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/wt/ watch thread

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

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

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>>52521281
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>>52531792
1st for cutewrists
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First for arm hair fetishists
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Am I a weeb yet ?
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>>52531838
Sapphire glass doesn't mean that it's a good Swiss watch.
They're generally low quality.
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>watch is in the mail
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>mfw waiting for my watch in the mail
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>>52531905
>mfw waiting for 120 leathter straps

I'm the cat btw
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Are g-shocks any good or are they just nignog accessory?
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>>52531905
Just how long will it take
I don't really post here but I see one anon always waiting for his delivery and posting akarin
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>>52531983
Well, they're watches and they're good at keeping and telling the time
Haven't tried the 'luxury' G-shocks though
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>>52531983
Are you a solider, a construction worker or just someone that need an incredibly resilient device for telling the time?

Nignogs can't afford them, or any watches really. You usually see the massive ones on the manlet wrists of those asian wannabeblack hiphop niggers though.

If you're not this you're fine. If you are, nothing said on here could help you. Ever.
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>>52531893
>no dakimakura
>no boxes of animu and tomes of obscure manga
>no piss/cum bottles
>clean floor
>Cocktail Time
>not even Grand Seiko

It's like you're not even trying
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>>52532082
That's no cocktail time, brah
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>>52532082
It's not a Cocktail time, just a SGEG93P1 (quartz)
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>>52531956
>120 leather straps
Do you plan on reselling them or something? Surely you don't need that many yourself.
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>>52532155
Maybe he's a Panerai owner
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>>52532160
I don't get it
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>>52532160
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>>52532035
mfw I'm waiting for a watch exactly like that.
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>>52532303
You're in for a treat.
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Threadly reminder that this thread has become pointless and predictable.

What's in store for you in THIS thread, you ask?
- Seiko
- Russian Watches
- Cheap chinese knockoffs
- Terrorist Watches

Have a nice day!
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>>52532106
>>52532121

>it's a sapphire crystal quartz
>not GRORIOUS Nippon forded 6 mirrion times snowfrake
>no animu posters
>no waifu action figures

Shit week/10 back to Reddit

>>52532160
Panerai had two neat designs and has. been capitalizing on it in abject laziness and anti-customer attitude since
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>>52531435
Nah, man.
But I like the peacock one posted earlier, no clue who makes it though, and it seems like the guy who owns it, already left the thread.
Not the guy you posted to, though.
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>>52532443
>affordable watch thread
>highest quality affordable watches for the price get posted

If you don't like it, WUS is that way
>>>/out/
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>>52532482
http://www.maisonceladon.com/
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>>52532155
Yes I re-sell on Amazon my supplier is low on stock but I can probably sell them all for 60% profit by the 25th of January and buy another 1,000 probably
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>>52532560
>This thread is about the appreciation of watches, as well as the micro-engineering and materials engineering that is required to make a fine watch.
>fine watch
>fine
I don't see the problem in my statement.
Point me to where in the OP it's stated that it's a poorfag thread.
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>>52532598
Oh, thanks a lot!
Seems like they're sort of expensive, though - the website just gives off that feeling.
Does anybody know their price?
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>>52532731
The imperial is ~$900. A bit more if you got the gold decorated balance/escape cocks.
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>>52532731
I remember someone talking about it months ago and it was something like 1K USD
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Do you blame me for only buying watches for the aesthetics?
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Sinn quoted me €200 to get a custom inner bezel made with seconds indicated instead of a tachymetre which I'll never use. I might take them up on that soon.
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>tfw they don't have the watch in stock
Time to wait
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>>52532811

Like this bezel in the 142 which is more useful.
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>>52532770
I think it goes $900 + $277 for blued hands.
And the gold escape is a limited edition of 14 (??) I believe, and not available for the peacock dial.
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>>52532800 #
No but I assume you only buy expensive watches because cheap is not aesthetic
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>>52532855
There were 39 with the gold cocks, 25 white dial and 14 red dial. But yes, they weren't for the peacock dial'd imperials iirc.
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>>52532885
>>52532855
>>52532770
>>52532787
Thanks all of you, but I'm afraid it's a bit too pricey for me.
Guess I'll have to settle for a cocktail time or the like.
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>>52532941
I understand, i like the watch but i'm not the kind of person that throws 1K into a gook watch saying proud of china on the dial
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>>52531792
i had that fat (pseudo rich) faggot in tears a few years ago.I got him so fucking depressed he went silent on hes channel for a couple of months.then he came back with a new channel,rather refreshed.
probably did a stint at graylands mental hosptial.
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>>52531792

>I love asian women

Don't all betas?
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>>52532998

What did you do?
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>>52533018
No, betas like Asian boys
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>>52533028
nothing major,just a bit of online/offline trolling.
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>>52533018
I don't. Asians are mostly disgusting.
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>>52532879
>not buying knock off Daniel Wellingtons for $10
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>>52532965
You know, that the fact that it's made in China doesn't make it bad, right?
The movement is an in-house movement made in Beijing Watch Factory, which is a highly respected factory which produces a lot of great pieces.

It's okay to not know this, as it's sort of an obscure brand anyway, but to simply call it "gook watch" is undermining it.
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>>52532837
>>52532811

Well if I ever get a huge quantity of shekels again I'll buy a custom Sinn

Sounds based and pretty reasonable for the price when they're making it all in house in Germany for a single order

I love my 856 but if I get 4 or 5K I'll have to take them up on that
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>>52532443
You know it's bad when the /fa/ thread is more interesting than the /g/ thread.
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fancy watches and all how about something that, just werks, and never breaks, had my old one for 8 years still mint condition desu
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what's that website w/ the korean knock offs of synn or whatever and some bauhaus w/ automatic movements?
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>>52533447
you thinking about parnis?
or aliexpress in general maybe
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>>52533401
vomiting
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>>52533467
it was tisell

thank you though, found it in previous thread, thought i had it bookmarked
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>>52533401
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Got my new pilot watch today (Archimede) The largest watch I've worn at 42mm.

Love the light weight, blued hands, overall fit and finish is impeccable. Very satisfied with my purchase.
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>>52532172
see pic
>>52533401
If you wanted a camo gshock, someone did hydrodipped MultiScam® DW5600s for a while.
Why would you want a camo watch unless you're an autistic milsimmer though?
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>>52533893
Autistic milsimmer
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>>52532035

Fuck off mstarr
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>>52534074
At least youre honest

If I wanted to be needlessly tacticool though I'd get a PVD Timex and put it on a multicam NATO strap, Crown and Buckle did a nice one. Or if I had to live up to my autism and have a mechanical watch on there it'd be something with a non screw down crown but with hacking seconds and 100 meter WR. Problem is most that would live up to that would be Bell and Ross dogshit
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>>52534144
For why do you meme
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>>52531792
Love the comments section on Archie's videos. People with seemingly normal profile pics and names acting like absolute memeing cunts.
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I'm getting this for my first analog watch ever (at least since the one that I had in Grade 2 that irritated my skin) with this strap.
Good choice? Or did I dun goof'd?

