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  1. padders

    padders Oct 6, 2019

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    My order for my first is in. Am also interested in wrist calendar developments.
     
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  2. bazderome

    bazderome Oct 6, 2019

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  3. Forstnerbands

    Forstnerbands Oct 6, 2019

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    Thanks very much! What I think I’ll do is include a small sheet for each band in the Forstner box (adding an instruction video on the site as well) and put a link on our website to where you can get a box of them - they’re like 10 bucks on amazon for a lifetime worth of dots :)

    Does that sound ok? The box for the band isn’t big enough to hold a large sheet of dots.
     
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  4. Forstnerbands

    Forstnerbands Oct 6, 2019

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    I agree re the commemorative ones - I think I’ll focus on making those.

    Someone else in this thread posted a link to a company who sells current year H shaped calendars. I won’t be able to make and sell them for less than that company already does. Plus those are available now and it would take me a couple months of lead time to make my own. That’s not so much an issue for commemorative calendars.
     
  5. SpeedyPhill

    SpeedyPhill asked ages ago but no longer interested Oct 10, 2019

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  6. RIGG

    RIGG Oct 11, 2019

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    Looks great! How much thicker than a vintage JBC?
     
  7. Forstnerbands

    Forstnerbands Oct 12, 2019

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    The re-release is 2mm thick (of course wearing 4mm thick on the overlapping portion), which I believe is similar to the JB Champion but thicker than the old Komfits. Helps make the proportions look better on the Speedmasters given it’s thickness.
     
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  8. JwRosenthal

    JwRosenthal Oct 12, 2019

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    Is the curved lug in close line behind the strait? I am having a hard time resisting the preorder as I am waiting for the curved. Of course if you say it’s a while behind, I’ll just have to order both :rolleyes:
     
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  9. Forstnerbands

    Forstnerbands Oct 12, 2019

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    If all goes according to plan, the horned version will be available for pre order in about a month and ship out in about two-three months from now.
     
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  10. ahsposo

    ahsposo Most fun screen name at ΩF Oct 12, 2019

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    Order 2 of each, the man needs the business.
     
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  11. WYO_Watch

    WYO_Watch Oct 12, 2019

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    I’ve added a calendar reminder :thumbsup:
     
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  12. Forstnerbands

    Forstnerbands Oct 12, 2019

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    Just FYI, by the way, I’m only taking a handful more preorders. I expect that today or tomorrow will be the last day.
     
  13. Forstnerbands

    Forstnerbands Oct 12, 2019

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    The current year calendars are available now from a different seller (who I think was listed in this thread) :) I’m working on the commemorative ones.
     
  14. WYO_Watch

    WYO_Watch Oct 12, 2019

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    No, I was mentioning that I “calendared” to our in my preorder for the horned lugs. Excited to get my hands on one.
     
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  15. ahsposo

    ahsposo Most fun screen name at ΩF Oct 12, 2019

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    Because after that they will just be regular old orders?
     
  16. Forstnerbands

    Forstnerbands Oct 12, 2019

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    Ha! I definitely misread that - whoops.
     
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  17. Forstnerbands

    Forstnerbands Oct 12, 2019

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    Yep! Once we get more stock in :)
     
  18. JwRosenthal

    JwRosenthal Oct 12, 2019

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    Damn psychology and scarcity factor- I just preordered a strait one. ::facepalm2::
    I’m actually more excited to use this on a couple other watches besides my Speedy- I know, heresy!:eek:

    And I’m still waiting for Ed McMahon to show up at my door with my big check- he did say I was already a winner.
     
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  19. SpeedyPhill

    SpeedyPhill asked ages ago but no longer interested Oct 31, 2019

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    Looking forward seeing these 2019 versions... which will look very cool on Your Omega Speedmaster and/or Accutron Astronaut wristwatches
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  20. Togri v. 2.0

    Togri v. 2.0 Oct 31, 2019

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    Yes we are still waiting. A month is too long. I need mine now :D