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Android July Offerings

Postby mrneddles » June 26th 2012 11:08am

24mm Croc
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50mm handwind pocketwatch
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Emprise in two new color combos:
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Antigravity
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Infiniti
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Venus
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Re: Android July Offerings

Postby Hater » June 26th 2012 7:03pm

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Re: Android July Offerings

Postby conjurer » June 26th 2012 7:10pm

I like the pocket watch. 50mm would actually be a good size.
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Re: Android July Offerings

Postby temerityb » June 26th 2012 8:51pm

I can't/won't comment until I read size specs. I find that Android does an interesting job with cases, colors, and Miyota movements, but those freaking 50mm/19mm things negate any interest I'd have.
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Re: Android July Offerings

Postby conjurer » July 12th 2012 7:25am

Teddybear wrote:I just purchased a silverjet 500 from a member at WL. I know this is a large watch but, I have 9" wrists. It has a miyota 9105 movement I believe. Hopefully this will be an enjoyment more than a workout. Anything else to expect? I don't have wisdom or experience like you guys have.

I've owned a couple of Androids over the years, and I've never been able to bond with them. While I admire some of Wing's designs (apart from his recent Invicta-sizing of most of his watches) the one's I've had seemed cheap--the machining and finishing of the steel seemed iffy, the bracelets didn't seem well fitting, things like that. They seemed much more like inexpensive fashion watches than something I'd wear for a long time.

I did get one of his tungsten ladies watches for Mrs. C, and that one had pretty impressive fit and finish.
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Re: Android July Offerings

Postby AJC » July 12th 2012 10:46am

Image in a 40-42mm case size and around $100 and I might be interested.
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Re: Android July Offerings

Postby mrneddles » July 12th 2012 11:25am

Agree.
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Re: Android July Offerings

Postby temerityb » July 17th 2012 12:26pm

conjurer wrote:...the one's I've had seemed cheap--the machining and finishing of the steel seemed iffy, the bracelets didn't seem well fitting, things like that.

Well put. I like some of what Android does, but their leather straps are, in my experience, either flimsy or unbearably stiff, while their bracelets are a complete travesty, cheap and clunky. Just my two cents.
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Re: Android July Offerings

Postby wottime » July 17th 2012 6:01pm

I don't mind Android, just wish they would separate themselves from Shop some. The brand could stand on it's own. When they get away from the Shop/Invicta tendencies, they aren't too bad. Agree with AJC, the Antigravity would be one of choice if price was right.
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