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by b00ndocksaint
Thu Oct 01, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: PVD
Replies: 22
Views: 991

Re: PVD

I think a decent PVD finish will last you for a long time, but will depend on what you're doing with your watch, how you wear it etc. I've only a DLC coated watch, which is more durable and harder than PVD - I put that thing through some serious use and have never had an issue. Thankfully I don't mi...
by b00ndocksaint
Sat Sep 12, 2020 2:07 pm
Forum: Vintage Watches (AVO's Playground)
Topic: Vintage watch of the day (30 years+)
Replies: 1806
Views: 168846

Re: Vintage watch of the day (30 years+)

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Vintage Omega for me today
by b00ndocksaint
Tue Sep 08, 2020 9:59 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: contemplations for a smaller watch now resolved and pics
Replies: 104
Views: 3239

Re: contemplations for a smaller watch

StrappedUp wrote:
Tue Sep 08, 2020 2:55 pm
but I'd want sufficient WR on a daily.
Spend time at greater than 30m underwater daily?
by b00ndocksaint
Sat Sep 05, 2020 4:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: CWL of the day
Replies: 30267
Views: 1665696

Re: CWL of the day

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Stealth Saturday out for a long wander
by b00ndocksaint
Sat Aug 29, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: C60 Lympstone
Replies: 80
Views: 5981

Re: C60 Lympstone

I've worn my Omega Seamaster 300m on every operational deployment and parachute jump I've done :thumbup: for actual accuracy I've always had a GPS
by b00ndocksaint
Sat Aug 29, 2020 5:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: CWL of the day
Replies: 30267
Views: 1665696

Re: CWL of the day

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A nice day for some diving - not sure the bronze matches however...
by b00ndocksaint
Sat Aug 29, 2020 2:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: C60 Lympstone
Replies: 80
Views: 5981

Re: C60 Lympstone

From what I've been told RAF are crabs because their uniform was similar in shade to crabfat - a colloquial term for a pubic lice treatment. Obviously things get spun a million ways over the years so the truth may be something completely random!
by b00ndocksaint
Sat Aug 29, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: C65 Super Compressor
Replies: 107
Views: 7332

Re: C65 Super Compressor

Doesn't do anything for me unfortunately and I've dozens of compressor Amphibias which are more interesting for almost 1/20 the cost!
by b00ndocksaint
Sat Aug 29, 2020 8:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: C60 Lympstone
Replies: 80
Views: 5981

Re: C60 Lympstone

jimbo wrote:
Fri Aug 28, 2020 6:56 pm
not sure I will buy one, shame, very proud to have been one of the "proper" Marines :)
Proper Marine but not original Commando, that would be the Army 8)
by b00ndocksaint
Mon Aug 17, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: Which Cartier
Replies: 25
Views: 922

Re: Which Cartier

I have my eye on an XL Tank automatic, but those divers are pretty interesting - might have to investigate!
by b00ndocksaint
Mon Aug 17, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: Non CW of the Day
Replies: 58635
Views: 2520935

Re: Non CW of the Day

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Been neglecting my other watches of late and sticking with the Sub. Celebrating with an espresso martini and a large steak!
by b00ndocksaint
Sat Aug 15, 2020 9:06 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: Lovely Omega... I think not!
Replies: 14
Views: 838

Re: Lovely Omega... I think not!

I know of a certain legit Breitling with a number replaced for another one, but that's a whole different story
by b00ndocksaint
Thu Aug 13, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: Anyone have a modded Seiko?
Replies: 22
Views: 618

Re: Anyone have a modded Seiko?

I've not ventured into Seikos but have done extensive mods to a variety of Vostoks - bezels, dechroming, hands and dial replacements. It's a good hobby to get into, and you can start small and work your way to making a complete parts watch
by b00ndocksaint
Wed Aug 12, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: Non CW of the Day
Replies: 58635
Views: 2520935

Re: Non CW of the Day

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Sub for a sunny ascent
by b00ndocksaint
Sun Aug 09, 2020 3:40 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: Non CW of the Day
Replies: 58635
Views: 2520935

Re: Non CW of the Day

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Soviet Sunday