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Bulova 1972 Oceanographer Devil Diver Reissue
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Bulova Announces Reissue of the 1972 ‘Devil Diver’

For the last month and a half watch collectors and enthusiasts have been invited to vote, from a selection of three vintage Bulova watches, as to which watch Bulova should reissue next year.And the results are in: The 1972 Bulova Oceanographer ‘Devil Diver’ will receive a facelift and get relaunched …

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Seiko Tuna SRPC35K1 Banner
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Seiko Releases New “Mini-Turtle”

I’ve been wanting a Seiko Turtle SRP777 for a long while now, ever since they were first released in 2016. As a redesign/reissue of the iconic Seiko 6309 it’s a gorgeous (and reasonably priced) watch with a lot of history behind it.But one thing has always kept me from pulling …

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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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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,…

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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

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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