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by ChuckW
Sun Nov 03, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: Omega Forum
Topic: Omega Parts Help
Replies: 10
Views: 2602

Re: Omega Parts Help

Otto Frei hasn't been able to get parts from Omega for a few years, so they're pretty much sold down to the seeds and stems.
CarloDWC wrote:
Sun Nov 03, 2019 11:15 am
You can also maybe find something here:

http://www.ofrei.com/page_146.html
by ChuckW
Wed Oct 30, 2019 11:25 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Buyer or Seller?
Replies: 33
Views: 1740

Re: Buyer or Seller?

The issues mentioned in this thread underscore the wisdom of getting out of the constant buy/sell cycle. Is that blasphemy?
by ChuckW
Wed Oct 30, 2019 8:44 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Buyer or Seller?
Replies: 33
Views: 1740

Re: Buyer or Seller?

I appreciate all of the thoughtful replies. I've been on both sides of this situation. My experience (twice) with the USPS is that once they say the package was delivered, they will absolutely refuse to pay insurance if it doesn't reach the buyers hands. On a third lost package occasion, they claim...
by ChuckW
Tue Oct 29, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Buyer or Seller?
Replies: 33
Views: 1740

Re: Buyer or Seller?

Anything I sell that has value in hundreds of dollars or more, the default method is signature confirmation. Some buyers find that inconvenient and I will send without it as long as it's understood that I'll take no responsibility for anything that goes missing, but tracks as delivered. In the scena...
by ChuckW
Sun Oct 27, 2019 5:14 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Anyone need an Omega bracelet?
Replies: 14
Views: 1943

Anyone need an Omega bracelet?

Never seen anything like this before.

https://omegaforums.net/threads/omega-b ... e.103765/
by ChuckW
Sat Oct 26, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: Micro Brands
Topic: Roebuck Watch Co.'s Diviso
Replies: 4
Views: 3262

Re: Roebuck Watch Co.'s Diviso

By the looks of it, the L2L is pretty long. I could probably pull it off better than most folks, but prefer not to.
by ChuckW
Thu Oct 24, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: So who's buying the Odysseus?
Replies: 28
Views: 3646

Re: So who's buying the Odysseus?

At that price, even Sirens could not tempt me.
by ChuckW
Wed Oct 23, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Groomsmen Gift
Replies: 56
Views: 6724

Re: Groomsmen Gift

They should have something to remember. Buy 'em a good time.

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by ChuckW
Tue Oct 15, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Taking a step back
Replies: 27
Views: 5533

Re: Taking a step back

I find that there are more individuals I like on the Internet than in "real life." Besides, in cyberspace, it's easier to choose who you associate with. As an HOA board member, I sometimes think I'm living in Florida.
by ChuckW
Fri Oct 04, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Somebody stop me.
Replies: 27
Views: 1690

Re: Somebody stop me.

Stop.....please stop.
by ChuckW
Fri Sep 20, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: Doxa Forum
Topic: New Doxa God of the Sea
Replies: 2
Views: 1963

Re: New Doxa God of the Sea

Sorry, that's Aquadive, not Doxa, but still interesting.
by ChuckW
Fri Sep 20, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: Doxa Forum
Topic: New Doxa God of the Sea
Replies: 2
Views: 1963

New Doxa God of the Sea

Just got an email and the pre-order price of $1395 looks pretty dang enticing. https://ecp.yusercontent.com/mail?url=https%3A%2F%2Fgallery.mailchimp.com%2Fd697ed156d8945aea16644c0b%2Fimages%2F4157eb31-b3c2-4f40-b0c0-40d4b9c3b359.jpg&t=1569012192&ymreqid=ffe0f164-b942-4864-1c5f-3a000001b200&sig=Wu5Dr...
by ChuckW
Wed Sep 18, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: Micro Brands
Topic: Precista PRS-14 back on the wrist
Replies: 10
Views: 1891

Precista PRS-14 back on the wrist

For the last four months, my PRS-14 was with Jack at IWW for service and the mediocre lume was also redone. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48756332137_22546abc66_b.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48756333017_aae4f27d57_b.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48756381672_43d2a53aab_b.j...
by ChuckW
Mon Sep 16, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: something up aquadive's sleeve
Replies: 7
Views: 706

