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    Picked up a new CWC SBS dive watch

    Here is my new CWC SBS dive watch with sapphire crystal.





    Last edited by AndySquirrel; 6th July 2018 at 07:26.

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    Love the CWC!

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    Silvermans or eBay andy ?

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    I’ve had a couple of issued ones in the last couple of years. Great watches but I found I would always reach for the CWC RN diver instead. I might give a mk2 a try at some point.


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    Still regret selling my SBS. I’m hankering after another CWC but can’t decide on whether to go for another SBS or try a Royal Navy Diver. I quite fancy the all Matt version. Decisions decisions...

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    Is the mkii worth the premium over the mki?

    I know about the sapphire and better bezel action (or is it just more clicks?)

    Any other reasons to spend more?

    Cheers

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    Nice, love the SBS.

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    Am considering an SBS but cannot decide between automatic and quartz.
    Is there a specific reason that you chose quartz over automatic other than price?

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    Regret selling mine, and now too expensive to justify purchasing another. Still looks a cracking watch on a black NATO.


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    Quote Originally Posted by padwatch View Post
    Am considering an SBS but cannot decide between automatic and quartz.
    Is there a specific reason that you chose quartz over automatic other than price?
    Quartz is the issued version, having been introduced around 1985 in the Diver version.

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    That’s lovely!

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    Hijacking the thread somewhat... What nato-straps do you like to wear your CWC watches on? Watchgecko has apparently stopped selling the ones I used to like, and the ones on the CWC website are the wrong size for my wrist, I get stuck between two holes. Any recommendations?

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    Quote Originally Posted by JimSclavunos View Post
    Hijacking the thread somewhat... What nato-straps do you like to wear your CWC watches on? Watchgecko has apparently stopped selling the ones I used to like, and the ones on the CWC website are the wrong size for my wrist, I get stuck between two holes. Any recommendations?
    Put a hole in the right location with a hot needle?
    Seriously I wear mine on Phoenix or CWC NATO’s both very good quality.
    I find Phoenix’s hole placement completely random though.
    Last edited by Sinnlover; 21st October 2019 at 05:25.

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    I got 3 different colour straps with my CWC diver and none of them have the holes in exactly the same place.

    Added a hole where I needed it without any trouble.

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    Thanks! Hm, seems reasonable to give CWC another shot then.

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    Off to Silvermans today for a nosey.

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