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Old 20 September 2018, 10:11 AM   #1
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Military Strap Experiences?

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Anyone own a Military Strap that you wear regularly on your Breitling? I like the look, but they seem so stiff. Just curious if they break in well, hold up, etc. Thanks!
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Old 22 September 2018, 01:47 AM   #2
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Dang, no responses. Guess these straps aren't very popular.....
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Old 22 September 2018, 02:39 AM   #3
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I have an ammo strap made from a vintage ammo strap for my panerai. It is stiff but I like it because it adds character to the watch. On my breitling navitimer I experimented with some straps and nato but not yet the ammo strap because its expensive. Currently its on a breitling canvas strap.
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Old 22 September 2018, 04:37 AM   #4
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Thanks but I meant the actual Breitling Military straps that they offer.
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Old 26 September 2018, 01:39 AM   #5
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Hey, there lovely straps and made really well but I have always found they can get a bit uncomfortable with the material.


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Old 26 September 2018, 01:58 AM   #6
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I had one on a Super Avenger for a bit. I found that it looked rather 'worn' more quickly than a calf or croc strap option. It also didn't break in as nicely as the other options mentioned. In the end I got rid of it and replaced it with a black calf strap.
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Old 27 September 2018, 04:49 AM   #7
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Thanks for the input!
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Old 27 September 2018, 04:49 AM   #8
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I had one on a Super Avenger for a bit. I found that it looked rather 'worn' more quickly than a calf or croc strap option. It also didn't break in as nicely as the other options mentioned. In the end I got rid of it and replaced it with a black calf strap.
Thanks for the good input!
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Old 27 September 2018, 01:19 PM   #9
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Rough ass wearing strap for sure.
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Old 2 October 2018, 01:45 PM   #10
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I've got one on my Transocean chrono and love it. The underside has a rubberized finish and I don't worry about getting sweat on it, or getting it wet. I also find it comfortable on the wrist. Good for a sports watch, IMO.
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Old 2 October 2018, 11:09 PM   #11
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I have one on my SOII 44. IMO it looks better than the rubber strap that came with the watch. I find it very comfortable and it's built tough.
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Old 4 October 2018, 09:33 AM   #12
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I've got one on my Transocean chrono and love it. The underside has a rubberized finish and I don't worry about getting sweat on it, or getting it wet. I also find it comfortable on the wrist. Good for a sports watch, IMO.
That sounds very cool. Post pic?
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Old 4 October 2018, 09:34 AM   #13
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I have one on my SOII 44. IMO it looks better than the rubber strap that came with the watch. I find it very comfortable and it's built tough.
Cool. Post pic?
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That sounds very cool. Post pic?
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Old 4 October 2018, 11:07 PM   #15
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pics as requested
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Old 7 October 2018, 04:52 AM   #16
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Nice! I have TransOcean Day-Date with black dial. Cool to see look of a vintage themed watch on a sporty strap. Thanks!
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Old 7 October 2018, 04:53 AM   #17
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Sweet! Great look, thanks!
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Old 24 October 2018, 02:34 AM   #18
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Uncomfortable
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Uncomfortable
same here, i hated it
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