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Where can I buy a watch link remover in L.A.?

Where can I buy a watch link remover in West L.A.? [more inside]
posted by loudguitars on Apr 28, 2007 - 3 answers

Make it beep every minute!

Is there a stopwatch that will play an alarm every X minutes until I tell it to stop? [more inside]
posted by jesirose on Apr 21, 2007 - 10 answers

Wristwatches for Field Educators

Recommend some classy, but rugged, women's wrist or pocket watches for me! [more inside]
posted by nelleish on Apr 12, 2007 - 13 answers

Looking for a watch that does the basics extremely well

Looking for a watch that tells near-perfect time, doesn't require winding or battery replacement, has a comfortable band in hot and cold weather and will last at least 10 years. It just needs to show the time and preferably the date. It's either got to be something very special, or at the lowest price which meets the above standards. Style and uncomplicatedness a bonus.
posted by DirtyCreature on Apr 5, 2007 - 41 answers

How can I monitor changes to an online PDF simply and for free?

How can I get an alert when changes to an online PDF have occurred. Simple solutions will carry the day. The closer to free, the better. [more inside]
posted by mfitz on Apr 3, 2007 - 8 answers

Beepless watch with a timer and a stop watch?

I'm looking for a digital watch that has both a timer (set the amount of time and it counts down) and a stopwatch (starts at zero and counts up) that doesn't beep when you press any of the buttons to start or stop the timer/stopwatch. [more inside]
posted by buriedpaul on Mar 28, 2007 - 14 answers

Cool Compass watch

What is the ID of an analog watch with compass worn by the Myles Leland character on Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye. ? [Spoiler inside] [more inside]
posted by Mitheral on Mar 11, 2007 - 7 answers

Watchband repair?

How do I keep my watchband from coming off the watch? [more inside]
posted by SansPoint on Jan 25, 2007 - 9 answers

Is the Nike Triax Speed 300 worth it?

Nike Watches -- is the Nike Triax Speed 300 worth it? I've had problems with the resin bands on older models. [more inside]
posted by frogan on Jan 23, 2007 - 6 answers

Looking for a small wearable periodic alarm

I am looking for a small device that I can either wear or carry in my pocket that will beep, ring, and/or vibrate at a pre-set interval. (I'm thinking every 15 minutes.) I am an easily distracted individual, and I think that this would help me focus on what I should be doing at the moment.
posted by qvtqht on Jan 10, 2007 - 13 answers

Help me find a small durable clipon clock.

Where can I find a small clip-on clock that is extremely durable - preferably without spending an arm and a leg. [more inside]
posted by markblasco on Jan 8, 2007 - 13 answers

Help me identify an old watch!

Please help me identify/value this watch that I inherited from my grandfather. [more inside]
posted by cerebus19 on Dec 17, 2006 - 2 answers

Flashlight up my sleeve?

Help me find a wristwatch with a built-in LED flashlight. [more inside]
posted by ostranenie on Dec 17, 2006 - 4 answers

Movies on your wrist. It's not just for friendship bracelets anymore

So I just got this super cool new watch that plays up to 2gigs of videos on it. It's like Dick Tracy minus the villains. Only problem? The program that comes with the watch makes you encode the videos into something called NXV format. And it's not working right. What can I do about it? [more inside]
posted by rileyray3000 on Dec 14, 2006 - 5 answers

Help me find the perfect watch, please.

Help me find a replacement watch that fits the criteria listed in the [more inside]
posted by nitsuj on Nov 29, 2006 - 4 answers

Does engraving devalue an antique watch?

Antique watch values -- I want to sell a 1914 Waltham men's wristwatch on Ebay, but it has engraving on the back of the case. Does this reduce its value? [more inside]
posted by nancoix on Nov 3, 2006 - 8 answers

Chinese Branch Time

I want a Chinese wristwatch. [more inside]
posted by RavinDave on Oct 19, 2006 - 5 answers

What is the best brand watch for the money?

What is the best brand watch for the money? [more inside]
posted by photoslob on Aug 21, 2006 - 35 answers

плохой вахта?

Has anyone had any experience with Vostok watches? [more inside]
posted by joaniemcchicken on Jul 25, 2006 - 6 answers

How can I keep my watch running?

Are there any tricks that'll keep my self-winding watch from running down? [more inside]
posted by COBRA! on Jul 21, 2006 - 17 answers

Yick I smell bad...

Smelly Filter: I have an awesome watch with a "genuine leather" wrist band. In the summer heat I can't find a way to keep it from smelling. [more inside]
posted by meta x zen on Jul 14, 2006 - 8 answers

Time to get a watch, in Austin

I'm looking for a wristwatch in Austin. [more inside]
posted by mr.dan on Jul 6, 2006 - 7 answers

Watch battery

A fairly new (analogue) watch has started slowing and occasionally stopping. How can I check the battery's charge to see whether that's the problem or whether the watch is fundamentally horlicksed and needs to be sent back?
posted by Hogshead on Jun 4, 2006 - 11 answers

Watch Repair--Replacing Glass

Watch repair: I just want to get cracked glass replaced. [more inside]
posted by gimonca on Mar 1, 2006 - 9 answers

Looking for watches with both digital and dial readouts.

