Wrist watches. Post pics, if you EDC one!

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My DW5600E after about 14 months of daily wear.

Work, working on cars, showers, sleeping etc, its had plenty of knocks and scrapes but aside from being a bit dirty its unmarked and still in top condition.

Its held up pretty well but I’d like to get something a bit more classy.

I have been interested in a Orient blue Mako for a long time but I’m currently out of work, when I have income again it will be high on the list right after the necessities.

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ezarc wrote:
My DW5600E after about 14 months of daily wear.

It looks pretty good for having gone through all of that use. Always liked G-Shock!

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ezarc wrote:
My DW5600E after about 14 months of daily wear.

Work, working on cars, showers, sleeping etc, its had plenty of knocks and scrapes but aside from being a bit dirty its unmarked and still in top condition.

Its held up pretty well but I’d like to get something a bit more classy.

I have been interested in a Orient blue Mako for a long time but I’m currently out of work, when I have income again it will be high on the list right after the necessities.

Get one, you will love it. I actually recommend the Orient Ray instead, much better lume, but both are great watches and unreal values.
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Victorinox Swiss army Alpnach, after 10 months of daily wear. It has one of the most durable coatings I’ve seen…

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Victorinox Swiss army Alpnach, after 10 months of daily wear. It has one of the most durable coatings I’ve seen…

!http://i.imgur.com/9PVffchl.jpg!


Wow that’s beautiful. Can you tell me how much it weights?
Can’t find it on their site
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ezarc wrote:
I have been interested in a "Orient blue Mako":https://www.google.com.au/search?q=orient+blue+mako&num=100&safe=off&esp... for a long time but I'm currently out of work, when I have income again it will be high on the list right after the necessities.
 

I see your point, sorry about that...

 

Just want to let you know, you can have this watch at amazon for $101.38:

http://www.amazon.com/Orient-CEM65005D-Automatic-Rubber-Strap/dp/B001EWE...

 

But, if you want the black Mako, you can have it now for only $81.10 ($101.38 minus 20%)

http://www.amazon.com/Orient-CEM65004B-Black-Automatic-Rubber/dp/B001EWE...

 

 

 

 

 

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Box wrote:
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Victorinox Swiss army Alpnach, after 10 months of daily wear. It has one of the most durable coatings I’ve seen…

!http://i.imgur.com/9PVffchl.jpg!


Wow that’s beautiful. Can you tell me how much it weights?
Can’t find it on their site

236.2g

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will34 wrote:
Victorinox Swiss army Alpnach, after 10 months of daily wear. It has one of the most durable coatings I’ve seen…

!http://i.imgur.com/9PVffchl.jpg!


Wow that’s beautiful. Can you tell me how much it weights?
Can’t find it on their site

236.2g


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zebroo wrote:
I see your point, sorry about that…

 

Just want to let you know, you can have this watch at amazon for $101.38:

http://www.amazon.com/Orient-CEM65005D-Automatic-Rubber-Strap/dp/B001EWE...

 

But, if you want the black Mako, you can have it now for only $81.10 ($101.38 minus 20%)

http://www.amazon.com/Orient-CEM65004B-Black-Automatic-Rubber/dp/B001EWE...

 

 

 

 

 


Thanks for the links.

Unfortunatly they dont ship to Aus, I prefer the CEM65002D (FEM/SEM) with the steel band, it makes the watch look a bit more classy than a rubber strap with dolphins on it. Although I did look at them because they are cheaper but then buying a Orient replacement steel band is another $80+.

The blue Ray I considered too but I really like the numerals on the Mako, if I could have any watches I wanted though I’d have a few Orient watches including the Ray.

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anyone know something like this?
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Black-5-modes-Mens-Q5-Wrist-Bracelet-Torch-Recha...USB-/151526543197?pt=US_Flashlights&hash=item2347af8f5d

i like it…!

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I figured I'd wake up this sleeping thread Smile I ordered this second generation SRP307 Seiko Monster from Amazon. I should have it tomorrow. It's got the new improved 24 jewel 4R36 movement that you can wind manually as well as being automatic. Also, the second hand stops when you pull out the crown to set the time unlike most automatics. This is the first watch I've purchased in over a year. I'm pretty excited Smile

 

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That’s really nice atbglenn – I love the monsters – I have a first gen orange monster but do like the 2nd gen – creationwatches have a nice range at decent prices.

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That's really nice atbglenn - I love the monsters - I have a first gen orange monster but do like the 2nd gen - creationwatches have a nice range at decent prices.

Thanks Smile  I've been wanting one of these but my watch collection was getting too big (at least for me). I ended up selling my Movado Valor because I wasn't wearing it. It was too expensive to just sit around not being worn. Plus battery replacement is about $100 from the authorized service center, and it was near replacement time. So with the $500 I got for it, I spent $219 for the new Seiko to replace it. This is the kind of watch I'l be EDCing from now on.

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Great choice. Monsters are iconic, bulletproof watches. Wear it in good health, as they say.

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djozz wrote:

..., I consider myself a flashaholic and not a watchaholic, but since I bought this watch last week, and no flashlight this time, here you go:

djozz's new watch

It is a  GWS H3 Tritium G10 Pro Black Military Watch, bought on ebay. The strap is a 5ring Zulu-strap I bought separately, but i believe it suits it very nicely.

