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  1. 8f - Back in Black

    THE JAPANESE WATCH DISCUSSION FORUM
    Hello all, sorry I have becomne a very irregular member, but recently work has slowed down a bit and I am enjoying watches again. After replacing the SBCM gasket I put it down beside two other daily wearers I had out and thought "Sheesh, with the Alpinist it would be an 8f best of breed group"...
  2. WTB : Titanium bracelet for Alpinist 8F56

    SEIKO & CITIZEN TRADING POST
    Hello! New member here...great forum and looking forward to being around. As the title states, I'm looking for the original titanium bracelet which I believe came with the rest of the Alpinist 8F56 series except for the SBCJ031 creme dial. It's prob a long shot - but if you've got an extra...
  3. Tool Watch at work. Well, play...

    THE JAPANESE WATCH DISCUSSION FORUM
    Often I and others seem to fetishise tool watches and specific features which can never be of any conceivable real use. Military-grade straps and helium escape valves (in non-Seiko's) are obvious examples. however for once I got to actually use a watch in the way it was intended, and it felt...
  4. GGB strap makes the perfect 8f wearer!

    THE JAPANESE WATCH DISCUSSION FORUM
    Some may remember in a recent post http://www.thewatchsite.com/21-japanese-watch-discussion-forum/59873-my-8f-family.htmlI was a bit disparaging about the green 8f56 Landrek, it just didn't have much character I thought. In an effort to make it something I might at least wear occasionally I...
  5. My 8F Family

    THE JAPANESE WATCH DISCUSSION FORUM
    Been a while, some of you may remember I got the 8f bug a year or two back and I just wanted to post a family shot of where I got to. My plan was really put some time and effort into it, but then reality intervened and I thought better to get something up than nothing. The 8f movement is a...
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