Orion Calamity Diver Black Bracelet Wrist Shot
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Orion Watches Calamity Diver

I’ve been keeping on eye on ‘Watches by Nick’ for a couple years now, ever since I first came across one of Nick’s modded Seiko’s on reddit.When he first released the Orion: 1 dress watch I remember hoping that one day he would release a dive watch along the same …

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Gruman Sputnik GMT Black
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Gruman Sputnik Diver Preorder

Gruman Watches, a micro brand based out of Switzerland, is a partnership between just two people. Consisting of a young watch enthusiast and designer, and an older industry veteran, they’ve taken it upon themselves to produce elegant watches for just a fraction of what bigger brands would sell for.And now …

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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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Seiko SSA183 comparison side by side
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Why are manufacturer product images so bad?

There’s a huge discrepancy between the stock images used by most online retailers, and images taken by reviewers. Why are these images SO BAD?

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Richard LeGrand Watches Does The Right Thing

**Update**Richard LeGrand has restarted their Kickstarter for the Odyssea as of February 1st, and it’s already funded. Check it out here.At the start of December Richard Legrand Watches, a micro-boutique out of Singapore, launched a Kickstarter crowd-funding campaign for the ‘Odyssea’ dive watch.The Odyssea was a very, very tempting proposition …

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seiko skx171 custom mod
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Building Your Perfect Diver – A Watch Modding Example

Can’t find a dive watch you like, or can’t afford the one you want? Modding (watch modification) may be the answer. Here’s a great example of what you can do.

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Deviate Ascent Pro – Desert Gold
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Deviate Watches Kickstarting The Very Affordable Ascent Pro 200m

Deviate Watches, a micro-brand based out of Toronto, Canada, just launched their latest watch on Kickstarter. Come check out the Ascent Pro 200m diver!

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