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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 [Embed]

Strap guide:

Previous thread:

>> No.56258528
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>> No.56258743
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Picked this up on eBay for £16. It's from 1976. The strap is obviously aftermarket, but feels alright. I have no real need to replace it for now.

Loving that blue Vostok. How much did you pay and what is it called?

>> No.56258764

>The strap is obviously aftermarket

I wouldn't be worried much about the strap as more to it being a Citizen with a badly repainted and a movement that was cobbled together in an Indian shit street.

And it's a 420059, one of the most common of the newer Vostok's around.

>> No.56258777

Book of Samuel? Try reading the New Testament ahi

I just wanted to say that, I don't wear a watch.. I just check my phone

>> No.56258784

I bought it in the UK and feels genuine, though I am no watch expert. Can't go wrong for £16, though.

Thanks for the info.

>> No.56258805

I have that same Vostok.
Worked flawlessly for 5 years (except the bezel ring is loose now).

>> No.56258851

>reading fiction

>> No.56258854

The odd influx of Philipino specials and Indian specials in the UK is somewhat known by now.

As far as genuine goes, i sincerely doubt it can be called like that anymore. More along the lines of a reasonably talented Indian with a paint brush and some diarrhea to lubricate the movement.

Essentially, you're wearing Indian shit on your wrist.

You can remove the bezel and adjust the copper wire so it'll turn tighter.

>> No.56258874

How can I make sure?

>> No.56258899

>How can I make sure?
Avoid the extremely easy to spot repaints, like the one you got.

>> No.56258915
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The SARB017 has been growing on me.
First I found the green dial too much but the more I look at it the better it looks.

What strap(s) should I get for it? Read that the strap it comes with is kind of bad.

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>> No.56258990

I'm feeling it

>> No.56259009

Check the guide as well.

Otherwise, a Fluco Hunter racing or a Rios1931 shell cordovan.

>> No.56259037


I've seen a couple pictures of the Alpinist on mesh bracelets and I think it looks really good.

>> No.56259046

it would be hilarious
the "sport" really adds to the aesthetic

>> No.56259215

>being edgy

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>> No.56259569

I was searching for updates on Buzz Aldring and his Omega Mars watch design. 10 days and I still cannot see anything.

Has anyone else seen anything more specific?

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First for practicality.

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Has anyone bought a perlon strap from StrapCode before? Seems a bit pricey.

>> No.56260606

I can't see how they could be any better than Eulit which are pretty expensive relatively speaking themselves.

>> No.56260616

I need one in 22mm for my Pelagos.

>> No.56260639

Oh yeah Eulit doesn't make those. But are you really complaining about a $30 strap for an almost 4 fucking thousand dollar watch?

>> No.56261148

Get an Eulit Palma while they are still available.

>> No.56261367

About to buy a NATO strap for my trusty Casio F-91W. What should be the size? Also what's a good online store to buy one from, considering I'm a Eurofag?

>> No.56261434


Ideally as thin as possible or just get a black perlon.

>> No.56261435
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Here's my hmt rajat I bought for $14 five years ago.

Its supposed to be an automatic but the fly wheel broke within a week. Thankfully you can still manually wind it.

Going strong for five years. Have to wind it everyday but love it. Accuracy is +20 secs per month.

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Citizen BN0000-04H on gunmetal grey nato

>> No.56261520

Leather Nato, or mesh.

>> No.56261550

Just have it repaired. It has a Miyota 8205 clone movement, which is babymode for any watchmaker.

>> No.56261561

full ross?

>> No.56261579

>+20 seconds per month
>+20 seconds
>20 seconds
>per month

>> No.56261784 [DELETED] 

>Day window
>No day wheel


>> No.56261830
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You know, I am not a fan of Steinhart in fact I don't even own one. But I think its a better watch than the Citizen, especially since it has a ETA 2824-2 which is the same movement used in Tudor watches. It also has sapphire which could have benefited you seeing all of the scratches. And 316L stainless steel which is more durable and scratch/rust resistance than what Citizen/Seiko uses. I am also pretty sure its cheaper as well.

>> No.56262030

what about the width?

>> No.56262143

18mm is the exact width, 20mm if you can find a thin one.

>> No.56262473

>You know, I am not a fan of Steinhart
We can tell.

>> No.56262833


>> No.56263345
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That's like comparing apples and oranges...the citizen is an affordable watch with a quartz movement, not really designed to be a luxury mechanical like the Steinheart. Also, what scratches anon? I see none

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>> No.56263392
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Should I go for it /wt/?

>> No.56263473
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Of course! That watch counters -5 charisma and gives +52% robbery resistance.

>> No.56263486

>The horror, the horror
Please, no.

Also if that is fully lumed you will never be able to sleep.

And once again I must ask if the watch makers have lost all sense of good taste.

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Yeeeeaaaa boiiiiiiiiiiiii

>> No.56263726
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Tell me more about the Seiko on the right!

