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Re: New Prospex divers to be released in 2016...

Post by Panerai7 » Fri Jul 29, 2016 9:25 am

WTF is with the winter gloves
Nice watch but honestly I wouldn't be chasing it hard, just another SRP. You got to immediately send it off to remove the crystal cyclops, shame that it's already sapphire. And then the worst part is that someone in china will start stamping these dials, bezels and everything else for 19.99 and then it wont be special anymore
I'll take a regular 773/775/777/779

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Post by Ramonv » Sat Jul 30, 2016 4:37 pm

jswing wrote:
Chocodove wrote:I like it.
Then they only made 199 too many.

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Post by spring-diver » Sat Jul 30, 2016 8:10 pm

59yukon01 wrote:SEIKO ZIMBE SPECIAL EDITION TURTLE UNBOXING! SRPA19K

More I see the more I like.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pDNcihk ... e=youtu.be

That is bad ass!!! Love the finish "honed" :thumbsup:

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Post by r.palace » Sat Jul 30, 2016 8:42 pm

I've been told the LE would run about $700
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Post by 59yukon01 » Sat Jul 30, 2016 9:24 pm

r.palace wrote:I've been told the LE would run about $700
Ouch!

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Post by mellonb1 » Sat Jul 30, 2016 10:31 pm

I've been quoted $945.

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Post by r.palace » Sat Jul 30, 2016 10:55 pm

mellonb1 wrote:I've been quoted $945.
I believe it. They're going to be marked up for sure
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Post by Ramonv » Sun Jul 31, 2016 1:43 am

mellonb1 wrote:I've been quoted $945.
Hi, where can I get a quote ?

Thanks

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Post by andrema » Sun Jul 31, 2016 7:22 am

That is a stupid price


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Post by 59yukon01 » Sun Jul 31, 2016 8:23 am

mellonb1 wrote:I've been quoted $945.
Same here. Was it from CTG Watch?

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Post by Panerai7 » Sun Jul 31, 2016 8:28 am

I think for that $ I'd do Mark's mod instead

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Post by andrema » Sun Jul 31, 2016 8:48 am

Panerai7 wrote:I think for that $ I'd do Mark's mod instead
You could do just straight DLC, with no other modifications for around $400 (including the watch).
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Post by Ryeguy » Sun Jul 31, 2016 5:05 pm

My wife actually commented that she liked my 773. Out of all my watches, I think she has only given unsolicited positive comments about the MM300 and this NAFT. She must be a Seiko fan.

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Post by jswing » Mon Aug 01, 2016 4:21 am

$900+ and you have to change the crystal? No thank you.

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Post by toxicavenger » Mon Aug 01, 2016 8:27 am

over $550 I wouldn't be a buyer

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Post by 59yukon01 » Mon Aug 01, 2016 9:04 am

Read on WUS someone picked one up at a store and mentioned he noticed several of the Zimbe models there had misaligned chapter rings. He recommended not buying site unseen. For an almost $1K LE that's just plain unacceptable on Seikos part.

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Post by andrema » Mon Aug 01, 2016 9:12 am

59yukon01 wrote:Read on WUS someone picked one up at a store and mentioned he noticed several of the Zimbe models there had misaligned chapter rings. He recommended not buying site unseen. For an almost $1K LE that's just plain unacceptable on Seikos part.
It's tough for machines to do QC before shipment :shrug:
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Post by jswing » Mon Aug 01, 2016 10:03 am

toxicavenger wrote:over $550 I wouldn't be a buyer
Honestly I'd be hard pressed to pay any more than for a normal SRP. I don't see any value added beyond the extra strap. (and since I'd never wear the bracelet, that's a wash) I realize it also has sapphire, but that was ruined with the cyclops, so that'd have to be replaced making the value even less to me. I'm definitely not the target market for this watch.

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Post by Panerai7 » Mon Aug 01, 2016 10:08 am

jswing wrote:
toxicavenger wrote:over $550 I wouldn't be a buyer
Honestly I'd be hard pressed to pay any more than for a normal SRP. I don't see any value added beyond the extra strap. (and since I'd never wear the bracelet, that's a wash) I realize it also has sapphire, but that was ruined with the cyclops, so that'd have to be replaced making the value even less to me. I'm definitely not the target market for this watch.
+1 I was just typing something similar
SRP all in all is a 250-300 dollar watch tops.
I'd have a hard time paying 2X Sumo or Shogun money for a turtle.

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Post by 59yukon01 » Mon Aug 01, 2016 10:42 am

andrema wrote:
59yukon01 wrote:Read on WUS someone picked one up at a store and mentioned he noticed several of the Zimbe models there had misaligned chapter rings. He recommended not buying site unseen. For an almost $1K LE that's just plain unacceptable on Seikos part.
It's tough for machines to do QC before shipment :shrug:
Some are available now as there are new wrist shots showing up on WUS.

This is from SCWF posted by S.L.

http://www.thewatchsite.com/showthread.php?p=1862330


Picked up a couple today (please do not ask me, I am inundated by requests and if I can manage more once the already promised ones have been taken care of I will start go through already received pm's with requests). RRP was about 23.600THB IIRC and some (but not as much as for bog standard references) discount available of course. <br />
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Unfortunately I looked at 5 watches of this reference (SRPA19K) that my AD had and only 2 were perfect from a chapter ring/dial alignment perspective. I would not recommend buying unseen or without seeing detailed pictures of the watch in question.

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Post by mellonb1 » Mon Aug 01, 2016 11:22 am

Looks great but not for a grand.

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Post by Panerai7 » Mon Aug 01, 2016 11:33 am

That Cyclops spreading over day AND date is money :lol:

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Post by mellonb1 » Mon Aug 01, 2016 11:43 am

Panerai7 wrote:That Cyclops spreading over day AND date is money :lol:
Worst looking cyclops I've ever seen. Not sure what the designer saw when they gave it the thumbs up.

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Post by andrema » Mon Aug 01, 2016 11:46 am

They should just make the whole dial a Cyclops at this juncture...holy hell that is big
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Re: New Prospex divers to be released in 2016...

Post by spring-diver » Fri Aug 05, 2016 11:38 am

Looks awesome !!! Minus the cyclops of course and the strap is a great combo!!
Ware it well, you scored :thumbsup:

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