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Seiko: A surprising difference

Despite wide price differences in GS watches, I would expect the finishing to be more similar. Especially disappointing since I'm considering adding the SBGW231, though I doubt this roughness would be visible to the nake eye.
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By: JohnFM
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Seiko: Good to hear thickness is not an issue and that the SBGW231 is comfortable on the wrist

... not that 11.6 is especially thick, but definitely thicker than a Patek Calatrava or classic dress watches of old. Then again, what isn't? Maybe Nomos ...
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By: JohnFM
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Seiko: Lovely watch

Maybe my favorite in the GS line. It reminds me a bit of a Patek 5127 without a date. It is thicker at 11.6mm, however. Your thoughts on this and its overall feel and comfort?
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By: JohnFM
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Officine Panerai: Great pic!

Wonderful lighting, accentuating the sensuous curves of a big Panerai.
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By: JohnFM
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Automotive: Great picture!

I saw the new M3 recently and came away a little disappointed. I actually like the new kidney grille and prefer it to the cross-hatched plastic of the M340i. However, I thought BMW did a poor job with the back, essentially leaving the nice, but conservative, upper taillight section as is (which is f
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By: JohnFM
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Seiko: My favorite GS

Are the two you mention the same apart from the color of the seconds hand?
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By: JohnFM
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Jaeger-LeCoultre: I’ve always loved these simple military watches

... and you have two of the best. Not only are they legible, handsome, and understated, but they were essential tools for many of the people who used them. So they exemplify the idea of a watch, not as jewelry, but as useful, maybe even vital, to one’s life.
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By: JohnFM
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Omega: I love mine Echi.

I agree that manual wind would have been a nice touch. I also think it's a little bit thick -- not bad at all, but a little thicker than ideal.
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