Anyone into watches/timepieces?

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  • BDTBDT Posts: 212
    Underwear??

    I'm a devout free-baller

    BDT
  • stangman67stangman67 Posts: 1,344
    That bezel turning one way thing is by design. In a divers watch (not that many of us actually dive), whenusing the bezel to time the dive, if you turn the bezel the other way on accident you now think you have more left than you actually do. It’s a safety feature on a true divers watch
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  • BDTBDT Posts: 212
    Huh, didn't know that.....well, I guess it's a legit diver.

    For me, it makes a great timer for ticket times......the deepest it goes with me is a sink full of water when I'm stuck doing dishes.

    BDT
  • ken brydsonken brydson Posts: 7,914
    BDT wrote: »
    Underwear??

    I'm a devout free-baller

    BDT

    That'll change the first time zipper hits skin...
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  • Viking64Viking64 Posts: 5,503
    BDT wrote: »
    Underwear??

    I'm a devout free-baller

    BDT

    That'll change the first time zipper hits skin...

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  • BDTBDT Posts: 212
    Look, I don't know about you jokers....but I'm pretty careful and can deftly handle my wedding tackle.

    You don't just go around willy nilly with metal and sensitive skin. Any of you guys shave for chrissakes? Been doing it for years and all my bits and pieces are still attached.

    I wonder about you guys.

    BDT
  • gyosagyosa Posts: 544
    edited August 2019
    I collect rolex’s .....
    Love the vintage stuff.....that’s where the money is ......
    Picked this up a few years ago ...zu96it1oyere.jpeg

    1969 meters first , tropical dial , red Submariner ....


    Bk

    Post edited by gyosa on
    Parasound A21 , Yamaha wxc-50 , Polk SDA 1c’s ( my first love .. ) , Kimber Kable 4TC, Sony 42” - BEDROOM

    B&K EX-442 ( it will go in my casket when I die ... ) , PS Audio 4.6 preamp ( old school , but it still jams on ... ) , Yamaha wxc-50 , Boston Acoustic voyager 7’s - POOL

    PS Audio Stellar S300 , Cambridge Audio 851n , Yamaha wxc-50 , Kimber Kable 4vs , Salk Supercharged Song towers ( difficult choice between these and my family if I had to choose ... 😩 ) , Sony XBR-A8F 65” OLED , Onkyo TX-RZ610 - DEN , MAIN RIG

    Onkyo TX-nr609 , Polk atrium 7 , Boston acoustic sound ware (4) , Boston acoustic sub , B&W center , Sharp 65” TV - PATIO

    DAYENS AMPINO ( thanks Verb ! ) , KEiiD streamer ( this was only 60 bucks ?? ) , Polk atrium 8SDi’s - KID’s BEDROOM


  • gyosagyosa Posts: 544
    edited August 2019
    Here’s a few more ......

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    1984 GMT Master my Dad gave me as a college graduation present ... my favorite... flew 24 combat missions with me over Iraq during Desert Storm ...

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    1988 Daytona ...first year of the Zenith movement ... “inverted 6”..

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    Another Daytona ... FIRST year of in-house Rolex movement ....

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    Another Daytona ... LAST year of Zenith movement ....

    I like Daytona’s .... 😊

    Bk
    Parasound A21 , Yamaha wxc-50 , Polk SDA 1c’s ( my first love .. ) , Kimber Kable 4TC, Sony 42” - BEDROOM

    B&K EX-442 ( it will go in my casket when I die ... ) , PS Audio 4.6 preamp ( old school , but it still jams on ... ) , Yamaha wxc-50 , Boston Acoustic voyager 7’s - POOL

    PS Audio Stellar S300 , Cambridge Audio 851n , Yamaha wxc-50 , Kimber Kable 4vs , Salk Supercharged Song towers ( difficult choice between these and my family if I had to choose ... 😩 ) , Sony XBR-A8F 65” OLED , Onkyo TX-RZ610 - DEN , MAIN RIG

    Onkyo TX-nr609 , Polk atrium 7 , Boston acoustic sound ware (4) , Boston acoustic sub , B&W center , Sharp 65” TV - PATIO

    DAYENS AMPINO ( thanks Verb ! ) , KEiiD streamer ( this was only 60 bucks ?? ) , Polk atrium 8SDi’s - KID’s BEDROOM


  • BDTBDT Posts: 212
    Well played, sir!

