This thread is about the appreciation of watches, as well as the micro-engineering and materials engineering that are required to make a functioning timepiece.> Required viewing for new people:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RYr-RiUbJkw> Used watch guide:https://pastebin.com/f44aJKy2> Strap guide:https://pastebin.com/SwRysprE> watch essentials 102:https://pastebin.com/Rc77hhXV> Previous thread: >>13981847
>>13982008What the hell, that looks good
>>13981882Cucked and bluepilled
>>13982008doesn't the Milgauss have a lightning shaped seconds hand?
>>13982150There is a thread here>>13981847
just arrived yesterday
>>13982184Tasteful bauhaus design done rightDon't like the logo on top though
>>13982200Yeah that's one of my two complaints about the watch. The other is that the rotor is quite loud. I'm absolutely loving it otherwise.
>>13982210Don't some brands actually make the rotor loud intentionally? As a way to make the user feel when it's moving.
what do you guys think? $2200 for a Oyster Precision?https://www.chrono24.com/rolex/oyster-precision-6694--id9168537.htm
Damn, thread is slow as fuck todayAny watches like this, relatively new?Seeking the same look with the romans, hands, domed crystal etc, movement doesn't matter
>>13982582thats beacuse people are putting up 3 and 4 watch threads at a time so posting is split between themthere is already another one up right here >>13981847
>>13982590the euro threads are the troll threads made by that swiss shill autist even though there's another thread up
>>13982590> a proper threadYeah right, that swiss troll with always the same fucking hodinkee video in the op, don't you see he has already made tens of these threads?At least this one is something different
>>13982598Ever been to Switzerland? They're pretty autistic when it comes to watches. Didn't wear my watch one hot and sunny day, my friends ordered me back to their house to put mine on. Also if you're wearing a shirt or any other clothing with long sleeves; do not at any circumstances wear your watch below the end of the sleeve. Patek Philippe rules the world and the French are the plebs of the earth and nothing good can ever come from there. These were my experiences and cultural learnings in Switzerland. My friends live in Geneva, perhaps it's different in other parts.
what does /fa/ think of Michael Blakeyhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B2Zg52GUOMw
>>13982615I don't understand the sleeve part
>>13982582Okay can someone address my question about the watch?
>>13982635Bruh you haven't named a budget or anything, there are millions of watches like that just loo around or be more specific.
>>13982642Okay, lets say under $500?
>>13982617>I RICH AND BUY EXPENSIF FINGSYes we get it, you're rich and you're gaudy as fuck. Respect goes to people like Bezos that, despite being the richest on earth still wear watches under 10 Gs.
>>13982673Pretty much sums it up, but at least the guy is trying his best to make these videos into actual content. I find it funny that he dresses like a pimp lunatic most of the time.About Bezos etc, I think you have to be rich and really well known to pull of the "humble rich guy" thing. When you are not world famous people will just think you are a regular Joe.
Funny how this thread is free from trolling while the "actual" one is being shitposted into oblivion
>>13982677>When you are not world famous people will just think you are a regular Joe.This is preferred by most normal people tbqh, especially outside of America..
Post watches fit for honorable men who believe in a worthy cause.
>>13982029w2c? this thing should look stupid but i still love it
>>13982008What Milgauss is this? No lightening bolt second hand?
Ok /wt/.Tell me about Grand Seiko. From everything I've researched so far they seem to be very well made, and respected amongst watch enthusiasts. I would love it if someone could explain spring drive to me and why it is such a big deal. How do they stack up to rolex, Tudor, omega, etc? I would really like to get a gmt, but I am unsure which at the moment.
>>13983460The strong point in GS is the finishing which is why boomers tell you to buy one if you want to impress yourself and buy a Rolex if you want to impress others.Springdrive is a quartz regulated mechanical movement, the gimmick there is the perfectly smooth sweep of the second hand and that's pretty much it.
