How do you thread a NATO strap?

Thread the non-buckle end of the strap underneath the left lug gap, then pass the strap end through the right lug gap. Pull the strap end tight. If you have not already done so move the watch left towards the buckle end. Position the watch so that it is between the buckle on the left and loops on the right.

How does a NATO watch band work?

How Do NATO Straps Work? The NATO watch strap is a single piece of material that slips between the watch face’s lugs, under the caseback, doubling back on itself, and secures by way of a buckle closure. Because of the “caseback double-back,” the watch stays centered and secure on the wrist.

What is a single pass NATO strap?

The single layer version is simply a normal NATO strap with the second layer of nylon [under the watch head] removed. This makes the strap wear noticeably slimmer and closer to the wrist, which is especially nice for those of us with wrists under 7″.

Can you put a leather strap on an Omega Speedmaster?

Elegant & Casual: Textured Calfskin Leather Strap Our Textured Calfskin Leather Strap is the perfect match for your Omega Speedmaster; Finest hand-made Italian, natural vegetable-tanned leather with a certain leather texture and white side stitching, that gives your watch a casual, but yet elegant look.

What is the point of a NATO strap?

It’s a one-piece strap that slides underneath the case so that the skin never touches metal. It’s great on hot days because the nylon wicks moisture away from the skin. It also means the strap will stay on the wrist even if a spring bar pops out. The real beauty of the NATO is its simplicity.

What do you do with an excess NATO strap?

Sometimes there is not too much extra strap. You can get away with just letting it hang out. If there is not too much extra strap, you can tuck it under in this fashion. The camo strap has too much extra for this to work.

What kind of strap do I need for my Omega Speedmaster?

It’s Speedy Tuesday! When you buy a new Omega Speedmaster (Professional), you can either choose between a stainless steel bracelet or a leather strap. However, there are many more ways to wear your Speedmaster in a cool way. From simple NATO straps to high-end alligator straps or even using a NASA-like velcro strap.

What kind of strap does a Speedmaster pro 57 use?

This strap (reference 98000195) is also issued with the chocolate brown Speedmaster Professional ( ref. 311. but can also be ordered as a spare strap of course. Below shown on the Speedmaster Pro ’57 ‘Broad Arrow’ replica ref. 3594.50.

Where can I buy a Speedmaster strap in Paris?

ABP or Atelier du Bracelet Parisien is a small workshop in the centre of Paris where you can order your custom made strap. You can choose from dozens of skin types, colors and structures. They also have a standard stock of straps that you can either buy in the shop or on-line.

Do you need a space suit for a Speedmaster?

If you want to wear your Speedmaster Professional like it should be worn, you will need a space suit. If you have one, you need this long velcro strap to put your Speedmaster on. This long velcro strap with NASA product number also comes from the Straps By Fleur shop and available in several colors.