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

Required viewing for newbies:
https://youtu.be/508-rmdY4jQ

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

Previous thread:
>>57028464

>> No.57055325

>>57055309
first for timex

>> No.57055326

>>57055309
Never weared a watch since 2009. Looking to buy one, budget 250$.

>> No.57055336
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>>57055326
Depends on what style of watch you're looking for. A divers/sports watch, casual and or a dress watch.

>> No.57055347

>>57055336
Casual one, for everyday wearing to work, at home etc

>> No.57055352
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>>57055309
Guide

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>>57055347
SARB033/035, SARY057/059, SRP715/709/711, or perhaps the new Vostok 020 SE as pictured.

>> No.57055410

>>57055309
Hi there!

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>> No.57055420

>>57055367
Nice job, rusanon

>> No.57055439

>>57055367
New Amphibia is an almost perfect one

However, they screwed up by making a non-lume seconds hand, thus stopping it from being a serious diver tool

>> No.57055451

>>57055367
>They finally got rid of the stupid arrow hands
WOTY

>> No.57055581
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My first watch purchase. Boring quartz movement but very cheap. Really wanted to get an automatic/solar one, but couldn't justify the price or inaccuracy.

>> No.57055598

>>57055336
>>57055581
Also bought a black braided nylon strap for it like this guy. Will probably try to use a small flathead screwdriver to swap this leather one out given that I don't have a springbar tool.

>> No.57055695

>>>57050561

What's the model of the strap?

I def want one.

>> No.57055700

My almost brand new Citizen Promaster NY0040 just came in the mail and it feels a much more solid than the 10 year old one I sold a few days ago (bezel clicks, winding). This one has a much more subtle blue sunburst effect in the dial, which is not a bad thing. The older one was way to shiny. The stronger green lume looks great.

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>>57055700
Forgot pic

>> No.57055762

>>57055712
I'm starting to feel the winding rotor much more than with the previous one. Is there a way to correct this? Maybe tightening the screw?

>> No.57055849
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>>57055712
>>57055700
>>57055762
Neato.

I'm working on getting a black neo-turtle, and i'm considering if i want to keep my SKX or not. (To fund it as well)

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57055903

>>57055309
>The most beautiful thing you can wear on your wrist

>> No.57055909
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Embrace the future

>> No.57055925

>>57055903
>I am too poor for a new swiss

>> No.57055957
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>>57055925
1966 actually. I got one for 1k

>> No.57056086

>>57055957
Nice Orient Bambino m8.

>> No.57056109

>>57055581
You could have bought a watch that wasn't garbage for the price of that piece of shit

>> No.57056193

Do any wristwatches with a 24 hour hand and a 15 minute hand exist?

I've found quite a few of those slow watches so far but they're not quite what I'm looking for

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>> No.57057044

>>57056568
Great looking spaceview. I still very much want one but the thought of the service headaches required and the risk of someone fucking it up even more gives me significant pause.

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>>57054738

(Reposting in new thread in case they missed it)

You are confusing the Seiko 4r35, based on the 7s26, with the 4s15 which is a modern update of the Seiko 52xx series from the 70s.
It is a 28,800 bph movement with a micro-adjuster for the regulation and is directly comparable in quality and inherent accuracy to an ETA 2892-A2.

>> No.57057288

>>57056109
In what way is it garbage? I like the way it looks and it functions perfectly. Also got it far far below its ordinary price via an Amazon special.

>> No.57057438

>>57057288
A. Stuhrling is cheap chink shit, your chronograph probably doesnt even have the proper hand function which then obviates the tachymeter.
B. You fell for an insidious marketing trick where the "regular" price is enormously inflated compared to its typical retail price in order to give the perception that you got a great deal.
A seiko SSB or SNDA chrono offers greater function and quality for probably the same rough price bracket.

>> No.57057489

>>57057438
Fair enough. So far the construction seems solid, though. And when I say I got a good deal, I mean relative to the realistic e-tail price, not the bullshit MSRP. It was $70AUD delivered. Like 50% off.

I was strongly considering a Seiko SKS519P2, but at twice the price I backed out. Kind of regretting it now for the looks, but I think I can turn my Stuhrling for a profit when the time comes for an upgrade. Pretty happy with it as a starter. Just spent a good fraction of what I paid for it on a new braided wristband , though.

>> No.57057540

>>57057063
what /w/ is that?

>> No.57057574

>>57055909
Thats uggo af tbqh senpai.

>> No.57057649
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Bought a huawei watch yesterday and wore it to sleep then woke up and the strap somehow came loose and the thing literally splattered onto the wall and now it's all scratched up and the mic broke

Anyways gonna return it for a new one because it only drained like 18% with constant notifications and sweep to wake

>> No.57057777

>>57057540
MVMT.
http://www.yankodesign.com/2013/11/28/the-story-of-mvmt-watches/

>> No.57057852

>>57056860
Indeed I was.

>>57055439
you're seriously a tool

>> No.57057869

>>57055712
>those chode hands
That and the bezel edge stop me from really liking this watch, but it has some nice idiosyncracies. Good job anon.

>> No.57057901

>>57056193
>a 15 minute hand
now that would be weird. there are chronographs with 30 minute counters.

>> No.57057915

>>57057489
>I think I can turn my Stuhrling for a profit when the time comes for an upgrade
good luck, you'd have to be the ultimate jew

>> No.57058231

>>57057869
Well it's a really particular design, you'll love it or hate it, it's ok.
I really like its 90s industrial design, and imo as classic as the SKX, which happens to be more known by the mainstream while being a more expensive watch with less features (handwinding and applied lume for example).

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Recently got this classic. Bin Laden had one.

>> No.57058254
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57058254

Tell me an analog-digital hybrid watch under $100 that doesn't look ugly, now.

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>>57058231
Would like to add that this model also has a pretty cool history behind, having been officially issued to the Italian Navy under the name of "Marina Militare" and it was also rated with a water depth resistance of 500m even though it's exactly the same watch as today (rated 200m by Citizen).
I think the SKX has never been issued to any military unit in the world, and is objectively a worse watch for professional diving due to its lack of hand winding.
In short: NY0040 > SKX007

>> No.57058359

>>57058334
I fully agree that the Citizen is the superior watch, IMO even better looking due and more readable due to the polished markers

>> No.57058403

>>57058254
Better look at vintage, but that's OK because the only anadigis that don't look like shit are vintage.

