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Watchlopnik and one year update on the Volvo

I haven’t posted or even commented on here in ages. (Although I do read at least a few posts a week, I promise!) So I figured I should put something together.

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I picked up a Junghans Form A as a graduation present to myself. More shots below:

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Smoked sapphire caseback

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9ish mm thick IIRC

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And the money shot. It wears a little larger than its 39mm diameter would suggest due to being nearly all dial, but I think it works alright on my 6.75" wrist.

It’s got a really neat slightly concave dial that is of course impossible to photograph, but overall I think it’s a solid everyday watch that works well in any casual to business casual setting. I might also go for a diver at some point to scratch that particular itch but I’m pretty happy with this for now.

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Volvo

Yes, I’m reusing the same photo from last year
Yes, I’m reusing the same photo from last year
Photo: me
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Not too much to say I don’t think. It remains a really comfortable and reasonably fast dd that I’m still happy with. I’ve taken it up to Vermont and down to South Carolina and it’s a great road trip car (those seats!) for four people assuming everything fits in the trunk.

It hasn’t broken down once, which is more than can be said for any other car I’ve ever had, although it will need brakes relatively soon. Tires too if we get much snow this winter. Neither of those are too expensive for these though.

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I’m planning on clearing up my dad’s headlights and doing the brakes in the next few weeks so I’ll try to remember to take some photos for here. I hope everyone’s been able to stay safe and reasonably sane over the past few months!

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