Regards, djozz

I wrote above post almost three years ago, my first post on BLF was about a watch Smile

That watch I've been wearing for three years now every day. The battery is still good (Ronda movement), the Saphire lens is scratch-free, and the black PVD coating of the chest is still very neat (I still wish that SS flashlights come PVD coated). The GWS brand never really took off, but I still love this watch!

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cabfrank wrote:
Great choice. Monsters are iconic, bulletproof watches. Wear it in good health, as they say.

Thanks! BTW, it came today. The one I got was made in Japan, AWESOME!! I had to remove 2 links from the band which was harder than any of my other watches with stainless steel bands. It's a pin and collar setup which is a bit of a pain in the ass. I had to use an magnifying glass to get the job done, but it came out perfect.

UPDATE: It's exactly 24 hours since I set the time to http://time.gov/HTML5/ Atomic Clock. Happy to say it only lost 3 seconds which is excellent for an automatic watch. Compare that with plus and minus 15 to 30 seconds I get with my other Seiko's.

 

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Balls of steel are required when resizing the monster. As well as a light colored towel or sheet for when you inevitably drop one of the microscopic collars…..

This is what I’ve been wearing lately, a really nice Citizen EcoDrive which I got for a song…

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Balls of steel are required when resizing the monster. As well as a light colored towel or sheet for when you inevitably drop one of the microscopic collars..... This is what I've been wearing lately, a really nice Citizen EcoDrive which I got for a song... !{width:78%}http://i289.photobucket.com/albums/ll222/scrumpypaul/temporary_9.jpg![/q...

Nice watch Smile I forgot to mention that I used my Zeberalight H600W flood headlamp and a yellow microfiber cloth to do the job. The pin is no problem. It's the ultra tiny collars that can easily get lost. Luckily I had no problem. Having to right tools helped as well..

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This is mine. A graduation gift ten years ago from my wife .
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Sesgum,

That’s a very elegant and understated watch.

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djozz wrote:

djozz wrote:

..., I consider myself a flashaholic and not a watchaholic, but since I bought this watch last week, and no flashlight this time, here you go:

djozz's new watch

It is a  GWS H3 Tritium G10 Pro Black Military Watch, bought on ebay. The strap is a 5ring Zulu-strap I bought separately, but i believe it suits it very nicely.

Regards, djozz

I wrote above post almost three years ago, my first post on BLF was about a watch Smile

That watch I've been wearing for three years now every day. The battery is still good (Ronda movement), the Saphire lens is scratch-free, and the black PVD coating of the chest is still very neat (I still wish that SS flashlights come PVD coated). The GWS brand never really took off, but I still love this watch!

 

That is a kickass looking watch. Definitely my style for sure! 

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Just ordered this watch winder for $59.99 since I now have 4 automatic watches that I keep in rotation.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/371360932247?_trksid=p2060353.m2749.l2649&ssPage...

 

Got it a few days ago. Works great!

 

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I received this for Christmas, and it was DOA. Sad Casio took care of it, and I got it back form them two days ago, and just love it! Smile My sons bought it for me. I’ll try to get my own pic of it in the future when I break out the camera.

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I haven't worn a watch with any regularity since getting a smart phone, I even ended up selling my most expensive watch about 5 years ago (a genuine Rolex Submariner). I've still got about 10 other watches, this thread has spurred to to dig them out and consider wearing one again...

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I’ve worn the G-Shock Mudman the last couple of years.

But I just ordered the black dialed Orient Mako USA.

The Orient brand was mentioned in another thread on BLF

……and after hours of YouTube research, pulled the trigger.

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djozz wrote:

djozz wrote:

…, I consider myself a flashaholic and not a watchaholic, but since I bought this watch last week, and no flashlight this time, here you go:

djozz's new watch

It is a  GWS H3 Tritium G10 Pro Black Military Watch, bought on ebay. The strap is a 5ring Zulu-strap I bought separately, but i believe it suits it very nicely.

Regards, djozz

I wrote above post almost three years ago, my first post on BLF was about a watch Smile

That watch I’ve been wearing for three years now every day. The battery is still good (Ronda movement), the Saphire lens is scratch-free, and the black PVD coating of the chest is still very neat (I still wish that SS flashlights come PVD coated). The GWS brand never really took off, but I still love this watch!

Tritium watches have great lume but anyone else notice the radioactive hazard symbol printed on the face of the watches that have tritium??

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js505 wrote:
djozz wrote:

djozz wrote:

…, I consider myself a flashaholic and not a watchaholic, but since I bought this watch last week, and no flashlight this time, here you go:

djozz's new watch

It is a  GWS H3 Tritium G10 Pro Black Military Watch, bought on ebay. The strap is a 5ring Zulu-strap I bought separately, but i believe it suits it very nicely.

Regards, djozz

I wrote above post almost three years ago, my first post on BLF was about a watch Smile

That watch I’ve been wearing for three years now every day. The battery is still good (Ronda movement), the Saphire lens is scratch-free, and the black PVD coating of the chest is still very neat (I still wish that SS flashlights come PVD coated). The GWS brand never really took off, but I still love this watch!

Tritium watches have great lume but anyone else notice the radioactive hazard symbol printed on the face of the watches that have tritium??


Most of the watches do i think. I’ve also been eyeing the Marathon watch as well. https://www.marathonwatch.com/product/jdd JDD
(not my photo btw,just one from google images.)

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