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This thread is about the appreciation of watches, as well as the micro-engineering and materials engineering that is required to make a fine watch.

Required viewing for newbies:

Strap guide:

Previous thread:

>> No.53832587
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So yay or nay?
I'm very into aviation. Always wanted to be a pilot but sadly I'm wasting my days away trying to get into pharm school.

>> No.53832589
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Time for bed.

>> No.53832614

Unless you're actually going to use that watch as intended, no.

>> No.53832630
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Why are you choosing this over a flieger? I've heard that historically pilots wouldn't use such a complicated looking watch. This style definitely has actually been used.

>> No.53832653

I'd like a chronograph and a date function at the very lesst since this is gonna be a daily wearer.

>> No.53832658
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Good night southerner

>> No.53832683

Pilot's chronograph with date from another brand with pilots chronograph heritage.

>> No.53832714
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>No tach
No thank you
This is my current daily

>> No.53832735

looks like shit bruh

>> No.53832760

Nice trash

>> No.53832780

What are the best cheap-ish flieger choices?

>> No.53832784
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>> No.53832785

Thx pupper.

>> No.53832798

>Not liking column wheels
Nice shit taste

>> No.53832809

Sleep tight

>> No.53832844

>muh chink column wheel
Into the trash it goes. The entire thing is shit. Movement, dial, case and crowns are from the reject bin.

>> No.53832851
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I dug up some old photos from when watchmakeranon fixed my watch. Here's what a proper decent quality quartz movement (Seiko 7546A) looks like, if anyone was curious. Bridge side disassembled.

>> No.53832856

I think you're just a homo dude

>> No.53832866

Care to back up your claims?

>> No.53832870
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Bridge side assembled. Note the oversized coil, my watch is a normal casual watch but this same movement was apparently also used in some divers, I guess the bigass coil gives enough power to drive big heavy diver hands.

>> No.53833256

It's a watch company that makes shitty copies of swiss watches. You knew that when you bought it.

>> No.53833288


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You can cut the crap, your boss isn't here Hans-Ueli.

>> No.53833447
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You missed the point, anon. He chose a shitty looking Rolex copy from a brand that makes shitty copies instead of something good.

>> No.53833461


>> No.53833598
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>> No.53833749

>same generic watches get posted every thread

>> No.53833756
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Where can I get a really bad looking fake Rolex to piss my snobbish family off with? They all have Rolexes and I've had some in the past when I was growing up but I think they're dumb and overrated.

>> No.53833856

Serious butthurt, anon.

>> No.53833890


I'm not butthurt. I have a trust fund from my grandparents and never need to work in my life. I can easily afford a real one but I want a bad fake to piss them off and "bring shame to the family".

>> No.53833904

How about you get a decent watch for your own enjoyment and stop being a fag?

>> No.53833933

You could get a bagelsport. I think that might be more amusing than just getting a fake.

>> No.53833996

Yeah, doesn't sound butthurt at all

>> No.53834087

then buy a fucking patek and out do them

>> No.53834384

Or better yet, get a seiko that's actually nicer than their rolexes. That'll really rustle their jimmies.

>> No.53835188
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>> No.53835575

you need to add "dressy as fuck" or something similar

>> No.53835718
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Amazon doesn't ship to my country. Where else can I order a watch from?

>> No.53835801

There are many options. And it's going to depend on which country you're actually in and what watch/brand you're trying to buy.

>> No.53835875

Middle east, Anne Klein

>> No.53835961
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You may find Anne Klein wherever dogshit is sold near you.

Nordstrom can probably ship what you want internationally though.

>> No.53836559

You know what, I'm gonna buy it when I get some cash
It's guaranteed to be better than whatever dogshit is out there for 200 bucks.

>> No.53836575

Get out kike

>> No.53836705

Could also consider an SKX

>> No.53836737


>> No.53836765

>Trash movement
>Basically a meme watch

>> No.53836833

Skx includes the skx013

>> No.53836858

That's like buying an ecoboost mustang
I really don't see why you guys hate this watch so much?

>> No.53836915
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>That's like buying an ecoboost mustang
>I really don't see why you guys hate this watch so much?

>> No.53836972

skx013 with handwinding would be a perfect diver.