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57058450

Brown leather or black leather strap for this watch?
I am Peruvian and my skin is what you expect from a "hispanic"
So which leather band would best suit me?

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>>57057915
He'd have to as big of a jew as me at least, and i even i'd have issue doing that.

>>57058334
This is getting too tempting.

It's either the NY0040 or the neo-turtle to get first.

>> No.57058506

Who /waitingforplebble/ here? Fucking chinks and their 1week migration period

>> No.57058525

>>57058471
But Shlomo, you already had a NY0040 back then, didn't you? Do you miss it?
I know it had a misaligned chapter ring, so that's quite a valid reason to having got rid of it, the one I had before had the same problem and triggered my mild level autism.

>> No.57058648

>>57057489
You can buy similar chink shit to sturhling for 10£ delivered.

>> No.57058738
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>>57057063
>MVMT
>BMW
Not /wt/.

>> No.57058769

My 6R15 loses 10 seconds a day on my wrist, and gains 10 seconds a day 3 up or 9 up (in my bag at work). What the fuck. Will a regulation fix that? How much can I expect it to cost? How often do people get their automatics CLA'd anyways?

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>>57058738
>cars for small dicked men
kek

>> No.57058804

>>57058776
>This man has x
>He must have a small dick
Feminists leave

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>>57058776
You're mistaken, I'm sitting in one of these. A square shitbox like this really doesn't compensate for anything.

>> No.57058860

Is it reasonable to expect an SNK809 (or the other color variants) to run for 4 to 5 years without any service?

Newfag about to buy either the 809 or 803 here.

Also, does extreme weather affect the movement and accuracy, I'm just curious since winter is coming

>> No.57058877

>>57058738
london pls

>> No.57058947

>>57058860
that seems reasonable. In a number to the seiko movement manuals I've looked at there have been temperature ratings. You should expect to have your accuracy altered a bit. Depending on how extreme your winters are you might even shy away from mechanicals altogether.

>> No.57058957

>>57058877
The fuck are you talking about?

>> No.57058969

>>57058957
Please be residing in London at the moment.

>> No.57058972

>>57058769
Line gains 15s a day and it kinda pisses me off. I would regulate it myself like I've done with my other automatics but I've read on some thread on WUS that it's in fact a very delicate movement and you could fuck it up by trying to regulate it, for example by not hacking the movement beforehand, like happened to some guy.

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>that moment at lunch when you realize that you fucked up the am/pm setting on your watch and reset the day and date after 9pm

Good thing the 5216 has that unbreakable day-date mechanism

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>> No.57059076

>>57059055
My n00b collection

>> No.57059098

>>57058860
As a rule of thumb, mechanical watches need a service every 5 years.
That being said, I've had my SNK803 for 5 years and I plan to just run it into the ground. I'll get a new one when it's too far out of whack. It's about +1m/day at the moment since I've banged it on so much shit.

>> No.57059138

>>57059043
Fuuuuuuck, literally the LM I want. I'd stick an AR coated sapphire on it too, since I find I scratch even mineral glass very easily.

If only I could find one...

>> No.57059173

>>57058969
Yes, I'm holding my fake steering wheel on the left side, while me mum drives on the right like a British Maggie Simpson. Idiot.

>> No.57059178

>>57058860
Easily

>>57058769
That's within spec, nothing to fix. Wear it and lose time, take it off while sleeping and put it in a position where it is fast. That's normal

>> No.57059319
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>>57058525
I did, with a misaligned chapter ring, 9 year old movement that was on the servicing limit, and it was in need of a new crystal. Which i sold for a profit to so Malaysian guy.

A brand new one shipped should be in the vicinity of 210~230$, while a neo-turtle is 30 to 50$ more. My issue is that i'm unsure if i want to keep the SKX007 or sell it along with the super-oyster to fund one of these two.

The plans for now:
>sell the Dugena and get another vintage auto swiss watch (GP/RG)
>sell the two Poljot's to the WUS cucks
>Perhaps sell the SKX
>eventually to get a proper NY0040 and SRP777 with well aligned chapter rings.

>> No.57059413 [DELETED] 
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>make a delicious sandwich with turkey and beef on a biscuit with some cheese
>eat some fruit after that
>drink a refreshing glass of water
>throw new clothes into washer
>go to my bedroom
>play a couple of songs, I'm still struggling with one though

why does being white feel so good?

it feels good to be white

>> No.57059458 [DELETED] 

>>57058947
>>57059178
>>57059098
Thanks friends.

One last question to annoy you with. Is it easy to change the face of a watch? I imagine I could handle it if I bought a watch tool kit on ebay.

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>>57055309

>> No.57059591

>>57059319
Nice plans, I'd personally go for the neo turtle just for the sake of trying something new.
>tfw I can't sell on the WUS sales corner because I have just posted like 25 times and hate posting if I don't feel like to.

I need to reach 100 posts right?

>> No.57059619

>>57059458
no it's not easy
you have to remove the hands (and set them back on)

>> No.57059642

>>57059532
give it to me

>> No.57059689
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>>57059413
>12-hour clock

>> No.57059710

>>57059642
I got it for ~$30 on ebay. Most of them ship from Ukraine. The hand winding is very satisfying.

I also got a kangaroo leather strap for it that works very nicely.

>> No.57059716

>>57059689
god damn i hate yuropoors

i bet you're not even white

>> No.57059729

>>57059716
There's not a single reason to use 12-hour time unless it's a sundial.

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>>57059591
Yup.

Ideally you'd need to to have some extra providence as well, which is achieved by selling cheap shit on f29. I got both the eBay account with 15 sales, and 25~ sales and purchases combined on WUS.

So i'm considered rather trustworthy :^)

Also, it's my second SKX and i'm on the verge of selling it. It's both perfectly aligned unlike the first one and running great, so i assume i could get about 230$ for it. Guess i'll put both it and the Dugena for sale tomorrow on f29.

>> No.57059802

>>57059716
>responding to shitposts
You deserve this.

>> No.57059810

>>57059710
Asumming you are Australian (JosefStalin?), do you know if there's watch straps made of kangaroo leather?
Would cop desu and I've heard kangaroo leather is not incredibly expensive.

>> No.57059822

>>57059729
>>57059802
clearly not even white

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>>57059822

>> No.57059900

>>57059785
>So i'm considered rather trustworthy :^)

Made me kek, Shlomo.

>so i assume i could get about 230$ for it.

