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Discussion in 'Watches' started by BFG, Sep 12, 2014.

  1. Gary Gross

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    Lume shot featuring most of my mechanical watches

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    I really don´t like when reviewers charge the lume before a lume shot, but I really had to here. Many of these watches had been sitting in total darkness for weeks, so it was the only way to get a somewhat fair comparison.
    The watch in the middle is a T25 tritium watch for comparison.

    So, should I reveal which is which, or anyone up for a watch quiz?

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    Are these all just 'basic lume' shots, or are some these tritium too? I've noticed, that sometimes price has absolutely no-bearing on lume-quality. Sometime, you'll buy an 'expensive watch', and the lume is just lacklustre.
     
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    It’s all regular lume, except the one in the middle, which is a 2 year old mb-microtec T25 tritium watch, that I included as an intensity reference.


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    Tritium watches always seem to have less luminosity vs. recently "charged" non-trit watches.....but an hour or so later, it's a different story.
     
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    Sure, it wasn’t my point to make tritium look bad, it´s just that with photography you can make any lume look as bad or great as you want by adjusting exposure. Most watch people know how tritium performs, so it´s only there as a reference for the exposure.

    I really don´t like freshly charged lume shots, so it was kind of stupid of me to submit one myself, but I thought it would be fun to do a comparison and I didn´t have much time. The ones with the best lume comes out on top here too, but I think the difference would be more pronounced if I waited for some time.
    I´ll try to do it again, and take several pics over a few hours with identical camera settings.


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    Anything that adds to the discourse on this forum is welcomed by me, and I'm sure many others here. I appreciate all those who take the time to contribute photos, and other insights regarding their cherished gear.
     
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    I'm am in the 'pro-tritium' camp. One of the reasons, I bought this Deep Blue example, and my Luminox watches.

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    Then you'll love this NO charge lume shot of my Deep Blue Master 1000...

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    Vostok made the cut for today.

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    That Maratac diver rocks!
     
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    My only two. Both solar, sapphire, atomic reception. Citizen has a titanium bracelet if I ever need to dress it up. I mostly wear the protrek while I'm working and the citizen my weekends. [​IMG][​IMG]

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    I simply love the venerable Speedy. A perfect everyday watch, price aside:
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    Will need to take a photo of the full collection but here's todays...
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