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  1. single barrel vs. large barrel vs. twin barrel

    Public Forum
    I am doing some research and a lot of people are saying that a large barrel is less accurate than a single barrel and a twin barrel is more accurate than a large barrel. There are some things I can't figure out though. I can see why a large barrel makes the movement less accurate, because it...
  2. Power crisis!

    Watchmaking
    I'm suffering with a power crisis and need help! I'm working on a vintage diver... it's a cheaper mechanical Sheffield and I actually got a couple of them on eBay in an attempt to rehab one with the extra pieces. It all looks great (washed, inspected, re-assembled) until I wind it up. For a...
  3. Orient FFD0F001W Vintage Power Reserve

    Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    Orient FFD0F001W Vintage Power Reserve (SOLD) Size: - 40mm case - 11.7mm thick - 22mm lug width Condition: - Near mint, I would say 95%, no dings or scratches besides small, very short and shallow hairlines on clasp and bracelet when held at an angle. Not noticeable unless you look for them...
  4. Double barrel movements - do they all have the effect of providing power more evenly?

    Public Forum
    I know that some double barrel movements use the extra barrel primarily to even out variations in power that is provided. While most double barrel movements are to increase power reserve. My question is: do double barrel movements that have the extra barrel for the purpose of increasing power...
  5. FS: (Reduced) Rare Hamilton Jazzmaster Power Reserve

    Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    Hi all, Due to a large collection that needs downsizing and recent economical needs, I have decided to sell my Hamilton Jazzmaster Power Reserve automatic in silver/brown colour. I have used this watch only a handful of times (5 or six times) and I could comfortably say that it is still as new...
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  7. ........... PARNIS Portuguese Power reserve rotor noise? Is this actually a sea-gull movement?

    Chinese Mechanical watches
    Yeah so not long ago I bought a Parnis Portuguese Power Reserve homage from manbush http://............com/productshow-336-2.html The link claims that it has a Sea Gull 2542 Power Reserve movement which I'm not that familiar with it. The accuracy I haven't tested yet because I didn't buy this...
  8. Information on Trias Caruso 80243L?

    Affordable watches
    Hello, new to these forums and forums in general, not sure if I'm posting right. Does anyone have any information on the Trias Caruso 80243L or 80244 (black dial) automatic power reserve watch? It seems like the watch doesn't even exist. Where can it be found and is it under $300?
  9. WTB Hamilton Jazzmaster Power Reserve

    WTB - Wanted to Buy
    Hello, I want to buy Hamilton Jazzmaster Power Reserve with white dial and brown leather. PM me with pics (if possible) if you have one for sale. Thanks! :-!
  10. Bolt from the blue: Hublot King Power Usain Bolt

    Hublot
    Usain Bolt has done it again. He became the first athlete this century to retain his Olympic 100 metres title, the first since Carl Lewis in 1988. Nobody stays the fastest man in the world for long and there were many who thought Bolt would repeat the brief flickering of many past champions...
  11. What Model Panerai is this?

    Officine Panerai
    What model is this? Real or not?
  12. Probably a stupid question, but...

    Casio G-Shock
    Does having the 'mute' function activated on a CASIO G-Shock conserve the battery or just run it down quicker? Logic suggests to me that having mute on would help *conserve* energy, but I just wanted to double-check and make sure... (I have a GLX-5600) Thanks!
  13. HUBLOT King Power UEFA EURO 2012TM Pologne & Ukraine

    Quantième (FR)
    HUBLOT – nommée Official Watch de l'UEFA EURO 2012TM Présente à Varsovie les deux montres officielles en série limitée de l’UEFA EURO 2012TM En tant que Montre Officielle de l’UEFA EURO 2012TM, et également présent sur le panneau des arbitres pendant toute la durée de la 14ème édition du...
  14. Parnis Power Reserve Blue Hands - Includes Blue Leather Strap

    Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    SOLD! For sale is my nearly new Parnis Power Reserve with a gorgeous white face with blue hands. It comes with the original black leather strap and a dark blue leather strap, which is more comfortable and matches the face and hands very nicely. I have owned it for about two months, but I am...
  15. HUBLOT - F1? King Power Tourbillon

    Hublot
    HUBLOT - F1™ King Power Tourbillon As the Official Formula 1™ Watchmaker, Hublot presents the first tourbillon ever developed with and for the prestigious world of Formula 1™. Available in a strictly limited series of 50 numbered pieces, the F1™ King Power Tourbillon Gold Ceramic is 48 mm in...
  16. Roamer Power 8 - swiss made quartz - does not power

    Watchmaking
    I have a Roamer Power 8 specs 750 943 ISAQUARTZ ISA 8151 (or B151) Swiss made - 3 three jewels more info here: ROAMER ?POWER 8 750945 41 56 70-??-?- LikeBuy.Com I bought it second hand with an empty battery. Replaced the 399 battery by a Maxwell SR927W battery (checked it and its ok). It wont...
  17. Mechanical Timex, inexpensive new addition!

    Affordable watches
    The other day I went to my favorite watch store in the world... The Time Factory in Destin, Florida, located at the Silver Sands Outlet Mall. They always have a good selection of cheap watches, mostly Timex, but they also carry Guess, Nautica, and a few other brands most at 50% of retail. (They...
  18. VASTO Royal Power Edition - Duke Business

    News from the Watch Industry
    VASTO – Royal Power Edition This sportier Power Edition model is a natural addition to the Royal line. Its case and bracelet are thicker while remaining faithful to the brand’s graphic design. With an automatic chronograph movement and water resistance to 100 metres, it will become a...
  19. REDUCED FSOT - Nomos Glashutte Tangente PR, 7 Mo. Warranty Left!

    Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    Hi everyone, Selling my Nomos Tangente PR. The watch has an in-house Nomos movement with a really unique PR display mechanism - overall, an absolutely stunning watch. Still 8 months left on the 2 year factory warranty. Blued screws, blued hands, beautifully decorated movement, keeping time at...
  20. FSOT: Nomos Glashutte Tangente Power Reserve 97%, 8 Mo. Warranty Left!

    Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    Hi everyone, Selling my Nomos Tangente PR. The watch has an in-house Nomos movement with a really unique PR display mechanism - overall, an absolutely stunning watch. Still 8 months left on the 2 year factory warranty. Blued screws, blued hands, beautifully decorated movement, keeping time at...
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