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New Damasko D-Sub1 Diver

Post by logan2z » Thu Sep 22, 2016 7:27 am

Announced on WUS:

...completely made out of seawater resistant German submarine steel. When I write "completely" it says that both, case and bracelet, are made of U-Boot steel. The bracelet, most parts being visually identical to the ice-hardened bracelet, features an in-house developed and in-house made deployant clasp with a diver's extension. A rubber strap option (Hirsch) will also be available.

The watch is equipped with an elaboré grade ETA 2824-2 and is rated wr up to 300M. The sapphire crystal is slightly domed and ar-coated on the outside and inside The bezel is easy to grip and operate. The current model features a blue dial, other colours will be available later on.



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Re: New Damasko D-Sub1 Diver

Post by jswing » Thu Sep 22, 2016 7:37 am

Well, the idea of a Damasko diver is enticing, but that doesn't look so good to me. Don't like the blue, don't like the yellow (or orange, I'm not sure) don't like the date placement, don't like the hands, and don't like outer AR coating. I guess I'm not the target market.

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Re: New Damasko D-Sub1 Diver

Post by Panerai7 » Thu Sep 22, 2016 7:38 am

No, in soooo many ways

I've seen better looking micros

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Re: New Damasko D-Sub1 Diver

Post by aikiman44 » Thu Sep 22, 2016 7:41 am

Not doing it for me either. Out of style rather than retro.
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Re: New Damasko D-Sub1 Diver

Post by hidden by leaves » Thu Sep 22, 2016 8:05 am

Huh. I've been looking at this brand and liking them a lot lately for their simple understated designs (the flieger styles)... so to me this looks completely out of character from them. Hope it's a one-time thing!
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Re: New Damasko D-Sub1 Diver

Post by ds760476 » Thu Sep 22, 2016 8:09 am

I sort of like the second hand. (grasping at straws trying to be positive...)

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Re: New Damasko D-Sub1 Diver

Post by logan2z » Thu Sep 22, 2016 8:14 am

ds760476 wrote:I sort of like the second hand. (grasping at straws trying to be positive...)
The crown is nice ;)

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Re: New Damasko D-Sub1 Diver

Post by hoppyjr » Thu Sep 22, 2016 8:17 am

No, I don't care for it. Even if I did the crappy service would keep me away.

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Re: New Damasko D-Sub1 Diver

Post by logan2z » Thu Sep 22, 2016 8:17 am

jswing wrote:don't like the date placement
Yeah, odd choice of date placement given that there's plenty of dial real estate at '3'.

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Re: New Damasko D-Sub1 Diver

Post by mattcantwin » Thu Sep 22, 2016 8:41 am

Glad I don't like it since I won't buy another Damasko.
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Re: New Damasko D-Sub1 Diver

Post by dnslater » Thu Sep 22, 2016 8:41 am

I kind of like it, but I like the Sinn U-series better and see no reason to get this over a U-series. I'm still upset about how it took them years to do a bracelet and then screwed it up with a non-tapering monstrosity with giant fasteners. Yes, the date placement just looks random on the Blue dial.

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Re: New Damasko D-Sub1 Diver

Post by andrema » Thu Sep 22, 2016 8:45 am

I'm going to buy it just for the CS experience!
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Re: New Damasko D-Sub1 Diver

Post by mellonb1 » Thu Sep 22, 2016 8:47 am

There's nothing that I like about this one. Swing and a big miss.

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Re: New Damasko D-Sub1 Diver

Post by toxicavenger » Thu Sep 22, 2016 8:54 am

looks like something released 10 years ago

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Re: New Damasko D-Sub1 Diver

Post by andrema » Thu Sep 22, 2016 8:56 am

toxicavenger wrote:looks like something released 10 years ago
Well, that is a quick turnaround considering their CS is like something from the dark ages...
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Re: New Damasko D-Sub1 Diver

Post by Ryeguy » Thu Sep 22, 2016 8:58 am

Yep - a poor imitation of a Sinn U series.

Also, if you are going to stick the date window in the middle of a field of blue dial space, why they heck don't you use a color matched date wheel background?

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New Damasko D-Sub1 Diver

Post by r.palace » Thu Sep 22, 2016 9:07 am

I like that the date window is floating in the sea of blue. Ties in with the submarine steel shtick
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Re: New Damasko D-Sub1 Diver

Post by CGSshorty » Thu Sep 22, 2016 9:16 am

I like the bezel.
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Re: New Damasko D-Sub1 Diver

Post by mikeylacroix » Thu Sep 22, 2016 9:29 am

Oris aquis wannabe?

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Re: New Damasko D-Sub1 Diver

Post by jimyritz » Thu Sep 22, 2016 9:44 am

:raised: yuck!

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Re: New Damasko D-Sub1 Diver

Post by streetracer101 » Thu Sep 22, 2016 9:46 am

toxicavenger wrote:looks like something released 10 years ago
My thought. Looks like a micro that would've cost $400 10 yrs ago.

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Re: New Damasko D-Sub1 Diver

Post by JP Chestnut » Thu Sep 22, 2016 9:47 am

Jesus. Damasko design has gone to shit.

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Re: New Damasko D-Sub1 Diver

Post by dnslater » Thu Sep 22, 2016 9:59 am

If anyone wants a German diver with Blue and Orange contrast, Archimede is a better deal.

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Re: New Damasko D-Sub1 Diver

Post by Panerai7 » Thu Sep 22, 2016 11:56 am

I love Archimede and their direct to consumer model. Very affordable for a true Made in Germany watch

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Re: New Damasko D-Sub1 Diver

Post by Seppia » Thu Sep 22, 2016 12:33 pm

The idea of the submarine steel would be awesome if the watch didn't look like shit :)

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