Menswear: Which watch?


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deuce
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14067 posts since 21/1/08

6 Feb 2021 09:26
Scottishmark wrote: It is a great deal because when could sell it tomorrow for more than he paid for it?
This is so dumb. Paying £75 for a wham bar isn’t a good deal, just because you can sell it for £80.
Good ‘investment’ / flip item? Sure
Ulster_Blue
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5577 posts since 16/7/06

6 Feb 2021 09:27
No way fudge has a wife
morning mist
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3528 posts since 29/5/05

6 Feb 2021 12:02
perloid wrote: It’s sickening what a good relationship with an AD can do, a colleague of mine got a pepsi, batman, datejust 41 and a Skydweller blue face new the same day at retail just because of family contacts. Same AD won’t even consider even putting my name on the waiting list for certain sports models… Puzzled

The class struggle is real.
generic_guy
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10012 posts since 16/9/02

6 Feb 2021 12:28
Trying a new strap on my Dynamic


Quality is superb for the price (£9.90 delivered)
Scottishmark
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787 posts since 25/1/11

6 Feb 2021 13:16
deuce wrote:
Scottishmark wrote: It is a great deal because when could sell it tomorrow for more than he paid for it?
This is so dumb. Paying £75 for a wham bar isn’t a good deal, just because you can sell it for £80.
Good ‘investment’ / flip item? Sure

Laughing out loud .

Explain to me how buying something for less than you can immediately sell it for us not a good deal?

Is it because it’s a Rolex?

fudge.dredd
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1748 posts since 15/12/12

6 Feb 2021 14:37
deuce wrote: “Ooh, please let me spend £8000 to buy one of your watches, please tell me I’m important enough”

Such a cuck mentality to even deal with a Rolex AD. No idea why people degrade themselves so much.

It gets to the point when you pay thousands on top of an already inflated RRP and consider it a ‘good deal’ Laughing out loud

Well you could look at it like that or you could use it to your advantage. For what it’s worth, I can’t stand how they treat their customers. Much prefer Omega and Zenith.

But if I can sell it on for double the price then do I really care? Not really.
fudge.dredd
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1748 posts since 15/12/12

6 Feb 2021 14:38
generic_guy wrote: Trying a new strap on my Dynamic


Quality is superb for the price (£9.90 delivered)

Where’s that strap from please?
fudge.dredd
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1748 posts since 15/12/12

6 Feb 2021 14:38
Ulster_Blue wrote: No way fudge has a wife

You’ve not been paying attention.
fudge.dredd
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1748 posts since 15/12/12

6 Feb 2021 15:16
deuce wrote:
Scottishmark wrote: It is a great deal because when could sell it tomorrow for more than he paid for it?
This is so dumb. Paying £75 for a wham bar isn’t a good deal, just because you can sell it for £80.
Good ‘investment’ / flip item? Sure

If you boil it all down to that then none of it makes sense. People on here pay stupid money for crap like Visvim and Supreme - are those good deals?
deuce
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14067 posts since 21/1/08

posted 6 Feb 2021 16:36, edited 6 Feb 2021 16:36
ok sure, good deal if you bought it to sell it, but you didnt no? (unless im mistaken).

if you walked out of a car dealership, paying more than the RRP, you wouldnt be telling your mates you got a 'good deal', you'd tell them you got done up the arris and enjoyed every minute of it

anyway, nice watch, enjoy
Scottishmark
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787 posts since 25/1/11

6 Feb 2021 16:46
The difference in the car dealer example is that you’d have zero chance of selling the car and recouping your cash. Whereas with the watch it’s completely different. He could wear it for a year and sell it for more than he paid. He’d basically be getting paid to wear it. Hence - good deal. RRP is irrelevant.
generic_guy
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10012 posts since 16/9/02

6 Feb 2021 16:52
fudge.dredd wrote: Where’s that strap from please?

Ebay, just search for "OUTLET Chedworth Nubuck Watch Strap Suede Shark Grey Watch Strap 20mm RRP £40"
Watchgecko have got loads of nice straps
Fläsket
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3931 posts since 14/8/04

6 Feb 2021 16:57
That strap's another winner GG.

deuce wrote: “Ooh, please let me spend £8000 to buy one of your watches, please tell me I’m important enough”

Such a cuck mentality to even deal with a Rolex AD. No idea why people degrade themselves so much.
No doubt about it, but if you're willing to take a voyage/holiday to the heartlands there are plenty of places where you can walk in and walk out with some of the more sought after models. I'll remind folks of the time I first stepped foot into 'my local' to size up a Pelagos. It was too big for my wrist so I ended up walking out with a sub date which I've been beating to hell everyday for the last three years.
The bezel on said watch now rotates backwards with a little pressure. Easy enough for me to pop it off and give it the spring a cleaning or best to let the pros at the ad take care of it under warranty?
Dreep
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1696 posts since 29/7/08

posted 6 Feb 2021 18:05, edited 6 Feb 2021 18:05
jordan can't wrap his seikotic mind around fudges extra grand watch situation.
generic_guy
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10012 posts since 16/9/02

6 Feb 2021 19:17
Fläsket wrote: The bezel on said watch now rotates backwards with a little pressure. Easy enough for me to pop it off and give it the spring a cleaning or best to let the pros at the ad take care of it under warranty?

If you can get it done under warranty definitely leave it to the pros.
fudge.dredd
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1748 posts since 15/12/12

posted 6 Feb 2021 19:34, edited 6 Feb 2021 19:34
deuce wrote: ok sure, good deal if you bought it to sell it, but you didnt no? (unless im mistaken).

if you walked out of a car dealership, paying more than the RRP, you wouldnt be telling your mates you got a 'good deal', you'd tell them you got done up the arris and enjoyed every minute of it

anyway, nice watch, enjoy

No I bought it because it was offered at a ‘price’ which I don’t think anyone can really get it at right now aside from a few people maybe? I don’t want or need it, as I prefer my 1999 16710 version but I’ll have it for a bit and pass it on and make a few quid which will heat the swimming pool for a few months.

Cool
hooligan
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708 posts since 26/1/07

6 Feb 2021 20:07
generic_guy wrote:
Fläsket wrote: The bezel on said watch now rotates backwards with a little pressure. Easy enough for me to pop it off and give it the spring a cleaning or best to let the pros at the ad take care of it under warranty?

If you can get it done under warranty definitely leave it to the pros.

This, absolutely get it sorted, and a good polish while it’s there too, looks scratched to shit for three years of wear. I’ve worn mine most days for the last two and it’s no where near that bad, you been rock climbing with it or something?!
MrW
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3060 posts since 1/8/11

6 Feb 2021 20:20
Cool Fläsket, much prefer to see a watch like that than a pampered safe queen.
EssexBoyII
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7213 posts since 5/6/07

6 Feb 2021 20:30
Scottishmark wrote: The difference in the car dealer example is that you’d have zero chance of selling the car and recouping your cash. Whereas with the watch it’s completely different. He could wear it for a year and sell it for more than he paid. He’d basically be getting paid to wear it. Hence - good deal. RRP is irrelevant.

I wouldn’t bother trying to get in to deuces thick nut
Doogan
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1074 posts since 13/4/14

posted 6 Feb 2021 20:34, edited 6 Feb 2021 20:34
Would love a sub etc but can't justify that kind of coin for a watch and would feel self conscious wearing it.

Having said that, I'd like to get a vintage Datejust at some point in the future. Laughing out loud