Forums Latest Auctions Members
  1. Andy K

    Andy K Dreaming about winning an OFfie one day. Oct 9, 2015

    Posts
    1,651
    Likes
    5,271
    More blue today. Go Cubs!
    image.jpeg
     
  2. peatnick

    peatnick Oct 9, 2015

    Posts
    1,862
    Likes
    14,126
    Tracking time of my colleagues in India as we work toward a deadline
    [​IMG]
     
  3. watchdaddy1

    watchdaddy1 Oct 9, 2015

    Posts
    2,739
    Likes
    25,515
    Morning ...TGIF!!!

    1st gen Moray Dart dial

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    Sent from Galaxy S6 Edge using Tapatalk
     
    Giff2577, Traveler, IRCM and 4 others like this.
  4. Jacquot

    Jacquot Oct 9, 2015

    Posts
    108
    Likes
    91
  5. dougiedude

    dougiedude Carpe horologium! Oct 9, 2015

    Posts
    5,881
    Likes
    48,470
    Edited Oct 9, 2015
  6. gophishin

    gophishin Oct 9, 2015

    Posts
    455
    Likes
    885
    I knew I would be kicking myself on that one. I think I was the purchaser ahead of you, but ultimately I backed out because of the unknown issues, but I knew it would turn out to be a great watch! Was it a simple fix at service? I love that it's V92 and not the 7730 too. Great pickup, enjoy it!
     
  7. Alpha

    Alpha Kilt Owner, Beagle Parent, Omega Collector Oct 9, 2015

    Posts
    10,232
    Likes
    65,266
    Ditched the Perlon and replaced it with some Omega leather :unsure:

    IMG_2456.jpg
     
  8. watchdaddy1

    watchdaddy1 Oct 9, 2015

    Posts
    2,739
    Likes
    25,515
    Looking good to me
     
    Alpha likes this.
  9. destroid

    destroid Oct 9, 2015

    Posts
    398
    Likes
    3,626
    You should ask if LaRue can build a line of Omega case opening Armadillos...
     
  10. abrod520

    abrod520 Oct 9, 2015

    Posts
    5,959
    Likes
    18,024
    I remember someone posted it on the OTD forum asking about it, right after I had emailed the seller - was that you? :) I sat there holding my tongue hoping I'd have the chance to buy, as I'd been kicking around the idea of a Camaro for a few months but never really connected with one. Then, this! A silver, 2-register tachy dial with a column-wheel movement - I'd never seen the combination before, but had often thought that would be my ideal Camaro ;) Add the original case finish, and I decided to take a chance!

    It showed up with some chrono trouble, that eventually made the watch stop working altogether - which is spooky, but because it wasn't my first rodeo with a 92, I figured it might just need a basic service - which it did. Servicing isn't cheap to begin with, but I picked it up for about market value minus the servicing cost, so I was OK with it. A case cleaning, a light crystal polish, a new strap and it's almost perfect - case cleaning revealed a few scratches on the front of the case, so I wouldn't call it super-investment-grade, but they disappear on the wrist. I've been fooling around in the vintage Heuer scene for almost 3 years, and just felt comfortable enough taking a chance this time - my first "diamond in the rough!" :D
     
  11. MMMD

    MMMD unaffiliated curmudgeonly absurdist & polyologist Oct 9, 2015

    Posts
    4,694
    Likes
    30,045
  12. Buckeyes#1

    Buckeyes#1 Things come with instructions? Oct 9, 2015

    Posts
    630
    Likes
    2,478
  13. Bienne2998

    Bienne2998 Oct 9, 2015

    Posts
    626
    Likes
    6,547
    Wow Mad Dog - you are my idol - if only I could do this....
     
    stepe60, Mad Dog and PatrickJ like this.
  14. flame

    flame Speedmaster Neil Oct 9, 2015

    Posts
    739
    Likes
    2,230
    Peaked a bit early....

    [​IMG]

    HAGWE -

    Best - Neil
     
    axiale, cristos71, JohnSteed and 30 others like this.
  15. PatrickJ

    PatrickJ Oct 9, 2015

    Posts
    1,574
    Likes
    856
    I had no idea how nice the speedy looks with a suit.
     
  16. PatrickJ

    PatrickJ Oct 9, 2015

    Posts
    1,574
    Likes
    856
    In the garden, but no way would I do any gardening with this watch.
     
    20151009_174036.jpg
    axiale, x3no, Darlinboy and 7 others like this.
  17. Mad Dog

    Mad Dog Married to MacGyverette! Oct 9, 2015

    Posts
    4,319
    Likes
    43,735
    @Bienne2998...I forgot to mention that having two teenagers that suck your wallet dry helps as well...:confused:
     
    Bienne2998 and Buckeyes#1 like this.
  18. Mick Tock

    Mick Tock Oct 9, 2015

    Posts
    392
    Likes
    3,887
    I just got a new strap for this late, hand-wound Autavia:

    [​IMG]

    This is a Heuer Autavia, ref. 73463T, in the so-called military style with painted indices. The movement is a Valjoux cal. 7734.

    [​IMG]

    In my eyes this color matching strap enhances the sober and consistent design of the watch. It is also thick and strong enough for the heavy case.

    [​IMG]


    Have a great weekend,


    Mick
     
    Franz, axiale, marturx and 28 others like this.
  19. Togri v. 2.0

    Togri v. 2.0 Oct 9, 2015

    Posts
    1,723
    Likes
    7,506
    Wow, very nice indeed
     
    sc-texas, jsaen and Mick Tock like this.
  20. Togri v. 2.0

    Togri v. 2.0 Oct 9, 2015

    Posts
    1,723
    Likes
    7,506