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jet21581

Hawai'i

Justin's Passions

Hiking & Camping
Paddling
Skiing
Climbing
Surfing

Justin's Bio

We left the skiing and whitewater of Idaho behind for the beaches of Hawai'i.

jet21581

jet21581 wrote a review of on January 2, 2014

4 5

Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
Fit: True to size

This watch has held-up well in everyday use and SCUBA diving to 45" for extended periods. The watch face is very resistant to scratching: No scratches in 2 months, though I usually scratch-up the glass pretty quickly, even on more expensive watches. I did scuff the bezel, but it is not very noticeable. The time can be a bit hard to read since it has black hands on the black watch face. Also, it does not glow in the dark or have a light, so it it hard to see at night. The quirks: the band is a bit thin compared to the bulk of the watch face and it has a unidirectional bezel (rotates only counter-clockwise), but no mark on the bezel to indicate the start time! I still give it high marks for its durability and good looks. I have tried paying more for marked bezels and back-lights only to have the watches scratch and fail. I guess that the trade-off I had to make.

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