My 233!!!

Discussion in 'Panerai Watches' started by WatchTimes, Feb 28, 2009.

  1. WatchTimes

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    Lousy pics but they are mine!

    I love the watch.

    Went right to the AD to get another strap as well as the included
    Panerai one was a tad loose even at the smallest setting.

    The watch is GREAT!

    My fiance saw it for the first time when I picked her up from the airport
    and she thought it was "big" (yet she didn't say that about the DSSD).

    Either way she loved it.

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  2. colemanitis

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    Looks like a beauty. You're wife is right... it is BIG! It's a Panerai - it's supposed to be BIG! :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
  3. SPACE-DWELLER

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    GREAT looking Panerai! :worship: :worship:

    Huge congrats on this excellent score! :thumbsup:
  4. Mahra

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    Very nice :thumbsup:

    Congrats!
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    Congratulations, that is a really handsome watch, suits your wrist perfectly, wear it in the very best of health.
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    Congrats...
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    Awesome! Congrats on the new watch and enjoy in good health :cheers:
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    I own that car, I wish I owned that watch.
    Watches with fuel gauges are cool.
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    Wonderful watch, congrats and enjoy in the best of health!
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    When you've owned the watch for some time, please let us know if the power reserve is as it should be (8 days +) and how the accuracy is. :cheers:
  11. WatchTimes

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    Over the course of 3 days it has gained a couple seconds
    at most.

    Tomorrow I am going to wind the watch all the way and see how long it
    runs without another wind.

    I am going out shooting a bit today and then later I think I am going to meet up with someone for a drink and a cigar... PAM 233 will be with me every step of the way! This watch will NOT be babied! My next watch is the PAM 98 (I want an auto GMT alarm, tried the JLC and LOVE it but 46 mm is too big for me).

    Next week I also should have a 70's ND sub coming... Working a little swap for my Sea Dweller...
    The Jeep, it is the Wrangler Rubicon Unlimited. I have a 2 in Old Man Emu suspension lift going on it and am getting some nice 33 in AT tires for it. After that rockers and a new front bumper and I am done

    It is a VERY comfortable watch!!!
    It is hefty but it wears well.

    I have a new band which will be here tomorrow and I am also ordering a couple others next week (the band addiction is going to be bad BUT at least I can use them on any future Panerai's of this size)

    Thanks for all the kind words!
    I will have to post some other pics later tonight since
    I can put all my toys in a pic!! :) I hate not being able
    to show my sidearm when doing a pocket dump as my
    Rohrbaugh 9 mm (my daily carry piece) first wonderfully
    and is carried in my pocket.
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    Wow, it's great news that you have a Sub 5513 coming, as well! :rocker:

    Can't wait to see the pics! That group shot of your toys sounds promising, too! :thumbsup:

    Have a drink and a cigar for me, too, while you're at your friend's. :cheers: :blunt:
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    Please do show a picture of your sidearm with your watch, we like pictures like that.
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    We sure do! :rocker:
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    Beautiful!! congratulations on a very nice watch :thumbsup: :worship:
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    Full wind and dead on at 11:37 pm 3-1-09

    I will let you know when she dies.

    I still have a couple mths under warranty if it isnt
    working right I can send it in.

    From what I have heard its no problem if you are not the first
    owner???

    I don't know but I don't think it's gonna go 8 days.
    6 or 7
  17. Thani

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    Nice 233!! the 233 is one of my favourite panerai's and i really wanna get one.
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    Well, the PAM00233 8 Days GMT has often been reported to run to up to NINE days on a full wind, so let's see how you're watch does. If it stops after around 8 days, all is fine. It's just that SOME Panerai 233's have also been known to have issues with the power reserve, making them stop already after 3 days or so.
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    I can't wait to see the results. I'm sure you'll be pleased! :cheers: :thumbsup:

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    Lets see some more photos of your Jeep!