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Seiko SRPB97 Preorder
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Seiko SRPB97 ‘Orange Samurai’ Preorder Available Now

A new treat just got revealed from Seiko USA today: The orange dialed Seiko SRPB97.A post shared by Seiko Watches (@seikowatchusa) on Oct 16, 2017 at 5:56am PDTThe preorder is currently live on Amazon, with the watch scheduled to ship on November 13th. Which is too bad, cause it would …

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Straton Syncro Kickstarter
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The Straton Racing Inspired Syncro Diver

Kyle, the founder of Straton Watch Co., just launched the Kickstarter campaign for his latest watch, the Straton Syncro. And it’s really worth checking out.

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Orient Ray II Unboxing
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Orient Ray II Unboxing

I just got a new present in the mail – an Orient Ray II diver. Join me as I get the box opened and share my first impressions.

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Doxa 50th Anniversary Sub 300 dive watch
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DOXA 50th Anniversary SUB 300

DOXA is releasing a 50th anniversary edition of their classic diver, the SUB 300. They’ve combined the look and feel of the classic, with modern Swiss watchmaking expertise.

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The Equalizer

I don't know about this model, but I bought the model 8926OB automatic on a lark for approx $80. It has the Seiko NH35A 24 jewel automatic movement and I…

Richard

I'm in two minds about Vostok. I used to collect them, about 20 years ago. In those days there were very few western importers and a chap called Stuart ran…

Timelord8

I love all of my Vostok watches. The time deviations are a shock to a person that's never owned a mechanical watch before. Every mechanical watch picks up an "average"…

Reed Gibson

Yes, it's a fantastic watch. I apologize for the late reply and not getting a review up. It's become my daily wearer for the last few months. It's very accurate,…

MC Wong

I just received my second Vostok, a kommandirskie "1945" manual wind. Its running +40 SPD while the 6 months old Amphibia has stabilised to +7spd. Hope the manual wind will…

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Casio MDV106-1A Diver Wristshot On Beach
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Best Affordable Dive Watches

On the hunt for an affordable dive watch? I’m here to help, no matter what your budget may be! $500 or less, $200 or less, or even under $100.

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Best Women's Dive Watches – Omega Seamaster Pro 300 Midsize
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2016’s Best Women’s Dive Watches

On the lookout for the perfect women’s diver? With much research I’ve compiled a list of the best women’s dive watches currently available. Check it out!

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Best Orange Divers – DOXA SUB1200T
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The Best Orange Dive Watches

A lot of people are completely obsessed with orange dive watches, and for good reason. They offer a very bright alternative to the mass of black and white dialed watches available, and visually pop off of the wrist.Why are bright orange dials so popular on dive watches? Orange faced dive watches …

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Helson Shark Diver Brass
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2016’s Best Dive Watches Under $500

Need a new watch and have a budget of under $500? You’re in luck since the best dive watches under $500 but above ~$250 are the ultimate sweet-spot for features vs. cost.Unlike the sub-$200 watches, here you’ll start seeing sapphire crystals, automatic watches with higher quality movements featuring longer power …

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Latest Reviews

Timex Depth Gauge Review – Wrist Shot
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Timex T2N958 Depth Gauge Review

The Timex T2N958 Depth Gauge offers some of the best value and features of any diver in it’s price range. Find out why in this review of the Timex T2N958.

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Stuhrling Aquadiver Regatta Review – Water Splash
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Stuhrling Aquadiver Regatta Champion Review

The Stuhrling Aquadiver Regatta Champion is one of the most inexpensive divers available. In this review I’ll show you if it’s worth picking up.

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Casio MRW200H Review – on the rocks
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Casio MRW200H Review

I picked up my Casio MRW200H six months ago, and have been playing with it ever since. Available on Amazon for the low, , it’s the cheapest ‘diver’ I’ve come across yet. It’s gotten pretty high reviews on most shopping sites, so I just had to give it a try …

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Casio MDV106-1A Wrist Shot with black NATO strap
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Casio MDV106-1A Review

IntroductionThe Casio MDV106-1A dive watch is well known among both diver’s and budget-oriented watch collectors. In this review of the MDV106-1A I’ll show exactly why it’s so well known.Commonly available , the MDV106-1A stands out in that it features 200m water resistance unlike many other ‘diver-style’ watches at this price level.Besides …

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