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Old 06-08-2007, 11:29 PM   #81
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I actually like Lemb's black watch
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Old 06-08-2007, 11:34 PM   #82
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Old 06-08-2007, 11:45 PM   #83
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I usually wear this with a rubber band



or this



or another eco-drive chronograph with a blue face and leather band.

I'm not big on watches, but I really want this for some bizarre reason



without the diamonds though
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Old 06-08-2007, 11:49 PM   #84
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Only watches I like. The rest pretty much look like shit.
Then you don't know anything about watches.

The grade of materials Tag uses, is well, not the best... to say the least.

A good "looking" watch is just that.

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Old 06-08-2007, 11:52 PM   #85
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Then you don't know anything about watches.

The grade of materials Tag uses, is well, not the best... to say the least.

A good "looking" watch is just that.


I know I don't know anything about watches. Most people only see the "looks" anyway.
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Old 06-08-2007, 11:58 PM   #86
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Most people only see the "looks" anyway.
I'm glad there's some people out there.

My line of work needs more than looks.
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Old 06-09-2007, 12:18 AM   #87
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I'm glad there's some people out there.

My line of work needs more than looks.

Frankly, I don't give a shit about watches at this point in my life. There are quite a few that I like, but overall it's not something I spend a lot of time with. I didn't mean to personally hurt your feelings about your watch.

Good to know you are not most people, by the way.
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Old 06-09-2007, 12:24 AM   #88
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Then you don't know anything about watches.

The grade of materials Tag uses, is well, not the best... to say the least.

A good "looking" watch is just that.

Ha, couldn't agree with you more. That's why I bought my AP and Jaeger le Coutre-it looks wonderful and has the movement and history behind it. It really is a piece of art/jewelry-not just a watch.
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Old 06-09-2007, 12:31 AM   #89
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Frankly, I don't give a shit about watches at this point in my life. There are quite a few that I like, but overall it's not something I spend a lot of time with. I didn't mean to personally hurt your feelings about your watch.

Good to know you are not most people, by the way.
Trust me, you didn't hurt my feelings. Haha. Not much hurts my feelings, there are bigger (and louder) things in this world that pucker my butthole.

Now, if I owned a watch that stopped bullets and bombs, you DEFINITELY would have hurt my feelings.
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My small collection:





And the most recent...look at it closely...
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Am tempted by the Omega Speedmaster Reduced. But, fortunately, I'm broke right now...so, the decision is easy.
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And the most recent...look at it closely...
So, there was a big discount buying this because the numbers are out of order??


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So, there was a big discount buying this because the numbers are out of order??


The hours actually jump to the hour it's supposed to be. It took a little bit of getting used to, but when you want to know what time it is, you have to look at the number that the hour hand is on, then wherever the minute hand is, and there ya go...If it was 11:15, by looking at the hands alone, it would seem like it's 3:15...5:25, the hour hand would be by the number 5, and :25 would be where the 9 is, and so on...
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Old 06-10-2007, 12:10 AM   #94
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Anybody see this watch? New one by Tag Heuer..One side is an automatic watch, then you flip the other side to get to one of the most accurate stop watch/timers ever...


I'm also waiting for this bad boy to come out...
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Old 06-10-2007, 12:25 AM   #95
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^ that is one of the most fantastic watches I have ever seen
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Anybody see this watch? New one by Tag Heuer..One side is an automatic watch, then you flip the other side to get to one of the most accurate stop watch/timers ever...


I'm also waiting for this bad boy to come out...
the "Sixty Nine" has been out a least a couple years... I believe both are in the "Monaco" line... (when that V4 comes out)
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My watch box is overflowing:



In this box I have:

Panerai Luminor
Breitling Super Avenger
Cartier Roadster
Cartier 21
a vintage Omega Constellation
Movado Museum watch
Tissot PRC200
Luminox 3100
a few Invictas
a Casio G-Shock


Edit: I realize some of them show the wrong time... Well, alot of them are automatic and I really only wear the Panerai.

Sorry but that's a fake PAM 196. Not a good fake either.
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Old 06-10-2007, 02:28 AM   #98
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Here's a real PAM 196, for one thing, after the 12 there should be a large minute marker. On yours, it's a small marker then a large marker. The 6 in the bottom sub dial is too close to the bottom marker on yours also. Fonts are off...there's more but i'd be beating a dead horse.

