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Archive for March, 2009

Back from vacation.

Sunday, March 29th, 2009

Went down to the Great Smoky Mountains region in Tennessee.  A lot of driving and we did get some shopping in.  I was able to check out a few watches while I was there. Went to an Orvis store.  Their main business is outdoor stuff, but they also have a decent selection of watches: It […]

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Changing tastes

Saturday, March 14th, 2009

Went through my list of watches that I ‘want’ and realized some really don’t appeal to me a much now.  I like a few new ones, as you can see below, and I want to pick more bands/bracelets as opposed to collecting more watches. New watches that I like: Seiko SNZF17K1 5 sprots. The SNZF17K1. […]

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Ah, complications. What are they and what do they do? Well, in the watch world, complications are anything beyond the telling the time of day. This can include a second hand, since you really don’t need one. Some complications are great, almost needed, others just add to the expense of the watch. Here is what […]

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A wonderful, watch filled birthday.

Sunday, March 8th, 2009

Got lots of fun watch related toys for my birthday. First off is a Modena brand silicone band for my Orange Bullet: The bold orange really compliments the orange face of the watch, it is a pretty close match.  It is very comfortable to wear and is very soft silicone rubber.  It also has a […]

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