>> No.53836975
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My father past away last week and I just found this watch. It says Japan Movt but isn't ticking, I assume it's battery is dead, how hard to change is it? Or should I take it to a jeweler?

>> No.53836994

quality shitpost

>> No.53837017
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Unfortunately not a shitpost, I'm just a fucking autist

>> No.53837039

Is that the quartz SNA? They also make mechanical ones. SRP617 and SRP355. 4R movements too, you get winding and hacking.

>> No.53837045
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already have a bunch of nato and trying to think of other strap options that would look good on this, have another one of these and an amphibia on the way

>> No.53837084

Apologies. I've never seen a quartz pocketwatch. Pull up the crown as far as it goes, the back might open up to show you the movement.

>> No.53837158
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Maybe the SRP779 is not such a good idea after all...

>> No.53837241
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Bought some denim today, decided to make a strap. Not sure how to get the end not to fray, but I think it turned out well. Probably gonna throw some glue on the end and let it dry hard. This is the only watch I have to show it off with, so shut the fuck up about non-bracelet/nylon/silicon on a diver.

>> No.53837256

what are some decent watches 100-200 that are 18mm? already have the absolute poorfag shit that goes on them

>> No.53837331

You put a layer of rubber/leather on the bottom, and fold it so the ends are tucked between the rubber/leather and the strap

>> No.53837374


I know that way, but it's pretty hard to fold it in on itself, especially when stitching by hand.

>> No.53837381

>quartz pocketwatch
>Japan movt
what the fuck? It would be pretty hilarious if that pocketwatch had a tiny little generic quartz movement wedged in there with an enormous spacer.

>> No.53837404
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You'd be surprised, pretty sure you can still find old Molnija quartz-powered pocket watches.

But his seems to be chink made.

We told you so.

Vostok Amphibian with a 420 case, or some Seiko 5.

>> No.53837449
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You're going to find 18mm on watches geared towards specifically feminine women. For sure Cartier has a lot, but it's going to be well over 200 bucks. Orient has some, maybe like a WI0141WD.

>> No.53837595

>That bezel alignment

>> No.53837646

Tisell if you want cheap - but not shit.
Parnis is you want cheap and don't care about it failing/falling apart.

>> No.53837667

>Wearing a fucking Nazi watch for hipster cred

>> No.53837722

i think he meant 18mm lug width watches

>> No.53837729


>> No.53837777
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Having this won't turn you into a pilot. In fact i'd get a flieger instead.
Or a Rolex GMT Master II like a real Pan Am pilot

>> No.53837803

What's wrong with going below budget?

Anyhow, get one of the Amphibian special models like the 120SE and 420SE off Meranoms website, or vintage pieces.

>> No.53837835

Should I flip it and get the SKX007/009 instead?

>> No.53837854

already have a 710 amphibia and another komandirskie on the way, don't want mire vostok. Budget is 100-200, don't want to go under unless it's 80-90 something

>> No.53837857

Why won't you fuckers just let me live out my dreams fuck

>> No.53837864
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i have been drooling over them
tell me what you think?

>> No.53837887
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i have been drooling over them
tell me what you think?

>> No.53837904
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i have been drooling over them
tell me what you think?

>> No.53837908

more like nightmares

>> No.53837926
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i have been drooling over them
tell me what you think?

>> No.53837956
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You could flip it for a SARB, and with the spare dosh you'd have half the funds needed for a SKX.

I still dont get why not go below 100. There isn't much else there but the Seiko 5 (models go from 50 to 80~) and the quality doesn't exactly drop

Otherwise go vintage.

>pic related

>> No.53837960

Meant lug width, don't want vostok or seiko 5 or any of the typical shit, trying to go for something 1-2 hundred that can be put on a NATO.

>> No.53837962

I swear if you faggots vindicate this faggy shit and not my pilot watch I'll be pissed.

>> No.53838002

vintage what? I am trying to go 18mm to share NATOs. I don't really understand why I would buy vintage watches sub 1,000 though if I am not going to service them, unless their quartz.

>> No.53838009

thanks for the replay...could you please in lighten me on the ones i should drool over.

you left one out does the mean what i think it means?