I'm also getting a secondary strap that is navy blue with a white stripe inside.
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>>52534238
Timex Weekender is great.
You'll be happy with it.
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>>52534238
we don't like quartz watches here if they aren't king seiko
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>>52534265
I have four penis quartz, none of which are King Seiko, and a bitching citizen JG-2000, I fucking love quartz
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>>52534074
I think it was ehobbyasia or toysoldierhk that sold them, was like a year ago I saw it so they might be sold out.
Someone saying he was a Ranger sent a letter to Archie asking some shit. Should be easy to find.

>>52534152
If he wanted a B&R, I'd suggest a chink knockoff for like $25 rather than anything more expensive or god forbid, real. They only come in 46mm though.
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>>52533893
I never understood this. All you need is a nice leather strap and a rubber strap for a Panerai?
I really like the base model with the sub seconds at 9 and I plan to buy it one day; but fuck these "panarisi" faggots.
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>>52533148
In all honesty this is the best option
If someone told me I'd be getting as many compliments or more from an aliexpress dw than I am with my other watches I'd save quite a bit of money
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>>52534316

Oh my friend trust me I'm not recommending B and R. Not by a long shot it's just expensive "Swiss" nonsense aimed at nouveau riche CODKIDDIES

I'm saying I'm an autist and if I had a watch that was tacticool, I'd have to put it on a multicam NATO meme strap. And if I went that far it would have to be mechanical/automatic. At which point I'd want PVD and 100 meter WR and hacking seconds and non screw down crown. At which point I'm sad because only Bell and Ross makes such watches. I wish more watches had good automatic movements and non screwdown crowns. And I say this as a Sinn and Damasko owner and lover
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>>52534530
>buying watches for compliments
Jesus just buy a used Fossil or Michael Kors or Nixon (ofc all made by the same company) for $40 and save yourself the wait from China. Normies will eat it up harder, too.
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>>52532770
I've been looking at getting a Celadon for a couple of months now, may order one in April and talk to them via email. Thinking about getting the night blue Yue Fei. Either that or i talk to them about getting the Imperial.
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>>52534581
But dw looks the best
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>>52534594
The Halbert hands are just so loud and nontraditional.

They look so odd. And don't really fit in an otherwise dressy watch
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>>52533205

All but the movement they manufacture themselves anyway. Each time I've contacted them I've had a prompt reply. I was in touch before about ordering a leather strap, and I had it at my door about two days later. Great service.

Pics of 856? I was going to get a 756 chrono initially but preferred the more old-fashioned look of the 144.
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>>52534641
I get what you're saying, the Yue Fei is really a second choice to the Imperial if am unable to get one, even though the hands look odd, I've always admired Celadon's attempts to do something different with their watches.
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>>52534632
I gave my 36mil DW fake to my dad who likes it because he's the kind of guy that doesn't even set date wheels. This watch is the one people have noticed more than any other because it's such an odd design. A round circle with two hands isn't going to be noteworthy to most people.

I'm curious what the newer fakes with the blue hands and date wheel look like. The only photos the aliexpress stores have are taken from the DW site.
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bout to buy me a white dial heritage visodate
How's Jomashop's shipping?
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>>52534772

I'll get some pics of it with my DA44 Black this weekend; right now I'm at work and they're at home and I won't be going home for a few more days

It's a beauty though if you're still here in a few days I'll be sharing more pictures

Here's an old pic though. Its not on that strap anymore though I fell for the custom straps meme and found out it isn't worth it really.

How much was the strap? I'm in canuckistan and the freedom dollar is BTFOing ours. My Sinns original strap is nearing the end of its life and I'd like to buy a Sinn strap but with shipping tax and conversion it would cost me literally 160 dollars or more from Watchbuys.

I know about rhe movements, only Damasko, Glashutte Original and Nomos seem to be making their own movements for the mass market these days. And I'm very wary of the latter two as the Glashutte Originals are Literally charging you 10x the price for upgraded, decorated German Democratic Republic movements produced the recently whilst Nomos are just modified Peseux made in Glashutte.

Actually seriously privatization of Glashutte by Swatch worst day of my life, we will never have a reasonably priced made in Germany on German movements watxh again because of the everything made under communism is bad meme and Swatch got their filthy mountain Jew paws on the company.

>>52534632
Sure but you said you wanted praise from Normies. If you want shit praise you gotta buy shit

>>52534956
>Jewmashop
Well if they do wind up shipping it You're in lucj

They may not.thoufg as they're just a warehouse that buys overstock and resells so often they won't have shit in stock and you'll he waiting a while

If they do have it you'll save shekels at tje expense of 0 warranty or support, their "warranty" is a joke and any watch forum will tell you as much
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>>52535036

I'm usually lurking these threads so I'll be around.

It was €75 for the strap and €25 shipping to Sweden. Not sure on what it'd be to you. I got a bead-blasted titanium buckle which was a nice touch since the casing is titanium too.

Memepic from a thread long ago with watches and mice.
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>>52535140
Har du vart Svensk hela tiden?
watch-band-center.com is a cheaper option than many for Europeans. Don't know about quality though.
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What do you guys think? Would be first chronograph watch.

Any other chrono suggestions? Under 1000$
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>>52535140
So was it customized for you? If it was custom work that's about the same cost as Watchbuys. Otherwise Watchbuys would be better. Still I don't mind paying a little extra for something that's my own

And man I love Sinn

Also how is living in the ultimate /pol/ ebin references nation? As bad as all that or...?
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>>52535316
Seagull 1963
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>>52535316

Steinhart as has been noted is OK but their shipping takes forever and very clearly they have large amounts of Chinese production. Still for less than a K I'd find it hard to get a Valjoux 7750 elsewhere

To be honest I'd save a bit more and get a used Sinn 356 for about 1250 or something along those lines

However as a former Steinhart owner I will say that the blue hands look very cheap imo compared to real heat blued ones, truly Parnis tier (which are pretty good for 100 petroshekels but bad for 300+)
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>>52534589
Underrated post
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What do you guys think of Christopher Ward?
The 38mm trident looks really nice. The hands and the dial are really amazing looking considering how most divers look.
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>>52535472
Boring, divers csnt have baton hour markers. Get a srp775 seiko
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>>52535316
Go with alpha. Get one off ebay if you want to be certain of the QC
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>>52535342
No gooks allowed
>>52535349
Thx for info. Well Hamilton Xwind is less than a K but its gaudy as fuck. Maybe I can live with blued hands. Btw i already bought once from steiny, they are slow to post, took a week to send for me. Glad I got to return the PoS OVM v2 though. And v1 has mismatched lume so a 5517 homage dream is crushed.

