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"mysterious"? No. Superfluous... yes.... a million bucks worth of needless.

15 hours, 29 minutes ago on Greubel Forsey Art Piece 1 Watch Hands-On

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Date is very useful for me... no need for bifocals with this watch! Nice. ...orange could be more fluorescent though

2 days, 15 hours ago on WATCH GIVEAWAY: Torgoen T32 Automatic

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Amazingly a fast winning driver that survived those mechanical days before carbon fiber and high strength alloys. A class act all the way, makes Hublot and others look like shameless hucksters.

4 days, 14 hours ago on Rolex Ambassdor Sir Jackie Stewart On Watches, Cars, And Good Taste

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More Diamond Ghetto Bling... amazingly stupid stuff. Merciless stereotyping

4 days, 14 hours ago on Hublot Now In The NFL With Dallas Cowboys Football Team Sponsorship

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Citizen does it just as good and at a reasonable price. A dive watch is backup only to a dive computer and JUST IN CASE you forget your dive tables. Handsome but silly over the top pricing....

1 week, 4 days ago on IWC Aquatimer Deep Three Depth Gauge Watch Hands-On

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LMAO! The CIA Maritime Units?! I checked to see if it was still April 1st... Note to self, gotta return my SP1 since the parkerizing has worn off and faded from age, light exposure and O2... M16 finish doesn't last with use. If I wanted a watch like this I'd buy another Helson.

2 weeks ago on MKII Paradive Watch Review

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What no bad film preview imbedded in the back? What no Cameron name on the face? He must be pissed but the residuals make up for it! I want a Linda Lovelace Deep Throat Dweller! Can namesake watches get any less traction than this marketing job?

2 weeks, 1 day ago on Rolex Deepsea Sea-Dweller D-Blue Watch For James Cameron Hands-On

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In the Websters dictionary, right next to "Generic Dive Watch" definition theres a picture of a Titoni...Seascoper. Exactly what is a Seascoper? price is about $600USD too high. But the 70's issue is way better than the new.... at least has some design interest.... you know Shag Carpeting is coming back... really!

2 weeks, 2 days ago on Titoni Seascoper Dive Watch

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If he doesn't enjoy it I can enjoy it for him!

2 weeks, 3 days ago on Watch Winner Announced: Marvin Origin Gent Mechanical

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Take cover out there, stay safe

3 weeks, 2 days ago on Breva Genie 01 Watch Hands-On: The Luxury Barometer Weather Station

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Like it.... hopefully this "environmental sensor" (LOL) will trickle down to other manufacturers that produce watches for mere mortals $wise. So when is the Mexican Restaurant Methane Environmental Sensor Watch coming out?

3 weeks, 3 days ago on Breva Genie 01 Watch Hands-On: The Luxury Barometer Weather Station

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What! No bikini sightings?

3 weeks, 4 days ago on Cliff Diving With Red Bull And Maurice Lacroix

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Even modern Mini owners would want one... nice integration of the dash into a watch. Hopefully the salvaged metal was rust proofed, mild auto steel is very rust prone. Doesn't interest me but if they could get it into the Mini dealer network I would think it would sell well.

3 weeks, 5 days ago on REC Watches Mark I M2 Chronograph Review

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@emenezes @CG  hmmm did I mention F1? Nope.... "actually" F1 did use belts until rpm started to push above 12.5K then failures started but since belts are used on 99.99999% of mass produced cars it is absolutely a viable technology. That said; comparing F1/Indy Car technology to even mainstream car industry is apples to oranges... reading the F1 tech rules will show you that immediately. Back to the watch! Belt use in this watch, given the right materials, as I stated, should never be a problem.

4 weeks ago on TAG Heuer Monaco V4 Tourbillon Watch Hands-On

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in most mechanical operations belts have supplanted chains across the board; starting with a fiber reinforced matrix in the early days. Now you have all types of belts utilizing some very high tech materials and manufacturing processes. I don't see this watch as having high stress problems from heat, chemicals and high rpm so a belt made of proper materials should last a lifetime. The watch does suffer from it's blackness making it almost useless... maybe some tasteful color anodizing of background surfaces would help.... say maybe the old Gulf Racing Team colors. 

