What watch do you wear?

Discussion in 'Gadgets & Gear' started by kershaw22, Jan 26, 2011.

  1. Ken C.

    Ken C. Jack of all trades, master of none. Staff Member Super Mod

    Jun 14, 2000
    I'm rotating between two watches at the moment. My on-duty watch is a Luminox Original Navy Seal model (on the left) which has been modified with an sterile dial by Bill yao at MKII Watches. I've had this one for about 5 years and it has seen it's fair share of abuse from motor vehicle accidents to multiple dwelling fires.

    My new acquisition is a Traser Code Blue which I got off a forum member for a great price. It is my current EDC watch.

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    *Just noticed that one watch is one minute off.

    Anyone know where to get a replacement bezel for the Luminox?
     
  2. Machaira

    Machaira

    815
    Mar 27, 2004
    Traser Black Classic.

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  3. redpoint

    redpoint

    370
    Mar 17, 2009
    Rolex Submariner Date - damn tough watch. It's been ticking for 13 years without a scrap of maintenance. I kick the $hit out of it daily.
     
  4. kcmex

    kcmex

    20
    Oct 22, 2010
    Seiko Orange Monster, Christmas present really like it
     
  5. glockman99

    glockman99 Super Moderator Super Mod

    Jun 12, 2000
    The only watch I wear is my Citizen EcoDrive 300m SS Ecozilla dive watch.

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    This is a MAN'S watch.
     
  6. lambertiana

    lambertiana Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 7, 2000
    This is my EDC (pen and knife on rotation, watch and G30 do not rotate). The watch was a gift from my father.
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  7. roughneckrob

    roughneckrob

    Jul 3, 2009
    Marathon JSAR...Its a tank:thumbup:
     

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  8. Longtrang

    Longtrang

    Jan 21, 2010
    G-shock mudman tan
     
  9. LawyerSam

    LawyerSam

    270
    Jun 25, 2010
    Rolex Datejust with the roman sunburst dial

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    Jaeger LeCoultre Master Control

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  10. DOOMSLAYER

    DOOMSLAYER

    23
    Jun 19, 2010
    An iconic timepiece, and a true "tool" diver. I've always thought it resembled a wrist-mounted ashtray, though. ;)

    -Jay
     
  11. glockman99

    glockman99 Super Moderator Super Mod

    Jun 12, 2000
    I always think of it as a hockey puck with numbers and hands.:D.:D.
     
  12. macdo

    macdo

    429
    Jan 20, 2006
    +1 to that. Next watch will be a Sinn

    Me - office wear is a Mondaine Swiss Railway watch as I can easily read the time even without my glasses. Handy to keep an eye on in meetings without making other people feel I'm in a rush.

    From time to time I wear the Tissot Seastar my parents gave me for my 18th, still goes well.

    Cheap Casio analogue when I'm up in the tropics. Cheap enough to lose or even give away and no emotional attachment.
     
  13. spydie fanatic

    spydie fanatic

    473
    Nov 5, 2009
    I had 3 tsars from county comm, 1 worn 2 put away, and I ended up selling them because I found out the current ETA movement unlike its ISA 1198 predecessor didnt' have an efficient battery clamp; every time it took a knock while wearing it the battery popped out of place. I have since switched to a Traser Black Storm Pro w/ sterile face & blue tritium.
     
  14. spydie fanatic

    spydie fanatic

    473
    Nov 5, 2009
    With the new orange tips I see :thumbup:
     
  15. spydie fanatic

    spydie fanatic

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    Nov 5, 2009


    Traser, luminox, etc dont sell individual pieces, but they will replace if you send the watch in to be repaired. Other than this you might be able to pick up a spare/salvaged piece from a forum member over at watchuseek.
     
  16. lava_lamp

    lava_lamp

    Oct 5, 2006
    I have four or five watches, but this Omega is my favourite:

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  17. kamagong

    kamagong Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 13, 2001
    That Omega Seamaster is a beauty. Really a classic watch.
     
  18. rainermh12

    rainermh12

    328
    Jun 20, 2010
    Tissot T-Touch Expert that my grandparents gave me for my confirmation. The touch screen is very cool...useful for nearly everything a knife doesnt do :D:thumbup:

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  19. VictGerbSogCamill

    VictGerbSogCamill

    862
    Feb 19, 2010
    I got this Luminox Navy Seals Dive Watch...seven years ago..I believe. I love it, very rugged, super bright at night. I don't know what kind of battery is in it, but I have yet to replace the battery and it is keeping perfect time.

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  20. CR33

    CR33

    Jan 26, 2011
    RADO... Most beautiful watches. Purely aesthetics though, as mine purchased while I was in Swiss, did not even last for a few years and is now a $1750 paper weight-. Meanwhile, I usually rock a Raymond Weill, a TAG... and a nice looking skagen that I really like. Watches are truly like clothing-you gotta switch them up accordingly. Thx-great thread btw.
     

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