Edinburgh GTG - Chat with Chris - Saturday 19th January 2019

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Re: Edinburgh GTG - Chat with Chris - Saturday 19th January 2019

Post by neilj568 » Mon Jan 21, 2019 8:03 pm

nordwulf wrote:
Mon Jan 21, 2019 6:56 pm
^^ looks like Seiko hands with a slightly smaller hour hand to me. Not a fan at all and it looks like there aren't many other changes besides some small tweeks. I wish they would have gone for a more original design.

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I was also tempted to think of certain models from the Seiko range but as I like Seiko then not a problem for me.....
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Re: Edinburgh GTG - Chat with Chris - Saturday 19th January 2019

Post by UncleDicky » Mon Jan 21, 2019 8:20 pm

looks interesting, Guy stopped off at Dickie Towers on his way to Auld Reekie and showed me the new MOD issued Elliot Brown Holden in the flesh - what a lovely bit of kit that is! , I was very jealous facing a weekend of dump runs and trying to get a handle on the wasteland that is our garden.

I will set aside some budget for a new CW for 2019 methinks - now the old c9 is heading back to Oz I am down to a broken C8 and the doris's old C60 300 which she is selling!
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Re: Edinburgh GTG - Chat with Chris - Saturday 19th January 2019

Post by nordwulf » Mon Jan 21, 2019 8:30 pm

Bahnstormer_vRS wrote:
Mon Jan 21, 2019 8:00 pm
[Breitling Superocean Heritage is more appropriate notably as it has baton hour markers.

Subtle differences with the CW are a slim 'cricket bat' minutes hand and a longer, but again slim, arrowhead hours hand.

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Good comparision with the Breitling.

The SBDC053 has baton hour markers as well so I should have used a picture of that. I have on these and the hands are unfortunately my least favorite design feature.

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Re: Edinburgh GTG - Chat with Chris - Saturday 19th January 2019

Post by hughesyn » Mon Jan 21, 2019 8:45 pm

It's not a two part arrow like those, more like a single triangle.

I think it looks quite unique, and a good way forward from the onion hand.
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Re: Edinburgh GTG - Chat with Chris - Saturday 19th January 2019

Post by Amor Vincit Omnia » Mon Jan 21, 2019 8:49 pm

UncleDicky wrote:
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I will set aside some budget for a new CW for 2019 methinks - now the old c9 is heading back to Oz I am down to a broken C8 and the doris's old C60 300 which she is selling!
And your old C5 is back from a service at CWT and working wonderfully! :D
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Re: Edinburgh GTG - Chat with Chris - Saturday 19th January 2019

Post by hughesyn » Mon Jan 21, 2019 9:34 pm

Made a cup of hot water with lemon, C65 style.
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Re: Edinburgh GTG - Chat with Chris - Saturday 19th January 2019

Post by TigerChris » Mon Jan 21, 2019 10:15 pm

hughesyn wrote:
Mon Jan 21, 2019 8:45 pm
It's not a two part arrow like those, more like a single triangle.

I think it looks quite unique, and a good way forward from the onion hand.
I know I might be in the minority here but I prefer the existing 'onion' hand

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Re: Edinburgh GTG - Chat with Chris - Saturday 19th January 2019

Post by FloridaPhil » Mon Jan 21, 2019 10:27 pm

TigerChris wrote:
Mon Jan 21, 2019 10:15 pm
hughesyn wrote:
Mon Jan 21, 2019 8:45 pm
It's not a two part arrow like those, more like a single triangle.

I think it looks quite unique, and a good way forward from the onion hand.
I know I might be in the minority here but I prefer the existing 'onion' hand
Please, waterdrop hand. Much more appropriate. :-) It takes a bit of getting used to but I like it now.
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Re: Edinburgh GTG - Chat with Chris - Saturday 19th January 2019

Post by 0uatiOW » Mon Jan 21, 2019 10:39 pm

I like the arrow hour hand but cricket bat minute hand? Good grief. Did someone say “let’s push the envelope on the hour hand and wait, we’ve got these cricket bats right here!”? How about a pointy thinner arrow minute or a sword?

The only place you’ll see an arrow and a cricket bat together in the wild is .... <no suitable imagery springs to mind>
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Re: Edinburgh GTG - Chat with Chris - Saturday 19th January 2019

Post by TigerChris » Mon Jan 21, 2019 10:52 pm

FloridaPhil wrote:
Mon Jan 21, 2019 10:27 pm
TigerChris wrote:
Mon Jan 21, 2019 10:15 pm
hughesyn wrote:
Mon Jan 21, 2019 8:45 pm
It's not a two part arrow like those, more like a single triangle.

I think it looks quite unique, and a good way forward from the onion hand.
I know I might be in the minority here but I prefer the existing 'onion' hand
Please, waterdrop hand. Much more appropriate. :-) It takes a bit of getting used to but I like it now.
Yeah, I'll go with 'waterdrop hand' :D To me it says that its a Christopher Ward Trident, whereas the arrow says 'just another arrow hour hand'. I shall reserve judgement, though, until I've seen the complete package later in the year; it may look fantastic when its all put together.

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Re: Edinburgh GTG - Chat with Chris - Saturday 19th January 2019

Post by Bahnstormer_vRS » Wed Jan 23, 2019 11:10 pm

The next GTG - Chat with Chris will take place in Manchester on Saturday 27th April 2019.

Move details to follow when know, but we learnt at the Edinburgh GTG that, as its launch will be fairly soon afterwards, details of the C60 Trident MkIII are likely to be released and discussed.

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Re: Edinburgh GTG - Chat with Chris - Saturday 19th January 2019

Post by Bahnstormer_vRS » Wed Jan 23, 2019 11:25 pm

CW have published a Blog article in the CWorld section of their website;-

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Re: Edinburgh GTG - Chat with Chris - Saturday 19th January 2019

Post by andy_wrx » Thu Jan 24, 2019 4:18 pm

0uatiOW wrote:
Mon Jan 21, 2019 10:39 pm
The only place you’ll see an arrow and a cricket bat together in the wild is .... <no suitable imagery springs to mind>
On the top of the pavilion at Lords ? (well, nearly...)
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