1. tyrantlizardrex

    tyrantlizardrex C is NOT for "Lizard". Nov 30, 2015

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    Hey everyone!

    Long time lurker, first time poster.

    I've always had a soft spot for the 980.XXX series of divers... but never found one in a condition that I was happy enough to buy... until last week when I snagged this 980.013N.

    It came on a standard bracelet... but I'm a big fan of these on NATO/Zulu straps.

    So. Much. Glow.

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  2. Calibre11

    Calibre11 Editor of Calibre11.com Staff Member Dec 1, 2015

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    Hey @tyrantlizardrex welcome and I'm pleased that you've turned from lurker to poster ;)

    That one is in remarkable condition! Where did you find it?

    And yes, I agree with you on the NATO option for these...looks great.

    dc
     
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  3. automobilia42

    automobilia42 Dec 1, 2015

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    Great watch and combo!
     
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  4. tyrantlizardrex

    tyrantlizardrex C is NOT for "Lizard". Dec 1, 2015

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    Thanks! It was on eBay, here in the UK... a little negotiation on price, but the right side of budget, boxed, with original strap, in dirty, but good condition.

    I'll be sending it to SwissTec for a deep clean, battery and reseal (which I understand means a new crown) - as soon as I have the stash of Omegas back from their parent company.

    I'm now stuck looking for other 980.XXX models... the deep dive... drool.
     
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  5. automobilia42

    automobilia42 Dec 1, 2015

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    No need for a new crown, unless it is damaged, the rubber gasket (o-ring) inside can be taken out and a new one installed in.
     
  6. tyrantlizardrex

    tyrantlizardrex C is NOT for "Lizard". Dec 3, 2015

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    Thanks for the heads up - I'll make sure to ask for a gasket, rather than a crown. This one looks practically new.
     
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  7. tyrantlizardrex

    tyrantlizardrex C is NOT for "Lizard". Jan 11, 2016

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