Let my watch wind down!

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Let my watch wind down!

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After wearing my new C700 for about 5 straight weeks now without a break, I decided to give it "a break" and let the mainspring fully wind it self out. Took nearly all weekend and finally today at around 3pm it stopped. The poor thing must have been maxed out all this time. I think it’s good to let an auto to go down periodically if you wear it exclusively for long stretches of time, months. Starting out fresh again, I reset the time, gave it "ONLY A COUPLE" of turns to get it going and back on my wrist it goes and I'll let the rotor do the rest. :rollsmile:
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How has the accuracy been for you Russ?

I might add that I think you are going to love this on the bracelet! 8)
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Kip wrote:
I might add that I think you are going to love this on the bracelet! 8)
Your pictures don't seem to have worked Kip. C'mon will ya?
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Kip wrote:How has the accuracy been for you Russ?

I might add that I think you are going to love this on the bracelet! 8)
I love it when you talk dirty! :lol:

It has been running very well and has been consistently 4 to 5 seconds fast per day as best as I can tell. It will be about one minute fast just after a two week period. It’s really fantastic but I think it’s just plain luck and chance for it to have been regulated so well out of production.

Yes, any day now for the bracelet, I hope. Can’t wait and agree about how the 700 just begs for one. This type of watch and its face design will go so well with the bracelet. I’ll be posting pictures as soon as I get the bracelet mounted.

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downer wrote:
Kip wrote:
I might add that I think you are going to love this on the bracelet! 8)
Your pictures don't seem to have worked Kip. C'mon will ya?
Ok..some quick ones.....

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Thanks Kip. It is definitely a bracelet kind of watch! :)
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I agree. The bracelet allows the dial to stand out a lot more than the strap.
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JAG wrote:It's a pity it's not a diver as well as that would have been in my box. Plus any chance of a picture of the clasp please Kip I KNOW I AM A PAIN ! lol
That's good! It gives CW ideas for the future.... yea!
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Wow, Kip,

You sure have it tight on your wrist. You hand is choking! Needs some blood! I like mine to flop a little bit and slightly move up and down my arm.
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Nice one Kip.....although I'll buck the trend a little by saying I like it on the strap too :D
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Monkey wrote:Nice one Kip.....although I'll buck the trend a little by saying I like it on the strap too :D
I do like the leather strap as well for it gives a nice contrast. I haven't said this yet, but the only thing I DON'T LIKE about the leather strap are the shoulders. They stick out.....! rather than bend downward and it's because of it's unique form fitting construction. Now this would be fine for someone with rather large wrists. My wrist and not really skinny but small enough to where the shoulders of the strap appear unnatural from certain directions. The leather strap has a metal insert or something ridged, I guess to maintain its form-fit. I wish it were redesigned though, so it would be softer and bend down more like most straight edge straps do.

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JAG wrote:It's a pity it's not a diver as well as that would have been in my box. Plus any chance of a picture of the clasp please Kip I KNOW I AM A PAIN ! lol
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Nice Kip,

Question: Is the bracelet two-tone? Brushed outer links and center polished? That's how your's appears. Anyway: Photo's I'd like to request.

1. A close-up of the bracelet shoulder connection from the underbelly of the watch.

2. A shot looking straight down toward the face with the bracelet spread out.

Thanks in advance...

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This looks to be the same bracelet as the C20 (generic) bracelet that I purchased a short while ago (well, last year :D )

The bracelet looks great on the C700 as this watch has a polished case rather than the brushed finish of the C20.
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Russ-Shettle wrote:Nice Kip,

Question: Is the bracelet two-tone? Brushed outer links and center polished? That's how your's appears. Anyway: Photo's I'd like to request.

1. A close-up of the bracelet shoulder connection from the underbelly of the watch.

2. A shot looking straight down toward the face with the bracelet spread out.

Thanks in advance...


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