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Re: I do NOT need this, but....

Post by hoppyjr » Sat Jul 16, 2016 5:08 am

demer03 wrote:Two piece
Probably not for me, although it is cool.

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Re: I do NOT need this, but....

Post by jswing » Sat Jul 16, 2016 5:09 am

hoppyjr wrote:Is it a normal NATO, or a regular two piece strap with NATO like hardware?
It's a two piece strap with nato like hardware. Here are some more pics in this link:

http://www.bijouterie-lemoine.fr/produi ... ge-1964-3/

I'll be wearing mine on regular natos because the stock strap is too long for me.

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Re: I do NOT need this, but....

Post by Panerai7 » Sat Jul 16, 2016 5:36 am

And a removable buckle, so it's not like NATO at all :lol:

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Post by jswing » Sat Jul 16, 2016 5:58 am

Panerai7 wrote:And a removable buckle, so it's not like NATO at all :lol:
More like a canvas strap with nato-ish keepers. Still, nice strap if it fits you. It'll fit Mike, but with my smaller wrist the tail would stick out too much. And the bracelet won't fit anyone with a wrist smaller than 7 1/4". They made a 40mm watch for people with big wrists. :shrug:

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Post by demer03 » Sat Jul 16, 2016 6:10 am

....better than Eterna, who built a 43mm watch that the mesh doesn't fit anyone over 7-1/4 :lol:

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Post by Panerai7 » Sat Jul 16, 2016 6:17 am

Or a big pilot that I could only buckle on the last hole and too short to feed through the first keeper. Who makes 46mm watches with 10mm protruding crown and a short strap

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Post by logan2z » Sat Jul 16, 2016 6:20 am

Panerai7 wrote:Or a big pilot that I could only buckle on the last hole and too short to feed through the first keeper. Who makes 46mm watches with 10mm protruding crown and a short strap
Your Big Pilot must have been ordered with the Small Straplet.

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Re: I do NOT need this, but....

Post by Panerai7 » Sat Jul 16, 2016 6:23 am

It's like size 15 hi tops with short laces :grin:

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Post by jswing » Sat Jul 16, 2016 6:41 am

demer03 wrote:....better than Eterna, who built a 43mm watch that the mesh doesn't fit anyone over 7-1/4 :lol:
They need to take a hint from Seiko, whose bracelets fit any wrist from 4 -12", and if that's still not enough they'll give you more links for free. :shrug: I almost didn't buy the watch because of the bracelet/strap situation, but as you know, the screwdrivers saved the day. :grin:

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Post by Steve O. » Sat Jul 16, 2016 9:27 am

Had one of the originals with "razor" bracelet. Very uncomfortable to wear, but re-issue looks cool.

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Post by Axelay2003 » Sat Jul 16, 2016 9:57 am

Steve O. wrote:Had one of the originals with "razor" bracelet. Very uncomfortable to wear, but re-issue looks cool.
Uncomfortable on bracelet? What about other types of straps?
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Re: I do NOT need this, but....

Post by demer03 » Sat Jul 16, 2016 11:34 am

Steve O. wrote:Had one of the originals with "razor" bracelet. Very uncomfortable to wear, but re-issue looks cool.
Original, as in 1960's piece?

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Post by moishlashen » Sun Jul 17, 2016 5:26 am

I like that.
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Post by Steve O. » Sun Jul 17, 2016 10:37 pm

demer03 wrote:
Steve O. wrote:Had one of the originals with "razor" bracelet. Very uncomfortable to wear, but re-issue looks cool.
Original, as in 1960's piece?
Actually, later Le Jour/AMF branded 70's version. Similar, but suppose not really relevant to this conversation. Apologies... ;)


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Re: I do NOT need this, but....

Post by demer03 » Mon Jul 18, 2016 3:04 am

I could see that being uncomfortable!

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Re: I do NOT need this, but....

Post by River Rat » Mon Jul 18, 2016 4:59 am

Steve that was a screwed up design on that one only that uncomfortable strap would fit since it had that screw set up. I think if that bicycle bracelet was set up for that one it would of been more comfortable. And Mike congrats on buying one a while back I was looking at these looks like the price came down a little on them.

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Post by Steve O. » Mon Jul 18, 2016 5:35 pm

River Rat wrote:Steve that was a screwed up design on that one only that uncomfortable strap would fit since it had that screw set up. I think if that bicycle bracelet was set up for that one it would of been more comfortable. And Mike congrats on buying one a while back I was looking at these looks like the price came down a little on them.
Yeah Mike, you're right. I could never get it to fit just right so maybe wore it once, and then off it went...

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Re: I do NOT need this, but....

Post by demer03 » Sat Jul 23, 2016 5:12 am

Yeah, this is very, very, cool.

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Re: I do NOT need this, but....

Post by Ryeguy » Sat Jul 23, 2016 5:26 am

What are your impressions now that you've had it a while? Curious about your perception of build quality, wear-ability, etc. It certainly looks cool and unique - I'm just trying to determine if it is something I would wear beyond only occasionally.

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Post by Axelay2003 » Sat Jul 23, 2016 5:43 am

What is the Lug to Lug length?
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Post by demer03 » Sat Jul 23, 2016 6:13 am

I just opened the box at midnight when I got back from a business trip. Love it so far. Detail and quality is fantastic. NATO is ok, but as usual I can't quite get the right spot (loose or tight). Think I'll order the bracelet as well. Lume is stellar. I think it is very well done.
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Re: I do NOT need this, but....

Post by demer03 » Sat Jul 23, 2016 6:15 am

Axelay2003 wrote:What is the Lug to Lug length?
49.2mm

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Re: I do NOT need this, but....

Post by jswing » Sat Jul 23, 2016 7:11 am

Nice! Glad to hear your first impression was good. Mine was supposed to arrive yesterday but is still in France.

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