Shaky car photo..

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>> No.56263945

>>The horror, the horror
>Please, no.
>Also if that is fully lumed you will never be able to sleep.
>And once again I must ask if the watch makers have lost all sense of good taste.

Welcome to the 70's anon.
Not full lumed, they made them that colour on purpose

>> No.56263946

Seiko SNDC99. I love that watch.

>> No.56263974

>that guy with the entry level quartz tag
You should get a trip anonfriend...

>> No.56263979

Radioactive diarrhea at best.

>> No.56264010

I like it anon

>> No.56264229

I see many fully lumed faces but never full face tritium illumination. These can be made very thin so why isn't it in use?

It would be ... awesome!

>> No.56264394

Because it would be stupidly expensive.

>> No.56264621

I see large vials for less than 20 USD. Not too expensive, at least for me.

This would be genuine innovation.

>> No.56264644

>Put glowy shit all over it

>> No.56264687

>You should get a trip anonfriend...
Please explain?

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oh shit, I'm sorry

>> No.56264767

>own glorious german watch AND gun
You must live in Germany or something.

>> No.56264788

Just get a trip man, please...

>> No.56264831

That's pretty based. Steinhart's return policy is a gun to shoot yourself with.

>> No.56264848

It will be in the best possible taste, anon.

Specifically: the day/date fields are not lumed (that I can see) and would not help either after midnight since uncharged fields would be shifted into the apertures and be dark. With full face tritium this would not be a problem anymore.

>> No.56264879

>bought a $500 Movado
>bracelet already scratched
Fug, what do /g/? Can I polish it out somehow? How do I get the fine uniform brushed finish?

>> No.56264986
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Just copped my babbys first watch. Opinions?

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You know the drill WT.

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You know the drill /wt/.

This time without my username in the background.

>> No.56265112

Can't go wrong with an OVM, with all of the features of a Tudor its pretty much the best watch from $0-$2500(especially compared to Sinn snakeoil). Your next step might as well be a Rolex.

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It begins.

>> No.56265153

There should be an option to filter out results from India in ebay.

>> No.56265157

Pretty sure there is.

>> No.56265165

throw it in the trash and buy a watch instead of a pile of shit

>> No.56265194
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Solar, RC, solidly built, £80. Do I jump?

>> No.56265197

Not that I know of. Best I can find is sort by nearest.

>> No.56265220

You can round it down to
Let's be fair here, the first is all you need to ensure it's not a rusky frankenwatch, or some shitstained pajeet school project.

>> No.56265303

At least >>56263807 matches the date ring to the dial.

>> No.56265363

Diving watch and alcoholic drinks? OK.

You get one point for a moon phase. Can a digital one be called a complication? Still, not nice. Don't jump. Save for a Speedmaster.

>> No.56265401

Actually Steinhart intentionally did that because if you look at the 9 O'clock markers its a bit rectangular. This gives the watch a slight symmetry.

>> No.56265420

>At least >>56263807 matches the date ring to the dial.

That Tag is a multi-kilobuck watch so that's only to be expected. Though you'd be surprised how many companies still fuck that up in that price range.

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Super reliable watch

>> No.56266010

Noob here, I'm getting a bambino with a grey dial, what strap do you guys recommend go with it? Thanks

>> No.56266064

The Bambino comes with a superb strap. Any strap you buy will likely be a downgrade from what comes with it.

>> No.56266115


You've obviously never worn an actually good leather strap because the one on the Bambino is mediocre at best.

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Why not a 5610 instead?

>> No.56266211

You can say that about anything if price isn't an issue.

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>there will never be an affordable watch with a 100% in house movement

g-guess i better start saving up for a Nomos...

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>> No.56266283


Ever heard of a little company called Seiko? They are one of possibly even the most vertically integrated watch manufacturer there is.

>> No.56266343

If leather, you'll want to spend at least $50 to get a decent one. Otherwise you're better off with what comes with it. Also don't buy any strap that is labelled "genuine leather". Make sure it's at least top grain and idealy full grain. Hirsch, Crown and Buckle, and Le Luca are probably your best bet.

>> No.56266364


>> No.56266375
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Recommend me a good watch under $30 that's good for running and one that's good for everyday wearing.

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He might not consider Seikos "in house" because their movements are not exclusive to Seiko watches. A lot of Chinese Seagull watches have technically in house movements but you wouldn't consider them to have the prestige of say even a Montblanc with an in-house movement.

>> No.56266414


All Swiss watches have 90% Chinese made parts. Assembling them in Switzerland is the main cost.

>> No.56266416

Seiko and Vostok

>> No.56266423
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May as well just buy a Chinese watch with an in-house movement then.

>> No.56266445

IIRC a lot of $10k+ watches uses Seiko Mainspring. But I guess you know better than Luxury Watch companies.

>> No.56266451

literally on every surface light is illuminating

>> No.56266452
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What's your budget? You can get Longines column wheel chronograph in-house movement fro around $1700. There are cheap Frederique Constants with in-house movements too.

