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  1. Mspeedster

    Mspeedster Apr 5, 2021

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    I've seen someone on facebook substitute a clasp for the buckle on their Gulf F1 strap, which is pretty thick. So I believe it could work on your strap too, regardless of the layers. Unless the strap is too thick or too thin to fit on the part of the clasp that clamps down on the strap.
     
  2. Mspeedster

    Mspeedster Apr 5, 2021

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    Found the facebook post, this will give you an idea @Aquagraph. The trick will be finding the right size clasp for your strap. The one in this pic is an Aquaracer clasp (FC5062). But it's not the right size for the F1, as it's 18mm, the guy just squeezed it on to force the fit.
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  3. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Apr 5, 2021

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    Not really sure if it's worth the hassle and expense.... apparently the FT8024 is £110 so that may be the best solution. Failing that maybe the BA0842 bracelet. I just don't think the Hirsch Robby is going to look right with it, it has too much going on for me.
     
  4. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Apr 5, 2021

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    Glad you enjoyed it.... t'was a difficult post to write - rewrote it several times until it came to the point where I needed a post for today and had nothing else so....
     
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  5. Mr_Orange

    Mr_Orange Apr 5, 2021

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    Don't play it so safe @Aquagraph, push the boat out and get the Robby.
     
  6. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Apr 5, 2021

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    If they made a plain black Robby I probably would... why do they only make it with contrasting colours?
     
  7. Mr_Orange

    Mr_Orange Apr 5, 2021

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    Because they aren't boring! :eek: ::stirthepot::
     
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  8. Mspeedster

    Mspeedster Apr 5, 2021

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    Well it's your watch, so whatever works best for you. But if it were me, the FT8024 & BA0842 seem kind of boring compared to the OEM strap. Do any of your other watches have a clasp close in size? If so, you could test things out. Or buy an aftermarket clasp, plenty of reasonably priced ones out there.
     
  9. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Apr 6, 2021

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    Hmmm.... I'm still not sure it's going to solve the problem. I think lining the strap might be a better solution, since I think it's the material itself that is irritating.
     
  10. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Apr 8, 2021

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  11. OttoWilliam

    OttoWilliam Apr 8, 2021

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  12. dtf

    dtf Apr 8, 2021

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    Coco almost unanimous for once!
     
  13. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Apr 9, 2021

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    Thanks Otto, glad you liked it. Yes I think the COCO is a great vehicle for getting a lot of opinions heard in a short amount of space - continued thanks to all the members
     
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  14. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Apr 9, 2021

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    Yes, pretty much. ;)
     
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    Aquagraph Apr 10, 2021

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    dtf Apr 10, 2021

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  17. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Apr 10, 2021

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    Yes
     
  18. dtf

    dtf Apr 10, 2021

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    Seems like a bargain at 2k. I do have to go to Oxford next week too...
     
  19. imagwai

    imagwai Apr 10, 2021

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  20. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Apr 10, 2021

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    I think they know they will sell that, so the price is a bit higher than normal.