Looking for watches with both digital and dial readouts. [more inside]
posted by IronWolve on Jan 15, 2006 - 9 answers

Wristwatch with thermometer

WristwatchFilter: After realizing how much I love have a thermometer on the dashboard of my car I'd like to buy an inexpensive (less than US$150) wristwatch that displays the temperature. [more inside]
posted by Taken Outtacontext on Dec 31, 2005 - 9 answers

How can I get my 20+ yr old Timex windable watch fixed?

I own a windable Timex watch given to me about twenty years ago. I have been using it for the past few years without problem, but now it doesn't seem to keep time very well. Timex HQ says that they won't fix it because of its age and parts likely being unavailable. How can I get this watch tuned up/repaired? I'd like to keep it - great sentimental value plus my name engraved in the back.
posted by cadge on Dec 6, 2005 - 8 answers

chronograph watch

I'm looking for a new chronograph watch. [more inside]
posted by jmd82 on Nov 23, 2005 - 11 answers

new watch face

How can I find a good watch face for my watch? [more inside]
posted by Sara Anne on Nov 4, 2005 - 1 answer

Help the unfashionable choose a watch for a classy dame

Help choosing a ladies fashion watch. [more inside]
posted by bystander on Nov 4, 2005 - 10 answers

Adjusting watch bracelet

I need resources / how-to on adjusting the bracelet size on a stainless steel Invicta watch.
posted by Scottk on Sep 22, 2005 - 5 answers

Pendant watch?

Show me a nifty watch that's worn as a pendant around the neck [more inside]
posted by matildaben on Aug 12, 2005 - 8 answers

what's a good military watch?

I'd like to buy a new watch, a rugged military sort of thing. Problem is, every company says theirs is the one the actual military uses, and they all seem to boast the same qualities. Does anyone know a good, authentic high-quality pilot's or such watch that's not outrageously expensive?
posted by dearleader on Jul 25, 2005 - 14 answers

Time to complain

I have a three-year-old Swiss Army officers watch that I took to a (trusted) jeweler last week to have the battery replaced. The next day condensation appeared inside the glass and now the thing has gone kaput. It had been working fine up until the battery died (and for a few hours after it was replaced). Do you think the jeweler is liable...or am I out of luck? Any advice before I return to the jeweler to complain?
posted by punkfloyd on Jul 25, 2005 - 9 answers

When is a watch not a watch?

I would like to have a portable device for keeping track of the time that is not a wristwatch (I seem to inevitably lose all wristwatches) but can be stored and accessed with ease. I was thinking maybe something I could store in my wallet. Any suggestions or ideas?
posted by selfnoise on May 12, 2005 - 22 answers

Omega Speedmaster Mythological Creature

Can you tell me what the mythological creature on the case back of my Omega Speedmaster is? [more inside]
posted by sled on Apr 25, 2005 - 16 answers

Help me find a new watch.

For the second time in as my years, my Timex Expedition watch has stopped working. I put up with it because I like the style, and re-setting the time every few hours wasn't that big of a deal. I'm having trouble finding another (non-Timex) watch with an analog face AND a small digital display... do any MeFites have any recommendations? (Another Timex with the features I want... and a Swiss Army one with the look I want....) [more inside]
posted by ruwan on Apr 18, 2005 - 10 answers

Selecting a Quality Watch.

I would like to purchase a quality watch that will last my lifetime and potentially beyond that. [more inside]
posted by ix on Mar 19, 2005 - 22 answers

Help me find and obtain a possibly Elizabethan timepiece.

I'm looking for the name, and, if possible, a place to purchase / obtain a replica of a timepiece that I believe is Elizabethan. [more inside]
posted by Bugbread on Feb 25, 2005 - 5 answers

Have any MeFi technophiles tried one of the MSN Direct Smart Watches?

GadgetFilter: Have any MeFi technophiles tried one of the MSN Direct Smart Watches? If so, what were your impressions of the watch & the service? [SImoreDE] [more inside]
posted by Fourmyle on Dec 5, 2004 - 4 answers

Smelly Watchband

My watchband is starting to stink. This happens to all of my watches. I've tried many, many things including soaking them in bleach (I usually only wear metal-banded watches. Largely because they last longer before stinking). Nothing has managed to stop the stinking. I like this watch. What can I do?
posted by willpie on Aug 25, 2004 - 11 answers

Shopping in NYC

I'm going to be in New York City next Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. While I'm there, I'd like to piss away some money on a knockoff watch and a handbag or two. Where and when should I go?
posted by Kwantsar on Apr 14, 2004 - 14 answers

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