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    New from CWC - the Sonar



    Doesnt work for me (apart from the crown) but someone may like it.

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    That's bloody horrible.

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    Not for me either, Iíve had better looking Swatches!

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    I actually quite like it, a simple and clear layout and the Red is always appealing. At £350 the price is not CWCs usual level of madness.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ETCHY View Post
    That's bloody horrible.
    Iíd say that youíre being kind.

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    The dial isn't that bad and certainly evokes the stopwatch theme which they're trying to capture but I detest the red crown so a hard pass from me.
    Last edited by Red Kite; 2nd December 2019 at 18:45.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wallasey Runner View Post
    I actually quite like it, a simple and clear layout and the Red is always appealing. At £350 the price is not CWCs usual level of madness.
    But why does the second hand extend way past the second track. OK I see... it goes to the 1/5 second track around the perimeter. So why then bother with that inner track. And the red crown. I suppose stopwatches sometimes have red crowns so you can find the start and stop button quickly under pressure. Under what circumstances would you need to do that with a time-setting crown on a wristwatch ? The whole thing is a contrived mess.

    If you want a red button get one of these !


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    No and no again.

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    Quite like it.Swatch seem to do okay.Understand they are copying the stopwatch look but what's the point of the 1/5th second markers.Biggest problem is the price.Would buy for £150 max.

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    Not terrible, but it looks very hard to read.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Coot View Post


    Doesnt work for me (apart from the crown) but someone may like it.
    The only thing missing is a cyclops over the CWC.

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    Is it mechanical or quartz? All I can find is "ETA Swiss movement".

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    Should the outer and inner tracks not be reversed i.e. the minutes on the outer and hours on the inner, where the appropriate hands extend to?
    I just dislike most watches with Arabic dials. Since I learned to tell the time, when I was about 5 or 6 years old, I much prefer batons only, so this is a double no-no.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HookedSeven View Post

    If you want a red button get one of these !
    I like this red button. Not a fan of that CWC though.


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    Why is the outer ring of numbers, the hours, reached by the minute hand? Why is the smaller inner minute ring, touched by the hour hand?

    No, I don't like i.

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    That's grotesque.

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    Quote Originally Posted by learningtofly View Post
    That's grotesque.

    Indeed it is.

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    I would question that even if it was 1st April. It's one of the worst things I have seen for a long time.

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    Show me 1 watch that everybody agrees is perfect?

    I don't like that CWC, but there's also a lot I don't like about most forum faves.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Saxon007 View Post
    I like this red button. Not a fan of that CWC though.

    Very hence Hanhart... Iíd love to stumble across a bargain KM version one day. As with the Heuer there is a functional reason for the red button.

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    That is hideous!!


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    Look pretty cr@p to me, and the price is daft however I guess I am not their target audience.

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    I think I would like it more if the numerals were a bit bigger, and while I get what they're going for with the red crown I don't think it works visually. Swing and a miss.

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    Itís not for me regardless, but £350?! £200 is pushing it but still just about fair enough for the regular G10...

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    A design that's used a lot but in this case poorly executed and not something I would buy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ETCHY View Post
    That's bloody horrible.
    Quote Originally Posted by JeremyO View Post
    Not for me either, Iíve had better looking Swatches!
    Quote Originally Posted by HookedSeven View Post
    Iíd say that youíre being kind.
    Quote Originally Posted by bwest76 View Post
    No and no again.
    Quote Originally Posted by learningtofly View Post
    That's grotesque.
    Quote Originally Posted by magirus View Post
    Indeed it is.
    Quote Originally Posted by woodacre1983 View Post
    That is hideous!!
    Take your pick, they're all equally valid.
    "Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. The third time it's enemy action."

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    Love the G10, love mechanical stopwatches, but have no need to combine the two here. Some things are better kept separate.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Man of Kent View Post
    Show me 1 watch that everybody agrees is perfect?
    Whether or not that exists, this certainly isn't it. It's not even a perfect 0/10. Maybe a 2. Considerably worse than mere mediocrity, but not quite bad enough to be remembered for years to come like say, Plan 9 From Outer Space.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tetlee View Post
    Love the G10, love mechanical stopwatches, but have no need to combine the two here. Some things are better kept separate.

    Pretty much sums it up for me

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    Quote Originally Posted by woodacre1983 View Post
    That is hideous!!

    Yup! Horrible tweeness trying to be 'heritage'.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tetlee View Post
    Love the G10, love mechanical stopwatches, but have no need to combine the two here. Some things are better kept separate.


    I'm a huge fan of the G10 (I've got several), it's sad somehow to see the case used for that latest abomination.

    Really like that stopwatch by the way, very cool.

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