Proper introduction. :)

Proper introduction. :)

Postby Professir » March 8th 2017, 10:23am

Good morning fellow watch aficionados! Having enjoyed horology for many many years, but only being able to afford teasers, I am waiting (not so patiently) for next week, when I will be ordering my grail watch. But a side story is in order for preparation.

I was a pastor for my "first" career of 20 years, and as such feasted on the eternal rewards life presented (read- I was poor) and indulged in affordable alternatives to the watches I really wanted. Never really having the craving for precious metals, or watches that third world countries use as yearly budgets, I have always wanted an automatic movement, sapphire crystal, SS bracelet, from a maker that eats white cheese and doesn't copy THOSE guys. Now, I spend my waking hours staring at 5 computer screens and talking to the world as an auto insurance adjuster....and they PAY me! :D

SO, early next week, I will be ordering a Hamilton Khaki King 40mm Day/date on a bracelet. (Yeah, I know its a "beginners" entry level, almost worth noting but short of special).....but its a BIG deal to me! I am looking forward to the beauty and life's adventures. I know I will have to pocket carry it on my motorcycle (another long story, but suffice to say its not a modern Buick with an air ride).

Cant wait!

Ray
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Postby koimaster » March 8th 2017, 10:31am

Thanks for checking in and great intro post. Nothing wrong with Hamilton, you will find many fans and owners of the brand on the forum.
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Postby conjurer » March 8th 2017, 10:44am

Welcome, gosh darn it!
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Postby Racer-X » March 8th 2017, 10:47am

Excellent, welcome Ray.
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Postby Wasp » March 8th 2017, 11:08am

You will fit right in, ceptin there are a score of heathens.
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Postby Professir » March 8th 2017, 11:27am

LOL......heathens don't scare me, its the saints that do.

I am Prez of a motorcycle club, so unless chairs get tossed, I am good. :)
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Postby bobbee » March 8th 2017, 11:32am

Hi and welcome Prof, a great choice for a grail watch.
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Postby jason_recliner » March 8th 2017, 11:34am

Pasta is tasty.
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Postby conjurer » March 8th 2017, 12:18pm

Professir wrote:LOL......heathens don't scare me, its the saints that do.

I am Prez of a motorcycle club, so unless chairs get tossed, I am good. :)


In that case, Welcome, goddamn it!
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Postby 3Flushes » March 8th 2017, 12:23pm

Welcome to Watchlords; the joint's more fun than a human being should be allowed to have.
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Postby Thunder1 » March 8th 2017, 12:28pm

Welcome to the asylum, sir...
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Postby Professir » March 8th 2017, 12:52pm

conjurer wrote:
Professir wrote:LOL......heathens don't scare me, its the saints that do.

I am Prez of a motorcycle club, so unless chairs get tossed, I am good. :)


In that case, Welcome, goddamn it!


NOW I feel at home! BITE ME! hehehhehe
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Postby Britboy » March 8th 2017, 1:51pm

Welcome, have fun.
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Postby Mark1 » March 8th 2017, 2:24pm

Welcome Professir Ray.
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Postby gerdson » March 8th 2017, 2:43pm

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Postby TemerityB » March 8th 2017, 5:53pm

koi was right - big Hamilton fan here, both new and vintage. Hope you enjoy it here!
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Postby eddiea » March 8th 2017, 6:15pm

Professir wrote:I was a pastor for my "first" career of 20 years Ray

That's a shame Ray, you couldn't have pray for me, I'm well on my way to hell with a big smile on my face.... (welcome BTW)
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Postby biglove » March 8th 2017, 8:15pm

Hidey-ho!

Nothing wrong with that Hamilton at any level. You will enjoy it.

As far as pastoral salaries, I take it you didn't take lessons from the likes of Creflo and his ill gotten gains?
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Postby jason_recliner » March 9th 2017, 11:18am

jason_recliner wrote:Pasta is tasty.


Now, this one was a play on words. A pun, if you like.

I can see I'm going to have to spell things out over here.
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