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tikkathree wrote: Sat Aug 27, 2022 10:24 pm
nbg wrote: Sat Aug 27, 2022 3:01 pm If it was a free for all there would potentially be the horrific sight of a modern style dive watch, being paired with a leather strap! :shock:

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Amor Vincit Omnia wrote: Sun Aug 28, 2022 8:48 am Just pragmatic. I have been trying to point out to you people for years that leather straps quickly get ruined on swimming watches, but you never seem to believe me. :ka:
Wouldn’t be a problem for me, I can’t swim.
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Amor Vincit Omnia wrote: Sun Aug 28, 2022 8:48 am
tikkathree wrote: Sat Aug 27, 2022 10:24 pm
nbg wrote: Sat Aug 27, 2022 3:01 pm If it was a free for all there would potentially be the horrific sight of a modern style dive watch, being paired with a leather strap! :shock:

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Now you're just being ironic! :oops:
Just pragmatic. I have been trying to point out to you people for years that leather straps quickly get ruined on swimming watches, but you never seem to believe me. :ka:
Yes. It's only a problem if you actually want to swim with your watch, and then you can attach a non.leather strap.
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^^^ I know. I’ve heard about people buying swimming watches without intending to wear them for swimming. Weirdos. :wink:
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I kind of can’t believe how much credit the company is giving you all (I wasn’t a member at the time). Not just mentions in passing but prominent position in the recent email.

Have you seen an uptick in new members?
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Yes, there has been an uptick in membership since the Trident Pro 300 launch and Loupe 26 landing. It is slight, but most definitely noticeable. :D

Now we just need these new members to start participating!!
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NationOfLaws wrote: Sun Aug 28, 2022 11:29 am I kind of can’t believe how much credit the company is giving you all (I wasn’t a member at the time). Not just mentions in passing but prominent position in the recent email.
It’s really been something how much the forum has been a part of all the press surrounding the release. I applaud CW for that.

On the flip side, I could see some people reacting negatively to that and think “design by committee” mentality.
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Kip wrote: Sun Aug 28, 2022 12:09 pm Yes, there has been an uptick in membership since the Trident Pro 300 launch and Loupe 26 landing. It is slight, but most definitely noticeable. :D

Now we just need these new members to start participating!!
I can’t help but think that pushing the forum by extension can push sales. How many one time buyers might then become recurring buyers because of this forum?
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Are you saying there are enablers here!?!?!?!? Never! :lol: :lol:
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jkbarnes wrote: Sun Aug 28, 2022 1:00 pm
Kip wrote: Sun Aug 28, 2022 12:09 pm Yes, there has been an uptick in membership since the Trident Pro 300 launch and Loupe 26 landing. It is slight, but most definitely noticeable. :D

Now we just need these new members to start participating!!
I can’t help but think that pushing the forum by extension can push sales. How many one time buyers might then become recurring buyers because of this forum?
That’s been my path. I heard of CW a few years ago, and found a used C9 as my first foray into the brand. I found and joined the Forum, learned some more, and bought a few more watches both new and second hand, as I engaged more with avid enthusiasts of this brand and CW itself. It’s been a valuable, and at times expensive, arc for me.
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I think the trident 300 has arrived at a good time for any watch lovers who have passed CW by previously because they didn’t get on with previous logos / changing logos. There certainly seems to be people around the net sounding a bit more engaged due to the swoosh. This is just my limited view of course.

But to welcome people in I think the trident 300 is fantastic. A distilled beautiful thing bringing together a lot of features that make up the DNA of CW, including accessibility and response to customers. Exercised down to a slim 300m WR and looking lean.
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Love to see some wrist shots of bracelet taper.

Still think it’ll be too much for me, and as I’m not keen on the strap combos it might be a miss.

Such a shame to have to buy a great watch and immediately think of buying a strap alternative.

Best one for me at the moment, apart from green, is the black/white but still worried about hand/dial contrast.

I’ve decided to say contrast rather than legibility because some find it ok!
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missF wrote: Sun Aug 28, 2022 6:13 pm But to welcome people in I think the trident 300 is fantastic. A distilled beautiful thing bringing together a lot of features that make up the DNA of CW, including accessibility and response to customers. Exercised down to a slim 300m WR and looking lean.
I think that sums it up perfectly! I think this watch is the perfect summation, the ultimate expression of CW as a brand at this point in time.
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I wish they would do the same upgrade on the chronograph models...... like slimming the size down
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TheBeatles wrote: Sun Aug 28, 2022 6:15 pm

Such a shame to have to buy a great watch and immediately think of buying a strap alternative.
Such a shame this is too true
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