CWL of the day

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Great to see the Typhoon out Guy :thumbup:
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Mine arrived today...
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The bracelet was way to big out of the box, but I made sure I had a variety of straps with me just so I could get it on the wrist as soon as possible. I’ll get the bracelet resized later.
It’s great. The 40mm size is a wee gem and, although it is deeper than my usual C65s, it still slides under a shirt cuff just fine. It’s going to get one hell of a lot of wrist time over the next few weeks :-)

Anyone else got theirs to show off?

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Congratulations ^^^
Looks fantastic, probably the one I'd go for too.
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Must post this here as well :-)

C60 Elite flying back to Dublin after being picked up from CW HQ in Maidenhead earlier today.

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Could you tell us how the Elite looks and feels on the wrist please?
IIRC it's about 14.5mm thick - does it look and feel that thick or does being Titanium and on a strap help?

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It’s chunky alright, but sits well. See picture below.

It’s relative though. I have been wearing a Sinn 103 Titanium for the last few weeks. That’s 19mm, so clearly this feels a little slimmer.

That said, the Sinn with it’s Titanium bracelet completely disappears after a couple of minutes. I have that on a Ti bracelet and besides being super light, Titanium has that stage propriety where it instantly takes on the temperature of the skin and you forget it’s there.

I don’t get that with the bracelet of the Elite 1000. I am still struggling a little with the new bracelet. It’s not comfortable yet and hasn’t been broken in. I really hope that mixed rubber / fabric bracelet becomes softer over time...

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Mikkei4 wrote:Could you tell us how the Elite looks and feels on the wrist please?
IIRC it's about 14.5mm thick - does it look and feel that thick or does being Titanium and on a strap help?

Does the above answer the question? Happy to take more shots if that helps?


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That's great thanks, with the photo also.

I like the look of the Elite but fancy the blue GMT also. I'll book a showroom visit I think to compare them and make a decision as the Elite is just 300 pieces.

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Wearing mine too (I know the date is wrong).

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Korkki wrote:
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Cheers Korkki! I’d not long ago persuaded myself I don’t need one of these and now I’m thinking I do again thanks to you! :lol:

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C600 Tri-Tech Elite.

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TigerChris wrote:
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Cheers Korkki! I’d not long ago persuaded myself I don’t need one of these and now I’m thinking I do again thanks to you! :lol:
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Newest incoming, this time on a genuine Phoenix “Bond” NATO strap
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Happy bank holiday everyone

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