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Red Bar and Craniote's New Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Diver

Post by FlyPenFly » Thu Mar 24, 2011 7:39 pm

Let's not F around, craniote's new piece:

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As a young brash and arrogant turk, I've never felt envy until now. I wish I brought my second flash and my filters. These pictures do not do this watch enough justice. It's making me contemplate selling all my watches to pickup a VC titanium grey Chrono to play at that level.

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Post by FlyPenFly » Thu Mar 24, 2011 7:44 pm

Some lesser watches:

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Post by craniotes » Thu Mar 24, 2011 7:44 pm

Yowza!

Wait, that's my watch... Sweet. :fro:

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Post by Dedalus » Thu Mar 24, 2011 7:45 pm

I know that with AP as one of the 'Big 3' (at least the original Big 3 of PP, VC, AP) you expect a certain level of finishing, etc. and I can't profess to know much about the movement in those, but the case alone is a thing of beauty.

I think that AP have gone overboard in recent years with the variety of garish variations in the ROO line, but this is simply... :love:

Huge congrats to you Adam, no doubt you'll get years of enjoyment from this piece. And thanks Jae for sharing these pics. :thumbsup:

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Post by dukerules » Thu Mar 24, 2011 7:53 pm

Wow, that place is a cafe? :grin:

Serious metal, as always, and the ROOD is beautiful. Takes one hell of a watch to outshine all those other pieces.

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Post by tmw » Thu Mar 24, 2011 8:07 pm

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holey moley batman!

The ROOD is THE watch.

And what a table. Wow. :love:
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Errr...

Post by craniotes » Thu Mar 24, 2011 8:08 pm

It's:
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And my name is spelled:
C-R-A-N-I-O-T-E-S

Otherwise, bang on, old bean!
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Post by FlyPenFly » Thu Mar 24, 2011 8:12 pm

Okay I know I had a martini and 2 cocktails and 2 shots and a beer but isn't that how I spelled it?

Maybe you should spell it Crannypanties?


edit: Okay, I misplaced the ' :P
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Post by BSears » Thu Mar 24, 2011 8:14 pm

awesome pics, Jae. :salute: :clap:

I know we've said it before, but that is some serious metal on that table. :shock:

Adam, the APROO does NOT disappoint. I gotta hand it to you on yer super secret stealthy tactics in your acquisitions. I could never pull it off. "She" knows everything. :shifty: Congrats dude! :bananastoner:
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Post by sharkfin » Thu Mar 24, 2011 8:15 pm

Holy crap, that group shot is awesome. :fro: :fro: :fro:

Congrats again Adam, I've fallen in love with yet another one of your beautes.
I'll need to flip my car for that. haha.
The waffle watch is even better than I would have thought previously. STUNNING! :love:
Cool to see the back, classy. :bootyshake:
Looks great on your wrist. :rock:

Kudos to the photographer, sweet, sweet pics. Thanks for the memory burn.

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Post by NoCompromise » Thu Mar 24, 2011 8:39 pm

Amaaaazing photos - thanks for sharing!! :excited: Great group of watches there. The AP is ridiculously beautiful. :o :drool: The other RO designs range from nice to garish, but they produced a true masterpiece in the Diver.

Adam, even in the 'relaxed' photos your satisfaction is clearly evident. :fro: :thumbsup: I have a feeling the rest of your watchbox may be collecting some dust for a while.
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Post by dshap » Thu Mar 24, 2011 8:48 pm

Great job getting some good pics in there Jae!

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Post by drster » Thu Mar 24, 2011 8:49 pm

Very nice Adam. That didn't take too long. It only seemed like a long time. The watch was introduced around this time last year, didn't hit dealers for a while after. It's only prudent to wait for the reviews and make sure all the bugs are worked out. Enjoy it.

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Post by lilhoody » Thu Mar 24, 2011 8:59 pm

Jae,
Stunning photos. Thanks, as always.

Adam,
Next time you pose for a wrist shot, pop the boil on your arm! I almost yakked in my mouth, after seeing that thing in macro/high resolution.
Is the good Doctor always in attendance?

Oh yeah, nice pick up, your watch is stunning.
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Post by ikkoku » Thu Mar 24, 2011 9:03 pm

so who got first dibs on what again?

I had the opportunity to try on a ROO when I was on vacation... sweet as watch. felt great on the wrist. lucky I had the wife with me to stop me from even thinking about haggling for a price.

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Post by FlyPenFly » Thu Mar 24, 2011 9:06 pm

Thanks guys.

Woops sorry about that wound Adam, digitized it out for you there.

edit: Hmmm just realized that boil was all over my FF. Time to brush it thoroughly.

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Post by craniotes » Thu Mar 24, 2011 9:13 pm

It wasn't a boil, it was my mothers cat, Onslow, digging in when I was trying to drag him out from under the bed for a vet's appointment. Sheesh. :rolleyes:

It's not like I'm Master Wu, or anything, with his cigarette burns from his pimp... :whistle:

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Post by FlyPenFly » Thu Mar 24, 2011 9:15 pm

Great, you got Cat Flu all over my watch.

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Post by cali kid » Thu Mar 24, 2011 9:19 pm

Even the mohawk has extra bounce to it tonight :fro: , nice hardware boys,! Who's Martini,only a baller rolls with 3 olives :cheers: is it a real martini (gin)or my kind a vodka (chopin) and i still like that canvas strap on the submersible! congrats on the AP, now you can hang out with JayZ, Shaq and half the NFL & NBA rockin the AP! amazing watches tonight but you are most def the belle of the ball Adam... Congrats :jerk:Would be very cool to see one invicta in the red bar with all those heavy hitters, funny as hell! :roll:
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Post by FlyPenFly » Thu Mar 24, 2011 9:33 pm

That would be my womanly little martini :)

It was Belvedere.

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Post by cali kid » Thu Mar 24, 2011 9:41 pm

dont care if they werent the first or James Bonds drink, a vodka Martini is just a better drink! Great pics Jae! :cheers:
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Post by matt.wu » Thu Mar 24, 2011 10:51 pm

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Post by vbuskirk » Fri Mar 25, 2011 12:48 am

Wow. That's a pretty awesome mess'o watches. Congratulations C-R-A-N-I-O-T-E-S. The 'thrill of victory' must be awfully sweet. :clap:
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