>> No.56266462

w2c keyboard/keycaps

>> No.56266497

I point was that he might not consider a 7s26 an in house movement due to their ubiquity, not that Seikos aren't good or have extremely high quality movements/components.

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you're going to have to find an old cherry highscreen keyboard, a royal glam case and gons pcb, then solder it yourself.

>> No.56266502

Question /wt/, what is more Fedora-Tier, Vostok or Orient?

>> No.56266559

Ridiculous to even think that, Seiko don't even make their non-Seiko movement inhouse that division is given to Seiko Instrument under Epson.

>> No.56266639
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why the heck doesn't your watch have 80 hours power reserve?

>> No.56266646

>He might not consider Seikos "in house" because their movements are not exclusive to Seiko watches
That's not how that works

>> No.56266691

Because my watch have a 5 year power reserve?

>> No.56266711

Orient buys their movement parts from Seiko.

>> No.56266746

Their high end movements are exclusive to Seiko watches. Their low end movements are manufactured in China and sold to companies like Invicta with NH35 for example. Although, NH35s are not used in any Seiko branded watch.

>> No.56266783

You are completely utterly wrong. The NH35/A is made in Japan, which is why it said made in japan on the movement. The 4R36 which is the same movement found in the Seiko Turtle and Sumo is made in Malaysia. Seiko and Seiko/Epson Instruments does not make any of their movements in China. Sure Invictas are assembled in China but the movements came from Japan.

>> No.56266789

Signed up to attend a watchbuys road show

What should I expect

>> No.56266819

China and Japan is basically the same 3rd world country. It's not swiss which was his point.

>> No.56266854

you got me there!

>> No.56266972

My friend bought a Invicta with a NH35 and it was surprisingly accurate. I put it on my timegrapher and measured it in a few different positions and it only varied between -2 to 3 s/d. Not sure how long that accuracy will last though. Also he never wears it because it looks too much like a Rolex, only bought it to add a diver to his collection.

>> No.56266987


Nice Swatch Sistema 51!

>> No.56267053

Correction for grammar:

NH35(A) = 4R36 they are the same exact movement.

>> No.56267067

Nothing wrong with the NH35, the 9015 is slightly better but both movements are good to go in the diving watch world.

>> No.56267071

>Factory adjusted by laser
>Can't be adjust by hand ever
Isn't the point of a mechanical watch it's repairability?

>> No.56267158

The balance wheel is calibrated by a laser I think, not the time.

>> No.56267208

Yeah I meant rate adjustment. Even Rolexes need a service every 5 to 7 years and that includes rate adjustment. What happens 5 years down the road when >>56266639 needs a rate adjustment? Are you screwed or can you send it to Tissot to readjust the balance with a laser?

>> No.56267853
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You talking about this one? Does it only come in black?

>> No.56268409

A cool but somewhat autistic rep (Rob?) who won't hesitate to correct you if you say something ignorant. Otherwise, lots of Sinns, Fortises, Junghans, Hanharts, Nomos, and a few micro-brand watches (I listed them in order of #samples they brought) for you to look at, in an "intimate" hotel suite setting (which is why the registration fills up so quickly). I went to the Irvine one last month and did a short write up/posted a ton of pics several threads back. You can't buy a watch there unfortunately.

>> No.56268617

Paul Pluta will be at the DC one from what I understand because he needs to go to NYC to bring a lawsuit against a few parties there. Kinda would like to go and hang out with him, he seems like a cool guy.

>> No.56268845

Anyone have any experience with the Streya COSMOS? How does it compare with the Speedy Pro.

>> No.56269075

Quartz movement more accurate AND cheaper.

>> No.56269284

it's NYC now? it was London last I heard.

who are you talking to?

>> No.56269386
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>> No.56269521

If you go quartz may as well go thermo-compensated:

A typical quartz watch like a cheap casio is specified to +/- 30 seconds a month or +/- 1 s/d.
A typical mechanical watch will keep time to +/- 10 s/d. A chronometer grade more like +/- 3 s/d.
A thermo-compensated quartz will keep time to +/- 10 seconds per year or +/- 0.027 s/d.

So.. a quartz watch is typically 10 times more accurate than a mechanical watch, but a thermo-compensated quartz is 37 times more accurate than a regular quartz, and 370 times more accurate than a typical mechanical.

>> No.56269563

How much more is thermo?

>> No.56269571

I still can't believe how inaccurate mechanicals are. How do you guys live with your watch being out 10 seconds a day?

>> No.56269603

Streya went bankrupt when the USSR fell, Streya right now is just some right Russian/Chink buying the name only. Back in the 60s however Streya shits all over the Speedy Pro. It would have been the first watch on the moon if it weren't for the faked moonlandings.

