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Old 10-19-2012, 09:18 AM   #3661
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Do any of the watch regulars in here have any strap suggestions? I'm looking for a brown (or some variation of brown) leather strap, no croc patterns. It'll be going on my 42mm Omega PO, black bezel/face and white numbers.

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panatime.com. Great selection if you are wanting to spend not a ton of money. If you don't mind spending a bit more, http://www.bigchiefleather.com/
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Old 10-19-2012, 09:32 AM   #3662
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Old 10-19-2012, 09:33 AM   #3663
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Old 10-19-2012, 09:35 AM   #3664
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On groupon.. I'm considering picking it up

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Old 10-19-2012, 09:40 AM   #3665
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panatime.com. Great selection if you are wanting to spend not a ton of money. If you don't mind spending a bit more, http://www.bigchiefleather.com/
Thanks! Panatime looks good.....Big Chief seems to only make 24mm width straps...they sure are nice looking, though.
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Old 10-19-2012, 09:58 AM   #3666
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Thanks! Panatime looks good.....Big Chief seems to only make 24mm width straps...they sure are nice looking, though.
All my PAMs rock gunny straps. Phenomenal quality, durability and worksmanship. Very well priced as well. Check em out.

http://gunnystraps.blogspot.com/

He will make you whatever you want. Pick your own material, finish, distressing, color, etc etc. My wife stole my PAM 112, and demanded she get a strap like mine, but in nubuck finish in pastel pink. The guy set me up, and she was happy as a pig in...you know...

(P.S. He is one guy, in the Philippines, so his English isn't 100%...didnt want you to read the website and be like WTF :lol: )
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Old 10-19-2012, 10:32 AM   #3667
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All my PAMs rock gunny straps. Phenomenal quality, durability and worksmanship. Very well priced as well. Check em out.

http://gunnystraps.blogspot.com/

He will make you whatever you want. Pick your own material, finish, distressing, color, etc etc. My wife stole my PAM 112, and demanded she get a strap like mine, but in nubuck finish in pastel pink. The guy set me up, and she was happy as a pig in...you know...

(P.S. He is one guy, in the Philippines, so his English isn't 100%...didnt want you to read the website and be like WTF :lol: )
Holy hell there are tonnnnns of gorgeous straps on th at page.

Thanks for the link!


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Old 10-19-2012, 10:34 AM   #3668
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Holy hell there are tonnnnns of gorgeous straps on th at page.

Thanks for the link!


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Yea he's a good dude to use. The pink strap on his site is my work. He started selling them like crazy. Wives stealing PAMs everywhere.

I beat mine to hell and back, but with leather that thick, I could probably winch my Jeep out with these straps.
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For a B&R or Pam, those are beautiful. For my Omegas though, I'm sticking with the bracelet. I got the rubber strap for my 42 Planet Ocean but think it makes the watch just look... eh.. cheap?



I kinda want to pick up some shark mesh for it..


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FWIW, I've been DROOOOOOOOOOLING over the new liquid metal Omega chronos
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I've got a nice rubber dive strap that I use for vacations, but for the winter I think a brown leather strap would look nice. Something like this below....can't be too thick, though.

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For my Omega's I'm partial to rubber. I have the Pumpkin planet ocean with an orange strap (I have a black one too) made of rubber, which I love. My Date/Date Speedmaster I rock the OEM steel bracelet. I've never put leather on any of my Rolexe's, but I'm starting to dig the deepsea with a leather strap. May get one just to see how I like it. I love PAMs and Breitlings on leather though. I have never been a huge distressed leather fan until I got my first PAM. Now, I can't see myself rockingt he smooth leather...just doesn't feel/look as good to me.
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That looks good, but never been a fan of black on brown
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Old 10-19-2012, 10:51 AM   #3673
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For a B&R or Pam, those are beautiful. For my Omegas though, I'm sticking with the bracelet. I got the rubber strap for my 42 Planet Ocean but think it makes the watch just look... eh.. cheap?



I kinda want to pick up some shark mesh for it..


**Neither are of my actual piece.



FWIW, I've been DROOOOOOOOOOLING over the new liquid metal Omega chronos
I'm more partial to the "classic Omegas." I prefer the Seamaster (one of my favorite watches ever) and the Speedmaster. I think they look..."perfect."
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Pumpkin Planet Ocean NFR

I considered it but figured I should go black since it was more versatile and my collection at this point is so small.
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Who knows.....I may end up just getting a NATO strap to change it up a bit. It would have to be a muted color, though, since I wear this to work.
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For a B&R or Pam, those are beautiful. For my Omegas though, I'm sticking with the bracelet. I got the rubber strap for my 42 Planet Ocean but think it makes the watch just look... eh.. cheap?



I kinda want to pick up some shark mesh for it..


**Neither are of my actual piece.



FWIW, I've been DROOOOOOOOOOLING over the new liquid metal Omega chronos
I personally like the rubber straps, and would definitely put one on my Omega if I had a separate dress watch (which I don't and has no interest in).

The mesh is great, too.

What's so special about the liquid metal? I'm looking on my phone so maybe I'm not seeing the difference.
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I'm an all-metal strap kinda guy, but this is nice. I need to find one like this for the Tag

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I'm an all-metal strap kinda guy, but this is nice. I need to find one like this for the Tag

I used to be as well, but some watches just look terrible with an all metal strap (ie Pams).
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Old 10-19-2012, 12:39 PM   #3680
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I personally like the rubber straps, and would definitely put one on my Omega if I had a separate dress watch (which I don't and has no interest in).

The mesh is great, too.

What's so special about the liquid metal? I'm looking on my phone so maybe I'm not seeing the difference.
The Blue PO Chrono that was pictured has the new chrono style with 2 subdials. It also has the new ceramic bezel. I also believe that Omega is using a new movement with the new watches.

EDIT: Im not sure if they also call these LiquidMetal. I know that the LiquidMetal name was used for the 42mm PO with the old movement which had the ceramic bezel and glass like black dial. I think they just refer to these new watches as regular PO's with ceramic bezels.
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