Misaligned bezels on CW divers

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Misaligned bezels on CW divers

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I’ve had numerous Christopher ward watches over the years other than a handful of their “divers” all other divers have had misaligned bezels or wonky indices is this a widespread issue? Does it happen this often with other brands. I have just returned one of their new pro 300s for the second time as the steel insert has been off. I’ve attached a photo below it’s not for anyone to say it camera angles etc it’s for illustration of what can be clearly seen by eye. Thanks


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Your photo is playing hide and seek!

If the internet is to be believed, Seiko are the world offender when it comes to misaligned bezel inserts.

Back to CW I don't believe I've ever had a wonky index or a bezel which has bothered me. Tell you what, here's a photo of all my CW watches........




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tikkathree wrote: Thu Jan 05, 2023 5:58 am Your photo is playing hide and seek!

If the internet is to be believed, Seiko are the world offender when it comes to misaligned bezel inserts.

Back to CW I don't believe I've ever had a wonky index or a bezel which has bothered me. Tell you what, here's a photo of all my CW watches........




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You never replied to my post after making a joke of the fact no photo was posted. I sorted after thanks for your help!
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My Trident Pro 600 GMT had bezel misalignment. I was amazed it passed some sort of QC as it was so obvious. Took 6 weeks at CW Towers to get it sorted.




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I try and stick to non divers in general so I cannot be disappointed seems so common on dove watches
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My recently purchased Aquitaine had a misaligned bezel. Seems very common on CW watches for some reason. I don't get why since QC should catch it, and it should be very easy to correct.

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I've had a few Seiko's with misaligned bezels, as well as a couple of microbrands - guess it's my luck, but I can't recall any misalignment issues with any of my CW's - more than a dozen divers.
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My Dartmouth is perfectly aligned and my OCD is very strong for such things.
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The one C60 of mine I thought was misaligned was simply a perception resulting from my viewing angle. I haven’t seen the misalignment since with that watch or any other CW I have. I expect some exist.
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I’ve found CW to be particularly good with the bezel alignment. The best I’ve ever had hve been Casio, spot on every time. This may be an internet rumour but I believe Casio have some particularly automated production lines, which may be the answer.

I expect Seiko, especially their cheaper models (the ones I buy) to be misaligned, so I’m not disappointed when they are
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