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Kinda loud mechanical clunking sounds no? nice job hiding the speaker for the music! It better play a stirring crescendo every time you look at it especially at that price point.
1 day, 12 hours ago on HYT H3 Watch & Video
Times have changed, "Tool" watches are accepted as dress wear now. I most definitely wear a "Tool" watch with a suit... Suits are even becoming a lost artifact. It's all mix and match hipster BS PC stupid cool... gotta show those dumbass Tats to be cool in a suit. Some of the divers and race timers like Helson, Oris, Chopard etc can be worn equally well with all manner of attire.
1 day, 14 hours ago on WATCH GIVEAWAY: Traser Classic Automatic Master
Love it! You could signal passing ships or aircraft or UFOs... very cool in a reasonable size.
1 week ago on Ball Engineer Hydrocarbon Spacemaster Orbital II Chronograph Watch Review
1 week, 5 days ago on Watch_Amish Is Hilarious, Honest Commentary On All Luxury Watch Social Media
Movado & Co. seem like crooks, wouldn' t buy one from people like that... waiting for the original designer to kick off then ramp up production... they have lawyers reading intellectual and copyright law very closely. His heirs can still sue since the laws have changed substantially in the heirs favor
1 week, 6 days ago on Movado Museum Dial Watch Ready For A Return? Movado Thinks So: Its History & Horwitt’s Struggle
Get rid of that Bulova band and I'm there
3 weeks, 5 days ago on Eterna Royal KonTiki Chronograph GMT Watch Debuts With New Movement
What a mess... is it a watch? Can't read it. Indexing screws doesn't matter, that would take away from the confusion.
3 weeks, 5 days ago on Hublot Classic Fusion Tourbillon Cathedral Minute Repeater Carbon Watch Hands-On
I'll wear it on weekdays for you! Shipping address to follow... (you have to play the Lottery now, luck happens all at once)
3 weeks, 6 days ago on Winner Announced: Tudor Heritage Chrono 70330N Giveaway Sponsored By TrueFacet
Wow first gold watch I've liked in a long time... reverse would look great engine turned...
4 weeks ago on Zenith Academy George Favre-Jacot Watch With Fusee And Chain Hands-On
It would be interesting to see to whom they sold and what they sold in the 1700's; if they still have sales records from that era. It would reveal a slice of life and wealth at the time... I'm jealous! Fresh seafood and cold beer at Pier side....
4 weeks, 1 day ago on Buying Watches In Boston, Massachusetts: Shreve, Crump & Low
@MarkCarson @CG Well... could be the more you polish it, the harder it gets! hmmm.... uh oh wifey says that's not true, only wishful thinking.... :-O
4 weeks, 1 day ago on Giuliano Mazzuoli Carrara Watches Review
The Manometre is superb... this certainly borrows from it. Every bit of marble I've known whether on countertops or sculpture needs special care... would they do a free polish after a few years wear and tear? Depending on the porosity of the marble ink, oil (and body oils), grease can stain it. Salt migration from sweat could also be a problem for the marble breaking down the fine grain, a good surface polish is the best defense. Just don't bang it on the car door jam or drop it on a glass table, chipping will happen. The blue face is quite nice and the rounded appearance of the case adds luster and depth to the marbles richness of creamy color. Stunning simplicity.
Never asked "what's your sign".... even when it was popular to do so. Looks like a fun watch, but you need to learn astrology symbols meaning to explain to the inquisitive. A Sex Position watch would be much more fun and easier to explain especially at a Club or Bar that encourages the "what's your sign" crowd.
1 month ago on WATCH GIVEAWAY: Seah Astronomer
So.... if you go out of town you've got to take the watch box with you? Or will other inductive charging pad work? Solar charging windows on the band or side of case would be a limited solution but certainly would increase size slightly... this article definitely needs a demo video. Very nice watch I'd buy.... oh yeah; how many miles before you need to change belts? are they silicon, Kevlar, rubber hybrid? Some belts are very susceptible to quick O2 decay.
1 month ago on Devon Works Tread 2 Shining Watch Review
Bottom time not greatly increased but interval has a distinct advantage with Nitrox but added expense.
1 month ago on Diving Key Largo Marine Sanctuary With A Citizen Promaster Aqualand Depth Meter Watch
@Lkcons @CG yep Trimix is right no Nitrox, don't know what "version" of Trimix but a few friends certified for that mixed gas cocktail dove Andrea Doria.... I did Crystal Springs caving a few times saw people there with Nitrox. BTW a few minutes longer bottom time doesn't seem worth it but shorter intervals is tempting
Pininfarina has become design whores like a few other car manufacturers in Italy. I have a pair of Pininfarina driving shoes pure pieces of Chinese crap. Pininfarina stopped being design relevant years ago... I agree with the hoaxable quality here.