End rant.
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>>52535505
I said under 1000 not under 100 lol. Only 7750 valjoux also.
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>>52535558
For under 1k its Alpha and quartz chronos.
Bump it up a little and get a Sinn, otherwise keep saving and go for a Speedy
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>>52535496
This is boring to you?
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>>52535266

The "chronissimo" kind which this Sinn one is can be got for about €35 I saw on eBay, but this one has Sinn stamps in the leather on the inside. Jag är inte svenska men jag jobber här.

>>52535322

They probably had a bunch of titanium ones around, just matched it up with the strap and sent it off. As regarding ebin /pol/ meems I live on an island off the coast so I'm pretty well-insulated from the raping and pillaging. Stockholm is basically Stockholmistan now.
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>>52535616
Yup. But taste is like butts, its divided.
Also batons are for dressy watches
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>>52535601
Wat. There are a lot of chronos under 1k
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>>52535677
Guess ill just get the steiny
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What are we watching?
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>>52535697
Its 44mm WITHOUT the crown.
And its not design for it like a panerai is. That shit will be digging into the back of your hand all day.
When I said Alphas are the only wearable mechanical chronograph under 1K I meant it.
Go for that or a Sinn
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>>52534255
Neat.
>>52534265
Top kek.
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>>52535316
This tissot automatic chrono is $488.
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>>52535925
>tissot
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>>52535925
Thats $488 down the drain
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>>52535985
care to explain what's wrong with it?
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>>52535925
That literally looks like a Timex Weekender. That has to be the cheapest looking Tissot of all the sad cheap looking Tissots I have seen. How can so many other brands give you watches that look fucking excellent and way better than their price range for like $300 and then for $500 Tissot will give you something that looks like you picked it up at Walmart? And yet people still eat that shit up.
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>>52535729
Man Im gonna get the 47mm. Fuck the haters, but 44 looks small on a non manlet. Im 6 feet + and I lift. 40mm looks small on me even though I have baby 6.5 wrist (but its wide, but not thick)
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>>52536021
Post specs and I will. It's honestly not worth googling.
Although right off the bat I can tell you that the seconds sub is disgusting. the sub at 6 is worthless and the case is just plain unfitting.
>>52536044
k
Have fun looking like a fucking clown. PAMs are the only acceptable >42mm watch. Even then they only wear well at 44mm, any bigger and they look bad too.
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>>52536069
Youd never dare to say that to my face, and you wouldnt think that since 40mm wears small for me. Also its a pilots watch, its supposed to be big.
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>>52536069
>Post specs and I will.
specs here: http://www.jomashop.com/tissot-mens-watch-t0684271601100.html
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>>52536170
I would
You would look like a fucking clown. I'm 6'1 with 7in wrists and other than PAMs 40mm is my limit. I make an exception for the speedy but that's it.
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>>52536170
I wouldn't say that to your face because I don't go around criticizing other people for no reason, but I would certainly notice that you're wearing a fucking dinner plate on your wrist and that it looks dumb. But since you asked I will tell you that it looks dumb. But buy whatever you want, why are you trying to intimidate me into admitting that some fuckhuge watch would look good on you because you're so big and muscular and tough?
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>>52535316
You can always build your own. A 7750 movement is $500 and you can spend whatever you want on the other stuff. I can post what tools are needed and how much it costs.
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>>52536198
>Garbage movement
>No tach
>No WR
No thanks
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>>52536233
What's the WR rating on that case?

All I can find when I casually search for watch parts are cheap Chinese kits.

Myself I'd probably make a normal diver around a miyota 9015, seems pretty cost effective, though I'd probably want to make more than one watch to justify the cost of tools
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>>52536222
>>52536226
Yeah nah, when my 36mm datejust style watch got called out looking like a toy watch by a girl (size), I expanded my range. And no intimidation, but due to my size it will look small. Thats just fact. But yes 40mm looks small on you 7 inch guy, if you have any mass at all. But most people dont care about watches...
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>>52536312
>by a girl
Because girls are known for their horological expertise
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>>52536233
Pretty rad, but I got such bad hands to place the hands so I would fuck it up. Always wanted to but I dont have the motor skills for that. I do crystals and casebacks etc small stuff but no whole watches due to that.
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>>52536312
>when my 36mm datejust style watch got called out looking like a toy watch by a girl (size), I expanded my range.
>throws away his watch and gets a new one hoping to get approval from some whore
>asks /g/ for approval too and doesn't get it
>n-nobody cares about watches anyway
Just get the damn watch then. Look into Panerai too, you're pretty much exactly their target demographic.
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>>52536287
The rating from manufacturer is 300m. It's on ofrei. Actual water resistance depends on how well you seal the back and screw-in crown/pushers. Greasing the gaskets would improve the resistance too. I've done some sink immersion tests (without movement inside just in case) on it but that's about it. I think that case cost around $120. There are really good german cases you can buy but they usually go around >280 euros or whatever they use in deutschland.
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>>52536319
If a girl thinks it looks unmasculine, thats a bad thing you know. Or maybe it doesnt fit my image.
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>>52536349
>expanded my range
Im not throwing anything away... I still wear the 36 for dressy occasions.
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>>52536348
Sticking the hands to rodico and then placing them on the movement helps. It's a putty that sticks to things with just the right amount of adhesion.
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Are penis Quartz still jacked up to astronomical Jew prices?
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>>52536486
Maybe one day, but the sub dials wud be hell...
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>>52536593
Yep. Want to buy mine of me? Has a slight stain on the dial, it's overplayed in this shit photo
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>>52534552
>I wish more watches had good automatic movements and non screwdown crowns.
Why?
You miss out on that delicious water resistance.
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>>52536363
Not half bad, but maybe I'll take an even smaller babystep and just try to replace the dial on a tisell or something.
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>>52535036
>whilst Nomos are just modified Peseux made in Glashutte.
This is true for their earlier calibres, but not their newer movements which are their own.
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>>52531988

>mfw waiting for my new watch in the mail
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>>52536044
lmao post pics of your faggot wrist clock when you get it
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Sup senpai?

