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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

>> No.57623460
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57623460

>>57623288
Man, I really want a Grand Seiko.... Nobody will know how much that costs. Most people would not know the difference between a grand seiko and a Sarb, but they are so pretty and I know the difference.

Such a subtle elegance.

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>>57623460
I'm a slut for grand seiko. Aesthetically sexy and a beautiful spring drive movement.

The moment I have 5 grand available I'm gonna spread my bussy for this snowflake.

>> No.57623678

>>57623637
It's a lot of cash even if it's worth every dollar. Are there any Grand Seikos with a lume?

>> No.57623957
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57623957

I to would love a Grand Seiko. But I'm starting with something more affordable. Pic related.

>> No.57623968

stop posting shitters

>> No.57624008
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57624008

what do you guys think of this fucker? It doubles as a flashlight

>> No.57624023

>>57623637

even if i had the money i could never feel comfortable wearing 5k on my wrist

just seems dumb

>> No.57624043
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new rolex

>> No.57624552
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>>57624043

>> No.57624627

>>57624043
>>57624552
Show me the clasp.

>> No.57624667

>>57624043
>>57624552
how much? hows the quality?

>> No.57624695

>>57624627
>>57624667
You're wasting your time, that's just an inept spammer.

>> No.57624732

>>57624667

$100

the quality is surprisingly good for a parnis i think it's very hit or miss with them but this has solid links and feels very heavy and real

>> No.57624745
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>>57624627

it's a good solid clasp

>> No.57624789

>>57624008

that's awesome if it works, could you read by the light or find your keys in the dark with it?

>> No.57624803

>>57624008
>SUPER ILLUMINATOR

lol awesome

>> No.57624830

tfw no cartier wearing watch gf

>> No.57624845

>>57624008
I love it when they place the crowns in that manner. Very glycine airman esq.

>> No.57624857

One guy in one of these threads had the only watch that'd I'd wanna wear, but I can't remember what it was.

It was analog, had a fully glowing face, and had a single hand.

Anybody know what it might be?

>> No.57624861
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>>57624803
>>57624789

it's bright as all hell and yes you can find your way around a dark room with it

>> No.57624877

>>57624857

no silly a watch has two hands. hour and minute

>> No.57624878
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57624878

>>57624845
>I love it when they place the crowns in that manner. Very glycine airman esq.

i think it looks good

and you don't notice the light till you turn it on, it's a very simple looking watch

>> No.57624887
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>>57624877

:^)

>> No.57624903

>>57624857
>It was analog, had a fully glowing face, and had a single hand.

sounds kinda gay desu

kinda real gay

>> No.57624949

>>57624857
sounds like some timex indiglo meme watch

>> No.57624951

>>57624887

seriously you should ask in the /fa/ watch thread. there are a bunch of fags there that are into minimalist fast fashion trash like MVMT

>> No.57625061

>>57624861

wtf

>> No.57625096

>>57624861

does it charge up the lume?

>> No.57625142
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57625142

>>57624861

That reminds me of the Victorinox Night Vision, which has always interested me as a neat little gadget

>> No.57625164

>>57624878
I didn't say it looks bad. Just a compliment.

>> No.57625249

Red pill me on Chinese movements and watches.

They make 400 dollar tourbillions with other working complications. They have eta clones that seem on par with their swiss counterparts. They decorate their movements beautifully.

I would think /g/ would be open to buying these watches over the Swiss alternative that is Seiko/orient. /g/ is no stranger to Chinese products like headphones and cellphones, why not Chinese watches?

>> No.57625319

>>57625096

yes but it kills the battery, if you use it a lot you have to change the battery about once a year

>> No.57625339

>>57625249

they are hit or miss and if you buy a complex one and some part of it breaks there is no warranty

>> No.57625358

>>57625249
I bought 2 chink watches on 11:11 day. A Tudor black back homage, and a IWC pilots watch as well. Cant wait for them to arrive!

>> No.57625379

>>57625249

chink phones are made for the chinese and Indian market and need to work, they are made by companies that at least have some name recognition

their shitbox watches do not have the same utility value and you normally don't really know who makes them even the parnis brand is really just a word a bunch of non related people use to sell watches

unless the seller on ebay honors some 30 day warranty or something you will never get anyone to fix any problems, the factory if you can find them, will not talk to you

>> No.57625380

>>57625249

the one thing that is interesting to me about the chinese watch industry is the chinese standard movement, which is such a bizarre expression of chinese racial character that it could never have happened in any other country's watch industry ever. it's fascinating and is why i have a shanghai 7120 in my collection.

but there is nothing else interesting about the chinese watch industry, which consists otherwise of just insect race hivemind rote copying of what the european watchmakers do, but at lower quality and cost.

seiko/orient/casio are a completely different game

>> No.57625449

>>57625142

someone should make this into a generic bracelet so any watch could have it

>> No.57625477

thoughts on TW Steel in general? Been eyeing one of these lately

>> No.57625494
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57625494

Hated this when I first saw it, but now I have a massive hard on for it. What are you lusting after at the moment, /wt/?

