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How to cut a nylon NATO watch strap?

How to cut a nylon NATO watch strap?

The process of cutting a nylon NATO watch band is quite simple. You just have to follow the steps bellow and be careful not to burn your fingers.

You will need a pair of scissors, two coins (preferably round) and a lighter.

Armilla Watch Bands How to cut a nylon nato watch strap

Step 1: Choose the place you want to cut the strap and hold it firmly between the coins.

How to cut a nylon NATO watch strap

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What is vegetable tanned leather?

What is vegetable tanned leather?

'Vegetable tanned' refers to the tanning process of the leather. It is the oldest method of tanning leather. It's called "vegetable" because of the natural materials used in the tanning process such as tree bark, olive leaves, rhubarb roots etc.


What is full grain leather?

What is full grain leather?

Full grain leather is made of the outermost layer of skin which comprises the most closely packed fibers. It can be made from a various number of animals. The most common skin used to make full grain leather is cattle skin. Simply put, full grain is the highest grade of leather.

Leather grades:

  1. Full grain
  2. Top Grain
  3. Split grain
  4. Genuine leather
  5. Bonded leather


What makes a great leather watch strap?

What makes a great leather watch strap?

From the beginning, people have been fascinated with the notion of time, but being able to carefully measure it has not always been something to take for granted. Wristwatches have been around since the beginning of the 19th century, yet we only started using them as instruments, or tool watches as we name them today, at the beginning of the 20th century. Cartier Santos is a great example. Made by Louis Cartier in 1904 for his friend, the Brazilian aviator Alberto Santos-Dumont, the Santos is the first purpose-built wristwatch in the world, according to Cartier. However, this may not...


What makes a great NATO watch strap?

What makes a great NATO watch strap?

While taste regarding the style of a NATO watch strap, the colours or hardware finish is subjective, there are a few general things that make for a great NATO watch band.

 Armilla G10 NATO Watch Strap Blue 18, 20, 22 and 24mm

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 Although the concept of a G10 NATO watch strap was still interesting, I...