Casios on leather

I like digital watches, but I have issues with the straps they come with, be it hairpulling bracelets or these rubbery contraptions that eventually will fall apart. I usually try to put my watches on leather. Case in point are my Casios, and as I have just acquired an auction joblot of 5 used Casios I wonder for which of those it will be worth to try a re-strap - which is the motivation for this post.

Generally, this can be hit and miss. In the picture you see, from left to right, a DB360 and a B640W on (Ali) straps that were meant to be used for an AE1200, and an EFD103, where a previous owner went creative to force a Hirsch strap onto this thing. I'd consider the first two a hit, and the third a "don't try this at home" miss, as the fitting looks a bit precarious from the back - maybe something for the skilled leather crafters among us.

Please share your hits and misses of putting your Casios on leather.

In particular, my newly acquired models are an AE1000, a A164W, a W-59, a W-210 and a W-96h. I am pretty certain I can throw those AE1200 straps also on the A164W (and probably the AE1000), less sure what the W-59 would require, but the W-96H and the W-210 look as if I'd be stuck with the original strap for better or worse. But, perhaps you managed to free these from their rubbery shackles?

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They look great! I never considered putting them on leather.

Love love love Casios on a nice leather strap! I鈥檝e got two:

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Couple other leather straps on my Casio! Can鈥檛 decide which leather strap looks best!

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I've only done this to one Casio, the DB-510, because the original bracelet went missing (or was used for another watch). It's not real leather.

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As a rule, I don't use leather straps because although I eat meat (as do my cats), I draw the line at wearing the skins my food came in.