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Raven Venture

Post by gr8sw » Tue Oct 17, 2017 9:12 pm

4 dial colors... 42mm... ETA 2824... $550 pre-order

http://www.ravenwatches.com/venture/

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Re: Raven Venture

Post by JP Chestnut » Tue Oct 17, 2017 9:15 pm

pleasantly flat looking. Tudor should flip the script and rip off this design as a new BB.

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Re: Raven Venture

Post by hoppyjr » Tue Oct 17, 2017 9:21 pm

Ranger dial & hands, plus date

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Re: Raven Venture

Post by CGSshorty » Wed Oct 18, 2017 6:16 am

I’d have preferred a no-date version. Otherwise, it looks good and Raven builds a quality watch.
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Re: Raven Venture

Post by pbj204 » Wed Oct 18, 2017 6:21 am

Still not too fond of the random 30 on the bezel insert

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Re: Raven Venture

Post by toxicavenger » Wed Oct 18, 2017 5:57 pm

CGSshorty wrote:
Wed Oct 18, 2017 6:16 am
I’d have preferred a no-date version. Otherwise, it looks good and Raven builds a quality watch.
Yes they do

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Re: Raven Venture

Post by manitoujoe » Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:33 pm

Nice orange. I dig the hands. The 30 is weird but doesn't bother me.


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Re: Raven Venture

Post by Jeep99dad » Sun Oct 22, 2017 7:28 am

I really like this one. I’ll probably order one once I see the protos he’s getting in soon
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Re: Raven Venture

Post by pbj204 » Thu Oct 26, 2017 7:04 am

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Prototype looks much better than the real thing

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Re: Raven Venture

Post by streetracer101 » Thu Oct 26, 2017 7:51 am

pbj204 wrote:Image

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Prototype looks much better than the real thing
Orange looks duller/less vivid and the crystal looks flat instead of domed. I agree, the rendering looked better.

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Re: Raven Venture

Post by Jeep99dad » Thu Oct 26, 2017 10:43 am

Here they are all together
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I prefer #4 and #7
But I liked the orange in the renderings better too. Still like it tho
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Re: Raven Venture

Post by Jeep99dad » Thu Oct 26, 2017 10:44 am

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Date wheel will be white in the orange.

Fully lumed bezel on all
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Re: Raven Venture

Post by andrema » Fri Oct 27, 2017 5:19 am

I'd love a no date. It's nice to see a cool design finally come out. That color is perfect!
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Post by CGSshorty » Fri Oct 27, 2017 6:01 am

andrema wrote:I'd love a no date. It's nice to see a cool design finally come out. That color is perfect!
I mentioned a no-date option to Steve several times. I think I pissed him off.
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Post by Jeep99dad » Fri Oct 27, 2017 6:55 am

He definitely doesn’t want to do a ND with a date ETA mvt. I asked too. Not in the works at all for this release.
For the orange dial date wheel is staying is black.

I want one but not sure which yet
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Re: Raven Venture

Post by andrema » Fri Oct 27, 2017 7:09 am

Jeep99dad wrote:
Fri Oct 27, 2017 6:55 am
He definitely doesn’t want to do a ND with a date ETA mvt. I asked too. Not in the works at all for this release.
For the orange dial date wheel is staying is black.

I want one but not sure which yet
With that being said. Of the choices offered IMO, the olive with orange second hand is the best looking.
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Re: Raven Venture

Post by CGSshorty » Fri Oct 27, 2017 7:27 am

andrema wrote:
Jeep99dad wrote:
Fri Oct 27, 2017 6:55 am
He definitely doesn’t want to do a ND with a date ETA mvt. I asked too. Not in the works at all for this release.
For the orange dial date wheel is staying is black.

I want one but not sure which yet
With that being said. Of the choices offered IMO, the olive with orange second hand is the best looking.
I like the blue/grey with orange hand. The date window sticks out like a sore thumb, though.
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Re: Raven Venture

Post by tattoo chef » Fri Oct 27, 2017 7:29 am

CGSshorty wrote:
andrema wrote:I'd love a no date. It's nice to see a cool design finally come out. That color is perfect!
I mentioned a no-date option to Steve several times. I think I pissed him off.
Yeah I asked a few times as well. He said something to the effect of that it is not good to remove the date from the movement as it’s intended to be a date movement.


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Re: Raven Venture

Post by Jeep99dad » Fri Oct 27, 2017 7:35 am

andrema wrote:
Jeep99dad wrote:
Fri Oct 27, 2017 6:55 am
He definitely doesn’t want to do a ND with a date ETA mvt. I asked too. Not in the works at all for this release.
For the orange dial date wheel is staying is black.

I want one but not sure which yet
With that being said. Of the choices offered IMO, the olive with orange second hand is the best looking.
CGSshorty wrote:
andrema wrote:
Jeep99dad wrote:
Fri Oct 27, 2017 6:55 am
He definitely doesn’t want to do a ND with a date ETA mvt. I asked too. Not in the works at all for this release.
For the orange dial date wheel is staying is black.

I want one but not sure which yet
With that being said. Of the choices offered IMO, the olive with orange second hand is the best looking.
I like the blue/grey with orange hand. The date window sticks out like a sore thumb, though.
These two have come to the top for me too though I wanted the orange from early stage
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Post by CGSshorty » Fri Oct 27, 2017 7:36 am

I don’t understand his sudden aversion to removing the date function. He has done it in the past and other manufacturers do it all the time.
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Re: Raven Venture

Post by Jeep99dad » Fri Oct 27, 2017 9:35 am

CGSshorty wrote:I don’t understand his sudden aversion to removing the date function. He has done it in the past and other manufacturers do it all the time.
Agreed it’s a pretty popular practice.
I admit I tolerate it for aesthetics but I don’t like that they just hide the date and it’s still clicking behind the dial when I turn the crown and there is still that date position when you pull the crown. I like how Halios and Farer did it with not date mvt.
I’d have been very happy with date at 6 as an alternative.
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Re: Raven Venture

Post by tattoo chef » Fri Oct 27, 2017 10:03 am

Jeep99dad wrote:
CGSshorty wrote:I don’t understand his sudden aversion to removing the date function. He has done it in the past and other manufacturers do it all the time.
Agreed it’s a pretty popular practice.
I admit I tolerate it for aesthetics but I don’t like that they just hide the date and it’s still clicking behind the dial when I turn the crown and there is still that date position when you pull the crown. I like how Halios and Farer did it with not date mvt.
I’d have been very happy with date at 6 as an alternative.

I agree. I hate that weird placement is the date at the 4:30 almost in middle of dial placement.


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Re: Raven Venture

Post by Jeep99dad » Fri Oct 27, 2017 2:42 pm

Maybe it’s the pic but this just became my favorite I think Image
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Re: Raven Venture

Post by i29alpha » Wed Nov 01, 2017 9:01 pm

I’m feeling a strong pull to this one.

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Re: Raven Venture

Post by toxicavenger » Thu Nov 02, 2017 7:28 pm

I got to see the olive/orange/black version at Wind Up. The Olive version is my favorite.

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