Karlskrona Artillerist Basic Field Watch - Prototype update

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Karlskrona Artillerist Basic Field Watch - Prototype update

Post by Bradystraps » Tue Aug 15, 2017 12:44 pm

Working on having the prototype ready in the next few weeks.




Specifications

Case Material: 316L Stainless Steel
Case Size: 41mm X 48mm, Drilled Lug Holes
Case Thickness: 12mm
Lug Width: 20mm
Movement: Sellita SW200-1 Automatic (Hacking)
Water Resistance: 200M
Lume: Karlskrona K3 Blend (Similar to Baltic/Nordic Shield)
Crown: Screw Down, Signed
Case Back: Screw Down, Signed
Crystal: AR Coated Flat Sapphire
Straps: Karlskrona Ryttare Water Resistant Leather, Karlskrona Greyson Nylon Zulu
Accessories: Signed Zipper Travel Case
Warranty: 12 Months
Target Price: $495.00
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Re: Karlskrona Artillerist Basic Field Watch - Blasted or Brushed Finish?

Post by Panerai7 » Tue Aug 15, 2017 12:50 pm

I hate that it looks so much like Sinn, no offense

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Re: Karlskrona Artillerist Basic Field Watch - Blasted or Brushed Finish?

Post by tattoo chef » Tue Aug 15, 2017 2:19 pm

I don't mind the blasted finish.

One thing I will comment on is the use of Swiss at 6. It just wreaks of marketing. We in the know are aware it does not mean anything more than movement but to the non Watch enthusiasts it gives them the impression it is Swiss made, which it is not.
It's like the made in USA or USA on the dial.
In my opinion if it is not Swiss made, do not put Swiss anywhere on the dial.


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Re: Karlskrona Artillerist Basic Field Watch - Blasted or Brushed Finish?

Post by Jeep99dad » Tue Aug 15, 2017 2:47 pm

I usually like brushed SS but for this watch I feel BB would work well
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Re: Karlskrona Artillerist Basic Field Watch - Blasted or Brushed Finish?

Post by deepcdvr » Tue Aug 15, 2017 6:39 pm

Brushed lasts longer than bead blasted. I have a great Glycine field watch that is blasted and it shows wear very quickly.

Love the look, btw, even though I agree it is sinn'ish.
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Re: Karlskrona Artillerist Basic Field Watch - Blasted or Brushed Finish?

Post by JP Chestnut » Tue Aug 15, 2017 6:41 pm

Blasted finish looks uglier and wears worse. Do what you want.

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Re: Karlskrona Artillerist Basic Field Watch - Blasted or Brushed Finish?

Post by james80 » Tue Aug 15, 2017 8:09 pm

Brushed, can you use "Swiss" on the dial?

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Re: Karlskrona Artillerist Basic Field Watch - Blasted or Brushed Finish?

Post by DenverBuff » Wed Aug 16, 2017 8:27 am

I like it a ton. Brushed please.

And yeah, dump the "Swiss" thing. Not required.

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Re: Karlskrona Artillerist Basic Field Watch - Blasted or Brushed Finish?

Post by Bradystraps » Wed Aug 16, 2017 9:34 am

Leaning brushed. Perhaps I produce a small run of blasted watches as well and offer a choice.
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Re: Karlskrona Artillerist Basic Field Watch - Blasted or Brushed Finish?

Post by Bradystraps » Fri Aug 18, 2017 9:51 am

Decided I will offer both brushed and blasted finish watches.

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Post by Jeep99dad » Fri Aug 18, 2017 12:26 pm

I really look forward to seeing it
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Re: Karlskrona Artillerist Basic Field Watch - Blasted or Brushed Finish?

Post by mikeylacroix » Fri Aug 18, 2017 6:17 pm

Brushed. No swiss

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Re: Karlskrona Artillerist Basic Field Watch - Blasted or Brushed Finish?

Post by Joeprez » Fri Aug 18, 2017 7:49 pm

White dial?


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Re: Karlskrona Artillerist Basic Field Watch - Blasted or Brushed Finish?

Post by Jeep99dad » Sat Aug 19, 2017 11:44 am

Joeprez wrote:White dial?


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Re: Karlskrona Artillerist Basic Field Watch - Blasted or Brushed Finish?

Post by CGSshorty » Sat Aug 19, 2017 2:50 pm

Is there a profile rendering?
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Re: Karlskrona Artillerist Basic Field Watch - Blasted or Brushed Finish?

Post by Bradystraps » Mon Aug 21, 2017 6:41 pm

White dial? :think:
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Re: Karlskrona Artillerist Basic Field Watch - Blasted or Brushed Finish?

Post by 59yukon01 » Mon Aug 21, 2017 7:12 pm

Bradystraps wrote:White dial? :think:
Yes....would like to see some renderings.
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Re: Karlskrona Artillerist Basic Field Watch - Prototype expected early December

Post by Bradystraps » Thu Nov 16, 2017 12:05 pm

Working on having the prototype ready in the next few weeks.
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Re: Karlskrona Artillerist Basic Field Watch - Prototype update

Post by Bradystraps » Tue Feb 06, 2018 7:01 pm

Prototype of blasted finish case. The crown will not be polished on the production watches.
I am still deciding on the final case finish, blasted or brushed.

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Re: Karlskrona Artillerist Basic Field Watch - Prototype update

Post by tattoo chef » Tue Feb 06, 2018 7:19 pm

Bradystraps wrote:Prototype of blasted finish case. The crown will not be polished on the production watches.
I am still deciding on the final case finish, blasted or brushed.

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Your pictures suck; so it’s hard to see how nice the bead blasting is, but I still will probably lean towards blasted.


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Re: Karlskrona Artillerist Basic Field Watch - Prototype update

Post by Bradystraps » Tue Feb 06, 2018 7:30 pm

tattoo chef wrote:
Tue Feb 06, 2018 7:19 pm
Bradystraps wrote:Prototype of blasted finish case. The crown will not be polished on the production watches.
I am still deciding on the final case finish, blasted or brushed.

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Your pictures suck; so it’s hard to see how nice the bead blasting is, but I still will probably lean towards blasted.


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Re: Karlskrona Artillerist Basic Field Watch - Prototype update

Post by CGSshorty » Tue Feb 06, 2018 8:58 pm

This watch needs drilled lugs.
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Re: Karlskrona Artillerist Basic Field Watch - Prototype update

Post by Jeep99dad » Wed Feb 07, 2018 6:19 am

CGSshorty wrote:This watch needs drilled lugs.
X2 was just thinking the same thing ImageImage
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Re: Karlskrona Artillerist Basic Field Watch - Prototype update

Post by Bradystraps » Wed Feb 07, 2018 6:50 am

Jeep99dad wrote:
Wed Feb 07, 2018 6:19 am
CGSshorty wrote:This watch needs drilled lugs.
X2 was just thinking the same thing ImageImage

Input noted and strongly being considered. 👍🏼
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Re: Karlskrona Artillerist Basic Field Watch - Prototype update

Post by mikeylacroix » Wed Feb 07, 2018 7:09 am

Jeep99dad wrote:
CGSshorty wrote:This watch needs drilled lugs.
X2 was just thinking the same thing ImageImage
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