Just spent the last 11 days wearing this...

Jan 07, 2019,20:38 PM

The longest constant period of use... it’s not a special piece in terms of high quality without technical details that make a watch nerd go “ooh and aah’ however, it does what’s its designed to do very well.
One of the original tool watches, the Seiko SKX009 on the black rubber strap, is totally at home in and around water.
Today, home for a couple of hours after a wonderful holiday celebrating one of my longest and dearest friend’s recent wedding, I walked off the hours spent in aluminum tube on my home beach.
Here are a few images... also quite fun to see are the fossilized oyster beds.

Happy to be home!


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I got mine November last year along with the SKX007..

 By: Echi : January 7th, 2019-21:02
It is easily, hands down, the watch/es that I most often wear. Probably 80% of the time ever since I got them. As you said, it's not a special piece and yet it is 11 days is quite understandable. The only reason why I won't wear it straight is because I f...  

Hi Echi,

 By: Tim Jackson : January 10th, 2019-09:42
How do you like the bracelet? Not typically a fan of Seiko’s lower priced bracelets Cheers, Tim

I know what you mean, Tim..

 By: Echi : January 10th, 2019-20:05
And I am not a fan of the GS bracelets either. But a cheap jubilee on a SKX is surprisingly comfortable. And looks quite nice. It is partly what drew me to trying out the SKX.. I also wanted to see if a jubilee will sit well with me as I'm more an oyster ... 

+1 [nt]

 By: jml_watches : January 7th, 2019-23:42

Indeed! [nt]

 By: Tim Jackson : January 10th, 2019-09:42

Looks great Tim..

 By: Cpt Scarlet : January 8th, 2019-02:02
Probably time for a wash now 🧼

That’s the way to go 👍 [nt]

 By: Cpt Scarlet : January 10th, 2019-09:58

Great tool watch. Tough and sturdy like a tank.

 By: geross : January 8th, 2019-13:02
Cheers 🍻, i admire Seiko dive watches. Cool 😎 Geross.

Geross, I've always admired these Seiko Dive watches.

 By: Tim Jackson : January 10th, 2019-09:46
Finally picked this up 2 yrs ago to surf with, as I couldn’t bring myself to buy a cheap quartz watch, just for surfing. Very happy with it. Cheers, Tim