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Poor man's watch thread

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by SirGrotius, Feb 4, 2011.

  1. Jazzmenco

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    20170518_065254.jpg Jeanrichard can be had for under $1K if you watch for the Jomas Shop flash sales!
     


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    20170518_185108.jpg It has been worn less than 10 times. It doesn't wear bulky at all. Not too thick... one of my current favorites.
     
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    I just purchased one of these a few weeks ago and it is amazing how bright it is in total darkness. You can't tell that from these pictures, but here are a couple more of mine. IMG_7551.JPG IMG_7552.JPG
     


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    IMG_2789.JPG IMG_2790.JPG Hamilton, eBay buy for <$300
     


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    Looking for a leather strap for my new SARB033. Thinking perhaps a black shell cordovan strap from Fluco. If so, should I go with flat or padded?
     


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    Any Deep Blue owners? I've just discovered the ridiculous depth ones, the original Master 2000 caught my eye in particular...

    Today I put my Baby Tuna on a ballistic nylon strap salvaged from a G-shock. It solved many issues I had with the bracelet when using the tuna as a summer beater: weight (this halved it; still substantial but not much more so than a G-shock), catching hair in between the links, scratching everything I rest my arm on, and the bracelet itself getting scratched, getting a precise wrist fit vs living with the gap between links, raising the massive chunk of metal a bit so my arm and wrist can move around without it getting in the way, and isolating my skin from metal in the heat with 100% humidity. I also think it looks good - black strap, black dial, both sort of mat. Tempted to take it sailing this weekend...
     


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    Pretty happy with my modified Seiko 5 that arrived from Yobokies today. Omega Railmaster homage.

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    My favorite Seiko is on my wrist on a pretty regular basis:

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    Some one was asking about "Deep Blue"...Really enjoy mine...definitely wears heavy but I like that. 20170523_065755.jpg
     


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    The infamous T100! You have to post a night shot...
     


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    Will do! 20170523_195917.jpg
     


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    Is it still visible at, say, 5am after hours in the dark? I've never owned a tritium lume watch, quite curious.
     


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