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      01-16-2013, 11:19 AM   #1783
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      01-16-2013, 11:49 AM   #1784
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^beautiful watch!

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      01-16-2013, 11:58 AM   #1785
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      01-16-2013, 01:19 PM   #1786
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      01-16-2013, 01:22 PM   #1787
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After quite a bit of research (willing to spend enough, but not a ridiculous amount of $), I decided to buy a Brookstone double watch winder online. This is one of those products that is sold by "one of those companies" that most people say "Wow you're an idiot for buying a watch winder from Brookstone." (and I generally NEVER buy anything from there, I don't like the store). But I've had it for about a year, I've never had any problems, it has several speed settings so that you won't under/overwind your watches needlessly as long as you look up which setting is appropriate for the watch, and it looks nice.
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I have the ACCURATIC automatic watch winder and it's awesome. The motor is very quiet and you can attach other winders to it.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...pf_rd_i=507846
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I found a wolf triple, with storage for 3 or 4 watches above for $350 on a deal a day site a couple years ago. Still works great.

I've had the brookstone and eBay winders, they all die after a few years. IMO its better to buy quality (Orbita, Wolf, etc) or just get a nice watch box. Stay away from any winder that has two watches per motor.
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gilt.com has a sale on watch winders today. I bought mine from them and their prices are very good.

http://gilt.com/m/bazbaz/watch-winders-1606/135105227

Gilt is invitation only, you can check it out here:
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Thanks for the heads-up guys. Wolf makes great products, but you're certainly paying to play. Similar to Steinhaus, very $$$.

I'll look into some of these, and let you know. If i go for the gilt winder, i'll make sure you get that $25 referral bonus
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      01-17-2013, 11:34 PM   #1788
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didn't work for some reason
guess I'll take it to a shop. Thanks though!
Sorry it didn't work out. I've had it work on some, but not all of my watches as well. Was worth a shot.
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      01-18-2013, 09:57 AM   #1789
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      01-18-2013, 10:29 AM   #1790
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A bit off topic, but can anyone PM me some recommendations for a decent watch winder? Preferably, something that winds 2 watches but can hold a couple more - and doesn't cost an arm or a leg. Any links will be appreciated. Thanks!
Orbita makes good winders
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      01-19-2013, 08:45 PM   #1791
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      01-19-2013, 08:48 PM   #1792
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picture was posted just for you



turned out alright for an Ipad picture.

I actually just got my big camera out for some serious picture taking the other night for the first time in a long time.

Might be getting around to a photo catalogue sooner or later of all the watches.

probably later then sooner however, lots on my plate at the moment.
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      01-19-2013, 08:49 PM   #1793
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dude, shoot with the mark 3, you lazy bastard.
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      01-19-2013, 08:54 PM   #1794
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dude, shoot with the mark 3, you lazy bastard.
I have a 3rd speedlight now.... so things can only improve though it seems I can't get the new 600ex-rt to connect with my pocketwizzards, which is a real shame because I don't like shooting with a flash in my hotshoe. Maybe I just haven't hit the right switches yet... maybe I'll try shortly if I'm not being still lazy.
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      01-19-2013, 09:52 PM   #1795
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this is a partial collection job, I was very lazy while taking these pictures, so there is nothing artistic about them

also was trying to get all my flashes to sync up properly, so was pretty distracted.
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      01-19-2013, 10:04 PM   #1796
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I don't get jealous much... but damn. I'm speechless.

Ok, maybe not speechless... the Zenith is sick, and I'm sure the movement looks amazing. Clean the splooge off the Zurich. The Cartier has a cool crown.
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      01-19-2013, 10:12 PM   #1797
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I don't get jealous much... but damn. I'm speechless.

Ok, maybe not speechless... the Zenith is sick, and I'm sure the movement looks amazing. Clean the splooge off the Zurich. The Cartier has a cool crown.
lol, yeah the watches are a dirty mess. I like to wear them more then clean them. I know some people sit around at home and use soap and water and all sorts of plastic things to clean their watches, then seal them in zip lock bags (my dad wraps his watches in paper towel, then zip locks them and writes what watch is in each individual bag....)

I clean my watches about as often as I clean my cars watches are meant to be worn, cars are meant to be driven.

Give me time, and they will gleam. For a week.
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      01-19-2013, 10:14 PM   #1798
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the two coolest/prettiest looking movements I have belong to the Zenith and the Nomos. Both are fantastic to look at.

I sometimes regret not getting the white faced Cartier, but I still like the dark colour, keeps it more casual for me.
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      01-19-2013, 10:24 PM   #1799
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ugh..... now i'm cleaning..... thanks a lot.... could have been chilling and watching a movie, but no.... you had to point out my watches were dirty
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k, only a tiny bit more effort went into these shots. and a quick wipe of the watches... nothing too serious.

here's some more magic for you chewy.

first picture is of the back of the Nomos and the Zenith.
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      01-20-2013, 11:49 AM   #1801
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nice pics Reed!

That Omega looks great in that last photo... always wanted one, but never was really high on my list.
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nice pics Reed!

That Omega looks great in that last photo... always wanted one, but never was really high on my list.
It's always one of the easiest watches to photograph. I can be so absolutely lazy with it and just take a shot and it always looks good. There's a bunch of scratches on the hesalite Chrystal and such but I think just the way the edges of the plastic curve down, it rarely leaves a funny glare.

It's such a simple looking watch on the wrist but neat in photos. Always a pleasing surprise.

If you ever get one, (in my opinion) get the one with the exhibition case back. It has a very pretty movement, much like the one in the Zenith, only that because its a manual wind, you can always see all of it... Sadly mine isn't an exhibition case back so I don't get to see the pretty internals... Sometimes I just want to grab that one too . just so I have the option...

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