11.59 Chronograph as a daily driver

Mar 29, 2024,22:33 PM

Good afternoon. I see here more and more people gravitate to admiring Code 11.59 for its complexity and new design. I wonder if the 11.59 chronograph can be used as a tool watch for travelling, working and admiring at the beach. Does anyone have such an experience? Or is it more a fragile watch that scratches easily and has known movement issues? Best!

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Travel and work - perfect. At the beach?

 By: MichaelC : March 29th, 2024-22:47
I would pass on this. The case would bring home quite a bit of sand, I fear. There were movement issues early on with the flyback chronograph. I understand they have all been corrected. Scratch resistance - my CODE Starwheel does not have a spec on it and... 

Point well made about minimal dimensions

 By: SCane : March 29th, 2024-22:54
The fact that the watch has almost no bezel and a protruding sapphire crystal is a good sign for no scratches.

Yes, that is exactly it.

 By: MichaelC : March 29th, 2024-23:50
And it offers quite a unique look, at least for me, as I don't have any other watches with such a thin bezel. BTW, a BIG welcome here!!! I just noticed these are your first posts. Please enjoy the forums and participate as much as you like!

I can envision sand getting into the lugs and I cringe!!

 By: MichaelC : March 30th, 2024-14:27
Maybe if they use the new "sand gold" material for a CODE 11.59 case, then it can be a beach watch ;-)

Hehehe, yes!

 By: amanico : March 30th, 2024-16:48

30m wr.

 By: shafran : March 29th, 2024-22:54
Not a beach watch, unless someone watches it while u go into the water

To me this is the biggest blunder

 By: Arronax : March 30th, 2024-00:03
Hard to explain why they couldn't engineer decent WR out of the case considering the number of years it took them.

My biggest complaint about them

 By: shafran : March 30th, 2024-10:25
Was the thin hands. They rectified that with the new generation

I think all 2024

 By: shafran : March 30th, 2024-14:31

Your version in the wrist shot is my original favorite! I love the Code chronographs, especially this with the brushed black dial and ceramic body.

 By: ArmisT : March 30th, 2024-00:53
As a daily I enjoy wearing mine for stretches of time, but I am protective. And as the others have indicated, I wouldn’t go near any significant body of water with any Code. Washing my hands is as close as I get.

Beautiful piece!!

 By: pfang56 : March 30th, 2024-01:53
I am hoping to take my starwheel to swim at my next vacation! I'm certain the watches are tested well, but I always go to the boutique to check the seals and water resistance. Many thanks for sharing! One of my favorites . Peter

This is exact the a code I consider buying.

 By: Watchonthewrists : March 30th, 2024-07:20
When i saw the pics i didn’t gave it much attention tbh but when a friend of mine got one and i tried it on my wrist it was instant love. Looks amazing. Hope to be part of the family soon 🙏🏻😉

We definitely have an owner, I tried his on last summer

 By: MichaelC : March 30th, 2024-14:33
Awesome piece. Not the best photos from the dinner table, but here they are. ...  

Lovely dial colour.

 By: hora12reborn : March 31st, 2024-20:40

Everything but a beach watch,

 By: hora12reborn : March 31st, 2024-20:41