>> No.53838015
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I like these two aesthetically, looks like a Seiko Spacewalk

>> No.53838038

I have many vintage commie watches under $50, and a bulova accutron and I did not service any of them, and they all run fine.

>> No.53838051

an 18mm nato fits on any lug width larger than 18mm.

>> No.53838054
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The 7546 wasn't even Seiko's best effort. In terms of accuracy and refinement it was decidedly below stuff like the 0852. But it is still miles ahead of most modern movements. Jewels and quartz, a match made in heaven.

Re. the coil, this is something my watchmaker has commented on. He is also surprised at how big it is for a "dressy" watch, but he chalks that down more to older design rather than the need for more power, since I believe Seiko was still using mechanical movements in their divers into the 1980s since quartz was not quite strong enough.

>> No.53838072

yeah but you don't want to look like james bond now, do you?

>> No.53838079

try hemming tape for temporary stick before stitch. That denim's only gonna unravel itself.

>> No.53838085
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To start with, vintage slav watches like Poljot,Slava and Raketa. Will usually work without servicing for a good number of years. Vintage swiss pieces are another option. Most of them come with 18mm lugs, Soviet watches rarely come with anything but 18mm.

Maybe you could get a decent looking Poljot 3133 for slightly above the 200$ mark.

And not all vintage watches need to be serviced immediately.

see >>53838015 and >>53838054

>> No.53838096

It was a mistake
They're all disgusting

>> No.53838128

what kind of strap is that?

>> No.53838139

yes but that looks horrible

have enough russians already, not sold on vintage either but thanks anyway

>> No.53838144


I'm using heat bond double sided adhesive to hold it together.

>> No.53838149
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Nylon with velcro and titanium clasp

>> No.53838209
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Well yeah the watch it's in is just a regular Type II, the 0852 movement was used in KQs and I have one of those too. And the 7546 was actually used in some more low-end 100m "divers" like pic related, but I guess those hands are still pretty small.

>> No.53838266

I could think of worse things

>> No.53838316

That is the same thing.
Anywhere I can buy this?

>> No.53838331

I don't think so. Try lurking a bit maybe you get lucky.
The watch itself is already pretty rare.

>> No.53838520

damn. just after a strap with that texture and is a pull-through

>> No.53838667
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I have the Timeless, it's good.

>> No.53838748

>You could flip it for a SARB, and with the spare dosh you'd have half the funds needed for a SKX.

I need something that's a little more durable since I work on the field.

>> No.53838827

So flip it for a SARB and an Amphibia.

I've used my Amphibia while breaking down walls,decorations and aging furniture in a hotel lobby whilst refurbishing it. Plus took it swimming later.

Had a few scratches on it, but i buffed them out later since it's an acrylic crystal.

>> No.53838986

No it's not.

>> No.53839099

Let me guess, it's because it has a quartz movement. Or maybe because it's not made by the Swiss. Maybe even because it has a modern design.

>> No.53839116

Because it's ugly as shit.

>> No.53839205

I wonder why I get constant complements then. Maybe it's because you have shit taste.

>> No.53839240

>normies compliment a shit looking watch
Color me shocked!

>> No.53839276
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Because normies compliment you on a gaudy watch that looks like it was designed by a 5 year old?

You should know better then to post this shit in a WIS containment thread.

>> No.53839286

No, it's because it looks like a toy you'd get in a cereal box.

>> No.53839287


>> No.53839289


You can't wear your Seiko 5 with your fedora, Eugene.

>> No.53839313

I'm in the need of something decent looking and reliable for less than 100€.

I'm considering the Casio MDV106 but I'm not sure if 48mm would be too big.

I'm happy with my F91W but I don't dig the massive poorfag look anymore

>> No.53839317

The difference is a seiko 5 just looks like a normal watch. Not some tryhard dogshit.

>> No.53839321

holy fucking ugly

>> No.53839332
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Vostok famalamas

pic related.

>> No.53839365

one of the millions of seiko 5s

>> No.53839580

How do they keep time? Because if I see a 5 min gain in a month I'm going to get assblasted.

>> No.53839608

just get a cheap quartz piece of shit like the clown you are

>> No.53839624

Your asshole seems pretty tight today.

