Features
Spotlight
Features
Featured Forums
IWC
Brand Forums
Lifestyle
Resources
ios

Omega: That's impressive. For sure the little wear has contributed to it going so long without a need for servicing.

Actually, that frequency - roughly once every two or three months - might not be too far from the optimal wearing frequency for this purpose! 😁
8d
By: countzero
0

Horological Meandering: At least the pricing is relatively reasonable. 😉 I suppose it should be good that there are more options like this at various price points...

The finishing of the Chinese micro rotor movement is not exactly anything to write home about, but then what can you expect at this price. At least it has some decoration. Had not seen this movement before.
8d
By: countzero
0

Omega: And yes, for the 'lower level' Seikos it is actually cheaper to just buy a new watch than to have it serviced.

At least unless one knows a good independent watchmaker willing to service Japanese watches and with access to parts. Same with Orient. A bit sad, in a way...
8d
By: countzero
0

Omega: I was initially a bit surprised about the length of the period with no service, but in general sounds like a reasonable approach.

Regarding your last point, I have also some times wondered about the relationship between the amount of wear and the required service interval. I presume the standard recommendations on the service interval, typically around 5 years, are based on wearing the watch all the time. But when you have man
8d
By: countzero
1

Omega: No, not bad at all!

But if read it right, and the movement not been serviced for 17 years, it is about time! 😉
8d
By: countzero
1

Food & Wine: 😉 [nt]

10d
By: countzero
0

Food & Wine: Haven't tasted that one, but looks good.

I select potato chips mainly based on ingredients. For basic chips (i.e. with no flavoring), there should be only three ingredients: potatoes, sea salt and good quality oil, e.g. sunflower oil. Absolutely nothing more. And preferably kettle cooked. The quality of potatoes can furthermore vary, but t
10d
By: countzero
1