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      09-02-2022, 01:10 PM   #1
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Mechanical watch for runs recommend.

Any one use a mechanical watch for running and which model ?

Don't wear my glasses while running so need legibility. Thinking about IWC Aquatimer. I think A chronograph would be hard for me to read.

I may have asked this ? here before.
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      09-06-2022, 11:27 AM   #2
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I dont like to wear any jewelry while exercising but I would think a fitbit/apple watch would be most conducive to running if you need something.
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      09-06-2022, 12:08 PM   #3
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I dont like to wear any jewelry while exercising but I would think a fitbit/apple watch would be most conducive to running if you need something.
I think you might be right.
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The only "nice" watch I have ever considered purchasing to wear while hiking/running was the Breitling Endurance Pro. But still, that's still $3k+ for a quartz watch.

Just my personal opinion, I wouldn't buy anything too expensive for risk of damage (hence why I didn't buy the Breitling myself), So I would go with something like the Seiko 5 Sports. Has an automatic movement, super durable, and if something were to happen to it, you're only out a few hundred bucks.
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Something like a Hamilton Khaki manual wind wouldn't be the worst idea. Manual rather than automatic will deal with the forces associated with running a lot better. Grab a NATO strap and it'll work well I think.
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Something like a Hamilton Khaki manual wind wouldn't be the worst idea. Manual rather than automatic will deal with the forces associated with running a lot better. Grab a NATO strap and it'll work well I think.
Hamilton is one of my favorites always loved their Pulsar.
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Who wants a watch clunking around while you're running? Get a fitbit
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Who wants a watch clunking around while you're running? Get a fitbit
Figured with a rubber strap.
Also I have so many items that need recharging at the end of the day...I'm kinda sick of batteries and cables.
I thought the IWC Aquatimer would be cool but come to find out it's one of those pieces that prices tumble on.

Probably keep on using the G-Shock.
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