I ain’t saying it’s total piece of junk, but for it’s price which ain’t much I wouldn’t get it since even at that price point competition beats it hands down. Proudly assembled by hand in the USA. T tritium lumination which can last up to 25 years. July 7th, 7. Results 1 to 10 of Crystal – The crystal in the Alpha is a flat mineral crystal, so to match the dome crystal of the I purchased a GS Lo Dome watch crystal It was suprisingly similar in look to the vintage Rolex Submariner and all the parts look like they’re up for it at first glance. This page was last updated:
There were several differences that I noticed and the more that I researched in the ‘Affordable’ forum, the more I started looking into modding the Alpha Milsub. I’ll be converting my flat mineral crystal to an acrylic as well. Here I’ve tried to correct mistakes made by me and hopefully all data is correct. Lume on both watches is pretty non-existant but in both watches bezel dot has the strongest lume on the watch. July 7th, 8. I reduced the outside diameter by 0. Aged dial – After installing the new yellow hands, they didn’t match the white markers on the dial. Alpha Milsub mods dome crystal, new hands, bezel insert I like it a lot!
But I wanted to this fast since I’ve been thinking about this review for a while now, I just needed to let it rest, for now. There are manual-wind chronographs with a power reserve of 42 hours, as well as women’s fashion watches that show the phases of the moon.
Seamatic has better over all finishing, shiny parts are bit shinier, brushed parts have more even finish and paintwork on dial is spot on. Only giving some idea of how they compare to each other. My Alpha Milsub doesn’t get much wrist time but with some mods it might. July 7th, 3. Stainless Steel case with black DLC finish. Automatic watches Check for accu How ever if your thinking about purchasing a watch at this pricepoint look above and do your conclusions mine are below but don’t let my objective and compared to my standards judgement blind you, make your own choice.
I baked the dial in the oven for 1 hour at degrees F and then put submerged the dial for 5 minutes in some coffee. It also builds tough automatic watches if you prefer a more contemporary way to tell the time.
Only good thing I can think of this particular nato is the fact that I can’t see it braking down, ever and that’s a shame in this case.
Concentrated power is not rendered harmless by the good intentions of those who create it. Will people purchase these?
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For me it’s a distraction from tool-like appearence of the watch. After doing a lot of searching, I purchase a milsub style insert from Dagaz which is for a Seiko. It ain’t a watch I would rely on longer periods of time out in the field molsub it does keep time and seems to be at least as accurate as Alpha if not more so haven’t checked for long enough duration to known for sure. It does feel rather solid thou and it’s comfy on wrist and what’s most important in the line of looking like an other watch this one looks apart amazingly well.
Aged dial – After installing the new yellow hands, they didn’t match the white markers on the dial. It works and that’s a bonus in this pricepoint thou: Alpha Milsub mods dome crystal, new hands, bezel insert Turned out great! I reduced the outside diameter by 0.
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July 7th, 6. The dials feature acrylic dome tops or hardened scratch-proof mineral glass, offering durability. It ain’t much of a watch in the end and there are better options. Comparison between Alpha MilSub and Chronotac Seamatic I had the same chronotac a while back the a,pha was called chronomat back then and i thought it was also great value for money and certainly seemed well built.
I used Rolex as comparisonal point for Alpha and Rolex as comparisonal point for Seamatic. Were the two crystal sizes identical or was the acrylic different? Suunto Traverse Alpha combines strong build quality with a full set of outdoor features. Proudly assembled by hand in the USA.
Comparison between Alpha MilSub and Chronotac Seamatic
Number of bids and bid amounts may be slightly out of date. The time now is Also shop in Also shop in. It looks exactly like rolex bracelet on wrist wxtch style bracelet that is.
It’s a nice looking movement too and I’m pretty certain that it has a higher quality, at least I didn’t see any fingerprints inside: Competitive pricing – saving The hands that I purchased were yellow and not white like the Alpha’s. Sorry about all those milsug.
A genuine leather strap in black or brown has a classic look for work attire, while a stainless steel bracelet offers a shiny, contemporary appearance for a night out. Browse Related Browse Related. This version of this review is updated on few parts from previous review on an other forum. July 7th, 4.
Alpha Milsub mods dome crystal, new hands, bezel insert Very nice! About Alpha Watches The centuries-old Wach watch fraternity still makes room for exciting milsuv, such as Alpha watches that bring a modern touch to tradition.
The time now is Is the movement a DG or are the hands for something else? Stiched, harsh and hard.
Below are some pictures of the completed watch. T tritium lumination which can last up to 25 years.