Poor man's watch thread

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

  1. ethanm

    ethanm Senior member

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    You should have said "Sir, It's a blatant rip-off of an iconic IWC design."
     


  2. cioni2k

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    :sarcasm:
     


  3. ethanm

    ethanm Senior member

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    I'm all for affordable watches but the Parnis watches are just rip-offs and I can't support that. Seiko, Timex, Seagull and Citizen all make cheapies with mostly original designs.
     


  4. chrisjr

    chrisjr Senior member

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    Yeah, I'm not going to disagree with you. Whoever made the design of this Parnis, I really dig it.
    For my next watch I'm probably going to go for an orient or Seiko (my first watch, that my grandfather bought me, was a seiko - unfortuntely the clasp broke while swimming in the ocean and it was lost), actually perhaps i'll ask for one for christmas!
     


  5. Reevolving

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    Then he should have added that he was a fool to spend $70, when the IWC has so much better white and blue paint.
     


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    I do not think they are noisy. Certainly not as loud as a normal office or public space.
     


  7. gswearengin

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    [​IMG]

    That looks great! In the unlikely event that you see this, where to kop that strap?

    Thanks,

    GS
     
    Last edited: Dec 8, 2011


  8. imwithtuxedo

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    I have bought two of this exact watch at Walmart over the last few years. The chrome finish will wear off over time. Get more compliments on this cheapo watch than any other I own.
     


  9. Cheezewhiz

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    Is this the timex weekender olive green? It seems to have a white rather than cream face. I'm very new to watches but I am really liking this exact watch and strap.

    I have also just ordered the Grenen black with rose tint, my first watch, for only $38 from $90. With 50% you add an additional 20% and free shipping coupon. Use XMASFREE and SECRETSANTA if anyone still wants a really reduced price Grenen. Also if anyone off the top of their head can tell me what size mm strap I should buy to replace the mesh strap it would help :nodding:
     


  10. tv2177

    tv2177 Senior member

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    nvm
     
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  11. chrisb0109

    chrisb0109 Senior member

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    Thanks.

    I made the strap myself.
     


  12. stannyboy

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    Awesome! Care to make another? :)
     


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    May i know the model and price of this! I love it [​IMG]

     


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    It is great and the price was right, but unfortunately it's too late as they stupidly discontinued it. Google "seiko blue spark" for the model # if you want to look for a used one.
     


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