Who else /smart watch/? I'm curious about the experiences with the other smart watches on the market as I want to start a smart watch collection.
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>>52536486
I mean yeah that's a handy trick for the seconds hand but it is completely unnecessary for an hour or minute hand.
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Alright I ordered the Visodate
I have my doubts because of you guys but I'll give it benefit of the doubt and see if I like
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>>52537272
If lower end swatch group Mido > Tissot/Certina.
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>>52537132
Why would you want a smartwatch besides the apple watch? Why would you even want the apple watch in the first place? (Legitimate questions, no troll)

Do you use more than one kind of phone?
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>>52537132
>I want to start a smart watch collection
you might as well just start buying katanas you stupid autist
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>>52537272
Nothing wrong with a visodate, literally only critique is they are a touch thick, although I own a orient dress watch of the same thickness amd it doesn't propose any problems
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>>52537321
Alright cool. I like thick watches
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>>52531988
It's a tradition. If you're waiting for a watch in the mail then it's your duty to post it as well.
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>>52537321
My problem isn't that it's thick, it's that it LOOKS very thick because it has ugly unrefined flat sides. Yeah if you put calipers on it you'll find that it's about the same thickness as anything else but it looks like a big fat bitch.

They carefully ticked all the boxes for what makes a plain "nice" watch but they forgot to actually make it elegant and refined and not boring. I hate to beat a dead SARB for the millionth time but I think it's a perfect counterpart to the Visodate, and notice how the case has some details and different finishes and curves which give it a little extra even though they're both simple plain average sized white dialed stick index 3-handers with (day-)date that nobody would ever look twice at on your wrist.
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>>52535496
>divers csnt have baton hour markers
What.
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How long would one expect from aliexpress store to my postbox in the UK?

>mfw waiting for my watch for indeterminate length of time
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>>52532035
that's gorgeous. What's the model?
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>>52536839
>Has a slight stain on the dial
>slight

See kids? This is the kind of moron that drives up the prices on vintage watches fit only to be used as parts donors.

Enjoy your fucking shitstained dial, you moronic namefag.
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>>52537468
Vostok Komandirskie with the 81 case
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>>52537501
The contrast from my dogshit phone camera has made the water damage stain look much more severe then it is irl. Where do you live cunt? I'll come around to your house amd beat your dad up for raising a shit son
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>>52537293
Some of the other smart watches out there work with the iPhone such as the moto 360 for instance. I got the Apple Watch because as much as I hate it I've become a Macfag over the years and I had been looking at getting a new watch for quite some time and decided to go with the Apple Watch because muh technology desu.

I like watches and I like tech and this really combines the two plus I have the added bonus of it constantly reminding me to get off my fat ass and do some exercise which as bad as it is has helped me lose quite a bit of weight since I got my first Apple Watch back when it launched. I'm still a fat fuck but not quite as bad as I was.
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>>52536969
There he is. There he goes again. Look, everyone! He posted it once again! Isn't he just the funniest guy around?! Oh my God.

I can almost see your pathetic overweight frame glowing in the dark, lit by your computer screen which is the only source of light in your room, giggling like a like girl as you once again type your mfw waiting for watch reply up and fill in the captcha. Or maybe you don't even fill in the captcha. Maybe you're such a disgusting NEET that you actually paid for a 4chan pass, so you just choose the picture. Oh, and we all know the picture. The "epic" happy Akari, isn't it? I imagine you little shit laughing so hard as you click it that you drop your Doritos on the floor, but it's ok, your mother will clean it up in the morning. Oh, that's right. Did I fail to mention? You live with your mother. You are a fat fucking fuckup, she's probably so sick of you already. So sick of having to do everything for you all goddamn day, every day, for a grown man who spends all his time on 4chan posting about waiting for his watch. Just imagine this. She had you, and then she thought you were gonna be a scientist or an astronaut or something grand, and then you became a NEET. A pathetic Akari posting NEET. She probably cries herself to sleep everyday thinking about how bad it is and how she wishes she could just disappear. She can't even try to talk with you because all you say is ">mfw waiting for my new watch in the mail" You've become a parody of your own self. And that's all you are. A sad little man laughing in the dark by himself as he prepares to indulge in the same old post that he's done a million times now. And that's all you'll ever be.
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>>52537535
damn. Is that a mod I would have to do myself? Also what's the water resistance on that?
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What do you guys think of the Citizen AO9020-17H as a starter watch?
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>>52537708
Nope, it's stock aside from the strap.
WR is around 100m, for more you could get the Amphibia which is automatic
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>>52537774
Thanks I'll look into it!
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http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Bulova-Accutron-Gold-Plated-Watch-Spidel-Band-2181-For-Parts-Repair-/111867704213


Any anon want to take the risk? It could be just the battery
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>>52537774
>100m WR

It has a resistance of 3atm, or a realistic 30ms.

Amphibia is 20atm though.
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>>52537774
also are there amphibias with that case design?
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I'd really like it if the AE1300 looked like this instead of having those shitty fake dials.
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>>52535729
>When I said Alphas are the only wearable mechanical chronograph under 1K I meant it.
You would be mistaken.
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>>52537293
Built in pedometer/sleep tracking.

Lost a bunch of weight with Misfit and Pebble.
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>>52538469
>made in rosjya
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If anyone gives a shit looks like Tisell is going to be offering GMT-Master clones

Wouldn't mind one if he has two-tone bezels option.s
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>>52538469
Enjoy your chink everything for like $700
Literally a scam
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Looking for a nice buckle leather strap for my Alpha II

Any recommendations? It's a 21mm
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>>52534167
how do i get a not shit one
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>>52538644
Explain.
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>>52537439
A week and a half to two weeks is average for shipping to UK I've found from Aliexpress. Although there have been some order's that took a month to arrive and one outlier which took 6 months for me.
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>>52538830
>one outlier which took 6 months for me
I used to buy a lot of Chinese junk and had a few like that, where I'd put in a Paypal dispute, get a refund, and months later it would turn up anyway.
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>>52538721
>21mm
You're fucked.
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>>52538921
F-fuck
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>>52538721
>>52538921
He could just use a 22mm and slightly notch it down.
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>>52538638
Will the movement be shit though?
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Any good automatic dress watch under €500?
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>>52538992
Orient bambino, orient duke, seiko SARB/SARG and a leather strap if the metal isn't dressy enough
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>>52538992
Sarb035 or Sarb035
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>>52538921
>>52538951
I read it's a 21mm strap but it's also tight as hell and there isn't any spring bars visible neither so I'm guessing 20mm is more of a fair guess?
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>>52539020
Get a 22mm, notch it down to whatever size you need.

