THIS is why I love WatchCrunch!!!

So, there are many, many, many wonderful people here on WatchCrunch:

  • @celinesimon if you want knowledge and insights from an industry professional
  • @Aurelian if you want to laugh your butt off from all the one-line zingers, where somehow he manages always to be the first post in every thread
  • @chronotriggered for every hilarious post in which he talks about how he’s losing his shirt over the most recent vintage acquisition, how he hates vintage watches, how he’s vowing never again to make this mistake…   and then 3 days later, @chronotriggered’s new post, in which he talks about how he’s losing his shirt over the most recent…
  • @Bessio and @Robcollects for nobly stepping up and making high bids on auction watches, and ensuring some of the poorest of the poor will have their poverty alleviated to some small extent
  • @PopitonaNATO for reminding the rest of us that we’re old and that the cold, bony hand of death is coming for the rest of us soon, meanwhile, at that point, he’ll probably be a freshman in college or something
  • There’s even this guy, @Max.  I have no idea what he does, but whatever, he’s here too

And there are many, many, many more wonderful folks here on this forum - too many to adequately praise.  

But, none of you are my favorite.  Nope.  Not a single one of you qualifies.  You all pale in comparison to the best person on this site.  And that person is @Jericho!  

“Why?  Why, oh dear lord, has this come to pass?” you might be asking yourself at this very moment.  “Why am I not Omeganut’s favorite?” you may be crying, as you gnash your teeth and rend your garments. 

Well, the answer is that, unlike you, @Jericho has made, for me, five custom straps for Omega-style deployant clasp!  FIVE!!!  And they are out of this world cool.

  • Strap #1 - Baby blue chicken foot leather!  This is my Liberace strap.  When I want to feel fabulous, this is what goes on my wrist!
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  • Strap #2 - Brown goat skin leather!  It’s soft and supple…  like…  soft and supple goat skin
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  • Strap #3 - Cognac chicken foot leather!  Notice how nicely the cognac strap matches with the golden hued GS logo and seconds hand???
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  • Strap #4 - Grayish olive goat skin leather!  It’s soft and supple…  like…  well, you already know.  And I think it matches nicely with the grayish dark hued titanium
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  • Strap #5 - Brown chicken foot leather!  Kinda offsets the muddy green of the SBGE257
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And, look!  In addition to all the straps, @jericho even included a hand-made leather watch pouch and a hand-made suede strap holder!  

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All this for a criminally low price relative to any other custom strap maker I’ve ever commissioned from.

Well, now, I hope we’ve all learned a valuable lesson here today.  In the future, if you wish to be Omeganut’s favorite forum member, you know what to do, yeah?  Chop-chop.  Get on it.

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i thought it was a crocodile leather at first. i didnt know there are watch strap using chicken foot leather 😂. is it also considered as exotic leather? great strap👍

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Damn, @Jericho  that is some fine work! I may have to commission some straps from you to match a few of my handbags 👜 

congrats @Omeganut on your new epic strap collection 👏 (and thank you for the shout out!)

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Side note, cognac chicken might be my fave 

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does he make Beaver tail strap? 

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I just want to say that I hate you all equally for aiding and abetting in this hobby cough, addiction, cough by reminding me how cool it is and showing me new pieces to hunt after. 

Just kidding. I love you all to bits. My wallet doesn't though. But that's okay. We'll just print more money.

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I'm going to cry! I was super hyped waiting to see the straps on the watches, and i am extatic to see them now! I have to say the #3 Grand Seiko is astonishing! I can't agree more, there's plenty of great people around, it's heart warming. I've been working lately to set up my new workshop on the street where I live, I'm planning to print the pictures of the watches and hang them on the walls to fill the room! 

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Can't always be first with @Unholy lurking around. That dude never sleeps.

Where is the macroeconomic analysis of chicken foot leather? Why didn't Frank Perdue figure out how to monetize that? (All good looking straps to be wasted on a non-photogenic wrist. You are either born with it, or not.)

Don't forget @Deeperblue for being a conversation starter and @MrBloke , @SimplyVintageWatches , @Scaramanga , and @WatchYourIntruder for actually knowing something about watches.

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Killer GS line up you've got there 💪

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Must have gone through a lot of chickens. They make my straps out of the endangered Nauga for their hydes. Seriously nice custom work though.

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does he make Beaver tail strap? 

Never worked with that but something I can try!

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great post 👌

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Awesome! Great looking straps and watches. Excellent presentation. 🎯

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Does the chicken foot leather double as jerky in an emergency?

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Unholy

i thought it was a crocodile leather at first. i didnt know there are watch strap using chicken foot leather 😂. is it also considered as exotic leather? great strap👍

The chicken foot leather straps tend to be stiffer and thicker.  They're great for thick watches, like GS GMTs!

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celinesimon

Damn, @Jericho  that is some fine work! I may have to commission some straps from you to match a few of my handbags 👜 

congrats @Omeganut on your new epic strap collection 👏 (and thank you for the shout out!)

I want you to interview Nicolas Cage about his watch collection.  That would be the ultimate article!

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