>> No.53839651


Depends on what Seiko 5 you land on.

My SNZG15 does +5 sec per day (which is on sale), and the other S5 i had does -9 sec per day. And the overall daily rates of it are anywhere from +40 to -35 secs per day.

>> No.53839667

>How do they keep time?
I don't know, why don't you try searching the internet.

>> No.53840643
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How do I convince my friend not to buy any of this dogshit? He likes the green one in the bottom left corner in particular.

>> No.53840707

it's not worth the time/effort

>> No.53841003
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Please buy it so i can add more shit to the dial :^)
Pic related, thought I'd add some memorable quotes.

>> No.53841091
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post grails

>> No.53841164

Should I buy a Casio DW-290?
Is it really as good as a DW-5600?

>> No.53841169

>fake daytona

>> No.53841297

5600 looks a lot nicer famalam

>> No.53841418

Also more than twice the money famalam

>> No.53841500

just buy it if you like it, don't you have your own criteria? stop posting it in ever /wt/ not all your shit had to be aproved by autists from internet

>> No.53841553
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>> No.53841557

I don't know, I supposed you had a slight clue of how the watch you recommended works.

>> No.53841562
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>> No.53841604

I do, and so do you.

>> No.53841760

Looks great!
Please reply to emails.

>> No.53841779
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Are you on a mission which could prove to be impossible? If so yes.

>> No.53841794

Big improvement, not sure about the red triangle though.

>> No.53842357

Nice Boctok Proplof 5508 anon!

>> No.53842429
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Why is this piece of shit so popular in /wt/?

>> No.53842521


GW-5000 is the only G you'll ever need

>> No.53842719
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I was aiming more to the super kon tiki

>> No.53842792

That is the exact same bezel as the Speedmaster. Do they have a patent or something?

>> No.53842913

You should be asking why is it so popular in general.

And that would be the decent overall bang for you buck, looks good and is a great modding platform.

>> No.53843001

Your memes only make me more determined

>> No.53843016

Shit I just dropped my new rodina


>> No.53843109

Get a G-shock.

>> No.53843175

I just realized the dial face is blue instead of black.

>> No.53843245

If you want to spend an exorbitant amount for a watch that is practically equivalent to a 5600 just for g shock cred

>> No.53843351

A scratch wouldn't really make it uglier than it is. It might just give it some character.

>> No.53843443

meant to reply to >>53842357

>> No.53843661
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Just ordered this.

>> No.53843774
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Oh nice heres mine

>> No.53843814
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>want to get a 5th gen Seiko Alpinist SARB017
>about to press the "order" button
>just out of curiosity, check the 6th gen
>realize I really like the look of the SARB057

What do?

>> No.53843946

Is the 057 a new model?

>> No.53843953

Isn't the SKX007/009 being discontinued? Maybe it's a good idea to buy one before they become hard to find.

>> No.53843978

Made a mistake, it's actually the 059. It's the latest Alpinist range, on the right on the picture, the one of the left released 10 year ago.

>> No.53843989

Good luck finding one.

>> No.53844066

Yeah that might just help me make this decision. It's only sold in Japan like the rest of the Alpinists, seems to be still produced, but impossible to find on the internet.

I'll go to Tokyo in a few months, could wait until then perhaps, buy a whole box and then sell them a fortune on ebay.

>> No.53844084


>> No.53844154

If it was still produced then it would be as common to get as the 017. I like it more as well, but i'm probably going to get a SARG009 with a bracelet to replace all the watches i've sold recently.

Though i don't think you'll have any luck on this one, but good luck famalamas and search for vintage King Seiko's while you're there.

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Because with very little effort they can be awesome watches. I really hope the supply issues are because they are swapping the movement to a 4r36.

>> No.53844208
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Yup the GW-56XX is all the G-Shock you'll ever need. It's also not the size of a dinner plate.

>> No.53844249

Meant to reply to >>53843245

>> No.53844256

It just seems to be less popular, and there are plenty Japan only models that remain relatively unknown. It's more recent than the previous gen of Alpinists to which the SARB017 belongs, and it wasn't a limited run. Everything points to it being a current production model.

Will investigate on nihon websites.

