Sea dweller rubber band

Sea dweller rubber band

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MOM

Original Poster:

203 posts

85 months

Friday 15th November
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Hi.
I really like thè look of an everest rubber band for my sea dweller 16600.
Anyone have recommendations for other brands?
I just haven't managed to see an everest in the flesh only photos.

AmosMoses

3,518 posts

113 months

Friday 15th November
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I bought one of these - https://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/qTZd71w0

Couldn’t believe the quality for the price, it’s actually feels ok, it’s not a rubber B but come on it’s a 10th of the price.

st33ly

281 posts

95 months

Saturday 16th November
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Personally I’d pull the trigger on a Rubber B. They are stupidly expensive however they look epic and feel of quality. Look just right in my opinion. I use mine all the time on my submariner.

Edited by st33ly on Wednesday 20th November 09:12

Vipers

28,057 posts

176 months

Saturday 16th November
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Looks like putting after sale wheels from Halfords on a posh car, but each to their own of course.

(Not that they sell wheels as far as I know, but you get my gist).

MOM

Original Poster:

203 posts

85 months

Saturday 16th November
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For me the sea dweller looks good on a rubber band as thats its natural element. It is a divers watch after all & i like the lower key less rolexy bling look.
Will check out these other options thnks

traffman

2,164 posts

157 months

Sunday 17th November
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Ive a Rubber B strap somewhere , they suit the steel subs. They look great on the older models. Very comfy , very attractive and very pricey. Its hard to understand where the price goes , however vulcanized rubber it is.

shopper150

768 posts

142 months

Sunday 17th November
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What’s Rubber B?

Fckitdriveon

323 posts

38 months

Sunday 17th November
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I’ve used rubber b straps for a while, this one is on my dsdb, I have one for my sea dweller 43 and 2 subs aswell.
Great quality and at 250-275 they aren’t too bad price wise. Considering the value of the watches they go on.

Equally it saves wear and tear on the bracelets. So it’s win win








Edited by Fckitdriveon on Sunday 17th November 09:47

Deep

755 posts

191 months

Sunday 17th November
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Fckitdriveon said:
I’ve used rubber b straps for a while, this one is on my dsdb, I have one for my sea dweller 43 and 2 subs aswell.
Great quality and at 250-275 they aren’t too bad price wise. Considering the value of the watches they go on.

Equally it saves wear and tear on the bracelets. So it’s win win








Edited by Fckitdriveon on Sunday 17th November 09:47
That looks really nice. Is it possible to change the strap yourself or does it need to go to a shop?
It would be nice to use the rubber strap for casual/work and then change to the SS one for more formal occasions.

Fckitdriveon

323 posts

38 months

Sunday 17th November
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Get yourself a decent spring bar tool and you can change as often as you like in a few seconds.

Will post phots of my other rubber b's when the jet lag has worn off

alot of the new seamasters are on rubber straps, think they look great!

MOM

Original Poster:

203 posts

85 months

Sunday 17th November
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& a service on the bracelet is twice that of the watch

Mr_C

2,349 posts

177 months

Sunday 17th November
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shopper150 said:
What’s Rubber B?
A brand of rubber strap, originally for Rolex but now for other brands too.

Fckitdriveon

323 posts

38 months

Tuesday 19th November
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Sub on a rubber b.







WhisperingWasp

304 posts

85 months

Tuesday 19th November
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Will ask here assuming the OP doesn’t mind and it is on topic...

Has anyone got any experience of Vanguard rubber straps?

Looked at them today and at £130 they are usefully cheaper than RubberB/Everest.

Seen one Youtube video suggesting it is better than both but keen to hear thoughts on here?

MOM

Original Poster:

203 posts

85 months

Tuesday 19th November
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Very happy to hear about alternatives......will give it a google

WhisperingWasp

304 posts

85 months

Tuesday 19th November
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Do. The strap looks identical to the others and has a nice taper to it. The buckle is different and I’m not sure I like it as much as the other two though...

Chessers

715 posts

160 months

Wednesday 20th November
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Have a rubber b on my BLNR, great bit of kit

Brads67

1,917 posts

46 months

Wednesday 20th November
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st33ly said:
Personally I’d pull the plug on a Rubber B. The are stupidly expensive however they just look epic and feel of quality. Use mine all the time on my submariner.
Trigger.

Although actually saying that is woeful.

st33ly

281 posts

95 months

Wednesday 20th November
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Brads67 said:
Trigger.

Although actually saying that is woeful.
Edited dear boy. Thank you