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Old 23-04-2019, 08:39 AM   #4471
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Old 23-04-2019, 06:33 PM   #4473
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After some serious thought today, am so leaning towards 116520, as I feel the GMT coloured bezels are kind of silly now. Hankering after the aluminium coloured inserts of a bygone era.

Used to own 116520 black but sold liao. Should I get the white now to complement these cousins?

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Can't see crap.

GMT color bezel got use one. Not just for show.
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Your photo taking skills is lol
Can't see crap.

GMT color bezel got use one. Not just for show.
Solly lah dai gor... Was viewing this thread at 2am then decided to come downstairs to my poolside for a smoke and snap what I thought was a romantic photo. I apologise if the downlights at my pool deck area were too dim.

Colour bezel is to indicate daylight and nighttime nia mah. Ya got use.

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Old 23-04-2019, 08:28 PM   #4475
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Efficient escapement? do u mean inefficient escapement use more energy but the watch main spring is design to hold x hours. Care to explain the role?

Even if escapement is efficient, main spring not wind up. How does escapement run?
The mainspring determines how much elastic energy can be stored when the watch is fully wound -- for simplicity, the two factors are the "spring constant" and the length of the mainspring. Holding the two factors constant, you can still increase the power reserve of the watch by employing a more efficient escapement system, by, for example, having a more skeletonized balance wheel or employing materials with lower friction for the pallet jewels (or go coaxial, perhaps). The "cheating" way, of course, is to reduce the frequency of oscillation, from 4 Hz to 3.5 or even 3 Hz.

This means that for an automatic watch, the number of turns for winding (either by rotor or through the crown) can remain constant while having a longer power reserve by clever escapement design.

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How is 70hr power res useful? U don’t wear freq?
These days ppl with desk job if winding not efficient, 120hrs power res also not useful
isn't strictly true, because the number of turns can be the same (and hence the winding is exactly identical), while boasting a 60-70 hr power reserve.
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Jin sat ki to have swimming pool at house downstairs

Solly lah dai gor... Was viewing this thread at 2am then decided to come downstairs to my poolside for a smoke and snap what I thought was a romantic photo. I apologise if the downlights at my pool deck area were too dim.

Colour bezel is to indicate daylight and nighttime nia mah. Ya got use.
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Breil Navigation Watch today


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Old 24-04-2019, 02:34 PM   #4480
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Jin sat ki to have swimming pool at house downstairs
Many people's "houses" also have pool downstairs what. The difference is whether it's your own or you share with your neighbors...
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Solly lah dai gor... Was viewing this thread at 2am then decided to come downstairs to my poolside for a smoke and snap what I thought was a romantic photo. I apologise if the downlights at my pool deck area were too dim.

Colour bezel is to indicate daylight and nighttime nia mah. Ya got use.
time to change your pool area lights.
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What would be your best date watch?
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Time to go home!!!

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