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  1. Mad Dog 1234567891234567891234567 Jan 5, 2016

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    Time to pack it up and make the donuts...and depart the wild kingdom of Omaha, NE. :thumbsup:

    A joyful Speedy Tuesday to all...

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  2. Jones in LA Isofrane hoarder. Jan 5, 2016

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    Wearing my second watch of the day, since this just arrived a few minutes ago at my office: the venerable Vostok Amphibia. It looks considerably better in person than in the seller's images on e-Bay. The bracelet is much more substantial and attractive than I expected, so I'm going to have it sized today.

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    By all accounts the watch is supposed to be built like a tank. Yes, I do believe I see something T-64 -ish.

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    Bezel...turret.... A T-64 on your wrist!

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  3. PatrickJ Jan 5, 2016

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    I wear my watch in solidarity. Not sure if that is the strap it comes with? I replaced mine with a rubber one. If you ever get a scratch on the Plexiglass Polywatch is your friend. I tested mine in boiling water then put it out in freezing weather as you gathered built like a tank no worries. All for a price of a g shock, a true tool watch.
     
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  4. rwilner Jan 5, 2016

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    Did I count 3 speedyorites today?

    Good show, chaps
     
  5. Nobel Prize Spell Master! Jan 5, 2016

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    Still one of my absolute favorites, along with my AT. 16710. Absolutely solid under any condition. You can do anything with it an it always looks nice. Maintaining a slimmer profile than the modern versions. Love it
     
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  6. duc Jan 5, 2016

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    Where did you get this band, if you don't mind me asking?
     
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  7. X350 XJR Vintage Omega Aficionado Jan 5, 2016

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  8. Mick Tock Jan 5, 2016

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    Maximum speed 280 km/h:

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    Today I wore a rather atypical Officine Panerai watch, the Pre-Vendôme Mare Nostrum, ref. 5218-301/A.

    The movement is an ETA cal. 2801 with a Dubois-Depraz 3127 chronograph module.

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    I like the bold case at wearable size (42 mm diameter) and the special dial layout.

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    The watch is mounted on its initial shark strap from the 1990ties. I'm still searching for a new strap resembling the original design – or for someone who could custom make one.

    Cheers,

    Mick
     
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  9. adam78 Adam @ ΩF Staff Member Jan 5, 2016

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    1806... New arrival!
     
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  10. oddboy Zero to Grail+2998 In Six Months Jan 5, 2016

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    Well, it is Tuesday....

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  11. NT931 Jan 5, 2016

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    20th wedding anniversary today!
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  12. MMMD unaffiliated curmudgeonly absurdist & polyologist Jan 5, 2016

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    Yeah mon.
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  13. adam78 Adam @ ΩF Staff Member Jan 5, 2016

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    Congrats!!

    (You must be over the International Date Line -- I did a double-take with the day & day set on your watch!)
     
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  14. watchdaddy1 Jan 5, 2016

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    I'm a Paneristi & that is just WOW @ a loss for words..Mick You need to join p.com & some1 there may be able to point you in the right direction.
    I would start w/ Dirk 1st. [email protected]...
    You do know what a special pice this is I hope PreV A...Just bad ass as you can get.
     
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  15. Baco Noir Jan 5, 2016

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  17. bristnj Jan 5, 2016

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    1163 MH (Cal. 11i) 1971
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  18. usfpaul82 Jan 5, 2016

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    Went with the IWC today.
     
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  19. Fritz genuflects before the mighty quartzophobe Jan 5, 2016

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  20. Mad Dog 1234567891234567891234567 Jan 5, 2016

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    The Rothco band? I purchased it from Rothco...or so I thought...it appears as if the various Rothco bands (I have 6 bands in various colors) came from various Army Navy supply vendors that are Rothco dealers.