I find it amazing, how much used SKX's go for these days.
Isn't 230€ the price of a brand new one?
Not even Rolexes keep value that good.

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>>57058450
>taking the photo at 22.00 so the day/date are halfway through changing.

>> No.57060061

>>57059900
I'm selling it with a Super osyter II bracelet, along with some extra goodies and pictures to show it's perfectly aligned for said WUS autists :^)

Or else how am i going to charge such shekels?

Though, brand new ones are 180~190 as far as i saw. While the neo-turtle is dropping price rapidly, till it stabilizes at 230$.

Although, there is a very good looking NY0040 up for sale now.

>> No.57060098

>>57059928
>Hey BillyBob
>Set that watch to 10:10

>> No.57060134

>>57060061
Do you have a link for that NY0040 on sale? I can't find it. Don't worry, I already got mine kek.

>> No.57060183

>>57060134
No link, private sale.

He's asking for quite a bit, but i'll drag him down on the price tomorrow.

>> No.57060197

>>57060183
How much is he asking for? What's your goal price? Dial colour?

>> No.57060210

>>57060197
Black, BNIB with perfectly aligned bezel and insert.

As of right now, 215euroshekels shipped. No real goal price, as cheap as possible.

>> No.57060229
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Any cheap but good watches from Aliexpress?

>> No.57060236

>>57060210
Wtf, I got mine in mint condition for the half. And blue is nicer tbqh.

>> No.57060264

>>57060229
No such thing

>> No.57060323

>>57060236
Perhaps, but since most sellers are krauts and ship to krautland you have a better chance on it than me.

But, it'll wait until the SKX007 is sold.

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What do you guys think about pic related?
I want to buy it so I can have a nice tool watch for my new work that will need an accurate, resilient and easily readable watch.

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>>57060323
True

>tfw I got this Soviet made Poljot Shturmanskie 31659 chrono with steel case for just 120€ on an auction because the seller wrote "Schturmanski" with German spelling and only shipped within the country

Feels good to be a watchfag in Krautland.

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>>57059138
Took me forever to find one that I wanted, and when I did it had a non original, dinged up faceted crystal. Had to order the flat mineral crystal in to restore the watch to stock.

>>57059532
I see I am also not the only one with a commie stopwatch and a Thinkpad.

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>>57060458
>tfw I sold it for 280€ a few months later

>> No.57060718

>>57060229
There is already a cheap watch guide near the top of the thread, follow that one.

>> No.57060823 [DELETED] 

Guys I'm really afraid

If the mods deleted my shitpost about enjoying being white, then we have reason to believe the mods aren't white

It is the only way that they wouldn't have been able to share in the good feelings associated with being white

>> No.57060900 [DELETED] 

>>57060823
Irrelevant, 95% of the posters here are white.

They deleted your post because its both out of place and retarded.

>> No.57061025

>>57060229
cheap yes, good not really
there used to be some that were decent value for money, but the prices inflated after they became memes so they're not worth it anymore

>> No.57061041

>>57060377
get it, g shocks are very good

>> No.57061117

>>57058254
Casio lineage

>> No.57061221

Noob that previously postes his snk and Vostok.

What's the point of having a collection of watches that u don't wear? As I conceive it, you have ONE watch that u wear everyday and cherish and will pass down to ur child, or maybe 2 watches: casual and dress. Or 1 working and 1 being repaired (me).

But 10 watches sitting there doing nuthin and collecting dust?? What's the point?

This is a real question not à troll, I'm genuinely curious, and maybe in 10 years i'll have 20 watches.

>> No.57061236

>>57061221
The question is simple to answer.

Anon you have two watches that both can be considered as field watches, do you wear them both at the same time or do you rotate between them?

>> No.57061246

>>57061221
Because people have money, and like nice things.

Why do you do anything?

>inb4 you don't know

>> No.57061337

>>57059319
Is that your collection? If so, how is the Poljot, im thinking of getting one myself.

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>>57059043

Damn that blue dial is sexy. Blue sunburst is the only other 52xx I'd buy on top of the grey sunburst and 52KS Special I have.

>> No.57061464

>>57061025
If you're referring to bagels those were never good

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>>57061337
It's un-updated version. The 6206 and resin block are gone, while pic related is added.

The 3133 chronographs are pretty solid if you can find them in good shape, up to 48~50 hours of PR if the chronograph isn't running and as shockproof as they get. Mine fell crystal first on a tile and it was only slightly chipped, while the tile somehow cracked.

>>57061462
I'd happily get a brown suburst dial 5216 with a faced crystal as well.

Also, there is a white faced 7016 on eBay. Is it just me or does the dial seem too good to be true?

>> No.57061789

>>57061539

Assuming you mean the round one, the neon colors on the hands plus the CPU try of origin do lead me to raise a Spockian eyebrow.

On the other than, the dial seems to have existed in that colour combo at the time.

>> No.57061797

>>57061789
*Country of origin.

>> No.57061863
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Hey /wt/, can you guys name an automatic watch with a display caseback that's
>poorfag cheap (say around 500-600 USD max.)
>has handwinding (i.e. no 7S26)
>not chinkshit
>not ETA, Sellita or other clones
>not Vostok
>not vintage

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>>57061789
>>57061539
Why even bother with eBay? Just go direct to the Japanese on Yahoo auctions.

>>57061462
Good to see you back. Been away a while?

To be honest, I am utterly convinced that there is no such animal as a blue sunburst 52xx. I have personally never seen one and I cannot locate them in the 1970-1975 Seiko catalogs either. I still want a sunburst LM Special though, but I need to clear out some room in my watch box. Maybe the KQ needs to go, real nice watch but haven't worn it in months.

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>>57061025
>>57060718
>>57060264

Why is it that /g/ watch thread is more pretentious than WUS?

On WUS people owning rolexes and omegas are fine with also owning Aliexpress watches and posting them in the WUS Aliexpress thread?

>> No.57062225

>>57059785
Did anyone provide the vector files for these faces?

>> No.57062227

>>57062201
Because normies get out ree.

>> No.57062254

>>57062201
We are not pretentious.

We are just loaded with money.

>> No.57062273

>>57061863
SDGM001/003

>> No.57062354

>>57062047

I haven't been posting that much lately but I've been around.

I'm pretty sure there are a limited number of blue sunburst 52xx variants, as the Seikoholics threads about the LM Special contain a couple of variants, and Antique Watch Bar, which vets their watches, has listed a 5206-6020 that clearly has a blue sunburst dial.

