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Citizen ProMaster EcoDrive

Post by Watch Noob » January 13th 2021, 2:40pm

So yea, I'm probably the last guy on earth to get one of these. I never paid much attention to Citizen, but they finally came back down in price so I snatched one up and received it today.

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Initial impressions:
*Perfect Size
*Seconds hands hit each marker
*Bezel perfectly aligned with the slightest bit of backplay
*Nice blue lume on markers, hands, and contrasting green pip
*Strap - well it's been stated 100 times before, could be much better
*signed crown
*EcoDrive - I hear the battery should last 1`0 yrs. Any form of light be it real or artificial charges the battery.
*Packaging is really cool if you're a kid, otherwise I say keep it in a simple box and put the scuba tank $$ towards a better strap.
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Re: Citizen ProMaster EcoDrive

Post by biglove » January 13th 2021, 7:03pm

Have owned the black and the blue. There is an aftermarket eBay seller that makes great bracelets for these for under $30.

Simply one of the best watches out there for the money.
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Re: Citizen ProMaster EcoDrive

Post by koimaster » January 13th 2021, 8:47pm

Watch Noob wrote:
January 13th 2021, 2:40pm
So yea, I'm probably the last guy on earth to get one of these. I never paid much attention to Citizen, but they finally came back down in price so I snatched one up and received it today.

Image

Image

Initial impressions:
*Perfect Size
*Seconds hands hit each marker
*Bezel perfectly aligned with the slightest bit of backplay
*Nice blue lume on markers, hands, and contrasting green pip
*Strap - well it's been stated 100 times before, could be much better
*signed crown
*EcoDrive - I hear the battery should last 1`0 yrs. Any form of light be it real or artificial charges the battery.
*Packaging is really cool if you're a kid, otherwise I say keep it in a simple box and put the scuba tank $$ towards a better strap.
Great choice. Solid watch, a bargain for what you get.


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January 13th 2021, 7:15pm
I have the black dial of this and rate it. Nice pickup

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I miss the dive photos. Did they drain the ocean to put out the fires?
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Re: Citizen ProMaster EcoDrive

Post by bedlam » January 13th 2021, 9:15pm

koimaster wrote:
January 13th 2021, 8:47pm
I miss the dive photos. Did they drain the ocean to put out the fires?
No, just been doing more technical diving recently and the higher gear level means a camera gets in the way.

Planning some wreck dives soon. Will definitely have the camera along for those :Thumbsup:
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Re: Citizen ProMaster EcoDrive

Post by koimaster » January 13th 2021, 11:04pm

bedlam wrote:
January 13th 2021, 9:15pm
koimaster wrote:
January 13th 2021, 8:47pm
I miss the dive photos. Did they drain the ocean to put out the fires?
No, just been doing more technical diving recently and the higher gear level means a camera gets in the way.

Planning some wreck dives soon. Will definitely have the camera along for those :Thumbsup:
Saturation diving or going mixed gases, re-breathers?
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Re: Citizen ProMaster EcoDrive

Post by bedlam » January 14th 2021, 8:52am

koimaster wrote:
January 13th 2021, 11:04pm
bedlam wrote:
January 13th 2021, 9:15pm
koimaster wrote:
January 13th 2021, 8:47pm
I miss the dive photos. Did they drain the ocean to put out the fires?
No, just been doing more technical diving recently and the higher gear level means a camera gets in the way.

Planning some wreck dives soon. Will definitely have the camera along for those :Thumbsup:
Saturation diving or going mixed gases, re-breathers?
Open-circuit trimix. A couple dives over 100m now.
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