>>13983460>>13983570Spring Drive is also very accurate compared to traditional mechanical movements, which (to me anyway) is part of the appeal.
>>13983582>quartz regulatedI think that is a given.The thing with that is that many mechanical purists / swiss lever escapement facts will just see it as a quartz watch and therefore evil and corrupted.
>>13983586swiss lever escapement fags*
>>13983586To you and me, yeah. To people asking what the big deal about spring drive is perhaps not.. Just stating the obvious in case anon was unaware of the impactions quartz has.
>>13983605I am unaware of the pitfalls of quartz. What are the alternatives? Silicon?
>>13983611Quartz ia good. Downsides are that it typically requires a battery, but that isn't an issue with spring drive, and that the hands on quartz movements tick once per second. This is triggering to many people that want smooth sweeping hands, which is again something that is not an issue with spring drive.Downsides to spring drive is that watches with spring drive movements start at 2 grand, and that's not even the Grand Seiko ones.
>>13982617The shop looks like the sort of place that'd sell second hand electronics. I'd expect something bigger/swankier if I was buying a gold patek
>>13982999shinobi of the hidden sand?
>>13982617not my taste, if he likes it cool but one thing I don't like is that he doesn't know much about anything he buys except market values. buys a 488 gets rims for it which is already a joke and hates the idea of actual sport driving or anything related to it
>>13984287Isn't that the point you moron?
>>13982711>This is preferred by most normal people tbqh, especially outside of America..Except for UAE, China, India, etc etc
>>13984259Truly an iconic watch
>>13983638>>13983570I saw some low end quartz Grand Seikos in a boutique the other day. That ugly, clunky tick looked horrific. I honestly don’t understand why they bother at all to make those. Why not just stick to the automatics?
>>13984322Thanks, TristanoHave a good one, ciao
>>13984332It's easy money.
What are your favorite YouTube channels?are the any more channels similar to Jeffrey mcmahon
guessing they only sold this in japan?
>>13985027meant to reply to:>>13984259
>>13984278458>488 who would buy a 488 lmao
>>13984916PEWDIEPIEPLS SUBSCRIBE BRO AND JOIN THE BRO ARMY TO BEAT T SERIES!
>>13985027Yeap, that's a jdm only
This thread is slower than a snail. Everyone moved to the discord?
>>13985714Threadsplitting faggots spammed 300 threads so all the posts are fragmented.
>>13985768Why do people prefer the GS troll threadsplits?It is the content /fa/ needs apparently.
Not my best watch bit it's what I have on today. Opinions on bulova? I think it's a good entry point watch.
>>13985987Give it to the guy who mows your lawn.
>>13985987my man you is a thicc ginger boy worry about something else
>>13985987I think they are fairly good, not as great as they used to be, but still ok.
>mfw retards in the last thread claimed spring drive uses batteries. >they don't know anything about the thing they're whining about
>>13986658Trolls gonna troll, just ignore the shit
>>13986658They were so sure of it too kek.
>>13983460>>respected amongst watch enthusiastsFucking kek'd
>>13983460Don't listen to these local autists and trolls.GS is respected among watchguys and that will not change no matter how much tudorfag tries to tell you otherwise
Just copped this, thoughts?
>>13986658spring drive doesn't but seiko also invented a new mechanical/quartz hybrid movement that did in the early 00'sthey market it as a kinetic movement, i own one, you need to replace the capacitor ones every few years but it's far more accurate than any other mechanical or psuedo mechanical movement
>>13988168Why not just go regular quartz? Kinetic is a useless gimmick
>>13983051SCED line. Loads of different colours
>>13985027Metal case? What's the ref?
>>13988889>Metal case?It's a Casio..
Any recommendations? Looking for a all gold, thin, large faceI can pull it off
>>13989609My man, for me, it's the Patek Philippe Golden Ellipse reference number 5738R-001.
>>13989087Some old casios have metal cases. That one looks old, so I asked.
