Left me feeling blue

Nice looking watch but one too many "cons" for me. Oh well, had to try it out.

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Why???

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I'm guessing the handset and that annoying sans serif font as seen on the Weekender are the issues? Or is it something that only weirdos care about?

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Why???

The bezel action was sloppy, and  the bezel made a weird clicking noise when you touched  the top of it (not when rotating the bezel). The bracelet has no micro adjustments. And the second hand stuttered. Overall just not a great watch for the money. 

OscarKlosoff

I'm guessing the handset and that annoying sans serif font as seen on the Weekender are the issues? Or is it something that only weirdos care about?

Hey Oscar. This one  is the allied  model. I didn’t like the bezel, lack of Micro adjustments and the second hand. I’ve since found the automatic Timex watches seem to be nicer quality. 

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EricsEverydayWatches

The bezel action was sloppy, and  the bezel made a weird clicking noise when you touched  the top of it (not when rotating the bezel). The bracelet has no micro adjustments. And the second hand stuttered. Overall just not a great watch for the money. 

OK, that makes sense. I was just curious as I have had good luck with my Timex watch purchases.

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OK, that makes sense. I was just curious as I have had good luck with my Timex watch purchases.

I know some people have great luck with them. And I am reluctant to put them down as I want timex to be a great watch. I just had a series of bad Timex watches. but the latest ( a Navi Xl Auto) has gotten me in the fan club. 
 

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EricsEverydayWatches

I know some people have great luck with them. And I am reluctant to put them down as I want timex to be a great watch. I just had a series of bad Timex watches. but the latest ( a Navi Xl Auto) has gotten me in the fan club. 
 

I would also recommend trying the Q reissues. I have the Q Digital and it is great.

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I would also recommend trying the Q reissues. I have the Q Digital and it is great.

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I’ve seen the Qs.  They look great. I haven’t tried one yet. My sweet spot  is 40 to 42mm and I think the Qs are all smaller but I may need to try one out. 

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I’ve seen the Qs.  They look great. I haven’t tried one yet. My sweet spot  is 40 to 42mm and I think the Qs are all smaller but I may need to try one out. 

You know, it's funny you mention your sweet spot of 40mm-42mm. I have a 7.5" wrist and my sweet spot used to be 39mm-41mm, in my own opinion, but I have to confess it has gotten much smaller since I started collecting vintage watches. My preference is now 32mm-38mm. 🤣 My larger watches like my Citizen Nighthawk and my Seiko Arnie feel massive anymore. 😂