Monthly Archives: February 2008

Rich man watches that I like

I do really appreciate watches that most can afford, however, I do occasionally venture to the dark side and look at watches in the $1,000+ range. It is still my belief that you really experience diminishing returns over $500 or … Continue reading

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Grail Watch

Most watch collectors have one (or a few) “Grail” watches. This is the watch you really really want, but for one reason or another, usually money, you usually don’t have that watch. For me, it is a rather modest watch, … Continue reading

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Simple watch

In case I don’t get this as a gift, I like the SNK789 Seiko 5. I have it on my master list, but I found on eBay, if you get it with a metal bracelet instead of leather, it is … Continue reading

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Sedentary lifestyle revealed in wrist watches

I have seen quite a few complaints on automatic watches online pertaining to the watch stopping at inopportune times.  The owners often admit they live a sedentary lifestyle.  I was wondering, how sedentary do you have to be to not … Continue reading

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Durability

I was talking to a co-worker during a training session, and I noticed he was wearing a Seiko 5 (Automatic Watch) which was well worn.  He told me it was 10 years old now, and still works great with no … Continue reading

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The Grand List

My birthday is coming up, so I am trying to narrow down what I want to ask for. They are all automatics, I have decided against battery operated chronographs. Here are the top 13 watches I would like next, in … Continue reading

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TLC

Spent the time to clean up my Kinetic watch.  It is a very nice watch and gleams like new again. I took off the bracelet and soaked it in a jewelery cleaner and then soaked and cleaned the watch itself.  … Continue reading

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As always, looking, and first impressions.

Went to Kohls the other day to look at chronographs. Not entirely convinced if I should get one, or just stick with getting more automatics. I really do like autos. I did spot a really nice looking Seiko SNAA63 for … Continue reading

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