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Quote: Originally Posted by blynch thanks for the advice. For some reason I was thinking that a high quality shoe with a firm foundation, would be better for hours of standing than a cushy high tech shoe. You're welcome to think that Finn-Comfort shoes aren't high quality or that they don't have a firm foundation if you'd like. The fact is they're German made shoes that are engineered for people who stand/walk all day long. That said, they are...
Quote: Originally Posted by NoVaguy Out of these 5, I probably would go with the crepe plain toe blucher if spending a lot of time on my feet. But I wouldn't get any of these for hospital work if I'm spending the entire day on my feet and would get something by Ecco or Taryn Rose or one of those other rubber space-age tech shoes. Comfort would be my only consideration. If you're mostly sitting down, the Leeds is a decent shoe and the only one of the...
Quote: Originally Posted by jhcam8 Those Seiko's are good or you can pick up a nice, vintage Seiko diver for about the same money. Some of the rarer models cost more but there's a good selection for <500. Also, I've seen some vintage Seiko chronos that are large-ish and have Kanji/English day wheels with some unusual colors in yr px range. I think your vintage Seiko idea is a good one, but keep in mind two issues: 1) you will probably...
Quote: Originally Posted by SeanH Do they make that one (no logo or date) in 42mm? This watch is no. 21 out of 50 made for/designed by the military watches subforum on Watchuseek. IIRC it is 42mm. You can find a huge thread describing the process on the site. I believe there were plans by Laco to produce a serial version, but they were put on hold. I don't know the status of the project right now. Laco has an official subforum on Watchuseek...
Quote: Originally Posted by Lynx_the_one Is there an advantage to an automatic vs quartz? Aside from it keeping worse time? Search the internet and you will find the answer, my son. I might suggest Google, but practically any search engine will suffice.
Quote: Originally Posted by hiei all the watches previously recommended are inspired by the german b-uhr watch. and with that $500 budget you can opt for Laco which has history and part of those 5 german watch co. commissioned to manufacture the pilot watch (IWC, wempe, stowa, A.lange & sohne and laco) check the flieger classic Type-A With regard to Laco, who makes a fine watch, my preference is for the type-B dial:
Damasko. Look into them.
Quote: Originally Posted by paulesquire1 just got in the cord short, saltwash pullover in rosewood (love the button cuff), and the navy ranger moc. all are solid pieces. How's the fit on the pullover?
Quote: Originally Posted by CharlieAngel If you mean "money" as in "I hang out in Bear clubs whilst wearing my Wescos, leather chaps, leather vest, pornstache, aviators, and leather cap", sure. For Reference... :scared: Man, that guy really thinks highly of his crotch.
Quote: Originally Posted by tahonng Are you going to do the suntan thing? Will you keep try to keep it in its original state for as long as possible? Post pics if you decide to tan. Hell pics of the evo as well. I bought one in a nice chocolate brown color last November. That cordovan looks real nice! Right now, I'm just going to use mine and see what happens. It's already started to color ever so slightly on the flap. I may decide to...
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