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    If you might want to go exotic while not spending...

    If you might want to go exotic while not spending a lot now or in the future, you might try this Ebay seller from Vietnam of all places. I've never tried these but have seriously thought about it...
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    +1 --- I think that's very well said

    This is an interesting question actually.

    My gut tells me acrylic for two reasons:

    1. Sapphire is a great material for scratch resistance, but when it fails it fails catastrophically. On the...
  3. Thread: One for 2020

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    PC, I've always been under the impression that...

    PC,
    I've always been under the impression that the military aviation purposed "Type 48" dial/hand pattern used for most of the Mk XIs was these "obscure"(?/!/?) timepieces' most distinctive...
  4. Thread: One for 2020

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    Eddie, Ever since first getting into watches...

    Eddie,
    Ever since first getting into watches years ago, I've always held the original JLC/IWC Mark XI Navigator Grade Pilot's Watch as the ideal, and this one is aesthetically absolutely beautiful...
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    I imagine I might beat every poster on this...

    I imagine I might beat every poster on this thread in lacking actual diving experience, but for whatever it might be worth, my best guess would be to judge the best "divers watch" in the context of...
  6. Thread: Future plans

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    Eddie, Though I've been greatly impacted as to...

    Eddie,
    Though I've been greatly impacted as to spare time of late, I have had enough to look in and see all the new planned watch models you're gearing up for next and they're quite impressive. I...
  7. Thread: 36mm plays 37mm

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    Thanks on that as I was curious about it. Each...

    Thanks on that as I was curious about it. Each of the four very nice, but what first struck me was the very wide range in the sizes of these TFs --- from 36mm across X about 47mm on the lugs with an...
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    Anybody I've ever asked (I hope it was not more...

    Anybody I've ever asked (I hope it was not more like pestered) over the years to sell me one of Eddie's original 300 TF Precista PRS-53s, the watch that first drew me to Timefactors and TZ-UK, very...
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    Thanks for clarifying that and I can see your...

    Thanks for clarifying that and I can see your concerns, and especially as to a pass-through/one-piece canvas like the Haveston abrading against the sharper edges of the watch's lugs in daily wear. I...
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    Given that my experience with canvas watch straps...

    Given that my experience with canvas watch straps is the opposite of vast, having only had the chance to put to use one of Eddie's older TF 2-piece Canvas, I still have to say that particular single...
  11. Mr.W, Thank you on that comprehensive response...

    Mr.W,
    Thank you on that comprehensive response to my question----I hadn't realized so many factors were involved in getting the bezel problems these Seiko's can have sorted out. BTW, I think the...
  12. Hi Mr. Wozza, Seems to have turned out...

    Hi Mr. Wozza,
    Seems to have turned out beautifully and almost looks Seiko factory in that it lacks any of the "hacked &/or whacked" look some mods appear to me to have.

    As I think I've seen...
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    Type of acrylic crystal used foe ZEX?

    M&W,
    Hello to everybody here and I have a question if somebody could please enlighten me as to the answer.

    As many will likely remember as it was somewhat of a icon then and still, there was the...
  14. I'd been away from the Forum for months until...

    I'd been away from the Forum for months until recently and am just now sporadically catching up so was very unaware of these as a new TF project when I opened this thread earlier.

    If my own...
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    At least for me, its classic 1960's to later...

    At least for me, its classic 1960's to later sometimes wildly unconventional 70's aesthetics are not what made the original Jenny Caribbeans the ultimate dive watch design, it was, specifically, the...
  16. Thread: Strap Pin Tool

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    For whatever it's worth, OP (SimonM), I think...

    For whatever it's worth, OP (SimonM), I think you're carefully trying to do things the right way with your new watch and I think that is always far more the better part of the battle in learning all...
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    Nice battery of watches, but as I think that IWC...

    Nice battery of watches, but as I think that IWC in the middle would be the MkXII, that would be special.

    When I first got into watches years ago, I thought of that particular watch and its...
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    I wish at least one quality focused watch manufacturer would make genuine front-loading/screw-down crystal monocoque Jenny Caribbean case design divers and heavy-duty pilot/field/tool watches instead...
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    If you remember your post sale comments (Thanks,...

    If you remember your post sale comments (Thanks, BTW) on TtC's SC thread for this, I've got a vested interest in this looking lousy on your Damasko. But, I have to admit that I think it looks even...
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    I've been away from the forum for months until...

    I've been away from the forum for months until back a bit just recently so haven't been following this thread except in the barest terms.

    But, in hunting up something I was looking for I happened...
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    ^^ BTW, as a supplement to my post above (I...

    ^^ BTW, as a supplement to my post above (I know, you were wracked with concern it might not be long enough, right?), I'll add the following as a footnote:

    *As far as evaluating for yourself...
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    It's a beautiful clasp, and appears to me built...

    It's a beautiful clasp, and appears to me built like a critical part in the locking mechanism of a bank vault. I'm not personally a big fan of metal bracelets myself and haven't worn them for years,...
  23. Thread: Speedbird 4?

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    ^^ ...

    ^^
    https://forum.tz-uk.com/showthread.php?428628-New-Clasp
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    Thanks on that. I couldn't myself perceive or...

    Thanks on that. I couldn't myself perceive or discern the green or even the olive to it from my computer (well, maybe I did a little bit, but only AFTER you mentioned what it actually was), but...
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    ^^ Even if it's not so comfortable as leather or...

    ^^ Even if it's not so comfortable as leather or a NATO might be, I have to say it sure looks good on that
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