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Old 31 January 2017, 01:42 PM   #1
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Panerai Strap thickness

How thick should a strap be for a panerai? I'm shopping for a strap for my pam510. How thick is the strap that came with the watch? I'm basically looking for the same strap except in brown instead of black.
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Old 31 January 2017, 02:42 PM   #2
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All depends on what you like, I have a few ammo straps that are a bit thicker than oem but wear a few oem ones as well.

Personal preference in the end
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Old 31 January 2017, 03:33 PM   #3
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I definitely understand that it's personal preference. However, how thick are the oem straps that the watches come with? There are so many manufacturers out there. I just want to get an idea of what it comes with as a reference point.

Are there any non-custom online retailers that anyone recommends?
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Old 31 January 2017, 03:56 PM   #4
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OEM straps are on the thinner side, especially the gators.

I don't have an exact measurement, but under 2 mm is a safe guestimate.

Anyway, contact a reputable aftermarket strapmaker and they should be able to help you get exactly what you want.
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Get whatever you life. Some straps are super thick. I've never gotten one that was thinker than I expected. 2-3mm is a good range.
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Old 31 January 2017, 08:53 PM   #6
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You're out of space.

Are there any online vendors that you like? There is such a variety out there and it's tough to judge quality through the pictures. I got one from strapped for time and it's not very good. I was surprised because I've gotten stuff from them before without a problem.

By the way, is that a Rad reference?
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Old 31 January 2017, 09:40 PM   #7
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You're out of space.

Are there any online vendors that you like? There is such a variety out there and it's tough to judge quality through the pictures. I got one from strapped for time and it's not very good. I was surprised because I've gotten stuff from them before without a problem.

By the way, is that a Rad reference?

Hi, sorry, I deleted some messages. Thanks for the heads up.

Maybe start with one of these 3?

* Micah at vintagerstraps
* Greg Stevens
* John at dangerous9 (he will definitely be able to do anything you want, but it will cost you and it will take time...but it's worth it)
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Hi, sorry, I deleted some messages. Thanks for the heads up.

Maybe start with one of these 3?

* Micah at vintagerstraps
* Greg Stevens
* John at dangerous9 (he will definitely be able to do anything you want, but it will cost you and it will take time...but it's worth it)
Micah is amazing. I have many from him.

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Old 31 January 2017, 10:39 PM   #9
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I'll check them out. Has anybody tried Tcstraps.com or panatime.com?
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