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

Post by Chocodove » Sat Jul 23, 2016 12:18 pm

I like it a lot, congrats. What size wrist do you have?
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Re: I do NOT need this, but....

Post by demer03 » Sat Jul 23, 2016 1:09 pm

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

Post by hoppyjr » Sat Jul 23, 2016 1:36 pm

Would a regular NATO work or is it too long?

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Post by demer03 » Sat Jul 23, 2016 1:53 pm

I think it would. You need a special triangular blade driver to remove screwbars
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Re: I do NOT need this, but....

Post by River Rat » Sun Jul 24, 2016 7:11 am

Did the tool come with it to remove the screwbars ?

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Post by demer03 » Sun Jul 24, 2016 7:14 am

You have to order that separately. I chose not to (over a hundred bucks). I found jewelry drivers for around $18 on Amazon.
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Post by jswing » Tue Aug 02, 2016 4:45 pm

Mine just arrived today. Very well made and unique. Glad I sprung for it.

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Crazy lume.

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Post by demer03 » Tue Aug 02, 2016 5:24 pm

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Post by Axelay2003 » Tue Aug 02, 2016 5:37 pm

Man, that looks good.
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Post by demer03 » Tue Aug 02, 2016 5:45 pm

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Post by andrema » Tue Aug 02, 2016 5:48 pm

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That looks great, Mike :headbang:
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Re: I do NOT need this, but....

Post by BSears » Wed Aug 03, 2016 8:31 am

Nice, guys! Really digging these.
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Re: I do NOT need this, but....

Post by hoppyjr » Wed Aug 03, 2016 8:39 am

I wonder how it would look on an Isofrane....?

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Post by jswing » Wed Aug 03, 2016 8:53 am

hoppyjr wrote:I wonder how it would look on an Isofrane....?
I don't think an Isofrane would fit. The space between the case and lug bar is tight. I'm thinking about this Bonetto as a rubber alternative.

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This looks thin enough at the ends to work, but has another potential issue for me, the length. Looking at aftermarket straps I have to consider the hinge at 6:00 adds about 10 mm to the strap length, so the BC strap could potentially be too long.

I did order this B&R velcro, which shouldn't have any fit issues.

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I expected to wear it on normal natos, but unfortunately it doesn't work. When you tighten the strap it forces the hinge to 90 degrees and looks stupid. Natos would need to be two piece, which of course just aren't the same.

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

Post by hoppyjr » Wed Aug 03, 2016 9:31 am

^ thanks for checking that out Jeff. I love the looks of that watch, but it wouldn't work for me.

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Post by dmckean44 » Wed Aug 03, 2016 9:38 am

jswing wrote:
hoppyjr wrote:I wonder how it would look on an Isofrane....?
I don't think an Isofrane would fit. The space between the case and lug bar is tight. I'm thinking about this Bonetto as a rubber alternative.

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This looks thin enough at the ends to work, but has another potential issue for me, the length. Looking at aftermarket straps I have to consider the hinge at 6:00 adds about 10 mm to the strap length, so the BC strap could potentially be too long.

I did order this B&R velcro, which shouldn't have any fit issues.

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I expected to wear it on normal natos, but unfortunately it doesn't work. When you tighten the strap it forces the hinge to 90 degrees and looks stupid. Natos would need to be two piece, which of course just aren't the same.

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Strap options are a challenge.

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Probably one of these Maratac deployment style straps could be trimmed to work well.

http://www.countycomm.com/siliconebands.html

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

Post by jswing » Wed Aug 03, 2016 10:01 am

dmckean44 wrote:
Probably one of these Maratac deployment style straps could be trimmed to work well.

http://www.countycomm.com/siliconebands.html
That would work except the ZRC has 24mm lugs. But Bonetto makes a 24mm version of that same strap that I'm considering. Definitely a viable option. :thumbsup:

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

Post by toxicavenger » Wed Aug 03, 2016 10:04 am

jswing wrote:
hoppyjr wrote:I wonder how it would look on an Isofrane....?
I don't think an Isofrane would fit. The space between the case and lug bar is tight. I'm thinking about this Bonetto as a rubber alternative.

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This looks thin enough at the ends to work, but has another potential issue for me, the length. Looking at aftermarket straps I have to consider the hinge at 6:00 adds about 10 mm to the strap length, so the BC strap could potentially be too long.

I did order this B&R velcro, which shouldn't have any fit issues.

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I expected to wear it on normal natos, but unfortunately it doesn't work. When you tighten the strap it forces the hinge to 90 degrees and looks stupid. Natos would need to be two piece, which of course just aren't the same.

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Strap options are a challenge.

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Hey Jeff I have one of those BC rubber straps like the one you posted and it is too long on a Aegir. But it has almost no room on the Aegir between the lugs and case. I also have B&R Velcro strap, and it fits on the Aegir but if you have a wrist smaller than 7" then you can't get it tight enough (at least on the version I have).

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

Post by dmckean44 » Wed Aug 03, 2016 10:06 am

I missed that these things have 24mm lugs, that really does limit your options. It's a rad watch though and definitely worth all the trouble of finding the right strap.

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

Post by jswing » Wed Aug 03, 2016 10:17 am

toxicavenger wrote: Hey Jeff I have one of those BC rubber straps like the one you posted and it is too long on a Aegir. But it has almost no room on the Aegir between the lugs and case. I also have B&R Velcro strap, and it fits on the Aegir but if you have a wrist smaller than 7" then you can't get it tight enough (at least on the version I have).
Well damn, then that BC 321 definitely won't work, because it'll be even longer on the ZRC. And you've got a bigger wrist than me. Thanks for saving me $26. As for the velcro, they come in 3 different sizes, and I ordered the smallest. Unless I did the math wrong, it should work.

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Post by jswing » Wed Aug 03, 2016 10:55 am

hoppyjr wrote:I wonder how it would look on an Isofrane....?
It actually would work on an isofrane, or at least Terry's isoclone. I remembered I had one so I threw it on. It's 22mm which obviously looks stupid, but if it were 24 I think it'd look good.

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Post by hoppyjr » Wed Aug 03, 2016 12:38 pm

Interesting :think:

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

Post by demer03 » Wed Aug 03, 2016 4:50 pm

Screw it. NATO/Zulu anyway.

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

Post by unixshrk » Wed Aug 03, 2016 8:56 pm

That doesn't look comfortable Mike

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

Post by demer03 » Thu Aug 04, 2016 3:33 am

It is
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