Ffosse

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(Assuming you had another expensive watch, Swiss or not).

I ask this as, since buying the Apple Watch 2, I never wear my Maurice Lacroix; it literally is in a drawer.

I simply love the elegance and features of the Apple Watch and couldn't do without many of it's functions: Sunrise/Sunset, weather, timer to name just three but there are many more I use.

It's been tempting to put the Swiss watch on ebay but I haven't for one reason alone; it's possible my Apple watch could fail to work one day, or I might break the screen. In such a scenario I would need another watch to wear until I got another Apple Watch just to tell the time and date.

Like many on here, I'm sure, I'm enchanted by the Apple Watch. I could wear my other watch on my other wrist but would feel like a dork.
 
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Sonofjorel76

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I have 2 Shinola watches that I haven't worn since purchasing my apple watch. I'm strongly considering selling them
 
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Newtons Apple

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Will never give it up completely!
 

BaddAdvice

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Yes. I had a pretty substantial (although mid-range) mechanical watch collection prior to owning the AW. Have since sold them all. Every now and again, I get the itch, but haven't scratched it yet. I do have two AWs, a series 0 and and series 1, in different finishes, so I do rotate those through. But, no other watches in the watch box at present.
 
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jamin00

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For now but I only had it a couple of weeks. Have worn my Hublot a few times since
 

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bevsb2

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I don't have an expensive Swiss watch, but my Apple Watch has replaced all the other less expensive watches that I occasionally wore and at this point I wouldn't consider using any other watch but my Apple. I love the multiple functions and would find any other watch, no matter how pretty or expensive, boring and pretty much useless. I've had an Apple Watch since the first launch and am currently enjoying a Series 2.
 
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spinedoc77

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I combined my Rolex with my SS AW, yes a Frankenrolex. I was just experimenting and won't keep it that way, but it's still kind of neat to have both of them at the same time.
 
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xDKP

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Have a mid-range collection of mechanical watches that range from vintage omegas to a new diver etc. I've only worn them in the brief period between I sold my S0 Apple Watch and got my SS S2 - I'm way to reliant on it now for notifications, quick glance at weather and the next meeting in my calendar - LOVE IT!

I think that my vast collection of bands are giving me the different-every-day-feeling I once used the different watches to get
 
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spinedoc77

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Yes I know it's ugly any terrible looking, but damnit I love to tinker in my free time. I'm looking for a 38mm silver SS which I think will look much better than the 42mm black SS that is in there right now. Nothing was harmed, all the pieces are plug and play.
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Relentless Power

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Yes I know it's ugly any terrible looking, but damnit I love to tinker in my free time. I'm looking for a 38mm silver SS which I think will look much better than the 42mm black SS that is in there right now. Nothing was harmed, all the pieces are plug and play.
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That's definitely unique. I have never seen anything like that. That would be extremely heavy on the wrist. And piece of expensive jewelry.
 
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Relentless Power

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It is so heavy It actually damaged the tendon to my thumb and had to have surgery. All well now and can wear for a day or two but in todays world it is way too much of a liability.

It caused you have to surgery. Wow. How did it damage your thumb exactly? That is a heavy Watch indeed.
 
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h9826790

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Yes I know it's ugly any terrible looking, but damnit I love to tinker in my free time. I'm looking for a 38mm silver SS which I think will look much better than the 42mm black SS that is in there right now. Nothing was harmed, all the pieces are plug and play.
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May be I should do this as well. I have this exact combination.

Anyway, to OP. My answer is no. It's 99% replaced, but when I go to the beach, or do any watch sport, I will wear my Submariner.
 
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