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What watch do you wear?

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

  1. Piso Mojado

    Piso Mojado Basic Member Basic Member

    Jan 11, 2006
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  2. blanex1


    Feb 11, 2015
    a Seiko skx 007 diver upgraded by dagaz watch ltd. on my wrist from about 2012.
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  3. Terry M.

    Terry M. Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Feb 5, 2006
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  4. IUKE12


    Nov 25, 2005
    My Vostok Amphibia scuba dude automatic
  5. wayben

    wayben Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 1, 2015
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  6. Dadpool

    Dadpool Gold Member Gold Member

    May 18, 2015
    I've been all-in on my Seiko Turtle (SRPC91) since it arrived. I can't believe how comfortable the cushion case + factory silicone strap make it to wear. :)

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  7. bonzodog

    bonzodog Basic Member Basic Member

    Dec 3, 2011
    Latest obsession
  8. WValtakis

    WValtakis Hand Engraving, Anodizing and Embellishment Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    May 29, 2004
  9. Piso Mojado

    Piso Mojado Basic Member Basic Member

    Jan 11, 2006
    Vostok SE 670454S "Albatross"


    Albatross was a 1980s Vostok anti-magnetic watch designed for but not adopted by the Soviet Navy (the Soviet Union having gone out of business). The original watch and this reissue have two casebacks; the inner one, made of soft iron, turns the case into a Faraday Cage. Albatross was intended for use around radar and other equipment generating strong electromagnetic fields.

    Rolex Milgauss, IWC Ingenieur, Eberhard Scientigraf, and Omega Railmaster are anti-magnetic watches better known to collectors. The Railmaster was a civilian market version of Omega Reference 2777-1, an anti-magnetic watch issued by the RAF. Like Albatross, it had a soft iron inner caseback. You can read about the RAF watch and see photographs here:

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  10. Venice

    Venice Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 31, 2017
    Brought the oldie but goodie out today.
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  11. Terry M.

    Terry M. Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Feb 5, 2006
  12. Catdaddy2

    Catdaddy2 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 12, 2019
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  13. Drudge

    Drudge Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 20, 2009
    A couple Seiko's that I always find myself wearing.

  14. Drudge

    Drudge Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 20, 2009
    Another day another watch :D

  15. Drudge

    Drudge Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 20, 2009
    Another day another watch :D

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  16. knarfeng

    knarfeng senex morosus moderator Staff Member Super Mod Moderator

    Jul 30, 2006
    I'm sure it's a nice watch, but it seems a bit "busy".
    What do all the other numbers tell you?
  17. Wasty

    Wasty Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 3, 2015
    I like my knives American, my cars German and my watches Japanese:
  18. The Zieg

    The Zieg

    Jan 31, 2002
    Slide rule, 24-hour indicator, and tachymeter?

  19. skyhorse

    skyhorse Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 30, 2010
    Yesterday I was doing some blade striping and wore my grab and go beater. Being a solar atomic it's always ready.
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  20. jaseman


    Jul 28, 2016
    Love the Blue Angels Promaster. Have the same watch, just with the blue leather band. One of my faves!


    Pilot’s watch
    Inner ‘half circle’ numbers are for GMT, or any other second time zone you wanna set. Outer bezel rotates, similar to a dive watch, for setting fuel load/air speed/etc... don’t ask me how to set or read it, because I just have no clue! :D But it’s a really good looking watch in person.
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