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Postby captain_stu » Fri Dec 29, 2006 8:09 am

waiting for somebody to say that
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Postby coldharvest » Fri Dec 29, 2006 10:39 am

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Yeah but Sri's from Manitoba so he's not joking around.
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Postby Lotus7Productions » Fri Dec 29, 2006 10:56 pm

Sri Lanky wrote:Sundial.

Dammit Sri. Someone already made that joke. Back on like page 2 or something. Quit boostin yer post count lol
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Postby Sri Lanky » Sun Dec 31, 2006 1:17 am

Yeah,but mine is a Movado.
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Postby Lotus7Productions » Wed Jan 03, 2007 2:56 pm

Sri Lanky wrote:Yeah,but mine is a Movado.

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Postby jetdrvr » Sat Jan 27, 2007 5:11 am

Rolex Submariner. I have worn one for over thirty years in some really nasty spots. Nobody ever cut my arm off for it. It will take one hell of a beating and work. Plus, it's good for get-out-of-jail money in certain circumstances anywhere in the world.
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Postby khalampre » Sun Jan 28, 2007 6:59 pm

From 9-6 I have a Movado, and after work I put on a G shock that I found in the woods at Ft. Benning about seven years ago. Can someone please tell me why Movado is such an expensive watch? I got mine from my aunt that is a jeweler, and her price was $1,000. It is nothing special (stainless with a white face), but I did not start wearing it until about two years ago because I was afraid that I would mess it up.
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Postby jetdrvr » Tue Jan 30, 2007 9:00 pm

Same thing goes for Rolex. I paid $500.00 for my first Submariner back in 1978. Last one I bought was in '92, and it's still going strong, after some serious abuse. I seem to recall that one was around $2200.00

I heard the other day that they are up to $4500.00 That is just a little insane for a 32 jewel chronometer made of plain jane stainless. I would never spend that on another one, so I hope this one lasts until I'm dead. It is, after all, only a watch.

I always wore one so that I could raise emergency cash in some shithole if I got in too deeply. Now that I'm retired, although I did do a Buffalo hunt in Tanzania in September, I mainly wear it for old time's sake. (No pun intended).
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Postby armsdealer » Fri Feb 16, 2007 5:21 am

+1 on HoboMan's recommendation - Suunto is the way to go. I've owned Vectors, Observers, and their GPS watch and have been impressed by all. Great customer service and warranty (2 years). You can pick them up on eBay from time to time relatively cheap, or wait until the SHOT Show in Vegas next February where they sell them from their booth at cost.

An honorable mention goes to those plain black & white U.S. Government tritium watches (Watch, Wrist, Navigators, NSN 6645-01-364-4042) we used to buy with Class IX dollars. Great field watches.
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Postby nowonmai » Sat Feb 17, 2007 1:17 pm

I'm still using a Russian military watch of Cold War era. Works well enough, and amuses me every time I check the time. We won, and I stole your watch.
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Postby Fenrisco » Sun Feb 18, 2007 7:27 am

CWC RN diver's watch. Relatively new, so no word on longevity - although it survived a motorbike smash a couple of months ago without a scratch. Tougher than a Nissan Cefiro's wing mirror, certainly.
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Postby gr8ful1 » Thu Feb 22, 2007 7:14 pm

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Postby redharen » Thu Feb 22, 2007 10:51 pm

Casio G-Shock
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Postby rickshaw92 » Fri Feb 23, 2007 12:32 pm


One of these bad boys Nowonmai?
Im reallly fuclimg pissed but fespite that I can still hit a tarfet at 1000m plus. mayVRVe bnot tonight but it qint beyond the wit if man. Nowhammy.
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Postby Buzzsaw » Tue Mar 13, 2007 5:12 pm

HoboMan wrote:I better not get shit for this...a Sunto Vector. It's just an awesome watch. I go through one every three years or so and they send me a new one for $80. I'm on my third. That thing can take a beating.

I have one of those too. I'm wearing it right now, in fact. It's pretty dorky looking but I manage to pull it off.
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