4 weeks ago on TAG Heuer Monaco V4 Tourbillon Watch Hands-On

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Orange color accents? Where? Orange should be bold and bright; orange imparts a serious technical ethos... but not on this watch, maybe it's the photo but it seems very muted. Price and style are definite winners.

4 weeks, 1 day ago on WATCH GIVEAWAY: Torgoen T32 Automatic

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Not "stickers" but usually an enameled and or engraved glued on metal plaque, very typical of Tissot. Don't forget Tissot is also Official Timer of MotoGp. They make very comprehensive ltd editions for MotoGp that are very well executed with racing motifs, rider linked, track linked, and a great display box; a half size helmet! They know their market well. And make good dependable watches in both quartz and auto in their ltd edition range.

1 month ago on Tissot 17th Asian Games Incheon 2014 Limited Edition Watches

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do like the almost Escher-like quality of the face surface.... Vienna 1920! the convertibility is very nice too.... not a big fan of roman numerals or very soft gold... oh! the wear and tear would just be a deal breaker for me. nevermind the cost is almost half way to a nicely equipped Maserati Quattroport or two Diavels.

1 month ago on Bovet Amadeo Fleurier 43 Meteorite Watch Review

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Really too bad the pricing takes it well out of the realm of affordability for many historic aviation buffs. Worthwhile cause behind it's sale though....  if any of you are ever in Dayton, OH and love aviation the US Air Force National Museum is really something to see along with all the Wright Brothers history.... It takes a good three days to see it all correctly! I go every year since exhibits constantly change or expand.  "Gentlemen" flyers seems to be the elitist market for this, there should be a version sans fabric that could sell at a higher volume and bring in a lot more cash for the cause.

1 month, 1 week ago on Bremont Wright Flyer Limited Edition Watch

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ok ... so it does look like you are looking down into some mid-engine car but what would impress me would be a working Ansa exhaust with rev sound on the hour! Otherwise it looks like a fancy pill dispenser. BTW indexing is a sign of quality engineering tolerances... not seen here.

1 month, 1 week ago on Hublot MP-05 LaFerrari Ferrari Titanium Yellow Watch Hands-On

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The Art of the Jeweler combined with the Art of the Watchmaker... some of the great names in jewelry making have always incorporated great watchmakers. A time honored tradition and to appeal to the lovely feminine form. Extravagant ...yes. Bet you've never seen a Harry Winston diamond broche/watch. The fine jewelers use only the best diamonds that you can see across the room! Their art is truly unique and quite beautiful. And the "feminine form" can also be quite beautiful... can't forget the complimentary nature of the two!

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Buccellati Watches Hands-On In Milan

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Leave the red on it, it punches up the contrast with the blue wave face... Outstanding! But get rid of the edition count on the side, let the srial number on the back reflect the edition count.

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Ulysse Nardin Marine Diver Refreshed For 2014

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Needs Altimeter, Barometer and Compass...

1 month, 2 weeks ago on Alpina Alpiner GMT 4 Watch Hands-On

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Yes to bronze! This conglomeration grows on you, just keep looking... it's like a very photogenic beautiful woman, it keeps changing with different light and angle. Pricey and you would always wear it on your dry suit not against your skin at extreme depths. Ot needs some kind of cage protection for working uw... I've lost 3 watches over the uests

1 month, 3 weeks ago on Visconti Abyssus Scuba 3000m Dive Watches Hands-On

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Ltd Ed js great, the checkered flag motif is the best... matches my Shoei RF1100 AND my leather jacket AND the stitching matches my Bonnie SE.... would be even nicer if they had some F1 or MotoGp sponsorship logo on it, give it true authenticity instead of looking like an exercise in generic motorsport watch design. Very very nice....

1 month, 4 weeks ago on Blancpain L-Evolution R Chronographe Flyback Grande Date Watch Hands-On

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Glad to see Bulova getting away from the ghetto bling... this is a great move away from bling into mainstream watch styling. Good for them.

