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    Watch Company Quirks

    Sinn's oddly long tang pins. They virtually assure I'll wear my 656 for a few days straight because I'm certain chunks of the strap's lifespan are lost with each desperate struggle to unbuckle it.

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    and these parts are on a watch ?

    It looks like a motorbike kick stand

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    Quote Originally Posted by Seriously View Post
    and these parts are on a watch ?

    It looks like a motorbike kick stand
    I don't think so, but not coincidentally Sinn been the kickstand supplier for BMW's G650GS bikes since 2008. They offered a tegimented version in 2009 but due to high production costs it was discontinued after one year. Neither company will say what happened to the surplus.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ljb187 View Post
    I don't think so, but not coincidentally Sinn been the kickstand supplier for BMW's G650GS bikes since 2008. They offered a tegimented version in 2009 but due to high production costs it was discontinued after one year. Neither company will say what happened to the surplus.
    What a lovely coincidence.
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    Nomos' lack of quickest date - you have to wind the time back and forth between 9 and 12 to advance a day.
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    Seiko - if you're poor you have to have a day window, only if you're rich do you get to escape the date.

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    Quote Originally Posted by geoffbot View Post
    Nomos' lack of quickest date - you have to wind the time back and forth between 9 and 12 to advance a day.
    Seriously? WTF Nomos?
    See, they're trying to steer you towards no date!

    Also for Nomos.... Long lugs
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    Quote Originally Posted by Der Amf View Post
    Seiko - if you're poor you have to have a day window, only if you're rich do you get to escape the date.
    Ummmm
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    Actually Hamilton seem very fond of long lugs too
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    Quote Originally Posted by whatmeworry View Post
    Ummmm
    Why do you think I was buying a watch older than myself? Try finding a watch like that in their current catalogue

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