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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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Nice collection!:-!
Thanks, I actually forgot a few! But to answer the questions...I am not sure there is any difference between the Electric and Electronic, they seem to be the same type of movement.
Update: see my answer in posts below, these are very different! Sorry for the bad answer!!

Compass is easy to use. You just calibrate it by putting it in the calibrate mode and turning it slowly around twice on a flat surface, then set declination angle if needed. Then when you want it work, hold it level and hit either button. Works for 20 seconds..then needle returns to zero. It points north at my house!

The retrograde is a nice piece, I had to look around to find it on a bracelet, the strap model seems more common.

Here's one I forgot, my German made 17 Jewel Timex 400:

 

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we love timex......
and we have many question......

so.. please sixtysix can you help me..?
about this Diver 200m showed in the modified (by me) pic...



1) does it have screw down crown and screwed case back?
i think yes.....

2) what's the purpose of the gear-like ring across the pusher?
i don't know,,,

3) does the lume it is still good also without the indiglo?
don't know...

4)the strap or the braclet can be easy replaced with a standard one or maybe does it requires a dedicated strap or bracled only made by Timex?

it is good?
It's heavy or well usable?
have you any lume shot of the timex 200m diver...
i'm planning of buying one.....

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Hello ecalzo!

Here is a lume shot and an Indiglo shot, the light colored sections on the rotating bezel glow as well. I would say lume is average in intensity, not sure how long it lasts.





The gear like ring on the pusher is there for pure decoration, it tries to look like a lock so the pusher can't be accidently used under water (some of my Invicta's have this feature) but does not seem to turn. The pusher id for the indiglo light.

The strap looks like it can be replaced easily, it has hollow end links and it looks like standard spring bars underneath. Screw heads appear to be fake, making it look like a screw in pin for the strap.

It does have a screw down crown and a screwed case back! You are right. As far as being heavy, the band is stainless and rubber and it weighs 4.9 oz. (138.9 g) set up for my wrist. I would say medium weight for a diver. Is it good? I like it, but if I were going to dive, I would most likely wear a pro grade diver. They call this a Dive STYLE watch, good looking but not sure how it would hold up in the deep sea.

Here are more photos of it, first one shows screw down crown:











 

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That looks great! Not to mention the finish on the movement is more attractive than the entry level Seikos. What kind of price does this piece command?
I got mine for $96 at Amazon.com.
 

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Difference between Electronic and Electric!

Boy was I wrong....I looked in my Timex book and it looks like they introduced 'Electronic' Around 1969-70. There is actually a difference. They are completely different animals...sorry I should have looked it up first!

Electric (Mod. 40 and 41 w/date movements)

-9.75 x 12.75 linge
-Power Cell drives balence, balance drives time train, hands rotate.
-Beat rate 21,600
-Temp compensated hair spring
-Tweezers and screwdriver is all that is needed to dissassemble.
-access movement through caseback

Electronic (Mod. 84, 85, and 87 (87 is Cal. 882)

-13.5 linge
-Mod 84 and 85 had a switch, mod 87 had a thick film circuit with 2 trasistors, 1 cap, 4 resistors.
-The electronic circuit connected to the moving coil by second small hair spring
- Looks like Balance is pulsed by switching polity?
- Beat rate 21,600
- Had to get movement through crystal, case back fixed.
 

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Another question please..
i saw it today at my local store but unfortunately it was closed.....
so...
does the case it is all made of stainless steel or maybe only the screw back case it is
SS and the case it's made of another kind of metal?
:think:
so sorry but the shop was closed.......:-(

for the look.......
it is the PVD version the best looking or maybe the model like your's..?
At the shop they also have the titanium version with the yellow dial...
i'm debating a lot about the one i want.....
:think::-!

thanks for the great pics and for all the answer...
I think the case is all Stainless on this one, says SS case on the back.

I would say try them on. the PVD looks good, fist time I saw it was your post. I am not too big on yellow, I passed that one up for mine.
 

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Well....ummm.... good luck finding one of these...it was called a Retro Olive Expedition when I bought it 3 years ago at Overstock. Never seen them for sale anyplace else. I think they were long ago discontinued.:think: The model number is 45671....maybe you will be lucky!!

Wow, a lot of great watches here. I've decided to add a Timex Expedition to my collection, and I've narrowed it down to four--which was harder than it sounds, since there's such an amazing variety of them.
 

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Wow...This thread never dies...does it?

I noticed most of my links were dead and a lot of my Timex watches are gone and a lot of new ones replaced them.....so here goes....my entire Timex collection!! Except for the 100's of parts ones I have :)-d)

J Crew military



NOS 1978 LED....





Mystery hands with dot in crystal



Easy reader



J Crew Andros Diver....



Timex Sport in brushed aluminum..



Cloaking Romulan Warbird...







Timex Electric from Great Britain..



1950's US Time Timex...





Vintage Series on Olive Drab...



1976 Hand winder...



T series racing chronograph



and a bunch of other ones.....Dyanbeat, electric, automatic, hand wind, re-issue, military, you name it....

























 

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Any one here have experience with the Timex Atlantis series? I'm looking for a digital beater watch, and this watch caught my eye:

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I don't have this but a good friend of mine does....he has been wearing ti for over a year with no complaints
 

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We used to have one, but very little got posted there. They merged that forum into this one. I actually like this better.......suits my style more than just a Timex forum would.

Still no dedicated TIMEX forum???!!!

I think there should really be a dedicated forum for timex as it is a brand that has some really great watches with some really special characteristics. Both on digital and analog watches.

Apart from this, more than enough users have bought tens of them and tested them for years now and are satisfied, something that prooves its reliable and trustful.

Not to mention that timex can take a lickin and keeps on tickin!!!

Once again my timex choice:
 

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I had to resuscitate this thread...it's our only real sub-group for Timex. So, I figured I'd chime in on Gary's great pair of classics, particularly the first one...I really like the starburst pattern on the dial face - handsome and gorgeous watch.

Dan
Thanks Dan!!
 

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Looks like I haven't posted in this thread for a while.....here is a couple more Timexes I picked up.

1 of each version of the Timex HumVee, black, silver and tan:



Also picked up this from the brand new 'The Waterbury Collection':



T2N884:



T49820-9J



Timex Originals Vintage:



T49862:



And last but not least this T49922-9J





 

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I have one of these, runs perfect but crown needs to be replaced from use. Mine also has the rarer W. German movement, The West German ones were only made for 1 year. There was also an early Seiko movement that was in them for another 3 years....I let you post a movement picture....



Timex Tuesday very special delivery! I've been searching for this specific West Germany Timex 400 with the Durowe movement for probably about a year now, and I spotted it late last week. The listing said it wouldn't wind, but I just had to pounce. I got it moving, and I'll have to see how it keeps time, but very happy to have finally obtained it. Have a great evening, everybody!

I've truly got some love for this one!



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