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Jomashop had a metric ton of them last year. There are always some on Massdrop/Drop for good prices as well as their own AD eBay seller “Glycine Direct”

They may not have the brand equity they used to but the vintage Glycines are still holding value and it’s a respected under the radar WIS brand.

The DC-4’s on that link are worth attention, if a guy likes the style. I have one, they’re a recreation of the first Airman.

The purist 24 hr dial goes around once per day. Noon at the bottom, in military time. Definitely different. I like mine a lot.

Glycine has some credibility as a brand. Omega and their “man on the mooooooooon” Speedmaster Professional got their first, but the lowly Glycine Airman went to space on Gemini 5 and during Apollo 12 it landed on the moon under the care of Charles “Pete” Conrad.

Kinda cool, really.


Fri Dec 13, 2019 10:16 pm
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Tale of two watches.

One I bought in April 2001 to celebrate the success of my new business.
The other I gave to my brother in 1999 as a Christmas gift.
I wear my Rolex daily.
His Invicta sits as new on my sons dresser.
My brother was an electrician, never wore a watch.
Died Dec 24, 2018 at 53.
RIP Keith.


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Sun Mar 15, 2020 8:15 pm
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Nice picture, those pre-ceramic SD’s are great.

Is that the Invicta pro diver with the ETA movement?

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Mon Mar 16, 2020 7:34 am
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CQBgopher wrote:
Nice picture, those pre-ceramic SD’s are great.

Is that the Invicta pro diver with the ETA movement?


No, classic Miyota shit movement.
I actually regulated one to under 1 sec/day.
Haven't touched that one.

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Mon Mar 16, 2020 10:29 am
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Wearing the 18K Mont D'Or and Panerai Tantalum until I figure out which place to get the Sea Dweller fixed.
Kinda dreading the bill on that.
Service is gonna be $1,000++ and about $100 to ship each way and the highest I can insure it for is $5,000, worth more than that.
Watch friends gave me the names of a few watchmakers, and to use USPS Priority mail.

Wish I knew of a good local service guy.
Used to go to a guy on Lake City Way, took a couple watchmaking classes from him back in the day, but he must be in his 90's.
Truly is a dying art. The people that know how to do it are all dying.

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Wed Aug 12, 2020 9:05 pm
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Still a spot in Lake City, has some good reviews, supposedly trained in Europe...

https://www.yelp.com/biz/lake-city-watch-repair-seattle


Thu Aug 13, 2020 12:05 am
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Thanks.
Nothing on their site about servicing movements, and Rolex parts are really hard to get.
I'll call them.

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Thu Aug 13, 2020 6:02 am
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Guntrader wrote:
Thanks.
Nothing on their site about servicing movements, and Rolex parts are really hard to get.
I'll call them.


If not them, then try Nesbit’s, but you’ll have to enter ground zero...

https://www.nesbitswatchservice.com/index.html


Fri Aug 14, 2020 12:27 am
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Interview with a watch photographer, and online friend of mine for over 20 years.
Known throughout the watch community.
He took the pic for my avitar.
https://www.watchprozine.com/horologica ... 932873/17/

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I got back from Iraq in 2006 and bought an Omega Sea Master for a Christmas present to myself. I really like the watch, but every 3 years it stops making accurate time and has to be sent in for maintenance. I quit wearing it years ago and it needs to be fixed again. This is why I don't buy nice things.


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tpryder wrote:
This is why I don't buy nice things.


You need to find a #watchplumber.

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NWGunner wrote:
Guntrader wrote:
Thanks.
Nothing on their site about servicing movements, and Rolex parts are really hard to get.
I'll call them.


If not them, then try Nesbit’s, but you’ll have to enter ground zero...

https://www.nesbitswatchservice.com/index.html


Called Nesbits, they won't work on a Sea Dweller.
Pressure tester doesn't go high enough to re-certify it.
Certified at 4,000 ft, their equipment only goes down to 3,600 (also need 25% more pressure as a safety margin)

I don't need it to be tested to 4,000 feet, but they won't work on something if they can't certify that it is good as a factory service. Seem very conscientious. I'd take other watches there for service.

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I’m a watch enthusiast.

The lesbians next door asked me what I would like for my birthday.

I was quite surprised when they gave me a Rolex.

It was very nice of them, but I think they misunderstood me when I said, "I wanna watch."


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Speaking of Costco and Glycine, I recently saw a Combat Sub there that caught my eye, especially for the price. $289 before tax. I wanted to wait until after Christmas to pick one up, but I noticed it wasn’t listed on Costco’s website, so I emailed their jewelry support folks. Turns out, they’re no longer stocking the Combat Sub reference number GL0076, just the Combat 6 and a stealth looking Airman. So what’s in inventory at various stores is what there is. That was all it took for me, and I cruised down to my local Costco and snagged one.

So if you want a Combat Sub for cheaper than anywhere else I’ve seen, your window of opportunity at Costco is coming to a fast close.

It’s been three days and I love this watch. I sized the bracelet and then immediately removed it and put it on a black NATO. With how thin and lightweight this watch is, it’s so comfortable. I’ve been reading up on Glycine and the Combat Sub for a little while now and have been wanting to try one, and with this, I’m definitely an instant fan of the brand and will probably pick up another one or two in different colorways at some point.


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snozzberries wrote:
I’m a watch enthusiast.

The lesbians next door asked me what I would like for my birthday.

I was quite surprised when they gave me a Rolex.

It was very nice of them, but I think they misunderstood me when I said, "I wanna watch."


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