Watches - another passion of ours, it seems...post your pics!
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  Not entirely keen on the strap, but everything else is fab!

 
 
It is a 43mm Carrera 1887 Ceramic Bezel with some special changes for the Tag/McLaren partnership; most importantly the "McLaren Orange" writing and the tire tread strap.  In person the strap, like on the Chopard Superfast Chronos, is actually pretty spiffy (and super comfy!).  It is a sport watch and it plays to that well.
 
Jan 12, 2015 at 2:42 PM Post #8,464 of 13,456

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  I couldn't help myself...  The blues are just too close...
 

 
I still have this on a 'Wishlist' somewhere. Love the styling.
 
What do you think of it?
 
Jan 12, 2015 at 5:25 PM Post #8,465 of 13,456

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  I couldn't help myself...  The blues are just too close...
 
 

I've been eyeing this one for weeks now, the all black version, very nice looking watch.
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Jan 12, 2015 at 6:26 PM Post #8,466 of 13,456

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  Saw one of these at a shop recently, I don't think I've ever coveted a watch as much as this before..

 
Thou shalt covet. I have a Kirium Ti5 but that Carrera is handsome.
 
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My wife promised to buy me a Hellcat one of these days!
 


707 hp.  She's a real keeper! Covet-licious!
 
Jan 12, 2015 at 7:30 PM Post #8,468 of 13,456

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  I couldn't help myself...  The blues are just too close...

 
Had it!
Liked it a lot but sold it through WUS last year (was looking for something a bit bigger...)
 
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Is that Solar Seiko Chronograph ......that is a beautiful beast .....cheers

 
Why yes indeed it is 
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.  It is a Seiko SSC017.  I've been hunting for a travel watch for a few years now - I wanted something that I could swim with, accurate, inexpensive and (the hardest of all) something I actually liked.  I'm surprised how much I like it.  It is exceptionally well built.  And I don't mean for the price, I mean in general.
 
 
   
I still have this on a 'Wishlist' somewhere. Love the styling.
 
What do you think of it?

 
I LOVE it.  Build quality is surprisingly good.  It looks outstanding in person and the blue is nice.  It still has some design elements of lower end watch like hand length, dial layout, the lume dot not being exactly in the middle of the triangle marker on the timing ring, etc but I would highly recommend it.  It's better in person than photos (and it's pretty good in photos).
 
 
   
Had it!
Liked it a lot but sold it through WUS last year (was looking for something a bit bigger...)

 
What did you end up with?  It had a good amount of heft to it.
 
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  What did you end up with?  It had a good amount of heft to it.

 
I think I actually got 2 watches at that time, a Deep Blue and an Obris Morgan (I think I had posted pics of them here... I think...)
 
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I couldn't help myself...  The blues are just too close...





I purchased a Seiko Suba Diver's 7002-7009 A1 watch in 1993.
Posted photos a couple years ago in this thread.

Even with all the use it is working perfect. It's amazing how long they last.


Congratulations.
 

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