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  • Registered Users Posts: 14,026 ✭✭✭✭ banie01


    dinorebel wrote: »
    You could always use the straps as an excuse to buy another watch



    #Wibbs would

    I've already bought an extra watch today ;)
    Anymore buys and the wife will literally kill me.
    But I am very happy with the deal closed out today and can't bloody wait to get my greasy mitts on my (new to me) Sinn U2 :)


  • Registered Users Posts: 2,328 ✭✭✭ Cmar-Ireland


    Got a Jubilee bracelet for my SRPC23J1 turtle.
    Very comfortable. Along with the coin edge bezel, it gives it a vintage look IMO.

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  • Registered Users Posts: 1,860 ✭✭✭ hitemfrank


    Seiko chronograph today.

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    I'm not getting along with this too well. The dial is much more cream coloured than the image suggests and it's not that legible at a quick glance. If only it had different coloured hands.

    This may head into the watch freebie thread we have.


  • Registered Users Posts: 14,026 ✭✭✭✭ banie01


    hitemfrank wrote: »

    I'm not getting along with this too well. The dial is much more cream coloured than the image suggests and it's not that legible at a quick glance. If only it had different coloured hands.

    This may head into the watch freebie thread we have.

    Would replacing the hands or repainting them make a difference for you?
    It really is IMO a lovely piece, I do see what you mean regarding its legibility tho.


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,167 ✭✭✭ B-D-P--


    hitemfrank wrote: »
    Seiko chronograph today.



    I'm not getting along with this too well. The dial is much more cream coloured than the image suggests and it's not that legible at a quick glance. If only it had different coloured hands.

    This may head into the watch freebie thread we have.

    I really like it, Wouldnt be too quick to give it away if I were you. You may grow to like it.


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  • Registered Users Posts: 2,929 ✭✭✭ SmartinMartin


    I see what you mean though, that would piss me off too. Otherwise a lovely piece. An orange lume would look great.


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,860 ✭✭✭ hitemfrank


    banie01 wrote: »
    Would replacing the hands or repainting them make a difference for you?
    It really is IMO a lovely piece, I do see what you mean regarding its legibility tho.

    I'm thinking about replacing them as an option. It's just that sourcing and fittings new hands might be more effort than I'm willing to put in.

    I'd need to get the tools too.


  • Registered Users Posts: 14,026 ✭✭✭✭ banie01


    hitemfrank wrote: »
    I'm thinking about replacing them as an option. It's just that sourcing and fittings new hands might be more effort than I'm willing to put in.

    I'd need to get the tools too.

    If it was my piece, I'd look into it.
    Look at this way, if you are considering giving it away it's the perfect piece to learn and practice those skills on ;)

    It really is a very nice watch and a simple hand mod could make all the difference for your enjoyment of it.


  • Registered Users Posts: 5,370 ✭✭✭ fat bloke


    Seiko seem to have a whole range of 100m quartz chronographs varying for 100 quid to 350 quid - various styles but basically a 2 button chrono with date on a bracelet.

    I can't seem to differentiate between them or identify why one would be 3 times the cost of the other. - Admittedly the solar ones are dearer alright which is fair enough but, other than that - what could it be?


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,860 ✭✭✭ hitemfrank


    I guess I'm off to try find replacement hands for the 7T92 movement.

    If anyone knows of somewhere with hand dimensions for these movements let me know.


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  • Registered Users Posts: 2,144 ✭✭✭ dinorebel


    hitemfrank wrote: »
    I guess I'm off to try find replacement hands for the 7T92 movement.

    If anyone knows of somewhere with hand dimensions for these movements let me know.


    #Wibbs knows


  • Registered Users Posts: 2,929 ✭✭✭ SmartinMartin


    Hand Sizes 1.10mm / 0.65mm / 0.20mm for chrono and subdials


  • Registered Users Posts: 2,929 ✭✭✭ SmartinMartin




  • Registered Users Posts: 1,860 ✭✭✭ hitemfrank



    Thanks. I was on that site earlier and missed it somehow.


