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    32.768 vibrations per second (2 to the 15th). ...

    32.768 vibrations per second (2 to the 15th).

    The tuning forks only had some 300 hz instead of 32 khz (approx 100 times as many vibrations per second.
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    The design in itself is quite bland and not worth...

    The design in itself is quite bland and not worth the vitriol as you write. However, this coming from one of the big three and being offered at 39.500 -175.000 USD is not ridiculous but outrageous.
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    I do understand his posts. AP really f-ed up here...

    I do understand his posts. AP really f-ed up here and that cannot come as a surprise.

    The way they keep cheering about 8 yrs of development only makes things worse.

    At this pricelevel people...
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    The crystal is just another stolen idea. Moser...

    The crystal is just another stolen idea.
    Moser et Cie should be credited for that.

    All in all a horrid thing, utter lack of inspiration @AP.
    Very, very disappointing.

    23:59, the name says it...
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    Terrible design. At this pricepoint the...

    Terrible design.

    At this pricepoint the question really boils down to:
    WHAT were they thinking?

    These dials are so incredibly boring.
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    No parts will be interchangeable, so forget it....

    No parts will be interchangeable, so forget it.
    I assume this is a major reason for Omega not to just resume 321 production, but the current redevelopment with tomography. Engineered...
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    I am somewhat stunned. Nobody seems to realise...

    I am somewhat stunned.
    Nobody seems to realise all drawings, rights and information at Lemania are in the Swatch group. I see no problem whatsoever in just getting the rights that are easily...
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    VJ is much easier to do than Lemania 5100......

    VJ is much easier to do than Lemania 5100...
    (certainly because many watchmakers work on the 775x chrono's a lot and much less on the 5100)

    Happy New Year!
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    However, the picture is of a watch with a VJ 7750...

    However, the picture is of a watch with a VJ 7750 😉
  10. If I stopped wearing it, that would be the reason...

    If I stopped wearing it, that would be the reason to offer it up for sale. Wearing while selling would feel the other (wrong) way around, but hey, that is just me thinking.
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    For I dislike watches with a pens name on the...

    For I dislike watches with a pens name on the dial.
    I wouldn't buy an Omega fountain pen either.
    It feels wrong. Plus I liked Minervas offerings much much better than the later Montblanc designed...
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    My Meisterstück 149 is rather well built.
    I agree there are nicer pens out there, but what I've got from Montblanc works well (3 fountain pens, from the 90's, 2 from new).
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    The rebirth of the Manufacture Minerva. I much...

    The rebirth of the Manufacture Minerva.
    I much preferred Minerva (own one as well btw.), but must admit they have a couple of nice watches.

    Generally speaking though, Montblanc should stick to...
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    Indeed. First of all: it is between seller and...

    Indeed.

    First of all: it is between seller and buyer to determine the value of the watch in question.

    Secondly, after 18 months I wouldn't even remember what I paid for it.

    Thirdly, it is...
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    My IWC 1958 rose gold cal. 89, not just some gold...

    My IWC 1958 rose gold cal. 89, not just some gold watch you never wear but a gem that I really love to put on my wrist.

    My latest acquisition, a Halios 3th gen Seaforth with sapphire bezel, a very...
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    I went backpacking in Asia with my then GF - now...

    I went backpacking in Asia with my then GF - now wife - some 10 yrs ago. I used a Tissot T touch I bought second hand on some watch forum. It was cheap, it was scratched and it was perfect for the...
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    The 1911's used to be opened through the front...

    The 1911's used to be opened through the front (which usually is a guarantee for damaged screwheads and expensive replacement thereof). The El Primero Ebel chrono (Don Johnsons watch in Miami Vice)...
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    Watches are a hobby, they are bought with...

    Watches are a hobby, they are bought with disposable income that I can miss without having to cut down on other expenses for my family.

    I do own several cars, my watchcollection is more expensive...
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    I don't want Eddie to ban me, so I choose not to...

    I don't want Eddie to ban me, so I choose not to give my opinion on the Omega LTD. tactics.

    I think the watch in itself is ugly.
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    If it is in line with the TOS is irrelevant. It...

    If it is in line with the TOS is irrelevant.
    It is an illegal item, an IP infringement and hence legally forbidden.
  21. At the current price it is a bloody shame they...

    At the current price it is a bloody shame they don't use the proper movement, with column wheel: cal. 321.
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    Well, I think Henk is mainly correct. If you buy...

    Well, I think Henk is mainly correct.
    If you buy a 14 yr old car with no service history, do you think anything going wrong with it is the sellers problem? Dream on.

    I cannot understand people...
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    So what if it is a Rolex? The laws of physics...

    So what if it is a Rolex?
    The laws of physics apply!

    Watched need regular servicing, approx 1 x per 7 years in my experience.
    If you don't have it serviced, be prepared for more wear and the...
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    Many TomTom systems have warnings based on the...

    Many TomTom systems have warnings based on the locationservices. They are quite decent.
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    Ask Huertecilla.

    Ask Huertecilla.
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