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So, I'm looking to replace the black strap on my Airboss Mach 6 (24785) with the SS bracelet. I've got to use the Mach 4 bracelet part #001146.

I've looked everywhere I know to look. Victorinox discontinued it and is unconcerned with helping me source one (new or pre-owned).

I've not found another manufacturer who makes a decent looking replacement...

Good read about the fit with a Mach 4 bracelet #001146

Anyone have and solve this problem? I know the watch isn't "new" by a longshot, but there's got to be some options out there somewhere...

Ebay has one but it's missing one of the end pieces :-/

Thanks for your thoughts.
 

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Hi Primaryw ! 馃檪Want to welcome you aboard,
and also thank you for being here. (y)

Holy cow, so this bracelet is not only beautiful,
and makes the watch look even more amazing,
but looks, and sounds hard to find right?! 馃槻

I was thinking add in a neat NATO, leather, or
other nice bracelet. Even a mesh. But if you
really like the original bracelet, maybe look to
discover a donor Airboss like the article said. 馃榾
It honestly sounds like a cool way to go.
 

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Thanks, @AtominTom!

This promises to be an interesting adventure, tracking a viable bracelet down... Victorinox is sadly unresponsive on social media I was said to learn.

Don't mention it. 馃檪

Yes, I mean finding any bracelet, or strap could work, but if you really
like the original bracelet, then searching out a donor looks like a great
option. (y) Then if that doesn't work out, we can always try to look for
something else down the road too for you.

Although it seems like you have already tried that route. 馃槈

Am going to wish you great luck in your adventure !
 

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I enlisted the help of a dealer in Miami. They're having a tough time finding one as well, but they're willing to help.
 

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I enlisted the help of a dealer in Miami. They're having a tough time finding one as well, but they're willing to help.
Well that is very nice of them Primaryw. 馃檪

It might take a while, but the more help the better right?! (y)(y)
 

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So, I'm looking to replace the black strap on my Airboss Mach 6 (24785) with the SS bracelet. I've got to use the Mach 4 bracelet part #001146.

I've looked everywhere I know to look. Victorinox discontinued it and is unconcerned with helping me source one (new or pre-owned).

I've not found another manufacturer who makes a decent looking replacement...

Good read about the fit with a Mach 4 bracelet #001146

Anyone have and solve this problem? I know the watch isn't "new" by a longshot, but there's got to be some options out there somewhere...

Ebay has one but it's missing one of the end pieces :-/

Thanks for your thoughts.
I would go for a straight ended bracelet, and just find something you like. I once wanted a bracelet for a Victorinox nite vision, and the genuine article would cost more than what I paid for the watch. Unfortunately it was integrated, so I stuck with a leather strap in the end.
 

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Update:

FINALLY got Victorinox on the phone. Apparently, while they may not have the full bracelet, the do have bracelet parts. So, I ordered two new end links for, get this, $10.95 total. They even come with the connecting bars. (Not sure what those are called)

And with the end link secured, I bought the one on Ebay with the missing end link!

I should have the full bracelet together and on the watch within 2 weeks!

I'm thrilled.

Side note: Jenya at King Jewlers (Florida, USA) was super helpful, even though she couldn't track down the full bracelet. I'd call her again if I needed something. Really, she was awesome.
 

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Now that is fantastic news Primaryw. 馃槈馃榾

Holy cow, and Victorinox actually called too ! 馃槸
That is really something. I mean an email would
have been nice enough, but a call really says
a lot about VSA. (y)(y)

Very cool with the help from that store in Florida
also by the way. ..Thanks so much for the update
on this !!!
 

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Now that is fantastic news Primaryw. 馃槈馃榾

Holy cow, and Victorinox actually called too ! 馃槸
That is really something. I mean an email would
have been nice enough, but a call really says
a lot about VSA. (y)(y)

Very cool with the help from that store in Florida
also by the way. ..Thanks so much for the update
on this !!!
Technically, I called Victorinox, but... Things are looking good!
 

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Technically, I called Victorinox, but... Things are looking good!
馃槈 That's still neat though Primaryw, and just the fact that they
called back is terrific. 馃榾 Yes, you are right, things are looking
good or great to be a little more accurate. ..Nice work !
 

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Nice Primaryw ! 馃槻馃槑

Man oh man, that worked out just perfectly when you
think about it. (y) .. I mean seriously, everything came
together just right ! Honestly can totally see why you
wanted the stainless steel bracelet on that beauty. 馃槈
It is spectacular looking, AND also looks like it is as
comfortable as it is cool !

A HUGE congratulations !!! ..I know you have been
looking forward to this day for a while now. Enjoy !
 
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