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Old 08-27-2019, 07:15 AM   #1941
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But Iím now leaning towards this Nardin: https://monochrome-watches.com/intro...r-specs-price/

A friend bought one of those at a duty free stop on a cruise. Nardin's are heavily discounted which may be of concern on eventual value.
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Old 08-29-2019, 09:27 PM   #1942
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How are you enjoying the MontBlanc, Julian? I've had one of their XXL GMT Chronos for a around 15 years now and always liked it.

And good call on the Orient, Darren. For the money, they are hard to beat. I've been wearing one of theirs with a blue dial as my pool/vacation watch for a few years. It's by far the best value watch I own and I've recommended them to a lot of folks.
Thanks James, I've come to love them. Since then I've gotten a Hemel Track with the bead blasted case and a pretty decent Miyota movement:




and ordered this Hamilton Khaki Field Pioneer 42mm hand wind:




I'm gonna be paying for them for a little while.
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Old 08-29-2019, 09:35 PM   #1943
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Didnít get it... couldnít find it locally and have been too busy to travel to see it. While I love the unique face layout I started to think I might prefer something more classic. I was also reading mixed opinions about the quality of Montblanc. Another strong contender was this: https://www.glashuette-original.com/...90-02-42-32-05 ... But Iím now leaning towards this Nardin: https://monochrome-watches.com/intro...r-specs-price/
I hear really good things about both of them.
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Old 08-30-2019, 10:58 AM   #1944
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I’ve been gathering early 70’s Times stuff that works to rebuild a watch my father left when he passed.
I’m almost there. I just need to sit down with all of it and start building.
It ain’t easy.
You guys try to rewind a mainspring sometime and see how it goes.
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Old 08-30-2019, 03:10 PM   #1945
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Iíve been gathering early 70ís Times stuff that works to rebuild a watch my father left when he passed.
Iím almost there. I just need to sit down with all of it and start building.
It ainít easy.
You guys try to rewind a mainspring sometime and see how it goes.
Hey Scott, you probably know this but there are some great watch repair videos on YouTube.
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Love my Tudor and Steiny



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after years of window shopping, here is what my wife got for me. Absolutely love it
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Old 12-02-2019, 12:46 PM   #1950
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Love my Tudor and Steiny



My wife and I both have Steinmart's and like them. Her's is really cool looking and I dig mine in Titanium with a GMT. Two things that are hard to find as a pair in a watch.

I am really digging some of the new Ball releases. Would like to get one of those.
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Old 12-02-2019, 12:47 PM   #1951
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after years of window shopping, here is what my wife got for me. Absolutely love it
My friend bought a similar style Nardin on a cruise and he's loving it too.
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My friend bought a similar style Nardin on a cruise and he's loving it too.
Oops, ROFL at how useless the tiny picture is - just looked on a full monitor for the first time.
Doesn't show the guilloche or tourbillon very well but google for "pro" photos (it's different than the previous big picture I embedded).


Anyone know if a tourbillon tends to be noisier than other movements?
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Oops, ROFL at how useless the tiny picture is - just looked on a full monitor for the first time.
Doesn't show the guilloche or tourbillon very well but google for "pro" photos.


Anyone know if a tourbillon tends to be noisier than other movements?
Ok, that is a different watch then his. His is not Tourbillon. I'd think you'd hear/feel some more noise & movement considering the additional parts turning.
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Oops, ROFL at how useless the tiny picture is

Here's one you can actually see. Only took me a week - I need some tech help

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