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by DavecUK
Thu Sep 19, 2019 12:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Newbie question on Shipping delay?
Replies: 6
Views: 304

Re: Newbie question on Shipping delay?

Perhaps they shipped it on the Titanic...
by DavecUK
Wed Sep 18, 2019 6:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 60|60 Watch Guarantee - Service Requirement
Replies: 30
Views: 766

Re: 60|60 Watch Guarantee - Service Requirement

I have a C60 600 Mk2 Trident bought in Feb 2015 which I intended having serviced at the end of this year., Problem is that it was over 4years old when they changed the basis of length of warranty cover so now probably won't be covered for any fault if I have it serviced before Feb 2020. That is a v...
by DavecUK
Wed Sep 18, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Trident Elite 1000 LE - running slowly - advice please
Replies: 9
Views: 221

Re: Trident Elite 1000 LE - running slowly - advice please

It should average out at that fully wound and in 5/6 positions and various temps (with a max variance for each position), I think for 6h or possibly longer, can't remember the detail you can look it up. The critical bit is a full state of wind and not being worn on a wrist or in motion during the te...
by DavecUK
Wed Sep 18, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 60|60 Watch Guarantee - Service Requirement
Replies: 30
Views: 766

Re: 60|60 Watch Guarantee - Service Requirement

Apparently, CW is not alone in advising a short service interval: The absolute majority of other luxury watchmakers tend to stick to a two-year warranty and recommend a 3-year service period – something that we might see many of them change soon in an effort to keep up with Rolex and their out-of-t...
by DavecUK
Wed Sep 18, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 60|60 Watch Guarantee - Service Requirement
Replies: 30
Views: 766

Re: 60|60 Watch Guarantee - Service Requirement

30 - 40 years ago a watch was serviced every 5-7 years. I know this because I always had mechanical watches. I find it difficult to believe with better manufacturing of modern movements, better QC, and modern synthetic lubricants that the service interval would have decreased. It is complete nonsense.
by DavecUK
Tue Sep 17, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New CW owner confused
Replies: 17
Views: 711

Re: New CW owner confused

I have had a CW for a few weeks purely because I like the looks of it. But after reading many posts on this forum it appears that the CW customer service is sub standard to say the least. If this is the case why do so many buy them? I bought an SH21 based watch because I like in house movements. I ...
by DavecUK
Tue Sep 17, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 60|60 Watch Guarantee - Service Requirement
Replies: 30
Views: 766

Re: 60|60 Watch Guarantee - Service Requirement

For the sake of a year people won't care and will mentally see it as a 4 years warranty, take the watches to an independent after warranty, in the same way that main dealers are not used once cars are out of warranty. I'm not sure why CW felt this was a road they would have wanted to go down, comple...
by DavecUK
Tue Sep 17, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Look what the cat brought in...
Replies: 21
Views: 587

Re: Look what the cat brought in...

Very classy looking Chrono....
by DavecUK
Tue Sep 17, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 60|60 Watch Guarantee - Service Requirement
Replies: 30
Views: 766

Re: 60|60 Watch Guarantee - Service Requirement

3 things. 1. With cars to maintain the warranty you have to have them serviced in accordance with manufacturers regulations, so nothing unusual there 2. 3 to 4 year servicing requirements for a mechanical movement is excessive and 5 to 10 years is more normal with the higher end watches often going ...
by DavecUK
Tue Sep 17, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: Why Did They Bother? Watch Design Disasters
Replies: 38
Views: 1319

Re: Why Did They Bother? Watch Design Disasters

The Graham watch....please tell me it's a joke....it's not is it?
by DavecUK
Tue Sep 17, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: Offtopic
Topic: What are you listening to right now ?
Replies: 3709
Views: 251801

Re: What are you listening to right now ?

Hard to believe this was 40 years ago :shock: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZF4Z6smOrZw I remember sitting at a table with him at a Pub in Anchor Square Shepperton (can't remember the name now) but it was our regular place to go around 10:30 and stay till late. He and a few of his mates were regu...
by DavecUK
Mon Sep 16, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: This has to be a joke (humour)
Replies: 9
Views: 411

Re: This has to be a joke (humour)

jtc wrote:
Mon Sep 16, 2019 5:47 pm
That's an almighty phallus in the middle of the watch face!

I can't unsee it now...
I saw it but wasn't going to mention it...in case it made me seem weird ;)
by DavecUK
Mon Sep 16, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: W1 Tonneau Suisse after 14 years of heavy use
Replies: 5
Views: 209

Re: W1 Tonneau Suisse after 14 years of heavy use

Interesting story, I wondered why CW stopped making ladies/unisex watches....didn't realise they used to.
by DavecUK
Mon Sep 16, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: This has to be a joke (humour)
Replies: 9
Views: 411

Re: This has to be a joke (humour)

I read that thread, it reminded me of the stuff you won at the fairground back in the late 60s ans early 70s :)

It''s the price that gets me and "almost sold out"
by DavecUK
Mon Sep 16, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: This has to be a joke (humour)
Replies: 9
Views: 411

This has to be a joke (humour)

Someone in Invicta must have crapped themselves laughing when they put this page together. Their mirth will only be increased a thousandfold if someone actually orders one. In fact, it's almost sold out! Never would I normally criticise a persons watch choice but this must be an April fool at 700 eu...