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by monkeymax
Sun Feb 14, 2021 10:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: SH21 Birthday Wish
Replies: 18
Views: 593

Re: SH21 Birthday Wish

Okay, here's a silly question, but I've never seen one let alone owned one...... What makes the SH21 so special that it's a joy to have? I appreciate it's a great movement and unique to CW, and an upgrade over a more bog standard movement, but... why? (Just curious as I am also planning a birthday w...
by monkeymax
Thu Feb 11, 2021 10:17 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: Long(ish) awaited incoming - Draken Benguela
Replies: 29
Views: 749

Re: Long(ish) awaited incoming

It looks lovely, Guy! I think you picked the best colour too.
I was so tempted by this, (particularly as I'd quite like to pick up a Kiwi watch) but I was put off by the thickness. I'm looking forward to seeing how this looks on the wrist.
by monkeymax
Mon Feb 08, 2021 10:51 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: Tales from the Omega Boutique - February 2021
Replies: 7
Views: 344

Re: Tales from the Omega Boutique - February 2021

If it makes you feel better, Mark, you can double that number for what I paid for mine to have a service at a good Omega service person in the UK but not Omega themselves (because - as you point out - there is no way to tell them not to polish the case which I definitely didn't want). Parts raise th...
by monkeymax
Sun Feb 07, 2021 9:53 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: Tales from the Omega Boutique - February 2021
Replies: 7
Views: 344

Re: Tales from the Omega Boutique - February 2021

Why were the hands changed on your Speedy? They look in pretty good condition on the underside! My bag of bits from my Speedy's last service had a lot of very fiddly movement bits which was a bit scary to see! (I do need a replacement plate and dial which is getting harder to find, so may have a sim...
by monkeymax
Sat Jan 30, 2021 9:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My CW story part 3
Replies: 6
Views: 263

Re: My CW story part 3

I'm guessing the Omega you saw was one of these Planet Oceans: https://www.oandr.co.uk/images/pre-owned-omega-seamaster-planet-ocean-automatic-orange-bezel-black-dial-bracelet-watch-p2291-4450_zoom.jpg One of my favourite watches too. I have a colleague who has one and they're stunning in person too.
by monkeymax
Sat Jan 30, 2021 9:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My CW story part 2
Replies: 2
Views: 177

Re: My CW story part 2

Viognier wrote:
Sat Jan 30, 2021 7:57 pm
Awesome colour. Could you please post a link to the burglary story?
It was here:
viewtopic.php?f=2&t=28729&p=402837#p402837

As a big fan of the C6's, I remember reading about the pilfered blue C6!
by monkeymax
Fri Jan 29, 2021 9:11 pm
Forum: Offtopic
Topic: 12 year Anniversary
Replies: 14
Views: 266

Re: 12 year Anniversary

Now Steve you need to try the 'this year in post count' history thread. Good luck. :lol:
Nice work on the 12 year anniversary!
by monkeymax
Fri Jan 29, 2021 1:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New models...
Replies: 55
Views: 2227

Re: New models...

I think that orange sapphire prototype would sell easily as there's quite a few of us interested in it! ;) (I bet not enough for an LE though!) The black sapphire does undergo a much more rigorous colouration technique than the blue ever did (the colouring method for the blue was probably the only t...
by monkeymax
Thu Jan 28, 2021 10:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Loupe - Issue 20 - Spring 21
Replies: 45
Views: 1790

Re: Loupe - Issue 20 - Spring 21

Looking forward to reading this when it's available online! Really hoping I don't get sent a paper copy (again) to the old address!
by monkeymax
Sat Jan 16, 2021 12:44 am
Forum: Offtopic
Topic: Could you?
Replies: 80
Views: 1677

Re: Could you?

I've actually been doing this for the last several months. We've moved overseas for a while and I decided to bring only 2 watches with me (though even that felt a touch excessive!). I brought several strap options to help though - it does make a big difference! They were two CW Kingfishers (an orang...
by monkeymax
Fri Jan 15, 2021 5:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: That super compressor
Replies: 110
Views: 4934

Re: That super compressor

Nice to get one in the sale that you already wanted! :) Now you just need to update your signature!
Which colour did you get?
by monkeymax
Wed Jan 13, 2021 11:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Watch servicing
Replies: 8
Views: 479

Re: Watch servicing

Depends on the age and what you want doing. I sent my >10 year old Kingfisher in to CW for servicing as I was thinking it'd be easiest if I needed spare parts. Also their pricing is very reasonable in my opinion. But the movement is pretty generic so I wouldn't be too worried about taking it to a go...
by monkeymax
Wed Jan 13, 2021 11:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: CW January ‘21 Sale
Replies: 941
Views: 39769

Re: CW January ‘21 Sale

I'm still intrigued as to who managed to snag that orange sapphire! I'd love to see photos of it. A bit gutted I was in a completely wrong time-zone so missed the initial glut of offerings, including that one! I saw this and thought I would oblige(if photos load) I really am chuffed with it and wil...
by monkeymax
Wed Jan 13, 2021 2:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: CW January ‘21 Sale
Replies: 941
Views: 39769

Re: CW January ‘21 Sale

Bahnstormer_vRS wrote:
Wed Jan 13, 2021 1:26 am
It was bought by one of the members of the CWE Facebook Group.


Guy

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Glad it went to an enthusiast of the brand! :thumbup:
Unfortunately I don't use FB but will connect at some point to have a look.
by monkeymax
Wed Jan 13, 2021 1:22 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: C60 Elite 1000 LE - Prototype
Replies: 32
Views: 1208

Re: C60 Elite 1000 LE - Prototype

Bahnstormer_vRS wrote:
Tue Jan 12, 2021 8:50 am


That was easier to upload than I thought. :grin:


Guy

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Thanks Guy!! That is superb!