Anyone into watches/timepieces?

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  • stangman67
    stangman67 Posts: 1,377
    Seamaster has been on my wrist for 2 weeks straight. Settled in at +1 second a day average over those two weeks. Omega has certainly stepped their game up

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    2 Channel - 2 Channel/HT hybrid in my home attic/bar/man cave

    Polk LSIM707 I Polk LSIM 706C I Modwright SWL9.0 Anniversary Pre I Marantz AV7707 I Modwright KWA-150SE 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


  • Clipdat
    Clipdat Posts: 9,926
    stangman67 wrote: »
    Seamaster has been on my wrist for 2 weeks straight.

    You shower and sleep with it on?
  • stangman67
    stangman67 Posts: 1,377
    Oh drew, I can see you’re just as much of a Smarta&& as ever. Obviously it comes off to shower and sleep. But it hasn’t come off the wrist in favor of any of my other watches yet and honestly I’m not sure if I’ll ever really wear my other watches other than when I’m deployed
    2 Channel - 2 Channel/HT hybrid in my home attic/bar/man cave

    Polk LSIM707 I Polk LSIM 706C I Modwright SWL9.0 Anniversary Pre I Marantz AV7707 I Modwright KWA-150SE 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


  • joecoulson
    joecoulson Posts: 4,944
    Get you a decent winder Zach. I bought one for <$100 that has been as good as the $400+ Orbital winder I had before it.
  • stangman67
    stangman67 Posts: 1,377
    I have a winder, Joe. I have a wolf dual winder just don’t use it much. If I rotated watches every few days or so it would make sense to keep the unworn ones in standby on the winder but in reality I wear a watch for a few weeks (or longer probably with the Omega) at a time and then move on to something else. Keeping watches on the winder for weeks or months at a time isn’t exactly great for the watches so I choose to keep them in my engraved wooden case my fiancé got me for Christmas

    My other two main watches are a Glycine combat sub which will be my fault when I go back to sea and a Seiko baby tuna
    2 Channel - 2 Channel/HT hybrid in my home attic/bar/man cave

    Polk LSIM707 I Polk LSIM 706C I Modwright SWL9.0 Anniversary Pre I Marantz AV7707 I Modwright KWA-150SE 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


  • Joey_V
    Joey_V Posts: 7,804
    stangman67 wrote: »
    Seamaster has been on my wrist for 2 weeks straight. Settled in at +1 second a day average over those two weeks. Omega has certainly stepped their game up

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    Boss
    Joey's Gear:
    Current Gear:
    Primary:
    Digital: Torus RM15 -> Bluesound Node 2 -> Emm Labs DAC2x/TSDx
    Analog: VPI Avenger Reference w/ Rim Drive w/ ADS + 12" Fatboy Dual Pivot + Lyra Etna
    Pre/Amp/Speakers: Audio Research Ref40 -> Boulder 2060 (w/ AQ WEL Signature) -> ??? + JL F113v2 x2 + JL CR1
    Secondary:
    Rotel RA1592 -> SF Olympica 3
    Tertiary:
    Oppo 105D -> Rotel RC1570/RB1582 amp -> Focal Kanta 2

  • pitdogg2
    pitdogg2 Posts: 19,447
    Joey_V wrote: »
    Upstatemax wrote: »
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    :#

    I will say
    It’s a nice watch
    Wait there is a watch???? All I saw were STEAKS.
  • Willow
    Willow Posts: 10,435
    Clipdat wrote: »
    stangman67 wrote: »
    Seamaster has been on my wrist for 2 weeks straight.

    You shower and sleep with it on?

    I do
    TV room- B&W 703, SVS PB10 NSD, Marantz NR1607, Parasound 1500a, Pro-Ject Debut Carbon (Yellow) with Acrylic platter, Pro-Ject phono pre, MIT AVT 2 speaker cables, MIT AVT 1 and AVT 2 ICs, XLO Jumpers, Signal Dig Coax, Signal Cable Magic Power Cables x3, Samsung QN75Q7DR Qled 75" tv, Harmony 1100, Sony BDP-S6200, Marantz DV-4200 (as Transport), Cambridge Audio DAC Magic100, Monster 3600MKII, Nintendo Switch and Xbox 360 Family room Samsung 55JS7000 Android Mi Box3 and Apple TV, Polk Magnifi Max. - Pool /Gazebo Yamaha RX-A1010, Polk Patio 25x4, Rotel RDV 1045 (as CDP) MIT AVT3 ICs - Work - Spotify Premium, Neutron App or Amazon Music to my FiiO Kunlun into my Grado SR125e

  • cmy330go
    cmy330go Posts: 2,339
    I'm a sucker for a GMT watch.
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    HT
    Mits WD-65737, DirecTV, Oppo DV-970HD, XBOX ONE, Yamaha RX-A1030, Parasound Halo A23, Rotel RB-985, Music Hall MMF-7, Parasound PPH-100, LSi-15, LSi-C, LSi-FX, LSi-7, PSW-1000, Monster HTS2600

