Karlskrona Midnattssol *** Revised Renderings - Take Two ***

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Karlskrona Midnattssol *** Revised Renderings - Take Two ***

Post by Bradystraps » Fri Sep 22, 2017 11:15 am

Karlskrona Midnattssol Dive Watch

Specifications

Case Material: 316L Stainless Steel, Brushed Finish, Drilled lug holes
Case Size: 43mm X 49mm
Case Thickness: 13.5mm
Lug Width: 22mm
Movement: Seiko NH35 Automatic (Hacking)
Water Resistance: 300M
Bezel: 120 Click Rotating, Steel
Crown: Screw Down, Signed
Case Back: Screw Down, Signed
Crystal: AR Coated Flat Sapphire
Strap: Nylon NATO/Karlskrona Rubber Dive Strap
Accessories: Signed Zipper Travel Case
Warranty: 12 Months

DWC Member Price: $229.00
Available: January 2018





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Post by 59yukon01 » Fri Sep 22, 2017 11:41 am

I like it so far! Maybe you should get with Terry to supply the Natos. Can live with the name as long as people don't associate it with the French-Swedish TV series.
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Post by Bill L. » Fri Sep 22, 2017 11:45 am

It looks really good. When can we pre order?

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Post by Bradystraps » Fri Sep 22, 2017 12:53 pm

59yukon01 wrote:
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I like it so far! Maybe you should get with Terry to supply the Natos. Can live with the name as long as people don't associate it with the French-Swedish TV series. Image

Yup... I'm aware of that show. Hopefully their stars will order one. ;)

I considered the English translation "Midnight Sun" as well.
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Post by unsub073 » Fri Sep 22, 2017 2:48 pm

I immediately thought of the band even though it's missing an "s"


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Post by gonzomantis » Fri Sep 22, 2017 4:02 pm

Looks nice. Any chance you can reduce the case height?

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Post by Chocodove » Fri Sep 22, 2017 4:08 pm

Looks pretty good, Todd. Orange looks correct.
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Post by Panerai7 » Fri Sep 22, 2017 4:58 pm

Looks good, I'm in.
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Post by andrema » Fri Sep 22, 2017 5:03 pm

I may get one for my Thursday night disc golf league
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Post by djh1201 » Fri Sep 22, 2017 6:06 pm

Nice! Although I'm not sure I'm in love with the hands.

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Post by Jeep99dad » Fri Sep 22, 2017 9:16 pm

I think the hands and hour markers need a tad thicker/ more pronounced black border maybe
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Post by tattoo chef » Sat Sep 23, 2017 3:53 am

I don’t know if it’s just the rendering but please make that second hand reach the seconds indices. Way too short as is.


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Post by Bradystraps » Sat Sep 23, 2017 9:45 am

I am playing with some hand set variations.
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Post by andrema » Sat Sep 23, 2017 12:59 pm

Hands too short
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Post by Axelay2003 » Sat Sep 23, 2017 3:35 pm

gonzomantis wrote:
Fri Sep 22, 2017 4:02 pm
Looks nice. Any chance you can reduce the case height?
That would be nice. Assuming you will not be able to reduce the thickness of the case(reduction of case thickness is preferable), if you could shave off 2mm by making the sapphire crystal flat, it would be better, IMO.
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Post by Bradystraps » Sat Sep 23, 2017 4:36 pm

Axelay2003 wrote:
Sat Sep 23, 2017 3:35 pm
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Fri Sep 22, 2017 4:02 pm
Looks nice. Any chance you can reduce the case height?
That would be nice. Assuming you will not be able to reduce the thickness of the case(reduction of case thickness is preferable), if you could shave off 2mm by making the sapphire crystal flat, it would be better, IMO.

I can use a flat crystal. That and the thinner bezel profile will shave a bit off.
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Post by Jeep99dad » Sun Sep 24, 2017 11:33 am

tattoo chef wrote:I don’t know if it’s just the rendering but please make that second hand reach the seconds indices. Way too short as is.


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Post by Jeep99dad » Sun Sep 24, 2017 11:34 am

The dome crystal was a nice feature giving depth tho. Can do a slimmer mid-case ?
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Post by Jeep99dad » Sun Sep 24, 2017 12:19 pm

Any way to get a rendering with the lumed ceramic bezel? I liked it and many in your potential market/audience like that feature. They may perceive it as a negative and loss of a key feature ?
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Post by Bradystraps » Sun Sep 24, 2017 1:01 pm

Thank you, Brice. :thumbsup:

As always, I am happy to build what you guys think is best. I can consider also doing a lumed black bezel insert version. I'd prefer to stay with one type of crystal and I'm thinking flat this time around as it will keep the overall thickness down a tad making it easier to wear with buttoned sleeve shirts etc.

Please chime in and let me know your thoughts.

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Post by CGSshorty » Sun Sep 24, 2017 1:37 pm

I’d prefer a black bezel, like the Sumo.

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Post by Jeep99dad » Sun Sep 24, 2017 5:31 pm

Comparo with black bezel
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Post by djh1201 » Sun Sep 24, 2017 6:04 pm

Personally think the steel bezel looks much better. Just need to change the hands, slim down the markers, lengthen the second hand.

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Post by CGSshorty » Sun Sep 24, 2017 6:09 pm

Jeep99dad wrote:Comparo with black bezel
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The black one looks better to me. I bet if you asked 100 people the results would be close to 50/50.
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Post by JP Chestnut » Sun Sep 24, 2017 6:29 pm

Black looks better. Crown looks really weird. I don't like it at all.

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