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Re: Post your watch!
« Reply #200 on: Mon, 09 March 2015, 05:38:01 »
My Orange Stargate on leather. Diver's watch on leather? Why not :D

PS, I love orange. The black chrome markers are made of win.

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« Reply #202 on: Thu, 02 April 2015, 21:08:45 »
Gonna get into the watch hobby. Got a Rodina ST17 and a modded Invicta 8926 coming. Will post pics when they arrive.

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« Reply #203 on: Sun, 05 April 2015, 05:10:04 »
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Re: Post your watch!
« Reply #204 on: Mon, 06 April 2015, 06:47:33 »
Gonna get into the watch hobby. Got a Rodina ST17 and a modded Invicta 8926 coming. Will post pics when they arrive.


That's a terrible decision for your wallet.
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Re: Post your watch!
« Reply #205 on: Mon, 06 April 2015, 09:16:23 »
Gonna get into the watch hobby. Got a Rodina ST17 and a modded Invicta 8926 coming. Will post pics when they arrive.


That's a terrible decision for your wallet.
Starting to regret it already, its highly addictive.

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Re: Post your watch!
« Reply #206 on: Mon, 06 April 2015, 09:50:58 »
Ya... Just buy something you want and run far far away.

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Re: Post your watch!
« Reply #207 on: Mon, 06 April 2015, 14:45:20 »


Currently own (mainly wear the pebble)
left: dad's watch when he was in the navy circa 1980s
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« Reply #208 on: Sat, 11 April 2015, 02:23:01 »
New potato, so a random shot of the watch that was on the wrist.

Edit: forum software didn't autorotate so I used lossless rotation. So almost out of camera quarity.
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« Reply #209 on: Sat, 11 April 2015, 02:31:44 »
Boredom + camera :(


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« Reply #210 on: Sat, 11 April 2015, 10:36:33 »
^Luminor is the only Panerai I would buy. Great looking watch there :D

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« Reply #211 on: Sun, 19 April 2015, 19:01:45 »
I got a watch and it works really well.  I like it.  I've had this one for about 6 or 7 years I don't know.  I remember taking it to Wal-Mart the first time and the lady couldn't remove the battery cover.  Oh well, I went to the jeweler from then on.  What do I know?
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« Reply #212 on: Sun, 19 April 2015, 19:31:26 »
Having fun with a magnifying glass....
Pretty neat effect.
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« Reply #213 on: Sun, 19 April 2015, 19:34:17 »
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« Reply #214 on: Wed, 22 April 2015, 08:53:45 »
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« Reply #215 on: Wed, 22 April 2015, 09:11:15 »


Now i see the date is wrong, changed it ^^

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« Reply #216 on: Wed, 22 April 2015, 16:43:15 »
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Re: Post your watch!
« Reply #220 on: Fri, 24 April 2015, 00:18:15 »
Nice eye there, you were able to spot the watch! :thumb:

Maybe we should ask a mod to move the post to "post your boobs thread" :)

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« Reply #221 on: Sun, 26 April 2015, 00:47:05 »
Nice eye there, you were able to spot the watch! :thumb:

Maybe we should ask a mod to move the post to "post your boobs thread" :)

We have that thread? :eek:
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Re: Post your watch!
« Reply #222 on: Mon, 27 April 2015, 01:44:02 »


My Nixon El Dorado, got it in 2004 as a present to myself for finishing 3rd year engineering.  On the 4th battery now, but for $250cdn it's still the longest lasting per dollar watch I've ever had.
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Re: Post your watch!
« Reply #223 on: Wed, 27 May 2015, 09:26:36 »
New watch day ;D
Can't see in the picture but this is a MIJ one  :thumb:

+lubly deep blue sunburst dial.
+Love the polished hands and markers.
+Polished ring between the crystal and bezel looks awesome (even if it makes a dial looks a bit small).
+Domed crystal
+Hardlex covered bezel insert (120click unidirectional bezel).
+brushed rehaut
+homage of Blancpain Fifty Fathom, but not a blantant copy.

-Diver "look" watch
-folded endlink
-lume of the hour markers are so small that it may as well not be there.
-I.hate.Seiko.5.badges.

~Push pull crown. uh ya. diver LOOK. I do prefer push pull crown on non-divers though.
~Wish there was a real ISO diver version.
~Day date. Would prefer just date or nothing at all.
~It is summer so I'll probably keep this on the bracelet for now. This will probably look too small on the wrist with leathers though.


