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Re: CWL of the day

Post by Korkki » Wed Jan 09, 2019 4:22 pm

Date is wrong, oops

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Re: CWL of the day

Post by Bident » Wed Jan 09, 2019 5:29 pm

Bahnstormer_vRS wrote:
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Bident wrote:C65 Trident Diver on blue MooseStrapCo. Slim NATO
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Interesting combination which looks good.

Two questions;-

1. I've got a few Moose Strap Co NATOs which I like (have you seen their new 'Combat' strap? Rather smart) but how do you feel about the large / wide fittings with the C65? I feel its too chunky for the svelte lines of the C65.

2. You seem to be wearing the NATO back to front. Any reason why?

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Thanks Guy.

Two answers :D :

1. I think the newer MooseStrap buckles would blend with the C65 much better as they are thinner and look more refined. Unfortunately, the Blue Slim is currently carrying the older, bulkier buckle (I suppose they will use the new one once current stock of the old sells out) and it is too chunky. It obviously didn't stop me from purchasing and wearing the strap and, like most things, after some time the buckle doesn't really bother me day to day. I received an email from MooseStrap yesterday and share your affinity for the new Combat strap. If only they carried black PVD hardware, I would buy one for my Airman in an instant.

2. I watched an older Urban Gentry episode on YouTube regarding several different ways to wear NATO straps. One method was to invert the strap with the buckle end flowing from the 6 o'clock position, TGV saying some people find that more comfortable. While I think either standard or inverted methods are comfortable, the inverted way fits my wrist better and specifically seems to hold the watch in place securely while the traditional version allows for some slippage, especially on "seatbelt" style NATOs that have lower friction between the two strap pieces underneath the watch caseback. It took a day or so to get used to, but one would be surprised how little people notice wearing a watch with an inverted strap (or they just don't bother mentioning it). I have even tried wearing the CW blue rubber strap inverted on my C65, which I did find slightly more comfortable, and never had any inquiries as to why I was wearing my watch in such a peculiar fashion.

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Re: CWL of the day

Post by MiniMpi » Wed Jan 09, 2019 5:39 pm

Korkki wrote:
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Date is wrong, oops

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Glad to see this has gone to a great home :clap: 8)
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Re: CWL of the day

Post by Korkki » Wed Jan 09, 2019 5:45 pm

Cheers Ferg :wave:
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Re: CWL of the day

Post by EddieTheBeast » Wed Jan 09, 2019 6:59 pm

TigerChris wrote:
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No surprise here, but I’ll bore you with more pics anyway Image

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That looks great Chris!! :thumbup: :rate10:
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Re: CWL of the day

Post by cincfleet » Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:12 pm

TigerChris wrote:
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No surprise here, but I’ll bore you with more pics anyway Image

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That really does look good on the bracelet :thumbup:

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Re: CWL of the day

Post by cincfleet » Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:15 pm

Korkki wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 4:22 pm
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That looks superb, excellent photo :thumbup:

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Re: CWL of the day

Post by Korkki » Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:15 pm

Thanks Stephen :wave:
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Re: CWL of the day

Post by Bahnstormer_vRS » Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:24 pm

@Korkki - looking good Kari. :clap:

Assuming you're at home, where is the snow?

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Re: CWL of the day

Post by Korkki » Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:30 pm

Thanks Guy,

The street in the photo is heated so there's no snow :suess:

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Re: CWL of the day

Post by Qubo » Thu Jan 10, 2019 7:53 am

Trusted Trident for today.

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Re: CWL of the day

Post by Amor Vincit Omnia » Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:24 am

Back from service – looking forward to wearing this for the next day or two:
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Re: CWL of the day

Post by Bahnstormer_vRS » Thu Jan 10, 2019 9:02 am

Top notch Steve.

Back to old times eh?

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Re: CWL of the day

Post by hook » Thu Jan 10, 2019 10:03 am

Pic from yesterday, day after I received it. Loving my first CWL watch.
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Re: CWL of the day

Post by MiniMpi » Thu Jan 10, 2019 12:44 pm

Amor Vincit Omnia wrote:Back from service – looking forward to wearing this for the next day or two:
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So nice to see this one back all shiny and good after it's service Steve.
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