2 months ago on Bulova Precisionist Wilton Chronograph Watch Review

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@MarkCarson  hmmmm something on your mind there Mark? Didn't see till you told me! Damn you....  now I'll see stuff all day! Bought the Kinetic when it first came out years ago . Well out of warranty the capacitor bit the dust and Seiko replaced it for free... nice of them! Kinetics were really noisy in the beginning. This Seiko looks quite good and since most serious divers travel thru different time zones to dive, the watch is dual use..... and women may buy it more than men and not know why!

2 months ago on Seiko Prospex Kinetic GMT Diver’s 200m Watch Hands-On

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All this hand wringing and gnashing of teeth! They will still make plenty of watches to go around for you to buy or reject. Be assured they'll tell you all about it.... just keep the cash moving. That's all Folks!

2 months, 1 week ago on Explaining What’s Wrong With The Watch Industry In 2014

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I can hear the ROLEX lawyers sharpening their knives... and well they should.

2 months, 1 week ago on Ancon Magnus Watch Review

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Oris has always made mostly conservative pleasing watches...  almost non-descript some of them. `This one is almost there, what saves it for me is the subtle blending of watch with METAL band ..... looks very simple yet modern. The coin edge I suppose is an homage to the original Big Crown stylistically... the face looks much wider that 44mm making it very readable at a glance... great clarity in the numbers and markers.... is it an illusion that the depth in the case to the watch face is shallower than average? Makes it seem wider that way.... pricey for an Oris, though they did almost double pricing on some versions last year or so.... A nice classic Oris always cost between 1.5K and 2.5K and pricing varied wildly from dealer to dealer.... Oris was even being sold by Macy's but they pulled out for whatever reason.

2 months, 1 week ago on Oris Big Crown ProPilot Chronograph GMT Watch Hands-On

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In the closeups I see a deco look, on the wideshots it's gone! The finer details get overwhelmed by the dive watch category. That crown guard is one of the most integrated unobtrusive ones I've seen.., if you must have one I'd choose this guard. They should outlaw gold and steel combos, looks like chesp 1970's wedding cutlery , the mullet cut of the watch industry.

2 months, 1 week ago on Citizen Signature Grand Touring Sport Watch Hands-On

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What a great reflective treatise on your relationship with your Dad on this Father's Day. As we all get older amd lose our parents our lives ironically become richer for it... have no regrets and remember the love you have given and received from your Father... many years later I still lsugh out loud thinking of him. We have only lost the physical presence not the eternal spirit of love and guidance... thank you for the heart felt reminiscing it touched us all,

2 months, 2 weeks ago on Remembering My Dad’s Watch And The Birth Of Responsibility

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Nice! This is the only Rolex I would buy... Milgauss is a handsomely simple watch unlike all those other "old man" watches they offer that you need a Corvette and a silicon blonde bimbo as wearability accessories. It will go nicely with my green Milgauss. On second thought the bimbo might be a requirement!

2 months, 2 weeks ago on Rolex Milgauss Z Blue Dial 116400GV Watch Hands-On

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Ugh... not my favorite Tissot... something seems to be lacking like an homage to 160 years. The unembellished bezel looks chromed like any mall kiosk watch. Disappointing.

2 months, 2 weeks ago on Tissot Heritage Navigator Automatic COSC 160th Anniversary Watch Review

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Didn't I see this on QVC? Truly bad taste this watch... and unveined turquoise looks faked like the rest of this atrocious homage to comic books and dark angel hocum. Giger would kick it down the road... an insult. I think Overstock.com has matching Crosses for $29.95.

2 months, 2 weeks ago on Montegrappa My Guardian Angel Watch Hands-On

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@Ulysses31  thx for that reference...

2 months, 3 weeks ago on Autodromo Prototipo Chronograph Watch Review

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I did pick up the Vic Elford 1968 edition and it just doesn't wear out my interest. These watches are true to an era I fondly remember. The Elford edition is very well made and the collateral material and packaging is superb... you hate to pack it away!

The other great thing about this company is the owner responds to you personally if you have any questions... there are a few more of these in my future for sure. Now if they'd only get into MotoGp styling....

