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Old 11-23-2016, 08:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a Seiko Sumo watch and I was searching a rubber strap fir it. The shape of the case does not fit most rubber straps available without a big gap that looks ugly. I found the crafter blue straps a perfect candidate but it is expensive. I read a post from other member that used the endlinks of the bracelet to fit a common straight rubber strap cutting the edges, then I remembered my Oris small seconds diver and tried to fit the rubber band to my Sumo.

Once done, I bough a generic one that is cheaper. The Oris TT1 strap has 10/24mm at the ends so it was almost the perfect solution. No modification or cutting required. Here are some pictures that I want to share:

Oris TT1 strap dimensions:

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Strap fitted with the end links:

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The watch with the endlinks and rubber strap:

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Old 11-23-2016, 11:22 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Very creative!

Could you show a photo on the wrist?

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Perhaps an easier alternative would have been the fitted strap by Crafter Blue. It's well worth the price imo.



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very cool idea and i would also love to find bands with the curved band ends too...
love the idea we can use the original end links too...God Bless,John
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