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Do you wear your watch on your wrist military style?

bigbjorn

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Only when I'm shooting a rifle. When typing on a computer, it's uncomfortable.
 

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Originally Posted by bigbjorn
Only when I'm shooting a rifle. When typing on a computer, it's uncomfortable.

Is this the reason why a watch a worn that way? Interesting...
 

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No, the reason why watches in the military are worn that way is to avoid unwanted reflections from the glass and dial.
 

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The host of The Soup on E! wears his that way.
 
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oh, that makes sense. that's why my father used to wear his watch that way. not sure military style would suit an office environment, especially when using a keyboard comes into play.

one of my watches has a black dial with non-reflective coating on both sides of the crystal, i suspect the military would OK my request to wear it like a civilian.

i have heard that a mechanical watch has to be calibrated differently if you wear it military-style. that would deter me from ever doing it, i think.
 

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