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seiko 5 nato strap?

EricE.

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hey
i just bought a seiko 5 as a beater watch. now im wondering what nato strap size would go with it.
any experiences? on the website, where i ordered the watch, they say that it only takes 19mm straps. which size would be a better fit 18mm or 20mm as 19mm nato straps are pretty hard to find.

any experiences???

hoihoi
eric
 

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Originally Posted by EricE.
hey
i just bought a seiko 5 as a beater watch. now im wondering what nato strap size would go with it.
any experiences? on the website, where i ordered the watch, they say that it only takes 19mm straps. which size would be a better fit 18mm or 20mm as 19mm nato straps are pretty hard to find.

any experiences???

hoihoi
eric


http://www.jcrew.com/mens_category/a...trap/19474.jsp

Comes in tons of colors/patterns. I have them on my Seiko Five they look great
 

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well actually that is my exact problem. one would be tight the other one loose. does anyone have pictures so i can compare them?
 

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They are cheap -- buy one of each and go with whatever one you like best.

Originally Posted by EricE.
well actually that is my exact problem. one would be tight the other one loose. does anyone have pictures so i can compare them?
 

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Originally Posted by EricE.
well actually that is my exact problem. one would be tight the other one loose. does anyone have pictures so i can compare them?

Have you measured the lugs yourself? I'm sure they exist in 19mm but 18mm or 20mm seem to be the most common.

Check Gnomon Watches. I picked up a 22mm strap for my Seiko 7002-7039 Diver from there and they had a ton of different models.
 

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i havent received the watch, yet. but thats what the site says - 19mm. can you show some pictures??
 

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Originally Posted by EricE.
i havent received the watch, yet. but thats what the site says - 19mm. can you show some pictures??

Sure here it is. 22mm lugs w/ 22mm NATO.


If it is 19mm I would go with the 18mm. I don't think .5mm on each side is really going to be that noticeable. I think it would work out better then trying to squeeze a larger strap in there.
 

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My two Seikos:











Originally Posted by EricE.
i havent received the watch, yet. but thats what the site says - 19mm. can you show some pictures??
 

EricE.

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nice watches
actually i got the exact seiko 5 (the one with the leather strap)
 

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i would go with the 20mm. i think squizing the strap through looks better than skinny strap
 

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Nylon straps have a tendency to reek after a while from sweat and grime buildup. As a result I just gave up on watches altogether.
 

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I would go with an 18MM strap. You can go with the J Crew straps or check ebay for some cheaper options.
 

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