As an example, I have a 22mm Hadley Roma that i notched down to 18mm and it works well. I'll take a pic when I get home.
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>>52539044
I found some 21mm straps on aliexpress

not sure about the quality though
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>>52539090
Going to be utter dogshit.

Check the strap guide posted in the older thread.
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>>52539100
Thanks completely missed the link
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Should I let my watch run out once in awhile or can I just keep rewinding it for months?
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>>52538981
I don't see a GMT version of the 9015 but I didn't look very hard. Might be substituted for one of the better Chinkshit movements

>>52539174
Springs don't care, no reason not to wear it.
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>>52539020
Why don't you just measure it?
Also, don't notch it down, it looks stupid.

>>52539174
You're only putting unnecessary wear on the mechanism if you're not wearing it.
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>>52538638
Heres hoping for japanese movement, full racist.
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>>52537015
Ayyy lmao I will faggot
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>>52539688
If you notch down a 24mm into a 16mm it will.

But shedding off 1mm won't be noticeable.
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>>52537132
Pebble a best
.
gud:
>works with almost all smartphones
>e-ink screen
>week-long "power reserve"
>physical buttons for sightless operation, or operation through clothing
>lightweight and comfy, especially on a NATO.

bad:
>it looks like a cereal box prize
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>>52536378
No it's not.
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>>52531897
Okay I'll give it a miss then.
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Anyone know a cheap, reputable place to buy a SKX007 please?

One that ships internationally.
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After my last watch broke, I got this Heinkel He111 watch. Pilot watch design from 1930's Germany but with quartz watchwork. The casing is aluminium, hands and numbers glow in the dark.

I love the simple design and how you can tell time at a quick glance.

I hardly ever use alarm timers or stopwatches, and I got a phone to do that.
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for 50-100 USD / EUR, what kind of watch should I buy? I'd like to have it with the following things:
-waterproof
-good quality and material build
-elegant

any opinios /wt/? this is my first time buying a "serious" watch for myself.
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>>52540333
Patek Philippe Calatrava
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>>52540333
Are there even real watches in that price range?
I might be mistaken, but I think you either get a watch around 10 €/$ with a cheap standard china quartz clockwork, which isn't bad, or something above the 4,000 $/€ mark with handcrafted clockwork. The rest is just fancy design and higher markup with a 10$ quartz clockwork.

Please correct me if I'm wrong.
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>>52540381
of course you are right, I agree with you.
My old F-91W is dying, and that's why I'd like to buy something, which is not expensive, but not cheap; suitable for a 'commoner' in price, and is a basic in quality.

>>52540378
thanks for the tip anon, I appreciate your help!
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>>52534796
>>52534594
The website is outdated, the Yue Fei does not look like that anymore. They've decided to change the design - the Yue Fei is also a diving watch.

I'm in a Facebook chat with the owner of Maison Celadon, and he frequently posts updates there - there's a ton of pictures of his ideas and such, but can't be bothered to post them all.
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>>52540427
2/2
Here's two:
This is a custom diving strap that will be available for the Yue Fei.
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>>52540444
Forgot picture.
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>>52540381
you can get a Seiko 5 for his price range, it's not going to be the greatest thing ever or hold any sort of value but it will be okay.

You don't need to spend 4000 dollars on a watch to get a nice one, but I wouldn't expect to get good resale value on most any midrange watch.
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>>52540451
I can't tell if I love it or hate it. the dial is immensely better and it being a diver complete with timing bezel is icing on the cake.

Might go with my own strap or bracelet though
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>>52540476
Really?
I actually really like the bracelet.
Sure, on the mockup it looks a bit sinister, but I don't think it's as bad in real life.
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>>52540333
http://www.watchsleuth.com/seiko5finder/popular/

Meme answer, but they're a very popular babbies first watch for a reason. Bit of a stretch to call them elegant but there's a style for most tastes

>>52540381
Completely wrong. In the $300-$1000 range there are dozens of great mechanical watches that will look and feel great. Beyond that you start to hit diminishing returns but it's not my money.
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>>52540333
Check out Vostok if you're interested in mechanicals. They're on the lower end of your budget, but they're really neat and there are a lot of different models to look through. Built like tanks too.
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>>52540493

Dat 103. Nice. What would be the function of a rotating bezel with seconds/minutes when there's a chronograph already?
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>>52540487
yeah the render is a little rough. if I saw some high res pics in when it is real and steel I'll make my judgement
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>>52540493
that mid tier of watches I think of watches you buy to keep, whereas a luxury piece you can usually sell it for a comfortable return unless you bought it new.
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>>52540521
the chronograph hands would probably be hard/impossible to see while diving. only thing I can think of
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How much movement does an automatic need a day to keep ticking properly? My pops borrowed his ancient slava to me for a week or two, but I have a bunch of exams coming up so I'm mostly sitting, typing and writing stuff. some ten minutes ago I noticed that it lost about 40 minutes, so it's either broken, or it was lying without power for 40 minutes at one point.
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>>52540559
>>52540495
>>52540493
>>52540469

I really appreciate all the help and tips you've provided me anons.
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>>52540521
I guess it's nominally useful for diving, but it's really just tradition at this point.

I love those proportions, the nice technical looking dial but plenty of bare steel.
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>>52540671
You came to the right place to ask about watches, anon.
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>>52540636
it may need servicing. But movements vary on what kind and how much movement it takes to power them

my 7s26 gets a decent start from like just picking it up off the table, enough to set the time and put it on. It probably gets full charge within a few hours of really idle wearing.

Other movements might require much more movement to start or to keep charging
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>>52535729
>When I said Alphas are the only wearable mechanical chronograph under 1K I meant it.

I disagree too.
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>>52540687
No. He came to the right place if he wants to become one with the hivemind that only buys Russian or Japanese watches.
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Thoughts on Seiko SBDC003? My only concern that the 45mm diameter may be a tad too big for my 6.9" manlet wrist.

Pic sort of related.
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>>52540876
that's a little beefy for sure. gigantic divers are great for diving but have downsides when topside.
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>>52540876
Yes, 45mm is way too big for you.
No doubt.

I don't think I'd even wear 45mm, and I have 7.5" wrists.
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>>52532560
>highest quality affordable watches for the price get posted

That would be the Omega Seamaster and they get bashed constantly here.
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>>52540755

Here's an older Sturmanskie.
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>>52540896
>>52540905
Damn, that's too bad. Any other recommendations in the same price range ie. $500-ish?