>> No.57625502

>>57624023
why what's gonna happen

>> No.57625609

>>57625502

getting mugged or scratching the shit out of it comes to mind

i would just feel i could not really do anything with my left arm in case i scratch my 5000dollar watch

>> No.57625666

>>57625609

that's why i got a sinn. if i scratch the case with a screwdriver, it shreds off flakes of steel *from the screwdriver*.

>> No.57625988

So my chronos order I cancelled arrived today, they still haven't contacted me after a week, I figure I'll send them a message again tomorrow and give them one more week to give me shipping details and my refund otherwise I'm doing a fucking chargeback. How can you cancel an order and then ship it a week later? Fucking ridiculous.

>> No.57626271

>>57624861
>>57624008

where can i get one of these? What's the model number?

>> No.57626287

>>57625988

you sound hard to deal with

>> No.57626289

>>57625609

you're underestimating yourself, the watch or your wallet

>> No.57626324

>>57626287
Not really, I'm just pissed that I cancelled my order, they told me it was cancelled, and then literally a week later they sent the fucking thing anyway and haven't bothered to get back to me for still yet another week. I have to draw the line somewhere and this is way past acceptable customer service.

>> No.57626326

>>57626289

I can just think of a lot of other stuff i would rather do with $5000, i personally know millionaires who don't have stuff like that

>> No.57626340

>>57626324

shit happens, it will get worked out

you placed an order and got a watch, sorry they made a mistake it's not that big of a deal

>> No.57626387

>>57626326
That's why their millionaires m8.

>> No.57626419

>>57626387

exactly

>> No.57626676

>>57626271
>where can i get one of these? What's the model number?

they are not made anymore

>> No.57626860

>tfw you pussy out from pulling the trigger on a watch at the very last second

wew

>> No.57626944

>tfw you spend way too much on a rare watch because you are drinking and on ebay

fuck

>> No.57627016

>>57625494
>>57624878
>>57624861
UGLY

>> No.57627030

>>57625609
>getting mugged
that's what your pistol is for, cuck, to keep that $5000 on your wrist instead of in Jamal's crackhouse

>> No.57627082

>>57627016

ur ugly

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>> No.57627433

>>57627016
DELET

>> No.57627513

>>57624861

want

>> No.57628142

>>57625609
Who is going to mug your grand seiko? It's not a rolex.

>> No.57628182

>>57628142

that's true with muggers it's rolex only

>> No.57628505

Hello /g/s, I just pulled the trigger on an ebay ap offshore diver chronograph for $50. Praying that it's real. After checking back and forth for like 15 minutes the only problem that I could find was something that I'll keep to myself and see if anyone else can spot it (http://www.ebay.com/itm/232151207433 _____________ https://www.audemarspiguet.com/en/watch-collection/royal-oak-offshore/26703ST.OO.A070CA.01/). Tell me if I've fucked up.

I figure if it doesn't turn out then I'll make a fuss with ebay and get my money back and if that doesn't turn out then it's only 50 buckers. If it does turn out then I've got a dope watch if I want or thousands of dollars if I want.

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>>57623957
ayy

>> No.57628567

>>57628505
>http://www.ebay.com/itm/232151207433
lol fagt

>> No.57628608

>>57625142
do you know what that red light at the bottom is for?

>> No.57628628
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>>57626326

>$5000
>alot of money

You'll blow through that on shitty fast food, movies and bullshit you wont even remember in a year.Or you could get a grand seiko and or some decent watch and have a heirloom, conversation starter or just a reliable time piece.

I hate the hurr millionaires are frugal bullshit.If they are shame on them. Last I checked you cant take anything with you to the grave.

If you're scared of getting robbed or something dont go to seedy areas or somewhere you aren't familiar with looking like a target.

>> No.57629061

Posted a similar post in the last thread:
I'm about to pull the trigger on a Blue Mako II, can you convince me that the SKX is a better choice?

>> No.57629098

>>57628628

mad

>> No.57629108
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>>57629061

just get the one you personally like best

>> No.57629167

>>57629061
Both are nice, SKX has the tool watch aesthetic while the Ray is overall nice.