>>13988889>>13989796It's a159 and the case is chrome plated plastic
>>13989620That's a ladies watch
Is buying a quatrz Zodiac for a meme factor alone a good idea?
>>13990445No. Modern zodiac has almost nothing to do with the old brand.
>>13983655It's used watches if I remember correctly so you got it right
>>13984332Clunky how? I've got a Casio I use and the only problem I have is that the seconds don't always line up
It has appeared that l have come to a very difficult desicion.Should l get an Oris Aquis, Fortis Stratoliner, or pic related?
>>13988172Dad would have the Datejust.I don't know why anyone would ever buy that Seiko.
>>13990916You get the seamaster. That is not a difficult decision at all.
>>13990395you're a retard
>>13990916Get the Seamaster. How is that a difficult decision?
>>13991810The seamaster is fucking shitter you know
>>13992572Better than the other options.
Should I get Seiko snk803 or snk809?
>>13993038I have both. The 803 color is a little band-aidy. Would probably only keep the 809 if I had to choose
>at wally world, see little Casio>go to pay>Cashier Mohammed pick it up, and scans it>pauses>looks at the watch with a smile>"I remember these from my home. I did not know we sold these here."He looked like he had some fond memories around these little watches.
>>13994647They're popular among amateur electronics enthusiasts in the muslim world for some reason.
>>13995267> electronics enthusiasts
>>13995267cheap, reliable, waterproofed for solat, useful in electronics hobbies
Just financed this for 72 months at crown and caliber, it came today. did I do good?
>>13996776If you cannot buy a watch outright you should not buy it at all.
>Bell & Ross Function WatchRate mine and I'll rate yours
>>13996776>tfw just financed this for 863 months
This is my watch collection.r8, h8, masturb8
>>13996776You best be trolling son.
post a pic of the most expensive watch you have bought and others offer an opinion on it
>>13997714A nice watch ruined by awful hands
Should l get a speedmaster in hesalite or sapphire? pls respond
>>13998009You uncouth inept piece of shit. You get the hesalite glass with the manual wind and NO displayback.
>>13998009hesalite if you want any resale value
>>13988163Oozes 90s, literally head of its retro times, these anons will be eating them up in 5-10yrs
>>13997605Bought it because I wanted a beater when riding my bike, but now I like it too much so I'm thinkg about buying a casio f91w
>>13998906If this really is your most expensive watch, I salute you, oh enlightened one!
>>13998915I'm a frugal man and I like spending money when it's necessary. Also I like the quartz accuracy and having alarms. Maybe in the future I will get a g-shock or something gud.
Tissot Visodate ( white dial ) or Seiko SARB033?
>>13998182what if I want to see the back?
>>13999726The movement is not worthy of a display back you inept piece of shit.
>>13998906Are you me? I bought one for $40 and liked it too much to use it as a beater. I ended up getting an a158 as beater.
>>13999746Your horns are not worthy of display either, Archie.
>>13999746The whole watch is not worthy of display
>>13999756I just got one of these little fucks. Neat beater, but damn does it pull hairs.
>>14000222I've always heard that was a problem, but it's never happened to me.
>>14000222Do you find yourself using the pocketknife often enough to justify having one with you at all times? Also, how are those benchmade knifes?
just joined the amphibia meme team ladsjust need a nylon strap
>>14000248I use it every other day or so. Definitely one of the things I get mad when I forget because every, fucking, time, I forget it I need it. I really like my BMs, the axis locking system is bar none the best locking system. Even my low profile BM is easy to open and close regardless of how thick my gloves are. The mini-crooked river is great for edc because normies think it's just another "harmless " fudd knife and don't lose their shit if you use it in public. Stock they does come with a shity clip, but BM swapped it out for the deep carry one for me right then and there when I picked it up in Oregon City, for free.
>>14000247I only get it with mesh bracelets and this watch's.
