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  1. CTS-V

    CTS-V Jan 27, 2016

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  2. Mad Dog

    Mad Dog Married to MacGyverette! Jan 27, 2016

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    Another switch...to Speedy Gonzales...for the reading of the lesson...and so beginneth the reading of the lesson...:thumbsup:

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  3. Mad Dog

    Mad Dog Married to MacGyverette! Jan 27, 2016

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    For the record...the first sentence [pictured below] is sort of enabling...:eek:

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  4. oddboy

    oddboy Zero to Grail+2998 In Six Months Jan 27, 2016

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    Because once you can identify them, you know which ones to buy.
     
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  5. Mad Dog

    Mad Dog Married to MacGyverette! Jan 27, 2016

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    Like you did?

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  6. oddboy

    oddboy Zero to Grail+2998 In Six Months Jan 27, 2016

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    Is there a vintage speedy in your future @Mad Dog
     
  7. Barking mad

    Barking mad Prolific Speedmaster Hoarder Jan 27, 2016

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    Casual Thursday with the BM LE, weekend tomorrow:D

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  8. Mad Dog

    Mad Dog Married to MacGyverette! Jan 27, 2016

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    Maybe the distant future...as in when I retire from Delta in 8 or so years. I read the page that I was pointing to in the pic that I previously posted...it's sort of confusing. Is there a Cliff's Notes for the MWO book?
     
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  9. CanberraOmega

    CanberraOmega Rabbitohs and Whisky Supporter Jan 27, 2016

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  10. oddboy

    oddboy Zero to Grail+2998 In Six Months Jan 27, 2016

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    Sure, here:

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  11. Mad Dog

    Mad Dog Married to MacGyverette! Jan 27, 2016

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    That doesn't look like the traditional Cliff's Notes.

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  12. oddboy

    oddboy Zero to Grail+2998 In Six Months Jan 27, 2016

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    OK, here's the Coles Notes (as known in Canada) version:

    If you want to buy a Speedmaster, then buy a good one. Don't buy a shitty one. If you do buy a shitty one, make sure you know exactly how shitty it is, and have a good reason for buying it.

    The trick to knowing a good one from a shitty one is explained in the following pages.... read on...
     
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  13. Faz

    Faz Jan 27, 2016

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    Should have looked deeper. It is in fact a telemeter track. Just never seen it laid out in this manner. Very cool!

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  14. ericf4

    ericf4 Jan 27, 2016

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  15. Mad Dog

    Mad Dog Married to MacGyverette! Jan 27, 2016

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    OK..so if it's 5% shitty...is that acceptable shittiness? What is the standard cool guy acceptable shittiness threshold?

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  16. Bienne2998

    Bienne2998 Jan 27, 2016

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    I just adore this dial
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  17. Ko1892

    Ko1892 Jan 27, 2016

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    This one again ::love::
     
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  18. JohnZ

    JohnZ Jan 27, 2016

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  19. ELV web

    ELV web Jan 27, 2016

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    A277, will be changing the strap later today. Got a nice one from the French that I think would suit it well.
     
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  20. Canuck

    Canuck Jan 28, 2016

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    Among the items I collect is watch collector books and price guides. Your watch shows up in many of them that I have, but the only one I have in which your Waltham is specifically called "Ruby" is the "Bible" I mentioned. This book is the Shugart, Engel, and Gilbert Complete Price Guide to Watches. My latest is the 2014 edition, but the 2016 book will be available soon. Before anyone chooses to take me to task at having called it the "bible", that is purely a catch all name. It is not a real "in depth" reference on any one make. People delight in pointing out what they perceive to be errors and omissions in the book. It is about the closest thing to an "encyclopedia" of watches, and it is a very good book for a beginning collector who has a thirst for basic knowledge. You aren't going to learn nearly as much about Omega (for example) in this book as is available to you on this MB. Same goes with many other makes. No book collection is complete without brand specific collector guides. And the Internet, of course.
     
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