Just arrived - Damasko DA38

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Just arrived - Damasko DA38

Post by stonehead887 » Fri Jan 19, 2018 4:46 am

Well after a bit of a cock up with ordering, my Christmas present has finally arrived. Damasko DA38 on leather. Absolutely love it. 40mm case and 20mm lugs, super comfortable. Great specs with ice hardened case and double AR.
I have the Damasko bracelet incoming for it too but the leather strap is good and the blue stitching a nice touch.
This watch has been reviewed so on to the pics
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Post by bedlam » Fri Jan 19, 2018 4:58 am

Love these :-)

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Post by jimyritz » Fri Jan 19, 2018 5:05 am

Congrats on that one....Love to hear what you think about the bracelet when you get it.

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Post by rockmastermike » Fri Jan 19, 2018 6:16 am

Have always wanted to try one of these but I am dog chasing a squirrel - yours looks awesome

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Post by hobbit712 » Fri Jan 19, 2018 6:34 am

Very nice! Love my DA47
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Post by aikiman44 » Fri Jan 19, 2018 6:42 am

Congratulations from another Damasko fan.
They look great and are virtually indestructible.
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Post by andy tims » Fri Jan 19, 2018 6:43 am

:thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Post by Denizen » Fri Jan 19, 2018 10:52 am

Congrats! I'd really love to see pics and hear your feedback on the bracelet when it comes.

I've had my DA36 for so many years now...bought it when Damakso first offered it. It still looks basically new with the ice-hardened steel. Held up very well.

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Post by apnk » Fri Jan 19, 2018 11:29 am

Congrats! They're great little watches I've had both the DA47 and DA46 versions

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Post by hoppyjr » Fri Jan 19, 2018 12:23 pm

The non-chrono models are the ones to own. I like the blue hand too.

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Post by spring-diver » Fri Jan 19, 2018 1:12 pm

This looks great
When I’m done with my Sinn binge, Damasko is next in line


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Post by 1954Selmer » Fri Jan 19, 2018 2:30 pm

Badass watch! Enjoy

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Post by stonehead887 » Fri Jan 19, 2018 2:43 pm

I have really been enjoying this one so far. Getting in to some of the finer details; the case finish is super smooth and very tactile. Visually it looks like it may have a rough finish but it almost feels 'soft... only way I can explain it. I really appreciate the fine and narrow taper on the lug ends, they almost come to a sharp point. Dial is super clear, lume is ok, if it had Armida strength lume, it would be killer.
The strap is softening up nicely already and has nice added detail of small leather flap under the buckle. Looking forward to getting the bracelet strap and will see if I can do a bit of a review when it comes in.

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Post by Quicksilver9365 » Fri Jan 19, 2018 2:43 pm

Congrats. Had one for awhile. Great watch but my DA44 won over the 38. The bracelet fit on both so that was nice. Just wait until that crazy bracelet arrives....German engineering.


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Post by 5661nicholas » Fri Jan 19, 2018 6:02 pm

Seems like a great daily with the size/hardened case, congrats on that pickup!

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Post by CGSshorty » Sat Jan 20, 2018 6:08 am

Congratulations. I’ve been thinking of picking up a DA43 for a while.

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Post by rockmastermike » Sat Jan 20, 2018 6:42 am

CGSshorty wrote:
Sat Jan 20, 2018 6:08 am
Congratulations. I’ve been thinking of picking up a DA43 for a while.

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I was just thinking about white dials and that looks great

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Post by 1954Selmer » Sat Jan 20, 2018 6:54 am

I enjoyed the DA37, but always wanted the 43.

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Post by stonehead887 » Sun Jan 28, 2018 9:11 am

Gonna bump this one. Bracelet has now arrived and it's great. Engineering is amazing but I am having trouble sizing it so hoping someone here can help me. Got the Torx tool and unscrew both sides but that's as far as I get. It looks like there is still a tube that holds the links together but blowed if I know how to remove it. I have been going cross eye looking down the tube and it looks like it has an Allen key shape. Is that right? Do I need another tool? (Lord knows what that question will illicit...). Any help will be appreciated
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Congratulations.....

Post by dmgreen11 » Sun Jan 28, 2018 6:23 pm

Great looking watch, and engineered like no other. Just an overall winner.

Well done.

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Post by HapaHapa » Sun Jan 28, 2018 8:09 pm

stonehead887 wrote:Gonna bump this one. Bracelet has now arrived and it's great. Engineering is amazing but I am having trouble sizing it so hoping someone here can help me. Got the Torx tool and unscrew both sides but that's as far as I get. It looks like there is still a tube that holds the links together but blowed if I know how to remove it. I have been going cross eye looking down the tube and it looks like it has an Allen key shape. Is that right? Do I need another tool? (Lord knows what that question will illicit...). Any help will be appreciated
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Post by toxicavenger » Sun Jan 28, 2018 8:13 pm

Damn that looks great!

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Post by stonehead887 » Mon Jan 29, 2018 1:23 am

Got the bracelet sizing worked out. This thing is ridiculously well engineered. I still can't fit bracelet yet, it has solid end links and tolerances are so tight the spring bar won't even pop in a little. I need a tool to compress both ends at the same time

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Post by streetracer101 » Mon Jan 29, 2018 3:17 am

stonehead887 wrote:Got the bracelet sizing worked out. This thing is ridiculously well engineered. I still can't fit bracelet yet, it has solid end links and tolerances are so tight the spring bar won't even pop in a little. I need a tool to compress both ends at the same time

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