>> No.57629223

>>57628628

yeah five grand for a watch is nothing, you are so right

>> No.57629253
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>>57628549

Ayyy

>> No.57629269

>>57629108
That's what I'm gonna do, just wanted to find out if there is something big I'm missing out on. The new Mako is handwinding and hacking, has an updated 120 click bezel, is more accurate and also has a supposedly better bracelet. The only thing I'm worried is scratching the crystal as I heard it's less scratch resistant than hardlex, but hopefully I won't bang it around that much

>> No.57629281
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57629281

Rate my watch

>> No.57629470

>>57629269
get the Mako II USA, it has sapphire crystal.

>> No.57629603

>>57629253
Are u testing it?

>> No.57629621

>>57629281
What model is this?

Pretty nice/10

>> No.57629644

>>57623957

BASED

>> No.57629648

>>57629603

Ya, that's it

>> No.57629661

>>57629648
So, did it survive?

Did you also test its shock resistance?

I've been pondering buying it for a long time, it's really a gorgeous watch.

>> No.57629710

>>57629661

Nothing to survive. Little bit of snow will do no harm.

>> No.57629806

>>57629621
I don't remember the exact model, I think it is SNK605 or something. I can check the model later

>> No.57629877

>>57629253
Oh ok, I tought it was sitting in the freezer.

I've another question: how accurate it is?

>> No.57629895

>>57629877

Pretty accurate.

>> No.57629930

Where did you buy the Seagull?

>> No.57629973

>>57629253
is it water resistant?

>> No.57630534
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57630534

>tfw you cancel an order for a watch you didn't really want

>> No.57630705

>>57625142
How are the overall quality of Victorinox in general? I've been looking at a couple this week but I've held off so far but I'm a bit of a noob here

>> No.57630801
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Looking for a new watch /g/

Currenlty own a Ceramic Sub but i'm disliking the maxi case more and more so will be selling it. I was thinking either Sea-Dweller 4000 or go big with the Deepsea. what are your thoughts?

>> No.57630808

>>57630801
>I don't like the maxi case
>let me buy an even more egregious sub

>> No.57630840

>>57630801

might as well get the 18k bracelet version while you are at it

>> No.57631081
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>>57630808

It's the proportions, not the size of the watch. Those lugs are too big for 40mm

>>57630840
Deepsea and Sea-dweller don't come in 2 tone or gold versions, and gold doesn't suit me so out of the question.

>> No.57631100
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>>57631081

>> No.57631120
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>>57631100

No

>> No.57631175

>>57631081
Why do white people and rappers like Rolex so much?

>> No.57631219

>>57631175

it's a nigger and wigger thing

the bigger the rolex, the bigger the douche

>> No.57631224

>>57631120

you don't get jokes do you?

>> No.57631337
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57631337

>apparently NOS
Would 850 euros be too much?

>> No.57631346

>>57631337
Anything from omega is over priced. Wouldnt pay more than 350 for it.

>> No.57631360

>>57631175
>white people and rappers

so white and niggers

are u a chink or a pajeet?

>>57631219
Rolex are usually significantly smaller than other watches.

>> No.57631515
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Wrist check guys.

>> No.57631569
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>>57631515

>> No.57631640

>>57631569
Don't they put any kind of ar coating on the crystal of those?

>> No.57631651
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>>57631515

>> No.57631659

>>57631640
Double layer on the inside.
It's useless. One of my only complaints about the thing. The other being the engraving on the back, some days it'll rip fuck out of my wrist due to the number of edge on it.

>> No.57631675

>>57631651
Nice. Very classy, yet casual.

>> No.57631684

>>57631659
Show the back please. I've been considering one of those.

>> No.57631690

>>57631360
>Rolex are usually significantly smaller than other watches.

not that helium valve deeeep sea bullshit

>> No.57631733
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>>57631684
From Steinhart's site.

The engraving is very well done, very clean edges, and that's the problem, it's too crisp, too sharp.

It's a great watch overwall, just little pet peeves here and there. Frankly I'm of the opinion that it's impossible to do better for £300 in the new market. Mine is running well within spec at around +4s/day on wrist. Overall finish is fantastic, bracelet is excellent, clasp is a bit naff compared to the bracelet though.

>> No.57631773
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>>57631733
It does look a bit sharp, it's a shame it's not stamped like my Trident. The edges would be less sharp whilst still being crisp.

>> No.57631801

>>57631640

AR coating ain't gonna do shit if you carefully aim your crystal directly at the midpoint between the light and the camera

>> No.57631829

>>57631773
The trident seems to be far less of a complex design, all the features are much larger. Making it easier to stamp.

Still very appealing though. Have recently considered a trident, but the thing giving me pause is the movement, they're just base movements, whereas for little over half of what a Trident would run me, the OVM gives me an Elaboré grade 2824, running within spec to be Top grade to boot, but that's my luck of the draw.