They are rare, and many of the blue dialed LM Special models originally came with faceted crystals, but a small number do seem to exist. If I ever find a 5206-6020 with a blue dial in decent shape I'll take a serious run at it.

>> No.57062437

>>57062254

>loaded with money

Spoken like a true poorfag looking for status through shitty watches

>> No.57063635
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Post or show off unique looking watches

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>>57062437
>anons can afford cool elnix, accutrons and LMs for hundreds of dollars
>clearly they are seeking status.

Meanwhile people with mountains of Chinese crap have nothing worth a damn, and often still end up racking up hundreds.

>> No.57063661
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57063661

can anyone provide me a submariner-like strap for this?

>> No.57063707

>>57063661
You mean bracelet? Just search for oyster bracelet in your lug size.

Warning: most aftermarket bracelet end links don't fit the case well or at all.

>> No.57063733

>>57063707
i speculate that my lug size is 22mm how can i verify this?

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>>57063733

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>>57057063
>>57058738

>> No.57064077
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57064077

Thinking of buying this as an advance birthday present next month and a congratulatory gift for my promotion next week.

Seiko 5 SNKM90K1, Thoughts? maybe suggestions for a similar looking watch, I intend to use it for work.

>> No.57064104

>>57063960
post a pic of the tachymeter in use next time ;^)

>> No.57064116

>>57064104
There's nothing on a watch that will tell you if someone is referencing the tachymeter.

Do you mean you want to see the chronograph running?

>> No.57064128

>>57063960
i am jelly can i see what you look like so i have a 50/50 of feeling better?

>> No.57064148

>>57064116
I meant a pic of him using it to measure the speed of his speedy speed car with his speedy slick master of speed.

>> No.57064164

>>57063805
ah yes, a 2dimentional image depicting a unit of measurement is the best thing to use to measure my lug size on my wristwatch!

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>> No.57064178

>>57058769
Sounds like you should just set 3 up or 9 up on your dresser each night and it will negate it losing 10s

>>57059043
I set my watch a 1 min behind at the start of the month and by end it's usually a min fast. If you want COSC accuracy get a Rolex.

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Why would a board of 20-somethings care about watches?

Watches are something you buy when you're 40 and have so much disposable income lying around you'd pay a few grand for a piece of glass and tiny gears.

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>>57064164
>depicting a unit of measurement
That's not what it's depicting at all.

But here you go, here's an image depicting a unit of measurement.

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>>57064128

>> No.57064263

>>57055909
is that an anklet?

>> No.57064346

>>57064178

What exactly in his post suggested he was having any issue with accuracy?

By the way, the Seiko 52xx series movement is one of the best volume produced movements of all time for inherent accuracy, up there with the ETA 2892-A2, Omega 56x/75x, as well as the vintage Rolex 303x calibers (though those are much harder to regulate yourself due to a free spring balance).

All of these movements, in good condition, should easily be able to pass COSC testing.

>> No.57064360

>>57064248
i feel much, much better thank you

>> No.57064370

>>57064077

Brass vostok

>> No.57064420

>>57064370
Have a specific model in mind? All that Google is leading me to are bezel mods. Actually, Vostok is a no go, it will be a pain in the ass to import and I'll get fucked sideways with tax.

>> No.57064489

>>57064346
The gaining 15s a day part. If you want out of the box accuracy from a mechanical watch you better off getting a Rolex or Omega. Most people don't regulate their own watches but hey if you do more power to you.

>> No.57064568

>>57064489

Am I blind? Where did the guy with the blue 5216 mention it was gaining time?

And if you at all care about accuracy, you should learn to regulate movements yourself. It isn't that hard to learn for non free spring balance movements, and it makes a world of difference.

Both of my Seiko 52xxs run under +2s/day (under +1s/day mostly, and with very little positional variation), my Lemania 5100 runs +5s/day (no micro adjuster), as do both my 6r15s (again, no micro adjuster).

The way I see it is that if accuracy doesn't matter then there is no point in paying for more than the cheapest Seiko or Orient with hacking.

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>>57063635
>grail

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>>57063635
>>57064746

>> No.57064774

>>57064568
Yes you are blind. Even Ray Charles could see I replied to the wrong post.

>> No.57064901

>>57063733
its 22mm (I have one)

>> No.57065053

>>57055451
>tfw I like the goofy arrow hands on amphibias

>> No.57065072

>>57064420
>Actually, Vostok is a no go, it will be a pain in the ass to import and I'll get fucked sideways with tax.

Kek.
Are you getting your promotion at your local McDonald's?

>> No.57065160

>>57065072
>Are you getting your promotion at your local McDonald's?
No, but I'm not murrikan, I work for a financial institution. From previous experience, customs here tend to be assholes and don't deliver door2door.

>> No.57065192

>>57065160
There's eBay Vostok sellers based in Europe and America. I'm German and got my Amphibia brand new from a guy in Italy, you just end up paying like 15€ but it's totally worth it.
Just use the location filter on eBay.

>> No.57065204

>>57065192
15€ more*

>> No.57065388

>>57055336
>>57055347
What's the one in the middle with the brown leather strap? The one that has the penis like shape on the dial?

>> No.57065683
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Opinions on the Seiko SSB031?

>> No.57065730

>>57065683
meh.

>> No.57065753

I shitposted earlier about being white

I don't deny at all that it deserved being pruned. Why can this one guy can spam /g/ with black girls though?

>> No.57065812

>>57062047
Would you be able to share some credible Japanese Auction sites. I'm interested in starting to get into some vintage Seiko collecting.

>> No.57065882

>>57055367
the red one is really nice, how much in burger bucks?

>> No.57065949

>>57065882
>>57055367
I'm wondering how many burger bucks as well? Will whoever sells these ship to Canadia?

>> No.57066009

>>57059810
I am from USA. I got it here:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/401205328696

Kangaroo leather is soft and malleable but strong. They don't have sweat pores, so thinner leather can be made stronger. Apparently most baseball gloves are made of kangaroo leather.

>> No.57066073

>>57064248
Who?

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>>57055581
Shit, you certainly did a boo boo there! People that buy their first watch should be accompanied by an experienced watch enthusiast who will buy the watch with&for them, where they both will have to agree on some compromises. But, son, you certainly shat up the fan, and turned it on the fast gear!