    BDT
  • jdjohnjdjohn Posts: 1,698
    Very B)
    "This may not matter to you, but it does to me for various reasons, many of them illogical or irrational, but the vinyl hobby is not really logical or rational..." - member on Vinyl Engine
    "Sometimes I do what I want to do. The rest of the time, I do what I have to." - Cicero, in Gladiator
    Regarding collectibles: "It's not who gets it. It's who gets stuck with it." - Jimmy Fallon
  • jdjohnjdjohn Posts: 1,698
    jdjohn wrote: »
    I've been helping my dad clean out some stuff at his house, and found a stash of old random watches. Most are cheap crap, but I found a couple of interesting ones.

    Found this old Seiko. It's a model 6105-8000.
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    Clearly in rough shape, and it's not running. I can feel/hear something moving around inside. Research indicates these are pretty valuable if running, so I'll look into getting it repaired.
    Upon closer examination, it looks like the crystal has a major flaw around the 5:30 position. Still, this is a fixable problem.
    joecoulson wrote: »
    If you come, bring it with you. I have tools to open it.
    Gracious, as always, mi hermano, but I will respectfully decline. I would not want to detract from the purpose of the meet. Besides, this baby needs professional service.
    "This may not matter to you, but it does to me for various reasons, many of them illogical or irrational, but the vinyl hobby is not really logical or rational..." - member on Vinyl Engine
    "Sometimes I do what I want to do. The rest of the time, I do what I have to." - Cicero, in Gladiator
    Regarding collectibles: "It's not who gets it. It's who gets stuck with it." - Jimmy Fallon
  • pitdogg2pitdogg2 Posts: 17,538
    ALRIGHT mothertruckers what time is it?
  • gyosagyosa Posts: 544

    TIME FOR A COCKTAIL !

    Bk

    pitdogg2 wrote: »
    ALRIGHT mothertruckers what time is it?

    Parasound A21 , Yamaha wxc-50 , Polk SDA 1c’s ( my first love .. ) , Kimber Kable 4TC, Sony 42” - BEDROOM

    B&K EX-442 ( it will go in my casket when I die ... ) , PS Audio 4.6 preamp ( old school , but it still jams on ... ) , Yamaha wxc-50 , Boston Acoustic voyager 7’s - POOL

    PS Audio Stellar S300 , Cambridge Audio 851n , Yamaha wxc-50 , Kimber Kable 4vs , Salk Supercharged Song towers ( difficult choice between these and my family if I had to choose ... 😩 ) , Sony XBR-A8F 65” OLED , Onkyo TX-RZ610 - DEN , MAIN RIG

    Onkyo TX-nr609 , Polk atrium 7 , Boston acoustic sound ware (4) , Boston acoustic sub , B&W center , Sharp 65” TV - PATIO

    DAYENS AMPINO ( thanks Verb ! ) , KEiiD streamer ( this was only 60 bucks ?? ) , Polk atrium 8SDi’s - KID’s BEDROOM


  • jdjohnjdjohn Posts: 1,698
    "This may not matter to you, but it does to me for various reasons, many of them illogical or irrational, but the vinyl hobby is not really logical or rational..." - member on Vinyl Engine
    "Sometimes I do what I want to do. The rest of the time, I do what I have to." - Cicero, in Gladiator
    Regarding collectibles: "It's not who gets it. It's who gets stuck with it." - Jimmy Fallon
  • gyosagyosa Posts: 544

    ADVENTURE TIME !

