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atnits wrote:Toying with this:


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Tried this on (and the "white grape" version) today. Dials are wonderful. But not so keen on the case or the lugs - a tad too chunky for me.
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atnits wrote:
atnits wrote:Toying with this:


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Tried this on (and the "white grape" version) today. Dials are wonderful. But not so keen on the case or the lugs - a tad too chunky for me.
Rolex wear one size up (2-3mm) from what they measure. 34 =36 etc.
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^^^^ If Rolex "wear one size up", that must mean that a typical Nomos "wears two or three sizes up"?

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tempusmaximus wrote:To be honest Pete , I thought you would have gone the vintage route . :)
I would have if not for my wrecking ball toddler son. I can hardly wear them now for fear of jam smearing and duplo bashing. That's why the cwc's and animals have had so much wear probably I hardly wear anything new thats nor a beater.

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Tried it on again today. Almost pulled the trigger.
nbg wrote:^^^^ If Rolex "wear one size up", that must mean that a typical Nomos "wears two or three sizes up"?

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That's about right I guess. Two sizes maybe. A lot of fans prefer the 35mm Ahoi against the 40mm version for that reason
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Would that be in place of an ahoi?
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neil8fletcher3 wrote:Would that be in place of an ahoi?
Maybe. Or push the ahoi back to next year for an Ahoi/ Orion wedding watch combo for the big day.
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Dancematt wrote:
Dancematt wrote:
tempusmaximus wrote:To be honest Pete , I thought you would have gone the vintage route . :)
I would have if not for my wrecking ball toddler son. I can hardly wear them now for fear of jam smearing and duplo bashing. That's why the cwc's and animals have had so much wear probably I hardly wear anything new thats nor a beater.

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Tried it on again today. Almost pulled the trigger.
nbg wrote:^^^^ If Rolex "wear one size up", that must mean that a typical Nomos "wears two or three sizes up"?

Neil
That's about right I guess. Two sizes maybe. A lot of fans prefer the 35mm Ahoi against the 40mm version for that reason
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smegwina wrote:
Dancematt wrote:
tempusmaximus wrote:To be honest Pete , I thought you would have gone the vintage route . :)
I would have if not for my wrecking ball toddler son. I can hardly wear them now for fear of jam smearing and duplo bashing. That's why the cwc's and animals have had so much wear probably I hardly wear anything new thats nor a beater.

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Tried it on again today. Almost pulled the trigger.
nbg wrote:^^^^ If Rolex "wear one size up", that must mean that a typical Nomos "wears two or three sizes up"?

Neil
That's about right I guess. Two sizes maybe. A lot of fans prefer the 35mm Ahoi against the 40mm version for that reason
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Think Charles Boorman wore one on the long way round trip
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Dancematt wrote:
smegwina wrote:
Dancematt wrote: I would have if not for my wrecking ball toddler son. I can hardly wear them now for fear of jam smearing and duplo bashing. That's why the cwc's and animals have had so much wear probably I hardly wear anything new thats nor a beater.

Image

Tried it on again today. Almost pulled the trigger.
That's about right I guess. Two sizes maybe. A lot of fans prefer the 35mm Ahoi against the 40mm version for that reason
One of the Bremonts that is on my want list!! A brilliant tool watch that will take pretty much anything you can throw at it.

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Think Charles Boorman wore one on the long way round trip
He certainly did, both on the long way round and the long way down. I have seen the one that he wore at Bremont HQ and considering the abuse metered out to it, it was in remarkable shape! He now has a Supermarine that he seems to favour.

Being a chrono and GMT, you get everything that you need in a bulletproof package. It is simply a bloody brilliant watch!

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And it's only £2630. Bargain considering the case hardening etc.
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Dancematt wrote:And it's only £2630. Bargain considering the case hardening etc.
Flipping 'eck, that is a good price.

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Dancematt wrote:And it's only £2630. Bargain considering the case hardening etc.
:shock: This really is "Pete" aka Dancematt :shock: ..........Only £2630 :shock: :shock: :lol:

Damn good price yes :thumbup: other great ones in the sale too !!
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This is the first of the new 40mm case size I have seen. Tried it on in CW Sellors in Bakewell.
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Whilst this particular dial version isn't of interest, I am keen to try on the blue dial. The lug to lug is 49mm.

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^^^ Interesting... 49mm L2L is basically the same as the 43mm case... I'm also looking forward to seeing the blue dial.
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It's strange never been intrested in Tag watches until I got the Tag formula 1 and have to say quite smitten with it so now thinking of getting an aquaracer to go with it.
So there may be a trade advert soon to see if anyone has one and fancies a Longines Hydroconquest in its place.

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