Finally got some Balls...or at least one!

Finally got some Balls...or at least one!

Postby horn_doc » July 15th 2017, 12:50pm

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This Ball Engineer Master II Voyager is the first time I pre ordered a watch. I have been very intrigued by the Ball brand since I have been educated on the better quality Swiss watches. For some reason this model really caught my eye and I was able to order it as a very nice birthday gift to me. I like the second time zone feature, the easy to read big date, and they have also placed micro gas tubes on every minute marker which makes for an awesome lume! I was able to get #94 out of a limited edition of 1000, for the year that I was married to Mrs. horn_doc. That helped with my sales job for the permission to spend more than I have ever spent on a watch before!
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Re: Finally got some Balls...or at least one!

Postby Racer-X » July 15th 2017, 12:54pm

Beautiful, Congrats.
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Postby jaw » July 15th 2017, 12:56pm

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Postby biglove » July 15th 2017, 1:03pm

Oh, damn! Seriously nice Ball.
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Re: Finally got some Balls...or at least one!

Postby Thunder1 » July 15th 2017, 1:46pm

That is a good looking watch..
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Postby 3Flushes » July 15th 2017, 1:55pm

That's very cool looking, I really like the way the tubes on the hands add a 3-D / forged appearance to them. Happy Birthday!
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Postby TemerityB » July 15th 2017, 2:48pm

Well done. Absolutely. That's really, really sweet. And I understand the pre-order prices offered a really eye-popping discount. Smart cookie!
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Postby Kahuna74 » July 15th 2017, 3:23pm

Very nice.
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Postby AJC » July 15th 2017, 3:57pm

Seriously nice watch, doc!
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Re: Finally got some Balls...or at least one!

Postby horn_doc » July 15th 2017, 4:12pm

TemerityB wrote:Well done. Absolutely. That's really, really sweet. And I understand the pre-order prices offered a really eye-popping discount. Smart cookie!
Yes I think it was a little more than half price of their suggested post production retail price. It was a bit anti climatic when it arrived after a few month wait but I'm very happy with my purchase.
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Re: Finally got some Balls...or at least one!

Postby horn_doc » July 15th 2017, 4:17pm

Thank you for the kind words! I have learned a lot from being a part of great group of watch enthusiasts.
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Re: Finally got some Balls...or at least one!

Postby AntFarm » July 15th 2017, 5:45pm

Great looking watch. I really love the dial color and the layout. Any lume pics yet?
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Re: Finally got some Balls...or at least one!

Postby foghorn » July 15th 2017, 6:00pm

AntFarm wrote:Great looking watch. I really love the dial color and the layout. Any lume pics yet?



I have always found that the lume of tritium tubes looks better in person,and after the eye has adjusted to the dark , than in pics. I could never get a good pic of tritium.

Tritium has a sharp crisp lume that doesn't fade and is quite impressive but not the neon like lume that many profess.

SuperLuminova ,et al, looks great on a full charge but even the best lose a lot with time.


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Postby 32771 » July 15th 2017, 6:09pm

VERY nice. Congrats.
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Re: Finally got some Balls...or at least one!

Postby conjurer » July 15th 2017, 7:22pm

That's a great Ball!!
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Re: Finally got some Balls...or at least one!

Postby smellody » July 16th 2017, 3:04pm

That's a nice one. Congratulations
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Re: Finally got some Balls...or at least one!

Postby Nuvolari » July 16th 2017, 6:37pm

Big fan, well-done!
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Re: Finally got some Balls...or at least one!

Postby Hawk » July 16th 2017, 6:40pm

I like balls.
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Re: Finally got some Balls...or at least one!

Postby artman » July 17th 2017, 3:48am

Congrats horn! Looks like the best birthday present ever! I dig the blue dial. Is that a GMT?
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Re: Finally got some Balls...or at least one!

Postby Wasp » July 17th 2017, 4:34am

You are a baller.
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