New to me 5000T Caribbean

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New to me 5000T Caribbean

Post by Chocodove » Mon Feb 29, 2016 4:32 pm

I had a 5000T Sharkhunter that was part of the sell off for my 114060, and for some reason of all the watches I let go I always missed the Doxa the most (along with my PO 2500). Say what you will about the current iteration of the company, but I love the designs. To me, it's exactly what a dive watch should look like. Especially the Caribbean dials, which I think are some of the best blues out there.

I trolled recon regularly for quite a while and whenever a 5000T was listed, it was either grossly overpriced, snapped up quickly, or I simply didn't have the cash at the time. Luckily, a 5000T Caribbean popped up the other day at what I felt was a fair price and to top it off, it's the COSC version of the ETA 2892 movement with a later date on the warranty card. The previous owner also brushed the polished parts of the bracelet, which I actually prefer. This will spend most of its time on an Iso, however.

I had to have it, so here we are.

Happy to have this going into the warmer months, I'm sure it will be a constant on my wrist during the many days I spend at the beach.

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Re: New to me 5000T Caribbean

Post by HapaHapa » Mon Feb 29, 2016 4:37 pm

Looking good! Nice find
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Post by kfalk » Mon Feb 29, 2016 4:45 pm

Nice!
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Post by rockmastermike » Mon Feb 29, 2016 4:54 pm

Solid!

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Post by toxicavenger » Mon Feb 29, 2016 5:01 pm

i will blow you for it (in plain speak it means "nice watch")

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New to me 5000T Caribbean

Post by Chocodove » Mon Feb 29, 2016 5:05 pm

Thanks, all!
toxicavenger wrote:i will blow you for it (in plain speak it means "nice watch")
Terry, I'll let you know if this ever goes up FBOS :lol:
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Post by r.palace » Mon Feb 29, 2016 6:17 pm

My favorite looking Doxa I've seen in recent times. Just awesome, congrats Todd :cheers:
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Post by dukerules » Mon Feb 29, 2016 6:19 pm

Very nice :thumbsup:

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Post by jeckyll » Mon Feb 29, 2016 8:51 pm

Great blue. :cheers:
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Post by BBK357 » Mon Feb 29, 2016 8:57 pm

If I ever bought a doxa- it would be blue
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Post by blowfish89 » Mon Feb 29, 2016 9:23 pm

Very nice, love the blue dial, and hadn't seen steel hands on a Doxa.
I also want a blue (or preferably turquoise) Doxa for my first - but probably not gonna happen this year.

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Post by 1watchaholic » Mon Feb 29, 2016 10:04 pm

Congrats! Mine says "Hello!" :cheers:

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Post by Terpits » Mon Feb 29, 2016 10:13 pm

Nice one Todd

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Post by Chocodove » Tue Mar 01, 2016 5:36 am

Thanks, fellas! :cheers:
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Post by Joe C » Tue Mar 01, 2016 5:58 am

Great watch... Had one of those some years back.... Always loved the blue on the Doxas.... Enjoy it
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Post by patstarrx » Tue Mar 01, 2016 6:09 am

Chocodove wrote:Thanks, all!
toxicavenger wrote:i will blow you for it (in plain speak it means "nice watch")
Terry, I'll let you know if this ever goes up FBOS :lol:
I'll buy it from u just so that homo can blome for it.
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Post by Chronos » Tue Mar 01, 2016 7:16 am

What a great find!

I love my 5000T Professional (orange). The steel hands and raised indices add a nice touch of class to a tool diver. My favorite DOXA. I think I may need to find a DOXA Caribbean.

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Post by 425ranger » Tue Mar 01, 2016 7:43 am

I love that watch and it's darker blue dial.
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Post by mellonb1 » Tue Mar 01, 2016 7:50 am

Nice Todd. Love the blue Caribbean.

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Post by jimyritz » Tue Mar 01, 2016 8:24 am

Like Doxa Blue--very nice, congrats :thumbsup:

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Post by mattcantwin » Tue Mar 01, 2016 10:39 am

Looking good! :thumbsup:
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Post by r.palace » Sun Mar 20, 2016 5:17 am

Andrew's recent post about Doxa had me come back here and call dibs on this one :grin:
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Re: New to me 5000T Caribbean

Post by Chocodove » Sun Mar 20, 2016 6:14 am

r.palace wrote:Andrew's recent post about Doxa had me come back here and call dibs on this one :grin:
:lol: You got it.
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Post by hobbit712 » Sun Mar 20, 2016 6:44 am

Missed this earlier. Nice find!
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Re: New to me 5000T Caribbean

Post by Joe C » Sun Mar 20, 2016 6:58 am

keep come my back to this one...killer watch
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