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>>57055909
Embrace my balls.

>> No.57066253

>>57061221
Why do semen demons have 2000 purses and over 9000 shoes?

>> No.57066307

>>57065882
>>57065949
I just gave in and got one after thinking it over for a while. Only red and blue are still up for preorder, though the green one looks really nice. They are around 125USD, $6 shipping to the US was an option. Canada should be fine. I think the model is SE020 or 020 SE or some shit.

>> No.57066335

What are you opnions on Wenger and Tag Heuer?

>> No.57066429

>>57066335
Tag Hueue is pretty shit in general. As far as special cases, I tend to like the aquaracers. I also like where they have been going in the last year or so, see last baselworld's offerings.

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>> No.57067267

>>57062047
Which model is that KQ? The case and bracelet are beautiful.

>> No.57067324

>>57058738
Suzuki Wagon R

>> No.57067362

this kills the seiko

http://www.ebay.com/itm/391590730022?_trksid=p2055119.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT

>> No.57067478

>>57067362
>style: dress
Alright, which one of you is this?

>> No.57068106

>>57061464
But they were cheap enough for what they were.

>> No.57068255

>>57065388
7456-8010 Seiko Silverwave Quartz. Aka a penisquartz

And since i'm a selling binge recently, i might consider selling it.

>> No.57068278

>>57065753
Mods have jungle fever.

>> No.57068347

>>57055712
>tfw I'm fucking hesitating between a Citizen Promaster and a SKX007

I don't know what to do really.

>> No.57068438

>>57068347
If you do want an SKX you might consider getting it sooner rather than later, as they aren't making them anymore.

>> No.57069079

>>57068347
>>57068438
furfag is somewhat right, get the SKX007 while it's still below the 200$ range new.

Which is why hesitant to sell mine to get either neo turtle and or the NY0040.

>> No.57069163

>>57068347
Get an Promaster, actual military diver with proven 500m water resistance, better looking dial, and no crown to dig into you wrist, better movement (hack and handwind)

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>>57066098
>People that buy their first watch should be accompanied by an experienced watch enthusiast who will buy the watch with&for them, where they both will have to agree on some compromises.

>> No.57069723
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Why dont you own a Bambino?

>> No.57069734

>>57069723
I don't have a use for a dress(y) watch. If I had to get one , it wouldn't be a Bambino.

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>> No.57069827

>>57069723
Do the newest ones have handwinding? If so I may consider one for work.

>> No.57069841

>>57069163
I agree with you but the Promaster doesn't hack.

>> No.57069897

how much do you guys think I can buy a crystal lifter for?

cheapest I can get away with without it sucking

>> No.57069972

>>57069807
Eye candy

>> No.57070122

>>57061041
Nice to hear. Any more thoughts?

>> No.57070202

>>57070122
I'd like to fuck a redhead

>> No.57070248

>>57069723
>Water Resist

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>>57069723
>>57069723
I don't wear shitters!!!!

>> No.57070478

>>57068438
Why would they stop making them? Seriously, it's a fucking gold mine they're sitting on.

>> No.57070523

>>57060377
Brilliant watch for the money, it's all you'll ever need in a watch.

I had one when I worked retail & it got bashed around all day, the only Mark is a tiny nick in the bottom of the bezel.

>> No.57070533

>>57070478
They draw buyers away from the turtle reissue. I have no doubt they will begin production on a new version with a new movement.

>> No.57070956

>>57070478
There's always the deep blue "homage" with a 4r36 instead

>> No.57071030

>>57070956
Never mind, I see they're sold out now. There will almost certainly be a reissue though, I think they sold a shitload of the things.

>> No.57071136
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>>57062354
I always thought the 5206-6020 was just a normal cream sunburst dial. Either way, I wish you the very best in your search. Hunting these things down is like a treasure hunt.

You been to Shane recently?

>>57064178
How did you infer that I was having accuracy issues? This watch was doing about +2s until it got magnetized. A quick visit to the watchmaker and a free degausser sweep fixed that. I just happened to let it run down, and then it needed to be restarted.

>>57064568
To be fair, a lot of my Seikos can be made to run at +2 or so, but they suffer from drift. Only my 5216 seems to be consistently accurate.

>>57065812
You can use buyee to get shit off the Yahoo Auctions page. But as is typical with Yahoo Auctions, God help you if the watch isn't as described.

>>57067267
I cannot remember the exact model, but it uses an 0852 quartz movement. Really lovely, super accurate too (does about +5s per month since I last set it for daylight savings time) but I just have so many nice mechanicals (eg, Lord Marvel, 5216) that I never really have a chance to wear it.

>> No.57071155

>>57069163
>Miyota 8200
>Hacking

>> No.57071228

>>57070523
Nice, thanks!

>> No.57071289

>>57060377
There's more readable, but there isn't anything more resilient.

Though to be honest fampai, G-Shocks are over-engineered, and a basic Casio would be enough for pretty much everything, with the F-91W being used all around the world by people who've been through some shit being a testament to that. The only guarantee you have with a G-Shock is that it will survive what would kill you, when it may kill your average Casio. Now it all depends on whether you want some faggot stealing your watch the day you die a violent death.

>> No.57071299

>>57071136
See my reply to other guy >>57064774

>> No.57071527
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>>57071136

Well, first of all it was a 5206-6120 on Antique Watch Bar, not a 6020! Even so, with Seikos the case model number doesn't necessarily describe the dial variation, as they have different product codes and the same dials can be used in multiple cases, or multiple dial options offered in the same case.

Haven't seen Shane lately as I've not been adding any more vintage pieces lately.

I have to say my Lemania 5100 has shown almost zero drift since it's last service. Been a pretty rock steady +5s/d since. I haven't tried to get it any closer because I hate regulating movements without a micro-adjuster, and I'd rather have +5 than -1s/d so I just leave this one as is.

>> No.57071927

>>57070478
>Seriously, it's a fucking gold mine they're sitting on
Is it?

They made it for 20 years. Many people who want one already have it.

>> No.57072279

Bought an SKX 10 years ago. Actually used it as a dive watch until one of the shitty endlinks came off underwater. Nearly lost the damn thing. Was in Guam at the time but found a place that "specialized" in Seiko and had it fixed. Came back with the incorrect endlink and gaining 2min a day. Threw it in a drawer and swore off Seiko. Never used it again. Kinda want to get it fixed now that it's discontinued. Does Seiko even service them anymore?