>> No.56269613

Around $340. COSC Tissot or Certina DS-2 are options. But you can get a Bulova Precisionist that has some pretty cool tech in it that makes them comparable to thermocompensated quartz without traditional thermocompensation. Those you can get for $150 at the cheapest.

>> No.56269688

Typically quartz inaccuracy comes from the fact that the quartz crystal's oscillation rate is dependent on temperature. A thermo-compensated watche use a circuit that measures the temperature and compensates by changing how many oscillations the circuit has to count to advance a second. Bulova's precisionist movements don't have this circuit so are not thermo-compensated quartz movements. However they use special quartz crystals that oscillate at a higher frequency and using a different vibration mode. Traditional quartz crystals are a two pronged fork shaped like tuning fork and the two prongs oscillate from side to side. The Bulova quartz crystal is trident shaped and the prongs vibrate by twisting, and also at a much higher frequency. The torsional vibration mode and the higher frequency makes it less affected by temperature variations, thereby cancelling out thermo effects without an actual compensation circuit.

>> No.56269703
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The COSC Tissot.

>> No.56269730
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Certina DS-2. Not COSC certified but still has TC movement.

>> No.56269749
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A Bulova with a Precisionist movement. One of their less retarded designs.

>> No.56269758

they really need to make a hobby board for shit like this

>> No.56269813

10 s/d is liveable. You just it once every week.

>> No.56269896

You can't believe that mechanical devices don't magically keep perfect time?

>> No.56270028

Black, brown, gray and hideous bright blue. On the current production run.

>> No.56270110

He has a lot of people to sue. Basically one of the guy that he wanted to sue in London is the father of the guys he wanted to sue in NYC.

>> No.56270124
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Got a fake ass DW watch for $3.80. Surprisingly it's actually lasted me two weeks without the strap breaking or battery fucking up

>> No.56270187

>buying a fake DW
How is your fake Steinhart doing?

>> No.56270226

Never bought that, literally my first time buying a wrist watch in years. Don't browse this general so I don't know what all the memes are. All I know is that you guys love terrorist watches

>> No.56270240

Different anon chiming in, avoid the random Steihart shills.

It's more or less one sperg on a shilling spree but even so.

>> No.56270269

You're so wrong, /wt/ has changed...

I'm not even shilling you fucking moron, Daniel Wellingtons are fucking $50 fashion watches. Buying a fake of a $50 is fucking retarded, its like buying a fake fucking Steinhart.

>> No.56270281

Wasn't referring to you in particular, just gave out general notice as per this months shitposter.

>> No.56270309

You're a fucking moron for even pointing it out, you're giving him attention. Just STFU from now on.

>> No.56270335


There's no need to be butthurt over petty things.

>> No.56270349

I see ads for some brand called karlex all the time.
They look good and don't cost too much but maybe they're shit quality, I have no idea.
Do any of you know?

>> No.56270493


I had never heard of them until now. I had a look at their site and they won't say what movement they use in their watches. Which means it's some cheap Chink shit. I advise staying away.

>> No.56270497

>that W
can't be unseen

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>even spending 3.80 on that

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>checked out the /fa/ watch thread
The fuck is wrong with people over there?

Approved list:
-Motherfucking HM

Fucking tell me right now what meds do I need to take to forget the last fucking 30 mins.

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This magic potion is pretty much the only one that works after being exposed to so much misguidedness. Bottoms up!

>> No.56270722

This fucking faggot is arguing that "high end" Tags and Movados are in the same league as Rolex, JLC and Omegas. And shit like Steinshit and Junkers is better than Seiko and Orient.

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And there are idiots agreeing with him... FFS...

>> No.56270764

there is nothing wrong in buying a fake fashion watch, because you are actually buying a real fashion watch for what it is actually worth (or in many cases just a few dollars more than its worth)

mvmt and DW should only be purchased off aliexpress

>> No.56270816

my mechanical watch is my time. Time is relative and its measurement is arbitrary.

my mechanical watch is accurate enough for practical day to day use and provides a measurement of time unique to its carrier. Even if that's just the way it makes me think about time.

>> No.56270836

No, buying anything MVMT or DW fake/real is retarded. Period, a Timex Military looks better and actually fucking works. Paying money to put a fucking hunk of lead filled metal on your wrist that will only break down in a week is retarded. Even if its $3...

>> No.56270951

I found a thread at a place and a guy said that he found watches just like those on alibaba

>> No.56271122
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Long strap is long. Wtf, Jurgens. I know Germans love the BBC, but my tight American butthole can't take something this long and thick.

>> No.56271134
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Onichan it's too big! You're hurtng me!

>> No.56271167

When it gets noticeable (usually at ~3min fast), I reset it. That happens twice a month.

>> No.56271173
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This Goyim required circumcision. Oy vey.

>> No.56271229
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Somewhat more manageable now

>> No.56271444

I want a bulova with the sexy sweep.
What models should i be looking at?

>> No.56271469
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Mine is still going strong, i kick the shit out of it every day and 3 months later.
$40 was not bad

>> No.56271516

Buy it for looks buy it for life.

