C65 Anthropocene Limited Edition

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Re: C65 Anthropocene Limited Edition

Post by nwnjw01 » Fri Nov 22, 2019 1:58 pm

Guy,

Thanks for the info.

Good to hear that customer feedback is having the desired affect.

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Re: C65 Anthropocene Limited Edition

Post by Peacecamper » Fri Nov 22, 2019 8:15 pm

nwnjw01 wrote:
Fri Nov 22, 2019 12:29 pm
I find the hybrid strap a tad annoying, if I have it tightened firmly to my wrist it is so stiff it starts to be a little painful and annoying, if I leave it loose ... well it’s loose and spins on my wrist which is possibly even more annoying.
The trick seems to be to find a point where it’s not at a usual firmness but not so loose that it spins about on your wrist, sometimes I can find a sweet spot where it feels loose on my wrist but because it’s stiffer than most straps it will stay in place.
Same for me. One hole is too tight, one is just a bit too loose, but still way better than the tight position. Maybe more holes / less space in between them would solve this.

Also I think the strap is a bit stiff. It's kinda hard to put the end through the loops (dunno if loops is the correct English word here, but I guess you know what I mean).

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Re: C65 Anthropocene Limited Edition

Post by nwnjw01 » Fri Nov 22, 2019 9:16 pm

Peacecamper,

I completely agree with what you say about too tight too loose, and the stiffness.
And like you I find the looser position better than too tight.
Maybe the promised new one will fix things?
Still that doesn’t help those of us with the current ones.

As you say the stiffness of the strap causes undue strain on the loops, (I think the proper name is “keepers”), indeed one of mine snapped of after very little use, due I believe to just this problem.

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Re: C65 Anthropocene Limited Edition

Post by Devarika Woulf » Fri Nov 22, 2019 10:07 pm

Savagemouse wrote:
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These pictures confirm a complaint I've read a few times about the C65 41mm: Too much dial space up top. Even with the Twin Flags logo I think there's dead space there. It's still a great looking piece but I believe 40mm and below is the sweet spot for the format CW have chosen. The new Trident Mk III has it down perfect. :)
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Re: C65 Anthropocene Limited Edition

Post by Peacecamper » Fri Nov 22, 2019 11:26 pm

I don't mind the free space, most of the time at least one hand is in the upper half anyhow.

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Re: C65 Anthropocene Limited Edition

Post by Toph » Sat Nov 23, 2019 12:20 am

Some great pics. Thanks for sharing .
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Re: C65 Anthropocene Limited Edition

Post by Bahnstormer_vRS » Sat Nov 23, 2019 3:58 pm

nwnjw01 wrote:Peacecamper,

I completely agree with what you say about too tight too loose, and the stiffness.
And like you I find the looser position better than too tight.
Maybe the promised new one will fix things?
Still that doesn’t help those of us with the current ones.

As you say the stiffness of the strap causes undue strain on the loops, (I think the proper name is “keepers”), indeed one of mine snapped of after very little use, due I believe to just this problem.

Nick
Potential solution to the too tight or loose situation, is to find a buckle that is longer than the standard CW one.

Switch the buckle on the strap, uses a spring bar, and you get the length effectively midway(ish) between the holes, when using the standard buckle.

Guy

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Re: C65 Anthropocene Limited Edition

Post by nwnjw01 » Sat Nov 23, 2019 4:07 pm

Guy,

That’s a great idea, I hadn’t thought about doing that, it should solve the problem for people who need an “in between holes position”.
I need to get looking for different buckles now to see if it helps me, Thanks for suggesting it,

However it doesn’t address the issue of the strap being excessively stiff and “digging” in on the wrist, nor the issue of it being so stiff it strains/breaks the nearest keeper, perhaps that will be sorted when the new version you mentioned in another post arrives.
I hope so because I think the Hybrid strap looks great, (especially with the c60 trident elite), in blue & orange.

Nick

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