    2 CH
    Parasound Halo P3, Parasound Halo A21, Sutherland Ph.D, VPI Classic 3 w/ 3D arm & Soundsmith Aida Cartridge, Arcam CD72T, B&W 802 S3, Monster HTS2500,
  • Joey_V
    Joey_V Posts: 7,804
    cmy330go wrote: »
    I'm a sucker for a GMT watch.
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    Me too

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    Joey's Gear:
    Current Gear:
    Primary:
    Digital: Torus RM15 -> Bluesound Node 2 -> Emm Labs DAC2x/TSDx
    Analog: VPI Avenger Reference w/ Rim Drive w/ ADS + 12" Fatboy Dual Pivot + Lyra Etna
    Pre/Amp/Speakers: Audio Research Ref40 -> Boulder 2060 (w/ AQ WEL Signature) -> ??? + JL F113v2 x2 + JL CR1
    Secondary:
    Rotel RA1592 -> SF Olympica 3
    Tertiary:
    Oppo 105D -> Rotel RC1570/RB1582 amp -> Focal Kanta 2

  • maxward
    maxward Posts: 961
    Looking for opinions on MkII brand of watch. I like the look of a couple in their “Ready to Wear” line, especially the Cruxible.
  • cmy330go
    cmy330go Posts: 2,339
    maxward wrote: »
    Looking for opinions on MkII brand of watch. I like the look of a couple in their “Ready to Wear” line, especially the Cruxible.

    I'm not familiar with them, but at first glance they seem to be a decent watch for the money. I'd recommend a bit of searching on the watch forums, and see what others are saying. Seems there is plenty of chat about them at Watchuseek, including an official brand forum https://forums.watchuseek.com/f325/
    HT
    Mits WD-65737, DirecTV, Oppo DV-970HD, XBOX ONE, Yamaha RX-A1030, Parasound Halo A23, Rotel RB-985, Music Hall MMF-7, Parasound PPH-100, LSi-15, LSi-C, LSi-FX, LSi-7, PSW-1000, Monster HTS2600

    2 CH
    Parasound Halo P3, Parasound Halo A21, Sutherland Ph.D, VPI Classic 3 w/ 3D arm & Soundsmith Aida Cartridge, Arcam CD72T, B&W 802 S3, Monster HTS2500,
  • lunazul
    lunazul Posts: 773
    Been a while since this one has seen the light of day.

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  • maxward
    maxward Posts: 961
    Is anyone here also a member of the watchuseek forum? If so, I may wish to ask for a favor. PM me if you’re willing to help and I’ll explain.
  • Joey_V
    Joey_V Posts: 7,804
    maxward wrote: »
    Is anyone here also a member of the watchuseek forum? If so, I may wish to ask for a favor. PM me if you’re willing to help and I’ll explain.
    I was a long time ago
    Joey's Gear:
    Current Gear:
    Primary:
    Digital: Torus RM15 -> Bluesound Node 2 -> Emm Labs DAC2x/TSDx
    Analog: VPI Avenger Reference w/ Rim Drive w/ ADS + 12" Fatboy Dual Pivot + Lyra Etna
    Pre/Amp/Speakers: Audio Research Ref40 -> Boulder 2060 (w/ AQ WEL Signature) -> ??? + JL F113v2 x2 + JL CR1
    Secondary:
    Rotel RA1592 -> SF Olympica 3
    Tertiary:
    Oppo 105D -> Rotel RC1570/RB1582 amp -> Focal Kanta 2

  • maxward
    maxward Posts: 961
    I think I have this covered. Thanks. I was asked for a referral there, since I’m new.
  • stangman67
    stangman67 Posts: 1,377
    Still find myself wearing this thing just laying in bed. I’m enamored :)

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    2 Channel - 2 Channel/HT hybrid in my home attic/bar/man cave

    Polk LSIM707 I Polk LSIM 706C I Modwright SWL9.0 Anniversary Pre I Marantz AV7707 I Modwright KWA-150SE 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


  • maxward
    maxward Posts: 961
    That’s a beauty for sure. I’m looking at a new MkII Cruxible for $650. Not too many come up used lately. Or a 1-year-old Archimede Pilot 42 hand wound for a little less. A Father’s Day present to myself (with help from the boys). It’ll probably belong to one of them before too long, unless I trip and fall into the watch-collecting rabbit hole. Enjoy your Omega.
  • joecoulson
    joecoulson Posts: 4,944
    It doesn’t go away Zach. Still enamored by mine almost 15 years later.