>> No.57631835

>>57631801
Very true, it does look especially bad on that picture though.

>> No.57632149

>>57631346
Event the MOTFM?

>> No.57632211
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57632211

Waiting for my qt franken Amphibirskie

>> No.57632232

>>57632149
Yes you are only paying for marketing and 'heritage'. They didn't even make that watch especifically for NASA, NASA just chose it for the mission. It's funny how watches gain value just because a celebrity wore it, see Panerai.

>> No.57632260

>>57632211
Btw any strap ideas for this? I'm sick of natos and was considering a good leather or canvas strap.
Does anyone know of good quality canvas straps for a decent price? I like the quality of those that come with Hamilton khaki mechanicals.

>> No.57632282

>>57631651
model?

>> No.57632473

>>57630801
>ORIGINAL GAS ESCAPE VALVE
>ROLEX
>OYSTER PERPETUAL DATE
>DEEPSEA
>SEA-DWELLER
>12800 ft = 3900 m
>SUPERLATIVE CHRONOMETER
>OFFICIALLY CERTIFIED
>SWISS MADE
>RING LOCK SYSTEM

>> No.57632501

>>57632282
SARX013

>> No.57632515

How hard is to get into watchmaking micro brands?
How much capital do you need? Are those miyota movements micro brands are they assembled in china?

>> No.57632749

>>57632515
>Are those miyota movements micro brands

lol

>> No.57632781
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>>57632501
thanks

>> No.57633096

I'm conflicted: Hamilton Khaki field 38 or 42 mm?

My 37 mm SNK looks a bit small (but not tiny) on my wrist.

But 42mm might be 2big4me

Wat do? Do you know ways to know the correct watch size for yourself?

>> No.57633118
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Having vacation with the family, this is my partner /wt

>> No.57633150
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57633150

>>57629973

Probably one the least water resistant watches you can have.

>>57631515

>> No.57633151

>>57633096
38mm is comfy as fuck on slim watches, but tall watches are odd as fuck to wear in 38mm.

>> No.57633244

>>57633150
Looks so hideous on mesh, not like it's a good looking watch anyway but m8...

>> No.57633369

>>57633244

You and I have dissimilar tastes, my friend.

>> No.57633565

>>57633096
If the lugs hang over or it looks comical it's too big

>> No.57633912

>>57632260
sailcloth

>> No.57633934

>>57633096
Depends on your wrist size and the style you like. Myself I'd go for the 38mm.

>> No.57634260

>>57632473

i think that's more text than a gshock, lol

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>> No.57634766

What would you guys recommend for a female?

>> No.57634771

>>57634766
>muh dick

>> No.57634780

>>57634771
Ha


Ha

Well memed.

>> No.57634799

>>57634780
i just couldn't help myself

>> No.57635316
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57635316

What do you guys think of soviet Era watches?

>> No.57635356

>>57632260
Bund strap?

>> No.57635393

>>57635316
Some such as the one in your picture as cool as fuck.

>> No.57635855
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57635855

>>57625494
>100m diver
also this one is way cooler

>> No.57635985

>>57635855
Almost all divers aren't even going to dive past 30 meters, much less 100.

>> No.57636021

>>57635985
it's the principle man

>> No.57636174

>>57635985
It's a category not an actual depth, ya dingus.
More meters = sturdier

>> No.57636372

>>57636174
you're the dingus if that's what you think

>> No.57636376

>>57631337
You could get a much better deal if you just buy lightly used desu. The NOS tag is cool n all but a meme in the end.
T. Anon that recommended someone a dynamic last thread

>> No.57636430

>>57636372
Then what is it about, you moron?

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>>57623678
Apart from divers, very few. Pic related is my quartz GS, and it's got lume at 3,6,9 and 12, as does the automatic version of the watch.

>> No.57636452

>>57636430
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Water_Resistant_mark

>> No.57636463

>>57636174
You what mate?

>> No.57636959

Deep blue black Friday sale is up, 40% off everything. I grabbed one of their SKXalikes for $150 only, really awesome deal.

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>> No.57636988
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57636988

F-91WM-7AEF
F-91WM-9AEF

>> No.57637005
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>>57636988
Disgusting.

>> No.57637095

>>57636961
Painted plastic as usual I assume

>> No.57637150

>>57636988
So did Casio finally figure out they should milk this model for what it's worth as long as hipster douches keep buying them?

>> No.57637217

>>57637150
Haven't you seen the page header for their databanks? Marketing to hipsters is nothing new for them.

>> No.57637222

>>57637095
I'd imagine so.

>> No.57637254
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Just bought this for $320. It came with the omega metal bracelet so pretty good price I think.

