Thoughts on Loupe's?

Anyone into Loupe's? I've been mulling over the idea of getting a high end one (https://www.loupesystem.com/), but I'm not sure it's worth it. I like watches with exhibition case backs and I do look at them from time to time, but I'm wondering if a basic loupe is sufficient.

Thoughts?

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cheap ones work fine. s simple pocket 30x made in Germany only $10 usd. 

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Not recommended for those with OCD

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foghorn

Not recommended for those with OCD

I'm not diagnosed but....It may be a problem.😂

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WatchCrunch_User_wqyt4

cheap ones work fine. s simple pocket 30x made in Germany only $10 usd. 

Thanks Archie! Love the channel by the way!

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get a macro lens for cell phone. they work great as a loupe and you can get pics. I use one so i can find where all the parts and screws go.

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I use loupes quite a bit as an entomologist. I've handled some pretty cheap ones, but I prefer the BelOMO brand. Built really well and not cheap feeling. Great optics. I haven't used any watch or jewelry specific loupes though.

You can probably find the BelOMO ones cheaper elsewhere.

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jamesw

I use loupes quite a bit as an entomologist. I've handled some pretty cheap ones, but I prefer the BelOMO brand. Built really well and not cheap feeling. Great optics. I haven't used any watch or jewelry specific loupes though.

You can probably find the BelOMO ones cheaper elsewhere.

You're an entomologist?  My wife is one too!

She's almost done breeding her new species of hymenoptera that will enable targeted delivery of fast acting and lethal neurotoxins.  She's promised me that I can submit a list of names for the first field test.

Entomology is so cool!

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jamesw

I use loupes quite a bit as an entomologist. I've handled some pretty cheap ones, but I prefer the BelOMO brand. Built really well and not cheap feeling. Great optics. I haven't used any watch or jewelry specific loupes though.

You can probably find the BelOMO ones cheaper elsewhere.

Cool! Thank you, I'll check them out.

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I got the mega box Omega Speedmaster Professional, and it came with a loupe. I have no idea how good it is. Seems perfectly fine though. It’s very useful. It’s a wonderful tool to pop in your pocket if you go somewhere to look at a watch. Any watch I purchase has to pass the loupe test. If I’m working on one at home, I don’t use one. I use something like this. (Can you imagine walking into an AD with this on your head? 🤣🤣🤣)

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all I know is that if I’m ever going to get a high-end loupe, it has to be one of these cool-looking things 

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Rexhep Rexhepi of AkriviA

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Loupes… your best friend when looking to buy a watch but your worst enemy after the purchase…

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jamesw

I use loupes quite a bit as an entomologist. I've handled some pretty cheap ones, but I prefer the BelOMO brand. Built really well and not cheap feeling. Great optics. I haven't used any watch or jewelry specific loupes though.

You can probably find the BelOMO ones cheaper elsewhere.

I have one too: they’re great!

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I use a cheap one and it suffices for most tasks.