1. Mac Guy's Avatar
    What band do you prefer of the dressier bands?
    For me it's the Black Nylon Woven band for semi-dressy, and the Classic Leather Band or the Black Milanese band for dressy.
    11-23-2016 04:15 AM
  2. rangerdeyo's Avatar
    I highly recommend https://www.clockworksynergy.com/ I have two of their NATO bands and one of the leather bands. Plus one more of each on the way after their Black Friday Sale (everything including sale items are still 25% off).

    The leather band is my go to during the work week. I also have four Apple bands. Two sport, one nylon and the Milanese. I keep a sport band in my desk drawer at my office in case I run at lunch.
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    12-01-2016 04:05 PM
  3. Mac Guy's Avatar
    Monoware is having a sale on their bands, cheaper than at Amazon. I just ordered a basic leather band similar to that in rangerdeyo's pic, and an OD nylon band in NATO style with black hardware. They were $39 and $29 respectively, plus about $9 for tax and First Class shipping.

    They haven't shipped yet.
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    12-02-2016 04:00 AM
  4. Mac Guy's Avatar
    Best third party bands for Apple Watch-nike-k-o-band-1.jpg
    This just in... My otomake Nike Knock Off.


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    Nike K-O on my AWSG Sport

    I'm happy with the quality and price ($16ish). It's well made and nice looking, but handling it, a Watch owner would know it's not an Apple band. I like it enough to have ordered a Black/Cool Gray band as well. I like the Gray/Green but it needs a Silver Al or Sport, and I don't have one. A Nike+ is not off table.

    I've got two more third-party bands on the way, and I hope they're as nice as this one.

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...mUvbUpU2862146
    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...mUvbUpU2862146
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    12-06-2016 05:54 PM
  5. jmerrey's Avatar
    I just ordered a Clockwork Synergy "Light Brown Worn Leather Bands", as well as a "Natural Horween Chromexcel" strap from E3 Supply Co. I'll post pics of both when they arrive.
    12-10-2016 11:38 AM
  6. rangerdeyo's Avatar
    Just got my new Vintage Blue Leather Strap from Clockwork Synergy. The brushed hardware matches perfectly with my watch.
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    12-12-2016 03:47 PM
  7. afctee's Avatar
    Just ordered this, from Clockwork Synergy:

    Black & Orange Smooth Perforated Rally Bands for Apple Watch®× 1
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    12-13-2016 05:40 PM
  8. rangerdeyo's Avatar
    Post a pic when you get it. The Rally bands intrigue me.
    12-15-2016 10:05 AM
  9. Mac Guy's Avatar
    Black & Orange Smooth Perforated Rally Bands for Apple Watch®× 1
    Looks like I might be needed that watchband case after all.
    12-15-2016 11:15 AM
  10. rangerdeyo's Avatar
    Looks like I might be needed that watchband case after all.
    I use one of the boxes I got from Clockwork Synergy to store my bands.
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    12-15-2016 11:25 AM
  11. afctee's Avatar
    Email received today, Black & Orange Smooth Perforated Rally Bands for Apple Watch®× 1 is on its way. I should have it Saturday!
    Yeah, there's that...
    12-15-2016 12:23 PM
  12. Spencerdl's Avatar
    Email received today, Black & Orange Smooth Perforated Rally Bands for Apple Watch× 1 is on its way. I should have it Saturday!
    Yeah, there's that...
    KOOL ...I would like to see a photo once you have it.
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    12-16-2016 11:26 AM
  13. RECON1's Avatar
    Been trying out a Nike band. Found it on Amazon.
    12-16-2016 11:45 AM
  14. Spencerdl's Avatar
    Been trying out a Nike band. Found it on Amazon. http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/2016...13ec9fc9cf.jpg
    Very NICE ...Link?
    12-16-2016 11:46 AM
  15. RECON1's Avatar
    Very NICE ...Link?
    Hurr ya go

    Apple Watch Sport Band, Lamshaw Soft Silicone Sport Replacement Strap for Apple iWatch / New Apple iWatch Series 2 / Apple Watch Series 1 / Nike Sport Band. (Nike+_42mm Black+White) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01M2ZV4OU...mUvbUpU2866624
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    12-16-2016 11:48 AM
  16. rangerdeyo's Avatar
    Why I bought a series 2....
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    Running in the rain
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    12-16-2016 11:57 AM
  17. Spencerdl's Avatar
    Hurr ya go

    Apple Watch Sport Band, Lamshaw Soft Silicone Sport Replacement Strap for Apple iWatch / New Apple iWatch Series 2 / Apple Watch Series 1 / Nike Sport Band. (Nike+_42mm Black+White) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01M2ZV4OU...mUvbUpU2866630
    Thank you Sir
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    12-16-2016 12:00 PM
  18. rangerdeyo's Avatar
    Why I bought a series 2....
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    Running in the rain
    Just realized I posted this in the wrong thread,
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    12-16-2016 01:13 PM
  19. jmerrey's Avatar
    I just ordered a Clockwork Synergy "Light Brown Worn Leather Bands", as well as a "Natural Horween Chromexcel" strap from E3 Supply Co. I'll post pics of both when they arrive.
    E3 Bands came in; bottom is the Natural Shell Cordovan, top is the Brown Chromexcel. Pictures don't do either justice. Beautiful bands.
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    12-16-2016 01:25 PM
  20. afctee's Avatar
    Clockwork Synergy Apple Watch Series 2, Stainless Steel Space Black watch band...

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    12-16-2016 04:51 PM
  21. rangerdeyo's Avatar
    Clockwork Synergy Apple Watch Series 2, Stainless Steel Space Black watch band...
    Don't forget the handy box for storing all your new fancy bands in.
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    12-16-2016 05:39 PM
  22. afctee's Avatar
    Good point, albeit, I have a fancy watch box (posting image shortly)

    Don't forget the handy box for storing all your new fancy bands in.
    12-16-2016 05:56 PM
  23. afctee's Avatar
    My watch box, compliments of my missus...

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    12-16-2016 05:58 PM
  24. rangerdeyo's Avatar
    My watch box, compliments of my missus...

    http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/2016...4d43168c70.jpg
    Very nice.
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    12-16-2016 07:51 PM
  25. Spencerdl's Avatar
    Clockwork Synergy Apple Watch Series 2, Stainless Steel Space Black watch band...

    http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/2016...2f2424646b.jpg
    Yes. I like that watch band. Nice...VERY NICE
    12-16-2016 09:29 PM
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