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    Quote Originally Posted by Duckfat View Post
    "Not wearing a rolex isnt the best for it's overall health"

    You can get watch storage units/boxes for self winding watches that move so they keep the watches running. Not all that expensive and less $$$ than repairs.

    Dave
    yea..i wasnt smart enough to have an electrical outlet installed in my safes.

    for the record. setting the time on a rolex datejust sucks. letting that thing stop is a crime.

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    Quote Originally Posted by boomchakabowwow View Post
    yea..i wasnt smart enough to have an electrical outlet installed in my safes.
    That's unfortunate however they do make battery operated models or better yet just schedule the watch for all perils on your homeowners for about $20 a year and stop worrying about it. I don't have any more difficulty setting the time on a Datejust than any other Rolex. I've had one stop a few times. Just shake it or wind it manually and then you are back on track.
    Who you jivin' with that Cosmik Debris?

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    I received a few new ones this weekend:

    1998 Explorer II

    1972 Datejust with linen dial (the texture doesn't show up in the photo)

    Fortis Cosmonaut

    I also have a 1969 pre-moon Speedy coming to me. It's being conservatively restored, right now, but is just about done.

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    Been wearing this for 12 years now. Works as new.

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    When I turned 30 my parents wanted to give me some nice present and they came up with an idea of good quality watch and knowing how picky I am on my stuff, they gave me some money and so I had not other way round than look at high quality watches. I got quickly surprised how much these lovely buggers cost After quite some search Oris Chronoris caught my eye and that is what I got. Today - 5 years later - I still wore it daily (with exception when doing sport or some harder manual work). Yes - Seamester would be lovely, but I would not be able to justify 4x the already high price I payed for the Chronoris.

    P.S. Those cool leather gloves are as close as I ever got to actually buying a motorbike (the 'small' HD Sportster would be my choice). I still have the gloves ... and the dream






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    No watch.

    11 mm sterling with designer wrap.


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