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Old 07-08-2015, 05:42 AM
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Looking for some thoughts for a good pair of eyeglass straps. Floating would be great. Got some new specs and no desire to have these jokers fall off and lose them in the drink. At $900 for the pair, a good strap is cheap insurance should they fall off while leaning over the side. I've tried some generic straps but not so great and straps were loose,they were really made for a thicker sunglass frame.

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Old 07-08-2015, 05:46 AM
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Im looking for straps for my Ray Bans as well.
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Old 07-08-2015, 06:58 AM
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Depending on the style of earpiece, I would suggest looking at the croakies line of eyeglass straps. I have several pair and they work great.
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Old 07-08-2015, 01:01 PM
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Croakies are nice but I'm cheap, I use the $2 surgical tubing style from Wally World. It came with a float but I took it off after a day, it bugged me and there's no way my glasses would fall off. When the ends start to fray I just snip off 1/2 an inch and they're good as new.
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Old 07-08-2015, 01:18 PM
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i like cablz :
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hardly know you're wearing them.

the floatie ones I've seen are pretty bulky...not sure i'd wear them everywhere / all-day...maybe just on the boat?

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Old 07-08-2015, 08:28 PM
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I hate croakies. I use a piece of 60 lb or so braid, threaded thru a cork (bobber, whatever) and tied with uni knots around the ear pieces. Float makes the float if they go overboard. The float isn't heavy, and the braid isn't noticeable. And costs about a buck at most.
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Old 07-09-2015, 04:36 AM
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I'm also a cablz fan
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Old 07-09-2015, 05:09 AM
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Originally Posted by hjorgan View Post
I hate croakies. I use a piece of 60 lb or so braid, threaded thru a cork (bobber, whatever) and tied with uni knots around the ear pieces. Float makes the float if they go overboard. The float isn't heavy, and the braid isn't noticeable. And costs about a buck at most.
ha! are you a mate? i think the mate on just about every charter i've been on in the last 10 years or so uses the cork bobber and leader line. i've seen a few that even drill holes in the ends of the ear pieces and attach the leader line with snap swivels.

not sure i'd use braid...stuff is like razor wire!
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Old 07-09-2015, 05:20 AM
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We carry these:
http://www.thehulltruth.com/fishing-...ss-straps.html
They are very nice and pretty reasonable $.
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Old 07-09-2015, 05:50 AM
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Ive been selling cords for 40 years. The best sellers are the Cablyz and the cat straps I personal don't like the old school neoprene crokies but they do make a nice copy of the cat strap.
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Old 07-09-2015, 06:25 AM
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I'd stay away from Chums, I'm on my third pair in less than 3 months. The rubber that goes over the glasses has failed twice. To Chum's credit, they have replaced twice.
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