>> No.56271542
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WAY/wt/ senpai?

>> No.56271543

They all say accutron.
Not all are sexy sweep watches.
I need help to sort the shit from the not

>> No.56271580

more like tag horror with tackymeter amirite

>> No.56271601

That Seiko is my dream chrono.

>> No.56271602


>> No.56271630

For $40 you could get a good digital watch.

>I kick the shit out of it every day
You're a fucking spastic if you bash your watch every day.

>> No.56271635
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Good job anon, time to get its brother.

>> No.56271879

That doesn't matter, it's still not how that works

>> No.56272000

Perfect is not necessary. However given that the longitude problem was solved rather a long time ago and that modern technologies allows for enormously increased precision it is a fair question why mechanical watches are not better.

What then is the reason for the inaccuracies? And what is the reason why the rates vary with orientation? And equally importantly, what can be done to improve?

Having worked on photo lithography and dry etching I am surprised this is not more used than in a few of the more peculiar Ulysse Nardin watches. Then again Oechslin was a physicist.

>> No.56272020
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Thoughts on this accutron

>> No.56272056


The UHF movement is pretty cool. I really don't like the design of that specific one though.

>> No.56272079

It's one of the plainer ones, the others are for desk jetpilots.
It congress in silver but i think i like this one more

>> No.56272088

Congress, what the fuck autocorrect?
I meant it comes in silver

>> No.56272112

Dual tone just doesn't do too well these days.

>> No.56272140
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You guys will probably hate it,but
> it was free

>> No.56272163

I can't find the colors you mentioned in the 22mm size.

>> No.56272171

>an original post and watch
Why would we hate that? The same shit gets posted here on a daily basis.

>> No.56272180
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Thoughts on a perlon strap on a Seiko diver?

>> No.56272181
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Another one i like in silver

>> No.56272193
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I thought that's exactly why,glad you like it
> check out the dial at dark

>> No.56272209

Perlon really only works on vintages from the era where perlon was actually common. I also particularly don't like how thin it looks when combined with a chunky watch.

>> No.56272375
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>> No.56272401

>What then is the reason for the inaccuracies?
temperature, humidity, inertia

You could probably build a very accurate mechanical watch in a climate-controlled lab. As soon as you take that watch, put it on your wrist and go about your day, it'll gain/lose a few minutes a week.

>> No.56272405
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Finally all of my phibia parts came in

>> No.56272409

just looking at that sweater makes me itchy

>> No.56272496

if you quit your eyes, the watch on the left looks like a thin and long black penis

>> No.56272576

>why mechanical watches are not better.

Because all the main mechanical watch makers stopped giving the slightest fuck about improving the actual practical engineering of their movements with regards to accuracy and shock resistance in 1975.

The revival of mechanical watches in the post-Quartz era has been driven almost entirely by marketing a fabricated image of luxury, status and prestige where it only matters that the watch is mechanical and what level of "prestige" the movement has, since 99% of the people buying mechanical watches today don't understand movements in the slightest and cannot meaningfully compare the features of a fucking garbage bin tier Miyota 821a to an ETA 2824-2, much less identify and value the finer points of movement engineering.

They pretend to care about movements, but can only tell you what they've read about their relative "prestige." Most of these oblivious mechanicucks don't even own a case back openener and have never even learned to regulate them.

The truth is, the market of mechanical buyers doesn't give the slightest fuck about movement accuracy because they are buying the looks of the watch and it's associated brand and model "prestige" "luxury" and "social status"

>> No.56272646

What watch is this?

>> No.56272658

Ah the stainfart shill returns to talk up the 2824
Yes the stainfart watches use the 2824, the pinnacle of all watch movements ever, designed by shekel golsteen himself in his giant swiss volcano lair.

Did you know that the German space shuttle door gunners wear the same stainfart watches as the German crab farmers who skin dive the mariana trench? Yes ladies and weebs the stainfart really is that versatile!

>> No.56272670

That's pretty cool. I recommend a Strapcode bracelet for it if one is available.

>> No.56272671

Expensive as fuck russian watch, they go for about $600-800 second hand

>> No.56272702


I'm not the Steinshit shill, actually I can't stand Steinshit and I don't even particularly regard the ETA 2824-2 highly, but it's certainly head and shoulders better in every technical respect than a Miyota 821a or Seiko 7s26c.

The broader point was that most mechanical buyers literally don't understand mechanical movements and don't care about accuracy and shock resistance in any meaningful way, so modern mechanical makers invest in marketing the right image rather than in making better engineered movements. Volume produced mechanical movements peaked in 1975 with probably the sole exception of Rolex going to +-2s/d recently.

>> No.56272762 [DELETED] 


I doubt you ever heard of it, its only known for people who knows watches.

>> No.56272790

Out of stock mostly, the German guy i buy them from only has black in 22mm, the rest in 20&18.

