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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:
https://youtu.be/508-rmdY4jQ

Strap guide:
http://pastebin.com/SwRysprE

Previous thread:
>>56137596

>> No.56155286
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>>56149879
Pretty much.
I love the Amphibia, though.
I'll probably sell/trade the Citizen soon to help fund some kinda' Seiko. Really like the SARX, SARB, SARG007, and Turtle. The SBPY133 is sweet, too, but hard to find.

>>56149888
Go for the regular display. From what I've heard, the negative one is a bitch to read in harsh light. Also, the negative one just looks kinda gay.

>>56150834
Sure, they look similar, but I'd hardly call it a clone. The similarities end at the generally rectangular shape and black color. On the Fossil, there's no date indicator, the crown is grooved and tapers, the crystal and case are angled at the top and bottom, the bracelet isn't at all flush with the case, and the hands and indices are entirely different.

>> No.56155312
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>/wt/ circlejerk over the SKX
>only $100 more
>glorious German engineering made in Switzerland
>sapphire crystal with AR coating
>300m WR tested unlike non-tested like Seiko POS Alpinist series or their divers
>ETA 2824 movement which is found in Tudors and overpriced Sinn watches
>$320 now with free shipping!

>> No.56155364 [DELETED] 

>>56154972
Hi there!

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>>56155312
Great, now we have false flag shills too. Stein haters are getting desperate. I wasn't planning on getting one, but I might just buy one now just to upset our resident mememasters.

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>>56155312

>> No.56155418

>>56155380
I already got one, don't listen to the haters. Let them spend more on Hamilton, Sinnshit or Tag. These fools can't even afford a Rolex but think their shit is so good. When Steinhart has better quality metal and movements.

>> No.56155430

>>56155312
The 2824 in your Steinhart is not found in Tudor or Sinn watches.

Steinhart Ocean 1's are trading at $400-500, and cost 380 Euroes from source, not including shipping.

>> No.56155452

>>56155430
That's the VAT pricing, people here in the US is exempt. And shipping is $30, it was free earlier when they updated the website. So total is like $350 for the Ocean one.

>The ETA 2824 is not found in Sinn watches
Okay I guess Sinn uses Miyota or some Hong Kong piece of shit movement which is worst. And yes the older BB uses ETA 2824. I highly doubt you know anything about watches if you think Sinn is better than Steinhart.

>> No.56155455

>>56155418
>Steinhart has better quality metal and movements
They use Elabore movements, which are the polished turds of ETA's offerings.

They also use 316L stainless, by no means a bad choice, but Sinn make far better steel, they're probably the current leaders in case technology for scratch resistance and resistance to moisture ingress.

>> No.56155466

>>56155455
You have no idea what you are talking about. Sinn uses the exact same Elabore movements, in their watches.

>> No.56155476

>>56155452
>Okay I guess Sinn uses Miyota or some Hong Kong piece of shit movement which is worst
No, they buy in Top or Chronometre-grade ETA movements, and some of them they heavily modify.

Their Diapal line all have lubricant-free escapements, and they modify 7750's with functions like central-counting minutes, and 24-hour subdials.

>> No.56155484

>>56155476
>muh civic engine is heavily modified my car is not a regular civic
This is you. ETA 2824 is still an ETA 2824.

>> No.56155490
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For all you poor fags... This Curren Field Watch looks slick as fuck and is less than $20 bucks. Throw on a Nato and you can't get a better deal than this being a poor fag.

>> No.56155520

>>56155484
You do know that trucks use de-tuned mustang engines, right?

You know the difference between a standard ETA-2824, and one with a lubricant-free escapement kept in a non-humid environment is? About 4x the service interval, and a huge decrease in amplitude variation during those intervals.

It doesn't matter if the movements use the same mechanical systems, it's how well those systems function which matters.

>> No.56155547

>>56155490
>field watch
>not pressure rated to at least 10bar

If you can't swim in it, or you can't dress formally in it, you may as well throw money down the toilet.

>> No.56155552

>>56155520
I honestly don't give a fuck, everyone modifys the ETA 2824, INCLUDING STEINHART.

>> No.56155564

>>56155547
In a regular pool it's held up for me, would you go diving with it no. It's literally $15 bucks on Amazon. Can't go wrong with this beater Anon, I have like 4 beaters just for this reason. It's so cheap so who gives a fuck...

>> No.56155572

>>56155552
OK, what modifications do Steinhart perform, what are the modifications supposed to do, and how much to they charge for the watches with those modifications?

>> No.56155612

>>56155564
Yes, you can go wrong with it. You spent time wearing it, time you could have spent wearing something nicer.

Entirely your decision, but I like to spend my time wearing watches I like. I wouldn't enjoy wearing a POS Chinese-made quartz, so it makes no sense for me to spend any amount for the privilege.

>> No.56155661

>>56154972
what would happen if you stopped making these threads

>> No.56155669

>>56155490
Red in the chapter ring from minutes 36-44.
Why?

>> No.56155692

>>56155661
He'd have no threads of his own to tripfag.

>> No.56155699

>>56155490
If your budget is really $20 which is just downright ridiculous for any adult, you should only be looking at Casio and Timex.

>> No.56155725

I was reading through the last thread, are people really this retarded that they can't recognize an inverse troll now?

That wasn't a Steinshill, it was someone mocking them.

>> No.56155831

>>56154702
>>56154848
So i am guessing there are some screws under that shroud that hold it centred and they have come loose, causing a "wobblystein"

>> No.56155848

>>56155699
That's not my budget, I have a Citizen Nighthawk which I like the most. I have a Sistem51 cuz I do dig the Swatch movement...that ETA, but for a burner like I said who gives a fuck

>> No.56155855

>>56155669
That's when dive times matter most in a 10ft pool.

>> No.56155965
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56155965

Sup. Been away for a while ever since my SKX013 broke and my Pebble watch arrived.
Nowdays i'm just stuck with the Orient Mako and the Pebble but i feel like getting a new watch.
Well, actually a vintage one. I'm looking at cheap stuff, what are some interesting brands to look at? I know about Mido on the poorfag vintage tier but what else?