I tried the SKX009 before but it's a bit low quality.
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>>52540992
I'd love an Omega, but I'd be sweating like a Jew in an oven getting it serviced.
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>>52540333
Buy a few HMTs and hope that one of them works
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>>52540755
I actually forgot the 3133 manskies. Sorry about that. Great watches
They go for around 300 right? Where did you get yours?
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>>52541080
Modded SKX007/009?
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>>52541087
What's it like?
You know. Being poor in a third world country.
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>>52541080
Have you looked at Tempest? They have a nice looking titanium diver at that price.

Generic but good movement though.
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>>52541080
for divers you have plenty of options.

You have Tisell stretching 200$ just about as far as it will go, with Seiko and Orient doing okay at that price range.

At 300$ or so you have a few microbrands like Obris Morgan and Bernhardt

Above that you have the higher end Orient and Seiko divers, as well as many other microbrands using Miyota and some ETA movements.

it's going to be hard to find a "real" swiss brand at that price range though, just some people using ETA movements and perhaps exploiting the Swiss Made laws
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>>52541164
Oh damn, you got me. I'll be crying in my mud hut all night.
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>>52541229
Thought so, Oumar.
I hope you realized that this thread isn't for you.
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>>52541080
I'd just get the Obris Morgan Explorer in that price range.
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>>52541265
Nigga the average watch in these threads is probably $100-$200. Let's not pretend this is some exclusive club
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>>52541080
Save up a bit more and get a Christopher ward trident.
Gorgeous watch with a great movement that's easily and cheaply serviced.
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>>52541030
I'm jelly anon, nice piece. Does it have a stainless steel case like mine or is it chromed brass?

>>52541143
You won't believe me but I won it on an eBay auction for just 130€ shipped, the auction didn't have many bidders because the seller misspelled the name and he wasn't even sure what he was selling. Greatest bargain of my life.
Came with a really cool leather strap that I replaced because I ruined it with a grease stain while having lunch.
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>>52532054
Poor G-Shock inventor guy. He probably isn't allowed to wear anything else but a G-Shock. He just wants to wear a nice analog on a leather.
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>>52541425
Good shit
I love good auctions like that.
I got a few thinkpads for super cheap and just yesterday won an alpha for $150.
I need a manskie in my life though
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>>52541087
>I'd love an Omega, but I'd be sweating like a Jew in an oven getting it serviced.
If you fell for the co-axial meme, sure.
So not worth the increased maintenance costs over their older, ETA derived 1120 calibre.
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>>52540876
I will never understand why Seiko make their Sumos and Tunas so fucking gigantic. 45mm is way too big and bulky for normal users.
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>>52538638
They're already available from the Korean only website, flick them an email and they'll let you buy one.
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>>52541564
Do you have a link please? Not seeing them on http://tisell.kr/front/php/category.php?cate_no=7
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Are there quartz watches worth owning?
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>>52541620
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>>52541620
Yes.

Not this steaming pile of shit, though >>52541633
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>>52541616
That's the Parnis category champ
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>>52541620
No, only mechanicals are worth owning unless it's some nice digital or tool watch like a Tissot T-Touch or Suunto Core.
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>>52541620
Yes. And this >>52541633 is one of them.
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>>52541642
how is it shit?
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>>52541642
Ok kid.
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>>52541523
Because they're supposed to be for divers.
You need massive watches with fat bezels so that your gloved hands can operate them.
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>>52541656
He just wants to feel different.
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>>52541651
I'd argue there's a few Grand Seikos with complicated quartz movements that are worth woning.
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>>52541620
Of course. If you want a cheap no stress watch, a budget chrono etc it makes sense.

There was only a short window where luxury quartz was a thing before the mountain jews returned to muh mechanical heritage but there are many collectible models.
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>>52541657
Ouch. Right in the feels.

>>52541656
It's boring and flimsy as fuck.
That's not a watch that'll last you a lifetime.
Might as well buy a fucking smart watch.
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>>52541649
Oops. Man there are a lot of nice watches here, might come back for another if this sub turns out well.
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>>52541715
>That's not a watch that'll last you a lifetime.
Alright, you're just a fucking idiot now. I assume you haven't seen a drawer full of working 80's plastic LCD watches.
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>>52541616
You're in the Parnis category.
You need to be looking in the Tisell category.
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>>52541746
Do you only expect to live to be 36?
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>>52541766
I'll just stop replying now, retard.
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>>52541805
rekt ;-DD
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>>52541425

It does. The original case was beat up badly so I replaced it with a NOS steel case instead. One lug hole was damaged. Not sure what happened to it in its previous life. It has the blued steel hands which is important, and an early 80s movement inside with the steel chronograph wheels. Inscription on the back is neat too, just someone's name.

Also nice one getting your 31659 for only €130.
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I think this looks good, I just wish it were mechanical or electric.
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>>52541952
>I just wish it were mechanical or electric.
Why do you care?
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Having a lil bit of fun with a junk 2234 movement i got for free.

It somewhat runs, but as the image name dictates it's a bit problematic.
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>>52541967
Because I'd consider it then.
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>>52541419
This looks interesting. Is this a meme micro brand like Nomos?
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>>52542007
You didn't answer my question.
Why do you care whether the movement is electric, mechanical or quartz?
Is it because you're a pretentious douchebag like the rest of the people in this thread, or do you have an actual reason?
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>>52542016
How is Nomos a "meme micro brand"?
It's a well established brand in the heart of the German watchmaker town Glashütte, which also houses A. Lange und Söhne.

Hell, it basically houses every well known and respected German brand.
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>>52542016
Sort of.
They make some really nice watches and have an in house movement in some of their higher end watches.
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>>52541715
But it will last a lifetime, scratched if used a lot but all it needs is a new battery. "But the strap/bracelet" haven't had one break on me but you can put small NATOs or whatever on them anyway
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>>52541952
The new Precisionist movement is actually really fucking good. Accurate, sweeping seconds, doesn't rape batteries. Pretty sure others in the range have been under $200 on special though, so paying $550 for muh moon man is a bit much.

>>52542016
They're pretty similar, both starting with ETA and moving towards making their own shit as ETA and the mountain jews cutting down on movements sales to gaijin.
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>>52542016
Nomos isn't a microbrand.
Mircro brands all get their shit made in the same german/chinese factories and use generic "swiss" or citizen movements.
Nomos have true german movements and the only thing they don't make are cases which are swiss.
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>>52542075
>They make some really nice watches and have an in house movement in some of their higher end watches.
Christopher Ward has in house movements?
kek
Come back when you know what you're talking about.
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>>52542143
>They're pretty similar, both starting with ETA
If you're referring to Nomos, they never used ETA but rather adapted movements from another swiss movement maker, at least at first. They now make and design their own shit.
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>>52542175
What do you call this then?
http://www.christopherward.co.uk/watches/view-all-watches/calibre-sh21.html
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>>52542201
They did use ETA.
>NOMOS is not endangered by this decision, for NOMOS Glashütte no longer uses ETA movements.
Taken straight from the FAQ on NOMOS website.
http://www.nomos-glashuette.com/services/customer-service/faq/
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>>52542203
Well, shit.