>> No.56273310

Google "strela tribute 42 mm"

>> No.56273466

I've had this watch for 6 months. Synchonized it to NIST time when I got it. So far it has only deviated by a second.

>> No.56273548
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What do you guys think of eterna?
They have some pretty decent designs and (some) even inhouse movements.

sure their retail prices are ridiculous but you can get them very cheap if you know where to look.

currently thinking of getting one

>> No.56273644
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As a mechanical only fag I expected to hate this, but I haven't taken it off in 3 days. Ignore the shitty notch job on the strap, I only had 24 and 20mm straps for some reason.

>> No.56273654
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Not bad for 30 bucks shipped

>> No.56273661
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Sorry for what? Our daddy told us not to be ashamed of our dicks, especially since they are such good size and all.

ps where di u get these keycaps

>> No.56273673

Where did you get those hands?

>> No.56273780
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I regulate my own watches and have built my own watch. But mine are mostly inexpensive.. I doubt that someone who has paid more than 2k on their watch would want to open it and touch the insides. I think I've had enough of mechanical watches for now though, they are too finicky, so my future watch purchases are going to be exclusively tc quartz or spring drive.

>> No.56273892


You're part of a very small minority on that front, and good on you for actually being interested in the mechanical aspects.

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He's not the only one, i usually regulate my watches to do at least +10/-10 secs per day.

As far as the pic is concerned, only the 6206 and Monster weren't regulated as they are doing fine so far.

Also, Instead of the ugly resin brick there's a SKX007 on a rather uncommon Seiko rubber strap for an updated picture)

>> No.56274261
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>temperature, humidity, inertia
Temperature can be compensated for by material selection. Some ceramics have very low coefficients of expansion.
Humidity is a bit more unclear, I can see there is a problem if things get wet but is non-condensing humidity a problem?
Inertia - do you mean mechanical or cultural?

This is all very depressing.
Personally I don't care about prestige, I just want certain functionality without looking like a blinged out extra from some hip hop music video.

mechanical looks nice. I like watching the Atmos turn and see the movement. For a wrist watch I am perfectly happy with quartz which is what I have (an old quartz Seiko)

Some of the spring drives have nice faces (Spacewalk, Landmasters etc.) but are humongous and thick.

The industry had a quartz crisis. They might be overdue a MEMS crisis. Pic. related.

>> No.56274873
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Sweet. I know this might not be connected to your post but I cant wait to get my AS1130 <generic 60's mechanical> back from the watchmaker, it went in for a regular service and I'll be picking it up tomorrow morning.

>> No.56274913

Pls no more ceramic memes
Metals are the only thing that should go into a movement

>> No.56274946

This watch should be around 35~36mm isn't it?

>> No.56274955

Did you forget to take the plastic off?

>> No.56275107

38 mm
Yes I have bitchwrists thank you very much

>> No.56275113

Was just curios.

But at least you're buying them to fit your wrist properly.

>> No.56275179

The guy who put it on ebay had one of those expensive screen protectors on it, the kind that bends a bit under pressure and rebounds. I just kept it on.

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>> No.56275422
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>tfw no real wrist PET

>> No.56275464
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why would you want a PET as a wrist?

>> No.56275477
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>Never played MMBN
You missed out

>> No.56275734
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Pretty sure it's a non-issue with the thicker palma perlon.

>> No.56275819
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I dare you anons to find a flaw in this ultimate perfection.
>pro tip: you can't

>> No.56275939

If we were in the early age of converted pocket watches and have it been made out of leather somehow... But ATM it seems like a bad bad smartphone case

>> No.56276563

Th-thanks Senpai

>> No.56276732

Will a pilot watch look stupid with bracelet? (with endlinks)

>> No.56276764

The color of the braclet/bezel is fucking garbage

>> No.56276773
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I think a WW2 flieger style wouldn't look right on a bracelet but more modern style pilots watches look great on them.

>> No.56276779
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You decide

Leather strap or NATO is preferable though

>> No.56276819

Your favorite:


>> No.56276856

After 4 years of use, including 2 years of army time my Orient Mako got scratched the FUCK up, bezel, tachymeter, glass, you name it.
The metal band is in pretty good condition only because I went nato about a year in.
Also it keeps pretty bad time, I lose about 3 minutes every week.

Can I send it to Orient somehow for a servicing and replacement of glass and tachymeter?
If so how much would that cost?
Or do I just get a new one/new watch altogether?

I'm going to be a full-time student in about a year and I think I'll get a seamaster by then, so I might just stick it out.

wat do niggas

>> No.56276941
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Just came in today. Got a wicked deal on it, too.

>> No.56276986


Yeah I agree but I live in a very humid and hot third world country so sweat is a problem. Wearing leather is disgusting because of the sweat.


Looks really nice but I think because its IWC, so of course its nice. I really dig the bracelet.

