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Old 5 January 2020, 05:48 PM   #1
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Subs without bracelets

Hello all,
I am hoping to get my first Rolex - a 116610LN soon. I am not too fond of wearing it on a bracelet though. I was wondering how many others tend to wear their subs on alternate bands...
If you do wear your sub on any kind of leather/fabric/rubber strap, please show them off here, basically any strap made of anything other than metal. I would really appreciate strap designs and ideas.
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Old 19 January 2020, 10:17 AM   #2
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Submariner on a 16mm regimental single piece strap. I use 2.5mm spring bars to stay consistent with the maxi case design.
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Old 21 January 2020, 04:11 PM   #3
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I don't own a sub (yet) but I love them on the nato straps like above and also those vintage suede straps.
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Old 22 January 2020, 07:06 AM   #4
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5517

The Iconic 5517 had fixed bars so a Nato strap was the only option, Phoenix manufacture for the British Army and also sell to the Public, I own 3 and rotate them on other watches.
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Old 1 February 2020, 08:07 AM   #5
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Do gmts without bracelets fit here???
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Old 1 February 2020, 10:48 PM   #6
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Love the black rubber on a gmt or sub. Very comfortable and looks great
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Old 3 February 2020, 05:31 AM   #7
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Here's a leather strap I made on my 114060:




I need to switch over to the curved springbars though as the leather is rubbing against the housing.
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Old 8 February 2020, 02:10 PM   #8
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Matching my tie
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Old 19 March 2020, 04:22 AM   #9
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Old 19 March 2020, 04:25 AM   #10
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Old 24 March 2020, 11:07 AM   #11
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Subs on canvas have got to be my favorite. I think they just look killer.
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Old 10 April 2020, 05:15 AM   #12
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This is a beautiful Watch
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Here's a leather strap I made on my 114060:




I need to switch over to the curved springbars though as the leather is rubbing against the housing.
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Old 18 April 2020, 12:45 AM   #13
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I actually prefer cloth straps. It's lighter, doesn't pull my hair, doesn't pinch my skin. And, since the 16610 is so common, it gives it sort of a unique look. This is a single pass strap from BluShark, that doesn't lift the watch off the wrist as much as a regular NATO. I wouln't feel comfortable swimming/diving with it though, would go with the traditional bracelet or a NATO.
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Old 22 April 2020, 08:37 PM   #14
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Bracelets look so nice though. :)
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Old 22 April 2020, 08:41 PM   #15
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Old 28 April 2020, 07:37 AM   #16
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Love the rubber B on the Subs, also help preserve the case of the watch and the integrity of the original bracelet. Looks real nice on the natos also.
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Old 18 May 2020, 12:05 AM   #17
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Old 22 May 2020, 06:25 AM   #18
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Old 27 May 2020, 11:41 AM   #19
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Vintage Sean Connery Era Bond nato strap with the gentle red always looks good on the Sub - especially so on the 6538 ref


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Old 10 June 2020, 10:09 AM   #20
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Old 10 June 2020, 11:34 AM   #21
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Sub, without bracelet.

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Old 7 July 2020, 02:06 AM   #22
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I got this green rubber strap and I love it


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Old 7 July 2020, 06:03 AM   #23
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The strap might need a bath.
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Old 16 February 2021, 12:58 AM   #24
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i wish Rolex sell oyster flex for SUB..it will look very sporty with quality
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Old 26 February 2021, 05:23 AM   #25
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I wear my 1680 on a nylon, 2-piece strap with quick release pins from Archer. It's very high quality, surprisingly so for the price.

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Old 3 March 2021, 01:44 AM   #26
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On a Rubber B
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Old 9 April 2021, 12:02 AM   #27
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Old 16 May 2021, 09:51 AM   #28
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Old 18 May 2021, 04:31 PM   #29
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I love Rolex rubber bracelet
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