2015 TAG Heuer Carrera Panamericana Special Edition Quartz- Ref CV1A10

  1. Hubert

    Hubert Oct 29, 2015

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    Quartz is not so bad. :) Sure Quartz pieces won't have the same cache, but they are great when you want virtual-carefree ownership, until a new battery is needed of course. No need to remember to wind them when they are not in use (or keep them in a winder) and the time won't need to be adjusted periodically, like in a mechanical piece.
     
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  2. dtf

    dtf Oct 29, 2015

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    Agreed, plus you don't accidentally destroy the accuracy with normal usage on a quartz.
     
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  3. albertoct

    albertoct Oct 30, 2015

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    At least they could make a meca-quartz (like Seiko VK63): I'm allergic to ticking seconds hands too, expecially in chronographs.
     
  4. elbeik

    elbeik Oct 31, 2015

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    ^ I use to have an Autodromo with the hybrid movement. Sold it on the bay.

    It tries not to tick too much, but still not an automatic.
     
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  5. jay5329

    jay5329 Dec 7, 2015

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    Hi guys,

    I've just ordered one, my first tag . I'll let you know what I think when it arrives.
     
  6. Hubert

    Hubert Dec 7, 2015

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    Congratulations! :thumbsup:
     
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  7. jay5329

    jay5329 Dec 9, 2015

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    So, it turns out that Goldsmiths jewellers shouldn't have had it for sale on the website so they have cancelled my order !! So annoyed.
     
  8. Hubert

    Hubert Dec 9, 2015

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    :( Sorry to hear that. Can you order it directly from TAG Heuer?
     
  9. jay5329

    jay5329 Dec 9, 2015

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    Unfortunately not, it's not on the UK
    TAG site. It would have been perfect for me, as I don't wear a watch very often but love the Carrera model, so the quartz would suit me more than the auto. The other watch I'm going to look into is the connected. Has anyone had any feedback on them yet? Thanks.
     
  10. Hubert

    Hubert Dec 9, 2015

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  11. jay5329

    jay5329 Dec 13, 2015

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    Hi Hubert,

    Thanks for the info, I looked into the connected but decided I wanted a watch that was going to last a long period and not go out of fashion, something I could pass onto my son in the future maybe. I've gone for the aquaracer, model no. CAK2110.BA0833. It's the 500mtr model, 2014/15 I think, (think it's been replaced with a 300m model) I'd be interested to here people's views on the aquaracer as opposed to the Carrera models.

    Jay.
     
  12. Hubert

    Hubert Dec 13, 2015

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    I think you made a good decision. Especially for longevity, retention of value, and the ability to get it serviced indefinitely. The Aquaracer is a fan favorite as well, so nothing to worry about. You should feel very confident about your choice. :)

    Please post pictures when you get it!
     
  13. jay5329

    jay5329 Dec 13, 2015

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    That's good to know, thanks. I'm collecting it on Thursday so I'll post some pics up once I've got it. As Its only going to be worn on days off and nights out (I'm an elec engineer working on machinery etc so can't wear jewellery) does it need to go into a winder box ?
     
  14. Hubert

    Hubert Dec 13, 2015

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    It may need to if you don't wear it every day. Or just make it a habit to manually wind it daily and you'll be set. :). Cheers!
     
  15. varoadking

    varoadking Dec 31, 2015

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    I will as well...
     
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  16. varoadking

    varoadking Jan 1, 2016

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    Does anyone know the bracelet width? Hoping it is 22mm.
    TIA
     
  17. varoadking

    varoadking Jan 5, 2016

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    I guess I'll find out soon enough...I ordered one today... ;)
     
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  18. Hubert

    Hubert Jan 5, 2016

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    Great; please post some pictures once you get it!
     
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  19. varoadking

    varoadking Jan 13, 2016

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    Got the call today telling me that mine will be shipping soon...:)
     
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  20. varoadking

    varoadking Jan 18, 2016

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    It is alive!

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    It is more attractive and more substantial than the photos might indicate. More to follow as we become better acquainted...

    Edit: Another crappy cell phone picture taken after the bracelet was sized:

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