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Old 03-31-08, 01:10 AM   #1
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Garmin HRM elastic strap

Anybody have any ideas on rigging up a replacement strat for the HRM on a garmin forerunner HRM? I bought one without an elastic strap, and dont want to spend 10 bucks to buy a replacement. Was thinking of tying shoe laces to it, but im dreading the chaff.

The polar ones are a buck at sport chalet, but they are backwards... ugh. anyone have a spare laying around?
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Anybody have any ideas on rigging up a replacement strat for the HRM on a garmin forerunner HRM? I bought one without an elastic strap, and dont want to spend 10 bucks to buy a replacement. Was thinking of tying shoe laces to it, but im dreading the chaff.

The polar ones are a buck at sport chalet, but they are backwards... ugh. anyone have a spare laying around?
10.00 for the proper strap will seem a bargain after several miles with a poorly fitting strap. Aside from that if you try to "rig something up" you will probably spend half that amount on supplies anyway.
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My wife sews her own clothing and for others. I would visit a local fabric store and see if they have elastic in the width you need. It sells by the foot or yard. Then have someone with even a little sewing skill attach it to the fittings on your old strap and stitch the ends so they will not come loose easily.
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Anybody have any ideas on rigging up a replacement strat for the HRM on a garmin forerunner HRM? I bought one without an elastic strap, and dont want to spend 10 bucks to buy a replacement. Was thinking of tying shoe laces to it, but im dreading the chaff.

The polar ones are a buck at sport chalet, but they are backwards... ugh. anyone have a spare laying around?


I say spend the $10. Although the tape might save you some money on chest waxing.
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hahaa. i actually thought about that, but i decided against it since i'd like to keep my nipples around. I think I'm just going to use the polar one for now, and if it gets too nasty, I'll spend the 15 bucks for a new one. Thanks for the advice.
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My duct tape advice deserves no thanks. Good luck.
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