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Seiko Watches - Underrated?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by GQBaller, Jan 29, 2009.

  1. Tarmac

    Tarmac Senior member

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    It's really swell. Love mine.


    - B


    Yep I have one too. It's standard equipment in the Junior iGent Membership Pack
     


  2. Tarmac

    Tarmac Senior member

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    Yes, a dealer with a watchmaker out back, or a stand-alone watch-repair person, but it's the easiest thing in the world...takes about 5 minutes and shouldn't cost more than $10 or so. Be sure you save the links that have been removed, as you might want to add one later (if you gain a little weight) or have them with the watch if you ever decide to sell it. You can have a link or a few removed, try it, add a link or have another removed, etc., until you get it exactly right--as loose or tight as you prefer.


    I used to go the jewelers for this, they charge about $10 per watch. I got tired of this and bought a cheap watch tool kit from ebay (around $10) and now I do everything myself. It's easy.
     


  3. grimslade

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    Yep I have one too. It's standard equipment in the Junior iGent Membership Pack

    Oh, good.
     


  4. Hombre Secreto

    Hombre Secreto Senior member

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    Gonna get me a Seiko Spirit scvs013 when I find for less then 300.
     


  5. Tarmac

    Tarmac Senior member

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    I got mine during the MSN live days. It was $315 - $100 in cashback.

    The prices seem to be going up since then
     


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  7. voxsartoria

    voxsartoria Goon member

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    Yep I have one too. It's standard equipment in the Junior iGent Membership Pack

    That would be a great concept for one of the SF resellers. You know, have a little logo at the top of the page: "iGent Membership Pack." Click it and get an instant starter package, and immediate elevation to Senior Member status on StyleForvm...an invaluable extra.

    - B
     


  8. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    That would be a great concept for one of the SF resellers. You know, have a little logo at the top of the page: "iGent Membership Pack." Click it and get an instant starter package, and immediate elevation to Senior Member status on StyleForvm...an invaluable extra.

    - B


    But would it include a BlazerSuit or a SwissArmySuit? [​IMG]
     


  9. grimslade

    grimslade Senior member

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    Hope this helps. Even if it's second hand
    http://forums.timezone.com/index.php...=4233722&rid=0


    Ach.

    Fortunately, the discount from new is not so great as to force me to jump on it right this second.

    Thanks.
     


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    But would it include a BlazerSuit or a SwissArmySuit? [​IMG]

    SAS=vaporware
     


  11. voxsartoria

    voxsartoria Goon member

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    But would it include a BlazerSuit or a SwissArmySuit? [​IMG]

    Too advanced for the Starter Pack...the SP requires something safer with no possibity of the drape.


    - B
     


  12. voxsartoria

    voxsartoria Goon member

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    SAS=vaporware

    Maybe I'll wear it to a Farm Feast.


    - B
     


  13. Tarmac

    Tarmac Senior member

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    That would be a great concept for one of the SF resellers. You know, have a little logo at the top of the page: "iGent Membership Pack." Click it and get an instant starter package, and immediate elevation to Senior Member status on StyleForvm...an invaluable extra.

    - B


    It consists of Redwing GTs, Iron Heart 634, Seiko Spirit, Filson Bag, and a Flat Head Shirt. You can substitute a Red Moon wallet for any one item. Persols are not included but can be purchased at 30% discount.

    (I keed, but I own the first 4)
     


  14. grimslade

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    Maybe I'll wear it to a Farm Feast.


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    Brown is better for that.
     


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    Yes, a dealer with a watchmaker out back, or a stand-alone watch-repair person, but it's the easiest thing in the world...takes about 5 minutes and shouldn't cost more than $10 or so. Be sure you save the links that have been removed, as you might want to add one later (if you gain a little weight) or have them with the watch if you ever decide to sell it. You can have a link or a few removed, try it, add a link or have another removed, etc., until you get it exactly right--as loose or tight as you prefer.

    Both Katsu Higuchi and Seiya Kobayashi would commit harakiri before cheating a customer or ever selling something that was not authentic. You should have absolutely no fears in this regard.


    lol, thx for the reassurance. I'm just wondering how do I get the leather strap to fit my wrist perfectly? Does Seiko sell different kind of straps to accomodate the differences in wrist size or I just have to use the different holes in the strap to secure it on my wrist?
     


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