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Originally Posted by NonServiam View Post

Put my 18k GMT on a Hodinkee strap, and changed to an old brown bezelinsert with a nice shiny brownpurplish patina. I know for a fact that this patina was the result of a short period in the last owner´s oven, and not years and years of sun bleaching lol8[1].gif
I like the result quite a lot better than the previous configuration of black bezel insert and croco strap satisfied.gifWarning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

looks great. lol @ the oven story.
post #17417 of 39273
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Originally Posted by ant702 View Post

You mean If I said it sucked then you will agree? Why? Because it doesnt look original? You gotta be an artist to see why this works! I'm not an brown strap type of guy either ,I would have gone for a black! But, you gotta admit it spices things up abit:)

The strap mitigates but does not negate the intrinsic snooze that is Rolex.
post #17418 of 39273
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Originally Posted by Fang66 View Post


The strap mitigates but does not negate the intrinsic snooze that is Rolex.

I like you Fang, you crunch it down! Few words, very effective, some should take note! (But I'm not a fan of philosophy) I catch yur driftsmile.gif  

post #17419 of 39273
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Originally Posted by Warren G. View Post

I would go with the Snowflake.

Not my pics.





This watch; something needs to be moved! Either logo or reserve indicator! Or maybe its the wrong type of hands being used, I dunoalien.gif

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Originally Posted by ant702 View Post

I like you Fang, you crunch it down! Few words, very effective, some should take note! (But I'm not a fan of philosophy) I catch yur drift:)   

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post #17421 of 39273
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Originally Posted by Fang66 View Post

The strap mitigates but does not negate the intrinsic snooze that is Rolex.

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Originally Posted by in stitches View Post

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Hey at least I didn't call it Borelex.
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YOU WATCH YOUR WHORE MOUTH YOUNG MAN!
post #17424 of 39273
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Originally Posted by apropos View Post

Dino - even in Asia they are not popular watches. Really only, at best, so-so popular in Japan as well TBH.

Interesting.  I always thought they were more popular in Asia.  Thanks correcting that misperception.  There are definitely other brands I'd choose over a GS, but that's just me. 

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Originally Posted by jkiu View Post

Just got this, the 40th anniversary royal oak
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Congrats!  Thats a beauty.  I like it far more than the skeletonized version of the 15300 (the 15305).  Enjoy it!

post #17425 of 39273
LOL at the idea of Comic Sans on a watch dial. It's probably been done though, cause that $hit is ubiquitous. How it ever jumped from the colored superhero pages, I'll never understand.
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Back from servicing. The JLC service center gave me a bit of a scare at first, but in the end they took care of it so I'm a happy camper again

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Originally Posted by rnguy001 View Post

Back from servicing. The JLC service center gave me a bit of a scare at first, but in the end they took care of it so I'm a happy camper again
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Glad to hear everything worked out.  What was the problem and what was the scare that you mentioned?

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Originally Posted by Dino944 View Post

Glad to hear everything worked out.  What was the problem and what was the scare that you mentioned?

+1. also, what does JLC charge for a standard servicing?
post #17429 of 39273
It might be good enough for Navy Seals, but when it comes down to it, could it really handle my desk diving? shog[1].gif
post #17430 of 39273
Please do not explain what desk diving is, or why you need a watch for it.
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