>> No.53844325

Well, the SARB017 does have a very interesting appeal to it.

And the more i look at it the more i think if i want the 017 or the SARG009 as the first watch i've paid more then 150$ for.

>> No.53844353


>> No.53844570

You can always get the Turtle reissue if you want the 4R36 movement.

>> No.53844865

True, I kinda prefer the case shape of the SKX though. The turtle looks a bit bloated.

>> No.53845633

you dun goofed

>> No.53845792

Cue the butthurt elitist fags who think they need to pay a fortune for a decent watch.

>> No.53845811


>decent watch

It's pretty shit, bud.

>> No.53845894

lol no, it´s just ugly as sin.
btw my most expensive watch cost me €100

>> No.53846170

what are the indicators for in the inner bezel?

also do you guys think the normal alpine(left in the pic) could be used with a suit? or it´s too spoty?

>> No.53846254

Definitely good for business casual. Really who cares though, I've been seen people wear formal suit with things like Casio Fishing Gear.

>> No.53847709
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Would you /wt/?

>> No.53847762
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That looks fucking ridiculous. Reminds of this Alpinist which looks pretty cool though, I think it fits this watch a lot better.

>> No.53847863

I am surprised how I have yet to see someone wearing a mechanical watch yet there is this whole market for entry-level mechanical movements. To be honest it kinda seems silly to me. I would think you would buy a mechanical watch out of admiration for the craft and because a nicely decorated mechanical movement is nice to look at. So it doesn't make much sense to me to buy an entry-level mechanical with a movement that has no finesse, barely any finishing and that is basically disposable. Quartz makes more sense for me there. The only downside really is the 1Hz second hand.

>> No.53847960

i like it

>> No.53848061

Newsflash: not everyone has enough disposable income to spend 2k+ on a watch.
I don't see anything wrong with say a Miyota 9015 or a Vostok.

>> No.53848109

>Newsflash: not everyone has enough disposable income to spend 2k+ on a watch.

But then they should just buy a quartz watch. A mechanical watch is purely a luxury item. So there is no rush to buy it. So save up and buy something nice.

>> No.53848401

Again you've completely failed to explain how to someone who finds the mechanics of a mechanical watch intriguing an entry level mechanical is not better than a quartz.

>> No.53848845
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Guess my watch

>> No.53848879


Rolex milsub.

>> No.53848881

Seiko Monster.

>> No.53848946
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you got it my man

>> No.53849113

My most expensive watch is a £115 Seiko SKX009. It looks good and is running an average of -5s per day.

That Invicta looks like it will be dogshit tier like all Invictas.

>> No.53849137

I don't judge others opinion but if I had to choose a watch for myself then:



>> No.53849222

Two chinks, a modded SKX and a Tudor you can't afford.

Wonder what could be a yes.

>> No.53849367

>says he doesn't want one watch
>right after he says he actually wants that watch

>> No.53849403
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Alpinist looks fantastic, nice WR also. r8

>> No.53849427
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I didn't want to put anything under a certain yes, but maybe if i'd look again then some no-s might be maybe and opposite. (Quick look review)
If there's something aesthetically wrong about a watch then it's a certain no.

Might have said no and maybe to same watch indeed - its a no then. (2nd guessing is bad)

>> No.53849481

You may be checkin em' but you're still hating on my Dugena.

>> No.53849566

>says no to a Black Bay
>says maybe to a modded SKX that looks Black Bay-esque
Come again my friend?

>> No.53849599

fanboys and die hard supporters of certain brand are the worst
brand loyalty in technology should die

>> No.53849705
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>> No.53849733

>He likes the green one in the bottom left corner in particular.
I like it too
green is my favorite color

>> No.53849740

What does that have to do with his post

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>> No.53850808
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I used to have one of those PO style bezel inserts. I found that it didn't fit well and was generally cheap feeling. So I swapped for the Tudor style one I have now.

>> No.53851633

I don't hate all Invictas like some people, they do have a couple decent models. That one doesn't look horrible, but it doesn't look that good, either.

>> No.53851793

Dr. Seikostain has a great selection of bezels for sale on Ebay, good quality bezels with adhesive included.

