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Gotta love the smiths empire. Unsophisticated, understated, classic

First scratches

Won a race at the Durham Regatta today, though, christened my Pagani, if you're wondering why it's so tight, it's just so it didn't move while rowing.

New watch day

Loving this, just need to take a few links off the bracelet

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commented on Time Factors head's up

I'm getting a smiths for my birthday, not picked which one yet lol

commented on Smiths

Yep, grand total of 5 jewels lol. I believe the empire was the cheapest range at the time

commented on I'm excited and scared at the same time...

Oof, we expect the worse if you don't hear from you. It's been good knowing you man 馃槀

commented on First scratches

Agreed, quads can feel a bit boring, I haven't rowed an 8 yet, but I definitely prefer a double. 馃嵒

commented on First scratches

Stroke on a double.

commented on First scratches

Yep, probably, but I find my wrist gets all clammy when I row in rubber

commented on First scratches

Thank you man. And it's not, it's from carrying one of the red boats.

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I swore I wouldn't.

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Nerdiest thing to do but looks sick

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