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Nice Braun for £40 Amazon UK

Braun Men’s Quartz Watch with Black Dial Analogue Display and Black Leather Strap BN0172BKBKG https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01GJ3BDSY/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_HvpWAb6GDYNX3

Edit: price is back up now. £75 or so. Glad I ordered when I did!!

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Ordered a SEIKO PROSPEX MARINEMASTER PROFESSIONAL 300M QUARTZ BLACK RUBBER SBBN033. Can’t wait for it to arrive!

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atbglenn wrote:
Ordered a SEIKO PROSPEX MARINEMASTER PROFESSIONAL 300M QUARTZ BLACK RUBBER SBBN033. Can’t wait for it to arrive!

!{width:80%}https://media.karousell.com/media/photos/products/2017/08/11/brand_new_s...!

Nice one! Photo doesn’t do it justice, it looks so good in real life.

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atbglenn wrote:
Ordered a SEIKO PROSPEX MARINEMASTER PROFESSIONAL 300M QUARTZ BLACK RUBBER SBBN033. Can’t wait for it to arrive!

!{width:80%}https://media.karousell.com/media/photos/products/2017/08/11/brand_new_s...!

Nice one! Photo doesn’t do it justice, it looks so good in real life.

I should have it in a few days. I’ll take a picture of it on my wrist and post it here.

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Those things are great.

I need quartz though. Plus solar and ‘atomic’/radio controlled.

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wle wrote:
Those things are great.

I need quartz though. Plus solar and ‘atomic’/radio controlled.

Personal failing Smile

It is quartz. I’m personally tired of manual and autowinding watches poor accuracy to be honest. The Seiko I ordered has an accuracy of plus or minus 15 seconds a month, typically only a few seconds compared to plus or minus 15 seconds a day for mechanical watches. Not only that, it gets minimum 5 years of battery life.

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I recently ordered my first automatic watch, will post pics when I get it Smile

This is the best automatic+skeleton watch that I could find for less than $500.
Wanted something where I could see the moving parts, such as the flywheel, second hand, and rotor.
Apparently the movement is pretty good too for the price.


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atbglenn wrote:
wle wrote:
Those things are great.

I need quartz though. Plus solar and ‘atomic’/radio controlled.

Personal failing Smile

It is quartz. I’m personally tired of manual and autowinding watches poor accuracy to be honest. The Seiko I ordered has an accuracy of plus or minus 15 seconds a month, typically only a few seconds compared to plus or minus 15 seconds a day for mechanical watches. Not only that, it gets minimum 5 years of battery life.

several of my quartz watches including a 1984 seiko are like 5 sec a year or less

15 sec / month is just the spec

will probably be way better

and of course the atomic ones are 0 sec /eternity Smile

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Got my Seiko SBBN033 MarineMaster Professional today. I got it from an authorized USA dealer for a great price. I’m loving it!

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pretty watch.

now you have to track and report accuracy in seconds/year Smile

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wle wrote:
pretty watch.

now you have to track and report accuracy in seconds/year Smile

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I set it to the atomic clock at https://time.gov/HTML5/. I’ll be sure to check it often.

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isti242 wrote:
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I have one of those on the way to me for my brushed Amphibian. I hope it won’t disappoint me. What’s about the overall fit and finish of your one? As I know the sides are polished. Was it easy to resize?

—no, you will surely like it..

—fit and finish is perfect, adjustment – the adjustment links are attached via screws, which is unusual but no harder than the usual push-out kind

==it;s very heavy, ends are polished

==did you already have one ordered ?

( i just could not see paying $110 for a watch band, this was the perfect thing for a $150 watch)

—wle

It’s funny because I pulled the trigger and ordered one a couple of days ago. Smile
I was amazed by the super engineer 2 every time I saw it but at that price I could easily double the value even of my most expensive watch. Smile

ven wrote:
Yes the black will no doubt scrape off, no matter how much care , swirls,scratches happen in abundance. There is another from HK which is excellent value, a real chunk! 6mm thick, stainless and i was that impressed i bought 2(around £20 iirc and again on ebay, UK watch shop for around £80. It does add some heft!

