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Old 7 August 2016, 02:10 PM   #1
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Icon20 5167 tropical green khaki strap

Hey all,

I know it has been a number of years since I posted, but I wanted to share a few pics of my new OEM green khaki rubber strap for my 5167 that I recently sourced.

A few first hand comments, as the 5167 is my daily wear (both in casual and formal work settings):

1) Although the green khaki color may not be well received for some, I absolutely love it. It's a welcoming addition and provides a nice, subtle change. I've tried other straps in the past (i.e. Nato, leather, etc), but could never really get used to exposed 5167 spring bars; something about it drew my eye away from the dial.

2) The subtle change in color from the embossed black dial to green khaki strap allows a very similar feeling with the stock 5167 black tropical strap. Personally, I've always had a hard time with the bracelet, not at all because of the comfort and weight, it had everything to do with the difficulty of transitioning my eye from the embossed dial to the bracelet. I do not have this feeling at all with the green khaki strap.

3) The green khaki tropical band is a more casual option. Not to say the 5167 with the black tropical band isn't casual, but the ability to dress up the green khaki, in my humble opinion will be difficult. I've worn my 5167 with the black rubber to black-tie only affairs, speaking engagement, etc., but, I believe, it would be difficult to do with the green khaki (all in my opinion of course).

I would love to hear your thoughts on the strap and do sincerely appreciate being a part of this wonderful community!

Best regards, David
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Old 7 August 2016, 02:24 PM   #2
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looks good imo.
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Old 7 August 2016, 03:07 PM   #3
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I like it! You just ordered it through an aD?
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Old 7 August 2016, 03:32 PM   #4
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Looks fresh. Nice change of pace for sure.
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Old 7 August 2016, 04:03 PM   #5
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Not for me...i like to match...so for a green dial yes and maybe grey strap on charcoal dial...but as long as you like it thats what matters
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Old 7 August 2016, 05:07 PM   #6
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I currently have the green strap on my 5167 and I must say I really like it. Itīs fun to add some colour from time to time.

@Mike: You should be able to order the green strap at any PP AD.
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Old 7 August 2016, 05:11 PM   #7
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I currently have the green strap on my 5167 and I must say I really like it. Itīs fun to add some colour from time to time.

@Mike: You should be able to order the green strap at any PP AD.
Thanks!
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Old 7 August 2016, 05:17 PM   #8
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For the guys that encounter problems while trying to order the green strap at their AD:

The product code is H970.1202.VT
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Old 7 August 2016, 05:41 PM   #9
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Old 7 August 2016, 05:50 PM   #10
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Nice I ordered one a couple of weeks ago. Supposedly it'll take a month or two to arrive. Can't wait!

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Old 7 August 2016, 06:07 PM   #11
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My green strap arrived only 5 days after having ordered it at my AD, I guess I was just lucky.
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Old 7 August 2016, 07:23 PM   #12
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Old 7 August 2016, 07:50 PM   #13
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I love it, do they offer the strap in other colours as well?
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Old 7 August 2016, 08:25 PM   #14
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You can order the brown strap for the 5167R but thatīs it.

Black, green, brown.
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Old 7 August 2016, 09:53 PM   #15
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It looks good, I like it.
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Old 7 August 2016, 10:20 PM   #16
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I would source the green dial too.
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Old 7 August 2016, 11:33 PM   #17
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Not for me but most important thing is you like it. This picture from another TRF member (please excuse me for showing it, it's a lovely pic) shows in my opinion why the black rubber (ahem sorry "tropical") strap works best.




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Old 7 August 2016, 11:43 PM   #18
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Cool and different. But not really my cup of tea.
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Old 8 August 2016, 12:01 AM   #19
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It looks nice. Good try.
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Old 8 August 2016, 01:34 AM   #20
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Old 8 August 2016, 01:48 AM   #21
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looks great but yeah don't see it with a suit at all, but I really like it, and I usually don't like green a lot...
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Old 8 August 2016, 02:34 AM   #22
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Love it! Ordered mine last week for the 5164. Worth a shot...
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Old 8 August 2016, 02:56 AM   #23
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I really like it. Thanks for sharing.
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Old 8 August 2016, 03:04 AM   #24
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Old 8 August 2016, 04:42 AM   #25
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Love it! Ordered mine last week for the 5164. Worth a shot...
This I want to see! Post pics please





Op: I love it and if I still had my 5167 I would order for sure!
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Old 8 August 2016, 05:57 AM   #26
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I currently have the green strap on my 5167 and I must say I really like it. Itīs fun to add some colour from time to time.

@Mike: You should be able to order the green strap at any PP AD.


Possible to post some pics?

I like the green strap a lot :)


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Old 8 August 2016, 06:10 AM   #27
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Possible to post some pics?

I like the green strap a lot :)
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Old 8 August 2016, 07:59 AM   #28
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Kind of cool... call the look Military Chic
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Old 8 August 2016, 08:28 AM   #29
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Looks very good, changes up the look in a good way!
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Old 9 August 2016, 05:27 AM   #30
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Neat looking strap!
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