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>>57637150
A lot of the hipsters seem to like the coloured ones.

>> No.57637547

>>57636959
Nato Diver? it looks like they're all $249.99
are you telling the truth? link?

>> No.57637650

>>57630801
Who would design such a monstrosity?

>> No.57637681

>>57637547
Coupon code is CYBER

>> No.57637913
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For the 16th month in a row (longer than the 14 month stretch during the financial crisis), Swiss Watch exports have collapsed year-over-year. As Bloomberg reports, the 16.4% plunge in October is the biggest monthly drop in seven years, as demand weakened in almost every major market for Rolex and Omega timepieces.

Bloomberg adds that shipments fell to 1.68 billion francs ($1.7 billion), the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry said in a statement Tuesday, with 13 of the top 15 markets were negative in October.

TOLD YOU FAGGOTS YOU WERE OVERPAYING FOR GARBAGE MADE IN CHINA PARTS """""SWISS""" WATCHES

>> No.57638000
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The decline was much greater than expected and was made worse because October was the weakest month of last year, according to Zuzanna Pusz, an analyst at Berenberg.

The longest slump in more than two decades is threatening employment in the Swiss watch industry, which had been riding a boom as rich Chinese bought more timepieces.

It does seem however that the rich still appreciate one thing...

>> No.57638005

>>57630705
It's nothing to write home about usually, they make good switchblades and that's it.
Most of their designs feel uninspired, they put out too much dogshit on the market and i'm not sure to what point the swiss meme is 100% swiss on those.

>> No.57638074

>>57637913
About time then they make a new Speedmaster rather than re-colouring yet another old one.

>> No.57638105 [DELETED] 

>>57638000
>Zuzanna Pusz

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>>57638000
>Zuzanna Pusz
feom her facebook

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>> No.57638372

>>57638135
She can analyse my luxury good if you know what I mean

>> No.57638390

>>57636446
where can i get that automatic?

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>>57637913
>>57638000

>BloomBERG
>BerenBERG

I wonder who's behind this.

>> No.57638466

>>57638135

I'd let her regulate my movement if you know what i mean

>> No.57638516

>>57638466
your bowel movement?
with a strap-on?

>> No.57638522

>>57634511
oh no.. what happened.

>> No.57638605

>>57638135
She winds up my mechanism if you catch my drift.

>> No.57638785

>>57637254
Good, never spend more than 300$~ for an omega.

>> No.57639183

>>57638390
I got mine on amazon, but I don't think they sell them anymore. Best bet now is probably one of the Japanese export sites, shoppinginjapan.net or something similar.

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>>57623957
Got me a seagull here, I like this one a lot

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>>57631515
Poorfag reporting

>> No.57639753

did you wish the annual calendar a happy bday yet?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qF7TOyF_Zg8

>> No.57639902

>>57638135

She can penis in vagina me if you understand what I have written

>> No.57639936

>>57639753

no i celebrate it on march 0

>> No.57639971

I learn something in every /wt/ thread.

In this one: never pay more than $300 for an Omega

>> No.57640091

>>57637254
>>57639971
Pls ignore the omega-hate anon, 320 for a nice omega with original bracelet is a really nice deal anon.

>> No.57640340

>>57639392
Nice

>> No.57640345

Thinking of getting one of the following:

http://pjswatches.com/home/11-pjs-pilot-automatic-typeb.html

http://orientwatchusa.com/shop/mens-watches/fer2a001b0/

Any reviews or other suggestions bros?

>> No.57640623

>>57640345
Piggy backed onto the deep blue sale I was just browsing is a sale on their sister brand, they do pilot watches. Might be something you like here. http://www.deepbluewatches.com/fblpiwa.html

>> No.57641004

>>57640623
was that website made in 2002?

>> No.57641048

>>57641004
They make some nice watches so I'm willing to forgive it. It is a bit embarassing though, making a website that doesn't look like shit isn't that hard in 2016.

>> No.57641139

>>57640623
Having a look now, thanks bro.

>> No.57641200

>>57624861

I NEED THIS IN MY LIFE

>> No.57641310

I'm thinking about taking advantage of the weak pound or euro and just buying some expensive (for me) watches now.

Anyone done the same?

They are cheaper by hundreds of dollars from UK sellers.

Shipping is expensive but I still save a significant amount of money.

>> No.57641605

>>57641310
Yeah. You avoid tax, you get the great exchange rate, and can even get a slight discount on top of that. It's pretty worth it for any big ticket item that doesn't have all your savings destroyed by shipping. I've done it from Australia.

>> No.57641992
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>>57631515
It's been running slightly fast since the weekend (~8 sec/day) for some reason. Probably the sudden drop in temperature.

