Ball Engineer II Marvelight

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    Well I have been fixating on this watch for a couple of years at this point and have been hanging tight for the privilege utilized one with a full set to go along. I realized I needed to go utilized so I didnt endure the big cheese since I become weary of watches and will in general turn them out continually searching for that next impeccable watch. I got this 2 days back now and have a couple of remarks and questions.


    To start with, I love this watch. The size for my 7-1/4" wrist its the ideal size at 40mm. I love high cleaned things so this is a whiz. The High clean with the silk combo is extraordinary. I additionally truly like the arm ornament which I have perused a couple of negative remarks on. I like how its extraordinary and powerful and appreciate the diverse 3D perspective to it. I have a couple of top of the line watches (Rolex's) and it contrasts similarly and them except for the wrist trinket closes which are not exactly as refined. Anyway at the cost point I would expect that and I really think there all around done and a deal at this cost. The arm jewelery comfort level is superior to my Rolex.


    I am not a devotee of the caseback plan but rather get it with the legacy to Webb C Ball. I wish there was a possibility for an unmistakable caseback for my watch despite the fact that it isnt an intricate development. I love the profound dark on the dial and the tritium obstructed look extraordinary raised high and I like how they assume the shade of the cylinders during direct daylight. The magnifier is somewhat more fragile than my Rolex's nevertheless it fills in as expected.


    Presently when I make a buy like this I attempt to peruse whatever number audits as could reasonably be expected and furthermore watch however many of the youtube recordings as could be allowed. To state I was profoundly fascinated to have a watch with tritium lists was putting it mildly. What I didnt know till now is alot of folks utilize an UV light to flaunt and improve there ball tritium files. So after my watch showed up 2 days back I was truly anticipating evening seeing. Presently mind you I have seen numerous photos of the lume and recordings on youtube so I comprehended what's in store. Particularly having a couple of tritium night destinations on my guns and tritium in a couple of spinners I have.


    So I get into my room hitting the sack and am making some hard memories perusing the time. I am 60 years of age so I put on my con artists and can scarcely make out the time with them on. I give it a half hour and furthermore did a 3am refueling break and it wasnt much better. Faint time decipherability. Presently I thoroughly understand tritium and the shading range's with green being the best and blue not really. Be that as it may, in my brain I had it developed to be quite a lot more.


    So my watch has a date of 8-15 on the guarantee card so I am no where close to half life at 4+ years old. I am accepting my watch is about where it was as new splendor insightful do to it not being that old. I am connecting an image that is like what I am taking a gander at in all out murkiness. Since I have never claimed a tritium tubed watch I am searching for guidance from the Ball specialists on if my watch is typical splendor or not? I would accept it ought to be more splendid however perhaps I was anticipating excessively and have perused online folks with comparable remarks? I have messed about for an hour getting the image as close as conceivable to what I am taking a gander at and in person it might be a smidgen superior to anything my image where you can see a tad bit of the green hands. In any case, its nearby.


    I plan on keeping the watch since its amazing! On the off chance that the tritium brilliance if way low I would send it into Ball for a re-try. In the event that its ordinary I will simply appreciate it in its present condition. In any case, I am searching for contribution from the folks that have alot of involvement in Ball watches.


    Much obliged ahead of time. Still eager to at long last be in the Ball family.

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    Re: Ball Engineer II Marvelight

    Our Journey into Ball watches is identical. I am just a few months a head of you. Here is a link to my Marvelight.

    https://forums.watchuseek.com/f239/b...t-5093305.html

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    Re: Ball Engineer II Marvelight

    Good choice.

    Enjoy it.
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    Re: Ball Engineer II Marvelight

    Quote Originally Posted by Jim Smyth View Post
    Our Journey into Ball watches is identical. I am just a few months a head of you. Here is a link to my Marvelight.

    https://forums.watchuseek.com/f239/b...t-5093305.html
    Hmmm ... Jim, a little too identical, if you ask me. The basic content - line by line, paragraph for paragraph - is exactly the same as in your post, although the language has been altered in a really weird way. It looks like someone just took your earlier post and ran it through Google Translate a couple of times.

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    Re: Ball Engineer II Marvelight

    Quote Originally Posted by Vetinari67 View Post
    Hmmm ... Jim, a little too identical, if you ask me. The basic content - line by line, paragraph for paragraph - is exactly the same as in your post, although the language has been altered in a really weird way. It looks like someone just took your earlier post and ran it through Google Translate a couple of times.
    It was very weird for sure and with them being brand new is suspicious for sure.

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