New 2020 "King Turtle"

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New 2020 "King Turtle"

Post by 3migo » Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:24 am

Anyone else see this?

Reportedly being released January 18th. Ceramic bezels, sapphire crystals. And now with a cyclops, too.Image

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Re: New 2020 "King Turtle"

Post by hoppyjr » Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:44 am

I thought Mitch was King Turtle :shrug:

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Re: New 2020

Post by hidden by leaves » Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:46 am

I almost love it... but so often Seiko seems to do that one thing that puts me off (in this case the cyclops).
Send lawyers, guns and money...

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Re: New 2020

Post by rockmastermike » Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:56 am

Who do we use / suggest for cyclops removal?

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Re: New 2020

Post by CarloDWC » Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:58 am

They are already on sale on Ebay for $550-600.

Definitely don't like the cyclops, I also don't like the cream colored seconds hand on the black and green ones...

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Re: New 2020

Post by JBZ » Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:59 am

I generally like the cyclops, but not in a day/date configuration like this. Not sure why, but it looks off to me.
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Re: New 2020

Post by djh1201 » Wed Jan 15, 2020 11:25 am

I also got excited for a Turtle with a factory Sapphire Crystal, and then I read "cyclops.."... :puke:
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Re: New 2020

Post by Panerai7 » Wed Jan 15, 2020 3:56 pm

rockmastermike wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:56 am
Who do we use / suggest for cyclops removal?
Yeah who do we call?

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Re: New 2020

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Re: New 2020

Post by bedlam » Wed Jan 15, 2020 4:10 pm

Cyclops is easy to remove

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Re: New 2020

Post by gonzomantis » Wed Jan 15, 2020 4:13 pm

3migo wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:24 am
Anyone else see this?
They were in the "New Seiko" thread.

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CGSshorty wrote:
Sat Dec 14, 2019 3:07 pm
New bezels for the new Turdles? I’ll definitely be getting the green one.
The cyclops is stupid, but an easy fix.

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Re: New 2020

Post by Selym » Wed Jan 15, 2020 7:04 pm

hidden by leaves wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:46 am
I almost love it... but so often Seiko seems to do that one thing that puts me off (in this case the cyclops).
They always almost get it right. :doh:
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Re: New 2020

Post by Chocodove » Wed Jan 15, 2020 7:07 pm

Love them and it's enough to get me to think a NAFT works for my wrist for the 10th time, but as said the cyclops can GTFOH.
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Re: New 2020

Post by CarloDWC » Wed Jan 15, 2020 7:08 pm

Selym wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 7:04 pm
hidden by leaves wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:46 am
I almost love it... but so often Seiko seems to do that one thing that puts me off (in this case the cyclops).
The always almost get it right. :doh:
...almost... :grin:

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Re: New 2020

Post by Steve O. » Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:05 am

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Re: New 2020

Post by sierra11b » Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:09 am

This would have been a great opportunity to make a 6105 at a similar price point, which would have sold like crazy, but instead they make an unobtanium LE of that, and give us this... :doh:

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Re: New 2020

Post by caesarmascetti » Fri Jan 17, 2020 12:10 pm

I just got this in the mail yesterday digging it. Bead blasted, ceramic lumed bezel 12hr, great lume, hacks and winds, double domed saphire:

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and no magnifier

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New 2020 "King Turtle"

Post by spring-diver » Sat Feb 01, 2020 12:18 pm

My AD just got these King Turtles in yesterday, so I drove over there today to check them out.

They’re legitImage

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I’m really digging the green version Image

The waffle dial is pretty cool IRL Image
The brushed hands & hour marker surrounds are a nice touch as well. The new bezel design with ceramic insert is executed very well with excellent bezel action. Much better than my 777 & PADI.

The candy bar cyclops is a no go Image

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Much nicer under sunlight.

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The special edition Great White dial just pops in the sunlight Image

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Of course I had to try the black dial too.

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I gave the Arnie another look Image

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Besides the candy bar Seiko did a great job on these Image

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Re: New 2020 "King Turtle"

Post by hoppyjr » Sat Feb 01, 2020 2:28 pm

I do like those.

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Re: New 2020

Post by Chocodove » Sat Feb 01, 2020 2:32 pm

That cyclops is downright obnoxious. Otherwise they look great.
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Re: New 2020 "King Turtle"

Post by tattoo chef » Sat Feb 01, 2020 3:25 pm

https://www.watchreport.com/seiko-king- ... on-review/


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Re: New 2020 "King Turtle"

Post by dukerules » Sat Feb 01, 2020 5:15 pm

Cyclops and waffle dial are a miss for me.

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Re: New 2020 "King Turtle"

Post by Captdave » Sat Feb 01, 2020 7:18 pm

Those look great. The way my eyes are going I can use the cyclops


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Re: New 2020

Post by matt009au » Sun Feb 02, 2020 3:28 am

Are the straps silicon or rubber?

I really like the green version.

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Re: New 2020 "King Turtle"

Post by tattoo chef » Sun Feb 02, 2020 4:11 am

matt009au wrote:Are the straps silicon or rubber?

I really like the green version.
They are silicone. But seiko does a very nice silicone. Doesn’t really attract lint and is very comfortable.


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