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Any Fans of the Z-33 Space Master Out There? Experiences and Comments?

  1. JohnnyRocket

    JohnnyRocket Oct 9, 2019

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    Hey There Everyone. Just noticed the wonderful thread on the Flight Master. Undeniably the grandfather of the Z33. Just wondering if anybody Loves it as much as I do. It is a very polarizing watch...I find people either love it or hate it simply on the case alone. Too bad, because it in my opinion a very useful tool Watch
    With a bit of attitude! Comments? DCF00BD4-6FC7-4B9F-90DC-FA758FBEBA1B.jpeg 37A47D7E-49CC-43A2-BE62-9D58CAD14AB1.jpeg 3929B4C8-3C4A-484A-9F96-5C01C5824838.jpeg 5A6C4DF0-3C23-4323-AA2C-5EE1CF490694.jpeg
     
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  2. lillatroll

    lillatroll Oct 9, 2019

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    If I had an infinite amount of money in my back skyrocket then I would definitely go for one of these but as I am only a lowly paid school teacher then I would prioritize other watches that would likely get more wrist time. But I do like the funky design.
     
  3. JohnnyRocket

    JohnnyRocket Oct 15, 2019 7:44am

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    I was really fortunate that mine was a previously loved watch that I acquired in Japan. The watch was in pristine condition with the original box and all docs.
    I believe I paid somewhere around $3-3.5 k after all said and done. A new one at the OB runs around $6 k . So it pays to always look and research your picks.
    Plus a Fair amount of Luck helps too. I’ve found that the Japanese tend to sell items in very very good condition. They are embarrassed if something has a fault.
    Also their pricing seems very reasonable in what they ask.
     
  4. tyrantlizardrex

    tyrantlizardrex C is NOT for "Lizard". Oct 15, 2019 3:18pm

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    I’ve tried it on so many times... and walked away each and every time, because of the price.

    Titanium on titanium would be my choice, were prices to be a touch more reasonable.
     
  5. JohnnyRocket

    JohnnyRocket Oct 15, 2019 3:54pm

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    They are incredibly cool. I especially like the ambient lighting feature on the red digital display. Mine has the brown leather strap. I was unsuccessful in adapting
    A black gator strap onto it ...issues with the lug sizes. Dang! Look on Chrono 24... or perhaps even EBay or other online sites. You might find a bargain. Good luck. Good Hunting!
     
  6. padders

    padders Oct 15, 2019 3:58pm

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    If I had an infinite amount I would still buy something less silly. Throwback boat anchor/door jamb finder delete as applic*.

    *I speak as one who hates the early '70s Flightmaster type case. If you don't ignore or pour scorn on me.
     
  7. tyrantlizardrex

    tyrantlizardrex C is NOT for "Lizard". Oct 15, 2019 4:07pm

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    if you had an infinite amount of money, just imagine how silly you could be!

    solid gold, gem encrusted Z-33... that has the mission impossible theme as an alarm.
     
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  8. padders

    padders Oct 15, 2019 4:08pm

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    Ha. Yes true. Thank you Chris for reminding me to be less curmudgeonly!
     
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  9. JohnnyRocket

    JohnnyRocket Oct 16, 2019 7:51am

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    Hey the MIB theme as an alarm could be kind of cool. Hahaha! And yes it’s not
    Everyones’ cup of tea. But it is fun to wear, and really has a number of useful
    Programs. Plus, if you can get a pre-loved one at a good price why not? I do understand your sentiments though- the case is polarizing but WTF factor is fun.
     
  10. STANDY

    STANDY schizophrenic pizza orderer and watch collector Oct 16, 2019 8:08am

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    FIFY
     
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