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Wohoo! It's finally here!

Post by Theo_s » Thu Mar 05, 2020 8:20 am

So, Tuesday marked 1 week since I placed the order, and today I got the watch. It's rather fitting, as it's my birthday present and got it exactly on the right day :-D

I'm completely smitten with this watch. The 38mm size fits precisely how I was hoping it would, the red colour on the bezel, everything is just damn perfect. Well, almost. It's as close to perfection as I could reasonably expect.

Had some engraving done on the back, but it's not quite aligned perfectly...but not an issue for me. When screwing in the crown, the logo goes a bit beyond horizontal, and there's just a tiny bit of play on the bezel.

Other than that, I really could not find a single thing to complain about. Oh, actually, the strap. I REALLY like the hybrid strap, and if it was available in a shorter size I might have opted to stick with it. Alas, I've resorted back to my Zuludiver 400 strap.

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Re: Wohoo! It's finally here!

Post by neilj568 » Thu Mar 05, 2020 8:49 am

Theo_s wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 8:20 am
When screwing in the crown, the logo goes a bit beyond horizontal
If it remained horizontal you would be very fortunate... :lol: :lol:
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Re: Wohoo! It's finally here!

Post by Theo_s » Thu Mar 05, 2020 8:54 am

neilj568 wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 8:49 am
Theo_s wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 8:20 am
When screwing in the crown, the logo goes a bit beyond horizontal
If it remained horizontal you would be very fortunate... :lol: :lol:
Lol, true. When I modded my SKX013 I trimmed the stem until I got the signed crown to line up perfectly.
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Post by Soporsche » Thu Mar 05, 2020 10:38 am

Congrats, it looks the perfect size and black/red (and sadly the demised white/red) is one of the best colour combos IMHO.
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Post by albionphoto » Thu Mar 05, 2020 1:07 pm

Lovely watch. Thanks for posting the pictures. This should be a keeper as red bezel CWs are going to become much rarer in the future especially as they can no longer have red, ceramic bezels manufactured.
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Post by monkeymax » Thu Mar 05, 2020 3:04 pm

Congrats... And Happy Birthday!

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Post by Viognier » Thu Mar 05, 2020 4:01 pm

Looks fantastic and the fitment on your wrist is great! Congratulations on a brilliant choice for your dive watch!!!
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Post by watchaholic » Thu Mar 05, 2020 4:24 pm

Congratulations, looks to be a great size and perfect fit. :clap:
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Post by mattjary » Thu Mar 05, 2020 11:05 pm

Congratulations, you picked a great colour combination.

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Post by Theo_s » Fri Mar 06, 2020 3:25 am

Thanks everyone, much appreciated.

I'm really loving the black/red combo. But I must say, the renders on CW's site really doesn't do the colour justice. Those images make it look like a brighter red, when in reality it's quite dynamic as it can shift, depending on the light, between burgundy, maroon, brick, crimson/blood red, and almost a type of brownish colour too.
It's exactly the subtle pop of colour I wanted from it.

Soporsche wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 10:38 am
Congrats, it looks the perfect size and black/red (and sadly the demised white/red) is one of the best colour combos IMHO.
albionphoto wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 1:07 pm
Lovely watch. Thanks for posting the pictures. This should be a keeper as red bezel CWs are going to become much rarer in the future especially as they can no longer have red, ceramic bezels manufactured.
monkeymax wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 3:04 pm
Congrats... And Happy Birthday!
Thanks!
Viognier wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 4:01 pm
Looks fantastic and the fitment on your wrist is great! Congratulations on a brilliant choice for your dive watch!!!
watchaholic wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 4:24 pm
Congratulations, looks to be a great size and perfect fit. :clap:
mattjary wrote:
Thu Mar 05, 2020 11:05 pm
Congratulations, you picked a great colour combination.
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Post by Lavaine » Fri Mar 06, 2020 6:31 am

Congratulations and Happy Birthday. The red bezel is fantastic. The only complaint I have with my white/red C60 is that the red used on the bezel is really hard to match to a strap.
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Re: Wohoo! It's finally here!

Post by Theo_s » Fri Mar 06, 2020 6:51 am

Lavaine wrote:
Fri Mar 06, 2020 6:31 am
Congratulations and Happy Birthday.
Thanks!
Lavaine wrote:
Fri Mar 06, 2020 6:31 am
The red bezel is fantastic. The only complaint I have with my white/red C60 is that the red used on the bezel is really hard to match to a strap.
In which case I'd suggest that you go for a complimentary colour rather than trying to get it all matchy matchy.

Navy or petrol blue and perhaps forest green should work really well. Burnt orange could also look great.
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