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>>56155848
Listen here, kiddo. That thing you posted is a waste of money. You offered that watch as an option for poorfags. They should give the MOST fucks about every dollar they spend and likely pride function over form. Pertaining to you target audience, your suggestion is simply inferior to any Casio or Timex. Pic related is $14.
>>56155855
Makes sense

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>>56155965
Or should i just settle for this?
Has a great price and i like the looks, though i prefer two-subdial chronos like another vintage Seiko an anon had (i've been out for months, sorry)

>> No.56156058

>>56156014
Sex/10

>> No.56156133

>>56156058
Is this a "Yes buy this"?

>> No.56156165

>>56156133
How much?

>> No.56156182

>>56156165
150 USD

>> No.56156194

>>56156182
Sure, I'd do it if it looks good, mechanically.

>> No.56156253

>>56155484
By god. Grasping for those straws now eh shill?

Let me give you some advice.
Educate yourself.

As of the moment you just seem like a shitty troll.

>316L is better than Sinn Steel
316L is the base standard for cases, nothing special about it, but it's not some melted down pepsi cans either.

>Same movements
Same range, very different in practice.
2824-2 Elaboré will manage +/-7 seconds a day average.
2824-2 Top, +/-5 seconds average a day.
Chronometer. Which says it all for it's daily accuracy, within +/-2 seconds.

The only thing that remains the same with these movements is the layout of them, they all have varying quality components resulting in such margins between grades.

>Attacking Seiko so violently
Seiko is one of, if not the best loved watch brand in the world, and that doesn't change here. They make good watches, and they mark them correctly.

>Sinn
>NUGGHH THEY'RE CHINESE WATCHES GOYS, NOT GLORIOUS GERMAN!
>WHAT'S THAT, YOU SPENT 2 SECONDS GOOGLING AND FOUND OUT THEY'RE GERMAN? FUCKING SINNSHIT SHILL
This is you.


And for the love of fucking god, stop telling people to buy a Steinhart that is nearly twice of what they're looking to spend already.
And SKX can be had for £180, an OVM will run you £315. Stop already. You're pathetic kid.

>> No.56156267

>>56155552
>I honestly don't give a fuck
Then why keep going

>Steinhart modifies their ETA movements
Then why does my OVM have a date wheel, and function, yet it will never be seen because it's behind the dial.

>> No.56156714

>>56155965
Hows your plebble? I just bought one myself
Any cool things to do with the thing?

>> No.56156749
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56156749

Sup /wt/,
Im looking for a watch in the 800-900 euro pricerange. Its for my 21st birthday so I want something that's classical and which I will still be able to wear in ~20 years.

Was looking at Hamiltons today (pic related) and at some frederique constant. What would you guys recommend? Also, should I buy at a jeweller or some other place? Very inexperienced with buying watches!

>> No.56156824

>>56156749
Don't buy a watch

>> No.56156880

>>56156749

Hamilton, Tissot, Long ones, Tag Heuer, and Frederique Constant are all complete pleb catcher brands that exist to sucker people who know nothing about watches out of their money.

I'd pretty much avoid any watch you can find in a local jewelry store in that price range and would only consider JDM Seiko's or a watch from a micro brand.

>> No.56156896

>>56156880
*Longines, fucking phone.

>> No.56156946
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My twin penis just arrive today

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>>56156946
The movement

>> No.56157007

>>56156880
Alright, thanks! Anything specific you would recommend?

>> No.56157020

>>56156981
Ew there's a battery in there

>> No.56157087

>>56156981
>>56156946
Nice money sink.

>> No.56157103

>>56157007
Don't listen to /wt/.
It's just a huge Seiko and Russia circlejerk.
Buy whatever you think looks good, and is an established brand.

Just for the record, I think >>56156749 looks like shit.

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>>56156981
>battery
>plastic movement holder
Absolutely disgusting.

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>>56157103
R8?

>> No.56157191

>>56157139
What matters is if you like it.
Doesn't matter if others like it.

>Just for the record, I think >>56156749 looks like shit.
Was MY opinion. MY opinion shouldn't matter to you.

That watch is better in my opinion, but I'm not a fan of having many complications on a watch, if you only have one decent watch.
Then I'd go for something more neutral and clean.

>> No.56157239

>>56157191
Fair point, aestethic wise I agree Im just more phishing to see some other options since Im so inexperienced in regards to watches. So if you could post some of your favs Id love to see them

>> No.56157288

>>56156880
m8, Hamilton have a day-date ETA-based automatic movement with an 80-hour power reserve.

Even pleb brands have their gems.

>> No.56157401

>>56157239
>So if you could post some of your favs Id love to see them
Favs as in grails, or favs as in some of my favorites among my own?

>> No.56157420

>>56157401
Favs of yours that you either own or want. Preferably in the 1k usd pricerange.

>> No.56157431

Minimum 2 Time Zones/GMT
Chronograph
Date Display
Around 38mm
Automatic


Does such a watch exist?

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>>56157420
>Favs of yours that you either own or want. Preferably in the 1k usd pricerange.
I'm a big fan of Maison Celadon.
Pic courtesy of "Im Da Lawyer Yo", or whatever he goes by now.

>> No.56157477
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>>56157451

>> No.56157517

>>56157288

Oh, you mean the one that's an ETA 2824 with its best rate lowered to 21,600 bph, an overpowered mainspring that put too much torque on the movement, a bunch of parts replaced with cheap plastic, and a plastic escapement that cannot be regulated once it leaves the factory?

It's basically a Swatch Sistema 51 disposable movement in a watch you pay several hundred dollars for, you inveterate horological pleb.

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>>56157477
Woops, this is the peacock.

>> No.56157569

>>56157431

No, you'll have to compromise somewhere. You'll have to go bigger if you want all the features or keep the smaller size and lose some of those features.

>> No.56157605

>>56157517
IIRC, it's a dual-barrel arrangement.

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>> No.56157682

>>56157677
Okay.

>> No.56157701

This is probably frowned upon in this thread, but I bought a watch from China for 30 bucks. It arrived and I really liked. However, it behaves a bit strange.
In the first week it would lose about 30 seconds of time a day, to the point that I was going to return it. However, in the second week I tuned it to time and left it on my table for a few days and it hasn't lose or gained a single second. Is this normal? I don't think it has anything to do with being left on the desk, it lost time before when I just left it alone to test its accuracy.

