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Old 02-26-2012, 11:55 PM   #21
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Old 02-27-2012, 12:04 AM   #22
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It seems like cell phones have kind of replaced the need for a notepad and a watch. It does everything I need it to in regards to this.
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G-shock wave ceptor.. Just got it last summer. I like it..lots of features and very tough.




Had a luminox that lasted 12 years. Only replaced 1 battery and a glass face after a stone smashed it. I still have it along with a few others..I have a bit of a watch fetish.
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The truck and gps systems tell me what to do all the time. Then I get home and the heavy hand takes over.
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Old 02-27-2012, 02:28 AM   #25
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phone here again too also as well, ive broken too many wrist watches, and i take my ring off to work too.

first month alone i had two close calls of possible finger loss, not good when to new wife found out
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Old 02-27-2012, 01:19 PM   #26
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I know a guy who lost his thumb because he had a thumb ring on and he was planing some wood down and the ring caught the blade and pulled his thumb into the blade
I wonder if his thumb was coming off weather or not he had a ring on it. If I cut my own thumb off I'd blame anything or anyone around me, this is our profession. When was the last time you heard someone wreck their car and say "I wasn't paying attention"?

Anyway, my wedding ring stays in the truck when I do electrical or anytime I work near the University's girl's dorm.... teasing.... kinda
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Well I sent my gshock back my aunt bought me this one she knows I love watches. I collect two things watches and 1911 45s lol http://swiss-military.biz/products/e...age=en&info=54

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Old 03-24-2012, 11:20 AM   #28
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I had a cheap Casio, but just a couple months ago upgraded to

http://www.amazon.com/Tissot-T013420...2524702&sr=1-7

Compass, Altimeter, Barometer, Chronograph, Thermometer, Looks good, etc.

It is a nice watch, and the touch crystal is tough too, I have banged it a few times and have not had a scratch on the crystal.

Youtube the Tissot T-touch Expert, and watch one of the instructional videos. You buy this watch and you will be doing that for people all the time!
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Old 03-24-2012, 01:00 PM   #29
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My Suunto Vector altimeter wasn't all that reliable, so I upgraded to a Suunto x6m black. Much much more accurate.

I did however, have to read the entire 60 odd page owners manual to understand everything it would do, and I still don't understand all the logbook functions, or how to export data to a computer.

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Old 03-24-2012, 01:16 PM   #30
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Cheap Casio for years - black - rubber band - doesn't hold an odor. I usually get a few years out of them. I do need a watch on site.

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Unless I peek at my cellphone.....the time is 2 hairs past the freckle.
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Old 03-24-2012, 01:25 PM   #32
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i use to wear a watch all the time.. then after going through 7 watches in under 2 years when i first started in the trade i figured it was time to stop wearing watches to work.. they get banged up and caught on things no matter what your doing... either the screen, glass lense or straps would break... the last one i had the strap broke so i tied a string to it with the other end tied to my nailbag... since then ive been using my cell phone
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Resurrecting an old thread. Guess ill look at a G shock, I left my Citizen and a pair of Costa del Mars on my bumper and took off yesterday. Took them off while I was repairing some siding. ****! That sucks.

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Old 06-08-2012, 07:25 PM   #34
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I have reached a point in my life that i rely on my INTERNAL CLOCK. Have not worn a watch in 15 yrs. Can always tell time within 10 minutes or so. That is close enough for anything i need to be concerned with. Any one can do it ,just practice. You will be suprised what you can accomplish
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G-shock wave ceptor.. Just got it last summer. I like it..lots of features and very tough.




Had a luminox that lasted 12 years. Only replaced 1 battery and a glass face after a stone smashed it. I still have it along with a few others..I have a bit of a watch fetish.
My son bought me the same one. I love it.
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I wear a Swiss Army Chrono Classic titanium at work. It's nice and light, easy to read and every few weeks it cleans up good with a toothbrush and some soap.

I don't alway want to fish around my pockets for my phone when I need to know what time it is and that is why I wear a wrist watch.
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I'm digging the cell for a watch. I'm holding off on buying another.
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I know I can't be the only one to wear a watch. What are y'all wearing that's holding up. I just ordered a g-shock so we will see how it holds up. Up till now ive been wearing a Swiss army. So what is everyone wearing?
Some might say it's dangerous to wear a watch at work but I just can't live without. I'm wearing Garmin Fenix 3 GPS Watch. It's perfect, I absolutely love it. To me, it's the best altimeter watch ever! There's a thorough review here https://hikezone.org/6-best-altimeter-watches/
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I wear a fit bit 24/7. Keeps track of my sleeping as well as heat rate.


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I wear a Swiss Army Chrono Classic titanium at work. It's nice and light, easy to read and every few weeks it cleans up good with a toothbrush and some soap.

I don't alway want to fish around my pockets for my phone when I need to know what time it is and that is why I wear a wrist watch.
7 years later. Same watch. Sent out a few times for battery/seals.

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