  • Registered Users Posts: 28 scurran19


    Normally just come in here to admire the rare and expensive stuff but thought I'd share today. This arrived recently to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing.

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  • Registered Users Posts: 2,929 ✭✭✭ SmartinMartin


    Now that's a lovely quirky piece, thanks for sharing. As far as I can see most people on here just enjoy seeing different watches. You'll sometimes get the odd dick that'll comment adversely (I did) but in the majority they're an appreciative bunch.
    Frighteningly knowledgeable too.


  • Registered Users Posts: 993 ✭✭✭ Time


    scurran19 wrote: »
    Normally just come in here to admire the rare and expensive stuff but thought I'd share today. This arrived recently to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing.

    Now that's what i call a lume shot!


  • Registered Users Posts: 28 scurran19


    Time wrote: »
    scurran19 wrote: »
    Normally just come in here to admire the rare and expensive stuff but thought I'd share today. This arrived recently to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing.

    Now that's what i call a lume shot!
    Its not so much lume as its a kind of back light they call indiglo. Its triggered when the crown is pressed. In fairness its a nice little trick with some features on the face only visible when it's illuminated.


  • Registered Users Posts: 3,460 ✭✭✭ Jude13


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    Hope the above works, my photobucket free account is full. I missed a great opportunity when I landed at my destination as beside us was a Korean air plane which has the pepsi logo on the tail, but there was a lady sitting beside me.


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,679 ✭✭✭ ArphaRima


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  • Registered Users Posts: 6,299 ✭✭✭ micks_address


    fluffer wrote: »
    Snip
    Very cool


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,860 ✭✭✭ hitemfrank


    Seiko SNKP23

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    I like a square cased watch and the blue sun burst dial looks great. The clasp on this is junk soon I'll either replace it or the bracelet. The watch seems much taller in the picture than on the wrist.


  • Moderators, Science, Health & Environment Moderators, Society & Culture Moderators Posts: 58,456 Mod ✭✭✭✭ Wibbs


    Oh me likee H. :) I love a square case of the 70's style myself.

    Rejoice in the awareness of feeling stupid, for that’s how you end up learning new things. If you’re not aware you’re stupid, you probably are.



  • Registered Users Posts: 494 ✭✭ Pablo_Flox


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  • Registered Users Posts: 14,026 ✭✭✭✭ banie01


    Got my Sinn back :D
    I'm actually a little bit in lust with it TBH.

    Hands all reset, serviced and pressure tested.
    The rubber strap is extremely comfortable, the diver extension opens a little too easily but that's an easy fix.

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  • Registered Users Posts: 446 ✭✭ duckmusic


    Invicta Pro Diver 8926ob after a swim in the Irish Sea. My first mechanical watch I got 10 years ago and still getting worn.

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  • Registered Users Posts: 2,929 ✭✭✭ SmartinMartin


    I don't understand the dislike of invicta by some. Sure they make same gaudy stuff, as do rolex, but they are good quality and the likes of that diver are really good looking.


  • Registered Users Posts: 4,461 ✭✭✭ longshotvalue


    This arrived. To Be Honest i'm a small bit worried as it looks miles better that i expected, condition wise.

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  • Registered Users Posts: 14,026 ✭✭✭✭ banie01


    aidankkk wrote: »
    This arrived. To Be Honest i'm a small bit worried as it looks miles better that i expected, condition wise.

    If you don't want it.... ;)
    Seriously well wear, its IMO a lovely piece and deserves to be loved.
    The issue around condition being too good, I have zero experience to offer an opinion but one of the regular Russian experts may have a clue?


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  • Registered Users Posts: 4,461 ✭✭✭ longshotvalue


    banie01 wrote: »
    If you don't want it.... ;)
    Seriously well wear, its IMO a lovely piece and deserves to be loved.
    The issue around condition being too good, I have zero experience to offer an opinion but one of the regular Russian experts may have a clue?


    On a closer look, there is loads of legitimate looking scratches, everywhere except glass which is nice. Not sure i've spend a better €150 in a long time.


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