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Old 20-11-2019, 11:38 PM   #7696
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do you guys prefer metal, leather or silicone straps ?
i still prefer bracelet.

leather only if indoors, outdoor sweat easily....
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Old 21-11-2019, 10:15 AM   #7697
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Old 21-11-2019, 10:52 AM   #7698
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do you guys prefer metal, leather or silicone straps ?
Silicon for me - metal too easy to get scratched
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Old 21-11-2019, 11:22 AM   #7699
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i still prefer bracelet.

leather only if indoors, outdoor sweat easily....
Me tto! But due to my being a little OCD, I hate scratches on my bracelets, so I'd swapped out the bracelets on my Orient and Ball watches to silicon ones, that way, I don't get so PO'ed with myself. Another benefit of having silicon around my wrist is, well, it's like having fake boobs on my wrist.
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Old 21-11-2019, 12:41 PM   #7700
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do you guys prefer metal, leather or silicone straps ?
Depends on the type of watch and the occasion.

Silicone straps are good for more casual or sporty occasions as they are water-proof, tough and generally comfortable. But may look a little out of place in formal office attire and suits (although folks probably don't care as much nowadays).

For those more formal settings, leather or metal are preferred. Metal is probably the most versatile as it is also waterproof but (as with leather) may be a tad too formal for very casual occasions (eg: t-shirt and shorts running attire).

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Old 21-11-2019, 01:04 PM   #7701
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do you guys prefer metal, leather or silicone straps ?
i prefer non-metal nowadays.
NATOs/Sailcloth/PVC/Rubber.

i only have my Rolex Sub on bracelet for more formal days.
My other 5-6 watches are on non-bracelet

nowadays i prefer a lighter weight on my wrist..
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Old 21-11-2019, 03:16 PM   #7702
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#WOTD: Seiko Nano Universe SCVE043
yes yes i know, wrong date..doesnt matter for me
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Old 21-11-2019, 08:57 PM   #7703
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Thanks guys for your input !
Just felt that it is easier to spot dirt on silicone straps. Do you guys wash the straps ?
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Old 21-11-2019, 09:49 PM   #7704
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So is it a rubber or silicon strap, how to tell the diff?
I prefer bracelet also cos can wet it when washing hands.
All Seiko's rubber/silicon straps are too long for most of us. So although i like, i won't wear them.
Speaking of straps, just shot this. Straps from Straposphere.

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Old 21-11-2019, 10:27 PM   #7705
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rubber straps is usually slightly longer.
silicon straps is usually slightly shorter.

prefer silicon over rubber but some silicon is quite short so those with big wrists some might not fit well.
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Old 21-11-2019, 10:29 PM   #7706
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Old 21-11-2019, 11:14 PM   #7707
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Old 22-11-2019, 08:12 AM   #7708
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Old 22-11-2019, 08:43 AM   #7710
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this one nice ?

https://www.tissotwatches.com/en-sg/...073705101.html
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