>> No.56277052


Honestly you'd probably be better off just buying a new one. You can get a new generation Mako from Long Island Watch for $180. Unless you can do it yourself it's not really cost effective to repair these cheap mechanical watches. You just wear them until they're fucked and then buy something new.

>> No.56277089

How much will it cost to service a unitas 6497?

I've been wearing the watch daily since 2009 and it runs a bit late lately, around 5 minutes per week.

>> No.56277299

It's the simplest movement in use today
Any half decent watch maker could do it

>> No.56277594
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Mido has done some interesting things lately with their Calibre 80 chronometer movement. Their watches with this movement are around $740 so not badly priced for a chronometer grade, COSC certified movement. Also, 80 hour power reserve, which is probably due mainly to the 21,600 beat rate.

>> No.56277677

Oh wow, those hands are actually in stock. I've checked out Favinov's ebay before but all he had were stock amphibia hands. Ordering the SE hands right now.

>> No.56277731

Tissot also has chronometers for under 1k. Certainly if you wanted new and COSC they'd be the brands

>> No.56277765

>Metals are the only thing that should go into a movement
Why?? Oechslin has already used similar tech and ceramic springs are also in use. What reason is there to remain in the 1800's?

I-is that ... a tea cozy??

>> No.56277787


Nice bezel anon, where did you buy it?

>> No.56277896

Because ceramic is a meme

>> No.56277975


The fact that you posted that without knowing that the Caliber 80 is actually an ETA 2824-2 turned into a fucking Swatch Sistem51 piece of garbage is a prime example of the ignorance I am talking about.

The Caliber 80 is an ETA 2824-2 with the following bastardizations:

- beat rate lowered
- drivetrain parts made thinner and weaker
- Longer mainspring which puts more torque on the drivetrain
- a fucking plastic balance wheel and pallet fork with the plastic balance wheel being laser cut at the factory and it cannot be re-regulated afterwards

It's basically an unserviceable piece of shit. In 5 years when you take your Tissot/Mido/Hamilton to be serviced for for some outrageous sum by an officially authorized Swatch srrvice center they are going to laugh, throw away the movement and replace it with a new one, close the watch and count your money and laugh again.

>> No.56278181
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>Your favorite:
I'll play.

>tfw there is no perfect flieger (except steinhart, some say)

>> No.56278272

It's not based off a 2824-2 though, its based off of ETA C07.621 which is a distant relative of the 2824. Also, I didn't say that the Calibre 80 is the best movement in the world, I just said that they were doing something at least somewhat new/interesting. I would never buy a Sistem 51 because its unserviceable and has plastic components, but from an engineering perspective it's definitely interesting. I would like to know what the actual service life of the movement is but generally a 21,600 movement will have a longer service life than a 28,000 movement. Also the beat is probably lowered for this reason as well as the longer power reserve. I don't know what materials it's made out of or if there are any plastic components in it but would like to see a tear-down of it. However I know that it did have to pass COSC certification for what that's worth. Either way I wouldn't buy it anyways due to being unserviceable. I'd rather buy a TC quartz where the service is just replacing the battery.

>> No.56278308

The whole point of a longer mainspring is to decrease the displacement per unit torque, increasing the power reserve, usually WITHOUT increasing torque.

>its almost as if people on /g/ don't know what they're talking about

>> No.56278339


You're right, my bad on that point. I should have thought about that one for a bit longer. I still find everything the CO7.111 and all its variants represent utterly objectionable.

>> No.56278409
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You can see the movement being assembled here:

Pallet fork is metal and not like the plastic Sistem 51 fork. Again I have no idea whether or not this movement is actually good or not, just that it's interesting.

>> No.56278571

OK, so what is new?
>Go to Google: new watch complications
>Quickly find that Apple is sitting on the word "complication".
>Adjust: "new watch complications -apple"
>Get one hit: Breitling boasting on a new complication, patented in ... 2007 And it is transferring the power-reserve indication to the oscillating weight.

Do they even try!?

>> No.56278688

What type of watch makers fucking paint their nails? He's some sort of faggot?

>> No.56278739

>$200 avg for a Chronometer 2824
I honestly don't see anything wrong. Can an "expert" point me out what the fuck is wrong with this watch?

>> No.56279551

Yeah on the bezel, but I'm not worried about that, the crystal is fucking prime. That's what matters

>> No.56279623
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Why would you need to wear a stopwatch on your wrist?

>> No.56279690
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fuck off jew

>> No.56279697
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WRC! Rate meh boys, I had this watch for 10 years, I just got to putting a freaking battery in it.


I know I know...

>> No.56279718

>10 years
>Not a scratch or mark to be seen

Perhaps wear it some time?

>> No.56279814
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There's actually tons of marks on it, I just don't abuse my things.

>> No.56279835

>rate meh boys
>here's a stock photo
Yea okay.

Post the actual watch, not some stock photo. Also wear marks doesn't mean you abuse shit.

