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  1. Dablitzer Jul 23, 2013

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    That's a very nice waffle. I have the same watch with a cream (non-waffle dial.)
     
  2. styggpyggeno1 ΩF Enforcer ....and thread killer Jul 23, 2013

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    Beater 5513 doing tool duty. Later it got some bathing time (very short - only 16 Celsius in the water out at sea)

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  3. ulackfocus Jul 23, 2013

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    Got an Abu Garcia myself - custom geared for long distance casting so the worm gear doesn't blow up on one of those 100+ yard heaves. That was necessary on a 12 foot casting rod. How do you like yours on the 7 footer (estimate)?
     
  4. stefan Jul 23, 2013

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    Omega 166.093 :)

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  5. MMMD unaffiliated curmudgeonly absurdist & polyologist Jul 23, 2013

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    Yeah, there's a little brown coming through in bright sunlight. Eggplant is probably fair.
     
  6. MMMD unaffiliated curmudgeonly absurdist & polyologist Jul 23, 2013

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    UPDATE: I just had an interaction with a very attractive 30-something woman who couldn't take her eyes off this watch. It was almost embarrassing. Her exact words: "That watch is beautiful and the bracelet is amazing." That sort of thing has rarely happened with any of my other watches... well, except for the JLC seen above.;) I tell you, there's magic in that Marvin, boys. If only I'd had this to set the mood when I was single... it's like the Marvin Gaye of watches.
    N.B.: Here's the thing - when she says, bless her heart, "is that a Rolex?", you gotta chuckle suavely and say no, today's a special day, so I wore my Mar-VAN. Very important to pronounce it à la Francaise.
     
  7. ulackfocus Jul 23, 2013

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    When a woman compliments your watch, she really isn't talking about the watch at all. ;)
     
  8. MMMD unaffiliated curmudgeonly absurdist & polyologist Jul 23, 2013

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    Uh-oh... is it like when we say how beautiful their eyes are? :cool:
     
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  9. mementomori1983 Jul 23, 2013

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    Thank you sir! I love the patina on this, it gives the watch so much character. One of my favorite purchases of anything, ever. :D


    Tremendous watch. One does not simply shake off something that bumps back. :cool:
     
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  10. MattS Jul 24, 2013

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    I switch between these 2 playing in the sun!...

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  11. Alpha Kilt Owner, Beagle Parent, Omega Collector Jul 24, 2013

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    A night of power outages - we used to call them cuts - so much rain animals were in pairs and even more of the same forecast today.
    Something a little more rugged on the wrist called for :thumbsup:

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  12. MMMD unaffiliated curmudgeonly absurdist & polyologist Jul 24, 2013

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    Captain Turtle today.

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  13. Dablitzer Jul 24, 2013

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    Some bling for my Sisters Graduation ;)
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  14. adam78 Adam @ ΩF Staff Member Jul 24, 2013

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    Alex, are you a Frank Bridge fan? He was Benjamin Britten's mentor.
     
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  15. LouS Mrs Nataf's Other Son Staff Member Jul 24, 2013

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  16. MMMD unaffiliated curmudgeonly absurdist & polyologist Jul 24, 2013

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    Very nice. :wub:
     
  17. MMMD unaffiliated curmudgeonly absurdist & polyologist Jul 24, 2013

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  18. citizenrich Metal Mixer! Jul 24, 2013

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    Good looking watch. You wear it well :)

     
  19. Dablitzer Jul 24, 2013

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    Hi Adam, I adore Frank Bridge. I have recorded and sung his songs. Also Britten is a big favourite. Just getting into his darker work, Peter Grimes with Jon Vickers as Grimes.
     
  20. adam78 Adam @ ΩF Staff Member Jul 24, 2013

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