>> No.53851837
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Hey, I am a lurker who recently bought a Vostok Amphibia and a bezel to mod it but the bezel is so large it doesn't allow the crown to fully screw down. Am I a moron or is there a trick to getting it to fit properly?

>> No.53851911

You're a moron for not doing your research and finding out that there are two types of these bezels for the different Amphibia cases. The 420 needs the other one.

>> No.53852052


>> No.53852254

Also thanks. I found the bezel I need and ordered it. Jesus... I can't believe I did that. It took 3 weeks to arrive :(

>> No.53852538

Who did you order it from?

>> No.53854606

Fucking gorgeous desu.

>> No.53855546 [DELETED] 
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What do you think of my new watch?

>> No.53855827

Strip the crown, it has shitty plating, maybe it would be enough, the crown itself as better grip but is unfinished

>> No.53856469

Bitch wrists everywhere...
Every time I come into one of these threads.
I swear.
Eat some fucking red meat.

>> No.53856678

Found a watch on ebay at a massive discount, 4 are available. I don't understand why they're so cheap should I buy them all? it's driving me crazy

>> No.53856841

Could be fake.

But what are you, a watch dealer? Could just buy one

>> No.53856864


Guy who made strap here. You must be blind, 'cause my wrist is fat as fuck.

>> No.53856880

How do you guys narrow down the watch you want? I've been looking at watches and there's always another style that pops up.

>> No.53856898

>>implying bitches can't be fat

>> No.53856967
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I focus on reputable brands, value for money, and style/functionality in that order. Look at watches for long enough (try them on, too, if you can) and you'll find a few favorites that you keep coming back to. Also, knowing what measurements will for your wrist helps narrow the selection down.

>> No.53856969


>implying that's what he meant

>> No.53857046

Just bought one, they had a couple auctions that went for the same so I suppose it's what they are going for. I got real excited when I saw them for half of what they are listed for everywhere else.

>> No.53857072


>> No.53857095


>> No.53857193

I see why you jumped on it...
Wish there were more pics like of the open case back. Looks like the seller It's reputable and they have a 14-day return policy, so that's cool. Good luck!

>> No.53857238

Sarb033 or sumo sbdc033?

>> No.53857284
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Black/blue or Pepsi?

>> No.53857979

I can't find him, do you have a link to one of his listings?

>> No.53858002

>bitch wrist
My wrist is 7.5" so that's hardly a bitch wrist buddy.

I'm the guy with the GW-M5610 BTW.

>> No.53858212

On that watch I would say black/blue aka Batman bezel.

>> No.53858901


>> No.53859013
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Its been a rough process for me.

-First I figured out what I could comfortably spend (which also factors in the replaceability factor, yeah I could shell out 800+ but I would become parinoid about damaging or loosing it and hence wouldnt be able to enjoy it)

Second, the longest stage and one which is under a fair bit of change is figuring out your own tastes (ie do I want a buys watch or a minimalist one, bigger /smaller, bezel style ect) and whether quartz or mechanical

Third, where it gets more serious and where you have to ask questions rather than just lurk is determining issues of quality and value for money.

Final stage, actually getting the watch this is the stage Im currently in and because I was after a vintage watch one of the more difficult ones as it invovles a lot of waiting for items to appear on ebay as well as asking yourself how much does that particualar damage on it bother you

>> No.53859086
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green is my favourite colour too but those hands make the watch even more horrible than it already is

>> No.53859484

Black/blue if you want it to be slightly more understated. Pepsi if you want a more sporty look.

>> No.53860237

I had the opportunity to see both side by side like on this pic. I guess it depends on what you're looking for: the 017 has a dressier look, and pretty much seems to come from another era, while the 059 looks more like an actual outdoors watch you wouldn't really mind to scratch. Also note the 017 has a unusual color palette which makes it look like shit on anything but leather, while the 059 allows for more variety.

They indeed appear quite different, but they're closer than you'd think. Both go for an outdoors/adventure look, except 017 is more Indiana Jones, while 059 is more Jason Bourne.

>what are the indicators for in the inner bezel?
Air to ground signals reminder, so you know how to communicate with a search plane or helicopter which may not be able to land on your position. Not a bad idea to keep a memo card in your pocket when going >>>/out/, so it's a good idea to have it on your watch as well.

