C63 Sealander Elite review - A lightweight marvel or merely a lightweight?

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Re: C63 Sealander Elite review - A lightweight marvel or merely a lightweight?

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Kansas City Milkman wrote: Thu Jul 15, 2021 8:35 pm Thanks for the detailed and informative review. I like the honesty and real world element to the review. The C63 Elite is not, and hasn’t been, on my radar and I was quite disappointed when I saw it. I do understand the appeal of the feature list, but the teasers and early promise of an ‘aero’ had me, in my mind at least, hooked on something different to what was delivered.

The cut outs don’t do much for me either. They’re novel, certainly, but remind me in an abstract way of the old running tracks around football pitches which cut off the spectator from the game! Somehow there’s an (unnecessary) disconnect between the outside bezel and the watch face!

I hope they sell well for CW who, once again, has tried some innovation at a more accessible price point.

All was not lost from the launch, by the way. I bought the C63 GMT which is a fabulous watch.
Thank you. I'm glad you liked the review.
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Re: C63 Sealander Elite review - A lightweight marvel or merely a lightweight?

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albionphoto wrote: Thu Jul 15, 2021 7:55 pm
Kip wrote: Thu Jul 15, 2021 12:02 pm What a terrific and straight forward review. This will no doubt benefit those that are considering the C63 Elite for purchase.

Like AVO, I am considering the Elite, but am awaiting the offer (I hope) of other dial colors in the future.

Your photos are excellent and we would appreciate it if you posted some of them in the Reference Gallery.
Cheers Kip. Photos uploaded.
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Re: C63 Sealander Elite review - A lightweight marvel or merely a lightweight?

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A very well done review and excellent photos too.
Gives you a great insight into the watch with it's good and also bad points well written out.
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Awesome review. It’s understandable and yet frustratingly rare to see a balanced review anywhere in the watch journalism space these days so yours really stands out. Nice job!
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Re: C63 Sealander Elite review - A lightweight marvel or merely a lightweight?

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MiniMpi wrote: Mon Jul 19, 2021 6:56 pm A very well done review and excellent photos too.
Gives you a great insight into the watch with it's good and also bad points well written out.
Thank you, Ferg.
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Re: C63 Sealander Elite review - A lightweight marvel or merely a lightweight?

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Peteo wrote: Mon Jul 19, 2021 7:34 pm Awesome review. It’s understandable and yet frustratingly rare to see a balanced review anywhere in the watch journalism space these days so yours really stands out. Nice job!
Thank you, Peteo.
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