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2021 TAG Heuer Aquaracer Night Diver- Ref. WBP201D

  1. kappa_md

    kappa_md Sep 20, 2021

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    Yeah I figured it out that the PVD coat will not look good after constant use and exposure. But isn’t it part of the charm of these watches? ;)

    I just think the “king” in TAG Heuer’s line up for a daily beater is truly the Aquaracer :thumbsup:
     
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  2. dtf

    dtf Sep 21, 2021

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    My daily beater AR agrees ;) arguably a daily beater should be a quartz, or a anti-mag, anti-vibration automatic, but my calibre 5 has taken a lot of abuse over the last couple of years
     
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  3. abrod520

    abrod520 Sep 21, 2021

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    I don't have actual measurements but it's fairly slim on the wrist. I'd guess not much more than 12.5mm. L2L is about average too. I'll take a look with my caliper when I get home later today
     
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  4. cwsbbb

    cwsbbb Sep 21, 2021

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    So many divers are retro-inspired at the moment it is refreshing to see a design that isnt a throwback to the 60s or 70s. That combination of white and black indices is something I've never seen before!
     
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  5. abrod520

    abrod520 Sep 21, 2021

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    This one is retro-inspired, just a throwback to an ‘80s model instead of 60s or 70s ;)

    Looks like my guess was correct - at least for the titanium 844 edition, the thickness is 12.5mm with a lug-to-lug of 49.8mm. Given the 43mm case width it ends up wearing pretty slim on the wrist for a diver.
     
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  6. cwsbbb

    cwsbbb Sep 21, 2021

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    That many 60s/70s watches around I don't count a throwback to the 80s as retro-inspired! Design is still great I don't think anyone would look at it and say 'that's a retro design' unless you know the history of that specific model
     
  7. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Sep 22, 2021

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    Yeah, the only thing retro about it is the lume dial with the black 'roundish' hour markers. It's a leap to say the least.
     
  8. abrod520

    abrod520 Sep 22, 2021

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    Throwback or not (I'd say that like the 844 edition, it's just got throwback touches rather than being an entire model) it's pretty cool. Worth checking out in person IMO
     
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  9. Jim Dollares

    Jim Dollares Sep 25, 2021

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  10. bpsmith

    bpsmith Sep 25, 2021

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    That really does look pukka.
     
  11. Jim Dollares

    Jim Dollares Sep 29, 2021

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  12. Jim Dollares

    Jim Dollares Sep 29, 2021

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    @Aquagraph Hodinky says that "The solid (yes!), engraved caseback is screwed in"

    Different case design compared to non black Aquaracers? Or typo maybe, what say you master of Aquaracer casebacks?
     
  13. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Sep 29, 2021

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    Well it has no lugs so I would say they are talking sh*t and it is the same case as the other Aquaracers.
     
  14. Jim Dollares

    Jim Dollares Sep 29, 2021

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    Ah well they might be talking shit but they do excellent photography. My favourite probably this one showing a cool half glowing dial, partially hit by light

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  15. Jim Dollares

    Jim Dollares Sep 29, 2021

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    Honestly, who was the TAG Heuer genius that decided to put a lumed biizel on the 844 but not on the Night diver ::facepalm2::
     
  16. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Sep 29, 2021

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    Really? That pic looks damned odd to me. Especially as it appears to be balancing on the crown...
     
  17. Jim Dollares

    Jim Dollares Sep 29, 2021

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    Its maaaaaagic :rolleyes:
     
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  18. Hubert

    Hubert Sep 29, 2021

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    That was my favorite photo from their article.
     
  19. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Sep 30, 2021

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  20. abrod520

    abrod520 Oct 15, 2021

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