In Review: The Seiko SRPD25 Monster

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In Review: The Seiko SRPD25 Monster

Post by JAS1125 » Wed Dec 23, 2020 12:34 pm

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The Seiko Monster is something of a legend in the affordable automatic diver category. I’ve been collecting watches for about ten years now, and whenever someone mentions they want a solid, automatic dive watch, I… haven’t recommended the Monster in the past. Instead, I usually suggest the perennial favorite, still around (for now), SKX007/009. To me, the previous incarnations of the Monster has always been just a little too big, a little too loud, and a little too weird to be something I’d want to wear on the daily.

But that changed when I saw the most recent evolution of the Monster on sale behind the jewelry counter of my local department store.
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Re: In Review: The Seiko SRPD25 Monster

Post by biglove » Wed Dec 23, 2020 6:29 pm

I wouldn't recommend the Monster due to that pin and collar nightmare. Why, Seiko? WHY?
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Re: In Review: The Seiko SRPD25 Monster

Post by Hater » Thu Dec 24, 2020 8:01 am

biglove wrote:
Wed Dec 23, 2020 6:29 pm
pin and collar nightmare.
Crazy talk.
Unless someone feels the need to constantly fiddle with band sizing, you only have to adjust it once. Not that difficult if you have access to a computer, I have done it three times (three different Seikos), slice of pie.
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