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  1. MRC Mar 4, 2019

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    Before a new battery was fitted to my 1979/80 Seamaster this afternoon I was carefully warned that it wouldn't be waterproof without fitting new gaskets and testing. My reply is always "That is the last watch I would take to sea!" Look at it, apart from dining at the Captain's table on a large cruise-liner what use is it at sea above or under water?

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    Omega AD wants to send it away to have new gaskets at GBP100 a pop, so I take it to a Rolex AD who fits a new battery for GBP15 -- and gives me that warning. With modern (non-mercury) batteries only lasting 13-15 months keeping it immersible would be expensive.
     
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  2. MRC Mar 4, 2019

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    Just one.

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  3. stevec14 Mar 4, 2019

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  4. dougiedude Carpe horologium! Mar 4, 2019

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    This beauty just became my latest acquisition. I’d been hoping to find one of these ever since they were announced by Longines over three years ago:

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    Thanks, @Livesimply11 :thumbsup: !
     
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  5. Mad Dog “Kung Fu Grip” Mar 4, 2019

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  6. Norfolk Mar 4, 2019

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    Shoveling snow wearing this one. B442F497-BACF-49CF-81A3-008E7398F027.jpeg
     
  7. MRC Mar 4, 2019

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    Incoming!
     
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  8. Rpadilla Mar 4, 2019

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    Triple date to get week started. Now searching online for Mad Dog action figure.
     
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  9. Omega1 Mar 4, 2019

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    Why thank you sir it’s much appreciated.....
     
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  10. Rpadilla Mar 4, 2019

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    Happy Belated Birthday! Hope you celebrated with a fine vintage birth year wine.
     
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  11. ras47 Mar 4, 2019

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    I hear they're going for crazy premiums on eBay. :D
     
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  12. maanu Mar 4, 2019

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    ZRC Limited Edition.
     
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  13. Mad Dog “Kung Fu Grip” Mar 4, 2019

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    Shots fired! :eek:

    Shots fired! :eek:

    Shots fired! :eek:

    Dude, you’re mean. ::censored::
     
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  14. whippetman01 Mar 4, 2019

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    Well it’s almost Tuesday
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  15. ricardorio Mar 4, 2019

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  16. adi4 Mar 4, 2019

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    Yep, notched crown (which I believe is correct for most if not all '69 6139-6005s). The original pushers were bent and the crystal scratched to hell, but it turned out rather nice after getting some new pushers and crystal.

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  17. jmazpiazu Mar 4, 2019

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  18. amphib44 Mar 4, 2019

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    This today. I haven’t worn it in quite a while. 8A71DB6B-B4E5-4C82-A5F6-15BC304CDA21.jpeg A736C1A3-2317-46D3-9EB3-95E22B31522E.jpeg
     
  19. panic k. Mar 4, 2019

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    PJK03296.jpg The Hammy
     
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  20. TexOmega Mar 4, 2019

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    Cal 344 bumper early 1950’s

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