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    Opinion from a mechanical watch nut... or should...

    Opinion from a mechanical watch nut... or should I say "loose nut".

    I understand that those who say "I don't require these..." are mostly restrained economically. Admit it guys, including me,...
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    Welcome to EOT! There was quite a similar thread...

    Welcome to EOT! There was quite a similar thread started by russel about 2 or 3 years ago and several of us stated our own opinions. So to avoid conflicting views you may simply search for it :)
  3. Fortunately, the emblem "Sidewinder" is not...

    Fortunately, the emblem "Sidewinder" is not applied and besides, nobody winds quartz watches ;)
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    Cool blue dial. Congratulations! Swatch...

    Cool blue dial. Congratulations!

    Swatch watches are intended to be maintenance-free, but in my country where most people wear watches like their daily sneakers, there is no such thing as...
  5. Cool! The body of the snake will form the "S" of...

    Cool! The body of the snake will form the "S" of the Sidewinder emblem. I may try it on a manually wound watch that I am planning to rebuild :)
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    Those small clasps are too small for a wide NCC....

    Those small clasps are too small for a wide NCC. If you are opting for a leather strap as an alternative, I suggest you try a thick mesh bracelet instead. I've tried it one time on Steve's NCC 101...
  7. :thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup: I concur.

    :thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup: I concur.
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    What would be the price if I'd stamp a "Rolex"...

    What would be the price if I'd stamp a "Rolex" emblem on a kitchen timer? Ah!... Rolex collectors... :der:

    (Edit: with a slight pun intended :D)
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    I still find some "unused" spaces on the dial....

    I still find some "unused" spaces on the dial. The designer was goofing, I think ;)
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    Have you inspected the extent of damage it...

    Have you inspected the extent of damage it inflicted on the wall? :D
  11. That number is NOT the model number. It is NOT an...

    That number is NOT the model number. It is NOT an authentic Hyperchrome but more of a Hyperclone. Rado never used that shape of anchor on the case back. Sorry to say this, lady, but it has no value...
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    Miles, with respect to your love of hi-beat...

    Miles, with respect to your love of hi-beat 36,000 vph movements, I agree to most manufacturer's printing the frequency on the dial. IMO, it is not at all a form of advertisement nor marketing ploy....
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    This was.my full review on AS 1674....

    This was.my full review on AS 1674.
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    Hi Miles, that looks like a lead soldering to me...

    Hi Miles, that looks like a lead soldering to me :) I have three of this caliber and one of them is no a date Elgin 25 jewels. The other two are a 25 jewels Bucherer date and a 17 jewels Mido...
  15. Thread: Heritage 1935

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    Thank you very much, Henry. I know you have...

    Thank you very much, Henry. I know you have something for me in exchange of the LR. The time that transpired since the day you received the LR to the time you asked for my address suggest that what...
  16. Thread: Heritage 1935

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    Great review, Henry, and a great timepiece....

    Great review, Henry, and a great timepiece. Congratulations! :)
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    Nice enhancement. The only thing is it is not...

    Nice enhancement. The only thing is it is not really a blued steel but looks like an enameled one like on most Chinese made clones :p
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    I agree with Brad that the 60's design is...

    I agree with Brad that the 60's design is somewhat degraded in the sense that the crystal has been replaced with a flat sapphire. I wish Omega employed the domed sapphire like on the new Speedies....
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    Nice catch Brandon. I am awaiting one from an old...

    Nice catch Brandon. I am awaiting one from an old friend, same model though unpolished. I recently serviced it and I am still convincing the old folk to switch to a battery operated watch. He can no...
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    Not sure but what comes to mind is the Seiko...

    Not sure but what comes to mind is the Seiko Fieldmaster "Contra" watch.

    BTW, I have to warn everyone that shipping valuables to the Philippines is no longer safe. The crocs in the Philippine...
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    These "clowns" are all-over. The same guys from...

    These "clowns" are all-over. The same guys from my country? :crazy:

    I am afraid this is what happened with Brandon's Speedy. :(
  22. Thread: JunMel query

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    Hi all. I tried to send a lengthy reply yesterday...

    Hi all. I tried to send a lengthy reply yesterday explaining everything but no luck. I am only using an Android phone and it is very hard to type so I did not repeat my reply.

    Iíll try again in a...
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    Better than a gold "...rose". The domed crystal...

    Better than a gold "...rose". The domed crystal profile is really digging deep in me, reason why I love my Boctok Amphibias and other domed crystalled watches I have. When you unmindfully ran your...
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    GRIND! Just passing by, people, so you would know...

    GRIND! Just passing by, people, so you would know I am still alive. Brandon, I haven't checked my mailbox yet. Later ;)
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    There was a rumor that Smiths was the actual one...

    There was a rumor that Smiths was the actual one that went on the peak of Mt. Everest with Sir Edmund. Ah...rumors...:p
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