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Re: I might be a Kobold fanboy again

Post by hoppyjr » Wed May 07, 2014 5:27 pm

CGSshorty wrote:
jeckyll wrote:I like it. Except for the date window, it looks wrong and 'squished' to me :shrug:
It needs to go.
Agreed. I wouldn't mind a no-date version.

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Post by aikiman44 » Wed May 07, 2014 5:38 pm

That is a beauty!
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Post by t20569cald » Wed May 07, 2014 6:35 pm

like that myself
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Re: I might be a Kobold fanboy again

Post by YOHOHO » Wed May 07, 2014 6:41 pm

that's a winner.

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Re: I might be a Kobold fanboy again

Post by Drop of a Hat » Wed May 07, 2014 7:24 pm

Love brown dials.

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Re: I might be a Kobold fanboy again

Post by kempoman » Wed May 07, 2014 7:45 pm

For some reasons, Mike Kobold is good in spotting manly design and color.
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Re: I might be a Kobold fanboy again

Post by smalls » Wed May 07, 2014 7:48 pm

I'm surprised I like this. Maybe I do get Kobold.

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Post by Knome » Thu May 08, 2014 1:54 pm

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also this

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Re: I might be a Kobold fanboy again

Post by Grahamcombat » Thu May 08, 2014 2:22 pm

Knome wrote:Image

also this
+1. I love this.

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Re: I might be a Kobold fanboy again

Post by foodle » Thu May 08, 2014 3:24 pm

:thumbsup: no date is the way to go

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Re: I might be a Kobold fanboy again

Post by marchone » Thu May 08, 2014 3:26 pm

+1
CGSshorty wrote:I love my new Soarway, and this new SMG is hot.

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Where is this SMG model? I can't find it on the Kobold website. The SMG-2 has its crown at 8.
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Re: I might be a Kobold fanboy again

Post by CGSshorty » Thu May 08, 2014 3:44 pm

marchone wrote:+1
CGSshorty wrote:I love my new Soarway, and this new SMG is hot.

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Where is this SMG model? I can't find it on the Kobold website. The SMG-2 has its crown at 8.
It's not on the site yet. Check their Facebook page.
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Re: I might be a Kobold fanboy again

Post by marchone » Thu May 08, 2014 3:48 pm

Thanks, Chris.

Ah. SMG-2 Desert. I like it. Been looking for a GMT to fit into my short list.

I think it would be better without the date function. Not for aesthetic reasons but I don't understand a date function in a GMT if you're tracking a time zone on the other side of the International Date Line. It is too confusing at a glance.
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Post by Drop of a Hat » Thu May 08, 2014 4:47 pm

Is it coated? What with?

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Post by CGSshorty » Thu May 08, 2014 4:51 pm

Drop of a Hat wrote:Is it coated? What with?
I would assume it is PVD.
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Re: I might be a Kobold fanboy again

Post by unixshrk » Thu May 08, 2014 4:52 pm

Drop of a Hat wrote:Is it coated? What with?
Says stainless steel with DLC coating

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Post by Drop of a Hat » Thu May 08, 2014 5:03 pm

unixshrk wrote:
Drop of a Hat wrote:Is it coated? What with?
Says stainless steel with DLC coating
Interesting. Looks almost brown and ceramic coating-ish.

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Re: I might be a Kobold fanboy again

Post by CGSshorty » Thu May 08, 2014 5:06 pm

Drop of a Hat wrote:
unixshrk wrote:
Drop of a Hat wrote:Is it coated? What with?
Says stainless steel with DLC coating
Interesting. Looks almost brown and ceramic coating-ish.
It is tan/brown. PVD and DLC can be done in any color you like, not just black.
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Re: I might be a Kobold fanboy again

Post by unixshrk » Thu May 08, 2014 5:10 pm

Drop of a Hat wrote:
unixshrk wrote:
Drop of a Hat wrote:Is it coated? What with?
Says stainless steel with DLC coating
Interesting. Looks almost brown and ceramic coating-ish.

I think Aquadive had a brown Dlc crown at some point. Apparently the shade of the watch, shiny vs matte, and a pigment can do some cool stuff

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Re: I might be a Kobold fanboy again

Post by Joe C » Thu May 08, 2014 6:59 pm

Very Nice :thumbsup:
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Re: I might be a Kobold fanboy again

Post by FlyPenFly » Thu May 08, 2014 11:49 pm

Kind of wish the date window was beveled.

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Re: I might be a Kobold fanboy again

Post by alund » Fri May 09, 2014 3:48 am

I do like this Kobold. I like the strap and dial color..

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Re: I might be a Kobold fanboy again

Post by CGSshorty » Fri May 30, 2014 5:59 pm

hoppyjr wrote:
CGSshorty wrote:
jeckyll wrote:I like it. Except for the date window, it looks wrong and 'squished' to me :shrug:
It needs to go.
Agreed. I wouldn't mind a no-date version.
Kobold quoted me $500 to have a no date dial produced. Pass.
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Re: I might be a Kobold fanboy again

Post by hoppyjr » Fri May 30, 2014 6:06 pm

Since we're on the subject....

This is the blue dial Soarway Diver, brushed case, that they made for me. I'm contemplating my options..... :think:
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Re: I might be a Kobold fanboy again

Post by CGSshorty » Fri May 30, 2014 6:07 pm

That is gorgeous.
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