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Old 08-08-2019, 03:43 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by forzaferrari View Post
Well Chaz, I'm glad you finally pulled the trigger. But I'm curious as to why you didn't go for the Seiko "poor mans snowflake" ? You say here that you never use a bezel, yet you buy a diver. A highly polished one at that. Fingerprint city... Speaking of bezels. that baby is crying out for a ceramic insert. Is it true that the dial changes color in the sun ? Can't wait till you get the rice bead bracelet so we can see the full bling effect. Congrats and enjoy ! Try not to blind anyone sitting poolside...
I kind of like the raised stainless steel bezel gives it that Yachtmaster looks at 1/15th the price. Different than all of my other colored bezel divers.

The dial does change colors, goes from blue to purple and then in a certain light, the wave dial just pops.

They do make other models with different colored dials, which to me was just a little too summery sporty looking, including models with black metal bezels which to me ruin the looks of outstanding watch.

The reason I didn't the affordable "Snowflake" Seiko is that I'm not really into dress watches!

th by Charles Ford, on Flickr

Onda black bezel by Charles Ford, on Flickr
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