I've been out of this for a while.
Who else is going in-house these days?

Seriously surprised at this.
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>>52542276
Most small guys simply don't have the capital or facilities to do it, so they'll have to switch to Asian movements and give up the (completely bullshit) made in Switzerland tag.
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What do you guys think of the SKX009K1?
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>>52542203
To be fair, it's not manufactured in house, but the design is apparently theirs. They source the parts from everywhere to assemble it.

Still better than overpriced Bremont shit and their "in-house" fuckery.

Maybe one day the Brits will have a proper watch industry again.

>muh Smiths
>muh Westclox
>muh JW Benson
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>>52542175
>Is uninformed.
>Calls other people uninformed.
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>>52542313
I love how Swiss brands replace one part of an ETA and then claim it's an in house designed movement.
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>>52542310
It's only one of the most loved entry level divers on the internet m8. If you're looking for discussion search for SKX007, the more popular all negro model.

Pretty cool, metal band is total shit though.
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>>52542058
>like the rest of the people in this thread
Maybe this thread isn't for you then. Try /fa/ or r/watches.
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>>52542074
>Hell, it basically houses every well known and respected German brand.

Tell that to Stowa and Laco, which are from Baden-Württemberg or Sinn from Frankfurt am Main... fucking smartass.
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>>52541898
Thanks buddy.
Amazing back, it definitely adds some value imo.
Enjoy that cool Manskie, a frankenwatch it's quite a respectable piece if you've done it yourself and you have even improved it since the older versions come in chromes brass.
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>>52542340
>I love how Swiss brands replace one part of an ETA and then claim it's an in house designed movement.
I don't think any have flat out claimed that, but they usually just omit mention of it entirely and call it their "1234abcd caliber" and leave it at that, after all, most consumers don't give a shit.
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>>52542348
How's the finish and movement compared to >>52540876?
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>>52542519
>Tell that to Stowa and Laco

>stowa and laco
>respected
>well known

Maybe in chingchong province of china where they are made, but these two are about as german as a syrian immigrant.

>Sinn
I'll give you that. At least it's well known.
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>>52542608

>Stowa and Laco
>these two are about as german as a syrian immigrant.

top kek, you serious kid?
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>>52542685
Fugg
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>>52542589
Not as good, but the street price is well under half.

You lose hacking and handwinding (if you care), bracelet is probably a lot better. I don't actually own a Sumo though.
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>>52542685
Stowa's cases, dial and hands too probs are chinese. Seller caused some ruckus when he wouldn't come clean as to their real origin, but they're not swiss, nor german.
Also, "swiss" movements (that aren't swiss) so the only thing about them are their vague flieger stylings.
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>>52542586
Yeah, but it's lying through omission.
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>>52541952
It should have just been a 1:1 replica of the actual moonwatch. I guess since it was a one-off they might not have that old mechanical chrono movement anymore.
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>>52542903
It would then cost at least triple what they can offer this for, and compete with Omega's man in the memewatch. Corrosion aside that original sure is pretty though.
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>>52542952
I wouldn't mind paying more if it meant it had the same movement & dial as the original.
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>>52542962
Fair enough. 95% of Bulova's current lineup belongs in the trash but I hope they can survive for some reason.
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So i have about 3500 europoors, i was looking at either an oysterquartz or a tri compax, recommend others pls
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these citizen divers are pretty sexy

I'm considering a quartz diver at the moment, really hard to decide if I should pay more for eco-drive or just go for the cheap Casio MDV-106 or something like that. the bracelet would surely be better (actually usable) on these, but I'm 99% sure its going on a zulu either way
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>>52543157
whoops forgot picture
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>>52543205
Eh, batteries last forever these days and you can change them yourself with a few minutes in google. I wouldn't pay much more for solar / Ecodrive
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>>52542774
I'd like to get the source on that for Stowa
Interested because I like their designs especially their TESTAF and if it isnt made In durowa im mad

Damasko is in fact made by the family at their factory, which is open to the public

Also Laco isn't that we'll respected but they do claim their cases are made (not finished) in Pforzheim in Germany.

There's also Tourby which is overpriced but their cases are, in fact, made in Hagen in Westfalen

Also we bend the stick here in /g/ too much. Swiss movements have Chinese parts. This is a certainty. But for certain a lot of the actual manufacturing, not just finishing, happens in Switzerland, especially for ETA whose Grenchen factory is a big employer. I agree it's dishonest marketing because it isn't 100% made In Switzerland but the idea they're just selling refinished Parnis movements is ridiculous.

>>52536847
Because it's a bitch to set quickly with the crown screwed down. In my line of work that's often a deal breaker

>>52536954
Except their movements are Made in Germany Peseux
Sure nice finish and decoration but it's not an original design, it's the exact same old mechanical.movement with some improvements. Hence why their date models have no quickset whatsoever, and on a $3K watch that's BS

Sad to say but only the most high end Nomos, Glashutte Original and Lange are making true made and designed in Germany movements. Which is BS for Glashutte because as I noted earlier it's a 10x markup for East German inherited designs with some upgrades and decoration. Literally a shekeling
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>>52543084
Grand seiko quartz maybe?
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>>52542310
Awesome and massively mod-able. You will want to swap the bracelet though as the standard one is shit tier.