1 month ago on Christophe & Co. Armill Is $150,000 Self-Powering Smart Bracelet Designed By Pininfarina With Upgradeable Tech
Nice... straps are easier to adjust for me when going from wearing dive suit to wearing a warm water fleece skin or bare arm... 200 meters is plenty for 99% of all divers, now if you are Nitrox certed that's different. I have the first issue AL PM w/ digital depth gauge used it for years went thru 3 straps (they used to print dive tables on the strap...useful), this issue is slightly larger, even the original AL PM's were 200 meters. Nice sport diver but should be $600 price point.
Functions first, layout second. For me a nice chrono seamlessly blends those two priorities.
1 month ago on WATCH GIVEAWAY: Claude Bernard Chronograph Automatic
Finally a beer bottle opener on a wstch, I was so waiting for that!
1 month, 1 week ago on Urwerk UR-210S Full Metal Jacket Watch With Bracelet Hands-On
I'd tather drive RL's Bugatti at Pebble Beach than buy that watch... I get the retro burled walnut look but it's overdone and done too often.
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Ralph Lauren Automotive Chronograph Watch For SIHH 2015
Seems they sold off the pricey pieces individually. Way too high starting bid but they have some real ringers in there too. Hate auctions where you have a few good items but you get stuck with the unwanted hard to even resell. An old auction ploy, gotta take it all the good the bad the ugly. Won't be doing business with Old World.
1 month, 2 weeks ago on 58 New Old Stock Breitling Watches “Last Of The Joseph Iten Collection” On eBay For $125,000
Why not a sex activity watch? Erection attained, press start/stroke button see SPM display and penetration graph. Maybe an Old Spice or Hai Karate dispenser on the side. Trojan could make the strap... think of the possibilites.
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Wellograph Fitness Smartwatch Review
Posers in pristine motorcycle jackets, Hipster Faux Riders with no track time.... I don't understand this boner you have for celebrity and Hublot. Leave this stuff for the back pages of the NY Post/Daily News. I actually read it too and too many self conscious people standing around is really boring...
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Hublot Watches Get The Mr. Brainwash Treatment In Miami
Hmmmm.... at first glance it is a gas mask, straps going over top of head and sides.... skull shaped yes but not exclusive of that. note the flexible filter breathing tube. Love to see beady blood shot eyes bugging out on this one.
1 month, 3 weeks ago on HYT Skull Watch Is Cool, Does Not Indicate Minutes
OH! NO! This is a must have for any hipster in a Che Guanovera T-Shirt... memories of CCCP repression and murderous thuggish world behavior is fresh in many memories. What's next? A Pol Pot diver? An NSDAP Chrono? There is nothing "cool" in any aspect about symbols of a repressive communist state. Talk to those that escaped, they speak for the murdered dead.
2 months ago on CCCP Heritage Watch Review, With Russian Slava Movement
Chrono layout is the first thing I look at, hand in hand with the face color then on to seperate issues of case design and materials used. Would this watch not even more handsome in that IWC blue?
2 months ago on WATCH GIVEAWAY: Claude Bernard Chronograph Automatic
Las Vegas is trying to be "family friendly" lately... so where does this pos idea come from, Invicta ? I'd associate this more with Russian Mafia than Vegas... this is a hustler 70/80's pornstar masterpiece.
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Hublot Big Bang Unico World Poker Tour Watch Hands-On
Well Dear... remember that trip to St. John USVI? Well it's postponed for awhile.... no no it's not ANOTHER watch... just stop yelling already OK?
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Ball Engineer Hydrocarbon Hunley Watch Hands-On
TH future is now very grim, I see all racing associations going away under Biver or curtailed significantly. Basketball and Soccer teams and players will be they're new top of line with commemoratives for U2 and Kanye West sold on late-night MTV infomercials. With a few of those Hublot/Invicta monstrosities thrown in for good measure, but if his implied predictions about the market for TH is true we will see nothing of any future value.
2 months, 2 weeks ago on TAG Heuer Interim CEO Jean-Claude Biver Confirms TAG’s New Pricing & Brand Strategies
The problem with Mexico and other Latin/SA countries is business/market corruption, everyone needs a payoff... right down to the landlord! Crime in Mexico is almost overwhelming in some urban areas, every jewelry store has armed guards with subguns... there are reasons why the wealthy areas of Mexico City are walled in... it would be shear stupidity to purchase and wear a fine time piece in that environment. Every dealing I've had with Mexicans has been very positive they are good decent people shouldering a huge culture of greed and corruption.
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Mexico City’s Watch Show: What The SIAR Is Like
Yes A certification and or refurb is important but would go a long way if a limited warranty was also offered
2 months, 2 weeks ago on WATCH GIVEAWAY: Tudor Heritage Chrono 70330N Sponsored By TrueFacet
METAS will increase costs... no gov't agency in the history of mankind is neutral. I think the Swiss are eventually trying to get State backing to compete in very expanding market. If METAS can define a superlative machine then it could be a good thing... but it still is a Federal agency reinforcing Swiss bias, nothing wrong with that!