    Bk

    pitdogg2 wrote: »
    ALRIGHT mothertruckers what time is it?

    Parasound A21 , Yamaha wxc-50 , Polk SDA 1c’s ( my first love .. ) , Kimber Kable 4TC, Sony 42” - BEDROOM

    B&K EX-442 ( it will go in my casket when I die ... ) , PS Audio 4.6 preamp ( old school , but it still jams on ... ) , Yamaha wxc-50 , Boston Acoustic voyager 7’s - POOL

    PS Audio Stellar S300 , Cambridge Audio 851n , Yamaha wxc-50 , Kimber Kable 4vs , Salk Supercharged Song towers ( difficult choice between these and my family if I had to choose ... 😩 ) , Sony XBR-A8F 65” OLED , Onkyo TX-RZ610 - DEN , MAIN RIG

    Onkyo TX-nr609 , Polk atrium 7 , Boston acoustic sound ware (4) , Boston acoustic sub , B&W center , Sharp 65” TV - PATIO

    DAYENS AMPINO ( thanks Verb ! ) , KEiiD streamer ( this was only 60 bucks ?? ) , Polk atrium 8SDi’s - KID’s BEDROOM


  • BlueFoxBlueFox Posts: 13,941
    verb wrote: »
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    Great looking watch. Simple and elegant. Needs a simple black leather strap to complement it.

    Makes all the other watches in this thread look like useless, worthless, POS. :)

    Bud - Silicon Valley

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  • ken brydsonken brydson Posts: 7,914
    pitdogg2 wrote: »
    ALRIGHT mothertruckers what time is it?

    8:05, those who know, know...
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  • BlueFoxBlueFox Posts: 13,941
    Time zone?
    Bud - Silicon Valley

    Lumin X1 file player
    Sony XA-5400ES SACD
    Pass XP-22 pre, X600.5 amps
    Magico S5 MKII Mcast Rose speakers, SPOD spikes

    Shunyata Triton v3/Typhon QR on preamp, Denali 2000 (2) on amps
    Shunyata Sigma XLR analog ICs, Sigma speaker cables
    Shunyata Sigma HC (2), Sigma Analog, Sigma Digital, Z Anaconda (3) power cables

    Mapleshade Samson V.3 four shelf solid maple rack, Micropoint brass footers
    Three 20 amp circuits.
  • gyosagyosa Posts: 544

    Jdjohn ,
    Whatever u decide to do ,
    Leave the dial , hands , bezel intact and untouched - no matter the condition ...
    Do not even have the watch polished ....
    I wouldn’t even replace the crystal unless u can get a NOS one ....
    Just get the movement serviced with NOS parts if possible ....

    The value in that watch lies in its originality especially the dial , bezel and hands ..... if u replace parts the value declines significantly ....


    Bk

    jdjohn wrote: »
    jdjohn wrote: »
    I've been helping my dad clean out some stuff at his house, and found a stash of old random watches. Most are cheap crap, but I found a couple of interesting ones.

    Found this old Seiko. It's a model 6105-8000.
    konstb2jweks.jpg
    Clearly in rough shape, and it's not running. I can feel/hear something moving around inside. Research indicates these are pretty valuable if running, so I'll look into getting it repaired.
    Upon closer examination, it looks like the crystal has a major flaw around the 5:30 position. Still, this is a fixable problem.
    joecoulson wrote: »
    If you come, bring it with you. I have tools to open it.
    Gracious, as always, mi hermano, but I will respectfully decline. I would not want to detract from the purpose of the meet. Besides, this baby needs professional service.

