Carraig Wrote:It's 90 and sunny here in Arizona.I went up to las Vegas last week and added a second IWC. So, that is what is on my wrist today. I couldn't be happier with it.
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whichwatch Wrote:I'm in Houston, where it seems to always be warm and humid. I'm doing some consulting in a manufacturing plant, and I just don't subject my IWC's to that kind of nastiness. So I'm wearing the watch I call "Mr. Impervious" today. Rubber strap, takes all manner of sweat, oil, dirt, etc, and when I bought it cost less than a good alligator strap. But if
You come from nothing, you go back to nothing. What have you lost? Nothing!
regulateur Wrote:Wow, Dick - I did not know that Oris - produced very near to where I grew up - made it's way to you too! Great!
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teeveetee Wrote:But Dick, isn't this EXACTLY what IWC's Ingenieur line is meant to handle? I think you should seriously consider getting one for your harsh environments. regards,Thang
Müller Wrote:Since yesterday
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whichwatch Wrote in reply to:regulateur Wrote:Wow, Dick - I did not know that Oris - produced very near to where I grew up - made it's way to you too! Great!I've had it for 12 years or so. It was my second mechanical watch - shortly after a Mark XV. It has seen it's time in dozens, maybe hundreds, of hot, dirty, sweaty, and wet environments, never had service, and still works great. It is certainly not an IWC - not even close - but sure serves its purpose for me!
Simius Wrote:someone please correct me if i am wrong, but I would say apart of IWC, Oris is the only other Swiss manufacturer that is located outside the traditional watch industries located within the French speaking cantons of Geneva and Neuchâtel..