In there I said: “Leather straps with the metal clasp at the end are a DISASTER. They will SCRATCH your expensive watch“.
Now, I see that Garmin is using metal clasps on the nylon bands. Yikes.
I have not had a Garmin strap with metal clasps. It is possible that they have better clearance and that the metal does not touch the body. I definitely would check on this before getting a nylon strap. You would hate to scratch a $900 watch.
I am also ‘amused’ (actually NOT) about Garmin’s $100 price for their nylon straps. WOW. Yes, I know the leather costs as much — and I justified that. But, isn’t there a difference between leather and nylon?
I am a Garmin (GRMN) shareholder and have been for a few years. So, I should, in theory, be happy. But, I am not. Just looks like Garmin is losing the plot. What do YOU think.
But, just check on those metal clasps. It could be an issue.