C65 battle: Trident vintage vs Sandhurst

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Re: C65 battle: Trident vintage vs Sandhurst

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Thegreyman wrote:
Thu Aug 13, 2020 1:40 pm
You could use the just newly published discount code to get 15% off the Trident Vintage, not applicable to the military range though.
According to the email from Christopher Ward this morning, the 15 % discount has now been extended to include the military range of C65s too :thumbup:
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How can I sign up for newsletter with discount code? I have been subscribed and no mail arrive nor in the spam folder.
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ModernArrow10 wrote:
Sun Aug 16, 2020 8:28 pm
How can I sign up for newsletter with discount code? I have been subscribed and no mail arrive nor in the spam folder.
You can subscribe on the CW website. I am not sure if there is any delay between subscribing and getting added to the list but hopefully you will begin to receive emails soon.

Until then, the discount code is TRIDENT15 and is valid until midnight tomorrow (August 17th).
Another code MOD10 seems to work but is intended for military affiliates I believe but you could use it or wait until there is another voucher code available which is often £100 off.
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Re: C65 battle: Trident vintage vs Sandhurst

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ModernArrow10 wrote:
Sun Aug 16, 2020 8:28 pm
How can I sign up for newsletter with discount code? I have been subscribed and no mail arrive nor in the spam folder.
Keep checking in on the forum.

Details of codes usually get posted on here.

Based on past experience, there will likely be a £100/$125 Voucher Code issued with the next published Loupe Magazine, probably at the end of this month. This will usually be valid for two/three months.

Other than that, keep your eyes peeled for Promotion codes, like the current TRIDENT15, which get issued from time to time.

Happy hunting.

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A1soknownas wrote:
Sun Aug 16, 2020 10:26 pm
You can subscribe on the CW website. I am not sure if there is any delay between subscribing and getting added to the list but hopefully you will begin to receive emails soon.
To be fair, the mailing lists are a bit hit and miss. Some people seem to get them every time (I have never had any problem) whereas some people get them occasionally and some people, including some longtime forum members and repeat customers, don’t seem to get them at all. People request to join the mailing list, names go through then some seem to disappear like socks in the washing machine.
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Re: C65 battle: Trident vintage vs Sandhurst

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I just saw a review in that there were feedback about Sandhurst's (and Trident Vintage too) new Quick release bracelet is nice but creaks. Did you experienced that?
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Re: C65 battle: Trident vintage vs Sandhurst

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ModernArrow10 wrote:
Tue Aug 18, 2020 12:35 am
I just saw a review in that there were feedback about Sandhurst's (and Trident Vintage too) new Quick release bracelet is nice but creaks. Did you experienced that?
The bracelet on the latest C60 did squeak/creak when it first arrived and I assume that the other models are sometimes similar.
In an interview it was deemed to be a Rolex like characteristic as the tolerance on the bracelet links is so small and well made.

It can be fixed though and will go away with wear, or as I did you can remove the bracelet and work in some liquid soap and rinse and it will stop :)
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Is here anybody having a Traska Summiteer? That is a nice watch on half price and be sure that lower quality.
However I would love to hear some comparision especially in value/ratio wise.
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Amor Vincit Omnia wrote:
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.. names go through then some seem to disappear like socks in the washing machine.
So true..that is why I buy multiple pairs of the same sock... :problem:
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Re: C65 battle: Trident vintage vs Sandhurst

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Defo Sandhurst for me.

Logo at 12, chronometer on dial, and a very classy look
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What do you think about the clasp of metal bracelet? It seems a bit bulky for me especially for skinny wrists.
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Another vote for Sandhurst, unless you want a strictly more-dressy piece.
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Sandhurst, but I am biased as I have one on pre-order and on the way as soon as they are back in stock
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ModernArrow10 wrote:
Sat Aug 22, 2020 3:31 pm
What do you think about the clasp of metal bracelet? It seems a bit bulky for me especially for skinny wrists.
I don't have one of the 20 mm to measure and comment on but I have both the older (non quick change) and newer (quick change) C65 22 mm bracelets and they are quite comfortable. The clasp is very low profile.

The old bracelet tapers from 22 to 18. The clasp is 20. Closed it is just a hair over 6 mm but to the eye it looks slimmer. I find it super comfortable.

The newer quick change is very similar. Same 22 to 18 mm taper. Clasp is a hair under 20 mm wide with a thickness of just about 7. It also looks slimmer to the eye in practice. Side push buttons are elongated (they are just different, functionally there is no difference).

I'm guessing that the 20mm tapers to 16 with an 18 mm clasp. Someone who owns one should chime in here and confirm.

As a side note, the sliding micro-adjust system in the CW bracelets is outstanding.
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Re: C65 battle: Trident vintage vs Sandhurst

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rkovars wrote:
I'm guessing that the 20mm tapers to 16 with an 18 mm clasp. Someone who owns one should chime in here and confirm.

As a side note, the sliding micro-adjust system in the CW bracelets is outstanding.
It's dangerous to guess. :wink:

I've just checked the bracelet from my C65 Sandhurst.

20mm at the lugs tapers to 18mm at the deployant clasp.

Clasp is 20mm wide by average 7.5mm tall.

Hope this helps.


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