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C5 Aviator review on Timezone

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Re: C5 Aviator review on Timezone

Post by El Tiempo » Thu Feb 28, 2008 6:24 pm

Good review. Since he cracked the case open, I'd have liked him to have photographed the movt. and talked about the finish. Not sure about the lume issue or what type CW uses on this model.

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Re: C5 Aviator review on Timezone

Post by joerattz » Thu Feb 28, 2008 7:12 pm

El Tiempo wrote:Good review. Since he cracked the case open, I'd have liked him to have photographed the movt. and talked about the finish. Not sure about the lume issue or what type CW uses on this model.
It is supposed to be superluminova.
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Re: C5 Aviator review on Timezone

Post by velomane » Thu Feb 28, 2008 7:13 pm

El Tiempo wrote:Not sure about the lume issue or what type CW uses on this model.
CW's site it is super-luminova. Isn't that supposed to be the latest and greatest? Perhaps his was a one-off. Perhaps it is not being applied thickly enough. I'm curious to know as I have one on order. Anyone else with the Aviator care to chip in on this conversation?

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Re: C5 Aviator review on Timezone

Post by El Tiempo » Thu Feb 28, 2008 8:19 pm

Could just be a volume issue. Not a lot of room on those hands for lume. Not sure what this guys expectations were either.

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Re: C5 Aviator review on Timezone

Post by Daz » Thu Feb 28, 2008 8:42 pm

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Good review though.

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Re: C5 Aviator review on Timezone

Post by leebman » Thu Feb 28, 2008 11:14 pm

I found the lume on my aviator takes a lot of charging if you want it to last, and its not bright for long, but in pitch black with charging you can see it for most of the night. In winter with no sunshine and my watch hidden by shirts and jumpers its mostly dark in normal use. If I need it to light up I use an LED torch for 15mins or so then it will go for a few hours. I found that if there is some light the metal on the numbers and hands makes the watch readable even with out lume so its a compromise. For me it works fine.

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Re: C5 Aviator review on Timezone

Post by casimir » Fri Mar 21, 2008 5:10 pm

Hello,

In this review, it is said about the hands, "White with blue outlines"

I see the hands white with black outlines! No?


edit : wera email : white hands with black outlines...
It is a google translation… please excuse the errors of language… thank you...

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Re: C5 Aviator review on Timezone

Post by Russ-Shettle » Mon Mar 31, 2008 3:07 pm

velomane wrote:
El Tiempo wrote:Not sure about the lume issue or what type CW uses on this model.
CW's site it is super-luminova. Isn't that supposed to be the latest and greatest? Perhaps his was a one-off. Perhaps it is not being applied thickly enough. I'm curious to know as I have one on order. Anyone else with the Aviator care to chip in on this conversation?

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Most companies are using Superluninova and it's pretty good stuff however, Tritium is used on very expensive watches that usually accounts for the most professional line of divers watches. From what I think I know, only because I don't have the time right now to get more facts, Tritium is a radioactive luminance and does not loose it's glow nor does it require a charge. Tritium is marked by the letter "T" before the Swiss Made markings on the front of a watch just below the 6. You may have seen this and wondered. It would look like this:

"T Swiss Made T"

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Re: C5 Aviator review on Timezone

Post by Russ-Shettle » Mon Mar 31, 2008 3:18 pm

velomane wrote:
El Tiempo wrote:Not sure about the lume issue or what type CW uses on this model.
CW's site it is super-luminova. Isn't that supposed to be the latest and greatest? Perhaps his was a one-off. Perhaps it is not being applied thickly enough. I'm curious to know as I have one on order. Anyone else with the Aviator care to chip in on this conversation?

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Mike,

This will completly answer your question: http://www.europastar.com/europastar/wa ... QIT200.jsp

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