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I'm glad I went for the shipping savings. It hurt a little seeing others get there watches already but I survived the week just fine. :)

The watch arrived today and it was a little scary with what I would call economy packaging (both the watch box and the padded envelope that it was shipped in. Fortunately, the watch itself is really quite nice. Its not a stunning fabulous type of watch at all but it is very nice and could easily be worn regularly. Its fairly light weight and I'm thinking of wearing it on my morning runs, for example. Its a whole lot nicer than a Casio for that purpose anyway. :) Its a perfect 44/22 and about 14mm size (if my memory and eyeballing it is correct). The 9015 is purring along just as it should. I really like the brown leather (although it is very thin and light weight, so not everyone will love that) and buckle that it also came with and have a use for that right away with another watch. I think it looked fine on the black rubber that it was shipped on but I'm lucky to have a 22mm iso in orange so I slapped her on pretty quickly. It really changes the watch a lot with the orange strap and it plays well off the grey dial with orange and white markers. It also just makes it a lot more fun to wear, I think.

Thank you, Borealis for the drilled lugs! Other points to note that I like a lot are the shroud like cover over the bezel, the smooth action of the bezel and crown, the 4 position of the crown and the BGW9 lume. Well done, Borealis and great bang for buck here. I'm very glad I ordered this and it was worth the wait. It was even fun having some anticipation and I look forward to doing more pre orders with them in the future as well.

Here are some pics on the black rubber and then on the orange iso I put on. It looks like a perfect orange match so I'm pretty sure that iso is going to sit right where it is.










 

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That's great looking Nate.

The orange ISO definitely jazzes it up.


-- got mines a few days before you...but as usual i learned fine points from your observations... orange iso definitely CINDY LAUPER " freeks just want to have fun":smile-thumb:

-the BEZEL,HANDS,& MARKERS all done right in BGW9LUME

-bezel baked matte enamel is finished nicely ...had me wondering if it was ceramic-not-
 

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-- got mines a few days before you...but as usual i learned fine points from your observations... orange iso definitely CINDY LAUPER " freeks just want to have fun":smile-thumb:

-the BEZEL,HANDS,& MARKERS all done right in BGW9LUME

-bezel baked matte enamel is finished nicely ...had me wondering if it was ceramic-not-
I did not know what the bezel material was either. It looked A lot like ceramic and very nice to me at first but I think they would have made a point of that so I'm sure that you are correct. I'm cool with the half baked method so it's quite nice.
 

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I know what you guys mean. I went online to check the specs to see if it was ceramic and I had forgotten. Regardless, it's a nice looking bezel.

I got the orange. I was torn between the black, orange, and gray. In many of the pre-production pics, I thought the gray made it look washed out so I chose not to go that way and I decided I had enough black dial divers.

I'm happy with the orange, but I have to say the end-product with the gray dial turned out great looking. I'm not sure which I would go with if I had to decide today.


That's great looking Nate.

The orange ISO definitely jazzes it up.
-- got mines a few days before you...but as usual i learned fine points from your observations... orange iso definitely CINDY LAUPER " freeks just want to have fun":smile-thumb:

-the BEZEL,HANDS,& MARKERS all done right in BGW9LUME

-bezel baked matte enamel is finished nicely ...had me wondering if it was ceramic-not-
I did not know what the bezel material was either. It looked A lot like ceramic and very nice to me at first but I think they would have made a point of that so I'm sure that you are correct. I'm cool with the half baked method so it's quite nice.
 

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Looks great Nate - love the look on the orange ISO. I have 2 Borealis Scorpionfish on pre-order - I just may switch my shipping to save some $ (the extra week you had to wait is not bad at all to be able to keep an extra $35 in the pocket). Congrats and enjoy that Sea Dragon!
 

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I know what you guys mean. I went online to check the specs to see if it was ceramic and I had forgotten. Regardless, it's a nice looking bezel.

I got the orange. I was torn between the black, orange, and gray. In many of the pre-production pics, I thought the gray made it look washed out so I chose not to go that way and I decided I had enough black dial divers.

I'm happy with the orange, but I have to say the end-product with the gray dial turned out great looking. I'm not sure which I would go with if I had to decide today.
the ORANGE is rich DOXA pantone...the grass is always greener;)
 

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It's a beauty Nate. That dial is superb!
Enjoy!
 

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Congrats and wear it in great health! That's the color I was considering and was hoping to see it on an orange strap. It looks fantastic!

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