>> No.57072625

Sup, I'm looking to wear a watch again, just because smartphones are banned at workplace and I need the time very often.

The watch I want should have:

-> several daily alarms (for medication)
-> illumination if possible
-> can be digital or "analouge" I dont care for that
-> Current date

What would be cool

-> Changeable battery
-> Should be good built quality and be useable as daily driver and therefore robust too
-> Two Timezones

Since ima fat faggot, something a bit more chunky would be good as a tiny casio looks like shit on my arms.

I want to spent 0-100 Euro.

Any help appreciated much, im in much need for one!

>> No.57072748
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>>57072625
Casio AE1200WHD-1A
38€

>> No.57073053
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Need a quick response from the vintage seilofags on /wt/.
I've just seen this vintage Seiko LM automatic on a German eBay auction, which is ending in 20 min.
Is this worth snatching for like 35€ or less?
It works alright but has an accuracy of +-1 to 2 min says the description.

>> No.57073082

>>57073053

Any pics of the case back?

Mind you, at that price I'd probably gable on it anyways.

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>>57073053
>5606
Quickset is very likely not to be functional or will just die outright and the case is being that beat is far from a good sign.

To my eye it appears that the crystal was replaced to a generic domed acylirc, since it should have an early mineral (hardlex) crystal.

I wouldn't, but your call.

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>>57073082
what do u think?
Is this a common model from the LM line? How much do these usually go for?

>> No.57073116

>>57073053

That's an LM with a 56xx movement not an LM Special with a 52xx movement. I would avoid as the quickset for the day and date either already has failed or will fail due to age.

>> No.57073145

>>57073116
Thanks for the output guys, I would give you all a (you) but I'm on my phone. I won't bid on that shit.

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On this pic it looks cute tho.
The dial colour is quite nice.

>> No.57073286

>>57073176
But fuck it, it seems I could get a much nicer one in better condition for a little bit more money.

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>>57071527
Fuck, I need to lrn2reading. I see the 6120 you're talking about... fucking gorgeous. I don't think I'd be in competition with you to get that one since I already have a blue dial Lord Matic, but I would like to pick up another 52xx at some point.

I have to make the trip to Toronto at some point because my 7018's power reserve has gone to shit. Time for a new mainspring I guess.

>>57072279
You really should not be blaming the watch for what the watchmaker did, but yes, the movement and the metal links in the SKX are both kind of shit. Watch itself is excellent, and with a 6R15 the thing is unbeatable.

>>57073053
Suwa Seikosha, 56x6 movement. Generally, the only 56 caliber movements you want are the ones with no day/date display, since that was the weak point in these things. Even then, it will usually only beat at 21600 bph, while the 52xx beats at 28800 (smoother seconds hand) and also has a much more robust day/date mechanism (the 5216 has one that is theoretically unbreakable). Unless you see a Suwa Lord Matic with a really, really fucking neat design, I would say you are better off with the Daini (5206, 5216, etc) ones.

Also as other people mentioned, it looks like that particular unit had a bunch of shit replaced, which is something you generally want to avoid in older watches.

>> No.57073521

>>57073333

Sorry to hear that gorgeous 7018 sounds like it's going to need some work. Beautiful watch, honestly. I'd be after one of those myself if I didn't already have a Lemania 5100.

If you are looking for another 52xx down the road, but aren't in a rush, I'd consider stalking Y! JP auctions for a while. I know the risk is higher than eBay bit with patience you can find the occasional real steal on there.

I haven't really been looking lately because I want to sell off a few of my modern watches first, so I've not really been letting my self keep much of an eye out for a blue dialed 52xx recently.

Also, Shane must be bewildered at all the vintage JDM Seikos he suddenly suddenly started seeing since they became a meme, given that half of /wt/ apparently lives in Southern Ontario.

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>>57073521
Don't forget your desert friendo.

Though i might start searching !Y for a Lordmarvel real soon.

>> No.57073835

>>57055849
>Diver with a leather racer strap
>Nor resin, neither bracelet or mesh, fucking leather with HOLES
>HURR DURR BUT I NEVER DIVE, ALSO THIS IS A FREE COUNTRY!!!

So it seems like you also wear a fedora along your anime t-shirt and crocs with socks.

>> No.57073882

>>57073835
Somebody appears to be quite angry.

But that leather strap was just transitional, since i didn't have any other ones. (swapped cases)

>> No.57073912

>>57063661
>>57063707
Yes, l better get a shark mesh, or other kind of mesh, even milanese would do. It's a common diving strap, and it's way more comfy than bracelets and don't pull any hair.

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>>57064164

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>>57072748
Solid advice.
Also consider the ae2100, the module is almost the same as the ae1200.
My son got the orange one for his birthday and it's a good digital watch, he uses the 5 alarms through the day.

>> No.57074014

>>57073791
>That space poljot
>worth every sheqel
wel done anon.

>> No.57074050

>>57073882
You're right, your sloppiness made me angry.
But it's good that I helped you with realizing that the racer strap on a diver IS transitional, so everything is fine now.

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>>57074014
3133's are fine watches.

Certainly being the most reliable mechanical chronograph you can get.

>>57074050
I have no qualms about putting a leather strap of any kind on a diver, because they are easy to swap before i go swimming. I haven't done any diving past skindiving up to 10 meters for about 2 years or so.

T'was a shit strap though.

>> No.57074117
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>>57073835
>autism

>> No.57074856

>>57070361
But ArchieBald it is inhouse made, classically styled gentlemans watch. Just because it doesn't cost hundreds upon hundreds, doesn't mean it's a shitter right?

>> No.57074909

>>57064077
Why are you buying birthday gifts for yourself?

>> No.57074922

>>57063960
>Pooinloo car
>Wearing watch on hand
>Sapphire speedmaster

>> No.57074937

>>57064766
Is that a fucking .jpeg of the earth glued on the dial?

>> No.57074966

>>57069723
The symphony II is a better watch tbqh

>> No.57075029

>>57073791
>Don't forget your desert friendo.
We won't. And it is good to see you have gotten unstuck from that highly suspicious eternal afternoon.

And shouldn't you get some pilot watches soon?

>> No.57075045

>>57073791
Sorry for the spoonfeed, but what is that poljot and how would I acquire one?

>> No.57075102

>>57075029
Maybe.

After i get myself a diver or two.


>>57075045
Poljot 3133 chronograph.

