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Re: wrist watch kakis

#11 Post by endura » Sat Sep 01, 2007 11:54 am

heeheee, join the gang robo :thumbsup:

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#12 Post by waypoint » Sat Sep 01, 2007 12:10 pm

I cannot but agree that it's an impressive watch, or what Suunto calls a wrist-top weather-station. But it'll still be a victim of the phenomenon called the 'Dead Battery Symdrome'. Thats the main reason why I stayed away from digital and/or quartz watches when I joined the Army. My worst experience was when I was on some course and holding a key appointment for a co-ordinated mission. So what happens? My Gen-1 Pro-Trek dies on me. My shadow's watch just wouldn't do because he wasn't around when we hacked time. So simultaneous became staggered simultaneous; veto factor = mission failure.

So it was mechanicals for me until Casio came up with their line of solar powered Pro-Treks, still they weren't perfect. The PRG-50, which didn't have a stop-watch(??!!), had tough solar technology teething problems; the battery just wouldn't recharge. I had to swap it out twice with the local service centre. The PRG-60 just looked plain weird with the ana-digi approach. The PRG-80 and 100 was just too big for my wrist. Gave up on them until the PRG-110 came along... Perfection!

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endura wrote:I am going to get this sunnto CORE wrist watch which will be release in September 2007.

Any MSM members from singapore know of any shop which carry sunnto brand?

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Re: wrist watch kakis

#13 Post by bartmp8 » Sat Sep 01, 2007 1:38 pm

endura wrote:I am going to get this sunnto CORE wrist watch which will be release in September 2007.

Any MSM members from singapore know of any shop which carry sunnto brand?

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Dear Bro Endura,

According to website:

Aqua Vision
1 Coleman Street, #02-19 The Adelphi, 179803, SINGAPORE


Blue Zone Pacific LLP
41B Hong Kong Street, 059680, Singapore


Deep Blue Scuba Pte Ltd
46B Hong Kong Street, 059684, Singapore


Dive Atlantis Centre
83 Sunset Way, 597104, Singapore


Divemasters Pratama Pte Ltd
315 Outram Road, 169074, Singapore


E.J. Motiwalla
4, Leng Kee Road 04-05, Singapore


Gill Divers Pte Ltd
87B Tanjong Pagar, 088508, SINGAPORE


House of Times
304 Orchard Road, 238863, Singapore


Leeway Sub-Aquatic Pte Ltd
Blk. 115 Aljunied Ave 2, #01-51, 380115, SINGAPORE


Living Seas Diving Solutions
20 Upper Circular Road, #01-20 The Riverwalk, 058416, SINGAPORE


Marsden Bros (Pte) Ltd
113 Holland Road, 278556, SINGAPORE


Nemo Travel Pte Ltd
Blk. 298 Beach Road, 200809, Singapore


Ngee Watch Centre
No. 3 Temasek Boulevard, #02-100 Suntec Citymall, 038983, SINGAPORE


Parisilk Electronics & COmputers Pte Ltd
15A Lorong Liput, Holland Village, 277730, Singapore


Prestige Time
231 Bain Street, 180231, Singapore


Ren Scuba
111 North Bridge Road, 179098, Singapore


Royal Watch Centre Pte Ltd
304 Orchard Road, #B1-67 Lucky Plaza, 238863, SINGAPORE


Scuba People
112 East Coast Road, 428802, Singapore


Sea & Sea Underwater Camera Equipment
1 Coleman Street, 179803, Singapore


Seahounds Scuba
7500A Beach Road, , 199591, SINGAPORE


SPORTS UNLIMITED PTE LTD
6 Tagore Drive 02-11 Tagore Industrial Bldg, 787623, SINGAPORE


The Submersibles
15 Lorong Mydin, 416812, Singapore

Go here for complete details

http://www.suuntoservice.com/dealerloca ... long=&lat=#

Good buying

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Re: wrist watch kakis

#14 Post by nutzaboutGPS » Mon Sep 03, 2007 10:41 am

The Casio Protrek is one HUGE watch! How fo you guys wear it? :-k
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Re: wrist watch kakis

#15 Post by robo » Mon Sep 03, 2007 11:32 am

nutzaboutGPS wrote:The Casio Protrek is one HUGE watch! How fo you guys wear it? :-k
Not really.....the PRG-60 models yes! But the model PRG-70 & PRG-80 is just nice!
You have to look at the actual watch, then you know the different! :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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#16 Post by nutzaboutGPS » Mon Sep 03, 2007 1:56 pm

robo wrote:
nutzaboutGPS wrote:The Casio Protrek is one HUGE watch! How fo you guys wear it? :-k
Not really.....the PRG-60 models yes! But the model PRG-70 & PRG-80 is just nice!
You have to look at the actual watch, then you know the different! :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
Right. Open my eyes big big :shock: when I walk by a watch shop. I heard that those were smaller but I haven't seen any in real life yet.
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#17 Post by bimmer » Mon Sep 03, 2007 9:45 pm

nutzaboutGPS wrote:The Casio Protrek is one HUGE watch! How fo you guys wear it? :-k
Er, dunno about you guys but my watch is usually on my wrist... :p
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#18 Post by alf » Mon Sep 03, 2007 10:21 pm

I use the Suunto X9 the model before the "i" version. So far very happy with it. The GPS feature in it is very basic for keeping tracks & WP's.
It uses a built in battery and requires recharging using a charger. The only thing is if and when you use the GPS the battery sucks. Tops in use is about 3hours continous usage before it goes flat. Not for serious use, unless if you bring tons of batteries that you can put into the charger to top up your battery.

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Re: wrist watch kakis

#19 Post by waypoint » Mon Sep 03, 2007 10:28 pm

As I would like to reiterate "Dead Battery Syndrome". 'Nuff said. Sometimes, it just ain't worth the hassle.
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#20 Post by Emkay » Tue Sep 04, 2007 6:06 pm

endura wrote:I am going to get this sunnto CORE wrist watch which will be release in September 2007.

Any MSM members from singapore know of any shop which carry sunnto brand?

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I saw Sunnto selling at my regular watch 'gazing' shop at Peninsular Plaza, Keng Wah watches (opp cathay photo). You may want to check it out .. I got most of my Seiko watches from them.

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