    Parasound A21 , Yamaha wxc-50 , Polk SDA 1c’s ( my first love .. ) , Kimber Kable 4TC, Sony 42” - BEDROOM

    B&K EX-442 ( it will go in my casket when I die ... ) , PS Audio 4.6 preamp ( old school , but it still jams on ... ) , Yamaha wxc-50 , Boston Acoustic voyager 7’s - POOL

    PS Audio Stellar S300 , Cambridge Audio 851n , Yamaha wxc-50 , Kimber Kable 4vs , Salk Supercharged Song towers ( difficult choice between these and my family if I had to choose ... 😩 ) , Sony XBR-A8F 65” OLED , Onkyo TX-RZ610 - DEN , MAIN RIG

    Onkyo TX-nr609 , Polk atrium 7 , Boston acoustic sound ware (4) , Boston acoustic sub , B&W center , Sharp 65” TV - PATIO

    DAYENS AMPINO ( thanks Verb ! ) , KEiiD streamer ( this was only 60 bucks ?? ) , Polk atrium 8SDi’s - KID’s BEDROOM


  • jdjohnjdjohn Posts: 1,698
    All about the patina, huh? I forgot to mention all the watches he has were from thrift stores. He got lucky on this one.
    "This may not matter to you, but it does to me for various reasons, many of them illogical or irrational, but the vinyl hobby is not really logical or rational..." - member on Vinyl Engine
    "Sometimes I do what I want to do. The rest of the time, I do what I have to." - Cicero, in Gladiator
    Regarding collectibles: "It's not who gets it. It's who gets stuck with it." - Jimmy Fallon
  • jflail2jflail2 Posts: 2,886
    BlueFox wrote: »
    verb wrote: »
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    Great looking watch. Simple and elegant. Needs a simple black leather strap to complement it.

    Makes all the other watches in this thread look like useless, worthless, POS. :)

    To each their own. I personally despise gold watches but my dad has a couple Seiko 2 tones that work well for him and look good.

    I’m more of a stainless bracelet with a black or blue face kinda guy. Goes just as well with jeans and a t shirt as it does my nicest suit.
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  • gyosagyosa Posts: 544
    Ewwwww.....

    Bk
    Parasound A21 , Yamaha wxc-50 , Polk SDA 1c’s ( my first love .. ) , Kimber Kable 4TC, Sony 42” - BEDROOM

    B&K EX-442 ( it will go in my casket when I die ... ) , PS Audio 4.6 preamp ( old school , but it still jams on ... ) , Yamaha wxc-50 , Boston Acoustic voyager 7’s - POOL

    PS Audio Stellar S300 , Cambridge Audio 851n , Yamaha wxc-50 , Kimber Kable 4vs , Salk Supercharged Song towers ( difficult choice between these and my family if I had to choose ... 😩 ) , Sony XBR-A8F 65” OLED , Onkyo TX-RZ610 - DEN , MAIN RIG

    Onkyo TX-nr609 , Polk atrium 7 , Boston acoustic sound ware (4) , Boston acoustic sub , B&W center , Sharp 65” TV - PATIO

    DAYENS AMPINO ( thanks Verb ! ) , KEiiD streamer ( this was only 60 bucks ?? ) , Polk atrium 8SDi’s - KID’s BEDROOM


  • verbverb Posts: 10,313
    Basement: Polk SDA SRS, Cary SLP-05 Pre with ultimate upgrade,Enlightened Audio Designs CD Transport, Northstar Designs Excelsio DAC, Cambridge 851N streamer, Marantz SA-14 SACD, McIntosh MC300 Amp, Silnote Morpheus Ref2 Digital Cables, Furman 15PFi Power Conditioner, Pangea Power Cables, Wireworld Oasis 8 RCA IC's, MIT Shotgun S3 IC's, MIT Shotgun S1 Bi-Wire speaker cables
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    Spare Room: Antique Sound Labs Wave AV-8 Monoblocks, Tisbury Mini Passive Pre, Tjoeb 99 tube CD player (modified Marantz CD-38), Analysis Plus Oval 9's, Zu Jumpers, AudioEngine B1 Streamer, Klipsch RB-61 v2, SVS PB1000 sub, Blue Jeans RCA IC's, Shunyata Hydra 8 Power Conditioner
    Living Room: Peachtree Nova Integrated, Cambridge CXN v2 Streamer, Rotel RCD-1072 CD player, Furman 15PFi Power Conditioner, Polk RT265 In Wall Speakers, Polk DSW Pro 660wi sub
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  • Joey_VJoey_V Posts: 7,647
    Looks like my brother is in the market for a new watch, I don’t even have an Audemar...