Here's mine on a super oyster with a red bezel.
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>>52544157
Can you get a ceramic replacement bezel?
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>>52542074
Their build quality is nothing compared to their Swiss counterparts or even Grand Seikos in similar price range.
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>>52544556
>I have never seen a Nomos watch: the post
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>>52544587
At least he's right about the Grand Seiko.
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>>52544556
>>52544587

>muh grand Seiko meme
They're good but can't be serviced over time and also have a huge range of prices
At 2K a Nomos is good as any GS and that's still.considering tje Nomos basic calibre is an upgraded made in Glashutte Peseux 7001

The actual quality however is far.superior to anything Swiss for 2K. At 2K Swiss watches are complete dogshit, sadly, with perhaps the exception of certain Tudors which still use sourced ETA and not made in house calibres
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>>52544629
You should make your shilling less obvious, Kraut.
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>>52544629
>>52544587
Going to agree with this guy. $2k is scraping the bottom of the barrel with anything Swiss, or the uglier Grand Seikos.
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>>52544629
>but can't be serviced over time
Yes they can. Seiko will keep parts for a movement 20 years after it's been discontinued.
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>>52544629
What about Frédérique Constant?
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>>52544157
I plan to get one with rubber band since it seems more water-friendly. Any experience on the rubber strap?
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>>52544629
Pretty sure an average Nomos costs around $3,500. A Seamaster is probably a better deal at that price range plus you don't need to wait for 3 months for your watch to arrive.
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>>52544661
>wah you're a kraut
Kek
Except I'll also admit a lot of German watches or watches labelled Made in Germany are total dogshit, and not just in the ebin mene sense but because they're using largely Chinese parts and a Swiss movement and using their label to sell it for 2K. Brands like Sinn and Damasko are a happy exception to this

And note I also criticized the Nomos movements and stand by it. They're selling upgraded and decorated movements which are and were very basic workhorse manuals which show their age especially in regard to lacking a quickset date

>>52544666
Thank you, again buying New Swiss suffers from the Swatch syndrome
They rely on the ignorance of the prestige minded consumer to sell watches
Even better brands like Oris are still guilty of.this and still vastly overpriced

>>52544667
>for 20 years
And they discontinue models and movements all.the.time for.little reason

They're good watches but if you want to pass it.onto your son or loved ones or resell it the value, especially at that 20 year mark, is going to plummet

In addition you'll have to send the watch back.to Japan, probably for months, to get it serviced and as parts get rarer the service gets pricier

Note that I accept you could get a great high accuracy quartz at that price which will be much cheaper to service, but it's quartz. I'm an autist and want mechanical and.like >>52544666 aka Satan noted the GS at that price are uglier

Please note I also think Nomos is a meme and many of their customers are the insufferable bespectacled hipster WIS of WUS and Reddit who want muh prestige while being trendily untrendy but that doesn't stop that their product is superior to many others

I'll stand by my statement that of you want quality European made watches you need second hand, either vintage Swiss or some of.the more palatable East German designs and movements
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>>52544711

Not 2K

At 2500 theyre a good choice because their actual manufacture is open to the public and obviously Swiss. Also a family company which is nice.

>>52544755
>shilling for Omega
Yay 3500 for a made in China bracelet and modified ETA movement. Ebin, simply ebin.

Also Nomos is only slow if it isnt in stock. If they're in stock it's free courier and to a place like Canada usually next 2 business days

Moreover their Ludwig is 2500 canuckistan dollars shipped and taxes in from Glashutte aka 1900 freedom dollars, so your argument is moot.
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>>52544667
>Seiko will keep parts for a movement 20 years after it's been discontinued.
10 years.
Don't take what shillfags on WUS say as fact. The official literature still states 10 years.
Which is ridiculous.
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>>52544764
>And they discontinue models and movements all.the.time for.little reason
Do they? Last I checked a lot of their watches still use the 7S[26] which is 20 years old. The SARBs use a 10 year old movement too. The 9F movements still used in the quartz grand seikos was introduced in 1993.
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>>52544711
>AFFORDABLE LUXURY
Not that guy, but they have some nice designs, and the ingenuity to make some of their own shit but they are mostly generic and uninspired.

I look at a FC and can't think of a signature look or model, and their frequent use of gold plating is abhorrent.
Still, kudos to them for some in-housery and generally being honest about what they are.
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>>52544816
I'm going by what furball has said:

https://archive.rebeccablacktech.com/g/thread/S51825550#p51838558
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>>52544755
>A Seamaster is probably a better deal for chinkshit.
ftfy
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>>52544629

Either the spring drive or hi-beat 9s86 calibre is better than their "in-house" movement which is very likely a slightly modified Swiss ETA.
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>>52544841

This is also true. Derivative design

Then again Nomos and the Bauhaus meme is all plagiarized from a single Lange watch from 1924, so.... Still they made their own designs like the Metro and FC has not

>>52544822
>movements from affordable watches
They cancel.in Grand Seiko and many of their midranges. You're essentialy arguing they haven't discontinued their 2824 when we aren't talking about production movements but haute horlogerie ones
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>>52544891
Got any examples? Also you might want to be specific from the get go if you're only talking about their 'haute horologie' movements (whatever that means).
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>>52544872
To be fair very few movements in the world are as advanced as the spring drive.
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>>52544822
I don't know what exactly that guy was talking about, but the 10 year thing is not just movement parts, but also dials, hands, indicies cases and bracelets etc.
That also has a 10 year post-discontinuation lifespan.
Functionally they may not make a difference, but there really are so few GS's out there compared to everything else that it will (one day) be an issue.
Whether it's and issue that would affect you personally at some point cannot be said, but it's the idea that's troubling.
GS models are changed up and the current lineup is different from what it was say, 5 years ago.
There is no constancy, and thus no permanence - at least in comparison with most swiss stuff in the same calibre.
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>>52544872
Stop shilling, Kenji

Those movements are from watches much more expensive than your standard Nomos

More importantly you're being a retard. I don't even like Nomos that much but it takes 2 seconds to find out their movements made at their factory.in Glashutte and finished there as well.

Lastly the Seikos will be serviceable for a much shorter period because of the discontinuation policy
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>>52544844
If it's not in official writing, it's meaningless. Well, it's meaningless anyway since it's pretty easy to wax on about the far future when nothing is really at stake. I would look for official seiko wording on their GS parts availability. I don't believe it has changed, despite the outcry.
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>>52544872
>movement which is very likely a slightly modified Swiss ETA.

>confirmed for knowing absolutely nothing about a brand he irrationally rages against on a mongolian fingerpainting trading post
what's it like having autism?
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Why would someone shill for Nomos? Their brand is insignificant compared to Rolex, Omega, Patek Phillipe, etc.
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>>52544960
DESU the only brands that would shill in online discussions would be shitty microbrands doing damage control.
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>>52545009
>DESU
god dammit hiroshima..
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The new SS bezel with the Seiko insert on my 090916m looks awesome.
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It also covers the vertically cut crystal unlike the original thin bezel.
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Time for a collection pic.

The gook stand and the slav box.

Plans for now:
>New case for Amphibia
>New Raketa 2609 instead of semi-dead 2627

As far as new watches go, nothing is certain except more will come.
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>>52542519
>Implying any of those brands holds a candle to ALS, Glashutte Original, or any of the other brands in the town.
I also said 'basically' which implies not everyone.
>smart ass
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>>52545009
You could also actually type out "to be honest" you know, instead of acting like you're still using T9.
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>>52545601
ArchieLuxury enjoys
>>52545601
Thai 'women'
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