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Excluding the Chinese offerings on Amazon such as Carnival or Gosasa, what’s the best deal on a tritium automatic? The best I have found for a known movement and company is the Deep Blue Daylight Tritdiver that is $250 with the discount code. Is there a better watch/better deal for a tritium auto out there?
 

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I was going to mention the Borealis Scout Sniper. But they've been out of production for a while now. You probably have a better chance (and better price) with the Deep Blue.
 

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Aragon divers.

Marathon from Watch Mann = $288

Invicta 6618 = $275 used on eBay.....worth it.

There are some extremely cheap Quartz Smith & Wesson versions available on OpticsPlanet with tritium hands = $89
 

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The Deep Blue is a good option. If you can find one, I'm fond of the Prometheus Jellyfish but they've been out of production for about 6 years I believe. Here's mine.

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This is from an old post, 2015 I think, on the forum. I have experience with Ball, Traser, Marathon and Luminox.

I paid ~$115 for the Traser Pioneer a couple of years ago. Good quality and a nice watch for the price.

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This info is old and maybe out of date.


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Tritium Source
Alexandre Christie Unknown
Armourlite mb-microtec ag (trigalight)
Ball mb-microtec ag (trigalight)
Blue Thunder mb-microtec ag (trigalight)
Deep Blue mb-microtec ag (trigalight)
Doxa (Sub 800Ti Series) mb-microtec ag (trigalight)
Equipe (Tritium Tube Collection) mb-microtec ag (trigalight)
Firemark mb-microtec ag (trigalight)
H3 Tactical mb-microtec ag (trigalight)
KHS mb-microtec ag (trigalight)
LL Bean mb-microtec ag (trigalight)
Luminox mb-microtec ag (trigalight)
Marathon Unknown
Mondaine (Night Vision Series) mb-microtec ag (trigalight)
MWC mb-microtec ag (trigalight)
Nite mb-microtec ag (trigalight)
Olympia Star mb-microtec ag (trigalight)
Praetorian mb-microtec ag (trigalight)
Prometheus mb-microtec ag (trigalight)
Reactor mb-microtec ag (trigalight)
Smith and Wesson Not all mb-microtec ag (trigalight)
SMW mb-microtec ag (trigalight)
Sottomarino Unknown
Swiss Timer mb-microtec ag (trigalight)
Tawatec mb-microtec ag (trigalight)
Traser H3 (mb-microtec’s house brand) mb-microtec ag (trigalight)
Truglo Unknown
UZI Unknown

Source: http://tritiumreview.blogspot.com/20...ches_8697.html
 
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Excluding the Chinese offerings on Amazon such as Carnival or Gosasa, what’s the best deal on a tritium automatic? The best I have found for a known movement and company is the Deep Blue Daylight Tritdiver that is $250 with the discount code. Is there a better watch/better deal for a tritium auto out there?
Gosasa isn't a brand of watch. It's an Amazon seller that markets a number of different Chinese watch brands, including, but not limited to, SKMEI, Sangdo, Holuns, Reginald and Carnival.

Yelang is Chinese, but they use Seiko/TMI NH3x movements. They are available on Amazon and AliExpress. Yelang even makes a model with 300M WR, and an ETA 2836 movement. I assume you know that Deep Blue watches, like Invicta and Croton, are made in China?

 

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Gosasa isn't a brand of watch. It's an Amazon seller that markets a number of different Chinese watch brands, including, but not limited to, SKMEI, Sangdo, Holuns, Reginald and Carnival.

Yelang is Chinese, but they use Seiko/TMI NH3x movements. They are available on Amazon and AliExpress. Yelang even makes a model with 300M WR, and an ETA 2836 movement. I assume you know that Deep Blue watches, like Invicta and Croton, are made in China?
Thanks for the clarification. Yes, I know that most stuff is made in China. If I were opposed to owning Chinese goods my house would be empty and I would't have a computer, but Deep Blue at least has some sort of US roots. Besides, the price difference isn't all that much for the automatic versions. Amazon currently has a Carnival for $79, but it's quartz. I already have several quartz tritium watches. I have a few automatics as well, but they are all made by Ball so they weren't cheap. I want an automatic so I can wear it on an extended hiking trip and not worry about battery issues. I don't relish the thought of scraping one of my precious Balls on a rock.

Yes, I know I could just put in a new battery before I leave...don't deny me an excuse to buy a new watch!
 

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The yellow Jellyfish is also my hiking (fairly rugged and affordable), camping (no need to have to charge the lume to tell the time all night), and Cheering-for-Steelers watch. In a much better proportioned package than Deep Blue's.
Too bad they've been discontinued for so long.
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I laughed for a while after reading Elkins45 post.

And I can't think of any affordable Tritium Autos except Deep Blue.
 
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