Got a cool watch? Let's see it.

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by Jungle Jim, Jan 22, 2007.

  1. k7

    k7 Ancien cyclist

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    You won't be alone. :evil

    The next one to "watch" for will be Bill's first Tornek-Rayville watch. This one will be interesting since he now owns the rights to the name and his version of the T-R will be every bit as good as an original.

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  2. Hi_Fi_Guy

    Hi_Fi_Guy Teutonic Terror

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    That will get some attention. I was torn about buying a "fake" or "homage" watch but if he owns the name and sets out to rebuild the brand I think he'll find even more support. Thanks for the info.
  3. CDS

    CDS Been here awhile

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    My dear wife just gave me this for my 40th.
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  4. Waco

    Waco Renegade Sickle Hound

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    Nice!
  5. k7

    k7 Ancien cyclist

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    Well, I think there's a huge difference between hommage and fake. A fake seems to usually use the same name as the original while a hommage retains the look.

    Face it - just about all watches are a hommage of each other. :augie
  6. Hi_Fi_Guy

    Hi_Fi_Guy Teutonic Terror

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    Oh yeah, I totally agree. How many current watches are "inspired" by other watchmakers who were inspired by those before them. Just sayin' now that he owns the rights to the Tornek-Rayville brand a certain percentage of people who may not have purchased a MKII may be more likely to buy. In theory no downside just and extra XX% of buyers.
  7. Hi_Fi_Guy

    Hi_Fi_Guy Teutonic Terror

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    Stunning. Been a fan of the black, on black, on stainless... since I first watched Goldfinger as a boy.
  8. Bongolia

    Bongolia stop acting

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    I prefer the Sub without the cyclops and date. The Seadweller appeals to me too.
  9. Waco

    Waco Renegade Sickle Hound

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    I like having the date on a watch. I also like have the day of the week on my Seiko. Sometimes I can't remember if it's Wednesday or Thursday. I don't like magnifiers. The date should be big enough to read without it.
  10. Bongolia

    Bongolia stop acting

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    I'm generally in agreement and my beater Seikos are always date dialed.

    I do think the lines and dial of the Sub are spoilt by the cyclops though. I have the LV 16610 but I'd swap it for a Sea Dweller.
  11. longtallsally

    longtallsally Yeah I'm a chick

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    I think I found my new dream watch....

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  12. Recht

    Recht Binge Thinker

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  13. Bongolia

    Bongolia stop acting

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    Here's another shot of Kermit:


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  14. Shaggie

    Shaggie Unseen University

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  15. tslewisz

    tslewisz Long timer

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    I didn't look, but I'll bet it isn't featured with nearly as cool a pic.
  16. Shaggie

    Shaggie Unseen University

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    NO!

    All credit to KB, that IS a very cool pic!

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  17. Sniper X

    Sniper X De Oppresso Liber

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    I agree. Plus, I'll bet that watch is far superior in quality to pretty much any true FAKE. I do own a fake Rolex only because I also own a real one and sometimes wear the fake when going where Id like the wear the real one but am worried about it for some reason.
  18. tenderfoot

    tenderfoot PRJ

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    Got this for my son for his birthday.
    Bit loud for me but he loves it.


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  19. Sniper X

    Sniper X De Oppresso Liber

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    I am starting to really want and like square and recatangular watches. I think it is about time to buy one.
  20. The_Commander

    The_Commander The Man.

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    Here we find my Monaco, ready for travel and adventure.

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