>> No.57642014

>>57628505
The ebay listing says 3atm (30 meters) with quartz movement.

The website has it listed as 300m water resistance and self winding.

>> No.57642083

Can I get a better value on a watch than that of the seiko 5?

I'm not a shill serious question

>> No.57642089

>>57641992

That design makes it look so huge. It's probably under 40mm but looks like 45

>> No.57642219

>>57642089
It's 38mm. I was surprised too by how large it wears. The long thin lugs make it so.

>> No.57642230

>>57628505

You're hoping an AP is only $50?

>> No.57642282

>>57642230

obviously it's not a real AP. he's praying he receives any watch at all.

>> No.57642300

>>57642083

a movement with handwinding and hacking seconds is definitely worth $200 more to me.

>> No.57642325
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>>57631515
camera's fucked

>> No.57642355

>>57642083
If your budget is strictly less than $100 and you have to have a mechanical movement, yeah. Other than that I don't think they're that great.

>> No.57642550

>>57640623

picked up a PVD alpha b in the air blue sale a few days ago. wish i'd known about the PJS before now; the dial is a lot nicer.

>> No.57642574

>>57642325
>2016
>being a fag

>> No.57644290

>>57642325
so fucking gay yet the camera's blurry glow effect makes it look beautiful somehow

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>>57623460
Choose to wear mine traveling during the holidays. Feels good.

>> No.57644487

>See the Omega model you've been looking for on jewbay
>Look closer
>Gold plated
reeeeeee

>> No.57644992
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literally the first time I saw a spelling mistake in wikipedia in my life

>> No.57645310
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57645310

I've used this Casio watch for about 2 years now and want to switch a much nicer one. I'm looking at some on Seiko's budget watches and they look pretty nice.

My question is what are good options on a budget of $200-$400?

>> No.57645416

>>57644992
Well maybe you should read less mainstream articles, the rest looks like it was written by literary retards.

>> No.57645571

>>57644487
I know that feel bruh...

>been looking for a Cal.565 for ages
>a few goes up on sale for a reasonable price
>fucking two tone or gold plated

>> No.57645647
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57645647

Honest question here, what should I buy my lonely ass for Christmas?

>want a new rMBP
>old rMBP still working perfect we are in a good spot
>$3000 for the config I want

Or...

Used pic related for close to a $1000 more.

I can use one for work, the other is just a glorified trinket but damn do I want...

>> No.57645702

>>57645647
Buy flowers and get a GF.

>> No.57645710

>>57645702
No!

>> No.57645767

>>57645647
so it's pretty much confirmed that most "watch enthusiasts" are just lonely people trying to plug in the gap in their soul by buying watches? That's what I suspected from day 1

>> No.57645797

>>57639690
at least it's not a seiko.

>> No.57645877

>>57645310
SARB line

>> No.57645893

>>57645767
That's consumerism for you.

>>57645647
One of them won't bring anything new since you already have one. The other will be a new thing.
Get the new thing.

>> No.57645908

>>57645702
GF are for faggets

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>>57645908
BF are for faggets.

GF are for people wearing a Seiko.

>> No.57645954
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>>57645936
Dude

>> No.57646614
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>>57645954

wew

>> No.57646633

>>57637913
>>57638000

This is also because a new anti-corruption law came into place in China which makes it illegal for officials to receive gifts over a certain value.

>> No.57646719

>>57624857
Sure he wasn't just waving his dick around?

>> No.57647114
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>>57645954
That wasn't my picture though. But here's mine.

Really need to get one of those smooth bezels.

>> No.57647132
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Considering getting a SARB065 with a mesh band.

Opinions?

>> No.57647155

>>57647132
Timeless dress watch, can't go wrong with it.;

>> No.57647167

>>57647132
On the scale of 1 to 10, this is a MAJOR GO

>> No.57647172

>>57646719
>glowing dick
Don't do lume kids

>> No.57647185

>>57647132
I don't like that watch and I don't like milanese mesh.

>> No.57647217

>>57647185
What do you not like about it? It's simple but has enough details that don't make it boring. It's beautiful I think.

>> No.57647818

Have you ever put your watch on your cock?

>> No.57647830

>>57647818

one of mine will fit, if i open the diver's extension

>> No.57648021
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My timepiece.

>> No.57648078

>>57648021
tl;dr

Can you show us the back blurb so we know what it's about?

>> No.57648081
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>>57648021
Why are you showing off your shitty fake Rolex?

>> No.57648102

>>57647217
Too big for its styling.

>> No.57648478

>>57647830
Kek

>> No.57648952
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>>57648078
Do what? No.

>>57648081
Yeah whatever you say.