>> No.56157880
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Current selection. My everyday is my Tudor, currently thinking of selling my Rolex as I never really use it.

>> No.56158046

>>56157569

I would be willing to comprise on the chronograph

>> No.56158283

>>56156253
There's no 2824 chronometre, is there?

>> No.56158298

>>56156749
Used Nomos.

>> No.56158523

>>56156007
The watch you posted is absolutely haram, and actually will put you on terror watch lists literally.

>> No.56158601
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>>56158523
Nah, you're thinking of this.

>> No.56158848
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>>56155286
>borealis
Hows the quality on that? I wouldn't mind getting one of these myself. Interesting watch for me since it has Seiko style bezel sheath and vintage Vostok style hands.

>> No.56158895

>>56157880
What's the bottom left and top right from the box?

>> No.56159064

>>56158283
Yes.

>> No.56159079

>>56157880
I like how this fag has a Rolex and a weekender in the same box.

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>>56158848
It's excellent.
I really can't think of a bad thing to say about it aside from the bezel being a bit stiff for my liking. It's a nice and heavy piece. Wonderful bracelet, brilliant clasp, beautiful domed sapphire, great lume, nice accuracy.

Personally, I think those bezel sheaths are goofy.
I do like the hand style, though, and you can pick up a Neptune for $150.

>> No.56159326

>>56156946
Looks damn nice. All these basement dwellers with their negative opinions. It's a quality seiko movement. A lot of mechanical watches have plastic brackets as well.

>> No.56159666
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The ticking sound is incredibly satisfying. I have to press it to my ear to hear it.

>> No.56159680

>>56159666
I literally felt sick in my stomach
nice job anon

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>>56159680
You should get that check out. Also I accidentally satan'd.

>> No.56159711

>>56159666

God I hate skeleton watches. They all look terrible.

>> No.56159839

Im an automatic watch. I cant run very accurately or very long. And if you wear me people will think you are gay

>> No.56159852

>>56159666
Aww its babbus first mechanical

>> No.56159893

>>56159852
Indeed. I think it's pretty neat. I'll never spend 4 digits on a watch... I didn't even spend 3 on this one lol.

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>>56159839
But senpai you could run forever if you only had someone to move you

>> No.56160156

>>56156946
>>56156981
Looks like a great score. That style of bracelet is very comfortable.

>> No.56160420

>>56155490
>slick as fuck
Are we looking at the same watch?

>> No.56160625

Why is the F-91W so cute?

>> No.56160790

>>56160625
idk. thinking about buying one myself just cause they are so cheap. I feel like everyone should have one.

>> No.56160856

>>56160790
Same. I wondering if should have bought one instead of my Pulsar.

>> No.56161079

>>56160856
The PW-3001 is enormously better than an F-91W though

>> No.56161143

>>56161079
But half the point of the 91 is how ridiculously cheap it is.

>>56160856
Would like good with my very expensive collection :DD >>56159696

>> No.56161262

>>56158523
casio makes shitload of watches
so you can basicly put evri hipster on it

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>>56159666
>his watching doesn't hum
aahahah

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>>56161294

>> No.56161343
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I'm not a fine man, /g/. This is just me being honest.

But I need a watch, and I can get this one at a discount.

What do you think?

>> No.56161375

>>56161343
g shocks are an acquired taste. Also, you won't be satisfied with just one.

>> No.56161451

>>56161294
oh snap they make ones that hum? well got dang im gonna have to collect all the watch sounds!

>>56161343
every gshock is a good watch. they literally don't make a bad one. just pick the one you like the look of the most and can afford.

Most of the time if you found one you like the look of but cant afford it, they probably make a similar looking version minus a certain feature for much cheaper.

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Im trying to find a leather Zulu strap in 18mm(im in the US) preferably in natural color. I really cant find anything close from a reputable page, anybody got any suggestions? Im looking for the 5 ring version.

>> No.56161482

>>56161375
>>56161451
That's reassuring to know - thank you.

>> No.56161513

>>56161143
Maybe but spending only 10 or 15 dollars more gets you a huge upgrade in quality. It just isn't worth it beyond the terrorist meme.

>> No.56161580

>>56161480
You try natostrapco and cheapestnatostraps?

>> No.56161649

>>56161513
The meme is the only reason I would want it. I already have other, better watches if I wanted something nicer.

>> No.56161690

>>56161480
natostrapco is on ripoff report, I wont go near it. Ive looked at cheapestnatostraps, what's the quality like? I cant find much info and theres no reviews. They donty have a single leather zulu 18mm :/

>> No.56161743

Recently bought a W735H. It's a great watch and I love the vibration function (probably the one thing I missed about my Pebble)

>> No.56161760
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56161760

>>56160625
Dirty cheap, simple, does one job and does it very well.

>> No.56161860

>>56156714
Its the OG Pebble, there are some nice watchfaces but i don't really change them much. I mainly using for notifications, music controls and timer/alarms which are more useful than my phone.

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+1 for G-Shocks

>> No.56161960

>>56161690
Their nylon straps feel a little stiff, like cardboard, compared to my Maratac nato straps, which feel like actual nylon fabric you'd want to wear.

Their leather straps seem alright, but I haven't bought leather straps from anywhere else to compare them to.

Their perlon straps use a really cheap buckle. It was staining my skin green for a while.

I wish they offered the option for brushed hardware, though. I think they only offer polished and black.

>> No.56162012

>>56161960
thanks this is great information! Thats pretty shit about the buckle. Im surprised this is pretty much all there is going on, I would have expected loads more options and loads of people wanting exactly what it is Im looking for. Hm :/

>> No.56162022

>>56155312
Steinhart is the only non-vintage in the world where you can buy it for $320 and resell it for $500-$700. This alone should tell you something about its quality. Once it becomes a vintage it might even sell more than some Rolex, I know for a fact it will sell for more than a Seiko/Sinn.

>> No.56162043

>>56161760
What's a /wt/ approved strap replacement for the F-91W?

