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Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by robdpittman, Sep 28, 2010.

  1. robdpittman

    robdpittman Well-Known Member

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    I just placed an order with my local watchmaker for my first serious watch - an Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean 2201.50.00! YAYAYAYAYAYAY

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    (Sorry for wasting forum space)
     
  2. Mark from Plano

    Mark from Plano Senior member

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    I'm a longtime Omega guy. I think I have 3 in regular rotation now (1 modern and 2 vintage). Great watches.

    Congrats.


    EDIT: Oh...and BTW...this entire forum is a waste of space, so don't feel bad.
     
  3. DerekS

    DerekS Senior member

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    Congrats. The PO is a fine watch. Enjoy it!
     
  4. Canaliman

    Canaliman New Member

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    Best watch for your money.. IMO!
     
  5. CruzAzul

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    Congrats, you'll love it. Your first automatic watch? Do you have a winder yet?
     
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    mmadha Senior member

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    Good enough for James Bond and Astronauts, probably good enough for anyone.
     
  7. robdpittman

    robdpittman Well-Known Member

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    Yep. First auto. I wasn't planning on getting a winder as this is going to be on my wrist whenever I'm not sleeping or at the gym. I'm selling my two quartz watches, and my other watch is a manual wind that I'm religious about keeping wound every day.

    Do you recommend getting one even if it is going to be worn constantly?
     
  8. soxpats

    soxpats Senior member

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    Nice choice, I love my Panerai and JLC. Would have several more if they weren't so damn expensive
     
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    TheWraith Senior member

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    Excellent choice, Rob. My Seamaster is my favourite watch. Enjoy [​IMG]
     
  10. CruzAzul

    CruzAzul Senior member

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    Do you recommend getting one even if it is going to be worn constantly?

    I do, because really, everyone needs to mix it up and put on a different watch now and then. At the very least, a winder acts as a nice display case so you can admire it like a goddamn moon rock or something. I got one from Brookstone, it's quite handsome and dead silent.
     
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    Congrats. Wear it well.
     
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    Mark from Plano Senior member

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    Yep. First auto. I wasn't planning on getting a winder as this is going to be on my wrist whenever I'm not sleeping or at the gym. I'm selling my two quartz watches, and my other watch is a manual wind that I'm religious about keeping wound every day.

    Do you recommend getting one even if it is going to be worn constantly?


    I have three winders and never use them anymore. It's just not that hard to set and wind my watches. If I had 25 and was worried about the oil congealing on watches that I didn't wear for 2 years I might feel differently. If I have only one auto, I wouldn't waste the money. Spend it on a second watch.
     
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