Sealander vs aquatine vs pro 300

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Re: Sealander vs aquatine vs pro 300

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The Aquitaine literally checked all the boxes I had for a diver, yet inexplicably it just doesn’t appeal to me. I can’t put my finger on it.

I think the C60 Trident Pro 300 is the finest looking dive watch CW has produced. I think it is the embodiment of where CW has been going with a number of earlier models. What I’m most impressed by is that it is elegant & sophisticated and very modern looking while still looking like a tool watch. I’m really impressed with it, but I don’t know that I want one. As real world pics emerge, however, it’s starting to grow on me, the black 38mm especially. It’s really quite stunning.

But in the end, I’ve got to go with the Sealander - a white 36mm for me all day, every day for me!
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Don’t rush me! It took me the better part of eight months simply to decide on a white C63 auto. :D I am, however, already settled on an Orca Black Aquitaine GMT; I just need funds for it. ;) But that was before the Pro 300 release. :o
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Pro 300. But when sealander gmt was launched I thought that was the perfect affordable CW, so maybe it’s just the newness that appeals
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The pro 300 wasn’t out yet when I had to make this choice. I still really want a Sealander but went with the Aquitaine. And, would repeat the decision today. I’m a sucker for vintage inspired dive watches and sunburst dials.
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^^^^^^^^
Although I voted with my wallet for the C63 GMT, that's a cracking good piece. No way you can put this on your wrist and wish you'd bought something else.
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Aladave wrote:The pro 300 wasn’t out yet when I had to make this choice. I still really want a Sealander but went with the Aquitaine. And, would repeat the decision today. I’m a sucker for vintage inspired dive watches and sunburst dials.
What strap is that one? And sorry for derailing


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For me it's the Sealander GMT in green.

I'm not inspired to try the Aquatine, I'm not yet powered up to trying the Pro 300 and I'm awaiting the largest size Sealander in other colours.
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dipidyy wrote: Tue Sep 20, 2022 6:59 pm
Aladave wrote:The pro 300 wasn’t out yet when I had to make this choice. I still really want a Sealander but went with the Aquitaine. And, would repeat the decision today. I’m a sucker for vintage inspired dive watches and sunburst dials.
What strap is that one? And sorry for derailing


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It’s an Artem sailcloth in navy blue. I like it a lot. I figured that if the watch is fifty fathoms inspired, it really needs a good sailcloth strap.
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Aladave wrote: Wed Sep 21, 2022 12:35 am It’s an Artem sailcloth in navy blue. I like it a lot. I figured that if the watch is fifty fathoms inspired, it really needs a good sailcloth strap.
That’s a really nice looking strap!
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My current focus is on smaller non-dive watches, so I would lean towards the 36mm Sealander.
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My current focus is on smaller non-dive watches, so I would lean towards the 36mm Sealander.
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Aladave wrote: Tue Sep 20, 2022 3:38 am The pro 300 wasn’t out yet when I had to make this choice. I still really want a Sealander but went with the Aquitaine. And, would repeat the decision today. I’m a sucker for vintage inspired dive watches and sunburst dials.
If I was going to get another dive watch I'd the Aquitaine would be one of my top options. I especially like it in the deep blue color :thumbup:
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