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  1. 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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  2. Stratlad Mar 7, 2017

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    Not a "beater" day today...
     
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  3. 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 ?
     
  4. 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......
     
  5. 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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  6. terpits Mar 7, 2017

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

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    IMG_3556.JPG Going Gubelin today
     
  8. DonovanMartin Mar 7, 2017

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  10. 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.
     
  11. 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 :)
     
  12. 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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  13. efthi Mar 7, 2017

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  14. Lonestar insert Schwartz joke HERE Mar 7, 2017

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    Something different today :)

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  15. wareagle35 Mar 7, 2017

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    Turtle Tuesday IMG_20170307_141313.jpg
     
  16. vandit Mar 7, 2017

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  17. Lonestar insert Schwartz joke HERE Mar 7, 2017

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    Done playing with straps :)

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  18. noelekal Mar 7, 2017

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    Hanging out under the peach tree with the Longines with 30L movement.

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  19. Kmart Mar 7, 2017

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  20. Vulffi Mar 7, 2017

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    Tuesday :), and still some lume in an 30 year old Speedy! 20170307_211657.jpg 20170307_211453.jpg