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A hydro plated piece of shit

Post by JAS1125 » September 19th 2019, 6:27pm

On the shop right now. Not a good screenshot but it's the best I could do.

They have outdone themselves on ugliness.
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Post by TemerityB » September 19th 2019, 11:58pm

I won't sleep well tonight after seeing that. Fucking thing needs its own watch box.
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Post by Hawk » September 20th 2019, 6:18am

I had assumed "hydroplating" involved a half-pound of pot metal with Easter egg coloring being formed into the rough approximation of wartch with a 40 ton hydraulic press.

But "water transfer" is more plausible.
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Post by MKTheVintageBloke » September 20th 2019, 12:07pm

bobbee wrote:
September 20th 2019, 4:13am
Does 'Hydro Plating' mean it's a water transfer print?
If it's the same thing as a decal, which I was dealing with when assembling Revell and Airfix models as a kid, it's in fact more shitty than the shittiest plating.
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Post by bobbee » September 21st 2019, 9:38am

I Googled hydro plating and the first thing that came up was water transfer printing. This is when the print is floated on water and the things to be printed is pushed or rolled onto the media and it sticks. Fascinating to see done on car body parts, but I can't imagine that it is long lasting on a watch if worn regularly.
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Post by TemerityB » September 21st 2019, 2:01pm

JAS ... they even want four hundred bucks for this thing? Who's their intended buyer, Edith Massey The Egg Lady? Baby piss in an elevator? The yorkie who has everything? I mean ... WTF times 10.

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But then again - what's the over-under on PacerBuy getting one in each of the two sizes (52 and 42?)?
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Re: A hydro plated piece of shit

Post by JAS1125 » September 21st 2019, 6:29pm

TemerityB wrote:
September 21st 2019, 2:01pm
JAS ... they even want four hundred bucks for this thing? Who's their intended buyer, Edith Massey The Egg Lady? Baby piss in an elevator? The yorkie who has everything? I mean ... WTF times 10.

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But then again - what's the over-under on PacerBuy getting one in each of the two sizes (52 and 42?)?
Exactly....and I don't have the stomach to see if anyone at WIT bought one
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Re: A hydro plated piece of shit

Post by Nuvolari » September 22nd 2019, 6:25pm

TemerityB wrote:
September 21st 2019, 2:01pm
JAS ... they even want four hundred bucks for this thing? Who's their intended buyer, Edith Massey The Egg Lady? Baby piss in an elevator? The yorkie who has everything? I mean ... WTF times 10.

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But then again - what's the over-under on PacerBuy getting one in each of the two sizes (52 and 42?)?
I would assume this is targeted toward the highly lucrative skinny-Jean-&-urban-street-art-tee-shirt-wearing, tat-laden, midlife-crisis-bearing, douche-nozzle divorcée market...
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