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What shape of watch crystal do you prefer?

In looking at my watches, I realized that most of them have flat or domed crystals. But my three most recent purchases have all had top hat sapphire crystals or a domed variation of a top hat crystal....

JBird's Watches - Part 1: A RELIC from Days Gone By -- a JUNKet Gift Review

So, inspired by my @Aurelian and @thorhodes -imposed #1wc review of @accutron 's U-Boat (found here: https://www.watchcrunch.com/JBird7986/reviews/u-b...

Relic ZR11674

1.2 Avg. Score

This #1wc Challenge has been the Apple of My Eye!

Thanks to @BadgeHoarder for making my challenge fairly straightforward! Hopefully the demand as to Fluffy McNicholson is well received....I'd certainl...

Recent Comments

JBird7986 commented on Anticlimactic Tudor Pelagos FXD release 鈥

My reaction to this was...meh.

JBird7986 commented on If you only had one watch to choose鈥

This. Useful as both a watch and nightlight.

JBird7986 commented on Review: Silly Impulse Buy!

I think it鈥檚 a great concept, I just find it too expensive for my 6 year old, who is very likely to take it off of her wrist at some point during the day and lose it.

JBird7986 commented on What do you think of Bremont?

Leaving aside the fact that Bremont asks too much for what they offer, I refuse to support a company that thinks that it's fine to lie to its customers.

See: https://monochrome-watches.com/bremont-wright-flyer-story-bad-communication-in-house-movement/

JBird7986 commented on It's here!! It's epic, it's unmatchable quality in front of our very eyes!

I feel like this joke has been taken several steps too far at this point.

JBird7986 commented on Can we reach "Peak" badge?

I'm still trying to figure out why #spaghettiscameti is an actual thing -- it's not a watch brand, it's a joke.

JBird7986 commented on Mayors Jewelers

Mayors controls the TAG and Breitling spaces in Town Center in Boca. They鈥檝e kind of made more space for their brands rather than give them up. I don鈥檛 think that they鈥檙e going anywhere any time soon.

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Zelos Mako GMT Frost -- A #1wc Haiku

Zelos Mako Frost, Icy snow white masterpiece, Time travels with you. #1wc

AAAAAH-LARM! U-Boat Capsoil Review - #1wc

Alright @thorhodes -- you didn't quite tag me properly to actually alert me that it was my turn, but, thankfully, I'm an attentive guy and saw your po...

U-Boat Capsoil

5.0 Avg. Score

Zelos Mako Frost GMT 鈥 it鈥檚 better than a G-Shock

The Zelos Mako Frost GMT is better than a G-Shock. Unlike a G-Shock, the Zelos runs not on a battery, but just gears and springs and your arm moving....

What's your preferred crown position?

With the recent acquisition of my Zelos Mako Frost GMT, my current #1wc watch, for the first time, I now have a watch where the crown is in a location other than 3 o'clock. Initially, I was unsure abo...

Zelos Mako Frost GMT - The Ultimate GADA Watch - A 1 Watch Challenge (#1wc) Post

Alright everyone, strap in as I begin to explain why the Zelos Mako Frost GMT is the ultimate watch and why it should win the 1 Watch Challenge! As ma...

The race to the bottom -- or -- is this the best value Traveler's GMT on the market right now (Titanium too!)?

At $425 shipped (after applying the "Extra15" coupon) for a fully lumed dial, titanium case, bracelet, sapphire crystal and Miyota 9075 Traveler's GMT movement, the Bauhaus Aviation 2868M-5 from Point...

Would you exploit a web glitch to get a high demand, low production watch?

So, I鈥檇 like to see how my fellow Crunchers would respond to a brief thought experiment. A well-respected brand is putting an affordable but very limited production watch on sale to the world via the...