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Seotaji
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Wanted a cheap titanium, no maintenance 'dive' watch.

Picked this up recently: Citizen BN0141-53E



I like it a lot. An excellent value and very low key.

The light weight is a plus, as is the wetsuit adjustment. I like the band to be snug for daily wear, but the ease of adjustment is a nice touch when I'm wearing a wetsuit.

9/17/2016 12:39:32 AM

PackBacker
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Looks nice! I've had a titanium Citizen Eco drive for about 15+ years. It was around the time the Eco Drive line was coming out...still kicking like a champ! No issues...ever.

I still cant figure out how I feel about the "cyclops" on a watch (The date magnifier). Even the legendary Rolex Submariner (which this Citizen is clearly an homage towards) has one...I think it was the original and held the patent. I'd be the guy who bought a $10k Submariner and pulled the cyclops off

[Edited on September 18, 2016 at 11:09 PM. Reason : ]

9/18/2016 11:00:55 PM

rjrumfel
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Wait a minute, is that "peace sign" hand (I don't know what it is really called) for diving? I've always seen it on Rolex's and thought it was a Rolex thing.

9/19/2016 9:27:02 AM

OmarBadu
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will be on kickstarter soon - saw a presentation from one of the creators and was highly impressed - had a prototype with him as well

http://lifeclockone.com/

9/19/2016 11:43:25 AM

Seotaji
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I do hope this is real. In for one.

9/19/2016 8:12:05 PM

hgtran
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"I'd be the guy who bought a $10k Submariner and pulled the cyclops off "


that's why they make the Sea dweller.

9/20/2016 12:36:19 AM

ncsuallday
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this 2005 Tag Heuer Indy 500 has been my go to watch since I was 18 but I've been wearing a Fit Bit since February.



glad they came out with something nicer look that has a heart rate monitor. Mine should be coming in today or tomorrow.



[Edited on September 29, 2016 at 1:10 PM. Reason : size]

9/29/2016 1:09:56 PM

Jeepin4x4
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i've got the watch buying bug again. anyone get themselves something new for the holidays?

12/19/2016 8:58:00 AM

rjrumfel
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I want to get the Samsung Gear S3 but it is just so BIG

12/19/2016 3:47:02 PM

PackBacker
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^^ Getting a couple of Hirsch straps, but no new watches. Too poor

12/21/2016 5:28:17 PM

0EPII1
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"Cheesy ‘Swiss Mad’ watch on offer for one million euros

AFP | Published — Thursday 12 January 2017

A Swiss watchmaker on Thursday unveiled a one-million-euro “Swiss Mad” wristwatch with a case made of local winter cheese and a dial recalling the nation’s distinctive red-and-white flag.(AFP/ H. MOSER & CIE)

ZURICH: A Swiss watchmaker on Thursday unveiled a one-million-euro “Swiss Mad” wristwatch with a case made of local winter cheese and a dial recalling the nation’s distinctive red-and-white flag.

The tongue-in-cheek edition by H.Moser targets new strictures on watchmakers using the “Swiss Made” label who now have to source 60 percent of the components domestically against 50 percent earlier.

The new law came into force at the start of this year. H.Moser has dropped the “Swiss Made” moniker since and said it would also release “the most Swiss watch ever created.”

The dial is smoked red with the four white lacquered indexes indicating every quarter of an hour.

The cheese fringing the case is Vacherin Mont d’Or medaille d’or, which is made in winter, and comes from the same village as Moser CEO Edouard Meylan. It is fortified with resin to hold up to use and time.

Moser said given the new rules “that are lax and insufficient, we respond with derision.”

The steep price tag — 1,081,291 francs ($1.0 million) — is a reference to the date the Swiss Confederation was set up: August 1, 1291.

“All proceeds from the sale of this watch will be used to create a fund to support independent Swiss watchmaking suppliers currently suffering under the difficult economic situation and outsourcing to Asia,” Meylan said.

The “Swiss Mad Watch” will be presented at the four-day international luxury watch show — Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie — which will be held in Geneva from Monday."


1/13/2017 9:04:28 AM

0EPII1
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28% off!!!!

Now is the best time to get it as any!

https://www.worldsbest.com/watches/1437484515/hublot-mp-05-laferarri-905vx0001rx-gold-watch

2/6/2017 3:16:52 PM

PackBacker
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^ Proof that money cant buy taste!

Tried on a Pelagos the other day, BTW. Do want!

[Edited on February 6, 2017 at 9:18 PM. Reason : ]

2/6/2017 9:18:00 PM

0EPII1
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A watch subscription service LOL.

http://www.watchgang.com

Doesn't sound bad at all, actually. There are two tiers:

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"Watch Gang's Watch of the Month Club

Starting at $25/month for watches worth $50-$150. They are well made, generally using real leather and stainless steel with Japanese Miyota or Seiko movement. These watches are ideal for the collector looking to explore new microbrands at an awesome value. Eligible for the Rolex drawing every Friday."


