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How good is a Seiko Monster?

How good is a Seiko Monster?

Overall the 2019 Monster is a nice watch that keeps time within a few seconds a month and looks nice on the wrist. The only reason I rated at four stars is the lume is weak compared to my other Seiko divers, I prefer the green Sekio glow over the more subtle blue that seems to lose intensity much quicker.

Why did Seiko stop making the Skx?

As well, the movement couldn’t be wound by hand, and one could not stop its second hand to set the time to the second accurate. Probably because of these reasons, and because the SKX wasn’t ISO 6425-certified (I guess), Seiko meant to stop production and focus on diver’s watches with higher overall standards.

Is Seiko SKX007 a good watch?

Is the Seiko SKX a good watch? Yes, the Seiko SKX007, along with its siblings the SKX009 and SKX013, is a pretty good watch. For years, the Seiko SKX007, and to a similar extent the SKX009 and SKX013, were THE go-to affordable dive watches.

Where is the Seiko Monster made?

Seiko PROSPEX Monster SBDY035 Mens Made in Japan.

What movement is in a Seiko orange monster?

First up, a bit of history: the Seiko Orange Monster was originally released as the SKX779. That watch featured the venerable Seiko 7s26 automatic movement as featured in the Seiko 5 series. It had luminous ‘teeth’ shaped markers which gave it its name, and it was renowned as being built like a brick.

Is Seiko Monster discontinued?

Seiko Monster SKX779/781 “Monster” The first discontinued Seiko on our list is actually one that’s been gone for quite awhile, but still comes up frequently on forums as a watch that’s often the target of a search.

Does Seiko still make the monster?

Classic Orange Monster. Orange proved to be an incredibly popular variation on the original Monster. Still in production by Seiko.

Can you hand wind a Seiko SKX007?

The crown (for setting only, like the Seiko 5, the SKX007 can’t be hand-wound, but must be gently swung in the hand to wind the mainspring) is set at 4 o’clock, the better to keep it from pressing uncomfortably into the back of your wrist.

When was SARB033 discontinued?

Are the SARB033 & SARB035 Discontinued? Yes, as of 2018, the Seiko SARB033 and SARB035 were discontinued.

Are Seiko monsters made in Japan?

Seiko Monster PADI Made In Japan ver. The Prospex Monster SRPE27K1 (or aka. JDM as SBDY057) is more than a regular diver’s watch.

How tough is the Seiko SKX?

With 200 meters of water resistance, undeniable legibility, a solid uni-directional timing bezel, a heavily guarded screwed-in crown at four o’clock, and a solid case back, the SKX007 is one of the most reliable and rugged divers Seiko has ever issued.

What kind of Watch is the Seiko skx007?

Seiko SKX007. For that you get a trusted Seiko automatic movement with day/date function, a water resistance of 200M, Seiko’s rugged proprietary hardlex crystal and, most importantly, very well executed classic dive styling. The SKX007 measures 42mm in diameter and 13mm tall, making it suitable for wrists of all sizes.

What is the size of the skx007 case?

The SKX007 case comes in at approximately 42.5mm wide, and 45.5mm if you include the crown. The lug width is 22mm, and the lug-to-lug length is a very reasonable and accommodating 46mm, so it should wear comfortably on a wide range of wrists.

What is the difference between the skx007 and skx013?

If the only thing holding you back from the SKX007 is its 42-millimeter size, then the SKX013 is the watch for you. This compact diver features a very similar style and feature-set to the 007, but in a 37-millimeter case. On the wrist, it wears much smaller thanks to the decreased diameter and shorter overall height.

Are the Seiko skx007 and the mini-turtle twins?

The SKX007 and the Mini-Turtle are obviously not twins, but they are surprisingly close siblings. Both watches share the same role in the Seiko catalog as repositories for classic Seiko dive watch features (hands, markers, date windows, crown, etc), and both watches are nearly identical in size.