So I picked out a Flieger...

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So I picked out a Flieger...

Post by Joe C » Fri Sep 02, 2016 10:37 am

Just wanted to follow up with you guys on a question I posed earlier this summer re: flieger watches. I asked you guys your opinion for a flieger style watch like a Laco/Stowa/Archimede etc.
Lots of great responses and thoughtful help. I finally went with a Stowa TO2.

Several things lead me towards Stowa.

1) reputation for quality and good customer service

2) the aesthetic of the flieger T02

3) Stowas history and ties to the traditional flieger

4) Robust case and water resistance ( 200m)

It wears (43mm)very, very nicely on my 6.75" wrist
And the rubber strap and deployant are super comfy.

Anyways thanks for your help and here are a couple of crappy pics along with a nice Swiss Army knife they sent me :thumbsup:

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Re: So I picked out a Flieger...

Post by hoppyjr » Fri Sep 02, 2016 10:40 am

Congrats! I love me some Stowa.

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Re: So I picked out a Flieger...

Post by pbj204 » Fri Sep 02, 2016 10:56 am

That looks great. Congrats

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Post by mattcantwin » Fri Sep 02, 2016 12:08 pm

Smart choice! :thumbsup:
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Re: So I picked out a Flieger...

Post by deepcdvr » Fri Sep 02, 2016 12:21 pm

Very cool! Looks a bit Sinn'ish - which is a good thing.

Nice watch for sure. CONGRATS! :cheers:
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Re: So I picked out a Flieger...

Post by unixshrk » Fri Sep 02, 2016 12:43 pm

Looking goid

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Re: So I picked out a Flieger...

Post by jimyritz » Fri Sep 02, 2016 1:54 pm

Nice---Congrats :thumbsup:

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Re: So I picked out a Flieger...

Post by marchone » Fri Sep 02, 2016 1:59 pm

Love that watch.
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So I picked out a Flieger...

Post by andrema » Fri Sep 02, 2016 2:15 pm

deepcdvr wrote:Very cool! Looks a bit Sinn'ish - which is a good thing.

Nice watch for sure. CONGRATS! :cheers:
Watch out, Brice is a big dude ;)
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Re: So I picked out a Flieger...

Post by 1954Selmer » Fri Sep 02, 2016 5:14 pm

Fantastic. Enjoy
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Re: So I picked out a Flieger...

Post by andrema » Fri Sep 02, 2016 5:28 pm

Great watch! Wears real nice too!
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Re: So I picked out a Flieger...

Post by Joe C » Fri Sep 02, 2016 7:10 pm

Thanks for the kind comments fellas!
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Re: So I picked out a Flieger...

Post by Torrid » Fri Sep 02, 2016 7:13 pm

So it comes on a rubber strap? I wouldn't think a rubber would go well on a flieger, but that looks perfect.

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Post by CGSshorty » Fri Sep 02, 2016 9:31 pm

Torrid wrote:So it comes on a rubber strap? I wouldn't think a rubber would go well on a flieger, but that looks perfect.
You can also order it on leather.
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Re: So I picked out a Flieger...

Post by Joe C » Sat Sep 03, 2016 7:48 am

Torrid wrote:So it comes on a rubber strap? I wouldn't think a rubber would go well on a flieger, but that looks perfect.
It really does work well with the rubber... This flieger is a bit more contemporary, according to Stowa, and so they offer it on rubber to accommodate that updated look.

That being said I am on the books with Art and Drew to get some leather and canvas straps :thumbsup:
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Re: So I picked out a Flieger...

Post by BBK357 » Sat Sep 03, 2016 7:52 am

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