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  1. Jonathan40 Feb 19, 2021

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    First venture into thin Admiralty Grey NATO.
    I think it looks good on the 57 E9D43A85-157E-401B-B777-DF420836F905.jpeg
     
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  2. Jones in LA Isofrane hoarder. Feb 19, 2021

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    OK -- with all due respect to Steve Jobs, it's back to an even more impressive example of technological wizardry...

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  3. Jones in LA Isofrane hoarder. Feb 19, 2021

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    Sorry for posting another image of the same watch on the same day, but...

    Most folks probably don't know that the black lacquer on the >15'000 dial has some distinctive yellow pigment mixed in as well, and I've found this difficult to show in photos. I think I finally got it in this image: Yay iPhone 10S camera!

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  4. Alpha Kilt Owner, Beagle Parent, Omega Collector Feb 19, 2021

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    Evening 'Luch'

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  5. Spruce Sunburst dial fan Feb 19, 2021

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    Alpha to Omega - it couldn’t get any better ;)
     
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  6. dougiedude Carpe horologium! Feb 19, 2021

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    Agreed!

    Here’s my contribution:

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    Mine landed safely in the melting snow :D!
     
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  7. Lou P YaY! Feb 19, 2021

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    I feel the need for bling!
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  8. Go Spurs Go Feb 19, 2021

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    Had this guy on this week....have a good weekend everyone! 70540D8A-0E51-4C1B-BCA7-C5E2A3F7169B.jpeg
     
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  9. Bakertime Feb 19, 2021

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    Triple SSS
     
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  10. noelekal Feb 19, 2021

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    Yea Lou P!

    Your thoughts are appreciated most gratefully here in Texas, where we've been caught flatfooted in dangerously cold weather so severe and so long lasting compared with what we're accustomed to and we have egg on our face to have assumed that our beloved State grid system would pull us through. We should have been able to have faith in its capacity too but for the politics of ERCOT (Electric Reliability Council of Texas) that reared its ugly head during this Arctic blast. Thanks to ERCOT the rolling blackouts they said we would all sustain occurred elsewhere in the state for rolling blackouts never rolled our way in this region, not one single time from late Sunday night to late Tuesday night when power was restored. Thankfully it's been on ever since, though blackouts were threatened yesterday afternoon.

    Just within the past hour I'm a much happier camper because I just discovered our fancy high-tech gas tankless water heater has fired up and with no leaks, apparently none the worse for wear after failing Sunday night when its electrically ignited freeze protection was defeated by the power failure. I've been working on thawing it all this morning. It's currently a toasty 43F this afternoon, the first time we've seen it above 32F since Tuesday afternoon of last week. It got as low as 1F here two mornings in a row with highs ranging from 12F to 17F during the day. Even last night it reached a low of 12F.

    Here's a few photos documenting things from the past few days including the rarest photo ever seen on OmegaForums, a genu-wine Speedmaster encircled Texas icicle "stalagmite" rising up from the driveway from an overhanging drip, hastily snapped a little while ago. It's gone now, what with the balmy breezes of the afternoon.
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    Two watches have shared duties for the week, mostly because I didn't want to go back in the cold room where the safe is to open it to retrieve other watches. So the Speedmaster and the Seiko SRP715 field watch shared Arctic blast duties. We have gas heat in our 120-something year old house, but have always relied on occasional supplemental electric heat in a few peripheral rooms.

    Monday morning. Didn't think to take a photo until I'd been up a while. At 6AM it was 1 degree.
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    Later that day.
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    That was on Monday. Things became more brutal after that when we lost power. We were warm as toast inside, but cold water showering is not to be recommended. I'm just about to have a shave, the first since the weekend. Cold water shaving somehow seems even more brutal than the cold water showering was.

    So goes the saga of when the North Pole temporarily moved to Texas. We're wimps compared with other regions of the world. I'll admit it. Next week it's forecast to hit the mid 70s F here on a couple of afternoons. Go figure.
     
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  11. Willard Dynamic Feb 19, 2021

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    Still breaking in the Seamaster 300 Chrono. It’s been 3 weeks now and I’m really liking this watch. This maybe the most comfortable “large” case sport watch I own. It’s led me to completely neglect my other watches and I can feel the jealousy when I walk past my watch case.
     
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  12. ghce Feb 19, 2021

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    On rotation today, I don't wear this too often as it reminds me that I need to acquire some more straps for my other 2 currently strapless Eternamatics which with the effects on international postage make it a painful process to order.
    I need about 10 straps and bracelets to fill current demand for my recent acquisitions but with the 2 month wait on posted items I just don't even want to think about it.

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  13. Kiwibloke Feb 19, 2021

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    image.jpg Trying a mesh strap on the Geneve...
     
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  14. LesXL Feb 19, 2021

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    Neon Friday MVIMG_20210219_195935.jpg
     
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  15. Jones in LA Isofrane hoarder. Feb 19, 2021

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    All right, last watch and last post on this thread today -- I promise (but no guarantees for other watches on other threads :D)

    I couldn't bear to miss Isofrane Friday :)

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  16. hmmmcamu Feb 19, 2021

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    Vintage ELGIN Diver
     
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  17. jmazpiazu Feb 19, 2021

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  18. MtnMarine Feb 19, 2021

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    I stopped by a local shop today and they had this tritium 16570 explorer 2. This is it vs my 3592.50. Just thought this may be helpful for size comparison reference.
     
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  19. Linesiders Stripers, not snook. Feb 19, 2021

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    New to me unpolished 1675

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  20. KeithS Feb 19, 2021

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