Hello. First post. Iím an audiophile and a member of polkaudio. I followed a thread there about watches and became interested. After deciding not to buy an Oris Aquis, I began to look around for an affordable mechanical watch (costing under the $900 I would have spent). I became interested in field or pilot watches, with Hamilton, Stowa and Archimede rising to the top. Then I stumbled onto the MkII site and became quite interested in their ready-to-wear line. Iím probably going to pull the trigger on one around Fatherís Day, since my sons were told to contribute to this. I like all of them, but Iím leaning towards the Cruxible. The Hawkinge and Paradive look great, too. So, Iím looking for some feedback. Should I consider other any other brands, new or used, besides these? Thanks in advance for any advice. Also, Iím big and my wrist is about 7.7 inches, so I am a little concerned about the Hawkinge being smaller.