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    Sticky: A Broadsword in Paradise today ...

    A Broadsword in Paradise today

    https://i.imgur.com/GE4PNzR.jpg
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    Yes, WatchCheck. It's 'good enough' I find,...

    Yes, WatchCheck. It's 'good enough' I find, although I keep meaning to buy a timegrapher but not sure I could stand my wife's ridicule! LOL
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    Good observation Andy but yes, always fully wound...

    Good observation Andy but yes, always fully wound for testing purposes. Once I'm satisfied it's running correctly, I tend to lay off testing since a few seconds a day variation is meaningless in...
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    Interesting development: the Broadsword, having...

    Interesting development: the Broadsword, having consistently lost time face up as I reported above, has now settled down and is running at better than 1s variance a day. I don't know what changed to...
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    Doubtful, the Solo dates back to 2014, the S500...

    Doubtful, the Solo dates back to 2014, the S500 was 2018 and the Broadword late 2019
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    Of my five, three have had to be returned to...

    Of my five, three have had to be returned to Bremont for attention due to losing time.

    My Solo was regulated once under warranty but had to go back again for the same thing out of warranty....
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    Either you are an outside the box thinker or you...

    Either you are an outside the box thinker or you aren't. I'm more of a contrarian myself and have never bought into groupthink.

    From the moment I stumbled across Bremont in an AD (thanks Lyndon if...
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    Are those pouches the same ones that come with...

    Are those pouches the same ones that come with the watches or are they different? If different, do you have a pic of the inside?

    Thanks
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    Just tried the deployant and yes, it works!

    Just tried the deployant and yes, it works!
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    I thought it would bother me but the rubber...

    I thought it would bother me but the rubber actually blends into the DLC Trip Tik case. Of course, this watch was never supplied on a fitted strap so it's really no different for me except that I...
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    Sticky: In stock in the UK @ Watch Obsession...

    In stock in the UK @ Watch Obsession
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    I'll be happy to do that - when I get my ALT1...

    I'll be happy to do that - when I get my ALT1 back from Henley-on-Thames. It's having the new design crown fitted at the moment - the old original design version was almost impossible to use because...
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    Sticky: Not sure where you are located but Holbens have...

    Not sure where you are located but Holbens have them in stock.
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    New watch day!

    I've been looking for quite some time for a black-faced chrono to pair with my white faced ALT1C/PW. Having 4 Bremonts already, I consciously tried to find something non-Bremont that appealed to me....
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    Sticky: For sake of speed, I'll just re-post what I said...

    For sake of speed, I'll just re-post what I said on the FB group.

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    I think I may be in the minority here but I'm not really a big fan of the original Bremont rubber strap. Although it's...
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    Sticky: LOL. It begins with Boeing and ends with 247....

    LOL. It begins with Boeing and ends with 247. Black. ;)

    I think I may have spoiled the surprise ... :p
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    Sticky: My plan was to leave the polished Hirsch buckle...

    My plan was to leave the polished Hirsch buckle on it until I decided if the strap worked and then swap out the buckle. However, the Hirsch buckle works so well that I think I'll just leave it on as...
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    I *think* it will. I'll try it and report back.

    I *think* it will. I'll try it and report back.
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    Sorry, I haven't been back here so missed your...

    Sorry, I haven't been back here so missed your comment! Here's some pics that show the scale of the strap to the watch and the slight sheen to the rubber. I LOVE it.
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    Sticky: Me too! I FINALLY found a strap that works for...

    Me too! I FINALLY found a strap that works for me -Hirsch Pure rubber strap in navy - it's a perfect color match to the blue sunburst dial
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    I have recently discovered Hirsch 'Pure' rubber...

    I have recently discovered Hirsch 'Pure' rubber straps which are genuine rubber, nicely pliable, extremely comfortable but have a nice quality feel on the wrist. They are absolutely plain and have a...
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