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Cressi 500m Diver inbound

on Tue Feb 13 2018, 18:23
After a pm heads up from the bossman (domecurb) I bought myself a Cressi 500m Quartz diver from ebay today as you can see from the photo it comes on a rubber strap  Evil or Very Mad this shall be changed to either a bracelet or a mesh bracelet .



The case is very similar if not identical to my Tauchmeister , the Tauchmeister is a great watch and extremely comfy to wear which is why I wanted to add a quartz one to my collection



More photos to follow once it arrives

Happy days cheers

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Re: Cressi 500m Diver inbound

on Fri Feb 16 2018, 12:03
Another great looking watch to add to your collection John, you must be chuffed.  

It looks quite smart with the rubber strap so will be interested to see it on a mesh.
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Re: Cressi 500m Diver inbound

on Fri Feb 16 2018, 12:43
Arrived safely this morning . Defnitely need to change the strap though


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Re: Cressi 500m Diver inbound

on Fri Feb 16 2018, 13:38
Had a rummage around my strap/bracelet box and came across something I thought suited the Cressi




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Re: Cressi 500m Diver inbound

on Fri Feb 16 2018, 18:48
Changes the look completely and really suits it. Great looking watch btw
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Re: Cressi 500m Diver inbound

on Fri Feb 16 2018, 22:33
looks much better without the rubber
where's the HEV ?? scratch

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Re: Cressi 500m Diver inbound

on Fri Feb 16 2018, 23:48
@domecurb wrote:looks much better without the rubber
where's the HEV ?? scratch

Whats a HEV ??

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Re: Cressi 500m Diver inbound

on Sat Feb 17 2018, 00:09
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I think I know what you mean by HEV Helium Escape Valve ,, it doesnt have one Very Happy

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Re: Cressi 500m Diver inbound

on Sat Feb 17 2018, 08:46
Great watches I would love too see one with a mod done to it , but saying that why spoil a great looking divers watch , they seem to produce similer watches ie divex,aqualung,kirby Morgan

I think it looks much better on the stainless buddy enjoy your new incoming
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Re: Cressi 500m Diver inbound

on Sat Feb 17 2018, 10:36
bet its glued to your wrist Very Happy

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Re: Cressi 500m Diver inbound

on Sat Feb 17 2018, 11:25
@domecurb wrote:bet its glued to your wrist Very Happy

Hell yeah Very Happy  although I did take it off for this photo


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Re: Cressi 500m Diver inbound

on Sun Feb 18 2018, 12:06
The rubber strap looked good but the bracelet really compliments the watch so a great choice. 
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Re: Cressi 500m Diver inbound

on Thu Feb 22 2018, 19:17
Oops looks like I have just bought myself another Quartz diver Embarassed  



Just won it on Ebay It needs a bracelet and looking at the photo a bit of a clean up but should be a good one .

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Re: Cressi 500m Diver inbound

on Thu Feb 22 2018, 19:21
looks like a Seiko bezel insert.....very nice catch

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Re: Cressi 500m Diver inbound

on Thu Feb 22 2018, 19:25
@domecurb wrote:looks like a Seiko bezel insert.....very nice catch

Pop out the movement then put the case in the Ultrasonic cleaner and see how it turns out , Might measure the insert see if a replacement can be purchased .

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Re: Cressi 500m Diver inbound

on Thu Feb 22 2018, 22:40
@SeikoJohn wrote:Oops looks like I have just bought myself another Quartz diver Embarassed  



Just won it on Ebay It needs a bracelet and looking at the photo a bit of a clean up but should be a good one .

Looks good and will be interested to hear how you get on with it 
when it arrives. Very Happy
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Re: Cressi 500m Diver inbound

on Tue Feb 27 2018, 14:54
The Kirby Morgan arrived this morning it requires a bit of a clean up which I will do tonight , the crystal could do with being replaced as it has a fair few scratches but over all I am happy with it. Popped it onto a rubber strap until I buy another bracelet or mesh to put it on.




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Re: Cressi 500m Diver inbound

on Tue Feb 27 2018, 20:20
blimey its filthy Shocked
good looking watch though

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Re: Cressi 500m Diver inbound

on Tue Feb 27 2018, 21:22
@domecurb wrote:blimey its filthy Shocked
good looking watch though

I know Shocked I was going to clean it up tonight but got side tracked so will do it tomorrow and will open it up to see what movement is in it.

I just hope I can get a new crystal as this one has tiny lumps on it feel very similar to superglue .


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Re: Cressi 500m Diver inbound

on Tue Feb 27 2018, 21:35
@SeikoJohn wrote:
@domecurb wrote:blimey its filthy Shocked
good looking watch though

I know Shocked I was going to clean it up tonight but got side tracked so will do it tomorrow and will open it up to see what movement is in it.

I just hope I can get a new crystal as this one has tiny lumps on it feel very similar to superglue .


a new crystal will be easy through Cousins and shouldn't be much more than £1.80..worth changing imo

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Re: Cressi 500m Diver inbound

on Tue Feb 27 2018, 21:44
Do you think it will pop out without having to remove the bezel?? I kind of want to remove the bezel to clean it but not really sure how to remove it and do not want to risk breaking it.

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Re: Cressi 500m Diver inbound

on Tue Feb 27 2018, 22:40
@SeikoJohn wrote:Do you think it will pop out without having to remove the bezel??  I kind of want to remove the bezel to clean it but not really sure how to remove it and do not want to risk breaking it.

it should come out ok and the bezel should come off the same way as you would a seiko one, but getting it back on is another matter as its held in place by a springy wire and they are hard to fit sometimes so it may be best to strip the watch down apart from the bezel and put it in the ultrasonic complete

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