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  1. Mad Dog

    Mad Dog Married to MacGyverette! Feb 4, 2016

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    Very cool beans @TexOmega...I remember seeing those bands while on deployment and on liberty in the PI [Cubi Point/Subic Bay] in the late '80's and early '90's...and now I'm kicking myself for not getting one! Regardless, I had a personalized belt buckle [see pics below] made in Olongapo while I was there...now if I just had the technology to convert it to a watch band.

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  2. Mad Dog

    Mad Dog Married to MacGyverette! Feb 4, 2016

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    @adam78...I was not aware of VWF so many thanks for the heads-up, sir! I'll definitely check it out at some point. :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

    LATE ENTRY @adam78: Well...HOT DOG! The actual catalog pics at VWF are simply amazing...what a reference! Thanks again for the heads-up, sir! :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
     
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  3. bdatki

    bdatki Feb 4, 2016

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    This arrived today. Need to adjust the bracelet a bit and think about what kind of leather strap I'd like.

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  4. KstateSkier

    KstateSkier Feb 4, 2016

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  5. Cal_321

    Cal_321 Feb 4, 2016

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    Breitling Smartwatches ;-)
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  6. Canuck

    Canuck Feb 4, 2016

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    MadDog,

    Engravers who use modern CNC engraving machines can duplicate that buckle in finest detail, in any material you want, in any size you want. So, if you really MUST have a replica, and are prepare to ante up, you could have one for wear on one of your watches........!
     
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  7. adam78

    adam78 Adam @ ΩF Staff Member Feb 4, 2016

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  8. laughing_cavlier

    laughing_cavlier Feb 4, 2016

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    Today my Cosmic on its new blue Hirsch leather shoes shoes :):thumbsup:
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    (photo from yesterday as I didn't have time to post it then)
     
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  9. jayrock26

    jayrock26 Feb 4, 2016

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    ghost rolex bezel very nice!
     
  10. Illiknight

    Illiknight Feb 4, 2016

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    This 7736 Waltham that just arrived in the mail and straight to the wrist![​IMG]
     
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  11. watchcollect

    watchcollect Feb 4, 2016

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  12. flame

    flame Speedmaster Neil Feb 4, 2016

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    Hi

    Still trying to capture the dial on this one....how about....;)

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    Best - Neil
     
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  13. MMMD

    MMMD unaffiliated curmudgeonly absurdist & polyologist Feb 4, 2016

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    Put the shark back on the Rainbow for a while.
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  14. Fritz

    Fritz genuflects before the mighty quartzophobe Feb 4, 2016

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    2 Walthams in a row..... I'm having a rough week. At least this one is a bit newer....

    1894 Model 88 Waltham Riverside

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  15. LawBrk

    LawBrk Feb 4, 2016

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    Daily beater off the nato.... image.jpg
     
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  16. Mad Dog

    Mad Dog Married to MacGyverette! Feb 4, 2016

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    HOT HOT HOT! :cool: :cool: :cool:

    Very nice! :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
     
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  17. Archer

    Archer Omega Qualified Watchmaker Feb 4, 2016

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    It's been the JLC Master Compressor Memovox the last couple of days...

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    Timing the heater - takes a while to get hot enough to soften the shellac...

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    1/2 of 1/100th of a mm should do it...

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    Cheers, Al
     
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  18. LawBrk

    LawBrk Feb 4, 2016

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    Very interesting, excellent photos of the minutiae that is involved in watchmaking. Question, does the shellac harden after cooling or does it require you to apply new?
     
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  19. efauser

    efauser I ♥ karma!!! Feb 4, 2016

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    Globemaster
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  20. sc-texas

    sc-texas Feb 4, 2016

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    My vintage Citizen 8110 Speedmaster 23J movement automatic chronographs.

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