>> No.53860269

To be honest, I prefer the Coca-Cola black/red.

>> No.53860471

*chubby, nearly hairless bitch wrist

>> No.53860594
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Quick, post what you're wearing right now!

>> No.53860608
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Well then compare your bitch wrist with a small watch: >>53844208
with pic related of an even bigger watch on a non-bitch wrist.

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It's just the angle pal, here's a pic of my SKX that I just took. You'll see there is a fair amount of wrist after the lugs end.

I'm not bothered anyway as I prefer smaller watches to some 54mm monstrosity anyway.

>> No.53861044

Chubby? Maybe. Nearly hairless? Almost certainly. Bitch wrist? Negative.

>> No.53861234

See >>53861031

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Bono 2 Dong

>> No.53861832

>Bulova Accu•Swiss
An American manufacturer bought by a Japanese company producing swiss dogshit

>> No.53861849

Nice fake tudor, bro

>> No.53861874

A homage isn't a fake

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>> No.53861912
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Thanks, senpai.
It's a beautiful watch.

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>> No.53862237

Looks alright with a decently decorated movement.

Strap looks like regular thick chinkshit though.

>> No.53862258

>decently decorated
Doesn't get much worse unless you get something damaged

>> No.53862327

Classic, the crotch shot.

>> No.53862344

are you blind?

>> No.53862393

Where did you buy this, been checking their website every so often but it's all in pigeon English and everything seems to be always out of stock

>> No.53862413

fug wasn't wearing my glasses.

At least it doesn't look completely appalling.

>> No.53862433

I'm not a skeleton, the dirskie isn't big at all on me

>> No.53862466

The movement is the Seagull ST25.
It's a hacking, hand-winding movement.
First impressions are good. I agree, the movement looks nice. I don't know about accuracy yet, but the rotor is a bit loud.
The band is thick as fuck and pretty stiff, but I'll see how it breaks in. Definitely nice, overall, for a $150 watch.

>> No.53862500

I got it from Tisell's website. It's in stock.
They are just out of the riveted strap, so it shipped with a different one.

>> No.53862507
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alright folks

how much difference do you think there is between the sizes of these two

>> No.53862515
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>Seiko SGEH53 just came in

What fancy packaging. Why didn't my Orient Disk come with a Hobbit pillow?

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>> No.53862531

I don't know, left looks good but would be better if was smaller, but I have no idea how big the wrist is or anything so maybe it isn't a big watch

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>> No.53862564


You don't need to pay a fortune, but you do need to use your head:

That watch looks like it was made by a Chinese factory that has never actually seen a watch before, but they understand that it needs to keep time, and someone drew them and sketches of what a wrist watch looks like on copy paper and cocktail napkins for them to work from as design documents.

>> No.53862903

nice, been thinking of getting a cheap quartz sapphire watch

>> No.53863203

If there's a watch I want, after I research into it for a while, I just stop looking at it entirely for like a month.
If a month late I still want that watch, which doesn't actually happen that often, I buy it.

>> No.53863259
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lol at all the manlet wrists itt
do pic related if you want to wear man sized watches

>> No.53863278


The problem with me is there's not many sub $1000 watches that look amazing to me. And I don't feel like dropping a whole lot more than that on a watch right now.

>> No.53863297
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Friendly reminder that cell phone wrist shots make watches look bigger

>> No.53863330

Samsung Notes3 with its shit camera.

>> No.53863341

What, in your opinion, makes a good-looking watch?

>> No.53863344
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there are virtually no muscles in the wrist. reverse curls will only grow your forearms

>> No.53863351


Isn't there a porn artist who goes by -8

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>> No.53863576


W2c bezel anon?

>> No.53863608


This is hilarious to me.

>> No.53863639
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Any recommendations for a strap I could put on this?

>> No.53863643

It's called the Timeless cuz you can't use it to tell time.

>> No.53863666

noice which model?

>> No.53863672

Tudor Pelagos or Seiko MM300?

>> No.53863673
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Here's the watch on my wrist, I don't like the 18mm strap on the 22mm lugs

>> No.53863706

not him but it's this with an aftermarket bezel, usually it's in stock

>> No.53863736

22mm bund strap.

