First Seiko Dive Strap - ZLM01 Waffle

First Seiko Dive Strap - ZLM01 Waffle

Postby koimaster » January 15th 2018, 10:58am

The ZLM01 a.k.a. “waffle” was Seiko’s first in house designed dedicated divers strap. The strap earned the nickname of “waffle” due to the distinctive waffle iron square spiked pattern. Prior to this strap Seiko had released the 62MAS (6217-8000/1) diver but this watch was supplied on a Tropic strap. For more information on the 62MAS Tropic strap take a look at the article HERE.

The ZLM01 was first introduced with the 6215-7000 diver in 1967. This is first shown in the Seiko Sales June 1967 issue. The watch was supplied with the ZLM01 for the duration of its production run.


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Re: First Seiko Dive Strap - ZLM01 Waffle

Postby catnap » January 15th 2018, 12:02pm

I’ve given the waffle some thought lately, I’d like to see how one looks on that padi.
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Re: First Seiko Dive Strap - ZLM01 Waffle

Postby bedlam » January 15th 2018, 10:10pm

Once you shape it (place curved at the bottom of a coffee mug then fill with hot water and leave to cool) the Waffle is a great dive strap.

The new Seiko dive strap (comes on Prospex dive watches - $45 bought separately) is a step up though. Soft rubber and and really nice signed clasp and metal keeper. Its as good a dive strap as I have used.
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Re: First Seiko Dive Strap - ZLM01 Waffle

Postby catnap » January 16th 2018, 5:34am

Cheers Carl
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