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by jkbarnes
Tue Dec 01, 2020 1:40 am
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: UPDATED: New Goodies for my Seiko!
Replies: 28
Views: 722

Re: UPDATED: New Goodies for my Seiko!

So yes, it might be Seikos to start with...My one other recommendation there is to keep the parts! That way it can be returned to standard if needed... :) Now I just need Gary’s stamp of approval for the mod! I did get the parts back, but I have no intention of every returning it to stock. One more...
by jkbarnes
Tue Dec 01, 2020 1:32 am
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: UPDATED: New Goodies for my Seiko!
Replies: 28
Views: 722

Re: UPDATED: New Goodies for my Seiko!

Tortoise wrote:
Tue Dec 01, 2020 1:24 am
Looks great!
Very tastefully done IMHO. :clap: :thumbup:
rgds
Thanks, that’s what I was going for. I didn’t want something extreme that jumped out. Honestly, I want it to fly under the radar and just look clean & functional.
by jkbarnes
Mon Nov 30, 2020 10:40 pm
Forum: Offtopic
Topic: The things they write on watch dials
Replies: 22
Views: 418

Re: The things they write on watch dials

kiter65 wrote:
Mon Nov 30, 2020 8:44 pm
Hand wound...back in the day only option...why put it on the dial?

Automatic...new kid on the block??...let’s shout about it

Quartz....a dirty word...don’t put it on the dial

Please don’t take my comments seriously :lol:
That all makes perfect sense, even if you’re not being serious.
by jkbarnes
Mon Nov 30, 2020 10:38 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: Worried I’m getting old!
Replies: 27
Views: 582

Re: Worried I’m getting old!

Nothing about either of those watches reads “old” to me. I find them to be rather modern and contemporary looking....very much NOT old.
by jkbarnes
Mon Nov 30, 2020 10:37 pm
Forum: Offtopic
Topic: That feeling of excitement when a big heavy box arrives....
Replies: 15
Views: 363

Re: That feeling of excitement when a big heavy box arrives....

Amor Vincit Omnia wrote:
Mon Nov 30, 2020 10:24 pm
0uatiOW wrote:
Mon Nov 30, 2020 10:12 pm
I would cry and swear in German too if someone gave me a surprise like that for my birthday!
She was being a bit misty.
I even got a bit misty for her, if we’re being honest.
by jkbarnes
Mon Nov 30, 2020 10:20 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: Non CW of the Day
Replies: 59056
Views: 2609066

Re: Non CW of the Day

Newly modded Seiko for the rest of the day!

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by jkbarnes
Mon Nov 30, 2020 10:10 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: UPDATED: New Goodies for my Seiko!
Replies: 28
Views: 722

Re: UPDATED: New Goodies for my Seiko!

Bahnstormer_vRS wrote:
Mon Nov 30, 2020 10:03 pm
Looks good Andrew. :thumbup: :thumbup:

Bet photos are a bit tricky with the heavily domed crystal.


Guy
The bigger problem is my unsteady hand!

Thanks for the kind words everyone. I couldn’t be more thrilled with it.
by jkbarnes
Mon Nov 30, 2020 10:00 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: UPDATED: New Goodies for my Seiko!
Replies: 28
Views: 722

Re: UPDATED: New Goodies for my Seiko!

Before and after...

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by jkbarnes
Mon Nov 30, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: UPDATED: New Goodies for my Seiko!
Replies: 28
Views: 722

Re: UPDATED: New Goodies for my Seiko!

The modded Sea Urchin has arrived, and I love it!

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by jkbarnes
Mon Nov 30, 2020 7:39 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: The "what watch are you day dreaming about now" thread
Replies: 5417
Views: 424136

Re: The "what watch are you day dreaming about now" thread

I find myself dreaming of Paul’s Reverso a lot now!
stefs wrote:
Thu Nov 26, 2020 10:10 pm
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by jkbarnes
Mon Nov 30, 2020 7:31 pm
Forum: Offtopic
Topic: That feeling of excitement when a big heavy box arrives....
Replies: 15
Views: 363

Re: That feeling of excitement when a big heavy box arrives....

That’s was wonderful to watch. Such emotion! Thanks for sharing.

And her discussion of the Rolex OP was great too. I think if I ever got a Rolex, it would be a 36mm OP. I like to think of my C65 Trident Vintage as a poor man’s OP.
by jkbarnes
Sun Nov 29, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: CWL of the day
Replies: 30493
Views: 1702008

Re: CWL of the day

C65 AM GT for the road trip to bring my daughter back to school.

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by jkbarnes
Sun Nov 29, 2020 12:29 am
Forum: Offtopic
Topic: What are you drinking right now....?
Replies: 2549
Views: 196593

Re: What are you drinking right now....?

After seeing a story on applejack, a favorite liquor of colonial America, I bought a bottle distilled by a family distiller holding license #1 from the US treasury! It’s been in the same family since the 1790s. This is a Jack Rose. Applejack, lime juice, and grenadine in a 2:1:½ ratio, shaken over i...
by jkbarnes
Sat Nov 28, 2020 9:05 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: Omega Speedmaster rumour
Replies: 12
Views: 505

Re: Omega Speedmaster rumour

Omega might be discontinuing the Speedmaster Pro?!

[insert corny joke about legacy pieces, design DNA, and brand identity here]
by jkbarnes
Sat Nov 28, 2020 9:03 pm
Forum: Offtopic
Topic: Accuracy checking systems
Replies: 22
Views: 615

Re: Accuracy checking systems

JAFO wrote:
Sat Nov 28, 2020 7:46 pm
...I just thought it was an official time signal of some sort, and hence a reliable easy to remember website.
Haha! I never picked up on that! As in, “The time is...”. I like that notion much more than Iceland being the top level domain. There’s no fun in that.