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watch lovers....what's your favorite watch?

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aviator_13 wrote:
Feb 23rd, 2018 4:49 pm
Was on the fence about getting one the last year or two and now I regret not doing it - won't be able to buy one for a decent price for a very long time
There is still lots of time to pick up an alpinist without getting price gouged. The discontinuation announcement was only made today.
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BranCracker wrote:
Feb 23rd, 2018 3:34 pm
First mechanical, fresh off the Canada Post truck. Pretty stoked Smiling Face With Open Mouth
I regret not getting the skx009 as well when I got my skx007
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aaronmd wrote:
Feb 26th, 2018 10:50 am
I regret not getting the skx009 as well when I got my skx007
I almost went with the 007 purely because Amazon themselves were selling it with original warranty, but I really really wanted the 009. lol
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Looking at getting one of these watches. Really conflicted, but was wondering which one any of you would go with and reasons.

https://m.costco.ca/Citizen-Eco-Drive-P ... 71900.html

Listed for $499

Or

Citizen Men's AT8020-03L "Blue Angels World A-T" Eco-Drive Watch https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B009DRP9RU/ref ... LAb5HHQ7TM


Listed for $416.90.
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kobe360 wrote:
Feb 28th, 2018 8:43 am
Looking at getting one of these watches. Really conflicted, but was wondering which one any of you would go with and reasons.

https://m.costco.ca/Citizen-Eco-Drive-P ... 71900.html

Listed for $499

Or

Citizen Men's AT8020-03L "Blue Angels World A-T" Eco-Drive Watch https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B009DRP9RU/ref ... LAb5HHQ7TM


Listed for $416.90.
I have a the metal band version of the Blue Angels watch and love it. But I'm likely going to sell it because I recently got an apple watch.

The two watches you're looking at are so similar, you should just go with whichever fits in your wardrobe better.
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kobe360 wrote:
Feb 28th, 2018 8:43 am
Looking at getting one of these watches. Really conflicted, but was wondering which one any of you would go with and reasons.

https://m.costco.ca/Citizen-Eco-Drive-P ... 71900.html

Listed for $499

Or

Citizen Men's AT8020-03L "Blue Angels World A-T" Eco-Drive Watch https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B009DRP9RU/ref ... LAb5HHQ7TM


Listed for $416.90.
I have a blue angels with bracelet and it’s a well built and finished watch. Has a cult like following as well.

The top one will probably be a great one in terms of build and finish.

Enjoy either of them. Both are solid lifelong watches, and super accurate too!
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najibs wrote:
Feb 22nd, 2018 7:44 am
Dat blue dial in the morning sunlight!
thats one sexy mof!!
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I hope to pick up my Daytona soon! My AD said I’m next on the list!
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Enjoy either of them. Both are solid lifelong watches, and super accurate too!
Am I just unlucky? All 3 eco-drive watches I've owned have died or are dying. 2 stopped charging altogether. Luckily one was from Costco so no problem returning even a year after purchase. The last one, my Nighthawk, is on it's last breath...still keeps time but seconds hand is jumping that indicates low charge. :(
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chrispy35 wrote:
Mar 1st, 2018 4:01 am
Am I just unlucky? All 3 eco-drive watches I've owned have died or are dying. 2 stopped charging altogether. Luckily one was from Costco so no problem returning even a year after purchase. The last one, my Nighthawk, is on it's last breath...still keeps time but seconds hand is jumping that indicates low charge. :(
Have you tried replacing the capacitor/rechargeable battery inside? Something like Panasonic MT621 or similar. Looks like a typical button cell but has an extra piece attached so that a regular non-rechargeable battery can't be used (it would fit but wouldnt' work).
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tcharged wrote:
Mar 1st, 2018 12:36 am
I hope to pick up my Daytona soon! My AD said I’m next on the list!
Wow!

I'm still waiting for my Daytona panda lol, been waiting 11 months now.
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notfromqc wrote:
Mar 1st, 2018 7:41 am
Have you tried replacing the capacitor/rechargeable battery inside? Something like Panasonic MT621 or similar. Looks like a typical button cell but has an extra piece attached so that a regular non-rechargeable battery can't be used (it would fit but wouldnt' work).
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Didn't know that was an option. I haven't looked in a while but, at the time the first watch went south, general consensus online was that there was no aftermarket or publicly available replacement battery. I'll have another look around.

If anyone knows of a vendor or exact part #, please chime in. Thx.

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