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SeikoJohn
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Horology plans for 2017

on Wed Dec 14 2016, 21:25
what do you all have planned for 2017 as far as your collections go .... any plans to sell any ... buy the holy grail watch you have waited for .. change the way your collection may be heading ??

For me I have decided to find something a little different to store my watches in .. not entirely sure what yet but when I see it I will know .

Also I have plans to get the Invicta quartz working with a new movement and new hands

I would like to also have another Invicta modded this



to this



not much else planned as such apart from the odd purchase of a watch here and there

whats your plans ??
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Re: Horology plans for 2017

on Wed Dec 14 2016, 21:55
after todays purchases my plans are to get every repair done in january especially the ones patiently being waited for
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Re: Horology plans for 2017

on Wed Dec 14 2016, 22:02
I do have a plan for 2017 more orient then even more orient divers lol

Apart from that I do have a end game watch that I would love to purchase but would be a 2017 watch I don't know
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Re: Horology plans for 2017

on Wed Dec 14 2016, 22:06
Iceblue wrote:Apart from that I do have a end game watch that I would love to purchase

You can not just leave us hanging here Andy , you have to tell us what the end game watch could be Shocked
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Re: Horology plans for 2017

on Wed Dec 14 2016, 22:12
Ok I am not a wealthy person by far by a Rolex explorer 2 white has always been a watch that I have admired , yes it's stupidly expensive and I could never afford or justify a new one but a second hand one is something that I would love to own and to be honist something that I would enjoy as much as a orient
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Re: Horology plans for 2017

on Wed Dec 14 2016, 22:13
SeikoJohn wrote:
Iceblue wrote:Apart from that I do have a end game watch that I would love to purchase

You can not just leave us hanging here Andy , you have to tell us what the end game watch could be Shocked

i think its this:



lol!
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Re: Horology plans for 2017

on Wed Dec 14 2016, 22:17
is it one of these Andy



I am not a Rolex watch kind of man but that one is very nice and I can see why it would be an end game watch .

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Re: Horology plans for 2017

on Wed Dec 14 2016, 23:55
No obvious plans. For me collecting has always been liking what I come across rather what I am wanting to find if that makes sense.

That said I have become quite interested in vintage LED watches so they would be a temptation if the opportunity arose. The Zenith Futur time command is a beautiful watch though I doubt I will find one now.
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Re: Horology plans for 2017

on Thu Dec 15 2016, 07:10
SeikoJohn wrote:is it one of these Andy



I am not a Rolex watch kind of man but that one is very nice and I can see why it would be an end game watch .

Yep that's the one oooooohhhhhhhhh
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Re: Horology plans for 2017

on Sun Dec 18 2016, 08:15
I've got similar plans to Andy though I've been looking at second hand explorers with black dial, or alternatively the Tudor Black Bay. I'm yet to confess to the other half it's coming out of the much needed new car fund! I was also thinking of getting a couple of others which I just reckon everyone should own at some point, such as an Accutron, a modded Seiko, Glycine combat, maybe even a Helson Diver.
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Re: Horology plans for 2017

on Sun Dec 18 2016, 19:11
I see that there is a thread over on TWF where one of the members here (a mod) is talking about having a custom Marine Master built by Bruce. Lots of members over there have asked where Bruce is now, and how they can contact him. Before I put a link up there directing them here, why hasn't this already been done? I invited one member there to join via PM...(as I was, by PM) but surely to increase membership, we need to put a few links out there? I realise that there may be members of other sites who may not be welcome here, but surely they can be monitored and refused entry at the joining stage?

You were/are a popular member Bruce, and people need to know where you are now.
But I promise you, I won't do anything over there, unless you say it's alright to do so.
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Re: Horology plans for 2017

on Sun Dec 18 2016, 19:18
Roger the Dodger wrote:I see that there is a thread over on TWF where one of the members here (a mod) is talking about having a custom Marine Master built by Bruce. Lots of members over there have asked where Bruce is now, and how they can contact him. Before I put a link up there directing them here, why hasn't this already been done? I invited one member there to join via PM...(as I was, by PM) but surely to increase membership, we need to put a few links out there? I realise that there may be members of other sites who may not be welcome here, but surely they can be monitored and refused entry at the joining stage?

You were/are a popular member Bruce, and people need to know where you are now.
But I promise you, I won't do anything over there, unless you say it's alright to do so.

problem is i cant do it without being accused of poaching.....which i wouldnt do anyway.....what others do is out of my control, i cant see links to my forum going down to well with some though lol! although it could be good for a laugh Laughing
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Re: Horology plans for 2017

on Sun Dec 18 2016, 19:30
The reason I havent put up a link to this forum is because I didnt want the whole "us and them " arguement starting plus I have noticed sometimes when other forums are mentioned it kind of gets frowned upon .

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Re: Horology plans for 2017

on Mon Dec 19 2016, 16:53
Politics schmolitics, it's all a bit depressing really!
But back to the thread...
In 2017 I plan to carry on tinkering and learn as much as I can before starting a watchmakers course later in the year so I can develop a proper set of skills.
As to watches, I would like to get a bullhead and a panda, but not that likely, I'll probably buy the odd thing that comes up that I like the look of if it's the right price. I also want to get two more birth watches (June 68 and Mar 11) to complete the family. If I can combine any of the above, happy days!
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Re: Horology plans for 2017

on Mon Dec 19 2016, 17:19
"Politics schmolitics"

well said lol!
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