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by Dancematt
Thu Nov 11, 2021 7:20 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: The Dynamics you have, when you don’t have a Dynamic.
Replies: 7
Views: 257

Re: The Dynamics you have, when you don’t have a Dynamic.

My vintage grail about a decade ago was an Omega dynamic handwind, got a mint one and loved it. Still have it but don't really wear it anymore, just sits in the box like a teddy bear who's kid got too old for it but remembers it fondly.
by Dancematt
Tue Jul 06, 2021 4:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 2011's fashion statement: Bronze!
Replies: 25
Views: 3383

Re: 2011's fashion statement: Bronze!

Soporsche wrote: Tue Jul 06, 2021 4:25 pm Definitely keep us informed as you develop your own brand, it sounds like an interesting concept.

I wasn't around back then so there were a couple of contributors I'm not familiar with.
No worries. I'd like to, if I ever make it to prototypes but I Often think about the c2, was a great watch
by Dancematt
Tue Jul 06, 2021 3:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 2011's fashion statement: Bronze!
Replies: 25
Views: 3383

Re: Bronze - A thread resurrection from 2011

Was doing a little research and came across this thread from 10 years ago. It made for an interesting read given how things have progressed with mainstream brands using Bronze as a case material. Thought I would resurrect as there were some great predictions, misses and science amongst the posts. T...
by Dancematt
Mon Jun 07, 2021 10:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: C63 Elite - innovation or gimmick?
Replies: 129
Views: 5199

Re: C63 Elite - innovation or gimmick?

Not sure if it's been covered yet but Bell and Ross did a retractable telescopic crown in 2001.
by Dancematt
Thu Dec 17, 2020 1:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Design DNA of Christopher Ward
Replies: 40
Views: 3111

Re: The Design DNA of Christopher Ward

scooter wrote: Sun Nov 15, 2020 6:30 pm Matt

As another old stager I have to say that I agree with your summarisation.

scooter
Oh ok.....thanks guys...thought I'd get ribbed actually :thumbup: :lol:
by Dancematt
Sun Nov 15, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Design DNA of Christopher Ward
Replies: 40
Views: 3111

Re: The Design DNA of Christopher Ward

When you go back to the beginning you can see a clear design DNA across the initial range, a simplistic Britishness almost, very subtle and under the radar. ...matching the prices at the time, over time this got massively lost and now the company just pumps out whatever designs will sell best. There...
by Dancematt
Tue Feb 04, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: Enjoyable harmless hobby or expensive addiction?
Replies: 43
Views: 3089

Re: Enjoyable harmless hobby or expensive addiction?

The more stuff you own, the more stuff owns you. A valid sentiment, but.....the enjoyment, the therapeutic benefit of a hobby or interest should also not be underestimated and can allow you to forget or escape from the stresses and strains of work or other worries you might have in your personal li...
by Dancematt
Tue Feb 04, 2020 4:25 am
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: Enjoyable harmless hobby or expensive addiction?
Replies: 43
Views: 3089

Re: Enjoyable harmless hobby or expensive addiction?

The more stuff you own, the more stuff owns you.
by Dancematt
Thu Jan 30, 2020 12:11 am
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: On stepping things up
Replies: 17
Views: 1525

Re: On stepping things up

Just follow your gut, if it doesnt think its a good idea then its not.
by Dancematt
Tue Dec 24, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: Offtopic
Topic: Post a picture from your latest ride
Replies: 1201
Views: 62536

Re: Post a picture from your latest ride

Got wet: Gonna have to clean it now, Pete. Did you change bikes again? Yes, sold the xsr700, just wasnt using the power, wanted something lighter and more flickable, smaller engined are way more fun. The versys is ok but think il go back to the suzuki dl250 , that was a great bike. Still got the En...
by Dancematt
Tue Dec 24, 2019 7:10 am
Forum: Offtopic
Topic: Post a picture from your latest ride
Replies: 1201
Views: 62536

Re: Post a picture from your latest ride

Got wet:

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by Dancematt
Sun Dec 15, 2019 9:49 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: Recommendations required please.......
Replies: 39
Views: 3037

Re: Recommendations required please.......

Doesnt even have to be a Grand Seiko, some of the normal Seikos match up just fine.
by Dancematt
Wed Nov 27, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: Ball watches - views and experience
Replies: 4
Views: 591

Re: Ball watches - views and experience

Owned a few, they are very robust, having faced a lot of quality control tests and well finished. Iguanasell have good discount at the moment
by Dancematt
Wed Nov 13, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: Luxury watches...worth it?
Replies: 20
Views: 1823

Re: Luxury watches...worth it?

Mechanical watches stopped being a necessity and became a luxury when quartz watches became generally available at low prices. As an expression of human creativity and love of art and beauty they are priceless. If they are that then i agree, if they are the same old eta 2824 or seiko/myota auto kno...
by Dancematt
Mon Nov 11, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: Luxury watches...worth it?
Replies: 20
Views: 1823

Re: Luxury watches...worth it?

Mechanical watches stopped being a necessity and became a luxury when quartz watches became generally available at low prices. As an expression of human creativity and love of art and beauty they are priceless. If they are that then i agree, if they are the same old eta 2824 or seiko/myota auto kno...