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Well, I found the box for it and am ready to get it going.
Who wants in on giving the COURG Redux a whirl?
Here is some information on it.
http://wornandwound.com/redux-co-launch ... the-courg/
I figure wear it for a week or two and comment on your thoughts. Then pass it on to the next person who wants to wear it for a test drive. I’ll ship it to the first person and then they will ship it to the next and on and on til it’s come to a stop. Then we will see if anyone wants to be the new owner, if they do then they can make a small donation to the forum and if there is an interest of two or more having it then we can have an auction and the proceeds will go to the forum donation. This isn’t a serious dollars grab guys, just a little fun and a little donation to help us be self supporting. I wouldn’t care if it was a $10.00 donation, it’s meant to be fun.
When I first saw this I wanted it. A combo dive pilot watch in a 39mm titanium case. I wouldn’t allow myself to go in on a Kickstarter project though, so I waited a while until a good deal came up.
The forum reviews were tops on this, it was like this was the greatest value out there. Then....the reality set in. People were complaining that no one answered their emails so their watches couldn’t go in for repair. There were problems with the bezel not lining up with the dial and more.
It feels cheap to me, maybe it’s because titanium is so light, but it doesn’t feel right.
The back with the watch info.
The watch, the dial is fine, that’s glare because I shot it head on.
I thought it would be cool to pass around a Kickstarter watch so people can get a feel for the quality of them (this was supposed to be one of the better Kickstarter watches too).
It will come with the NATO that it came on. I don’t know if I will get the strap on before it ships, so the first person may have to install it.
It will come in a wooden box with a small notebook and a watch roll (looks to be made from a military grade tarp.)
It’s not awful, but it’s not all it was hyped to be either. It started out as $199.00 to the first 150 backers on Kickstarter, I was seeing them go for over $350.00 at one point. I think it depended on the type of titanium you wanted too. This is supposed to be the higher titanium. I believe this watch to be worth $90.00 to $120.00, it will be interesting to see your guys thoughts and comments on it.
So who wants in on checking this out?
Someone post this at BDWF so we can get some of those guys in on this.
Credit where credit is due, Foggy did this with his Admiral Spunk on Watchlords. I thought it would be a nice idea to try it out here with some watches we don’t wear anymore and are just collecting dust.