>> No.56162067
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>>56162043
Nato it, nigger.

>> No.56162137

>>56162012
Well they offer two styles of buckles for their perlon straps. I got the adjustable one like in the pic. The other is your usual traditional buckle, which was fine. And actually, if we go by the pic, it looks like they've changed to a better quality adjustable buckle since I last bought from them.

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>>56162137
Forgot the pic, my bad.

>> No.56162245
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Where are my Suunto niggers at? These threads have been depressingly absent of them.

>> No.56162499
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>easy reader

>> No.56162594

>>56162137
>>56162156
Looks good man! Ill probably order one of these leather natos if I dont find something in time. Im waiting on a vostok Komandierski in the mail :3

>> No.56162617
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>>56162137
>>56162156
Get one of these new tropical weave perlons. They're pure sex.

>> No.56162638

>>56162617
Dude... Thats fucking gorgeous.. how much are they?

>> No.56162646

>>56162617
Thats pretty dope too Ill have a look, though Im wanting to stick to leather.

>> No.56162672

>>56162245

I've checked out Sunnto watches before. They look good and have good features. They didn't feel anywhere near as rugged as a G-Shock though which makes them a no go for me.

>> No.56162739
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>>56155965
I fell for the pebble meme. Eventually the screen failed and I went back to wearing Casio watches.

>> No.56162887

>>56161343
G-Shocks are good watches, a lot of them are ugly and gigantic though.

>> No.56162918
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>>56160625
It looks good on a nato.

>> No.56163229

>>56162918
No it doesn't. It looks fucking dumb on anything but the included resin.

>> No.56163250

>>56162638
https://www.amazon.com/Eulit-Pacific-One-Piece-Perlon-German/dp/B01JDHED94/ref=sr_1_1?s=apparel&ie=UTF8&qid=1471634572&sr=1-1&nodeID=7141123011&keywords=Eulit+palma

>> No.56163267

>>56162918
Yeah, no.

>> No.56163361

>>56161760
That one job being handily labelling you a terrorist for the authorities

>> No.56163769

>>56162918
I can't be the only one who thinks NATO bands look awful on nearly all watches. The usual styles + the way they attach just makes me think of fisher price plastic watches that you'd see a little kid wearing.

>> No.56163813

>>56162672
It's a decent hiking watch, but the water resistance could be better especially since it has a depth meter.

>> No.56164715

I can only move the hands on my watch backwards, if I try to move them forwards the crown comes loose. What do?

>> No.56164784

>>56164715
Loctite thread locker. Also what watch? Was the stem replaced? It might be too short for the crown to be tightened on it.

>> No.56164816

>>56164715
Open the back of the watch, push the stem release look up what movement you own and how to do it, there should be a divot that you can push with your fine tweezers. Get some RED loctite on the threads. Tighten the stem to the crown. Wait for the loctite to set and you are done. I usually don't even charge customers for this, most of the time I do if they are an asshole to me.

>> No.56164950

>>56164784
>>56164816
Thanks. Why do I need adhesive? Has it come off?
The watch is an old Raketa. I don't know whether the stem has been replaced.

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>>56155380
I'm all for lulz purchases, just beware of what you're getting.

>> No.56165142

>>56164950
The stem is threaded into the crown, constant circular motion can losen it causing what happened to you.

>> No.56165175

>>56164954
I don't see anything wrong with this, most watches does this; it's normal. However if you are somehow not happy then you can send it back top Steinhart and they will help you out. Steinhard has one of the best Customer Service if not the best in the business.

>> No.56165203

>>56165175
And the shill is back.
The instant Steinhart is mentioned or referenced.

>> No.56165267

>>56165203
>The instant Sinn, Tudor, Seiko, Rolex... any well established sport/tool watch brand is mentioned or referenced.
Fixed.

>> No.56165278

>>56165267
Thanks.

>> No.56165295

>>56164954
Should there be something wrong with this?

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>>56165175
>I don't see anything wrong with this, most watches does this; it's normal.
Err no, also as a watch repart(not maker but getting there) I have seen this before. There are these two pegs, yours must have snapped off. These are extremely rare with good watches(Seiko/Citizen and up), but common with $30 Guess/Roxxy/Fossil watches.

>> No.56165375

>>56165175
>>56165295
>shilling this hard

>> No.56165383 [DELETED] 

>>56165322
You don't know what the fuck you are talking about. Steinhart is way above Fossil, we are way above Seiko and even Tags or Sinn. Also the person must have done something to it to get it this way.

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>>56165383
Who is this "we?"

>> No.56165436

>>56165322
I am sure they will take care of him, he doesn't need to send it to some half-bit watch store OR try to fix it himself. Steinhart will take care of him they has one of the best Customer Service if not the best in the business.

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>>56164954
>buying a Muslim made watch
Well can't say we haven't warned you.

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>>56165375
I geniunly don;t know, my watch does the exact same thing when setting the time? You sound like you have paranoid schizophrenia.

>> No.56165498

>>56165481
Look at the past 2 threads then call me paranoid.

Every mention of Steinhart, and this diehard shill appears.
Every request of a recommendation, the same.

>> No.56165509

>>56165473
Steinhart is a German company you fool.

>> No.56165513

>>56165481
Oh now I see, the dial is moving, I thought you were talking about the time stopping. My paranoid schizophrenia point still stands though.

>> No.56165523

>>56165142
Okay. So why do I use adhesive? To attach the stem to the crown? Has it broken, or just gotten "dislocated"?

>> No.56165552
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>>56165523
FFS you cannot be this stupid, if you were a real customer I would have told you to get the fuck out of the store a long time ago. IDK do whatever the fuck you want, I'm out...

>> No.56165713

>>56165498
You are really retarded, aren't you?

Have you newshits ever heard of reverse trolling?
This guy is obviously someone trolling you to obtain that very reaction towards Steinhart.
No one is that stupid.

>> No.56165811

>>56162739
Does that happen with impact or just on its own?

>> No.56165814

>>56165713
>No one is that stupid.
I've witnessed a lot of stupid in my time here.

Frankly, the stirrings of a shill/reverse troll would not change my opinion of Steinhart.

70% of their range is complete shit, or tasteless copies.

