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Old 09-15-2020, 09:57 AM   #81
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i'm with Dhays; got several; some people collect things... watch guys love watches. Yeah I have a smart phone too but with the phone i have to pull it out of my pocket, wake it up, and if I want tide info, I have to punch several buttons to get to it whereas the H&G i just glance in a fraction of a second. Other than my hook & gaff, for diving if i'm not using my wrist dive computer, I use a Luminox navy seal watch.

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Old 09-15-2020, 10:27 AM   #82
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My 70ís era GMT Master, living out it life on a Timex stand.
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Old 09-15-2020, 11:40 AM   #83
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...I also have a couple Russian Vostoks. These are fantastic little atuomatic dive watches that are very cheap, and very rugged. All of them are great watches for the boat.
I have the zissou Vostok with the black face. It's a great conversation starter. The loose crown scared me for a bit until i found documentation that it's loose by design!
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I bring along a living watch. It does not tell me the time, just that I am late and I should hurry up!
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It took me a long time to find this one. My criteria were that it be an analog watch, quartz movement, no battery changes, day as well as date, proper unidirectional bezel, waterproof, and NOT huge. In my work as a nurse I do 12 hour shifts in a 5 week rotation schedule, so I really need the day and date feature! Digital watches are no good for measuring a patient's heartbeat or respiratory rate, thus the analog. I use the bezel all day long for timing infusions and procedures, and to tell me when my break is over. I also use the bezel on the boat to mark times that I will later record in the log.

Strangely, there are a ton of automatic day-dates but very few solars with that feature. This thing is accurate to a couple of seconds a month. Yeah, I'm funny that way.

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I have two wrist watches. My favorite is my Yes Watch. The one I find I wear the most is my Garmin Fenix 5.


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Old 09-15-2020, 01:37 PM   #87
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In business and life in general... My wife and I "Watch" each other.

We always run our time on the "JITZ"... making sure we are on time for everything!

JITZ = Just In Time Zone to accomplish all needs - On Time!
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Old 09-15-2020, 02:07 PM   #88
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My submariner has been the most rugged watch I have ever owned. The band never broke , nor did any other part of it that made the watch not function, which was a major reason I bought it in the first place. Previously I would lose watches at a a rate of about 2 a year from losing them at work, windsurfing, surfing, or whatever. I could not keep a watch from breaking previous to owning a submariner. And I never took it off so I never lost it.
The last straw for me and the Submariner, was leaving it on the nightstand of a hotel (I always take my watch off at night), having to get up and leave really early, forgetting it, and then remembering it two hours later and having to turn around and go back for it, and then having to shake the maids down to get it back.

That and one of my friends getting beat half to death by three guys trying to take his off of him as he walked out of a bar one night, and I began to come to the realization that it was time to leave my Rolex phase (1989 to 1994) behind.
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It took me a long time to find this one. My criteria were that it be an analog watch, quartz movement, no battery changes, day as well as date, proper unidirectional bezel, waterproof, and NOT huge. In my work as a nurse I do 12 hour shifts in a 5 week rotation schedule, so I really need the day and date feature! Digital watches are no good for measuring a patient's heartbeat or respiratory rate, thus the analog. I use the bezel all day long for timing infusions and procedures, and to tell me when my break is over. I also use the bezel on the boat to mark times that I will later record in the log.

Strangely, there are a ton of automatic day-dates but very few solars with that feature. This thing is accurate to a couple of seconds a month. Yeah, I'm funny that way.


Seiko fills a lot of gaps and is the best bang for the buck for a non smart watch.
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Have a Rolex submariner. Actually used it for Marian-Bermuda races and we got there with no time penalty :-). But it’s in the safe and don’t wear a watch on the boat. Think watches , jewelry, even rings are a hazard on a boat. Have a solar powered cheap watch we hang up next to the nav station and of course every screen gives you time so think wearing a watch is not necessary as we now snorkel not dive. Do wear the iwatch rowing. Has a good program to follow heart rate, stroke rate and distance.
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Another one in the Seiko club

That is a very nice watch. I tend to stick to the inexpensive Seiko's but the Marine Master is an amazing watch. And while it is expensive, I think it is as good as much more expensive luxury divers.
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Old 09-15-2020, 04:26 PM   #92
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I'm a big fan of the seikos and have a good collection of them. The baby tuna is perhaps my favorite (this week)Attachment 107842

Yeah, nice watch. The Tuna was always too big for me but I have considered the baby tuna. I gave my SKX173 to my son, who really likes it, but kept my SKX013. Perfect size.
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I have the zissou Vostok with the black face. It's a great conversation starter. The loose crown scared me for a bit until i found documentation that it's loose by design!

Yeah, I have the same watch in the blue. It actually is what is on my wrist today. I did change out the bezel as I've never been a fan of the Vostok bezel. I really like the Vostok and have a bunch. I've modded a few of them. One of the them I turned into an Explorer homage. I love the Rolex Explorer, just can't justify the price.
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Lets face it, there are two types of people; those that wear watches and those that don't. It is kind of like the threads where someone asks what type of thrusters poeple use and then you get all the folks that will chime in with how thrusters are unnecessary. Likewise autopilots. So for those that have given up on watches, good for you. Enjoy your tablets, phones, "smart" watches, etc... there are some of us however, that enjoy using a watch.
I don't ever wear a watch, but can appreciate some of the fine timepieces shown.

I also rarely carry a phone. It does teach you how to estimate the time fairly well.
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Yeah, I have the same watch in the blue. It actually is what is on my wrist today. I did change out the bezel as I've never been a fan of the Vostok bezel. I really like the Vostok and have a bunch. I've modded a few of them. One of the them I turned into an Explorer homage. I love the Rolex Explorer, just can't justify the price.

Why is there so much interest in the Vostok watches?
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I'm a Seiko fan too. Oldest is about 18 years
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Why is there so much interest in the Vostok watches?
I'm not a watch guy but I am a big fan of 'The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou'.

The Vostok people make a durable watch for a very reasonable price and will create
a custom watch for you which is how the Vostok 'Zissou' model came into being.

I almost bought a new one today but think I'll hold my horses until I can find a used one.
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Any one tried out one of these. https://buy.garmin.com/en-US/US/p/58...n/010-01688-40

Garmin Quatix 5 Marine Watch.
Specifically Designed for the Water Connects with compatible Garmin chartplotters and other devices to provide autopilot control≥, remote waypoint marking, data streaming, sail racing assistance and much more
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Why is there so much interest in the Vostok watches?

They are kind of quirky. They were designed for the Soviet Military initially. The design philosophy is similar to other soviet equipment; cheap, rugged, reliable. Think of the Vostok as the AK-47 or T-34 of the watch world.

The Vostok Amphibia isnít the most attractive watch. Not the most accurate. It is available in a lot of different designs however and because of its simplicity, is easy to modify.
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