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  1. noelekal

    noelekal Aug 23, 2018

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    Love that Speedmaster!

    I'd be willing to leave it alone except for the fact that the lume application gives an impression of untidiness. It could be the crystal and some scratches distorting it, but appears to be evident despite any crystal imperfections. I may be incorrect in my perceptions, but the lume itself appears slightly unprofessional.
     
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  2. airansun

    airansun Aug 23, 2018

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    The crystal is all scratched up. It was much worse before I ‘gently’ cleaned it up a little. It looked like someone wearing the watch fell across concrete pavement. Don’t ask me how the crystal could look like that and yet the bezel is entirely undamaged. Here’s some before shots:
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    I admit, I haven’t worked hard enough to remove all of the deeper marks, but it hardly seemed worth a lot of effort because I wear it regularly.

    And, a shot across the crystal today.
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    I am ashamed!
     
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  3. noelekal

    noelekal Aug 23, 2018

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    Heh!

    And ashamed you should be.

    Seeing that view of the crystal I recant my judgment of the lume.

    Only kidding.

    What a stroke of luck that the watch survived whatever mishap that marred the crystal so! Surely someone didn't just install a handy used crystal, battered though it be, on a really nice watch.
     
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  4. airansun

    airansun Aug 23, 2018

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    Even the best of our watches are mysteries (unless you bought it new).
     
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  5. Buck2466

    Buck2466 Aug 23, 2018

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  6. strick9

    strick9 Aug 23, 2018

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    Glycine combat substantial
     
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  7. Fritz

    Fritz genuflects before the mighty quartzophobe Aug 23, 2018

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    camping this weekend.. fire...water... filth... biting bugs... beer.... canoes... swimming... burnt meat...

    this is perfect for it... and if it gets chewed up in the process, its what it was bought for!

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  8. Dr No

    Dr No Aug 23, 2018

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    My oldest Omega today . . .

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    . . . cal 30 ref 2099, ca 1940.

    Art
     
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  9. guaranteed.rohu

    guaranteed.rohu Aug 23, 2018

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    IWC from 1941!

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  10. destroid

    destroid Aug 23, 2018

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    Aqua and Terra

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  11. Speedy861

    Speedy861 Aug 23, 2018

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  12. Brianstoops

    Brianstoops Aug 23, 2018

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  13. elara2105

    elara2105 Aug 23, 2018

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  14. ELV web

    ELV web Aug 23, 2018

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    Have a great Friday!
     
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  15. ANALOGUE

    ANALOGUE Aug 24, 2018

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  16. septentrio

    septentrio Aug 24, 2018

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    Eterna!
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  17. Slideit

    Slideit Aug 24, 2018

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    Drinks at work, so a Cocktail watch to fit the occasion

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  18. CPRwatch

    CPRwatch Aug 24, 2018

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    Seiko SKX for today , image.jpeg
     
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  19. Dre

    Dre Aug 24, 2018

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    UG Friday

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  20. Co-axial

    Co-axial Aug 24, 2018

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    Wearing this
     
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