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  • stangman67
    stangman67 Posts: 1,377
    Nice!!
    2 Channel - 2 Channel/HT hybrid in my home attic/bar/man cave

    Polk LSIM707 I Polk LSIM 706C I Modwright SWL9.0 Anniversary Pre I Marantz AV7707 I Modwright KWA-150SE 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


  • jflail2
    jflail2 Posts: 2,869
    Damn those Seamasters are nice. Once the Breitling gets back.........
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    "It's like a koala bear crapped a rainbow in my brain!"
  • Irrenhaus
    Irrenhaus Posts: 981
    I had one of this in elementary school. It only had one button. It was always off. The more you press that button to see the time the faster the battery will drain.

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    HT
    AVR-Pioneer SC99
    Adcom 585
    RTi12s
    Rear- RT150
    Center-CSi5
    Sub-Rythmik audio F25
    Player- Oppo BDP-103


    Living room 2ch rig:
    Peach Tree Decco, Onkyo CS-5VL SACD and Linn Kelidh

    Bedroom 2ch rig.
    Cary AE-3, Parasound 2125, Marantz SA8005, Usher V-601 or SDA 1C, SVS SB12-NSD, Intel NUC PC and Panamax MX5105

    Headphone rig;
    Little DOT MK II with upgraded tube's and Sennheisers HD650.
  • maxward
    maxward Posts: 961
    First mechanical watch since graduating from high school. An Archimede Pilot 42 hand wound. It’s a year old, but virtually scratch free. Need a more comfortable strap now.l84jzveaepts.jpeg
  • jflail2
    jflail2 Posts: 2,869
    Finally got the Breitling back! Bday this week so I’m counting that as bday money well spent:

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    2007 Club Polk Football Pool Champ

    2010 Club Polk Fantasy Football Champ

    2011 Club Polk Football Pool Champ


    "It's like a koala bear crapped a rainbow in my brain!"
  • jflail2
    jflail2 Posts: 2,869
    Was this close to getting a nice Omega Seamaster, but with the girl and I getting hitched in the next half year or so, and us paying for everything, it didn’t feel like the right time. Maybe February bonuses will be good enough to justify a plunge, and the Breitling will keep me happy in the meantime.
    2007 Club Polk Football Pool Champ

    2010 Club Polk Fantasy Football Champ

    2011 Club Polk Football Pool Champ


    "It's like a koala bear crapped a rainbow in my brain!"
  • Joey_V
    Joey_V Posts: 7,804
    jflail2 wrote: »
    Finally got the Breitling back! Bday this week so I’m counting that as bday money well spent:

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    Aw yeah!
    Joey's Gear:
    Current Gear:
    Primary:
    Digital: Torus RM15 -> Bluesound Node 2 -> Emm Labs DAC2x/TSDx
    Analog: VPI Avenger Reference w/ Rim Drive w/ ADS + 12" Fatboy Dual Pivot + Lyra Etna
    Pre/Amp/Speakers: Audio Research Ref40 -> Boulder 2060 (w/ AQ WEL Signature) -> ??? + JL F113v2 x2 + JL CR1
    Secondary:
    Rotel RA1592 -> SF Olympica 3
    Tertiary:
    Oppo 105D -> Rotel RC1570/RB1582 amp -> Focal Kanta 2

  • Joey_V
    Joey_V Posts: 7,804
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    My current situation... “give that to me dad!!”
    Joey's Gear:
    Current Gear:
    Primary:
    Digital: Torus RM15 -> Bluesound Node 2 -> Emm Labs DAC2x/TSDx
    Analog: VPI Avenger Reference w/ Rim Drive w/ ADS + 12" Fatboy Dual Pivot + Lyra Etna
    Pre/Amp/Speakers: Audio Research Ref40 -> Boulder 2060 (w/ AQ WEL Signature) -> ??? + JL F113v2 x2 + JL CR1
    Secondary:
    Rotel RA1592 -> SF Olympica 3
    Tertiary:
    Oppo 105D -> Rotel RC1570/RB1582 amp -> Focal Kanta 2

  • jflail2
    jflail2 Posts: 2,869
    Start em young Joey.
    2007 Club Polk Football Pool Champ

    2010 Club Polk Fantasy Football Champ

    2011 Club Polk Football Pool Champ


    "It's like a koala bear crapped a rainbow in my brain!"
  • Upstatemax
    Upstatemax Posts: 2,527
    Wait till they doing that with the keys to your expensive new car while already wearing your watch...
    Living room:
    Samsung PN50B860 50" Plasma : XBOX One : Roku Ultra : Oppo UDP-203 : Pioneer Elite SC-87 : APC H15 : Focal 806V mains : Focal 806V Surrounds : SVS SB2000 : SVS SB12-NSD

    2Ch:
    Sonus Faber Venere S : Rotel RB 1582 MKII : Oppo UDP-205 : Furman Elite 15 DM i : Pro-Ject Debut Carbon with Acryl-It Platter :