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I was part of a discussion about this already but cannot seem to find it again.

Someone posted the idea of remaking the original Arnie strap with the depth chart, for those reissues coming out this summer. I recently fished this one off the Bay and I am warming up to the idea. It's pretty cool. I was also thinking about adding another feature somewhere on the strap that makes the Arnie connection somehow. I am looking for ideas. (Maybe "GET TO THE CHOPPA" in circular type around the wave logo?).

Or, an updated depth chart instead of the original (someone mentioned this on Instagram).

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I suppose as a novelty, it might be kind of fun. Perhaps you could emboss an image of Arnold in lieu of the wave? Also, if you were to proceed with the depth chart, you may want to consider imperial vs metric measure unless your targeting markets outside of N.America.
 

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I just realized that because of the depth chart, two of the holes are sacrificed, which would limit the strap to guys with 6.50" wrists and larger. If you are thinking, "so what?" you would be surprised at how many guys order the short vs. long strap, and how many have told me that my 75mm/125mm is not short enough.
 

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Some pop culture icons will live forever.


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Ahh, yes, please remake this strap! I have one in my collection, but they are so hard to come by in excellent condition, I have mine, which is only in good condition, strapped to my Arnie, but I'd love an Uncle reissue.

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Any news about this?

I decided not to do it because the strap would only fit larger wrists as it stands, since the text covers a lot of the strap. I have found that the majority of my customers want shorter versions. I could have put a hole in there anyway but I think it kind of defeats the purpose.
 

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Sorry to hear that. A hole in the text area would definitely defy the purpose. Maybe short (buckle) end from short version and long end from longer version would do the trick?
 
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