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Oyster Upgrade

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

One way to make a good watch into a great watch is to upgrade the bracelet. A watch I really love is my Seiko Pepsi. It is one of the first watches I purchased and looks awesome on the wrist. The downside is that is came on pretty flimsy folded link bracelet. It looks okay, […]

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Vintage vs. Modern

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

Vintage Vs. Modern As you may have noticed, my collection of watches is split between modern and vintage pieces. Why? The are many reasons, cost, style, practicality, and general coolness sums up why I have both types. Why modern? With a modern watch, you get a watch with features that are lacking in a vintage […]

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Watch Buying Guide (on the cheap)

Friday, November 23rd, 2007

Just because you are buying an inexpensive watch doesn’t mean you shouldn’t expect some quality. Here is what you should look for when buying any watch at any price: When buying a watch, pick the watch up and feel the weight. Does it feel dense, or does it feel too light for it’s size? If […]

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