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Re: Anybody into watches?

Postby adnj » June 13th, 2019, 6:54 am

LordBrandon wrote:Anyone have watch toolkit for sale, or know where sells? Mainly interested in the band link removal tool. Getting fed up of having to go remove links at shops...
Jomashop.com has a complete toolkit for less than US$10.

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Re: Anybody into watches?

Postby eliteauto » June 13th, 2019, 9:01 am

Seiko SKX175
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Re: Anybody into watches?

Postby De Dragon » June 13th, 2019, 12:52 pm

eliteauto wrote:Seiko SKX175FB_IMG_1560430825907.jpeg

Nice. Stainless?

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Re: Anybody into watches?

Postby a1dookie » June 13th, 2019, 5:22 pm

Looking for something again.
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Re: Anybody into watches?

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Re: Anybody into watches?

Postby death365 » June 15th, 2019, 5:22 pm

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Timex weekender Chrono... I buy what I see an like not necessarily brand

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Re: Anybody into watches?

Postby adnj » June 15th, 2019, 9:40 pm

There is a huge following for Timex watches, particularly in styles like the pilot's chronograph that you have.

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Re: Anybody into watches?

Postby aidan » July 10th, 2019, 3:02 pm

Got a watch box in brand source today, decent quality for the price. This is my small collection
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Re: Anybody into watches?

Postby Dizzy28 » July 10th, 2019, 3:06 pm

Nice!!
What is the price of the watch box?

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Re: Anybody into watches?

Postby aidan » July 10th, 2019, 3:27 pm

$129 for this one
Dizzy28 wrote:Nice!!
What is the price of the watch box?

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Re: Anybody into watches?

Postby Duane 3NE 2NR » August 2nd, 2019, 8:27 pm

Zenith Defy El Primero 21

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Re: Anybody into watches?

Postby khandman » August 3rd, 2019, 5:50 am

Want to get something rugged but don’t how common regular g shocks are. Thinking about a g steel. Thoughts? Pic not attaching.

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Re: Anybody into watches?

Postby khandman » August 3rd, 2019, 5:53 am

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this or something similar. Rugged but not too common looking.

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Re: Anybody into watches?

Postby adnj » August 3rd, 2019, 10:46 am

khandman wrote:Want to get something rugged but don’t how common regular g shocks are. Thinking about a g steel. Thoughts? Pic not attaching.
The G-Steels tend to show scratches more readily than the resin case G-Shocks.

If you have the budget, you can look at the carbon fiber Casio watches like the Mudmaster Carbon.

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Re: Anybody into watches?

Postby Xineysh » September 18th, 2019, 6:46 am

Anyone use a Citizen bm8180 03e https://watchestalk.com/citizen-bm8180-03e-review/ watch?

Been thinking about getting a new watch for a while, and a Citizen model has caught my eye.

Just wondering about reliability and timekeeping.
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Re: Anybody into watches?

Postby maj. tom » September 18th, 2019, 7:47 am

Yes I have a Japan Movement perpetual calendar Eco-Drive with a sapphire crystal face. A full charge in the direct sunlight for about 12 hours total lasts about two years. Only 30 seconds off in 12 months. I calibrate the minute hand once a year synced with the NIST clock. Very accurate and reliable. Only set the date once since it's a perpetual calendar. Complicated little instrument, so read the manual for proper care and usage instructions of course.

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Re: Anybody into watches?

Postby adnj » September 18th, 2019, 9:06 am

Xineysh wrote:Anyone use a Citizen EcoDrive watch?

Been thinking about getting a new watch for a while, and a Citizen model has caught my eye.

Just wondering about reliability and timekeeping.


I have owned many Eco-Drives over the years and still have about a dozen today. I had one minor problem with the movement of one of the earliest models many years ago but that was taken care of by Citizen. They are great to have if you don't want to set the time after two days with a mechanical or worry about batteries with a standard quartz.

The movements made today seem to be much better with respect to charging and accuracy. The batteries would last 10 to 20 years and now last more than 20 years.

I seldom have more than a few seconds of drift per month. The atomic models sync in Trinidad but you will need excellent conditions for it to work.

I have an Eco-Drive titanium chronograph posted for sale here on the forum if you are interested.

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Re: Anybody into watches?

Postby LordBrandon » September 20th, 2019, 8:59 pm

eliteauto wrote:Seiko SKX175
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Yuh know how long I trying to find that Porsche on the left. Thing damn elusive, finding the one on the right all over :/

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Re: Anybody into watches?

Postby Kani » September 23rd, 2019, 6:37 am

Do these last like the other seiko's? How do they compare to the SKX's, turtles, samuaria's? I just order a seiko 5 baby ice monster I guess you could call it. They sure look good enough. About all of the 5's https://watchestalk.com/seiko5-snkl23-review/ looks great.
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Re: Anybody into watches?

Postby Duane 3NE 2NR » September 23rd, 2019, 2:52 pm

Apple Watch Series 5


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