom 1911? That fucker is expensive.
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Re: why is the synthetic strap called isoframe?

Post by tattoo chef » Sat Nov 07, 2015 2:33 pm

CGSshorty wrote:Is the Accent checkered by hand, like a custom 1911? That fucker is expensive.
It is damn expensive. After all the rubber straps I have had (isofrane, obris, benofrane etc) it is the nicest one I have had., both in comfort and style, as it can go with more than a dive watch.

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Re: why is the synthetic strap called isoframe?

Post by BSears » Sat Nov 07, 2015 2:42 pm

Thanks for the pics. It looks nice but not sure about that checkering. Looks like it would collect dirt and debris. :think:
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Re: why is the synthetic strap called isoframe?

Post by andrema » Sat Nov 07, 2015 6:18 pm

dinexus wrote:Originals were made from a synthetic rubber composite called "isoprene." Nowadays, they're super-nice rubber that - like most everyone here has already said - is super comfortable.
The vintage ones are super soft too, very comfortable
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