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Because I have a young family and money is tight, I've had to sell off my more expensive watches and have decided that to satisfy my watch addiction for the next few years I'm going to rely on Timex watches. I've already got a few but I'm going to continue to build my collection.
I've really found some sharp looking pieces out there and wondered if no one on here has much love for Timex?
Surely in this forum folks could share some of their Timex watches? I know there used to be a dedicated Timex forum but it got dissolved into this forum so are there still Timex collectors out there?
 

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I think they are fine watches with good features.
They use this funny elongated font though on their digitals, and their stopwatch needs separate buttons to start/stop; which always throws me off. Silly stuff, but I am an eccentric guy (so what I think doesn't count) :)
 

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I like Timex :D Similar to your situation, I'm a college student and money is tight, but the bug still bites. Timex offers a lot of interesting designs for not a lot of money. Every time I'm in an outlet mall I stop by a Time Factory and have a little look-see, even if I know I'm not going to buy anything. A lot of different styles available, too, thanks to their numerous sub-brands (Nautica, Marc Ecko, Guess, etc).

I'm a big fan of Marc Ecko clothing (and sub-brands like Avirex and Zoo York), so I have a couple of Timex-built Marc Ecko watches:

^^That's one of the first watches in my collection. It's a little gaudy for my tastes lately, but I still give it some love once in a while when I'm feeling like being flashy. It's on a Guess strap.

^^Turn the focus adjustment a little bit, and we have my Super Technical Chronograph, which gets a lot of wrist time. It's really well-built, with a very nice bracelet.

^^Got this one at a Time Factory off the $19.99 clearance table :D The perpetual calendar is a neat feature, and so is the full-dial Indiglo.

There's also a black face/PVD case alarm chronograph at Wal-Mart that's on sale for $45 that I kinda want to get, but I've already got something incoming, and my Luminox already fulfils the full-black color scheme. I don't, however, have an analog alarm watch yet.

I sold a Timex Expedition digital watch a while back, too. I didn't wear it very much, but it treated me well as a work beater for a long time. The battery lasted a good 7 years or so, and in fact it still powered the alarm well after the dial got too dim for me to be able to turn the alarm off :D

You really can't beat Timex (and Casio) if you're operating in the sub-$100 (and often sub-$50, as all the above pieces are) price range.
 

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I have 20 or so Timex watches, my oldest is a 1950's that still has US Time on the back. Most are newer however. I don't think you can beat the value in under $50 watches. I was going to post my newest Timex's in a separate thread but why not do it here? I got the compass watch for $39.00 in the Bargain Basement at Cabela's, the other Expedition was a Walmart special for $44.00. Both are nice for the $$.














Here are some of my other Timex's, probably not all of them but the ones I found pictures to:

























 

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Due to some recent pictures of cool Timexes on the forum, I decided to check out there website. They do have some nice looking watches and a lot of variety. I would agree with the comment that Seiko and Orient offer a little more for the money in this price range, but Timex still is a good option. I had an Expedition and a coupe Iron Man Triathlon in 1990s that I absolutely loved. Maybe I'll have to pick up a new Timex...
 
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I love em! My very first watch was a Timex childs manual wind , a bribe from my Brother so that I would be page boy at his wedding (I was 7!)
Here are the two I have now with the rest of the collection! There is a perpetual calendar (which seems to keep to around 8 seconds a month accuracy!) and a beautiful SL 38 jewel that has an astonishing level of fit and finish!
Here's to Timex!
 

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There is a lot of love for the product, but, I think, not the name. People tend to shy away from wearing brand names that denote "inexpensive". Unfortunately, Timex, along with other great products like Seiko, fall victim to the bias.
 

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go timex go timex....
i like it......
i am awayting an Humvee......
:-!:-!:-!
 

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I have two and would buy another with out hesitation if I like the style:





I tend not to like their bands or bracelets, so I end up replacing them..
 

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I have four. Two that look like this (the other has saber-style hands):



One of these:


And this one arrived today. It's not your grandfather's Timex:
 
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i had two from the Ironman 'Sleek' line.

great watches. not as robust as my 'G', but for the price it's easy enough to buy two. not to mention that the interface is much simpler, with nice prompts and the display is much easier to read. figure in the fact that the contour and low weight make them disappear on your wrist and they make a lot of sense.

 
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