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Jaeger-LeCoultre: Pic

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By: roundel
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Zenith: Awesome!

I really want to see one of these nervous Inventors in person! I also want to see the aeronith bezel in person. I understand it’s like aluminum Swiss cheese willed with resin. It appears like terrazzo in photos. Such a cool watch!
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By: roundel
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Jaeger-LeCoultre: Love the hours font

My first sampling of a memovox movement was in an IWC GST alarm. It was a great watch, but the cursive International Watch Company printing seemed at odds with the Bauhaus design of the rest of the watch. Then I had the Memovox compressor pictured. The alarm crown pulled out to turn off the alarm ju
4d
By: roundel
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Omega: Looking great!

Mine came on the same gator strap, but I’ve been wearing it on the coated nylon. Both are great. Thanks for your pic!
4d
By: roundel
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Omega: Really enjoying my DSOTM Black Black

This watch has been getting a ton of wrist time. It keeps such great time, and the pushers have a great feel to them. It is hard to not keep glancing at the fun play of light off the different sheens of the various surfaces. I also appreciate how the ceramic case shows absolutely no wear at all! Tha
5d
By: roundel
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Omega: Don’t modern astronauts wear the X-33

Although with a total mission time of about 11 minutes, no need for anything more that a 30 minute totalizer.
5d
By: roundel
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IWC: Speed release system for strap

The quick release system used on the bronze Aquatimer is a very flawed design which allows the strap to disconnect from the lugs with a minor bump to the strap. I hope IWC has revised the design to be much more robust on this model and any future watches.
7d
By: roundel
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IWC: GST compatibility

I believe that all of the GST models can swap bracelets, rubber straps, or Velcro end links. Actually, the rubber strap is from the 3719 which is the Aquatimer chronograph that was released after the GST chronograph.
7d
By: roundel
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IWC: Maybe “Big Pilot Reduced”

For me, a Big Pilot should have a 7 day power reserve, be big and chunky, have an iron cage, and a date. So my suggestion is give a name that respects the traits that made the 5002 an icon, while recognizing that the crown, font, and case shape are drawn from the original. I have a BP Miramar, and i
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By: roundel
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