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  • stangman67stangman67 Posts: 1,344
    Ah the royal oak. Not a fan personally but a classic none the less
    2 Channel - Dual Purpose system in the works

    Polk LSIM707 I Polk LSIM 706C I Modwright SWL9.0 Anniversary Pre I Marantz AV7707 I B&K Ref 200.7 I Rega P6 w/ Ania MC I Rega Fono MC I Audience Ohno ICs/Audience Forte F3 Power Chord/Acoustic Zen Satori I Cambridge 851N


  • tophatjohnnytophatjohnny Posts: 3,121
    edited September 2019
    BlueFox wrote: »
    verb wrote: »
    edcv3hpteo9m.png

    Great looking watch. Simple and elegant. Needs a simple black leather strap to complement it.

    Makes all the other watches in this thread look like useless, worthless, POS. :)

    How many 🍺's were under your belt when you typed that gobbly goop??😂😂
    "if it's not fun, it's not worth it & remember folks, "It's All About The Music"!!
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  • joecoulsonjoecoulson Posts: 4,976
    Lmao!!! ^
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  • verbverb Posts: 10,313
    edited September 2019
    Hey! Back then slim was all rage my man @tophatjohnny ! :) Just like everything else, it's a fashion industry! :)
    Basement: Polk SDA SRS, Cary SLP-05 Pre with ultimate upgrade,Enlightened Audio Designs CD Transport, Northstar Designs Excelsio DAC, Cambridge 851N streamer, Marantz SA-14 SACD, McIntosh MC300 Amp, Silnote Morpheus Ref2 Digital Cables, Furman 15PFi Power Conditioner, Pangea Power Cables, Wireworld Oasis 8 RCA IC's, MIT Shotgun S3 IC's, MIT Shotgun S1 Bi-Wire speaker cables
    Office: PC, EAR Acute CD Player, EAR 834L Pre, Northstar Designs Intenso DAC, PASS ACA Monoblocks, Denon UDR-F10 Cassette, Acoustic Technologies Classic FR Speakers, SVS SB12 Plus sub, MIT AVt2 speaker cables, IFI Purifier2, AQ Cinnamon USB cable, Groneberg Quatro Reference IC's
    Spare Room: Antique Sound Labs Wave AV-8 Monoblocks, Tisbury Mini Passive Pre, Tjoeb 99 tube CD player (modified Marantz CD-38), Analysis Plus Oval 9's, Zu Jumpers, AudioEngine B1 Streamer, Klipsch RB-61 v2, SVS PB1000 sub, Blue Jeans RCA IC's, Shunyata Hydra 8 Power Conditioner
    Living Room: Peachtree Nova Integrated, Cambridge CXN v2 Streamer, Rotel RCD-1072 CD player, Furman 15PFi Power Conditioner, Polk RT265 In Wall Speakers, Polk DSW Pro 660wi sub
    Garage: Cambridge Audio 640A Integrated Amp, Project Box-E BT Streamer, Polk Tsi200 Bookies, Douglas Speaker Cables, Shunyata Power Conditioner
  • verb wrote: »
    Hey! Back then slim was all rage my man @tophatjohnny ! :) Just like everything else, it's a fashion industry! :)

    Looking forward to when TopHat's come back in a fury! :)

    Oh brother I'm slim to win. And TopHats to the Movado. I had quite the array of them back then but this slimblanc I'm sporting is a forever mainstay. Ultra Slim. Was just messin with the Fox. 😄🎩
    "if it's not fun, it's not worth it & remember folks, "It's All About The Music"!!
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