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  1. AveConscientia

    AveConscientia Dec 20, 2016

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    I am looking for a cheaper diver of which do you guys think is the best?
    I do want it to be smaller watch I can get a bezel for the Waltham. I have 20 hours to decide on which watch.
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  2. dennisthemenace

    dennisthemenace Hey, he asked for it! Dec 20, 2016

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    It's got to be that world timer with the tachymeter scale and no diver bezel.
    That off centre date window is really going to impress your friends.
     
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  3. AveConscientia

    AveConscientia Dec 20, 2016

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    The first one right? Sarcasm I sense hm my worry with the first one is the quality of the watch but cool factor is big
     
  4. watchknut

    watchknut New watch + Instagram + wife = dumbass Dec 20, 2016

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    How about none of them...

    You can do better for a budget diver. Some of the Bulova ones are killer and easy to source.

    There is a fine line between an inexpensive vintage diver and a piece of shit.
     
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  5. dennisthemenace

    dennisthemenace Hey, he asked for it! Dec 20, 2016

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    Yup, I can just see that on George Clooney's wrist in The American, instead of the speedmaster.
     
  6. AveConscientia

    AveConscientia Dec 20, 2016

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    You made me laugh with that one so mean Oceanographer?
     
  7. AveConscientia

    AveConscientia Dec 20, 2016

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    I picked it because it is funky never seen anything like it, and have an obsession with two crowns
     
  8. BobXX

    BobXX Dec 20, 2016

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    The first one does look cool on the outside, but its movement isn't much of a looker...

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  9. AveConscientia

    AveConscientia Dec 20, 2016

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    Yeah... but the Waltham movement looks nice, but hey it iswhat is on the outside that counts *winks*
     
  10. watchknut

    watchknut New watch + Instagram + wife = dumbass Dec 20, 2016

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    Yep, the Oceanographers can be sweet.

    I have one if you are interested.
     
  11. SeanO

    SeanO Dec 20, 2016

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    buy as many of them as you can with as much money as you can afford to spend.
     
  12. ncstate1201

    ncstate1201 Dec 20, 2016

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    Agree with the other posters those are all terrible. Go with a cheap citizen or Seiko if you really want to find a cheap diver, besides you are going to wonder what to do with a 10 dollar watch that needs a 200 dollar service one day.
     
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  13. AveConscientia

    AveConscientia Dec 20, 2016

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    I love these two I prefer skin divers
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  14. kkt

    kkt Dec 20, 2016

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    Are you actually diving? Do you have an instructor you could ask?
    Or if you aren't diving, but want an inexpensive watch that makes it look as if you might, I understand the Seiko dive watches are inexpensive and actually used by real divers.
    Or if you just want my aesthetic choice of the ones you showed, I guess the Citizen, just because I like simple dials that can be read at a glance.
     
  15. watchknut

    watchknut New watch + Instagram + wife = dumbass Dec 20, 2016

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    I have a great Seiko diver, not too old, but a great beater that runs like top...going to sell...forgot I had it!
     
  16. ncstate1201

    ncstate1201 Dec 20, 2016

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    Yeah just buy from watchknut. He is a trusted seller with good stuff.
     
  17. AveConscientia

    AveConscientia Dec 20, 2016

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    About how much on any of your divers?
     
  18. AveConscientia

    AveConscientia Dec 20, 2016

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    I looking for vintage cheap and usable and cool factor
     
  19. ulackfocus

    ulackfocus Dec 20, 2016

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    What do you mean by "usable"? You really shouldn't take any vintage watch on an actual dive.
     
  20. AveConscientia

    AveConscientia Dec 20, 2016

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    Well not full on diving I have something for that looking for just "can get wet"