Review: HYT Skull AXL Rose

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Review: HYT Skull AXL Rose

Postby Racer-X » February 19th 2017, 2:40pm

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Re: Review: HYT Skull AXL Rose

Postby foghorn » February 19th 2017, 3:30pm

That's the dumbest watch I've ever seen.



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Re: Review: HYT Skull AXL Rose

Postby Thunder1 » February 19th 2017, 3:40pm

Looks to be inspired by the Khmer Rouge..
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Re: Review: HYT Skull AXL Rose

Postby BigCheez » February 19th 2017, 4:02pm

Too bad a former YouTube reviewer has transitioned into knifemaking instead. He, and the WITless would have been all over that one.
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Re: Review: HYT Skull AXL Rose

Postby TemerityB » February 19th 2017, 4:19pm

BigCheez wrote:Too bad a former YouTube reviewer has transitioned into knifemaking instead. He, and the WITless would have been all over that one.



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Re: Review: HYT Skull AXL Rose

Postby codguy » February 19th 2017, 5:11pm

The watch is hideous but using Damascus in it is pretty cool imo.
A raw (coated) damascus dial on a watch would be pretty sharp.

A very close friend of mine is a blacksmith whom makes his own damascus at his home shop. I have watched all of his youtube videos of his work and am equally impressed with his talents as I am with the product he produces!
Just last Thursday, he had shown me a hand-forged knife made in his home shop and out of said damascus, it was a work of art!

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Re: Review: HYT Skull AXL Rose

Postby tiktok » February 19th 2017, 8:41pm

Mokume Game is Japanese layering of precious metals not unlike damascus. Here's a piece by Kees Engelbart using platinum and gold.

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Re: Review: HYT Skull AXL Rose

Postby conjurer » February 19th 2017, 8:45pm

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Re: Review: HYT Skull AXL Rose

Postby bobbee » February 20th 2017, 1:21am

? :scratch:
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Re: Review: HYT Skull AXL Rose

Postby foghorn » February 20th 2017, 9:58am

codguy wrote:The watch is hideous but using Damascus in it is pretty cool imo.
A raw (coated) damascus dial on a watch would be pretty sharp.



Semi-Cecil over.



I'll see that Cecil and raise you one.


I recall, years ago, that Croton was releasing a Damascus inspired watch (not sure if it was the case only or what) that was highly touted in numerous teases by JS when he was adored by the higher ups at BDWF. The day of the TV airing he started a thread titled "Tonight we introduce a masterpiece"
Well the watch was an abomination and didn't look like Damascus in the least and it didn't go unnoticed.

I started a thread soon after the airing titled "Tonight we introduce a Disasterpiece" which contributed to my eventual banning from the forum where I once I once shared ownership.


Good times!!!


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Re: Review: HYT Skull AXL Rose

Postby MKTheVintageBloke » February 20th 2017, 10:41am

Regarding Damascus/Damascus-style watches, I guess it takes a good design for that feature to fit. I've seen the designs of one guy at WUS' Concepts and Designs subforum- uncluttered dials, where the patterns in the metal were the only dial decoration. Kinda cool, if you ask me.

This HYT... Hideous. The design is kitschy, something that a German lorry driver could likely wear. While I think that HYT watches are state-of-the-art masterpieces in terms of mechanics, and I really tip their hat to their engineering, the package that this masterpiece comes in is in this case truly awful.
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Re: Review: HYT Skull AXL Rose

Postby Britboy » February 20th 2017, 12:52pm

Thunder1 wrote:Looks to be inspired by the Khmer Rouge..


Looks like it should be shoved up the Khyber Pass..
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Re: Review: HYT Skull AXL Rose

Postby Wasp » February 20th 2017, 12:58pm

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