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  1. Deep Funk

    Deep Funk Deep thoughts - Friend

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    That is exactly why I bought my Seiko Solar Diver. Too bad that 7S26 movement is in the SKX series. Seiko makes good automatic movements.
     
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    Sure, would love something like that if it was 40-41mm.

    I don't have an issue with homages, can save a ton of cash yet still (usually) get a quality product with the design/look sought after. Much better than going the replica route.

    I'm also encouraged by what Oris is doing with their Divers Sixty-Five range.
     
  3. GoodEnoughGear

    GoodEnoughGear Evil Dr. Shultz‎

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    Seiko divers tend to wear smaller than their measurements FWIW.

    <Edit>Though on a quick look at reviews this one doesn't</Edit>
     
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    I have the same model, accompanied by an Erika strap (very comfortable). This is the only (sub clone) Steinhart I can (and want to) wear as I really dislike a) Mercedes hour hands and b) cyclops, However, my general concern with the Steinhart cases is the flat and wide design. The lugs are long and thin with little curvature. I wear a G-Shock Gulfmaster with pride but the Steinharts look odd on my wrist when viewed from the side.

    I wish I had bought the Helson Shark Diver 40 prior to this Steinhart - I might have spent 400 EUR on something else :) This is not meant to degrade the Steinhart but praise the SD40 (w/Miyota 9015)!
     
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    Thanks for the Helson tip.
     
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    If I wore a leather strap in summer it would last just one summer, for me a reason good enough to get a watch with a rubber strap.
     
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    @mitochondrium , try a leather nato-strap. It can have the softness of rubber but feel better and last longer dependent of the quality of the leather itself.

    My heavy Steinhart feels better on the leather nato-strap.
     
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    Taverius Smells like sausages

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    I was unpacking and found my Seamaster.

    [​IMG]

    Its a 90s one iirc, should get it serviced one of these days.

    Edit: this was my uncles dive watch, and not only was he a trimix instructor, he played support for scuba depth record attempts. Better than even odds this thing has been past its rated depth a time or twelve.
     
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