>>14000247My pocket knife can adjust my watches strap, cut open packages whenever I need, undo Flathead and Philips screws, and I don't have a gun yet so self defense I guess. Oh yeah, and it looks cool.>>14000264Maybe you can switch it with a rubber f91w strap?
>>13982582>>13982635You can find this exact watch on ebay so there you go.
>>14000438He is looking for a new watch and not vintage slavshit
>>13982582Bambinos are close, though not exact.
>>13982582Daniel Wellington shitters are pretty similar.
>>14000725>Daniel WellingtonYeah, solied /fa/ advice right there
>>13999756I have that exact same knife. Where are you from?
>>14001145Canada. I found it in a car I bought.
Squale 20 Atmos. Rolex rip off or acceptable?
is there any EU dealer selling Rolex / Omega and CHARGING in USD and not EUR/GBP?
>>14001230I like it.
>>13999726You'll regret not getting the classic hesalite model. If you're looking at Moonwatches, you want the real authentic version, why would you settle for an imitation?
Why are there so many watch threads? Can you guys stick to one and let the others archive?
>>14001256they keep being moved from /g/
>>13996776>Financing a watchA car I get it actually serves a practical purpose of getting you to places you still shouldn't really finance a car and just buy a shitbox but a fucking watch?
>>14001256Because if you don't like the pic in the new thread, make a new one. Also, at 150 posts a thread is considered old
>>14001396Need a watch to get to work on time to get paid in the first place
I love digis!
>>14001564Post more of the timex analdigi
>>14001681I don't have more right now. It's a Timex V cell, very preety watch. To bad the analogue dial is starting to malfunction.
>>14001694Ok, is the casio anadigi stainless? Looks nice
>>14001701I thought it was when I bought it but is plastic, not even resin. The timex is.
>>14001564Interesting collection, wont get much love from the autists here, but it's good you know what you like
>>14001396cars depreciate. rolexes do not.
rate me /fa
>>14001727Thank you. I really enjoy finding this sort of watches and then trying to make them work and shine.
Found my new grailhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ieOc6AEpBio
>>14001737these threads belong on /g//fag/ isnt working
>>14001744Would love to be on /g/, but we'll have to be gracious to our special boy tudorfag for showing us the /fa/ way
>>14001755Wait what's wrong with tudor?
>>14001769Make a watch thread on /g/ and you will see
Just bought pic related, it's my first automatic piece. Thought this was a pretty decent entry point and apparently, aside from the bracelet and crystal, it's supposed to be on par with much, much more expensive watches.Invicta seems to have a pretty questional reputation but I couldn't care less what elitist who spend thousands of shekels think.Has a Seiko movement (NH35A).
>>14001801Why didn't you just get a seiko
>>14001832Because it’s a Seiko
>>14001832The only Seiko in that price segment would've been a SNXS77/SNXS79K but apparently the 7S26 movement is not quite as good as the NH35A. Looks wise I liked both of them equally, so I went with the Invicta.
Citizen watches that look like the citizen chronomasters but aren't $2-3k?
what do you think of this watch?
>>14002011Used chronomasterCitizen's modern design on their low end watches is very different from their chronomaster design. I suppose you might be able to find a leopard or some other vintage thing that looks similar but I wouldn't necessarily count on it.
>>14002268It's trash and your trash
>>14002268Needs a black date window, otherwise good
>>14002011>2k>quartz shitWHAT THE FUCKwhy not save up and buy an omega or a rolex?why put yourself in this scam
>>14002284> Quartz, must be bad
>>14002288all the reviews ive searched for so far are made by 3rd worlders the fuck is this watch again?
>>1400228810 dollar casios are powered by quartzfor 2 grand you can get cartier or tagwhat the hell are you doing man
>>14002303$15 mushroom brand watches are powered by mechanical, why would you buy a Cartier or Tag
>>14002011get yourself a rolex or seamaster first before you even dare spending 2 grand on a watch
can you please recommend me a good non digital watch <$200?
