Incoming Accutron 218. Strap Suggestions? Help.

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    Incoming Accutron 218. Strap Suggestions? Help.

    I've got a New Accutron 218 coming in. Really stoked, and I'm not a fan of the strap it comes with. And every time I think I'm being smart with my strap decisions I look here, and you guys seem to be a step ahead of me.

    I was thinking something vintage looking, but mostly all vintage straps are flat. Not a big fan of flat bands. What do you guys suggest? Lizard, Alligator, leather with contrasting sticking.....?

    thanks in advance.



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    Re: Incoming Accutron 218. Strap Suggestions? Help.

    Look at the Sponsor section of this site for more options as well as the sticky at the top of this forum that lists other on-line strap vendors for starters.

    A nice matte black croc or alligator strap with a deployant clasp would look great on it, IMHO.
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    Re: Incoming Accutron 218. Strap Suggestions? Help.

    Ostrich would be a nice alternative to alligator.
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    Re: Incoming Accutron 218. Strap Suggestions? Help.

    So I got the watch in the mail, and I LOVE IT. But the watch band it came with was a A very close band to the band the watch came with. I had a Watch band sitting around that I really liked a lot. So I put it on, has kind of a Retro look to it. Fits the wall well. But Im prob going to go with a Matte Alligator with Contrasting stitching. May buy one from a Forum Member. Picture below of the band I have on it now, and a picture of the band Im looking into.

    Pardon the shaved arms growing back hair. I do Competitive swimming in the off season, hence the Shaving , and competitive Bicycle racing in the Spring, Summer, and early Fall. So hair is growing back from this winters Swim Winter Season.

    Also, Quick questions.
    What size holes does one usually get in a Band when they want to use a Deployment Butterfly Clasp?
    1.5 or 2mm? The maker of that alligator strap asked me which size I want. and I dont know the Difference?



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