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  1. Baco Noir

    Baco Noir Mar 7, 2017

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  2. GregH

    GregH Mar 7, 2017

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    Speedy Tuesday IMG_4833.JPG
     
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  3. Zambian4ever

    Zambian4ever Mar 7, 2017

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  4. jimmyd13

    jimmyd13 Mar 7, 2017

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    It's Tuesday. When you open the watch box in the morning, what else are you going to choose?

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  5. sliceoftime_

    sliceoftime_ Mar 7, 2017

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  6. MMMD

    MMMD unaffiliated curmudgeonly absurdist & polyologist Mar 7, 2017

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    Chronodato again. Not going to spend all that time setting months and days and dates and only wear it for one day, am I?

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  7. Stratlad

    Stratlad Mar 7, 2017

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    Not a "beater" day today...
     
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  8. nygiants

    nygiants Mar 7, 2017

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    Who says a speedy can't be a beater ?Maybe change the bracelet...Is that saphire crystal or hesilite ?
     
  9. Stratlad

    Stratlad Mar 7, 2017

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    I'd destroy it in a month at work, it would definitely be neglect to wear it, plus it's not known for its resistance to water/coolant etc. It's a sapphire. But mig weld spatter will knacker a sapphire in no time. Learned that the hard way......
     
  10. nygiants

    nygiants Mar 7, 2017

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    I believe it is known for its resistance to temperature...It passed them to become the moon watch...http://www.watchtime.com/featured/rocket-watch-history-omegas-speedmaster-moonwatch/.However I do agree with you about the saphire crystal...
     
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  11. terpits

    terpits Mar 7, 2017

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  12. Garv

    Garv no longer a member of the terminally hip Mar 7, 2017

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    IMG_3556.JPG Going Gubelin today
     
  13. DonovanMartin

    DonovanMartin Mar 7, 2017

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    Andsan Mar 7, 2017

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  15. Stratlad

    Stratlad Mar 7, 2017

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    It doesn't really get hot, but it's dunked in all kinds of car related fluid and chemicals, plus the bezel and crystal on a speedy is a bit "catchy" for engine bays. I can't afford to buy many "pricey" watches and I can't bring myself to do it to my speedy. The only watch that's lasted more than two years is my tissot Prs200 (that things taken punishment that watches twice it's price have not) broken crystals and bracelets and seal perishing leading to fluid ingress has happened commonly to others.
     
  16. nygiants

    nygiants Mar 7, 2017

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    Yeah the speedy is so versatile...Yep best way of avoiding damage is avoiding exposing the watch to hostile environements...Can't argue with u the re :)
     
  17. Stratlad

    Stratlad Mar 7, 2017

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    Yeah I love it, looks awesome, versatile, and just beautifuly made. If I had a different job, I'd probably never take my speedy off
     
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    efthi Mar 7, 2017

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  19. Lonestar

    Lonestar insert Schwartz joke HERE Mar 7, 2017

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    Something different today :)

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  20. wareagle35

    wareagle35 Mar 7, 2017

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