>>14002387poorfag guide at imgur a/NFMXDuK
Is the seiko snk793 good? Or is there a better option in that price range
I want an IWC Pilot so fucking bad FUCK I JUST WANT ONE!
>>13982080>>13983442The reference # is in the filename you newfags
>>13998009I have the sapphire. I like the way both models look, but the display case back is too gorgeous to pass on.
black dials or blue dials for AP royal oak?I'm tall. always wear mostly gray button up shirt. and long sleeve shirt I always wear jeans.
Selling my snowflake, speedy reduced and my 16233 two tone datejust. Might sell the vintage jdms I have as well so i can have some more $$$ for a house deposit. In going to have one half decent watch (not something already in the collection) and put the rest towards the house The question is what do I get?
>>14002268Orient watches can be a thick. Usually around 12-13mm, even if the dressier ones. It's an alright watch. But I personally go a vintage seiko, but if you're a noob vintage might not be the best >>14002387Orient bambino, seiko king quartz, used seiko turtle>>14002568Kinda want an IWC dress watch>>14002752Try if possible to suss them out in person, I'd personally go the black, but the blue does look amazing as well, I'm just a black dial kinda guy. I know someone selling a blue dialed over in Australia, since they can be kinda hard to acquire I thought I'd let you know
>>14002780The question is what do you want and how much are you willing to spend.
>>14003015Less than 5k AussieCan be new or used
>>13996453the question is through some sort of hapanstance did that watch make it on osama
>>14002780The Snowflake dial looks like a gigantic dandruff flake
>>14002780Get a 9f quartz
I want to add Grand Seiko to my collection. Which models are most iconic? Their catalogue is somewhat confusing and their models are kinda all over the place. Also is servicing GS also as hard as they say? I also want smaller sized watches so 42mm diameter maximum.Why the fuck are there 3 watch generals at the same time.
>>14003150Craig Shipp is selling his gs titanium diver for 5000USD so act quick. In one of his latest livestreams, his friend Steve who is a GS AD said that the diver is the second best seller after the snowflake apart from the special editions.
>>14003173>46mmnot for me>craig shippliterally who
>>14003173leather hats are for poser faggots
Can I get an ID on this Orient? Is it worth it?
>>14003218Get the yellow gshock instead
I just had the dumbest person in the entire world in the store. Explaining that the watch is solar powered, and the lume is also charged by light, along with the entire concept of the power reserve indicator was the most difficult job of my career so far.
>>14003263Also naturally he liked sports, and the watch was a soccer team special edition.
>>14003275Worse than I expected, yuck. Do you own a shop? Are you the watch repairer guy?
>>14003280I work in a jewery store.
>>14003324nice, what do you sell? What brands, also.
>>14003376I repair, but the store sells typical mallshit. Q&Q, Casio (unfortunately G-Shocks are a different supplier so we don't have them), Doxa, Maserati (shitter), Daniel Klein (MASSIVE shitter), and Citizen. Citizen is the best brand we have, though the supplier only gives us common, uninteresting mallshit. Lots of Eco-Drives, radio-controller, titanium, but no automatics and no divers.
>>14003394how's the work environment? any watch enthusiasts?
>>14003399Every 100th customer is a watchfag, ballpark.
>>14003448what about your coworkers?
>>14003218The 3 star range is the Orient equivalent to the Seiko 5.
why do you have to wait 3 years to get a brand new sub if you buy straight from the dealer?
>>14003471because you're not the only one that wants one
>>14003483but its so expensivehow come so many people can afford rolexes?
>>14003080C O P EO PE
>>14003492what a retarded question, fuck off
>>14002284>>14002317The point is to not spend 2k on a quartzI just want the finishing for cheap
>>14003496why so madyou cant afford a rolex or something
>>14003047Just get a Rolex Explorer 114270. It's literally the best option for owg(one watch guys)
Happy late new year everybody!Can't say my Holidays weren't nice((also stop posting my IWC Portofino thx))
>>14003547>tfw you forget what year it is
>>14001799It's a fine watch. Once you start caring about watch design (an autist like the rest of us), the blatant rolex rip off design will bother you.
