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      12-05-2008, 10:15 AM   #23
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I've been wearing the stainless Submariner for 10 years. It's a classic.
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      12-05-2008, 01:23 PM   #24
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I'm a HUGE Orbita guy!!
Wow, you have a very nice collection! I appreciate you taking the time to post up those pics and links, and I'm glad to hear that orbita is a good brand since I don't know too much when it comes to winders. I'll be picking up the winder this afternoon so I'll let you know what the company HQ looks like.
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      12-05-2008, 01:31 PM   #25
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I like the Daytona a little better. Seems like everyone has a Submariner, but still a nice watch nonetheless.
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Wow, you have a very nice collection! I appreciate you taking the time to post up those pics and links, and I'm glad to hear that orbita is a good brand since I don't know too much when it comes to winders. I'll be picking up the winder this afternoon so I'll let you know what the company HQ looks like.
Ask for Kevin and tell him John from WATCH TALK FORUMS sent you!
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John, its been a while!

Good stuff as always. Beautiful photography! Thanks for sharing.

I think you wrote more stuff for Roundel, right?
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      12-05-2008, 04:19 PM   #28
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My 2 cents... Watches are outdated, you have a cell phone for a timepiece.

Is this something to wear to complement your personal sense of style? I can sort of see how that works, although I think I'd rather have dreadlocks and some hemp sandals
A watch is basically a functional piece of jewelery IMO. From your mindset I guess you could also argue that there is no need for a Rolex or any other automatic high-end watch when you can just buy a $20 casio that will tell you the time just the same, or why drive a BMW when a perfectly good kia can get you from point A to point B just fine.
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      12-05-2008, 04:23 PM   #30
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I had forgotten all about you, it must be about two years since you last posted. FWIW, i don't come around here much anymore either, I mean how many times can you read about a snowflake symbol. Great pics as usual I love Rolex too and also own a 16610.
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John, its been a while!

Good stuff as always. Beautiful photography! Thanks for sharing.

I think you wrote more stuff for Roundel, right?
I have - I had a comparison article of my 330i with my wife's 3G TL published not too long ago.
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I had forgotten all about you, it must be about two years since you last posted. FWIW, i don't come around here much anymore either, I mean how many times can you read about a snowflake symbol. Great pics as usual I love Rolex too and also own a 16610.
Naaawww....it hasn't been that long...only about a year.
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I have - I had a comparison article of my 330i with my wife's 3G TL published not too long ago.
Yeah thats the one. Nice.
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      12-05-2008, 05:43 PM   #34
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curious....what does the new submariner with the ceramic bezel run?
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I've been pretty busy lately. But here's a couple of photos of my latest pick up - a simple 16610:

Hope you enjoyed the photos!
I love Mont Blanc pens! I traded in my Tag Carrera and am picking up a Daytona like that one for my Christmas present.
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      12-05-2008, 07:58 PM   #36
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curious....what does the new submariner with the ceramic bezel run?

Do you mean the ceramic bezel GMT or the all-gold Submariner? This is the GMT and it runs about 6k or so:



This is the all gold Sub (not yet available in two-tone or stainless):


It runs just shy of 30k.
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      12-05-2008, 08:03 PM   #37
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I love Mont Blanc pens! I traded in my Tag Carrera and am picking up a Daytona like that one for my Christmas present.

I've kinda got a pen thing too....here's a gold Rolex pen the President of Rolex USA gave me:



Here's the latest Mont Blanc I picked up....the "Cool Blue Pen."



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      12-05-2008, 09:31 PM   #38
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watches are overrated, i'd rather buy another mod...



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wow. Nice watches and photos!!
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wow. Nice watches and photos!!
Thanks! 'Preciate it.
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