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Old 04-02-2013, 03:09 PM   #5956
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My old Speedmaster Pro "Moon Watch." Worn just about every day for the last 20 years.

Well I guess it goes without saying you like it. Do you have any heartburn over the type of crystal being less scratch resistant? Do you polish it yourself when it needs a touch up? If so, how do you do it and does it completely remove the scratches?

I have always loved these, but went a slightly different way for my first choice. This is on the very short list though.

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Old 04-02-2013, 04:45 PM   #5957
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Its not you. They are blurry to me too
camera is being held too close, and or doesn't have the macro setting to ON.

Here's a macro pic with the setting on on my camera..

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Old 04-02-2013, 10:02 PM   #5958
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Wow that is a beautiful watch.
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Old 04-03-2013, 06:08 AM   #5959
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it's a 3572.50 it has a Sapphire back

That's something I really like about manual winds...you get to see the whooole works.
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Old 04-03-2013, 02:42 PM   #5960
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Well I guess it goes without saying you like it. Do you have any heartburn over the type of crystal being less scratch resistant? Do you polish it yourself when it needs a touch up? If so, how do you do it and does it completely remove the scratches?
Well, you're looking at two decades of wear on that Hesalite crystal. Lots of daily bumps around the house/garage/vehicles and only a couple of scratches really stand out, but I don't notice them unless the light hits them just right.

I suppose I should send it out for a complete service/cleaning one day and get it all polished up, but I just wind it up and wear it. Never had an issue with this watch and the only maintenance I've ever done is wipe it off with a damp rag.
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Old 04-04-2013, 02:52 PM   #5961
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Seiko MM600

I have a bit of a love/hate 'thing' with Seiko.

One the one hand, I find the zillions of models they produce to be overwhelming - and that's just the European market: you guys in the USofA get even more/different ones, then there's the far-east market and the Japan-only models too... too much choice for this guy!

On the other hand, some of them are just 'right' and make up for all the choices: the Monsters, the Grand Seiko's and some of the older diver's. This one is none of the above, but as soon as I saw it I knew it was going into my modest collection. The Seiko Marine Master MM600:



It oozes quality: from the robust bracelet (with a micro-adjuster that's one of the best ever), a case that has just the right 'heft' to it, a bezel with sublime click-action, a dial that is soooo legible (okay, I could live without the power-reserve indicator), lume that's as good as it gets, - everything just seems to come-together with this model.









And for such a great dive-watch it'd be a shame not to get it under the water.

The marine life likes it:






And even my (very) discerning dive-buddy:


(Hope I haven't posted too many pic's for one post).

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Old 04-04-2013, 03:02 PM   #5962
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Great pics and a dream watch
I'm with you, I'm not a fan of the power reserve complication.
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Old 04-04-2013, 03:02 PM   #5963
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(Hope I haven't posted too many pic's for one post).
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Old 04-04-2013, 03:43 PM   #5964
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Great pics and a cool watch.

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Old 04-04-2013, 04:23 PM   #5965
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I'd love to have the marine master, but whowee they pricey. Not saying they aren't worth it, but I'd have to sell something.
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Old 04-04-2013, 04:49 PM   #5966
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I love seeing a dive watch actually under water!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BKUcichpNO8
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Old 04-04-2013, 10:05 PM   #5967
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Ralphy,
The watch as a design is overdone.
The effeminacy and your companion on the other hand....

Really.
Trust me.
It's all about the regulator isn't it?

Nice image and not at all overdone.
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Old 04-05-2013, 06:46 AM   #5968
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What a bunch of knuckle-draggers! The power reserve is what caught my eye on that MM600 - without it, it's like every other SK______. Very nice, thanks for sharing



(Ok, fine, maybe not just like every other SK - BTW, if you google MM600, guess who's images come up first???)
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Old 04-08-2013, 06:54 AM   #5969
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I know they're overpriced but really digging this BR01-93


http://www.ablogtowatch.com/bell-ros...-watch-review/

talk about aviation inspired. Looks like it came directly out of the cockpit of an F-101 Voodoo.

46mm is stupid big though. For my money I'd go with the more sensible 42mm BR03-94 stainless.




saw this today also, very cool:



If somebody asks you what time it is, plan 5 minutes ahead because that's how long it'll take you to read.

apparently it's liquid filled



http://ablogtowatch.wpengine.netdna-...-3-watch-1.jpg
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Old 04-08-2013, 03:08 PM   #5970
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I may be the only one to think this, at least out loud, but that bell & ross is an ugly fuckin watch
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