Opinions on the new navitimer 1? It's only 38mm unlike most breitlings so fits a wristlet like me
>>14003642The new Navitimer is cool, but I think it's not a real Navitimer without a Chronometer.If you're a wristlet, Breitling isn't really the brand you should go for.
>>14003642Modern Breitling is not worth it. Utter shit.
i got paid yesterday. do i buy this, a gun or a new computer? ill be getting all 3 regardless in the near future
>>14003676Why is that? I've heard that breitling have been struggling recently but don't know why
>>13984259Everyone and their dog use this nowdays.
>>14003686you're overthinking it. people just plain dont want the designs they are putting out
>>14003684Computer, those are 50$ when plastic
>>14003657That is a chronometer, you mean chronograph.
>>14003714Well you're paying for the:NameResearch and development of In house movementsQuality assuranceObservatory certificationManufacture by white people (if you count the Swiss as people)Accuracy And again the name rolex
>>14003766>Observatory certificationI thought rolex had their own certification
>>14003766>Observatory certificationThe what
>>14003714Theoretically more durable More accurateROLEXROLEXROLEXROLEXProbably has some QCBut an automatic watch is not the place to ask for value per dollar considering you could tweak a Seiko 5 to be on point (or break a few first, but you'd have to be really hamfisted)
>>13982435Not a fan
>>14001728>cars depreciate. rolexes do not.only if you manage to keep it pristinei.e not actually using it
>>14003803Are you serious?
>>14003714The baton hands Seiko 5 are top tier as fuck.
>>14003766Don’t forget after sales.
>>14003202This is where they'll find you...
>>14003492They can't afford them. They are buying steel sports rolexes as investments thinking they will go up in value but they are going to get burned.
>>14003803>>14001728>>14003808I'm looking at getting a 70's Air-King in the 2000€ range. Is than an increase or decrease in price? I suppose the answer is also an answer to your argument.
>>14003714Handwinding: $4000Stop lever: $950
>>14003684Just make sure you have the gun before the watch if you live in a rough area.
A customer bought it in to get it cleaned up and running. He intends to sell it. Should I buy it and fix it up completely? What do these normally go for? Reference is m154-4019. It even has the original box.
>>14004023>What do these normally go for?nothing from the bin, the price of a bolt cutter if the bin has a lock
>>14004023What price is he asking?
>>14004114Nothing concrete yet. There's one of the exact reference on Ebay in better condition for $80. I'm willing to offer that. At least this one I already know what issues it has that need to be fixed.
>>14004149I think the old fart is crazy if he doesn't sell it for $80
>>14003904Imagine having photos of an old man saved on your devices.
>>14004125>>14004143Gonna repost this here since no one was any help in the other thread.
>>14002780How much you selling the Snowflake for?
>>14003178Razor blade handle merchant/peddler
>>14004229You're telling me in a world where this exists that my idea is the most autistic?
>>14004240thats badass youre just fucking stupid
>>14003452Idk what that means
>>14004240does that little ayy lmao have a peepee?
>>14000256based what case/face id you get?
>>14004206Don't know, I didn't know at first that he was planning to sell it, so I told him there are LC's on Ebay for 6-700€. But I also did tell him that his exact model is only $80. I was trying to sell him on having it brought back to working order.
>>14004262It's the most basic entry level range the brand sells.
>>14003803>being this retardedbusted up submariners from the 80's are selling for 12 grand on ebay. those were bought originally for 1k retail.
>>14004506Only acceptable case.Now just mod the hell out of it.