2 months, 3 weeks ago on Omega Watches Will Be “Officially Certified” By New Swiss METAS Certification, COSC Abandoned
First, owning a dozen or so Oris I think the price is pretty hefty for the company. $4K is a set of wheels and winter tires for the A4. It is well above the budget of any of the entry level Audi buyers which is where they are trying to hit a low price point here in the States. The silverish dished out dial looks like a cheap Gevril GV2 from 5 years ago. This watch doesn't retain or even introduce a DNA like the Oris Williams F1 line has done for many years. Their Special Editions are usually much better executed than this. No word about the box or accessories? Oris usually does a quality presentation of their watches in nicely done packaging. If it said "Audi Racing" and had team colors and motifs ala Tony Kanaan version I might buy it. Why they never took the Chronoris line and expanded it to branded racing line is a mystery to me. It's one of their iconic designs that needs a racing world association. Ok ... now someone needs to do a nice Triumph Bonneville watch!
2 months, 3 weeks ago on Oris Audi Sport Limited Edition Watch Hands-On
Very good! I've got a nice blue 6138-0030, those late 60s well into the 70s Seikos are great... hardest part is finding correct bands and qualified repair with proper parts.
2 months, 4 weeks ago on Seiko Recraft Mechanical 1970s Style Watches
I could never send this one back!
2 months, 4 weeks ago on Chopard Mille Miglia 2014 Race Edition Watches Hands-On
I'd love to join ABTW/Oris on the Caymans, cause I've never been there to dive... they say the Caymans are a divers paradise. What is the certification? PADI? NAUI? If you haven't been diving in awhile and your log book is outdated, does a recertification count? Or is this for first time divers only?
3 months ago on GIVEAWAY: Get Diving Certification With Oris Watches & aBlogtoWatch In Grand Cayman
Sorry just took me by surprise... though Casio might consider an OBL Signature Edition given in commemoration of the 100th, 1000th etc beheading of Christian men, women and children! They're missing an expanding market opportunity
3 months ago on Casio F-91W Watch Video Showcases Popularity Among People We Love & Hate
Now if he would Parkerize OD and oil finish a black face greenglass Milgauss... I might take a second look. Poor guy, this article seemed to relish in snobbery and he may not be that way at all... but hundred dollar jeans and a velvet jacket make for a quick judgement... hipster fashion watches. Upper Westside hero. The actual quality of the mods looks poor for a Rolex maybe Fossil would be a better canvas for this lower standard of finish. I'd like the guy better if you told me he donates some of these for charity auctions.
3 months ago on Bamford Watch Department Customized Rolex Watches Hands-On & Thoughts
Nice in blue and very readable. ..black versions are too generic looking... never really considered Casio until this! Nice
3 months ago on Three New Casio Oceanus Models To Feature Hybrid Timekeeping System Merging GPS And Radio Signal Syncing
Nope not for me... Stupid Car first now Stupid Watch...
3 months, 1 week ago on Is META Watch Pursuing A Patent On All Analog/Digital Dial Smartwatches?
More than a few reasons here as to why I would NEVER buy a Stupid watch... as I type on my micro itsy bitsy phone keyboard!
Blue Sunray just really handsome watch, very simple retro masculine, what's old is new again! Just no shag carpet please!
3 months, 1 week ago on Ball Engineer II Marvelight Watch Review
You could be right on that... but when I'M talking my hobby or passion with someone that shows even an inkling of interest... it's full speed ahead brother! Alan could have been converted to a discerning watch guy.
3 months, 1 week ago on When You Wear A Watch, Who Do You Wear It For?
I have an appreciation and horology education thx to some passionate collectors and an old watchmaker that started his business in the 1890's and closed in the early 1960's... my basic gripe is the dismissive tone of the article. A non-watch person I showed the article to, said both those idiots should be slapped. One for his condescension and the other for his superficial ignorance... 'nuff said.
the author had a number of teachable moments with "Alan" but choose a slightly elitist snarky snobby direction... to wit: "As soon as I realized I was zoning out on this guy’s drivel," The article highlights for me that I wear a watch only for my own self satisfaction; that I like the way it looks, feels and runs... if someone asks about it I would gladly explain it in terms that wouldn't freak them out or insult their lack of understanding. Watch collecting should not be an elitist adversarial sport. The article reminds me of the many bad watch store sales staff that don't give you the time of day when you don't know a manufacturer, brand or obscure mechanical function....
Very Cool! Publishing a Book in this Digital Age is like wearing a Mechanical Watch! HA! Congrats.... labor of love I'd bet. AND you can hold it in your hands...
3 months, 2 weeks ago on The World’s Most Expensive Watches Book Party Photos
Thx... I'll take a green on silver band thanks very much! I like the pressure gauge look... Manometro
3 months, 2 weeks ago on Botta Design UNO 24 Neo Single Hand Watch
@MarkCarson @SantiagoT .... and some Tissots' come with a very cool helmet!