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Blown away by Grand Seiko

But it seems I really did rub you the wrong way. In hindsight, these are enthusiast forums and passions run high, I should have considered that before describing the Pepsi so harshly, my apologies to you sir if that upset you. That aside, this particular
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By: afaleh
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Boxcar
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Blown away by Grand Seiko

I just don’t get how GS can make such a tremendous watch for such a low price, the zeratsu finishing is outrageous!!! So is the quality of materials used and the sheer amount of engineering put into the design and the movement. What really got me since I
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By: afaleh
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Boxcar
1095

Minase x Fratello Divido

Hi all, this is probably not a very popular watch but one I would like to share my experience with. This is a relatively rare model as only 10 had been produced. From my Fratello contact, only 2 came to US, 1 to Canada and the rest are in Europe. First im
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By: EdwardC
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singingbee
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When I “ask,” what are the best 4-door sports saloons, YOU SAY????

Porsche Panamera. Only 4 doors, if sport needed? I will look at a Mercedes CLS. AMG . A little bit smaller: Lexus IS F.
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By: Ted-Lo
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Ted-Lo
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Lexus Electrified response to BMW Big Snout

TOYOTA CITY, Japan (March 30, 2021) – Lexus announced today initiatives for the transformation of the Lexus brand through its “Lexus Concept Reveal Show”. With a spirit of innovation and support from buyers around the world, Lexus continues to evolve as a
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By: cazalea
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amanico
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Virtual LA Auto Show is underway; Reports inside this thread

In the years since about 2015 when Toyota introduced its hydrogen fuel cell vehicle, they have sold at total of 6500. I did a road test for WPS in 2016 . This photo is from late 2014 at the LA show. In 2016 there was ONE station (and in 2021 there is only
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By: cazalea
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amanico
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How to help a brand?

You mentioned a lot of potential factors but I think these all roll up into poor brand marketing. Luxury brands for anything, bags, watches, coffee machines, once the base level of product quality is there to play with the big boys, everything else is bra
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By: Clueless_Collector
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Spencer_Karrington
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Could it be possible...?

Grand Seiko --Nope. I don't even wear it often enough. I don't even know why. Won't revisit GS because the brand did not grow on me (Lexus vs Mercedes? I'd stay with the Mercedes) Tudor BB - Yes. It can be taken everywhere Gaudy Rolex TT Daytona - Yes, my
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By: NJOW (Not Just One Watch)
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JOW (Just One Watch)
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Montblanc Minerva Villeret. A festival of horological delights.

Montblanc did save Minerva from going into liquidation and I fully acknowledge Montblanc's prowess in the pen field. It is like people acknowledging Louis Vuitton for making exquisite luggage but not many would buy a Louis Vuitton watch because for the sa
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By: amanico
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amanico
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Last of the Mohicans ... as ‘they’ say.

And i wil tell why. I drive a Honda Civic Diesel. A story. But when i resume my story, i like your Renault Clio Sport story. Great sporty bomb. Why my car is also the last real great Diesel in it’s segment. It is a reliable car of Japanese make. Toyota an
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By: bimbeano
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bimbeano
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