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Helpful votes received on reviews: 92% (36 of 39)
Location: Colchester, Essex United Kingdom
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 332,645 - Total Helpful Votes: 36 of 39
Traser P6600.91F.1Y.01 Traser
A worthy successor to the P6500 Navigator, the P6600 combines simplicity and function in a robust and weighty package.
The 10 year lifespan tritium markers follow the Traser tested format of eleven yellow and one orange marker (12 o'clock) for the hour markers and decent sized markers on the hour and minute hands.
It has a bi-directional bezel with a further tritium marker at the '0' position.
Mine has a NATO standard fabric strap, which is doesn't stretch and is comfortable for 24/7 use. It isn't absorbent, so doesn't hold water or sweat and doesn't end up smelling funky.
The day/date is very positive and easy to adjust by first unscrewing the crown(a very good feature… Read more
The F-14 Tomcat Story [DVD]
Though a fairly encompassing documentary, there are frequent 'holes' in the documentary with, at times, poorly researched footage being pressed into service. Somewhat dated it is overall a bit lacking for someone looking for depth.
This does provide good value at the price though and would be of value or interest to someone beginning their Tomcat journey.

The book with the DVD has some great pictures and text by Tony Holmes which makes up for it somewhat.
Anytime, Baby!: Hail and Farewell to the US Navy F&hellip by Erik Hildebrandt
A great coffee table book that is a tribute to the US Navy's last fighter.

A really good photo call on the last squadrons flying the Tomcat before it was retired. The book is somewhat let down by the printing quality. The narrative is, however, first class, with some old and bold and passionate fliers of the Tomcat adding their memories and reminiscences to the mix which brings the pictures and the book to life.

Overall, a great book for the Tomcat fan, but a great addition to any aviation or US Navy aviation fans' library.

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