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Need Suggestions For An Aviation Wristwatch  
User currently offlineJmacias34 From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 379 posts, RR: 0
Posted (11 years 7 months 2 weeks 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 6088 times:

Looking for a dual time watch which can handle zulu and the 12/12 hour system. Don't want to spend more than $200. Prefer digital.

Would appreciate any comments or suggestions.

Thanks in advance!

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User currently offlineSquigee From Canada, joined May 2001, 652 posts, RR: 4
Reply 1, posted (11 years 7 months 2 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 6032 times:

Not sure about Zulu, but my watch does dual time, 12/24, stores phone numbers, stopwatch, various alarms, and it has a neat feature where it sets itself using the radio signal from the big Atomic Clock in the states. The dual Analogue/Digital dial is also quite nice.

Hard to find in Canada, though. Had to get this one through eBay:



http://www.casio.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=products.detail&catalog=Watches§ion=Waveceptor&product=WVX100DA%2D7AV#



Someday, we'll look back at this, laugh nervously, and then change the subject.
User currently offlineXFSUgimpLB41X From United States of America, joined Aug 2000, 4223 posts, RR: 37
Reply 2, posted (11 years 7 months 2 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 6004 times:

Save yourself some money... Timex Ironman  Smile 35 bucks, best watch ive ever owned.


Chicks dig winglets.
User currently offlineOPNLguy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (11 years 7 months 2 weeks 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 6007 times:

A few Christmas's ago, I got a Seiko "Sports 150". The face is analog (which I keep on local time) and I set the small window at the bottom to UTC in a 24 hour format. Has all the usual features, rotating bezel, alarm, day/date calendar, etc. but baro altimeter, GPS, or other exotic stuff. I think they're about $225 new, but check around.

User currently offlineSllevin From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 3376 posts, RR: 6
Reply 4, posted (11 years 7 months 2 weeks 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 5971 times:

Omega Speedmaster, "Moonwatch"

Okay, it doesn't do 12/24, it's not digital (in fact, you have to wind it yourself each day), but it's very cool. I love mine.

It's like the ultimate aviation/spacegeek watch.

Steve


User currently offlineB747skipper From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (11 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 5891 times:

A classic, sold since about 1978 was the Seiko "Worldtimer" digital, sold then for some $100, had a square face, and world time zones with 3 letter code... These Seiko are no longer available, yet I saw one for sale not too long ago in a jewelry store in Rio de Janeiro... Probably was a "leftover"...
xxx
Was a nice one if somewhere you could find one new (a leftover) or old, even, they were extremely accurate... sadly they did not have the 30 minutes "add-on" for Newfoundland Time for Gander/CYQX...
xxx
Casio used to make a $40 worldtimer equivalent... some 15-20 years ago, the 3 letter city code was displayed next to the digital time shown...
xxx
I dont know if Breitling makes anything inexpensive timepieces, but I have seen equivalents that look like "pilot watches" with analog and digital display. for some $100 to $250 or so...
xxx
Look in pilot and aviation oriented magazines...
Good luck -
(s) Skipper


User currently offlineJetguy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (11 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 5864 times:

I've got an Omega Speedmaster - the worst watch I've ever owned. It's been in my dresser drawer for 10 years. The best "pilot's watch" that I've ever owned is a Citizen Navihawk. I've had mine for 3 or 4 years now and it keeps excellent time and has all of the wold time zones - easily accessable. It's kind of spendy, but if you check the sales you can find them as low as about $175 dollars.

User currently offlineSllevin From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 3376 posts, RR: 6
Reply 7, posted (11 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 5862 times:

Jetguy --

If you don't want it, send it my way!  Smile

I've had my Moonwatch for about 5 years and never had any problems. I figure, if it was rugged enough to go to the Moon, it's rugged enough for my work  Smile

But it's definitely not inexpensive.

Steve


User currently offlineShaun3000 From United States of America, joined Mar 2002, 445 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (11 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 5834 times:

Hey, Jetguy:

I'll give you $10 for that Omega watch if you don't want it!  Smile


User currently offlineJmacias34 From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 379 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (11 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 5791 times:

Thanks fellas for the suggestions.

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