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    It hasnít diminished my interest of course, otherwise I wouldnít be here. The big change is that most of the watches I read about are those that I will never own, whereas previously I could have...
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    Yes, itís been quite a change over the years.
  3. Thread: Paudge

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    Cathal O'Shannon was the interviewer. Lots of...

    Cathal O'Shannon was the interviewer. Lots of other reportage here:
    https://www.rte.ie/archives/profiles/oshannon-cathal/

    I find it difficult to follow Paudge at times - what is he saying about...
  4. Thread: Toasters

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    I went for this one recently: ...

    I went for this one recently:

    https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B0833NW6SJ/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o06_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

    Seems well put together, and the crumb tray is actually positioned...
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    What sad news. Goodbye Dougie.

    What sad news.

    Goodbye Dougie.
  6. Thread: Banana Bread

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    I use this - there is a tremendous amount of guff...

    I use this - there is a tremendous amount of guff before the recipe itself is given, but it works very well. Buttermilk is key I think.

    https://sallysbakingaddiction.com/best-banana-cake/

    I...
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    There are steel sleeves inside the central links.

    There are steel sleeves inside the central links.
  8. Thread: Folding Bikes

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    I think it is fair to say that if you can see a...

    I think it is fair to say that if you can see a way to increase your initial outlay, it will save you grief in the longer run. A Brompton for £570 is pretty good...

    Something like the B-Twin...
  9. Thread: Folding Bikes

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    If you donít need to use it on public transport, folded size isnít that important so that negates one of the big advantages of the Brompton, even if it was within budget.

    Is Halfords on your work...
  10. Thread: Folding Bikes

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    What is your budget? The Brompton is the best...

    What is your budget?

    The Brompton is the best option if your priority is size when folded - e.g. to meet requirements to bring it on the tube. Thatís one reason why their resale value is so good....
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    What a great watch to have owned from new for 20...

    What a great watch to have owned from new for 20 years, wonderful.

    Were you interested in watches then - that is, as a collector? Or did you just happen to make an excellent choice of 21st...
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    Absolutely fantastic - thanks Magirus! Relaxing...

    Absolutely fantastic - thanks Magirus! Relaxing to watch, too. The handlebar grips!

    Interesting that he didnít add washers anywhere, but they werenít there to begin with I guess. Iíve subscribed.
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    Still works - cheers!

    Still works - cheers!
  14. Thread: Tropic Straps

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    Hi all, I am in need of something nice for my...

    Hi all, I am in need of something nice for my 6105.

    This watch spent a long period (a year, 18 months maybe) unworn before I recently started to wear it again. The strap was a WJean chocolate...
  15. Thread: FRIDAY...April 30

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    Photo from a couple of days ago - enjoying this...

    Photo from a couple of days ago - enjoying this one very much:

    https://dl.dropbox.com/s/0hhvutkkn3a0ylw/2021-04-28%2017.20.39.jpeg?dl=0
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    Are the other models also gold? I wonder if Rolex...

    Are the other models also gold? I wonder if Rolex disapprove because the dial is exclusive to precious metal models and is seen as an unseemly upgrade?

    But then it was fitted by a Rolex dealer so...
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    Thanks Mitch. In that case, by my...

    Thanks Mitch.

    In that case, by my understanding of all the preceding, this is what is required:

    https://www.hswalsh.com/product/miyota-5y30-quartz-watch-movement-mzmiy5y30

    £4.20!
  18. Thread: Show your Seikos.

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    https://dl.dropbox.com/s/0hhvutkkn3a0ylw/2021-04-2...

    https://dl.dropbox.com/s/0hhvutkkn3a0ylw/2021-04-28%2017.20.39.jpeg?dl=0
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    They did a whole range with that branding on the...

    They did a whole range with that branding on the dial: "Club La Mer. Urban Traditional - for exciting professionalsĒ

    I get it, but I think they should have consulted on that one :-)

    Thanks...
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    Thanks both. I shall try Vintage Time. In...

    Thanks both.

    I shall try Vintage Time.

    In the meantime, I have been in contact with a watchmaker (Simon Gould) who feels it is likely that he can source a suitable replacement module, but...
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    Citizen quartz replacement module

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    This well-worn little Citizen is of great sentimental value to my partner. It is going through batteries at a fair rate so I’ve been investigating whether a new movement might be a...
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    So good to see it coming together. What a machine...

    So good to see it coming together. What a machine it will be.
  23. Thread: Friday 23rd April

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    Another thread reminded me that it was time I...

    Another thread reminded me that it was time I wore this late 60s Omega Constellation again, and to have another quick go at capturing the starburst finish:
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    Very, very nice indeed, Tetlee.

    Very, very nice indeed, Tetlee.
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    1967 / 68 Constellation, 168 017, grey starburst...

    1967 / 68 Constellation, 168 017, grey starburst dial. Well preserved, if I say so myself, and keeps extremely good time following service - a few years ago now - by Duncan at Genesis.
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