Search, read and learn before buying one with a replaced dial and shitcogged movement off eBay and cursing the Slavs. Plenty of good guides on how to buy them.

>> No.57075118

What are the best field watches under 200?

>> No.57075153

And why are the snk and sngz both called field watches and pilot watches?

Are they crossover watches?

>> No.57075226

>>57075102
Thank
How much did you pay for yours? It looks like a pretty good example

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>>57075226
I think about 220$ and shipping.

It's not fully correct though, it's missing the disgusting lume pip on the rotating ring and the minute register hand is incorrect.

But it's pretty indeed, just needs a exhibition caseback to see dem hammers in action.

>> No.57075517

>>57069723
>40mm
>I have 5.5in wrists
I don't think so Tim

>> No.57075723

>>57075153
field watches usually have 12/24hr scale, ilot watch usually refers to the flieger style (type a or b, the snk is type b).
but both of them are derivative, and those styles are somewhat close.

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Gotta catch them all.

Slava is my grandmothers, the Raketa used to be my grandfathers but since he's gone it's mine now. I serviced and more or less restored both of them myself.

>> No.57075735

Somebody gook me up with a $3 Daniel Wellington AliExpress link

>> No.57075737

Post yer lumes boys

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I gotta stop taking watch pics so close.

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>>57075737
Forgot pic

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>>57075754

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Reccomend me a few watches, i have an orient bambino and pic related seiko. I want a nice field watch for sure, prices individually for watch reccomendations are max $300
>used to have a brown faced seiko chronograph that i gave to ex when we were together because she liked it alot

>> No.57075840

>>57075812
Eh yo, mane give me your address so we can become close friends. I promise I am not a nigger that wants to rob you and possible bash your head-in.

So like where you live?

-Jamal

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>>57075118

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Some one posted this to /fa/ with the text:

"Copped this Hublot knockoff for only 10 euros in Kosovo. Is it effay?"

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>>57075737

>> No.57075918

>>57075118
SRP713

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>>57075907
>that painted tourbillon


Also, is it just me or does the case appear to be painted plastic?

>> No.57075963

>>57075745
Also the Raketa has a 2609HA beating at 18000.
The Slava has a 1601 running faster at 21600.

>> No.57075984

>>57075812
>>57075754
fuck man that's some nice lume

>> No.57076449

>>57075840
Hey Jamal, My address is 1, KKK headquarters. Come visit anytime ;)

>> No.57076665

>>57075725
aw your grandparents had matching slav watches thats cute af senpai

>> No.57076754

>>57076665
Interestingly (not really) they're not from the same company, they weren't even made in the same city. Slava was made in Moscow while Raketa was made in Leningrad.

Also the Slava has a traditional IIII while the Raketa has a IV with is kinda weird for timepieces.

>> No.57076827

itt: falling for the
> you're not a real man unless you wear a sundial to pretend that you have somewhere else to be
meme

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Should I get this watch?

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>>57077340

Really consider whether it's worth the cost over a 5610.

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yo bitches. u mirin'?

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57078503

My dad is gonna give me his old Breitling Chronomat (exactly like pic related) as a gift when I graduate from university next April.
If I recall correctly, /wt/ is not exactly fond of Breitlings, but what do you think of this particular model?
I'd personally sell it to get a used Speedy instead but since it belonged to my dad it's gonna have a sentimental value and maybe I should keep it.

>> No.57078576

>>57078503
if you sell it to get a speedy your never getting any of your dads old watches again or probably anything else for that matter

>> No.57078578

>>57077665
Do all digital casios need an adapter to wear a nato strap? Or is that just gshocks?

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>>57078576
Good point. His watches are hard to pull off for a 23 year old guy though.

>> No.57078646

>>57078578
best girl f91w doesn't need any adapter for nato strap

>> No.57078667

>>57077892
pretty rad
what's the battery life, two months?

>> No.57078726

It's there any digital watch with a decent face? even in 2016 casio uses that outdated calculator style display.

>> No.57078766

recommend any minimalist watches like OP for under $100?

>> No.57078767

>>57078503
yuk. But it's from your father, so.. ya know.
>>57078634
now that one is nice.

>> No.57078890

>>57075818
>field watch

The correct answer is Hamilton Khaki mechanical.
That Seiko Solar looks very femenine btw.

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Tisell mememariner is being restocked very soon, youre welcome
If youre unaware of the meme:
>miyota 9015 28k bph
>korean kquality
>best korea bracelet and clasp
>ceramic bezel, saphire glass
>200$

VALUE
A
L
U
E

>> No.57078913

>>57078906
gross

>> No.57078945

>>57078906
Of only the brand name wasn't retarded sounding.

>> No.57078947

>>57078503
If your dad has a cool story behind it yeah maybe not, otherwise I sold my graduation gift too, since I inherited the mariner which I never will sell but pass on.

>> No.57079020

>>57078906
>WATER RE SIST ANT

>> No.57079035

>>57078906
How much are they paying you?

>> No.57079090

>>57078503
That watch is gaudy as shit.

I say save it and care for it until your dad passes, and then decide where you want to go from there.

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>>57079035
Think we had a deal for 10$ for every ip linked to 4chin or if you use code:UsedWatch for 10% off.

Btw heres my new whore attracter 1000, bitches love gold and fluted bezels. Obvious vintage size at 34-35mm but neato still. Tudor prince date.

>> No.57079122

>>57079105
Nice one TGV.

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Any thoughts on something like this? The low end feels reasonable but trying to fill out the high end is just impossible; feels like there's no unambiguous value.

>> No.57079173

>>57079122
And if you use my code TGV it will be sent on an ostrich ball skin leather strap in mismatching colour attached to it permanently so you cant attach a bracelet ever. Also the size of the watch will be 31mm so its not too big for any wrist (or mine)
-The Guvnor

>> No.57079197

>>57079124
F91-W is a meme, and is not good.
Seiko 5 is generally understood to be right around 50 bucks for the base stuff. I'd move it up a category and replace your less than symbols with approximate "~" symbols.

The best value g-shocks are the 40 dollar ones.

Miyota/Seiko driven kickstarter stuff may be interesting, but is not going to hold up to thinks like SAR* in terms of quality and value.

When you get into watches in the thousands I personally wouldn't include that in your guide, I mean really, if someone wants to spend 20k on a watch they shouldn't be reading a guide for it on 4chan.