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Old 06-10-2007, 02:37 AM   #99
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what do you mean when you say "minute marker"?

edit: nevermind... I figured it out
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mistyped. meant second marker.
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Old 06-10-2007, 02:58 AM   #101
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what do you guys think about this watch? It's by "Anonimo" -Italian designed and made... I heard that the factory were Anonimo watches are made is THEE original Panerai factory BEFORE Cartier bought the company. Would you guys pay $3k+ for a watch made OUTSIDE of Switzerland?



here's a pic of the back side (watch on the right)
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what do you guys think about this watch? It's by "Anonimo" -Italian designed and made... I heard that the factory were Anonimo watches are made is THEE original Panerai factory BEFORE Cartier bought the company. Would you guys pay $3k+ for a watch made OUTSIDE of Switzerland?



here's a pic of the back side (watch on the right)
You'd really have to research the inner guts of the watch to see if it's okay. Remember that some watch companies outsource parts from different countries (ex. TAG outsources its parts from India and China) and test them to a different extent (some companies batch test watches and some test ALL watches [ie Omega}). High quality parts make a HUGE difference in design.

IMO, I would not pay 3K for a watch made outside Switzerland.
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when I think of Switzerland... all I can visualize is watch factories everywhere...
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You'd really have to research the inner guts of the watch to see if it's okay. Remember that some watch companies outsource parts from different countries (ex. TAG outsources its parts from India and China) and test them to a different extent (some companies batch test watches and some test ALL watches [ie Omega}). High quality parts make a HUGE difference in design.

IMO, I would not pay 3K for a watch made outside Switzerland.
how do you find out what companies does this and what doesn't?
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Old 06-10-2007, 04:59 AM   #105
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how do you find out what companies does this and what doesn't?
There's a lot of discussion on www.timezone.com
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what do you guys think about this watch? It's by "Anonimo" -Italian designed and made... I heard that the factory were Anonimo watches are made is THEE original Panerai factory BEFORE Cartier bought the company. Would you guys pay $3k+ for a watch made OUTSIDE of Switzerland?



here's a pic of the back side (watch on the right)
The face layout doesn't do much for me, but that's highly personal. I do like the clear watch back. It's really cool to be able to see the movement like that.

This thread has rekindled my interest...I'd almost forgotten the amazing variety of styles there is in the watch world. Very cool.
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This thread has rekindled my interest...I'd almost forgotten the amazing variety of styles there is in the watch world. Very cool.
Glad I could be of some assistance. Maybe it's time to purchase a new watch?
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when I think of Switzerland... all I can visualize is watch factories everywhere...
That's retarded man...why in the hell would you think that?? They make knives for their army, too.
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That's retarded man...why in the hell would you think that?? They make knives for their army, too.
And have mountains.
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when I think of Switzerland... all I can visualize is watch factories everywhere...
I visualize hot blonds with perky breasts..
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I visualize hot blonds with perky breasts..
Covered in fine swiss chocolate no less.

watch factories everywhere...
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Glad I could be of some assistance. Maybe it's time to purchase a new watch?
That's a definite possibility!
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Old 06-10-2007, 09:31 PM   #113
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Here are mine..

The Breitling gets the most wrist time, I switch it between the rubber Diver strap to the bracelet.



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Old 06-10-2007, 09:34 PM   #114
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whoa! there's an Acura watch?!
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whoa! there's an Acura watch?!

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whoa! there's an Acura watch?!
you can buy it at the dealerships for like 20=50 dollars at the parts department. They also have polos, wallets, golf balls and tee, cali dusters, money clips, keychains and pens + more
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keychains?? Really??
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really...dangly ones and some that are coated in chrome and one that even has fake diamonds in it
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1) Rousseau automatic
2) Tag Heuer Link chrono
3) Invicta automatic
4) Omega Seamaster
5) Invicta automatic
6) Oris F1 Team Chronograph

Couple of cheapos on the bottom that I don't wear much.



The Oris is definitely my favorite
that is some crazy collection.
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wow. I like this one... price?
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