Edit: extra potato pix. As usual, didn't clean the watch ;o
Edit2: Currently running about +2SPD
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Re: Post your watch!
« Reply #224 on: Wed, 27 May 2015, 09:32:14 »


Nice eye there, you were able to spot the watch! :thumb:

Maybe we should ask a mod to move the post to "post your boobs thread" :)

We have that thread? :eek:

We should have that thread. For... Uh, breast cancer awareness.
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Re: Post your watch!
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« Reply #226 on: Thu, 28 May 2015, 03:37:41 »
Boredom + camera :(

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I like that watch alot.
Though I came to a realisation, I have 3-4 watches and one nice watch and I barely ever wear them... I managed to get into a routine a few years ago of grabbing my watch like I would my wallet and a week or so of leaving my watch at my SO's house and that routine has gone and I'm struggling to get back into it...

...I like watches but idk

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Re: Post your watch!
« Reply #227 on: Wed, 03 June 2015, 16:20:10 »
Hey, I'm thinking of getting one of these Maratac's they've had on massdrop.  I like the Pilot Mid.  What do you guys think?  I want mechanical (Japanese movement or better), not TOO big, Sapphire front and clear back.  $250-$350.  Are there better options out there?
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Re: Post your watch!
« Reply #228 on: Thu, 04 June 2015, 02:42:03 »
Hey, I'm thinking of getting one of these Maratac's they've had on massdrop.  I like the Pilot Mid.  What do you guys think?  I want mechanical (Japanese movement or better), not TOO big, Sapphire front and clear back.  $250-$350.  Are there better options out there?

My wife just got me an Orient watch for my B-day 2 days ago, have you checked them out? It was the only 1 of 2 companies watches that are still made in Japan but the other was Seiko which cases are produced in China (at least at the store she got it from)
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« Reply #229 on: Thu, 04 June 2015, 04:10:29 »
Wife bought me this on my B-Day. I ****in love it.


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« Reply #230 on: Thu, 04 June 2015, 04:18:54 »

I really need to get a newer and nicer one. That's easy to say, but hard to do with all I've been spending on key sets this month

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Re: Post your watch!
« Reply #231 on: Thu, 04 June 2015, 08:09:00 »

Hey, I'm thinking of getting one of these Maratac's they've had on massdrop.  I like the Pilot Mid.  What do you guys think?  I want mechanical (Japanese movement or better), not TOO big, Sapphire front and clear back.  $250-$350.  Are there better options out there?

My wife just got me an Orient watch for my B-day 2 days ago, have you checked them out? It was the only 1 of 2 companies watches that are still made in Japan but the other was Seiko which cases are produced in China (at least at the store she got it from)

Ok I'll check them out. Thanks!
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Re: Post your watch!
« Reply #232 on: Thu, 04 June 2015, 08:09:46 »
Wife bought me this on my B-Day. I ****in love it.

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That's a beautiful watch

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« Reply #233 on: Thu, 04 June 2015, 21:06:55 »
Wife bought me this on my B-Day. I ****in love it.

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Jesus. That is really really nice. The blue glass is so cool.
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« Reply #234 on: Thu, 04 June 2015, 21:11:36 »
Wife bought me this on my B-Day. I ****in love it.

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Jesus. That is really really nice. The blue glass is so cool.

Thanks! i'm like totally in love with it but kinda scared because i've been so used to smashing using g-shocks that i'm not sure if i'm abusive to my watches or not lol

There's green and yellow glass available on other models too. Not that i really care but it would have been nice if they matched the green on the watch and used the green bottom glass as well.
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« Reply #235 on: Thu, 04 June 2015, 21:29:34 »
I was so scared with my Tissot as well. When I scratched the body, I almost cried. I was so disappointed at myself. The strap is taking a beating as well, so I might have to stop wearing it other than on special occasions :(
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Re: Post your watch!
« Reply #236 on: Thu, 04 June 2015, 21:41:54 »
So, I'm more or less decided on the Techne Goshawk. Google and comment on my decision please.
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« Reply #237 on: Thu, 04 June 2015, 21:46:37 »
So, I'm more or less decided on the Techne Goshawk. Google and comment on my decision please.

I like it. What colour combination you going to get?
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« Reply #238 on: Thu, 04 June 2015, 21:53:12 »
So, I'm more or less decided on the Techne Goshawk. Google and comment on my decision please.

Mighty fine watch, unfortunately i don't keep myself updated on watches but it looks like a good purchase man.
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« Reply #239 on: Thu, 04 June 2015, 22:10:00 »

So, I'm more or less decided on the Techne Goshawk. Google and comment on my decision please.

