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Old 31 May 2019, 05:39 PM   #1
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126660 advice on fit

I've owned my 126660 for over a year and I'm finding myself wearing it less and less because it drags my skin. I do have skinny wrists but the weight doesn't bother me. I've noticed it's the special non-polished finish on the back of the watch that's catching my skin and dragging it down (I'm sure it's great over a diving suit).

And hacks or advice on how I can minimize this issue?
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Old 31 May 2019, 11:09 PM   #2
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I've owned my 126660 for over a year and I'm finding myself wearing it less and less because it drags my skin. I do have skinny wrists but the weight doesn't bother me. I've noticed it's the special non-polished finish on the back of the watch that's catching my skin and dragging it down (I'm sure it's great over a diving suit).

And hacks or advice on how I can minimize this issue?
The case back is titanium.

Sounds like you are wearing the watch too loose. Try tightening the bracelet so it doesn't move about on your wrist
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Old 31 May 2019, 11:14 PM   #3
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The case back is titanium.

Sounds like you are wearing the watch too loose. Try tightening the bracelet so it doesn't move about on your wrist
This. I'd remove the diver-extension from the bracelet for a better fit, but you need to wear a top-heavy watch like that rather snuggly.
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Old 1 June 2019, 03:17 AM   #4
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The case back is titanium.

Sounds like you are wearing the watch too loose. Try tightening the bracelet so it doesn't move about on your wrist
this might sound stupid, will a standard sub caseback fit the deepsea? I'm trying to hack this. Easier than hitting the gym and getting a wider wrist LOL
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Old 1 June 2019, 05:40 AM   #5
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this might sound stupid, will a standard sub caseback fit the deepsea? I'm trying to hack this. Easier than hitting the gym and getting a wider wrist LOL
No, the Deepsea has a completely different caseback (and construction in general).

If the fit isn't a great, I'd say go look at a 116600 Sea-Dweller instead. The case has shorter lugs and much better fit IMO, and not as top heavy. 40mm, as a Sea-Dweller should be.
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Old 1 June 2019, 06:50 AM   #6
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No, the Deepsea has a completely different caseback (and construction in general).

If the fit isn't a great, I'd say go look at a 116600 Sea-Dweller instead. The case has shorter lugs and much better fit IMO, and not as top heavy. 40mm, as a Sea-Dweller should be.
Funny, the changes made to the 126660 was supposed to make it fit better. Wider lugs, thinner bezel...if the previous gen fits better I'm going to be pissed.
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