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    Sticky: And I'll throw my own Boeing edition into the mix...

    And I'll throw my own Boeing edition into the mix too. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170305/531dcfffa44fd79d28489bd59cfb6cbd.jpg


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    Sticky: My little brother's very pleased with his special...

    My little brother's very pleased with his special edition Bremont. Former AAC Lynx pilot.

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170305/e1075855196ccbb9fe636d6709159541.jpg


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  3. Thread: Noisey Rotor

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    It's also that the 7750 rotor has considerably...

    It's also that the 7750 rotor has considerably more mass than the rotor in the 2836 type movements, and will spin more easily in either direction, however you're right that it's easier in the non...
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    To be more precise the 7750 rotor will spin...

    To be more precise the 7750 rotor will spin bidirectionally, but the mechanism that transfers that into charging the mainspring is unidirectional. What's really amazing about the 7750 movement is...
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    The Chronograph Valjoux 7750 has a much larger,...

    The Chronograph Valjoux 7750 has a much larger, heavier rotor and a different clutch mechanism to the smaller ETA 2836 type movements found in the non chrono Bremont watches. The 7750 rotor is a free...
  6. Thread: Manual winding

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    You will have an approximately 20% drop in power...

    You will have an approximately 20% drop in power reserve by running the chrono constantly, however this only matters if you're not wearing the watch and allowing it to run down so that the rotor...
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    ETA chronometer grade movements are usually...

    ETA chronometer grade movements are usually fitted with an upgraded balance wheel and regulating assembly, Anachron balance spring rather than Nivarox, a higher grade pallet fork and higher grade...
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    A lot depends as to how much the mainspring is...

    A lot depends as to how much the mainspring is already wound when hand winding an automatic movement. If the mainspring has fully discharged then initial winding will feel smoother for around 30-40...
  9. I was just looking at the grey dial GMT chrono...

    I was just looking at the grey dial GMT chrono yesterday. The grey dial is glorious looking with the black subdials and that yellow GMT hand. Going onto my wish list.


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    New member with Boeing M1 question!

    Thanks for the reply guys. Pic below. The manager of the HK boutique got their showroom model M1 out of the display case to compare. He said that was the first time he'd seen it having never noticed...
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    New member with Boeing M1 question!

    Hi all, new member from Hong Kong. Just purchased a Boeing M1 with white dial from a small retailer here, and have noticed that the M1 displayed in the Bremont HK Boutique has different hour and...
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