>> No.53863741
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How about a 22mm perlon woven from the shoelaces of holocaust victims, you goddamn Nazi!

>> No.53863790

Obviously the pelagos but it's also twice as expensive so it had better be superior.

>> No.53863795
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>Paying that much for an unregulated Seiko
>With a monoblock case that makes it impractical to regulate yourself.

>> No.53863808

What makes you they lost their shoes? How do you think they walked out of it?

>> No.53863820

so is their a guide to buying one of these? typed it in on ebay there is a bunch, and what is the history of it? It's german looking and all that but says their made in USSR

>> No.53863850

By turning 360 degrees...


>> No.53863862


Something that appeals to me. Everyone's gonna have a different opinion. I find the Helson Skindiver appealing as a blancpain 50 fathoms homage, but I would have liked the discontinued acrylic crystal with ETA 2824-2 movement, rather than the flat sapphire and miyota 9015. Not knocking anything against the miyota movement because I already have a watch with each. I think the Armida A1 45mm stainless steel also looks great. But again, it's hard to justify buying a discontinued model. I also very much like the Seiko Samurai in white. Or the 50th anniversary sumo scbd027.

>> No.53863911

So, NATO straps: where to get them?

>> No.53863934



>> No.53864100

t. fatass

>> No.53864199
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Are there any other watches like the Rodina at the same price range?

What watch gives the most value in terms of movement and build quality for the price?

That's what I'm mainly interested in.


>> No.53864421


Tisell has a bauhaus, but it's sold out at the moment.

>> No.53864509


>> No.53864521
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I just bought the SKX009 since it seems to be a popular recommendation but it seems to wear small. Is it designed in such a way?

Pic very related.

>> No.53864530

It's Russian made motif watch, they're made by a company called Molnija.

>> No.53864567


Are you sure you didn't get an SKX015?

>> No.53864585

Since no one else has said anything, please fucking kill yourself.

It's cheap Russian parts and a fake dial to sell to stupid tourists.

>> No.53864692

Ukrainian specials famalamas.

They cobble together old Molnija 3602 movements, some dial with shit printed on it and either make a new case or weld lugs onto an older pocket watch case and call it a day.

And >>53864585 described it well.

>> No.53864706

Shit, I didn't know it existed.

>> No.53864820

yes they wear small

>> No.53864856


22mm lug width for 009, 20mm lug width for 015. But they are kinda small.

>> No.53864897

>it seems to wear small.

Why the fuck everyone wants their watch to wear huge these days? Who started this retarded trend?

>> No.53865067

It has short lug to lug, shorter than the Rodina for example.

>> No.53865132
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Yeah it wears pretty small for its size but that's not a bad thing because it's pretty big to begin with. It looks fine on anyone.

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>> No.53865163

Not you again

>> No.53865221

>want new watch
>can't find any watch of that particular style I like
>get into a different style
>can't find any watch of that particular style I like
>get into a different style
>can't find any watch of that particular style I like
>get into a different style
>can't find any watch of that particular style I like
>get into a different style
>can't find any watch of that particular style I like
>get into a different style
>can't find any watch of that particular style I like
>get into a different style
>can't find any watch of that particular style I like
>get into a different style
>can't find any watch of that particular style I like
>get into a different style
>can't find any watch of that particular style I like
>get into a different style
>can't find any watch of that particular style I like
>get into a different style
>can't find any watch of that particular style I like
>get into a different style
>can't find any watch of that particular style I like
>get into a different style
>can't find any watch of that particular style I like
>get into a different style
>can't find any watch of that particular style I like
>get into a different style
>can't find any watch of that particular style I like

It's been a year now, how do I break the loop?

>> No.53865258

Buy something not too expensive that your partially like,

>> No.53865381
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Check out this disturbing image, and then move on to next thread

>> No.53865570

at least it isn't costing you money

>> No.53866459


Are you me?

>> No.53866764
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Any opinions on this?

>> No.53867141

bezel is from some ukrainian guy in ebay and the bezel insert is from dagaz watches

>> No.53867277

Buy a f105w instead and you'll never have any problems or wishers.

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