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jkbarnes wrote: Tue Sep 06, 2022 7:00 pm
NationOfLaws wrote: Tue Sep 06, 2022 6:43 pm C887352C-3BC8-4F4E-82B7-175CD760D056.jpeg15BA8350-327B-4415-9EE6-452A6F5D8D16.jpegA05F56BE-B5A4-4D4E-A723-5A1BFE420316.jpeg
Initial thoughts? I’m hoping there’s a short review in the works. I’d especially like to hear how you think it compares to the Aquitaine. Same shade of green?

EDITED TO ADD: …and how it stacks up to the C63.
It's a less-shiny green than the Aquitaine, which, incidentally, made its way back to CW on the same DHL van that brought the Trident. No surprise there. The steel inner bezel is a great little subtle design feature. The screw links are much easier to use than the two-screw Aquitaine system. I have no other thoughts on the bracelet. I am neither scandalized nor more impressed than with other bracelets. It wears nicely on the wrist, good heft but not heavy. I prefer the Aquitaine for dressier occasions, maybe, and this one for every day wear. I dunno. Too soon to say for sure. Neither replaces the other in my mind. Totally different aesthetics.

The orange arrow for the second pointer is much smaller than the orange pointer on the C63s, so no confusion between seconds and GMT. The C63, for me, is a totally different beast so it's an apples-to-oranges comparison. I will say that this one wears larger. No surprise there: this is the 40mm and I have 38mm C63s.
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Got my 40 mm blue in today. Totally pleased with it. The bracelet really is excellent.
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Trying to decide between the 38 and 40mm case. Can anyone confirm the dial diameter on these?
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vtnyr6 wrote: Thu Sep 08, 2022 1:31 am Trying to decide between the 38 and 40mm case. Can anyone confirm the dial diameter on these?
Looks like my 40mm case has about a 30mm dial diameter.

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I just got my 40mm black dial on bracelet. Here are a few wrist shots on my 7.25in wrist. And yes, I am a lefty who wears my watch on my right wrist! I've never liked bracelet but this is the nicest quality bracelet I've experienced and its quite comfortable. The clasp is a bit long maybe but no biggie. I'm a fan of the whole package so far.

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The black looks really nice!
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NationOfLaws wrote: Thu Sep 08, 2022 8:50 pm The black looks really nice!
It looks more than nice. It's outstanding! As the real world pics roll in, I increasingly feel this is the best dive watch CW has produced yet. It's like a whole host of previous releases were all precursors to producing this watch.

These pics have really solidified that opinion for me.

WatchMeGo wrote: Thu Sep 08, 2022 8:45 pm I just got my 40mm black dial on bracelet. Here are a few wrist shots on my 7.25in wrist. And yes, I am a lefty who wears my watch on my right wrist! I've never liked bracelet but this is the nicest quality bracelet I've experienced and its quite comfortable. The clasp is a bit long maybe but no biggie. I'm a fan of the whole package so far.

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WatchMeGo wrote: Thu Sep 08, 2022 8:45 pm I just got my 40mm black dial on bracelet. Here are a few wrist shots on my 7.25in wrist. And yes, I am a lefty who wears my watch on my right wrist! I've never liked bracelet but this is the nicest quality bracelet I've experienced and its quite comfortable. The clasp is a bit long maybe but no biggie. I'm a fan of the whole package so far.
Excellent real world photo's. Nice to see it 'in action' but it is making the wait for my 42mm version even harder.
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NationOfLaws wrote: Thu Sep 08, 2022 8:50 pm The black looks really nice!
Indeed! I’ve never before felt like I’d like to wear a black dial diver, but this is the one to change that I think! :thumbup:
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It’s nice enough to make me open to getting a black one in addition to the green one somewhere down the road.
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NationOfLaws wrote: Fri Sep 09, 2022 1:55 pm It’s nice enough to make me open to getting a black one in addition to the green one somewhere down the road.
You can sell me your Tudor Sub to fund the purchase :lol: :lol: :lol: :thumbup:
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rkovars wrote: Fri Sep 09, 2022 5:23 pm
NationOfLaws wrote: Fri Sep 09, 2022 1:55 pm It’s nice enough to make me open to getting a black one in addition to the green one somewhere down the road.
You can sell me your Tudor Sub to fund the purchase :lol: :lol: :lol: :thumbup:
That sounds like a trade I won't regret ;)