Re: something up aquadive's sleeve

Joeprez wrote:
Mon Sep 16, 2019 1:54 pm
Me too! I've always liked the Bathy 100 GMT model... really want to grab one this year.
You may want to keep an eye out for one pre-owned. ADs seem to take a pretty good hit on resale.
by ChuckW
Mon Sep 09, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Strap Forum
Topic: Cheap ebay tropic rubber strap
Replies: 0
Views: 3571

Cheap ebay tropic rubber strap

Got this on ebay for $20. Don't know how it compares to the more expensive ones like Isorane Tropic or Meraud, but while it's a tad on the stiff side, it feels more comfy than Uncle Seiko and looks better than Watch Geiko. Length is pretty good at 78 x 128mm and comes in 20mm and 22mm. The watch I b...
by ChuckW
Sat Sep 07, 2019 2:36 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Orient Star Power Reserve 200M Diver
Replies: 12
Views: 1582

Re: Orient Star Power Reserve 200M Diver

I own an Orient Triton, which is similar to this Orient Star in many ways. It's only slightly smaller, with a 43.4 mm width, 13.6 mm height, 22mm lugs, and 51mm L2L. If has the same movement as the Saturation Diver, but a much more manageable size and a lot less expensive ($400 from Long Island Watc...
by ChuckW
Thu Aug 29, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: New CW C60 apex
Replies: 14
Views: 896

Re: New CW C60 apex

I'll make an attempt to be irrepressively positive. I like everything about it except the front and the back.
by ChuckW
Mon Aug 26, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: Micro Brands
Topic: Makara's Sea Serpent
Replies: 8
Views: 1874

Re: Makara's Sea Serpent

That guy had a big forum presence on WUS when he was initially trying to sell his watches, but when quality issues arose, he ghosted his customers like the douchebag he is. Even if he made a watch that appealed to me, I wouldn't spend a penny with him.
by ChuckW
Sun Aug 25, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: WRUW - SUNDAY 8/25/19
Replies: 29
Views: 1276

Re: WRUW - SUNDAY 8/25/19

PO and a Bolivar Corona Extra from 2003. Weather finally cooled down enough to enjoy a cigar.Image

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by ChuckW
Fri Aug 23, 2019 12:55 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: [emoji3591] FRIDAY 08/23/19 WRUW - TGIF -
Replies: 38
Views: 1317

Re: ➡️ FRIDAY 08/23/19 WRUW - TGIF -

Citizen on Toxic MagnumImage

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by ChuckW
Wed Aug 21, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: A single position at a computer company
Replies: 7
Views: 683

Re: A single position at a computer company

The manager probably saw your first post on DWC and decided not to hire you.
by ChuckW
Sat Aug 17, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Someone mention colorful dials?
Replies: 16
Views: 1249

Re: Someone mention colorful dials?

Halloween candy vomit.
by ChuckW
Mon Aug 12, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: Music, Movies, Cars, Bikes & Sports
Topic: 65' VW Bug project
Replies: 102
Views: 17519

Re: 65' VW Bug project

I think I know where I could get an old bug locally in decent shape. The only thing that keeps me from doing it is the lack of ac. Summers in Atlanta are brutal.
by ChuckW
Thu Aug 08, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Tropic Straps
Replies: 83
Views: 3698

Re: Tropic Straps

Found a link on WUS to Meraud tropic strap and it looks promising. I haven't found any definitive reviews yet, but they claim to use very flexible rubber, comes in two lengths (112 x 73, 125 x 85), comes in black and blue, and is less expensive than the new Tropic strap @ 45 euros. Only comes in 20...
by ChuckW
Wed Aug 07, 2019 4:13 am
Forum: Main Forum
Topic: Tropic Straps
Replies: 83
Views: 3698

Re: Tropic Straps

Uncle Seiko has a tropic style strap just as good for 39 bucks 79 seems high for what you get. I have the 19mm uncle seiko tropic on my Seiko 6105 and comfortable you can get 2 for the price of one. Not much of a discount only a few buck wtf. I just sold an Uncle Seiko tropic because I didn't care ...