The OVM is a great homage and a great piece, love it. Sold my Ocean One to get it on my wrist sooner.

I can't speak for their field watches or chronos. Not a fan of the styling of either, so never had much desire to get any in or try any out.

>> No.56165833
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I prefer pocket watches.

>> No.56165855

>>56165811
Screen tearing is a known issue for OG Pebbles and it's because the vibration thing. Can be easily fixed though.

>> No.56165926

>>56165814
Who cares if Steinhart is shit? That's beyond the point here.
Stop being such an internet newfag crying wolf like a hopeless retard, the more you do it the more this guy will troll you, you guys have been shitting up the last threads like no tomorrow.

>> No.56165941

>>56165926
Because god only knows it's only that shitting up the thread.

>> No.56165961

>>56165855
How can you fix it? I have mine coming in tomorrow

>> No.56165969

>>56165322
The dial moving is not the same as the entire watch movement moving. You of all fucking people should know this, idiot. Most watches with have a little play in their spacers to get them in and out.

>> No.56165990

>>56165941
Stop being such a newfag.

>> No.56166048
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>>56165926
Steinhart is really not shit, only ignorant people who values watches by how much they pay would call them shit.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TwvnKKt-DBQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p0EEHPSx-sE

Here's two of the MOST respect watch reviewers in the world. These people between them have hundreds of thousand dollars worth of watches. Yet they put their name on the line praising Steinhart.

-2824-2 Elabore, great movement one of the best. Steinhart also added in an Incabloc and Dufour Balance
-Sapphire crystal on a watch this cheap, almost virtually impossible most watch in this price range use mineral or "HARDEX"
-316L stainless steel the same used in Tudor and Rolex
-their divers are tested for 300m by DIN
-their pilots are tested for impeccable accuracy
-most Steinharts retain its value, with the majority increasing in value

No Steinhart is not shit, not by a long shot. Sinn and Seiko shills call them shit because they are scared Steinhart would put them out of business. The most people find out about Steinhart the more of a threat it is to truly shit companies like Sinn and Seiko.

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56166066

>>56155312
nothing wrong with an skx007 for 183 shekels

>> No.56166099

>>56165969
It's probably a cumulative of both the spacer fucking up which causes the dial pegs from snapping.

>> No.56166169
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>>56166048
Also unlike Steinhart Sinn uses a chinese made TC 2824 movement which they modify in-house. Regardless its still a chinese movement. A few years back Sinn was caught doing this with some of their watches. We don't know if they are still using Chinese made movements but I don't want to take that risk by Sinn watches.

>> No.56166184

>>56166048
See? How can anyone read two lines of that crap and think it's legit? He's so obviously reverse trolling.

>> No.56166225

>>56166184
I will assume you're right, for my sanity's sake.

>> No.56166240

>>56166169
Err you are trying to make Steinhart owners look bad, Sinn doesn't use fake movement. Yes Sinn is overpriced for the same quality watches as Steinhart but they use authentic Swiss movements in their watches. Top grade ETA, which is the same as Tag Heuer which in all honestly doesn't mean jackshit since its not Chronometre grade.

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Okay /k/, tell me the truth. How stupid would I look wearing one of these if I am not a pilot? This thing just look cool, I really want one is all.

>> No.56166402
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3 timezones are handy.

>> No.56166462

>>56166240
Stop replying to yourself

>> No.56166465

>>56166402
Nice rep.

>> No.56166716

>>56166066
Is that a cutie grill? :3

>> No.56166750

>>56166465
That looks pretty real to me.

>> No.56166752

>>56166334
Depends on your attire. Yes you'll look stupid wearing it with normal street or business attire.

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>>56166465
>>56166750

Came from an AD, new. Yes it's real.

>> No.56166821

Is archie fucking real or fake, I thought he was a real slightly retarded guy, but it's just getting out of hand, he started making a series of "confession videos" because of the "blackmaler", and in his last vid he's fucking drunk.

>> No.56166864

>>56166821
He's pretty real. Doesn't mean he never lies though.

>> No.56166866

>>56165509
I think that's the joke.

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>>56166334
>one of the best selling Seikos we carry besides the SKX
Believe it or not there are people who are so hardcore flight sims that they buy one of these, and it really works. There's some sort of new flight sim MMORPG where you just fly commercial airlines all day and make fake money, which boosted its sale a lot.

Yes, you will look stupid. Get one of these if you want to impress the ladies.

>> No.56166982

>>56166787
Why are you shopping a fake (You) on my post?

>> No.56167017

>>56166864
The quality of posts is extremely important to this community. Contributors are encouraged to provide high-quality images and informative comments.

>> No.56167020

>>56165833
Regrettably the picture is too out of focus for others to appreciate it.

The background is however excellent to improve the dynamic range in the image.

>> No.56167055

>2.5 year old Speedmaster Professional straight from Omega
>Keeps time within specs any time I'm actually looking at it
>But evey now and then I wake up and it's off by like 4 hours when I check on it in the morning

What the shit is this fuckery?

How can it lose so much time randomly overnight?

Is this normal?

And this is not frequent. It's happened twice in about 2.5 months.

>> No.56167095
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>>56166334
>This thing just look cool
OK, you just made me curious: exactly what aspect of this overly busy face did you find cool?

>> No.56167120

>>56167055
its an automatic, it probably ran out of power overnight. dummy

>> No.56167127

So Quartz is most accurate movement right?

>> No.56167142

>>56167055
>6 months past warranty
just according to keikaku

>>56167120
No it's not.

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>>56167127
No.

>> No.56167162

>>56167146
How much is that?

>> No.56167182

>>56167162
There are only a handful of the bathys atomic watches in existence. On the kickstarter for it you could get one if you pledged $6k.

>> No.56167201

>>56167142
well then i guess its fucked lol

>> No.56167204

>>56167120
>its an automatic

What?

>>56167142

Any idea why this happens ?

It's weird

>> No.56167206

>>56167182
Woah that's a lot. Quartz is like $20

>> No.56167221
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>>56167120
An Omega Speedy Pro is not an automatic senpai.

BTW, what is the four watches you promised yourself in this life time /g/? I am about to buy the first. How do I rate?

