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RADO Coupole Classic

Postby Racer-X » October 4th 2017, 6:18pm

by Felix Scholz "One of the great paradoxes of the Swiss watch industry is that, broadly speaking, it is locked into a cycle that demands shiny new watch releases (often referred to as novelties) on a yearly basis. Pretty much without exception, these are all watches that are often intended to last a generation or three. What this means is that many watch brands continually offer new case materials, dial colours or combinations of complications to tempt us to change our wristwear. It’s a strong-willed watch lover indeed who can resist this siren call, but really, the latest is not always the greatest. Sometimes it’s a better play to go for timeless, and stylish."

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Re: RADO Coupole Classic

Postby AJC » October 4th 2017, 7:27pm

Well that's about perfect. I say, that might be my next watch depending on what the real life price ends up being in the upcoming months.
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Re: RADO Coupole Classic

Postby TemerityB » October 4th 2017, 7:28pm

Rado's one of those brands I don't consider often, but that one is really different. Dial is killer.
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Re: RADO Coupole Classic

Postby conjurer » October 4th 2017, 7:36pm

That is one big-ass power reserve.
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Re: RADO Coupole Classic

Postby bedlam » October 4th 2017, 10:34pm

For me the PR over-powers what otherwise is a subtle and interesting design.
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Re: RADO Coupole Classic

Postby Datsun240Z71 » October 5th 2017, 4:04am

bedlam wrote:For me the PR over-powers what otherwise is a subtle and interesting design.


Agreed. I love white dials, but...
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Re: RADO Coupole Classic

Postby codguy » October 5th 2017, 4:22am

No spinning anchor thingy............. I'm out.
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Re: RADO Coupole Classic

Postby Falstaff » October 5th 2017, 10:40am

codguy wrote:No spinning anchor thingy............. I'm out.


Naw - it's got one - just above the RADO logo.
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Re: RADO Coupole Classic

Postby codguy » October 5th 2017, 10:56am

Falstaff wrote:
codguy wrote:No spinning anchor thingy............. I'm out.


Naw - it's got one - just above the RADO logo.


By jove, it does, from first glace I thought that was the head of some sort of fastener.
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Re: RADO Coupole Classic

Postby MKTheVintageBloke » October 5th 2017, 11:41am

I really like that power reserve indicator. On a dial of such simplicity, a small one would look somewhat strange. Well, at least in my opinion it would.
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Re: RADO Coupole Classic

Postby conjurer » October 5th 2017, 5:44pm

MKTheVintageBloke wrote:I really like that power reserve indicator. On a dial of such simplicity, a small one would look somewhat strange. Well, at least in my opinion it would.


What are you, some kind of fucking nut??
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Re: RADO Coupole Classic

Postby AJC » October 5th 2017, 5:45pm

You know who else might like this watch, as a fellow RADO fan? eddie-fucking-a! That's who!
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Re: RADO Coupole Classic

Postby MKTheVintageBloke » October 5th 2017, 6:01pm

conjurer wrote:
MKTheVintageBloke wrote:I really like that power reserve indicator. On a dial of such simplicity, a small one would look somewhat strange. Well, at least in my opinion it would.


What are you, some kind of fucking nut??

No, I'm just being honest about what I think of it. Then again, honesty and madness are often not so different from each other, so I guess that's one way of looking at it.
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Re: RADO Coupole Classic

Postby conjurer » October 5th 2017, 6:07pm

MKTheVintageBloke wrote:
conjurer wrote:
MKTheVintageBloke wrote:I really like that power reserve indicator. On a dial of such simplicity, a small one would look somewhat strange. Well, at least in my opinion it would.


What are you, some kind of fucking nut??

No, I'm just being honest about what I think of it. Then again, honesty and madness are often not so different from each other, so I guess that's one way of looking at it.


Yeah, I know. I was just breaking your balls a little bit.
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Re: RADO Coupole Classic

Postby MKTheVintageBloke » October 5th 2017, 7:08pm

conjurer wrote:
MKTheVintageBloke wrote:
conjurer wrote:
MKTheVintageBloke wrote:I really like that power reserve indicator. On a dial of such simplicity, a small one would look somewhat strange. Well, at least in my opinion it would.


What are you, some kind of fucking nut??

No, I'm just being honest about what I think of it. Then again, honesty and madness are often not so different from each other, so I guess that's one way of looking at it.


Yeah, I know. I was just breaking your balls a little bit.

Well, you wouldn't be yourself if you didn't!

I wonder if it's the scrotal obsession of the Dirtbox persona sometimes letting itself known? I mean, breaking balls, cooking fat on the balls - be it some correlation there?
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Re: RADO Coupole Classic

Postby conjurer » October 5th 2017, 7:28pm

MKTheVintageBloke wrote:
conjurer wrote:
MKTheVintageBloke wrote:
conjurer wrote:
MKTheVintageBloke wrote:I really like that power reserve indicator. On a dial of such simplicity, a small one would look somewhat strange. Well, at least in my opinion it would.


What are you, some kind of fucking nut??

No, I'm just being honest about what I think of it. Then again, honesty and madness are often not so different from each other, so I guess that's one way of looking at it.


Yeah, I know. I was just breaking your balls a little bit.

Well, you wouldn't be yourself if you didn't!

I wonder if it's the scrotal obsession of the Dirtbox persona sometimes letting itself known? I mean, breaking balls, cooking fat on the balls - be it some correlation there?


What are you, some kind of fucking nut???
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Re: RADO Coupole Classic

Postby MKTheVintageBloke » October 5th 2017, 7:44pm

conjurer wrote:
MKTheVintageBloke wrote:
conjurer wrote:
MKTheVintageBloke wrote:
conjurer wrote:
MKTheVintageBloke wrote:I really like that power reserve indicator. On a dial of such simplicity, a small one would look somewhat strange. Well, at least in my opinion it would.


What are you, some kind of fucking nut??

No, I'm just being honest about what I think of it. Then again, honesty and madness are often not so different from each other, so I guess that's one way of looking at it.


Yeah, I know. I was just breaking your balls a little bit.

Well, you wouldn't be yourself if you didn't!

I wonder if it's the scrotal obsession of the Dirtbox persona sometimes letting itself known? I mean, breaking balls, cooking fat on the balls - be it some correlation there?


What are you, some kind of fucking nut???

Nay, just breaking yer balls a wee bit.
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Re: RADO Coupole Classic

Postby conjurer » October 5th 2017, 7:52pm

MKTheVintageBloke wrote:
conjurer wrote:
MKTheVintageBloke wrote:
conjurer wrote:
MKTheVintageBloke wrote:
conjurer wrote:
MKTheVintageBloke wrote:I really like that power reserve indicator. On a dial of such simplicity, a small one would look somewhat strange. Well, at least in my opinion it would.


What are you, some kind of fucking nut??

No, I'm just being honest about what I think of it. Then again, honesty and madness are often not so different from each other, so I guess that's one way of looking at it.


Yeah, I know. I was just breaking your balls a little bit.

Well, you wouldn't be yourself if you didn't!

I wonder if it's the scrotal obsession of the Dirtbox persona sometimes letting itself known? I mean, breaking balls, cooking fat on the balls - be it some correlation there?


What are you, some kind of fucking nut???

Nay, just breaking yer balls a wee bit.
:dsdd:


You're OK, Mr. Bloke. You've got a big set of balls, no error.
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