C65 Chronograph - New Release October '20

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C65 Chronograph - New Release October '20

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The C65 Chronograph is now available on the CW Website, and In Stock. :D :D

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Re: C65 Chronograph - New Release October '20

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I was looking forward to this release, but just a wee bit disappointed. Looks way too busy too me.

At least 'CHRONOGRAPH' is centred though!
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biggus_richus wrote:
Thu Oct 29, 2020 4:14 pm
I was looking forward to this release, but just a wee bit disappointed. Looks way too busy too me.

At least 'CHRONOGRAPH' is centred though!
I agree Rich, way too busy for me. I love the clean lines of the Mk 3 Trident.

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I agree, it looks over complicated
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I think I would prefer it without the red and blue bands on the chrono minutes counter. I think you need an hour's counter at this price point, not just 30 minutes. Either on the same dial as the minutes (like speedmaster racing), or on a separate subdial. I really prefer not to have screw down pushers on a chrono. Also not on the crown ideally, although I can take that.

Other than that, very pleasant. Would be equally good with a white/silver dial and blue subdials. ( Or indeed other colourways)
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Screwdown pushers and I have never been good mates but the rest of it I like.
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I'm with others, way too busy for me!
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biggus_richus wrote:
Thu Oct 29, 2020 4:14 pm
I was looking forward to this release, but just a wee bit disappointed. Looks way too busy too me.

At least 'CHRONOGRAPH' is centred though!
Agreed! There’s a lot going on there. Doesn’t matter though, as the price point puts it beyond me.
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IMO it is no busier, dial wise, than a Zenith El Primero Tri-Colour or Hamilton Pan-Europ. I like it and excited to see first picture of it on a forum member's wrist
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If they'd tried harder they could have maybe squeezed a few more short lines on the dial and bezel.....
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Viognier wrote:
Thu Oct 29, 2020 5:59 pm
IMO it is no busier, dial wise, than a Zenith El Primero Tri-Colour or Hamilton Pan-Europ. I like it and excited to see first picture of it on a forum member's wrist
I agree, there are very few chronographs that don't have a lot going on, and I've seen a few to compare with lately on the 'Week of the chronograph' thread. I find this smart looking but not arresting.
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Re: C65 Chronograph - New Release October '20

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Viognier wrote:
Thu Oct 29, 2020 5:59 pm
IMO it is no busier, dial wise, than a Zenith El Primero Tri-Colour or Hamilton Pan-Europ. I like it and excited to see first picture of it on a forum member's wrist
I think it's the addition of the bezel and second markers that make it look far busier than, for eg, the El Primero
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The CW's second hand is more form over function given the girth vs those second markers.
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Re: C65 Chronograph - New Release October '20

Post by Amor Vincit Omnia »

I couldn't logically say the dial is too busy...I have a couple of C70s! :lol:

Not one that stirs my blood especially, though.
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At the risk of being controversial...
I like it...a lot.
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