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  1. Walrus

    Walrus Jan 5, 2020

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    image.jpg doing a little hunting around I came across this Waltham diver. I find it extremely clean for its age. Just a little pick up to wear without having to worry about. It’s my only automatic diver and it’s a good size, I find some divers too big and chunky. It’s very important I have a couple divers since I never go near water. Damn sorry about the horrible picture. At least you get an idea. I promise one day I will put up a good picture it just won’t be today.
     
  2. Yak1

    Yak1 Jan 5, 2020

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    If using the diver for its purpose was a requirement for owning one...I would have none. Thankfully, it’s not!
     
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  3. Larry S

    Larry S Color Commentator for the Hyperbole. Jan 5, 2020

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    And you have a user name of Walrus? ::bleh::
     
  4. JwRosenthal

    JwRosenthal Jan 5, 2020

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    Yay!! Walrus got his first vintage diver!!! It’s a lovely piece and with a stainless case, good looks and Swiss auto movement- what’s not to love! :thumbsup:
     
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  5. Dr.Sascha

    Dr.Sascha Jan 5, 2020

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  6. Walrus

    Walrus Jan 5, 2020

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    Good point, perhaps I should change it to eggman but someone here sent me the cool avatar I have (greatly appreciate it) I forget who sent it to me as I was in the middle of getting scolded for post farming with the 300 pics of my beat up Vostok.

    Next on my list is a moonphase and a gmt as I don’t need either of those complications
     
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  7. JwRosenthal

    JwRosenthal Jan 5, 2020

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    99% of the members here don’t “need” hacking either (are we seriously coordinating bombing runs over Berlin??) but that doesn’t stop many from thinking that’s a priority.
     
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  8. JwRosenthal

    JwRosenthal Jan 5, 2020

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    And got your moonphase right here- what you saved on the diver you can put towards this ;)
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  9. Deltatango

    Deltatango Jan 5, 2020

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    Beautiful acquisition
     
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  10. Walrus

    Walrus Jan 5, 2020

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    Cool shoot me your address I’ll start sending payments tomorrow
     
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  11. JwRosenthal

    JwRosenthal Jan 5, 2020

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    Have it paid off in 2040;)

    I have yet to add a JLC to my collection, but if I wanted a moonphase- they are the brand I would go for.
     
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  12. Walrus

    Walrus Jan 17, 2020 2:56pm

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    Ok got it back. I like the orange second hand. Gotta do something about this cheap strap but it’s ok for the moment image.jpg
     
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  13. rob#1

    rob#1 Jan 17, 2020 5:21pm

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    Very cool; it's an Ultrawaltham :D
     
  14. janice&fred

    janice&fred Jan 17, 2020 5:25pm

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    what is the lug width? I bet that would look like the bee's knees on a stainless mesh.
     
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  15. JwRosenthal

    JwRosenthal Jan 17, 2020 6:58pm

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    The Ultraman is clearly an homage watch.
     
  16. Walrus

    Walrus Jan 17, 2020 7:05pm

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    I gotta check on the size. It’s nice sometimes the divers I find are a little too big. Good idea on the mesh, it’ll look nicer than rubber. I’ll hunt something down next week. When I got it it was running extremely fast. Don’t know if it was magnetized. The seller offered to take it back but I knew it could be fixed. Service was only 80 bucks on this one, the watch maker likes my business and said it was a very basic movement so I got of cheap. He does a great job every watch he has done keeps up with my iPhone time.
     
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  17. Walrus

    Walrus Jan 17, 2020 7:12pm

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    Here is an at work action shot. I’m stocking narcan had to use a dose on one of the guys last week. Went from damn near overdose to normal in about 10 min. Gotta be careful though it only works for 30 minutes or so and if they did something strong like fentanyl they could still die when this stuff wears off. I bet this is the first watch shot involving narcan, I impress my self with my creativity image.jpg
     
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  18. JwRosenthal

    JwRosenthal Jan 17, 2020 7:29pm

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    You can also have fun with Nato’s on these- the orange hand gives a pop of color so you can play off that. Willing to bet it’s an 18mm- if 19mm you options are limited unless you can cram a 20 into it.
    But BandRbands does a nice selection in 19mm at reasonable prices and they’re great for the money
     
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  19. Walrus

    Walrus Jan 19, 2020 1:16pm

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    action shot #2 I recommend Poulan Pro much better than craftsman image.jpg
     
  20. janice&fred

    janice&fred Jan 19, 2020 1:42pm

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    you must be one of them there rich folk here in CT. all I got is a shovel. however we're lucky the temperature today is melting away last night's accumulation.
     
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