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Independents: Tries too hard…….

Nice watch but tries too hard to join the integrated bracelet crowd. LF make lovely watches on non-metal straps/bracelets and should continue to grow organically as they are.
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By: guycord
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Girard Perregaux: Im just cynical

of these type of high-end watches, using what is now common materials (from scrap bins of auto/aero parts makers) that in effect press the composite in a mould and have minimal finishing. With a metal or even a full ceramic case, there is an element of quality required to make a passable product. Th
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By: guycord
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Girard Perregaux: Love Astons, love GP but

I wish these watch manufacturers would stop making utter cr@p. This is cr@p. Compress some flaked CF off-cuts, a bit of granulised Ti in some resin and press-out and trim. I aim this critique at RM, GP, UN, Hublot and all others. Please tell me why this is a $27k watch that is materially better than
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By: guycord
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Rolex: RubberB Bands can transform Rolex SS

I have 2 - one for a 116500LN (didnt work too well but ok for a Sub The Blue Band works great on the Yachtie......
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By: guycord
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Automotive: Remember too….

At the time, - 2010/11 or so, I had a not so clever DB4 which was undergoing renovation after the previous owner let her go a bit. I used to travel frequently to Goldhawk Rd to visit Nicolas Mee & Co. They had a lovely DB7Zag which they were not shifting. £99k IIRC. I could have / should have bought
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By: guycord
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TimeOut: Darn...Im rusty

The area of a quarter is Pi / 4 x r^2 >>>>. The White square is a height of triangle base thing so r^2 /2 as we know the hypotenuse=r >>>>> Hence the area of the curved areas is [(Pi / 4 x r^2) - (r^2 /2)] x 2 = A1 >>>> The small shaded square (A2) is known as it is as the same as the white square -
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By: guycord
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Ulysse Nardin: For Fat Fingers and Little Crowns….

Lovely UN piece. I have this little clutch winder which gives better feel and accuracy of the winding process.
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By: guycord
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Automotive: Not a fan......

Im not a fan - my heart has always been with the V12V - even to the exclusion of a wonderful DB4 and V8 Virage Volante Widebody. However, prejudice aside for low lying high-powered 2-seat Coupes, the AM fan base and Owners Club (Red Trouser W@nkeritis set) poo-poo'ed the original Lagonda SUV concept
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By: guycord
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Ulysse Nardin:

www.youtube.com
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By: guycord
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