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Orient Ray II Review - Diving with Starfish
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Orient Ray II Review

IntroductionThe Orient Ray II, along with it’s sister model the Mako II, is always on the short list of recommended first automatic watches for people just starting to get into watch collecting.It’s main competitor for first time buyers money is mainly the Seiko SKX007, which I’ve already reviewed and owned …

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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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Seiko SKX007 Strap Comparison - leather, black NATO, oyster bracelet
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Seiko SKX007 Review

Thinking about picking up a modern classic, the Seiko SKX007?In this review hopefully I’ll be able to convince you that yes, you do want to grab one of these. Jump to Section Specifications | History | Variations | Case | Crystal | Bezel | Dial | Handset | Movement | Straps …

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Seiko SKX007 Oyster II Bracelet Wrist Shot
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Super Oyster Type II Bracelet Review

I’ll start off this review with this: Rubber straps are great for diving, but if you wear your diver all over the place like I do, well, they just don’t really look that great. Downright bad possibly.I’ve been wearing my Seiko SKX007 for a while now and have finally had …

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Vostok Amphibia Review – 'Zissou' displayed on wooden steering wheel.
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Vostok Amphibia Review

The Vostok Amphibia is a classic automatic diver’s watch, and a special piece of wristwatch history. It’s also my top pick for a mechanical, affordable dive watch under $100. In my review of the Amphibia I’ll show you just why that is.Many people have an almost strange fascination with the …

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jeffmagic

While not my style, the G-Shock is certainly not "junk".

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,…