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Initial thoughts;

That’s a heavy, cold (just off fedex truck), substantial hunk of metal.
Thicker than I anticipated, with a deeper set dial than I imagined (never having tried a Doxa case before).
Bezel alignment could be better (but that’s true of Omega, Rolex etc). Great bezel action though.
Crown screws much further than I’ve experienced before.
It’s a thing of beauty - love the aged lume, orange hands, white dial, shape and heft of case.
It’s fun, cool, sporty and different all at once.
Squared ends of tropic strap are better IRL than I feared.
The crown seems to be ‘blued’ which I had no idea about and haven’t read anywhere (doesn’t seem to be a plastic coating or anything )




Overall, well chuffed. Thanks Synchron
 

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Initial thoughts;

That’s a heavy, cold (just off fedex truck), substantial hunk of metal.
Thicker than I anticipated, with a deeper set dial than I imagined (never having tried a Doxa case before).
Bezel alignment could be better (but that’s true of Omega, Rolex etc). Great bezel action though.
Crown screws much further than I’ve experienced before.
It’s a thing of beauty - love the aged lume, orange hands, white dial, shape and heft of case.
It’s fun, cool, sporty and different all at once.
Squared ends of tropic strap are better IRL than I feared.
The crown seems to be ‘blued’ which I had no idea about and haven’t read anywhere (doesn’t seem to be a plastic coating or anything )




Overall, well chuffed. Thanks Synchron
Looks amazing! That's just a protective paint on the crown by the way. I peeled mine of with a wooden toothpick. (y)
 

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Looks amazing! That's just a protective paint on the crown by the way. I peeled mine of with a wooden toothpick. (y)
Ah, got it now - thanks
 
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Just to help others gauge where they are at with shipping, I ordered my PVD on the 11th at 0900cst and just received tracking info this morning.
 

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Placed my order on the 11th, and just received shipping notice today.
Yeah, I'm seeing a few posters that ordered well after me on 3/10 and some of those were pvd models that have been delivered already? My order had no special notes or requests except for the isofrane (I bought the Tropic separately). There really is no rhyme or logic on the shipping priority - it would seem it's completely random on who gets something shipped whether it be stainless or pvd? Oh well, still holding out for mid April as instructed by chat specialist #65

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Initial thoughts;

That’s a heavy, cold (just off fedex truck), substantial hunk of metal.
Thicker than I anticipated, with a deeper set dial than I imagined (never having tried a Doxa case before).
Bezel alignment could be better (but that’s true of Omega, Rolex etc). Great bezel action though.
Crown screws much further than I’ve experienced before.
It’s a thing of beauty - love the aged lume, orange hands, white dial, shape and heft of case.
It’s fun, cool, sporty and different all at once.
Squared ends of tropic strap are better IRL than I feared.
The crown seems to be ‘blued’ which I had no idea about and haven’t read anywhere (doesn’t seem to be a plastic coating or anything )




Overall, well chuffed. Thanks Synchron
I could be wrong, but the deep-set dial enunciates any off-angle views of the bezel marks lining up with the indices on the watch face, from what I've read. I have seen this with other dive watches as well. Of course, if the direct top view of the watch still features a slight misalignment, that would be a tad unfortunate, but not a dealbreaker for me either!
 

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I could be wrong, but the deep-set dial enunciates any off-angle views of the bezel marks lining up with the indices on the watch face, from what I've read. I have seen this with other dive watches as well. Of course, if the direct top view of the watch still features a slight misalignment, that would be a tad unfortunate, but not a dealbreaker for me either!
Thanks, yes, that makes sense. Doesn’t align with 12 directly though.
 
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