Hands-On: The Yes Equilibrium

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Hands-On: The Yes Equilibrium

Postby Racer-X » August 20th 2018, 4:33pm

"In the world of bespoke quartz watches, the Yes Equilibrium may well be the Henry Graves Supercomplication. While decidedly a wrist watch, its large size and myriad features makes it something of an oddball, even among the Pro Treks, Fenixs, and Elementum Terras of the world. Highly in tune with the rhythms of the Sun and the Moon, the yes Equilibrium is a nerdy watch for a rather specific type of crowd, and from sunset to dawn, and everything thing in between, this incredibly niche product manages to be unique among a growing cavalcade of multi-role digital sport watches.

If you want to run a marathon, go with the Garmin Fenix, if you want a tough go-anywhere plastic fantastic, go with the Casio Rangeman. But if you want something truly unique, take a look at the new Equilibrium from Yes watches. The Equilibrium is strange, immensely complex, and unlike anything on offer today.

https://www.hodinkee.com/articles/yes-equilibrium-watch-hands-on
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Re: Hands-On: The Yes Equilibrium

Postby foghorn » August 20th 2018, 4:37pm

The link doesn't work for me.
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Re: Hands-On: The Yes Equilibrium

Postby Racer-X » August 20th 2018, 4:39pm

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Re: Hands-On: The Yes Equilibrium

Postby MKTheVintageBloke » August 20th 2018, 5:53pm

What do they use for case finishing, a box of Cape Cods? Shines like dog's balls, and looks like one of these "restored" cases on eBay, overpolished beyond measure.
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Re: Hands-On: The Yes Equilibrium

Postby biglove » August 20th 2018, 10:30pm

MKTheVintageBloke wrote:What do they use for case finishing, a box of Cape Cods? Shines like dog's balls, and looks like one of these "restored" cases on eBay, overpolished beyond measure.



And it is the size of an NHL puck, FFS. Could be a neat watch but the chrome bumper finish, gargantuan size and thickness just make this laughable.
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Re: Hands-On: The Yes Equilibrium

Postby JAS1125 » August 21st 2018, 4:56am

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Re: Hands-On: The Yes Equilibrium

Postby codguy » August 21st 2018, 7:22am

Uhm, is there a Rick Wakeman edition?
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Re: Hands-On: The Yes Equilibrium

Postby Falstaff » August 21st 2018, 7:56am

codguy wrote:Uhm, is there a Rick Wakeman edition?


Wakeman? The Jon Anderson is bad enough...bespoke or not.
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Re: Hands-On: The Yes Equilibrium

Postby foghorn » August 21st 2018, 8:08am

codguy wrote:Uhm, is there a Rick Wakeman edition?



In a roundabout way.
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Re: Hands-On: The Yes Equilibrium

Postby foghorn » August 21st 2018, 8:09am

JAS1125 wrote:Image

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Only one from MIT will help.
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Re: Hands-On: The Yes Equilibrium

Postby koimaster » August 21st 2018, 8:39am

The guy running the show back in 2016 is/was a member here. Anyone remember when these were sold on Evine back in 2003/2004?


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Re: Hands-On: The Yes Equilibrium

Postby conjurer » August 21st 2018, 8:48am

Or, you can get a Gee Rangeman, which does most of this stuff, is fairly easy to learn how to use, and doesn't make you look like a mental patient when you wear it.
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Re: Hands-On: The Yes Equilibrium

Postby Racer-X » August 21st 2018, 9:15am

JAS1125 wrote:Image

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