Also modern fifty fathoms is rapper-tier huge and gross. Maybe if they release another, more reasonably sized, anniversary edition. Super lame.

>> No.57079284

>>57079197
>and is not good.

Hands down, its a meme. How is it not good though? It is function over form, and is $10 dollars.

Reported to fbi

>> No.57079347

#57078906

Laughing_Whores.jpg

>> No.57079377

>>57079347

>

>> No.57079379

>>57060377
I got the next model down from that watch: G5600E-1
Solar, but no atomic clock.

I have medium-large wrists, and it wants to ride up a little (twisted up on the wrist) because I'm on the 2nd to last hole on the band. I'm looking to get some bands (haven't decided between NATO and Zulu bands) I'm open to other suggestions tho.

>> No.57079457

>>57079197
dumb tripshit posters

>> No.57079474

>>57079457
Not necessarily, all of what he said is true

his wrongdoing lies in that he dismisses the F91-W as "not good"
what the fuck did he just fucking say? I just got back from navy seal school, I was top of my class

>> No.57079558

>>57079284
So, 10 bucks on amazon. 7 year battery life, one of the least water resistant watches they make, one of the least accurate modules they make.

How about LW201 for under 12 bucks, or W210 under 14.

So for a couple more bucks, you can potentially get something with 1/3rd reduced inaccuracy, more than 40% more battery, and substantially more water resistance (F91W splash resistant --> 5 BAR resistance on both of those.) A significantly better light and afterglow. How about instead of a chronograph that can't even count past 1 hour you get a full 24 hour chrono? The better module is also able to actually actively track dual time you can switch between without needing to adjust the actual time in the watch.

We're talking about a 2-4 extra bucks top for a watch that's pretty much head and shoulders better than F91W in every way. And it's going to even have a better feeling strap.

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>>57079558
there is no argument against it, I honestly didn't even know those models were better

still, have this though

also,
>he doesn't want the meme

>> No.57079679

>want a new watch
>already have everything I like
this is suffering

>> No.57079737

>>57079347
>>57078906

>> No.57079990

>>57079474
Because it really isn't very good. Yeah it's basically functional and really cheap but adding a relative small amount onto your budget will get you a much better watch.

>> No.57080023

>>57055336
Nice collection there anon, like all of them minus the quartz one.

I also like Orient ones.

Among premium ones, Omega. My father has one from my grandad which has never been serviced and it's form the '70

Spain can be really hot in summer as California, and my grandad carried it for many summers. Amazing it's still reasonably accurate.

>> No.57080206

>>57080023
Vaya otro español en /wt/? Qué haces despierto un sábado a las 5:30?

>> No.57080246

>>57080023
>not liking the penisquartz

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What's a good watch for a med student trying to impress teachers (mostly 50 year old+ men)? That is, to look old-style, conservative - Basically, something they themselves would likely wear.

I was thinking about one of those fully metallic ones either gold plated or silver. Something classy, that preferably shouldn't exceed 300 USD.

>> No.57080468

>>57078503
Your dad is of gypsy origin. Sorry anon. He needs to be cleansed with fire.

>> No.57080480

>>57080432
If these guys like watches, a vintage watch from a respected watchmaker.

If theses guys don't know about watches, any such bullshit that you thinks look nice they may agree with.

>> No.57080501

>>57079649
Your hand looks like an ostrich dick. A gay, albino ostrich dick. It makes me projectile vomit just looking at it. You should NEVER expect a girl to let you finger her with that abomination of a limb. Best to chop it off now.

>> No.57080514

>>57080480
Would you be kind enough to cite some examples? My knowledge regarding watches is quite frankly nearly nonexistent.

I'm not sure if they are actually knowledgeable about watches, but I assume they'd know the big names (all of which I assume are entirely outside of my budget's scope, though).

>> No.57080583

>>57080514
>but I assume they'd know the big names
Why would you assume that. Do you even know the big names?

Without googling?

>> No.57080639

>>57080583
Patek Philippe, Rolex, Omega, Breguet, Vacheron Constantin... off the top of my head. Then the more accessible ones like Seiko and Orient, and the ones that have brand strength but might not be actually good like Bvlgari and Armani. Would have to google or think harder to remember more.

I'd think most people would at least have heard of half of those brands.

>> No.57080677

>>57080206
tengo horarios de sueño cambiados ;=)

>>57080514
Not the anon you quoted.

But for around $300 I'd try to get some second hand Omega from Chrono24:

It has 74 around that price now:
http://www.chrono24.com/en/search/index.htm?dosearch=true&manufacturerIds=187&maxAgeInDays=0&priceFrom=0&priceTo=300&redirectToSearchIndex=true


Though I don't like second hand watches, I'd get some Orient. It has some vintage looking watches around that price range.

Movement is made in Japan, unlike the Seikos sold in the west.

good luck.

>> No.57080678

>>57080639
>I'd think most people would at least have heard of half of those brands.
Most people would have heard of Rolex and Seiko. Omega if they pay attention to their branding all over James Bond and the olympics.

Doubt PP or VC. Or even Breguet.

Also, Armani doesn't make watches, chinese factories make watches and brand some of them with Armani logos.

You can probably pick up a vintage Omega for your sub 300 dollar price tag. It's probably going to be either beat to shit or refinished.

>> No.57080754

>>57080677
Gracias, amigo. I'll avoid the Seikos in that case.

>>57080678
Seems like you both had the same idea. I'll check the vintage Omega and maybe a new Orient.

>Armani doesn't make watches, chinese factories make watches and brand some of them with Armani logos.
Figured something of the sort would be happening, though I expected them to at least use Japanese machinery. I imagine Bvlgari, Louis Vuitton and such do the same.

>> No.57080800

>>57080754
Bulgari actually has some real watches

>> No.57080820

>>57080754
>Bvlgari
Of the three companies, they've done the most with respectable watchmaking. They've even made minute repeaters -- ultra thin minute repeaters.

>Louis Vuitton
They've formed some partnerships and taken advantage of the other watchmakers under the LVMH conglomerate. But besides a few, very expensive, pieces most of it is very overpriced and gaudy with giant LV plates on the watch case and whatnot.

Armani is different, it's 30 dollar watches sold for 300.

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>>57080880
>>57080880

>>57080880
>>57080880

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>>57078503
Chevron six locked!

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>>57078726

>> No.57081780

>>57078726
you won't get 10 years of battery life with something much more complex than a 6 segment display.
Check out the SDGA001 though.

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