I like it. What colour combination you going to get?

I found a good deal on the black on black, and a honey-brown Horween strap for it. So in the end I will have the light brown strap on black body. I think it looks classy, but my wife liked the silver a bit better (of course it was over $100 more).
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« Reply #240 on: Thu, 04 June 2015, 22:10:52 »

So, I'm more or less decided on the Techne Goshawk. Google and comment on my decision please.

Mighty fine watch, unfortunately i don't keep myself updated on watches but it looks like a good purchase man.

Thanks bro. I bet some of these are nice and cheap in Japan!
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« Reply #241 on: Fri, 05 June 2015, 21:01:06 »
Old pic from Old GH Watch Thread.


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« Reply #242 on: Fri, 05 June 2015, 21:05:03 »
Looks good!

Don't know what looks more expensive. The clacks in the picture.... Or the watch....

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« Reply #243 on: Fri, 05 June 2015, 21:06:25 »
Looks good!

Don't know what looks more expensive. The clacks in the picture.... Or the watch....

haha - I miss those clacks :: sadster ::

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« Reply #244 on: Fri, 05 June 2015, 21:13:10 »
Looks good!

Don't know what looks more expensive. The clacks in the picture.... Or the watch....

haha - I miss those clacks :: sadster ::

Lol so true,
might wanna service the watch, some polishing would definitely make it looks new
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« Reply #245 on: Sat, 06 June 2015, 04:14:56 »
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« Reply #246 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 08:00:45 »
Wife bought me this on my B-Day. I ****in love it.

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I love the Orient Disk. I have a SS rainbow marker version somewhere... Yes, I just admitted that I have a rainbow watch :eek:

Anyhow, dressy Orients always make me instantly want to hit the buy now button. Here is one (Orient Millennium). I'll post other ones when I get around to it... whenever that is. :p



Edit: Just noticed it has been about 3 months since I got my Precisionist. Accuracy update: Running just over 1second faster than time.is. Summer is here so it should slow down a bit. I'll check back in another 3 months.
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« Reply #247 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 08:32:13 »
Wife bought me this on my B-Day. I ****in love it.

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I love the Orient Disk. I have a SS rainbow marker version somewhere... Yes, I just admitted that I have a rainbow watch :eek:

Anyhow, dressy Orients always make me instantly want to hit the buy now button. Here is one (Orient Millennium). I'll post other ones when I get around to it... whenever that is. :p



Edit: Just noticed it has been about 3 months since I got my Precisionist. Accuracy update: Running just over 1second faster than time.is. Summer is here so it should slow down a bit. I'll check back in another 3 months.

Nice.  Does it use their own movement?  Any comments on their in-house vs. Miyota vs. Swiss?

I've heard rumors of Orient's black coating being significantly less durable.  Have either of you seen that happen?
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« Reply #248 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 08:53:54 »
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« Reply #249 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 09:45:12 »
Foreword: I don't follow the hype of in-house movements. Some of the most prestigious brands uses ebauchs from other companies.

Orients use in-house movement. AFAIAA, the base Orient movement design of all Orient auto movements are based on a Seiko movement (this was before Seiko became the owner of Orient). Orients are generally much better regulated out of the factory than most Seikos. The worst of my inexpensive Orients runs -6seconds a day. My more refined Orients runs better than that. I can usually keep them running for a month and be less than a second off just by setting it down dial up or crown up. Orient winding rotor is a bit clunky, but they seem to be more efficient at winding than the Seiko rotors. One thing I really don't like about Orient movements is the day change button. Uh. Just UH. Other than that, I love my Orients. I think they're easily the best bang for the buck in the watch world (too bad their low end "diver's" are not ISO divers).

I am not a big fan of Myota auto movements. Even their mid range auto movements are a bit clunky and only have single direction winding. Don't get me started on the date change. It is really grindy. The Myota movements in my Citizens are better regulated than my lower end Seikos (7S, 4R). I only own a few Myota powered watches (other than my analog Casios) so my experience is limited.

ETA movements are good work horse movements. They're a bit more refined than the Japanese counterparts, but they're also more complicated. There are a lot of really fine Swiss movements. You should probably go to watch snob sites and get more details on them if that tickles your fancy.

In regards to the PVD coating... well, Orient and Seiko share many technologies. I don't see much difference in durability compared to my Seikos. Most of mine have held up fine except my baby monster's bracelet, which has a chip in the coating on the clasp. TiCN coating is pretty tough IME. I've hit my PVD BFK hard on the bezel, and all it got was a dinged bezel. Coating is still there.