Help me /wt/. Name a good 80's watch that isn't a Rolex, slavshit, or a 7A-series Seiko. Ironically commies managed to delay their quartz crisis through their planned economy, so they were still mostly making pretty good mechanicals in the 80's.
>>13982617Absolutely awful taste.
>>14004746>Only acceptable case.My opinion too, lot of ugly ones.>Now just mod the hell out of it.I was thinking of swapping to a blue bezel. Probably should have ordered it at the same time, but it was a gift and I picked out the one I wanted.
>>140042256k aussie with box papers and in excellent condition
>>14005037>spent rollie money on a seiko>:^)
>>140050576k aussie will only get you a datejust here or maybe a lousy condition explorer 1
>>14005083Interesting, that's about $4300 USD which is almost exactly what I paid for an excellent condition Explorer 1 in the US. It must be pretty rough living on kagraroo dollars, everything sounds expensive.I'm not really looking for a new watch right now, but that's probably not a bad deal especially since the used market for GS is pretty small.
>>14005105Yeah, rolex submariners are going for $8500 us dollars The original dial snowflake wont be hard to get rid of at least in watch circles I'm in. it's a great watch, better than my datejust. But I dont like the combo of the 41mm size and the lack of micro adjustments (only had half links for adjustments)
>>14005037The new face is superior in my opinion. The giant SEIKO doesn't really do it for me.I'd offer 4500 aud, but I feel like you wouldn't be interested.
>>14005147Polished to shit fluted bezel...
>>14006047Just the way the light is catching the gold
Is this effay?Will I look like Micheal from Vsauce if I wear this?
>>14005057That's like saying "You spent bmw money on a mercedes"
>>14006348More like Mercedes money on a Lexus.
>>14006357Well trueI don't get it how some people insist gs on the same level as cheap seikosDo you seriously think that one company is only capable of manufacturing watches in a certain price range or quality?
>>14006367They’re absolutely bland. Grand Seikos are polished up Seikos, good execution, but at the end of the day, it’s still a Seiko.
Can I get good B-Uhr replica below 1k$ ?I really like Stowa and Laco ones, but can't justify the price yet.
>>14006387Check out Parnis, they make homages of those
Damn, none of those look perfect, most are missing some key points like blued steel and no logo.But I guess it's fair for $150 chink brand.Looks like you can contact them and ask for some changes in design though.Thanks, anon, I'll consider those
>>14006439Stop thread splitting retards >>14001613>>14001613>>14001613
I’m posting this in all watch threads. I work at the Shinola HQ. It’s all a scam - DO NOT buy a Shinola and buckle up for the inevitable crash and burn of this piece of shit company. Pic related.
>>14006450This guy is the thread splitter, he has done it multiple times, he makes all threads with [blabla bla] formulaThis is the actual thread>>14006437
>>14006587Yup, pic related. The woman is Detroit and the shoes at $900 quartz watches
>>14006598>900 for quartzjesus
>>14006387don't buy a replica just buy a homage
>>13982026those big ones with the side buttons are really neat, I like the asymmetry
>>14006387Laco has a cheap range of Fliegers, they have Jap movements and say Laco on the dial.They have a type B.
>>14004506I like it. I got the blue scuba dude but I wouldn't mind getting the black version of that.
>>14008082This face does look a little busy IRL, black might be better, and it needs a new bezel. It's pretty ridiculous, but was looking at mods and already I'm thinking about getting the case abrasive blasted to dull the finish, but I think a new bezel and strap should probably be enough to reduce the shinyness.
>>14008106Honestly the boctoks can look pretty nice with some mods but for me part of the appeal is how goofy they are. That being said, most faces/cases transcend quaint to straight up shit. What strap and bezel you thinking?
>>14008169Nothing radical, a blue nylon strap and a blue bezel, or maybe a plain steel one, still undecided
Imagine the smell...
>>14008218Sounds good buddy. I got mine on a orange silicon strap but I've always wondered what it's look like on the mesh strap they sell on meranom