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>>57645936
>>57645954
>>57646614
>>57647114

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>>57648952
HE ACTUALLY POSTED THE BLURB THE ABSOLUTE MAD MAN

>> No.57649017
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>>57648993
Hope you can speak Swiss.

>> No.57649068
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>>57648991
Nice watch, time to upgrade your knife though.

>> No.57649126
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>>57649017
I do speak swiss.

>d'achat.Sont exceptés:la perte,le vpl
Nice fake Rolex.

>Nous certifions que ce chronètre
HAHAHAHAHA

>Officillement Contrôlé
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAA

>Superlative Chronmeter Offcially Gerficied
>Secau Rouge Roex
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA


Post douks.

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>> No.57649480

>>57649126
Yeah sure you do, buddy. That's why you're on 4chan. A Vietnamese meme e-warehouse.

>> No.57650395

>>57649148
The fuck is that? Are kukri and puukkos not meme enough anymore?

>> No.57650938

getting an isofrane knockoff for my blue Ray
black, blue or orange?

>> No.57651350

>>57650938
>isofrane knockoff
u got a link for that?
might look sweet with the orange one?

>> No.57651395

>>57651350
that's what i was thinking, but it may be harder to pull off for everyday wear. i can always switch back to the bracelet though.

i've seen some inexpensive ones from timefactors, toxicnatos, obris morgan and borealis.

>> No.57651882

>>57651395
did some reading up on it and apparently timefactor's is silicone, which isn't great. obris morgan has good reviews but seems very thicc and not suited for small wrists, while the borealis is more supple. So i think I'm going to go for that one.

>> No.57651926
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>Casio A158, A168 or B640

Anon, which model do you think is better?

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>>57651395
http://www.borealiswatch.com/store/#!/Watch-Accessories/c/11275312/offset=0&sort=normal

Wait for their BFFriday sale.

>> No.57652033

>>57652019
i think it's already on, there's a 15% off coupon

>> No.57652141

>>57652033
Oh okay, should be 15% + freeship. Expect to wait a month though, since it comes for HUEHUEPortugal.

>> No.57652168

>>57652141
i'm in europe so it should be alright. shipping is free anyway. but they add tax to the store price, which is annoying.

>> No.57652248
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>>57651926
This one.

> CASIO W-86-1VQES

Better model than the F-91W the shill from >>57636988 is trying to show off

>> No.57652263

>>57652168
One thing I will never understand about the EU.

>hey we charge taxes on my fellow countrymen
>but we won't charge an extra $200 for a fucking Steinshit to Americunts that hates us

What is up with the EU raping its own people. I mean I have people selling Steinshit on Ebay so they can ship it right back to people in the EU.

>> No.57652277

>>57652248
it looks a lot worse though
but the illuminator is nice, the single led on the f91 is absolutely terrible.

>>57652263
people just work around the laws

>> No.57652291

>>57652277
But why would you even need to?

>> No.57652303

>>57652291
free health care

>> No.57652343 [DELETED] 

>>57652303
That and...

- no mass shootings everyday
- no riots everyday
- no getting murdered for having the wrong skin color

And we don't have a white nationalist psychopath as a leader.

>> No.57652412

>>57624023
well the good thing is that nobody will ever know it cost $5000
the even better thing is that you can buy $400 seikos that look just as good and will be just as noteworthy (aka not at all because lol why didn't u buy a rolex dude??)

>> No.57652575
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>>57647132

While I'm usually an advocate of Milanese mesh bands, I strangely totally hate one on that watch.

>> No.57652833
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57652833

I accidentally won a second F-91W on an Ebay auction, this time a green one. It was mixed into the search result for the F-84 and I bid on it mistaking it at a glance for an F-84 at a bargain price, and at one minute remaining I instantly jumped on it. I won it for ten of Her Majesty's Good Boy Points.

Anyway any mod ideas? I could do the negative backlight and the F-91UX oil-filled diver conversion, but what else? Or I could just put it on the same nato as my blue terrorist and have a budget Alien Casio.

>> No.57653987
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>>57635855
"Anti-jews"

>> No.57654388

>>57649126

i don't get what you are laughing at

>> No.57654548
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>>57651882
>timefactors
Time Factors Retro Strap in Polyurethane looks pretty sweet bruh

>> No.57654588

So what's the difference between an automtic watch and a non automated one?

>> No.57654757

>>57654588

an automatic watch uses a strictly mechanical movement with a weighted device (almost always a rotor) that winds up the mainspring as you wear it and your wrist moves around

a watch that is not automatic is anything other than that (hand-wind, solar, quartz of any kind, etc)

>> No.57654797

>>57654757
thank you.
so what's a quartz watch?

