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I remember how much pleasure Jim Moose got from my lovely orange strap. Well, I've finally got a watch which truly matches its discrete and subtle charms.



It's a black PVD coated Timefactors Broadarrow PRS-3 and I rather like it - it's been cheering me up for a couple of days now. I like the look of the new PRS-5 even more - it even gives the Speedy a run for its money!

It's an anti Omega because the maker and Omega had a huge legal row over using the word 'broadarrow' even though Omega used it without crown permission in the first place. (it's been used to designate British military equipment - such as watches - for many hundreds of years)
 

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I wore it outside the other day and it attracted moths. Not since my O&W cougar was brand new have I been forced to take a watch off at night due to the lume.
 

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That's a nice lookig orange face PVD watch indeed. I like it too.

- Hiro
 

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Love it Matt!

I'm a big fan of the orange and absolutely love the PVD. Can you give
us the particulars on it Matt? Size, movement and such. Good luck
with that one and if you use a little bug spray, the moths will go
away.
Nice one Matt.
jim
 

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Lucky you don't live too near an airport - you could be buzzed by bigger flying objects with that stunner.

Nigel
 

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Re: Love it Matt!

It's about 45mm including the crown and guard. The movement is a five jewel Ronda 715Li which is of a very similar quality to the ETA used in the Seamaster Pro. Obviously it is not refinished but it does have a ten year battery life.

http://www.ronda.ch/en/products/datasheet.php3?cal=715Li

It's another Timefactors product just like the Speedbird, the Dreadnought and the Goldbird, which remains one of my all time favourite watches. Eddie is a one man design phenomenon. (Even if I did replace the dial a tiny bit...)



Right now, I'm even agonising about buying one of these:

http://www.watcharoo.co.uk/prs5.htm

Suddenly I have too many chronographs! not a problem I expected.
 

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Re: Love it Matt!

It's about 45mm including the crown and guard. The movement is a five jewel Ronda 715Li which is of a very similar quality to the ETA used in the Seamaster Pro. Obviously it is not refinished but it does have a ten year battery life.

http://www.ronda.ch/en/products/datasheet.php3?cal=715Li

It's another Timefactors product just like the Speedbird, the Dreadnought and the Goldbird, which remains one of my all time favourite watches. Eddie is a one man design phenomenon. (Even if I did replace the dial a tiny bit...)



Right now, I'm even agonising about buying one of these:

http://www.watcharoo.co.uk/prs5.htm

Suddenly I have too many chronographs! not a problem I expected.
Very nice. Simple and readable. I would have liked to see it before the dial change. Since some would call that a "franken" with the dial change,
I'm going to call it a "custom" job.
By the way, in a "English humor" kind of way, I'm figuring that my chain
is being yanked. It took awhile.....................
I love orange...................
jim

 

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Re: Love it Matt!

Simple and readable. I would have liked to see it before the dial change. Since some would call that a "franken" with the dial change, I'm going to call it a "custom" job.
Scroll down, it's the PRS1 about halfway down - you'll have to imagine the rose gold he only made 39 gold ones!

http://www.timefactors.com/speedbird.htm


By the way, in a "English humor" kind of way, I'm figuring that my chain is being yanked. It took awhile.....................
I'm afraid so, but very gently - I was recalling your response to the Orient on the Orange strap a few months ago;-)

However,

I love orange...................
Under the rules of English humour, I was under informed and the joke is on me!
 

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Interesting watch, I know also that this watch was available in a selfwinding version with the eta 2824-2.
 

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Re: Love it Matt!

I think all Speedbirds / Goldbirds are so nice :-!

It's about 45mm including the crown and guard. The movement is a five jewel Ronda 715Li which is of a very similar quality to the ETA used in the Seamaster Pro. Obviously it is not refinished but it does have a ten year battery life.

http://www.ronda.ch/en/products/datasheet.php3?cal=715Li

It's another Timefactors product just like the Speedbird, the Dreadnought and the Goldbird, which remains one of my all time favourite watches. Eddie is a one man design phenomenon. (Even if I did replace the dial a tiny bit...)



Right now, I'm even agonising about buying one of these:

http://www.watcharoo.co.uk/prs5.htm

Suddenly I have too many chronographs! not a problem I expected.
 

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Re: Love it Matt!

I couldn't agree more - the precista prs 53 is pretty cool too!
 

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Re: Love it Matt!

Very nice. Simple and readable. I would have liked to see it before the dial change. Since some would call that a "franken" with the dial change,
I'm going to call it a "custom" job.
By the way, in a "English humor" kind of way, I'm figuring that my chain
is being yanked. It took awhile.....................
I love orange...................
jim
Like that orange Glycine a lot. What model was it ?
 
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