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Seiko 5 Military

Discussion in 'Watches' started by Vesp, Mar 7, 2013.

  1. OreoGaborio

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  2. bleh

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    Have you considered the Orient Mako? It's an amazing value. Orient is owned by Seiko, and they make all their movements in house as well. A steal at ~$130 on a fantastic bracelet.

    200M Water Resistant, functioning dive bezel. Feels MUCH more expensive than it is.
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  3. Vesp
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    I appreciate the suggestions, but I kind a set my mind on the Seiko. :rolleyes:
    Just like every thing about it, from the Nato style strap, to the see throug back.
    I'm quite new to watches, so I'm sure there will be room for more later. :)
    Right now, I just want something in between the g-shock seen here.
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    And the Boccia Titanium, seen here.
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    I like the looks of the Military, and think it would fit nice in between these two. :)
     
  4. BMurphysLaw

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    I have the smaller one as well, my wife bought it for my birthday, I haven't taken it off since. I was worried about the size, but I actually like the way it sits on my small-ish wrists.

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  5. Ogre

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    less than 40mm is too small imo......though i am an ogre so... :rolleyes:

    my 40 (41?) mm invicta looks a tad to small on my wrist imo. and actually for being 6'4" i have relatively thin wrists, i think

    i say go for the larger one vesp......but that again, who listens to me anyways ;)
     
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    Ok. I will listen to you. ;) I think the 42mm will go well with my slightly chubby body, small wrists and short hands. :rofl:
     
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  7. trickcarey

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    I was a big G Shock guy too, before I got my Seiko 5. I love that its got a lower profile, looks a little classier, and doesn't stand out as much. When you see a g shock you're like "woah, theres a watch" but the Seiko isn't as noticeable. Don't know if that makes any sense, but thats sorta my thoughts on it.
     
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    I think I know what you mean.
    Kind of what I'm after. :)
    The G Shock, with the blue ring, is cool in it's own way, but it does have that "unprofessional" look.
    I Don't know how to explain it better..
    And the Boccia is just a bit to nice and shiny for my every day use.
     
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    I got a big wrist and have the small military. Its my everyday watch, I like the way the minutes are on the outside and hours inside makes reading the time fast for me. I already scratched the face. I have a big Maratac watch as well but the $60 Seiko is my beater and I don't mind the smallness so much.

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    The Seiko 5 is a great watch; I just picked one up (SNZG15J) a few weeks ago myself. I was also worried that it would be too big for my small-ish wrists, but now I think that it is the perfect size. I got mine from Creation Watches, they are sold out of the SNZG15J ("Made in Japan") but it looks like they have the regular SNZG15 in stock.
    Be careful though... for me, this watch seems to be a kind of "gateway watch" - now that I have it, I want more like it (and all of the watches that I am looking at now are significantly more expensive)!
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    Looking good with that leather strap too. ;)
    That's also one of the reason I would like a new watch.
    The waches I have now are not that easy to change the straps on. So with a new one I can change the strap rather than change the watch. :)
    But I'm a bit afraid it will be a gateway to more expencive models, like you say..
    I have learned quite a few things the last days while I was researching this one. And I do have some nicer watches on my wishlist for the future. :)
     
  12. trickcarey

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    Exactly.
     
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