>> No.56167248

>>56167221
I'll probably buy a reverso and a patek at some point. Already got the rolex I want. Might get a steel AP royal oak.

>> No.56167252

>>56167206
No shit, it's a new technology for wristwatches. The seiko quartz astron was 450k yen back in 1969. That was enough money to buy a new car those days.

>> No.56167285
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>>56167248
The Cartier has always been a favorite for me, even though they might have stumbled during their Costo and Quartz days. I do love the Reverso as well, a gold one especially.

>> No.56167351
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What could be waiting for me when I get home from work?

>> No.56167388

>>56167351
An homage of an homage

>> No.56167472
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>>56167351
my first diver

>> No.56167573

>>56167472
It's the Mako USA II btw

262.50 USD for a sapphire crystal, screw down crown, in house nip movement, all that good shit.

>> No.56167615

>>56167573
Pretty nice anon.

>> No.56167996

>>56162067
that looks retarded

>> No.56168021

Ok, help me out. What is the minimum rating on a watch if I want to swim with it and general horseplay (I know movement adds pressure) in any type of water, fresh, salt, and chlorine?

>> No.56168036

watchmakeranon you lurkin?

i know you dont take watches anymore, but do you happen to know anyone with experience on vintage (all American) Hamilton's?

im having real trouble searching for someone and any help would be appreciated.

any other anons with helpful info too.
RGM was suggested already.

>> No.56168040
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>>56167472
put the strap from my seiko 5 sport on it, not a huge fan of metal bracelets. probably going to order a blue or blue/silver nato strap

>> No.56168051

>>56168040
mirin hairy arm

>> No.56168077

>>56168021
100m.

>> No.56168097

>>56168077
100m? He just wants to swim. He won't go more than 5m under water.

>> No.56168108

>>56168021
>>56168077
Actually you can get away with 50m with some brands. But 100m is a good general rule for non-diving water sports (not the fetish).

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>>56168051
What about the hairy lip?
I actually shaved before the interview for the job I have now, made it almost 8 weeks without shaving. Pic is at the 6 week mark.

>> No.56168138

>>56168128
Naisu!

>> No.56168169

>>56168128
Is your home board /mlp/ or /tv/?

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>>56168169
sheeeiit, I lurked /sci/ during undergrad, not sure why, and I frequent /ck/ and /p/ sometimes.
Mustaches are cool I swear

>> No.56168326

>>56166881
Watches that impresses the ladies:
Hipster girls: Any vintage Calavatra style dress watch (i.e. Waltham, Vulcain, Zenith, etc. ). Moonphase is a plus.
Yuppie girls: Cartier Tank, Reverso.
Gold diggers: Royal Oak, Gold Sub, Daytona, any easily recognizable, garish, blingy watch.
Actual whores/strippers: Same as above except a lot of them can actually recognize replicas, and will also be able to ID real haute horology pieces easily.
Basic Bitches: "minimalist" watches (regardless of quality) like Movado museum.
90% of grills won't care about or recognize anything else.
Source: am polyamorous man.

>> No.56168379

>>56168326
Are you fucking stupid?
The only watches that will impress chicks is a sub and the apple watch
You're fucking kidding yourself if you think someone is going to notice your Zenith.

>> No.56168383

>>56168326
Grand Seiko will get me guys though right?

>> No.56168420
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56168420

I'm going to make my own watch with numitrons. The cyber punk thread died and they seemed rather ambivalent to the idea. Would something like this be too autistic for real life?

Yes, the irony of asking a bunch of watch autists if something is autistic is lost on me.

>> No.56168430

>>56168379
Check your reading comprehension. I said "style", not that they'll actually recognize it (well, most. dated a girl into watches whose grail is a Zenith moonphase).
Also Apple watch is not really a watch :^)

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>>56168420
Wozniak has one, I'll let you decide if that makes it too autistic.

>> No.56168455

>>56168420
A nixie tube clock is a joke to build
It's overdone frankly
>>56168448
You can get one for less than 400 bucks IIRC

>> No.56168473

>>56168379
No. Apple watch or some gaudy gold colored piece of shit with MK or FOSSIL slapped on it.

>> No.56168476
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>>56168448

I got to see one of those at my local range. Those are real nixies, the smallest made if I remember correctly. Numitrons were the age of nixie, but not nixie. Still would love to have that.

>>56168455

Not a clock. I am making my own clock but I'm talking about a wrist watch with numitrons.

>> No.56168499

>>56168476
>numitrons
Thats even more retarded than a nixie tube watch
have fun

>> No.56168524
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56168524

>>56168499

Sounds like a case of the sour grapes. Stay mad.

>> No.56168712

>>56168326
I convinced this girl that a $75 is a $10,000 watch, bitches are dumb yo.

>> No.56168749
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>>56167221
Tudor Princedate, Omega Aquaterra and a Reverso. Shit-tier, I know.

>> No.56168995

>>56168712
Yeah, that's why I said "style" for most of the categories. Also 80% of girls (and guys for that matter) will fall under "basic bitches", adjustable to where you live and your profession of course. The only place guaranteed to have anyone "appreciate" an expensive time piece (outside of the obvious watch related establishments/events) is a higher end strip club.

>> No.56169039

>>56168995
By the way, I've even had strippers recognize my mid-tier stuff. They know it excites us if they mention it.

>> No.56169252

>>56167472
>>56167351
Fuuuuuuuuuuuuu, Wanted the Blue Mako 2 that was on sale on LongIsland for like $185, went to bed and it was sold out next day, and now no where to be seen on sale under $200... How is it in the sun?

>> No.56169287

>>56169252
Don't know yet, when I got home it was overcast and about to rain. and it was dark maybe an hour later. We'll see tomorrow

>> No.56169422

>>56167248
I have a rolex too and just ordered an AP extra slim. I was really wanting a Patek. Maybe in 10 more years when I turn 50.

>> No.56169655
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56169655

alright friends, tell me about these watches

I currently own a 116509 Rolex Daytona that was a hand me down but I'm working on a modest collection on my own. I'm trying to steer from major luxury brands if possible.