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"Watch Gang Black

Starting at $91/month for watches worth $150 - $500. Watches range from very well known brands to premium microbrands. They generally use automatic / mechanical movements or Swiss Quartz. Overall, the watches are more for the "watch enthusiast" looking to discover an excellent timepiece at an amazing value. Limited memberships available. Eligible for the Rolex drawing every Friday."


They give out a Rolex every Friday... so if you get lucky, that would be totally amazing!

3/19/2017 6:58:51 PM

AntecK7
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I wouldn't touch that with a 10 foot pole. Sounds like a way for those value "fake premium" watch makers to drop things that didn't sell.

Your going to get Elitcoritum watch, MSRP $500, made in china, fake Japanese movement, average selling price $50 bux, and the ones you will get from watch-gang are going to be the ones they couldn't unload anywhere else.

4/6/2017 9:29:12 PM

0EPII1
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^ haha yeah there is no way i would subscribe to a watch club!!!

this looks really cool

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1282890542/zetime-worlds-first-smartwatch-with-hands-over-tou

4/13/2017 4:53:53 AM

AntecK7
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^ Seems kinda pointless. Why not just use the digitial hands?

I wouldn't trust a kickstarter to make their own touchscreen os, and support it long term. If they are backed by a big company, I see that working, but if thats the case, why the kickstarter.

4/17/2017 1:26:58 PM

Hoffmaster
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I recently got an Apple Watch. Its already irreplaceable. Darksky, Todoist and messaging make it totally worth it. I am kicking myself now for not getting one sooner.

5/4/2017 11:02:05 PM

0EPII1
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Gorgeous Swiss watches from high-end brands at steep discounts, putting them in the $400-600 price range
https://www.touchofmodern.com/sales/24-hour-special-frederique-constant-alpina

That website has some of the best stuff -- most of it which you don't need but want -- you can find anywhere, and they always have watches at 50-80+% off.


This is an extremely unique, colorful, and beautiful watch:
https://www.touchofmodern.com/sales/24-hour-special-quality-timepieces-c7b162db-3f89-4dca-9289-ff7e7f090038/louis-vuitton-time-zone-automatic-q5d20-pre-owned

And this has a very simple but unique texture on the dial which I have never seen before and makes it look very very upscale and beautiful:
https://www.touchofmodern.com/sales/premium-timepieces/bvlgari-quartz-st370-pre-owned


All their current watch sales, all ending within a few days:

https://www.touchofmodern.com/sales/24-hour-special-quality-timepieces-c7b162db-3f89-4dca-9289-ff7e7f090038

https://www.touchofmodern.com/sales/avi-8-b57ba05c-451b-4c97-8beb-14356d85f7f5

Tissots starting at $200
https://www.touchofmodern.com/sales/tissot-0c31db0c-56b5-434f-8627-939846a5824f

https://www.touchofmodern.com/sales/vostok-europe-a36ce176-806a-480a-9b22-f2c068565fb3

https://www.touchofmodern.com/sales/oris-d75f83c7-2785-411b-bb1c-76c4a9a6de1a

https://www.touchofmodern.com/sales/gevril-versace

https://www.touchofmodern.com/sales/oceanaut-d29bb42c-0920-4f0c-8667-f3e8f3d4e396

https://www.touchofmodern.com/sales/armand-nicolet-049b6a12-8cff-48fd-861d-c138d9b0a78b

https://www.touchofmodern.com/sales/eone-47b5f112-96bd-40e1-80a3-8a28a824ea2d

https://www.touchofmodern.com/sales/xeric-8d9e3229-03f9-4c17-b6c4-0a2fb0af937a

https://www.touchofmodern.com/sales/ultimate-watch-sale

https://www.touchofmodern.com/sales/phenomenal-timepieces-1f02757c-9b0c-4fab-8afc-9e4493462c0f

https://www.touchofmodern.com/sales/ct-scuderia-7ac58838-5d61-42e8-8852-b2b3a257e92e

https://www.touchofmodern.com/sales/swiss-military-by-r-8913736a-1f3e-4d4b-b123-1a9d86c50cc0

https://www.touchofmodern.com/sales/premium-timepieces

https://www.touchofmodern.com/sales/ancon-0cf9bdfc-7079-4ce6-8d57-2c8284d4e3ec

5/11/2017 4:44:06 AM

PackBacker
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Sweet, exactly the price point I've been waiting for on this Hublot. Never can have to many tourbillon's. I need a Tourbillon in my life!

https://www.touchofmodern.com/sales/24-hour-special-quality-timepieces-c7b162db-3f89-4dca-9289-ff7e7f090038/hublot-big-bang-tourbillon-manual-wind-305-tm-131-rx-pre-owned




[Edited on May 11, 2017 at 9:20 AM. Reason : im poor]

5/11/2017 9:19:03 AM

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