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    Default I done got me a new watch!

    Impressed Iccy? You should be son.

    Tis a sad tale, a terrible accident befell my trusty 20yr old 13.50 Sekonda, gutted I was, we'd been through so much together over the years.

    Whilst feeding branches into a chipper the strap caught, well..you can imagine the rest. *Sob*

    After an extensive rescue mission all we could find was a small piece of mangled strap.*Sob again*.

    To ease the pain I got myself down to The Watchman and hey presto, rummaging about, he pulls out another brand new Sekonda that had sat lonely in the back of the draw for 10 years.

    8 quid later and all is good again, this one should out live me easily.


    Feast yer eyes on this little beauty!
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    Default Re: I done got me a new watch!

    Good watch JJ. I am wearing a Sekonda Titanium which I have had for a very long time. Works wonderfully so long as you don't have it too near your ear when in bed. It can then resemble Big Ben.


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    Default Re: I done got me a new watch!

    Perfectly good watch -tells the time


    Everything else is jewellery

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    Default Re: I done got me a new watch!

    I like a thread with a happy ending.

    Seriously though the abuse the old one took was amazing, several falls, one from around 60ft bouncing off scaffold on the way down, under water, splattered with weld, down drains, in the bath etc.

    I should write to Sekonda.

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    Default Re: I done got me a new watch!

    Am I the only person who was expecting the 'watch caught in a chipper' story to have a much stickier ending?

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    Default Re: I done got me a new watch!

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Dazzle View Post
    Am I the only person who was expecting the 'watch caught in a chipper' story to have a much stickier ending?
    I knew that would catch someones eye Daz.

    I'm not oblivious to that danger hence why I fit cheap leather straps. My wrist didn't twitch as the strap snapped.

    The new one will have the same before I return to work.

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    Default Re: I done got me a new watch!

    A watch is a watch is a watch.


    I used to like their ad slogan:

    Sekonda. Beware of expensive imitations.



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    Default Re: I done got me a new watch!

    Did your arse twitch?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jollyjack View Post
    I knew that would catch someones eye Daz.

    I'm not oblivious to that danger hence why I fit cheap leather straps. My wrist didn't twitch as the strap snapped.

    The new one will have the same before I return to work.
    Get one of those nurses' watch which hangs from yourleft breast.

    Sexy nurse outfit optional

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    Default Re: I done got me a new watch!

    Quote Originally Posted by Jollyjack View Post
    Impressed Iccy? You should be son.

    Tis a sad tale, a terrible accident befell my trusty 20yr old 13.50 Sekonda, gutted I was, we'd been through so much together over the years.

    Whilst feeding branches into a chipper the strap caught, well..you can imagine the rest. *Sob*

    After an extensive rescue mission all we could find was a small piece of mangled strap.*Sob again*.

    To ease the pain I got myself down to The Watchman and hey presto, rummaging about, he pulls out another brand new Sekonda that had sat lonely in the back of the draw for 10 years.

    8 quid later and all is good again, this one should out live me easily.


    Feast yer eyes on this little beauty!
    It looks similar to the 8k jobbies that were being put up on here last week...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jollyjack View Post
    I'm not oblivious to that danger hence why I fit cheap leather straps.
    I prefer the rubber or synthetic rubber straps. Better when getting wet.


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    Default Re: I done got me a new watch!

    That looks very nice JJ. Wasn't there somebody else who was looking for a watch with a blue face and a metal strap?

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    Default Re: I done got me a new watch!

    ive got a sekonda too.a bit plainer than your one .cracking watches

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    Default Re: I done got me a new watch!

    Quote Originally Posted by Jollyjack View Post
    I ... catch someones eye Daz ... I look well fit, in cheap leather straps ...
    I found that interesting.



    Quote Originally Posted by KorkyKat View Post
    I prefer rubber or synthetic rubber straps.


    Well, that's pushing it a bit in my opinion ...



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    Quote Originally Posted by BananaMan View Post
    I found that interesting.

    Mate, you need to stop reaching around looking for gay meanings in everything.

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