CW lume quality and C65 Trident GMT

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CW lume quality and C65 Trident GMT

Post by downer » Wed Jan 02, 2019 3:16 pm

^^ It is difficult to ensure these tests are all consistently managed, and therefore, it would not be possible to deduce this is a quality issue.

The key questions would be - how much light was the lime exposed to before your photographs, what type of light and for how long?

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Re: CW lume quality and C65 Trident GMT

Post by Bugster87 » Wed Jan 02, 2019 3:55 pm

I would also say that I exposed my lume to very good light to give it the best chance of performing well. Was initially very bright. This died away quickly to leave a low but still visible glow that was still usable to tell the time 7 hours later.

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Re: CW lume quality and C65 Trident GMT

Post by StrappedUp » Wed Jan 02, 2019 4:02 pm

^^ this is exactly what I find

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Re: CW lume quality and C65 Trident GMT

Post by Rebnats » Fri Jan 04, 2019 5:29 pm

Should Have Gone to SPECSAVERS :shock:
C60 Trident Bronze Pro 600
C65 Trident GMT.

Tag Heuer McLaren .
Tissot Classic T Touch.
Seiko Starfish.

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Re: CW lume quality and C65 Trident GMT

Post by groovin » Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:26 pm

Was searching the forum for lume quality on the C65 as I recently received a C65 Trident Automatic which I love and think that it looks wonderful and am glad I got this and not an Oris divers sixty-five.

Having had several CW watches over the past few years I somehow got passively used to the lume quality.
This changed a few weeks ago when instead of getting the divers sixty-five I purchased an Oris Aquis which has C3 lume applied.
Now I must say even compared to Seiko that is another level of lume and I never thought it makes such a difference but even when being outside in the sun it gives such a new dimension to the hour markers.

Have recently found a video that shows what I have experienced and will attach the link below:

Also attached a picture of what I mean with my particular Oris Aquis.

I will conclude in saying that for me personally lume being either C3 or BGW9 is a must for watches I will be buying in the future especially in the 1.5k+ price bracket.

Love CW and I would be so happy if it would be somehow financially feasible for them to start using such lume quality on at least most of their divers.
<> C9 Moonphase <> C65 Trident Auto <> Glycine Airman Base 22 <> C9 5 Day Auto <>
<> Vulcain Aviator <> C60 299 Signal Sqn <> Seiko Turtle Blue Lagoon <> Oris Aquis <>

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