What watch do you wear?

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

  1. JackHammer

    JackHammer Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 24, 2010
    I prefer my Luminox titanium 6604.
     
  2. rinos

    rinos

    Feb 17, 2008
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    Suunto Vector
     
  3. SharpByCoop

    SharpByCoop Enjoying the discussions Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Oct 8, 2001
    Here are a bunch that seem to get some individual time sooner or later:

    Wenger. Super clear dial. Had to send it back because the second hand started coming loose. They gave me a new one. :thumbup: one year later, it's doing the same thing. :(

    Timex Expedition Tide/Temp. I work on the water, and thought this would be useful. It's HUGE. The tide feature is cool, the temp--not so much.

    Seiko Chronograph. My first 'quality' watch. Nice and clean. Long second hand is actually the chrono timer.

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    Here's my small affinity for automatics:

    Seiko '5' #1
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    Seiko '5' #2 Just got this on the Exchange forum for a steal. Sweet.
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    Kreiger. Not much out there on this, but the movement is real quality Swiss, and it's top-quality. Now my very fave.
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    Photographing watches, as I am finding, is easily as specialized as knife photography. These are clear, but a GOOD watch photographer would laugh at the n00b. ;)

    Coop
     
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  4. Turbo Tension

    Turbo Tension

    May 6, 2010
    Do any any of you who work in an office have an opinion as to whether Marathon's SAR watches would classify as a "dress" watch?
     
  5. u812

    u812 Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 15, 2002
    They are a tool watch but IMO they go will office wear as long as it is not 3 pc suite type clothing.One would look out of place on Donald Trump.
     
  6. Professor

    Professor Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 6, 1999
    Favorite watch I've ever owned. Wasn't nuts about the stock band, as I felt it was heavy and clunky on my relatively small wrists, but County Comm's three-ring, two-piece band works great on it. Now it's a light weight workhorse. I've worn it every day since 2004. Even got my Wife the ladies' quartz version.

    It's been running a few minutes fast for a few months, so probably time for a checkup with my local watchmaker.

    Professor.
     

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  7. MSgt

    MSgt

    703
    Mar 3, 2006
    Though I no longer live in the Keys I am still on 'Island Time' so - no watch:)
     
  8. oguruma

    oguruma

    Jan 3, 2010
    That's about as far from a dress watch as a watch gets....
     
  9. Seapup

    Seapup

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    Jan 13, 2011
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  10. PurpleHaze

    PurpleHaze

    Mar 8, 2010
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  11. Harayasu

    Harayasu

    Jun 18, 2009
    Some winter pictures of my favourite watch, the Seiko SKX023.

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  12. ADD

    ADD

    Apr 29, 2006
    Great pic!

    Seiko advertisement worthy. :thumbup:
     
  13. turbo-henrik

    turbo-henrik

    243
    May 23, 2010
    Casio Pathfinder
     
  14. Thrill

    Thrill

    Sep 9, 2010
    My Casio G-Shock is on me most of the time right now. I need to get the Luminox fixed; the crown broke. :(
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  15. NaturalMystic

    NaturalMystic

    May 24, 2006
    I rotate between these but have been wearing the Seiko 5 (right) the most lately since getting it last month.
    From Left to Right:
    Fossil (don't know model), Victorinox Swiss Army Summit XLT Chronograph, Fossil "Blue" Titanium, Guess WaterPro Steel, Seiko 5 SNZF53K1 aka the Baby Monster, Monster Lite, Neo Monster. Missing from the first pic is my Casio G-Shock Aviation (GW2500-1A).
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  16. SharpByCoop

    SharpByCoop Enjoying the discussions Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Oct 8, 2001
    ^^^ Great collection. Even better images. :thumbup:

    Nice.

    Coop
     
  17. NaturalMystic

    NaturalMystic

    May 24, 2006
    Thanks Coop! You take some awesome pics as well my friend! I was too lazy to pull out my dSLR, light tent or do any extensive setting up so these were mostly shot with natural light with my Canon S90. Pics are straight out of camera, only resized with logo and border added.

     
  18. knarfeng

    knarfeng senex morosus moderator Staff Member Super Mod Moderator

    Jul 30, 2006
    I carry a manual wind Hamilton pocket watch on a daily basis. My parents gave it to me in the '70's.

    Here it is in a "pocket dump" picture from a couple of years ago.

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  19. HarglBargl

    HarglBargl

    180
    Feb 15, 2011
    Never found a need for any others ;)

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  20. Turbo Tension

    Turbo Tension

    May 6, 2010
    I'm going to try and get two lightly used Victorinox Infantry models off craigslist. I'm hoping they'll do the trick. :)
     

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