>> No.56169715

>>56169655

If you've got the money to afford that Tudor you should forget about the others and look at other brands that are of a similar price and quality level. Oris, Sinn, Alpina, and Damasko are just a few examples off the top of my head.

>> No.56169967
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>when the ladyboys keep charging you extra

>> No.56170074

>>56163769
NATO = watch is secure as fuck, comfier than regular straps because the buckle part does not dig into your tendons on the lower part of your wrist, you can wash them with your shitty undies, quality is excellent, they look great on all non dressy watches, somewhat cheap to replace unless you buy the best of brands... feel free to add more, anons.

>> No.56170087
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56170087

>>56161294
Sadly, the one I've purchased doesn't hum.

Pic related I've posted before

>> No.56170335

>>56170087
Hows the accuracy on that? How does it compare with thermo compensated quartz?

>> No.56170384

>>56169655
Post Daytona.
What kind of watch do you want next? Dress? Diver? Field? Flieger?
>>56169715
Pretty much this. If you're used to a Rolex, anything below upper-mid tier will underwhelm you.

>> No.56170438

>>56169967
Has the rektening begun? And why can't i stop watching this disgusting shit?

>> No.56170496

>>56170438
This, my initial reaction was to hate him for being so fucking fat but his videos aren't too bad. I actually kind of like him.

>> No.56170687

>>56170496
You're talking about Archie right? Not that I have anything against the other fat fuck, other than the fact that he's butt buddies with TGV.

>> No.56170905

>>56169715
That specific Tudor has a pretty ugly font on the dial though. That chapter ring is kind of ugly too.

>> No.56171418
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>>56167573
They jacked up the prices so much. I bought the original blue mako for < $100 when they 50% off codes on orientusa. It was rubber but I just bought a blue bond strap for it.
It broke after i dropped it so I upgraded. Also bought a random modded Seiko as a beater but I hardly use it.

>> No.56171684
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favorite watches on a bracelet under 40mm and under $500?

>> No.56171722
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>>56171684
seiko bishop remake.

>> No.56171753

>>56170438
Because its fully as fuck, and Archie is fucking tearing it all down. I was surprised to see that TGV is into that sex tourism shit as well.

>> No.56171821
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>>56171722

Do you actually own one? Because I own an SCED037 and it's got a kind of shitty folded link bracelet and I can't image those are any different.

>> No.56171947

>>56167221
>cigar break
>speedmaster
>drinking with friends
>Tank
You what?

>> No.56172044
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can someone tell me what all of these hands do? Need it for research and Im at dead end. Or atleast post some article about it. thanks

>> No.56172082

>>56171821
Not that other anon.
Is this worth getting?

>> No.56172143

>>56172082

I personally do not think it is worth the current prices people are charging for it. For the ~$280 USD I payed to buy it when it came out I think it was an OK deal.

>> No.56172220

>>56172143
Yeah that was my opinion too.
Haven't seen anything at a reasonable price, even the ones in other color styles are up around $800 most places

>> No.56172229

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8BN3IU-Kc2I

This is what watch collecting will do to you.

>Rolex
>not even once

I am not a big fan of that faggot TGV but can't he sue the shit out of Archie for doing this?

>> No.56172655

>>56172229
Can you -or anyone else- red pill me about the problem going between those two?

I haven't been puting attention before.

>> No.56172733

>>56157139
it looks cheaper than the calender/moon phase complication watches that I like but that's only because it is.

to me it just doesn't look as finished as a complicated watch should in my opinion

>> No.56172747

>>56172044
Hours, minutes, seconds, date, month, power reserve and either the deviation or even a regulator(?)
That's my educated guess

>> No.56172768

>>56157139
also

>counting weeks but not the month

seems like a cop-out because even a triple calender is too much for them to make cheaply. I do remember some anon was looking for the week counter complication though. A Zeppelin quartz watch also does this if he is still around and looking.

>> No.56172810

>>56166787
arent the "R"s in ROLEXROLEXROLEX on the chapter rings supposed to match up with each hour?

>> No.56172842

>>56168749
I like the cut of your jib, anon

>> No.56172869

>>56172655
Archie has been copying and talking shit about TGV since TGV has taken off reasonably well for a niche channel and Archie hasn't.

that's about it

>> No.56173141

>>56172810
Not that i have heard.
There are a couple of other marks that make me suspicious, the picture is not high enough resolution for proper comparison to mine.

List cheap 4 hand movements....

If it was anything but a gmt I'd be more suspect.
But that's a pain in the ass to find cheap movements for.

>> No.56173178

>>56166821
Not sure. His real name is Paul Pluta and Archie is supposed to be a character, but I don't know how many of the real world he brings into the Archie character. Probably a lot.

Archie is supposed to be the Filthy Frank of horology.

>> No.56173666

>>56172044
>>56172747
the last one is an equation of time indicator, it shows the difference between apparent and mean solar time. the difference between when the sun goes down according to the clock and in real time. so at the time pictured the sun goes down 10 mins later then when the watch would indicate with the hours/minutes.

>> No.56173732

>>56167221
i want a vintage royal oak a piaget annual calendar and a 900p and a couple of late 90s GP quartzers. those are the really expensive/hard to find ones.

>> No.56173869
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ZULU strap just came in the mail

>> No.56173888
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Fuck, is ETA really this hard to handwind or did I fuck something up with the oiling of the mainspring or reversing wheels? Or fucked up the crown? Rotor winding seems fine though.

>> No.56173981

>>56173888
Should be easy to hand wind.
Might be compressing one of the gears to the spring barrel, or the spring barrel.
Please don't try to force it, i was always warned about the crown stem breaking.
Could also be that the spring is fully wound already too, which would mean breaking the spring of over wound

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>>56171418
These are my beaters for work, then I have the Seiko 5 sport which I also got earlier this week, and now the mako. Wanted to get a mechanical movement, and got the seiko, wasn't considering a dive watch but then copped the mako on a whim and am glad I did, I really like it so far.

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>>56154972
Need some help /wt/. I contacted the owner of Celadon (Ben) a few months back to place a purchase for the third series Imperial. We talked about method of payment etc. and I was waiting for his response of when he'd want me to preform the transaction via PayPal. This was more than a few months back and he hasn't replied and I honestly don't know what to think.
Maybe am just looking for reassurance from another Imperial owner since I know a few people here are owners of some of the series. But did anyone else experience such long waiting times?

