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Has anyone gone diving with their replicas ?

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Binky_74

Has anyone gone diving with their replicas ?

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elp

Yes

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mr.tourette

Only muff

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judas9r

Got in the bath with my very cheap DSSD a couple of days ago. Still working.

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Enthusiast88

Of course.. just get it WR by a good watch smith and your good to go. 

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Del
35 minutes ago, Binky_74 said:

Has anyone gone diving with their replicas ?

To be safe, you should get it pressure tested first, otherwise it’s a complete lottery. Most watch repair shops/stalls will do it for you. 

If you really want it to be water resistant then a better option is to get a rep-friendly watchsmith to check it over and make all the seals good before getting it pressure tested. ;) 

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TheGingerFerret

How deep are you planning on going? Unsurprisingly perhaps, rep divers seem to be the watches that have the best water resistance out of the box from what I can tell (but always get them tested etc as said above).

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pickledbeetroot
10 minutes ago, TwoTonesBubba said:

How deep are you planning on going? Unsurprisingly perhaps, rep divers seem to be the watches that have the best water resistance out of the box from what I can tell (but always get them tested etc as said above).

 more clarification on this would be helpful  :D 

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TheGingerFerret
Just now, pickledbeetroot said:

 more clarification on this would be helpful  :D 

Sorry, I forgot to include the Pickle disclaimer, my bad.

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pickledbeetroot
1 minute ago, TwoTonesBubba said:

Sorry, I forgot to include the Pickle disclaimer, my bad.

so is it true or not true?  are they better or not? 

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Binky_74
20 minutes ago, TwoTonesBubba said:

resistance

Snorkelling and scuba diving in Great Barrier Reef in August.

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pickledbeetroot
4 minutes ago, Binky_74 said:

Snorkelling and scuba diving in Great Barrier Reef in August.

which rep in particular? 

i've swam with the JF 16610 straight out of the box on holiday in menorca, seemed ok afterwards. I did check the caseback  and the crown were tight before i went in the sea. seemed ok, but theres always a risk.

 

on the other hand (figuratively) i have a tudor BB blue which fogs up when i do the washing up. 

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NCRich
4 minutes ago, Binky_74 said:

Snorkelling and scuba diving in Great Barrier Reef in August.

Did you want to actually be safe diving or did you just want to wear a watch in the water?  Cuz that watch is as good as tits on a bull multilevel diving.  I'll just stick with the life saving computers.

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Chavezzito
3 minutes ago, pickledbeetroot said:

which rep in particular? 

i've swam with the JF 16610 straight out of the box on holiday in menorca, seemed ok afterwards. I did check the caseback  and the crown were tight before i went in the sea. seemed ok, but theres always a risk.

Can you swim? :daffy:

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pickledbeetroot
Just now, Chavezzito said:

Can you swim? :daffy:

i was mistaken for a whale and got harpooned :lol: 

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Chavezzito
Just now, pickledbeetroot said:

i was mistaken for a whale and got harpooned :lol: 

:lol:

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Binky_74

By BK Noob submariner is the watch I’m planning to dive with 

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TheGingerFerret
2 minutes ago, Binky_74 said:

By BK Noob submariner is the watch I’m planning to dive with 

I'd get it tested to be safe, but if you're a gambling man, I reckon that would be good for 6atm (working on the basis it's newish and hasn't been opened since BK had it in hand).

43 minutes ago, pickledbeetroot said:

 more clarification on this would be helpful  :D 

It's obvious thicko. The modern rep divers are made so well and mimic the divers they copy so well that they are intrinsicly more water resistant than say a rep dress watch. Durrrr.

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pickledbeetroot
1 minute ago, TwoTonesBubba said:

I'd get it tested to be safe, but if you're a gambling man, I reckon that would be good for 6atm (working on the basis it's newish and hasn't been opened since BK had it in hand).

Maybe BK’s stuff falls into the “rep divers are more waterproof than gens” you were on about in a previous post on this thread 

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21 minutes ago, pickledbeetroot said:

Maybe BK’s stuff falls into the “rep divers are more waterproof than gens” you were on about in a previous post on this thread 

That's not what I meant you inbred pipe bender! I meant that rep divers are more water resistant than other types of reps. More resistant than dress watches say or non triple lock Rolies like OPs. The new divers are awesome. I've read that the VSF Seamaster 300 has hit 10atm out of the box!

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BADBILLY

I wonder what the pressure build up would be in .......say a "dishwasher"????

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TheGingerFerret
5 minutes ago, BADBILLY said:

I wonder what the pressure build up would be in .......say a "dishwasher"????

Yeah, yeah, wanker. It's still broken. Thankfully we have a spare, but it's still a pia. Fucking in-laws.

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pickledbeetroot
11 minutes ago, TwoTonesBubba said:

That's not what I meant you inbred pipe bender! I meant that rep divers are more water resistant than other types of reps. More resistant than dress watches say or non triple lock Rolies line OPs. The new divers are awesome. I've read that the VSF Seamaster 300 has hit 10atm out of the box!

:lol:  

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BADBILLY
3 minutes ago, TwoTonesBubba said:

Yeah, yeah, wanker. It's still broken. Thankfully we have a spare, but it's still a pia. Fucking in-laws.

Sorry , couldn't resist feel your pain as I know it well.

 

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TheGingerFerret
3 minutes ago, BADBILLY said:

Sorry , couldn't resist feel your pain as I know it well.

 

What's even worse is they're Spanish so it's constant "blah blah blah Scorchio...." all day long.

And even my fecking TV is speaking Spanish. It's just so wrong.

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