Can see how chunky compared to the other engineer II

Wow, that’s quite impressive! Thumbs Up
I guess it weights at least twice as much as the “SE2”.

Would you mind providing links to these watchbands (Super Engineer II clone and the 6mm band)? I was looking at a Strapcode Super Oyster Curved End, but still on the fence on paying that much for a fairly budget minded SKX007.

Are there any HK direct bands similar to the Strapcode Super Oyster Curved End (#SS221803B019)?

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isti242 wrote:
Super Engineer II look-alike on Ali

I just ordered a real 22mm Super Engineer II from Amazon for my new Seiko. The fake ones are not nearly as good. I know because I bought one for one of my Timex’s. The clasp is thin and doesn’t clamp well. The band it’self isn’t bad, but uses push-in pins instead of screws. I already had to re-push a couple of them in after a couple of weeks. I ended up putting loctite on them. That said, you get what you pay for in most cases.

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A leather nato is verry nice also with that watch, good to have strapoptions.

Google find, not my picture:

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Geuzzz wrote:
A leather nato is verry nice also with that watch, good to have strapoptions.

Google find, not my picture:

!{width:95%}https://s18.postimg.org/wn89nx9hl/0897_A307-2_E3_E-49_AE-838_C-51384242_...!

Looks nice! Do you own one?

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I received my Casio G-Shock GW-M5610-1BJF today.

My first negative display g-shock, it’s even worse than what i though regarding readability, it’s terrible.

I bought it with the intent to mod it to positive display because the equivalent positive display model (GW-M5610 wich i had a few monthes ago) has a dial surrounding the display a tad too colorful for my tastes.

Hopefully i don’t mess up.

I recieved the polarizing film today, changed it on the watch, it’s like night and day difference, so happy i did this.

Edit:

Took a picture next to my Rangeman, sorry for the dirty Rangeman, been cutting some branches in the rain.

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Good to know just in case.

I think I’m going to get the DW-5600BBN-1ER variant (nato strap, no solar model) but don’t plan to mod anything

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atbglenn wrote:
Geuzzz wrote:
A leather nato is verry nice also with that watch, good to have strapoptions.

Google find, not my picture:

!{width:95%}https://s18.postimg.org/wn89nx9hl/0897_A307-2_E3_E-49_AE-838_C-51384242_...!

Looks nice! Do you own one?

Not this one but I do own a Seiko Monster and a SKX007. I love to wear them with natos.

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atbglenn wrote:
isti242 wrote:
Super Engineer II look-alike on Ali

I just ordered a real 22mm Super Engineer II from Amazon for my new Seiko. The fake ones are not nearly as good. I know because I bought one for one of my Timex’s. The clasp is thin and doesn’t clamp well. The band it’self isn’t bad, but uses push-in pins instead of screws. I already had to re-push a couple of them in after a couple of weeks. I ended up putting loctite on them. That said, you get what you pay for in most cases.

I bought it for my Amphibia and I didn’t want to double the value of the watch by the bracelet. Smile
I had no problems with the pins but I had to bend the clasp slightly for a better fit.

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Got my Super Engineer II today. Excellent quality, and I think it makes my new Seiko look great. Much nicer than the rubber band it came with.

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Thanks Ven. I’m loving this new watch. It’s been 3 days since I received it and it hasn’t lost or gained a second so far. I’m sure it’s well within it’s 15 seconds a month spec Smile

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I may have said this before, but Alex at Yellowdogwatchstraps does really nice straps. I have a few and I’ve been very happy with them.

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I bought quite fast a Seiko SARB017 Alpinist, since they were going out of production.

Got it, tested for 2 days and no. Did not impress me for the price, so I sold it away already…

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We have a local guy that has retired, butt will accept the action iffn I can remove it from the cabinet and transport to him.
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