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Post by scooter » Fri Sep 14, 2018 9:41 am

Very nice.

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Post by Thermexman » Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:17 am

Kept us all guessing...wrongly!
Well done. Nice watch.
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Post by copemanphoto » Fri Sep 14, 2018 12:11 pm

Would never have guessed this, you had us all.

Really nice watch with a great name, I am partial to Key West ( my favourite place in Florida )

......and it goes well with other straps I see.

Congrats on a very nice watch.
Cheers, Mike.

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Post by blowfish89 » Fri Sep 14, 2018 12:31 pm

stefs wrote:Thats very smart indeed Image
Quick question....why is the gmt hand spot on 12.00 but the main hands are at 2.37? Normally the adjustment clicks over in hour increments doesn’t it?
I am fairly sure the GMT hand is misaligned from its perfect position. I’ll see if it can be fixed if it bothers me too much. One good thing that might come out of it is that it looks like it can show the half hour time zones (Indian time) in the GMT hand accurately now Image

Another really cool thing about this is that the bezel is 48 clicks unidirectional - not 60 or 120.

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Post by blowfish89 » Fri Sep 14, 2018 11:12 pm

Timekeeping is spot on - about -0.5 seconds after 24 hours.
Going to go to my local watchmaker to ask about the GMT alignment tomorrow - this is the same guy who has some amazing vintage watches - like the Continental chronograph that I bought earlier (and now owned by Gary).

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Post by blowfish89 » Sun Sep 16, 2018 1:41 am

I got the GMT aligned. My local watchmaker did it with $25 and 30 minutes.
I also left my vintage Submariner with him to service and it will be ready in a week.
Having a trusted local watchmaker is sometimes worth it’s weight in gold. A simple repair like this from MKII would have taken weeks with how slow Bill Yao is.

I also took pictures of some of his recent arrivals- there is an Omega pocket watch conversion regulator which was tempting to me (asking around $700) and a blue dial vintage diver which stood out to me.

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Plenty of square vintage watches in the $500-1500 range
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And plenty of Omegas
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Re: Incoming

Post by blowfish89 » Sun Sep 16, 2018 1:55 am

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