Has anyone lent a friend a watch to try it out to or because they needed one for an occasion or any other reason?
I ask because i lent a close friend my seiko 5 (snk805) so he could see if he likes the auto movement, and the cloth strap that it came with.
generally its my daily watch but i have plenty of others to wear so i told him to keep it for as long as he liked.
Now he has decided that yes, he really likes the strap, and the auto, and the watch full stop. I told him that they are pretty cheap and he can get one on the bay for around $80. but he is pretty short on cash at the moment and was hoping he could just buy mine off me, especially since i had mentioned that i was planning on getting another anyway so that i could try my hand at modding it a little. He seemed rather hurt when i told him that i really wasn't willing to sell my watch, that wasn't the point in my lending it to him. I ended up telling him to hold onto it until he could afford one of his own.
So now i feel bad for trying to do a good WISlike (thats a word right?) thing. But im just not willing to part with my watch, another one wouldn't be the same
Anyone else have experiences loaning their watches out to people?