2 months, 3 weeks ago on Autodromo Prototipo Chronograph Watch Review

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LMAO!  A "desiccant capsule"? Volume of moisture it can handle before change out? What's the signal that the desiccant is full, mold starts growing? Face turns pink? Cost of capsule and refitting a new desiccant? How many weeks before you get it back? Never mind the insured shipping cost via FedEx to the factory... this seems like a royal PINTA feature... begs the question though. Is it really water resistant? Obviously not if there's desiccant. They should put a relief valve on it so you can put the watch in an oven and cook out the desiccant which is standard practice to restore it's moisture absorbing properties. Yep a "tool" watch that keeps reaching for your wallet...

2 months, 3 weeks ago on Sinn EZM9 TESTAF Watch

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Classic, iconic look and a very nicely toned rose gold sold me... but I was never was a fan of Roman numerals and that upside down "VI" is not a "6"... never will be. Don't care what excuse they give, when a watch is on the wrist it should be able to be read... not have willy nilly numeral jumble ... unless it's some obscure homage to Andy Warhol. The watch face doesn't rotate does it?

2 months, 4 weeks ago on Montblanc Meisterstück Heritage Pulsograph Watch Hands-On

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This is a square flying saucer with markings you can't read... priced too high for Miyota as is. Want to look young? It'll make your arm look like a 12 year old kids! There is a niche out there for this watch, the gullibility niche.

2 months, 4 weeks ago on SevenFriday Watches Review: P1, P2, P3 Models

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jeeze not another dinner plate size flying saucer that makes your arm look like that of a 12 year old!  I'd pass on this off-set face monster missing some features. ....manual wind? what, no winged collar and spats?

3 months ago on WATCH GIVEAWAY: Serket Telson PVD Manual Wind

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Saw blue Monaco once that was the full package, box/papers etal... even weight was exactly the same... the date window was too small and dark. That was the only fakery flaw

Amazingly convincing when presented with the full setup since the associated box etc was the real deal. You had to open it up to confirm authenticity. The monetary incentive is very high for fakery... if you don't get caught.

3 months ago on The Most Common Fake Watches & Other Stories From The FakeWatchBuster

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"Through Adversity to the Stars" should be engraved on the outside bezel for all to read... that is the best RAF tie in... any watch maker can imitate military instrument but the Latin phrase is unique to the RAF and should be out front

3 months ago on Christopher Ward C1000 Typhoon FGR4 Watch Review

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Orange anodized! Nice! The blue just glows! Aluminum is the perfect background for anodizing... steel can't match the luster. I'm waiting for Duracoat watch finishes, and why no solvent rubbed Parkerizing finish for military watches... you'd think it'd be a natural. .. put me down for an Orange Tissot, matches my bike!

3 months ago on Tissot T-Race Touch Aluminum Watch Hands-On

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Nice to see a watch association with Lambo... there are few... meanwhile Ferrari & Co. are marketings lowest common denominator they let out to any and all. A drive, a watch; what more could you ask for? What no Lamborghini girls!

3 months, 1 week ago on Blancpain L-Evolution Chronographe Flyback Grande Date Watch With Lamborghini Aventador: Review

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Very nice in a mainstream kinda way until the detailing emerge... then even better overall look of a great sports watch.

3 months, 2 weeks ago on Michelsen Arctic Explorer GMT Watch Review

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Good Gawd! They found the 80's Volvo designers. Tie it to a tree and lock & load... or cut the straps and use as a desk clock, your choice, just don't force me to look at it again.

3 months, 2 weeks ago on SevenFriday New Watches, The M1 & M2

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I want go cliff diving myself but no cliffs in the Midwest! I want to see what watches cliff divers wear. Why are there no women cliff divers? My SE/Thruxton clone is Orange and black...

3 months, 2 weeks ago on GIVEAWAY: Join aBlogtoWatch & Maurice Lacroix At The Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series

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I totally disagree that we are "analog creatures" whatever the hell that is! It's all about training. Consequently this driver cannot tell his exact speed. Lauding all the "precision" in this Rolex is llaughable at best, records are set in thousands of a second in speed trials and you can bet the traps he runs thru sure aren't analog.

3 months, 3 weeks ago on This Is What A Modern Rolex Dashboard Instrument Looks Like: Chronograph & Speedometer For Bloodhound SSC 1000 MPH Car

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45 works for me... forget the mouse caliber!

3 months, 3 weeks ago on ArtyA Son Of A Gun Russian Roulette Watch Hands-On

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