I've known of the Ball brand for a few years now and really due to the price range, these watches have been out of my reach.. When I first discovered the brand I thought 'yeah, those watches are pretty cool' but didn't appreciate their quality or design because I saw the price and just walked away.. Well, a couple years go by and I have forgotten all about Ball.. Then I decided the other day to try and "re-spark" my watch addiction/lust and find the "next watch to get".. well.. I did.. I really want a Deepquest... like really badly.
I cannot get enough of how awesome Ball watches are. They look amazing in so many ways - they are completely unique.. from the hands, indices, the case, clasp and metal bracelets, they are just solid. and, of course, the gas tubes. I love that they are ever so slightly radioactive.. they look so industrial and retro yet functional and beautiful.
Something snapped in me last night while watching videos and looking at countless pictures of the deepquest and I told myself, ' that's it.. I have to have it..'
So, ultimately, this thread is really just to find other people to talk to about Ball watches since none of the other people I interact with really care nearly as much as I do about watches. I literally have no one to banter with about these watches. Or about how thick and chunky they are.. I love thick, hefty watches.. especially one with thick domed sapphire like the deepquest... I have to have it...! I guess I need to sell off a few in my collection