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    Re: The Ultimate Speedmaster "moon watch"?

    I received it along with a collection of papers and photographs. The crystal has a small scratch that the accompanying paperwork, signed by Sergei Zalyotin, states was received passing through the...
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    If you're going to pull the crown and stop the...

    If you're going to pull the crown and stop the watch, why not buy the automatic version? One of the primary benefits of a quartz is that it's always "ready to go".

    Kevin
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    According to this site: ...

    According to this site:

    http://www.dh.gov.uk/PublicationsAndStatistics/Publications/PublicationsPolicyAndGuidance/PublicationsPolicyAndGuidanceArticle/fs/en?CONTENT_ID=4133221&chk=TxHkqo

    A 12...
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    I really don't have any empirical evidence on the...

    I really don't have any empirical evidence on the supposed improvements in isochronism with the co-axial escapement. I reset mine every month or so, when usually it's a minute or two off.

    I...
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    Bingo. The time is irrelevant, what matters is...

    Bingo. The time is irrelevant, what matters is whether or not the food is correctly cooked.

    Get a digital themometer designed for the job, with a braided cable running to a probe inserted in the...
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    I don't have a photo handy, but my wife now...

    I don't have a photo handy, but my wife now drives my Jaguar Vanden Plas, what would be a Daimler in the UK. It's black too, as was the XJ6 I had before that! Didn't set out to buy black cars, just...
  7. Thread: Friday.

    by KCampbell
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    You know you've found a true grail watch when you...

    You know you've found a true grail watch when you don't wear anything else. In the 5 months since acquiring this it has been off my wrist only twice: once for a chrono when at the race track, once...
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    Not as new or fancy as HM's, but it is mine 8) ...

    Not as new or fancy as HM's, but it is mine 8)

    http://images18.fotki.com/v331/photos/5/510966/3640889/IMG_2686-vi.jpg

    No, you don't want to know what it gets to the gallon!

    Kevin
  9. Another postive vote for the TomTom Go units....

    Another postive vote for the TomTom Go units. I've got the 700 model, which (here) comes preloaded with the entire US and Canada maps.

    I've used it throughout WA, British Columbia, Arizona,...
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    Same as it ever was. ...

    Same as it ever was.

    http://images17.fotki.com/v12/photos/5/510966/1840408/IMG_2409detail-vi.jpg

    I guess you know you've found a keeper when you never wear anything else!

    Kevin
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    Problem is that timezones are geo-political...

    Good one. :lol: :lol: :lol:

    How many miles is a timezone?* ... you could be starting a new sport.

    john


    * At the equator. :wink:[/quote]

    Problem is that timezones are geo-political...
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    Sticky: Just another vote for a large enough crown, I too...

    Just another vote for a large enough crown, I too feel that both Speedbird II and PRS-14 have crowns that are too small.

    Kevin
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    Having owned this: ...

    Having owned this:

    http://www.adrem.net/photogallery/citizengmt4.jpg

    And this:

    http://www.adrem.net/photogallery/rxw3.jpg

    And this:
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    I used the soldering iron method on mineral...

    I used the soldering iron method on mineral crystal and it worked easily.

    Kevin
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    Very Nomos-esque, not a bad thing. Kevin

    Very Nomos-esque, not a bad thing.

    Kevin
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    The yellow hands are the business. Re-reading...

    The yellow hands are the business.

    Re-reading the manual I notice that it has a split timing feature too, great for lap times at the track! Combine that with a date, independantly settable hour...
  17. Thread: Fishy dial

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    Makes my eyes cross. Kevin

    Makes my eyes cross.

    Kevin
  18. Thread: Lunar Trip..

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    And I'm going on a Mission to Mars tonight! ...

    And I'm going on a Mission to Mars tonight!

    http://www.museumofflight.org/Display.asp?Page=CLC

    I'm participating as a chaperone for my son's school group on an overnight visit to the Museum of...
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    Here's the manual for the Chase version: ...

    Here's the manual for the Chase version:

    http://www.chase-durer.com/newsite/pdf/251262.pdf

    Kevin
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    Re: Date or No date or Both?

    The movement appears to have a date wheel, but I'm assuming that this version wouldn't include it.

    Kevin
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    I believe the "pointer" hand is the 60 minute...

    I believe the "pointer" hand is the 60 minute timer, the other hand is the second timer. Dials show 1/10ths timer, constant seconds and hour timer.

    It's the same movement in the Chase-Durer...
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    Ah yes, but the one on the left has a wonky 6 :D...

    Ah yes, but the one on the left has a wonky 6 :D

    Kevin
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    Don't feel odd, I agree completely! For some...

    Don't feel odd, I agree completely! For some reason I like this case much better as a chrono than did without the pushers.

    Really rather nice looking.

    Kevin
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    No arguments from me ;-) ...

    No arguments from me ;-)


    http://images1.fotki.com/v318/photos/5/510966/1840408/IMG_2421-vi.jpg

    Biased? Moi?

    Kevin
  25. Thread: Friday Watch

    by KCampbell
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    As it has been every weekday since it arrived...

    As it has been every weekday since it arrived several months ago:

    http://images1.fotki.com/v6/photos/5/510966/1840408/IMG_2408-vi.jpg

    I switch to something else on the Weekend, for some...
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