>> No.56174111

>>56173981
That's another concern, that somehow the greasing of the mainspring barrel wall is not good enough, and the mainspring doesn't slip soon enough.

>> No.56174212

>>56174045
Did you try any of his other emails (his gmail is monsieur.bc)? In any case, just try emailing again, and be patient.

>> No.56174638
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Ain't nothing simpler than a digital text watch

>> No.56175004
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So this is a 70's watch. How would brown rally leather looks like? Also dark or lighter brown?

>> No.56175106

>>56175004
>russian watch on the right
Squat leather is what you need.

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>>56175106
>hating on Vostoks
>hating on slavshit in general
>>/reddit/

>> No.56175348

>>56174212
I did email him but we preferred to talk via Facebook dm. I'll try again but it's ngl it's getting alittle iffy with months of no response. You'd think he'd be keen to sell if am willing to pay right now.

>> No.56175421

>>56175004
Anyone? I can't make decisions on my own, you know.

>> No.56175489

>>56168326
>Actual whores/strippers: Same as above except a lot of them can actually recognize replicas, and will also be able to ID real haute horology pieces easily.
True.

A news paper around here brought to light that some of the major customer groups for high end watches were foreign prostitutes. They use watches as an easily transportable means for taking money out of the country. On returning to their home countries they convert the watches to cash and this fuels the second hand market.

It is therefore essential that they know a good watch from a fake.

Not surprisingly this is a market the watchmakers do not talk about.

>> No.56175658

>>56175004
i feel like rally doesnt work well with gold desu

get a cognac coloured strap desu

>> No.56175716

>>56168430
>grail is a zenith moonphase
i would of dropped desu

>> No.56175762

>>56175658
K, I'll try to find a reasonably priced one on Ebay that's obviously not PU. This is my only 20mm watch, I'm not yet willing to drop Hirsch money on a strap that's only good for a single watch in my collection. Know any good Yuropoor sellers?

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>>56169039
There is something very wrong in the world when the best customer service comes from strippers. In case someone misunderstands: the problem is not that strippers provide service in addition to their "service", the problem rather is that few else cares enough to give good service or care about their fellow human.

>>56167472
>diver
Why do som many diving watches have blue faces? Considering that blue-green has the longest transmission in water this would provide worse contrast to the lume than a red face, even a red lumed face.

>>56172044
Very nice. Why is it that pocket watches typically are elegant and have a lot of information yet without being busy? Wrist watch designers have much to learn.

>>56172768
>counting weeks but not the month
By thoughts too.

> I do remember some anon was looking for the week counter complication though.
That would be me. Still looking.

>A Zeppelin quartz watch also does this if he is still around and looking.
Thanks for the lead (no pun), checking now.
(later)
Mmmmm, I will be looking for a while there. My tastes are rather specific. I feared I would have to program a smart watch even though they need daily recharge. Ugh.

>> No.56175902

>>56157431

Anyone else?

I can compromise on the chronograph

>> No.56175989
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>>56175902
Long shot but perhaps this one?

>> No.56176719

>>56173141
The Swiss fakes are the worst and this shit is is what I am afraid of when buying used.

>> No.56176755

>>56173888
Please tell me you used ultra high viscosity oil, also why would you fucking oil a somewhat new watch?

>> No.56176779

>>56165961
Search "Pebble screen tearing fix" on google, fuccboi

>> No.56176913

>>56175902
Or this?
http://www.longislandwatch.com/Graf_Zeppelin_7642_5_GMT_Watch_p/7642-5.htm

>> No.56177332

>>56162022
Wtf? How? Why wouldn't the buyer just buy it new for 320?

>> No.56177391

>>56176755
It's a 1975 watch, dummy, so you don't get to lecture me about oiling.

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>>56158601
What about this one senpai?
Its $14 and in steel so it won't put you on the no fly r.right?

>> No.56177474

>>56177332
Due to them all being hand made and precision tuned, it takes a long time for a watch to be complete. Thus their demand is exceedingly higher than supply compared to other brands. People just don't like waiting for a watch.

>> No.56177563
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>>56156749
Buy something that has a big dial and is legible in all conditions.

In 20years your eyes won't be what they used to be and you won't be able to see time in the kind if watch you posted.

Go for a steinheart that looks like pic related. You can wear it with a suit or at the beach. It blends in with any kind of wear.

>> No.56177660

>>56158523
If it was haram it would not put you on a terror watchlist idiot.

>> No.56177692

>>56177474
>>56177563
>two steinshit posts back to back
???

>> No.56177722

>>56165833
>It matches my fedora

>> No.56177761

>>56177474
Dude, Steinshit don't even bother to take out the date wheel/adjustment on their movements for the OVM. That's easy as shit to do, I did it on my 7S26.

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>>56165833
>2016
>Taking a picture of your pocket watch with your flip phone

>> No.56178148
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56178148

>>56173869
Looks really nice, anon. Really like those turtle cares.

>> No.56178680

>>56178148
Thanks!

>> No.56178868
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Anyone can help me to identify this watch? Its from my grand grandmother

>> No.56178881
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>>56178868
The back.

>> No.56178895

>>56172869
It's the opposite.

>> No.56178924

>>56178868
>>56178881

I'm not sure if it is old (and I'm sure it was cheap), but I was always curious about it.

>> No.56179102
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>>56177453
>steel
The case is painted resin my friend. Get pic related for a steel cased digital.

>> No.56180345

>>56178924
It looks old, but maybe not so cheap. It could be mid-range for the time. Nor much info about Mon Réve, the company seems to have existed at least into the early sixties, your seems earlier than that.

Think you can open it and take a pic of the movement (don't do it, if you don't know what you're doing, you'll likely fuck something up)?

>> No.56180717

>>56155661
it would be extremely painful...

>> No.56181147

>>56155286
What a terrible homage.

>> No.56181324

>>56180717
You're a big guy.

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>>56181473
>>56181473

>>56181473
>>56181473

>> No.56181535

>>56181498
What an idiot.

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