>> No.57654810

>>57654757
Good to know, thanks

>> No.57654822

>>57654797

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nQ9_bOIj49s

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>>57654822
>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nQ9_bOIj49s [Embed]

good video for anyone

dubs checked

>> No.57654843

>>57654797

a quartz watch uses a movement powered by electricity, with its speed regulated by the vibration of a piezoelectric quartz crystal.

this is distinct from a mechanical watch, which uses no electricity, and its speed is regulated (almost always) by a balance wheel that bounces back and forth around a spiral-shaped hairspring.

>> No.57654863

>>57654843
ok, thanks again!

>> No.57654889

>>57628628
Yea you can buy alot of terrible, horrible, no good shit like fast food, hookers, Apple products and Marvel films but I rather save it for priorities like alcohol.

>> No.57654937

>>57652575
Really? I think it looks fitting. But my worry is that it will look too flashy and people won't pay attention to the rest of my outfit, and just my watch.

Maybe a nice black leather band would be more fitting.

>> No.57655428

>>57654937
That dial is going to catch attention no matter what so you might as well pick the strap you enjoy. I can recommend some nice mesh bands that are super inexpensive.

>> No.57655480

>>57655428
Share em.

>> No.57655545
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57655545

does anyone here just want to sell all their watches and start from scratch?

>> No.57655564

>>57655480
I've bought a few cheap ones, but this is my favorite. Really comfortable, super fine. I would like to try an eichmuller for my next one though but for $10 this one is great. http://www.ebay.com/itm/311465374626

>> No.57655600

>>57655545

I constantly sell my watches through ebay and buy others

>> No.57655641

>>57655564
Thanks, will buy one for sure. Looks really nice considering its price.

>> No.57655947

>>57655545
>Looks really nice

>> No.57656008

On an ETA 7750, when winding, is it supposed to stop after fully wound or is the crown supposed to keep turning for as long as you keep going ?

I don't know how else to phrase the question

>> No.57656039

>>57656008

i am not aware of any automatic movements where the crown stops after it's fully wound. it's intrinsic to the design of an automatic movement that there's a clutch to disconnect the winding mechanism so the rotor doesn't blow the mainspring apart.

>> No.57656724

What's the best watch for Christmas?

>> No.57656955

>>57656724
a Patek Philippe Calatrava in platinum.

>> No.57657609

>>57656039

So there's no damage then?

>> No.57657652

>>57657609

overwinding isn't going to break the mainspring, but if you do it a ton it will eventually cause some wear in the mainspring barrel. i forget the details though.

>> No.57657784

Is it possible to buy mercedes hands for a seiko 5?

Or the hands in general too. I could always broach them out if too small.

>> No.57657973

>>57657784
>Is it possible to buy mercedes hands for a seiko 5?

dude that's soooo gay bro like totes gay

>> No.57657982
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guess what happened

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>> No.57657996

>>57648952
uhhhh the 116660 reference isn't a Day-Date ref.

>> No.57658094

>>57657982
your watch fell out

>> No.57658127
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>>57658094

got mugged by some faggot who only likes movements

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>>57657982
>>57657992
you tell me

>> No.57658262
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Update: Just got the acceptance email from the school I interviewed at.
Here's to a lifetime of counting pills

>> No.57658625

>>57657973
r00d

someone pls respond

>> No.57658972

>>57652833
alien that shit dood

>> No.57659661

>>57647132
Do it!

>> No.57659707

>>57623957
So I took a liking to this watch after seeing this post and the ones after. Anyone order from Seagull know usually how long it takes to get it in the States(CA)?

>> No.57660577

>>57649017
Wonderfully fake certificate.

Rolex puts the original one on their website as a PDF, except obviously not filled out, for verification purposes. It couldn't be too hard to print that one now would it? But hey, chinks gotta chink.

>> No.57660584

>>57654388
He's laughing at all the outrageous typos, exposing it as a low quality fake.

>> No.57661306

>>57648021
>>57648952
>>57649017
I know I'm waaay too late for the "my fake watch is not fake" meming, but besides the obvious -like the poor magnification-, the reference written on the card belongs to the god awful Sea-Dweller Deepsea.
1/10

>> No.57661322
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Should I? I really want a mechanical chronograph but I don't like the soviet aesthetic.

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CUNT FUCK

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>>57662230

>> No.57662878

>>57654548
I got the Borealis one in the end. 22mm, orange.

>> No.57662904

>>57657784
I'm sure Yobokies has some.

>> No.57663484

New thread when?

>> No.57663563

>>57636376
I tried looking, the ones that are considerably cheaper either: don't have the same dial, have a fucked up dial, are scratched/dirty, or aren't actually much cheaper.

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