>> No.56280347
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The 2836-2 COSC Mido is actually cheaper than the Calibre 80 Mido by $140. So is the Calibre 80 actually better than a COSC 2836-2 or are you just paying the price for a new tech? I've seen it mentioned that the Calibre 80 uses a NIVACHOC shock-absorber, a NIVAFLEX NM mainspring, and a ELINCHRON II balance-spring. Anyone know how these components compare to what the 2836 has? Or are they too new to know anything about?

>> No.56280349
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>Penis quartz arrived on Tuesday
>Freshmen packages aren't available until Monday
>My PW3001 conveniently disappears

>> No.56280455
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Torch the post office and cleanse their sins with fire.

>> No.56280558

>admit to being freshmen in college
>avg age 16-17
You know what this means anon...

>> No.56280666
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Me and my baby wrists.

>> No.56280704

>avg age 16-17
How do you come up with this bullshit?

>> No.56280724

Because I was 16 when I was a freshmen in college, don't tell me you didn't skip a year? You must be one of them affirmative action cases...

>> No.56280725

I have no words for this.

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>> No.56280822

Why am I not surprised?

>> No.56280856
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Gonna need some eye bleach for that. Post beautiful watches.

>> No.56280865
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>> No.56280934

What kind of keyboard is that?

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>> No.56281059
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This my main bitch though.

>> No.56281079

IDK but I kinda want.

>> No.56281415


looks like a plastic keyboard cover over the keyboard on a retina macbook pro.

>> No.56281831

I'm at target right now eyeing a Timex weekender. Is it just a meme or should I go for it?

>> No.56281845

They say it ticks loudly. Other than that seems like the cheapest decent analog watch you can buy.

>> No.56281871

Well its not like I can't spend more, but it seems kind of neat for what it is.

>> No.56281918
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>his watch can't even display his waifu

Hahaha faggot

>> No.56282020
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You don't need a gay smartwatch for that

>> No.56282047
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>not being able to tap your waifu to see her different forms

Step up ya game senpai

>> No.56282250
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felt like sharing this

>> No.56282267
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I did it. I dun did the meme. It's actually not bad, i'm not a huge fan of the strap but I bought it for the case and I'll get other straps later.

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recs for a good NATO strap for this guy. took off the metal bracelet and temporarily replaced it with the strap from my seiko 5 sport

>> No.56283083
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Taking apart my HMT watch.

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>> No.56283097
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Shit is rusted pretty bad. Had a +600 s/d rate.

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>that dirty as hell everything

>> No.56283129

Holy fuck anon that looks like a copy of the citizen little homer movement.
Hey when you flip it over could you please take a photo of the crown and the selectors? I think i may be able to use hmt parts to fix my watch!

>> No.56283202

nice mate, I have the black version. It's a great watch.

>> No.56283235

what model anon, I have the pilot one and that looks really good.

>> No.56283261


Thanks. I like it a lot. To be honest, I thought I ordered the black one, buy I like this green so much in person I'm not even mad. I really like it.

>> No.56283322


drilled lugs
solid end links
sapphire crystal
newer movement

I almost bought one of these >>56276941 instead of the seiko 5 sport but couldnt find one in blue cheap enough

>> No.56283344


Check Island Watch. Got this one for $139.

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Just started a thread asking about thoughts on a watch. What are your thoughts about these?

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HMT is a licensed clone of the Citizen 0201, dunno if that helps.

>> No.56283432

I ordered the exact same blue vostok. It should be arriving in a week. Here's me hoping i don't get fucked by the customs with their 100% tax like they did when i bought an Orient Ray some months ago. This is why i fucking hate buying online god fucking dammit

>> No.56283563

all gshocks are good to go. just pick your flavor.

>> No.56283674

A bit bulky but they're pretty well made, I still have mine from 20 years ago.

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>> No.56283719

this is genuinely sad if you guys walk out in public with this. Seek help plz

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And that's as far as I'm getting today. Some of these screws are too small for my screwdrivers. I'll have to buy some better ones.

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I also can't figure out how to disassemble the mainspring from this assembly. Does anyone know how?

>> No.56284179

Fucking magical.
Time to buy a pooloo special for $5
Thanks anon, yeah the homer had the 0201 in.
You just made my fucking week.
I could not find citizen parts anywhere

>> No.56284203

Screws are anti clockwise even though they are not marked as such

>> No.56284491
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Get a 5610 instead, much better size.

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They do the 5610 with a negative display too if that's what you prefer.

>> No.56284690

gonna get a watch from fossil
what should i go for? go go go
(they have these smart watches too which seem kind of neat)
i'm a plain person by the way

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>> No.56284782

aw really? i though you guys would say that

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If you have to get a Fossil get something like this. Otherwise just get Bulova with a precisionist or a Invicta with a NH35.

>> No.56285302

Is there something wrong with the bulova or is it just because of the price range?

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New and impr..... new.
Now with 50% more "lookit me, I'mma speedmaster, daddy!"

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