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^^^ I am in no hurry and just know that if I do like the look I will get one at some point.

Just a thought - if it’s only you and I that like the blue and all the other colours vastly outsell it….

We could pick it up in a clearance! :lol:

Well it worked for me with the black sand C65 SC. :wink:

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strapline wrote: Fri Nov 12, 2021 8:45 am Some really great photos there, particularly the wrist 'n' cuff shot. As soon as they launched the C63 I thought they should offer an ombré dial finish, I think it's a nice alternative to the flatter, lacquered dials.

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I like the green because it’s a bit different and I like the white because I’m general I’m not a huge fan of white dials and they’ve done really well with this one.

The blue seems fine to me but it’s just one in a sea of great blue watches that have saturdated the market recently. And I own two blue watches already. But if I were a normal human who just wanted 1 watch, I’d likely take the blue… or white maybe 🤔
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It’s the white that I like most. I keep coming back to it on the CW website over the black, blue, and green. My only concern is with the gunmetal grey indices and hands. As someone commented earlier, the whole face seems a bit washed out. I’m not concerned about readability, as from the pics, it looks perfectly readable in a variety of situations. I just wish there was more contrast with the dial.

I’m not a buyer at full price or with a voucher. If it should show up on sale at a price below the US customs tariff threshold, I’d likely have some explaining to do to my wife.
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And the green dial automatic.

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Comparison with Explorer 2, 39 mm vs 42 mm. Bracelet tapers more on the Explorer as it starts at 22 mm. Explorer 2 sits more closely on the wrist and seems thinner (and it is at a fraction of a mm, approx 11.2 thickness).

I see more design cues shared with Grand Seiko GMT then Explorer 2.

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Qubo wrote: Fri Nov 12, 2021 6:58 pm And the green dial automatic.

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Very nice!

This is what appealed to me, the green on the matching green strap. I ordered mine on strap just like this about a month ago, and I keep getting emails that it is delayed because the straps aren’t in yet…

Good thing I’m semi-patient on occasion! Thanks for the shot, I’ve been waiting on the real life pics on this strap.
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Qubo wrote: Fri Nov 12, 2021 6:58 pm And the green dial automatic.

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Very nice!

This is what appealed to me, the green on the matching green strap. I ordered mine on strap just like this about a month ago, and I keep getting emails that it is delayed because the straps aren’t in yet…

Good thing I’m semi-patient on occasion! Thanks for the shot, I’ve been waiting on the real life pics on this strap.
Thank you. Mine arrived today. I ordered early October for scheduled delivery at the end of October. I queried if things were running on schedule and CW told me the straps were delayed. Great comms throughout. I am confident you will get your shipping confirmation soon!


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Qubo wrote: Fri Nov 12, 2021 6:58 pm And the green dial automatic.

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Very nice!

This is what appealed to me, the green on the matching green strap. I ordered mine on strap just like this about a month ago, and I keep getting emails that it is delayed because the straps aren’t in yet…

Good thing I’m semi-patient on occasion! Thanks for the shot, I’ve been waiting on the real life pics on this strap.
And a pic of the strap/buckle.

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Qubo wrote: Fri Nov 12, 2021 7:26 pm
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Qubo wrote: Fri Nov 12, 2021 6:58 pm And the green dial automatic.

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Very nice!

This is what appealed to me, the green on the matching green strap. I ordered mine on strap just like this about a month ago, and I keep getting emails that it is delayed because the straps aren’t in yet…

Good thing I’m semi-patient on occasion! Thanks for the shot, I’ve been waiting on the real life pics on this strap.
And a pic of the strap/buckle.

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Looks great, thanks!

Funny timing, just got a text exactly 2 minutes ago from DHL saying mine will be delivered Tuesday! Always a little later than most with me being in the US. Can’t wait :thumbup:
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Mine arrived during the week. Comparison with a 38.5 AT.
So far really enjoyed it.
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Qubo wrote: Fri Nov 12, 2021 6:58 pm And the green dial automatic.

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One of the best looking green dials on the market.
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After a couple of days I can confirn my impression regarding the crown, a bit rough finish especially the part with the logo. Also, it could be a tad smaller not to stick out as much as it does, especially when comparing to my exp2 which wears more comfortably because of this.

Other than that, superb execution of a handsome watch. I could have lived without the see through back though, if that ment a slimmer profile but not a big deal.

Would buy again. ;)

PS. It seems more accurate than specified, definetly not on +20 sec a day as stated on the web.
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AlexS. wrote: Sun Nov 14, 2021 6:36 pm PS. It seems more accurate than specified, definetly not on +20 sec a day as stated on the web.
+20 is the outer limit of stated tolerance. The vast majority of watches will certainly perform well within that limit. I took my black dial GMT to Greece for two weeks and it averaged about +3 s/d.
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jsiska wrote: Sun Nov 14, 2021 9:43 am Mine arrived during the week. Comparison with a 38.5 AT.
So far really enjoyed it.
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Based on that pic, I’ll take the Sealander over the AT. The ATs have never quite done it for me. Of course, that all comes down to personal preference.
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jkbarnes wrote: Sun Nov 14, 2021 6:55 pm
jsiska wrote: Sun Nov 14, 2021 9:43 am Mine arrived during the week. Comparison with a 38.5 AT.
So far really enjoyed it.
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Based on that pic, I’ll take the Sealander over the AT. The ATs have never quite done it for me. Of course, that all comes down to personal preference.
I’d take the CW case and bracelet but the Omega dial and movement :lol:
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