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    Tunas Swim Deep...Very Deep

    Hat tip to Lex at Oceanic Time for this one: http://oceanictime.blogspot.com/2015...ter-water.html

    Seiko going to great lengths to test their 1000m watches at depths of over 3000m. The auto ran until 4299m!




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    Here is another from the Seiko US that goes through some history.

    http://www.seiko-prospex.com/sea/evolution
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    I guess we should add this one since it goes through a few Seiko Divers.

    http://www.seiko-prospex.com/sea/special
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    I really enjoy the vids thanks for posting. One of the things I love about Seikos. They truly exceed in their engineering.

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    Quote Originally Posted by -JP View Post
    I really enjoy the vids thanks for posting. One of the things I love about Seikos. They truly exceed in their engineering.
    Fully agree. Look at the genius of making the crystal seal bleed helium over the complexity of a HEV valve. Generally the simplest solution is the best.
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    I'd have liked to see them go deeper until they completely failed, as-in the crystal broke or the back exploded or something neat like that.

    Either way, that's very impressive and I think it's awesome that they go to those lengths just to test a few watches. That cannot be a cheap venture.
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    Very cool video. Thanks for posting.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ague Trading Co View Post
    I'd have liked to see them go deeper until they completely failed, as-in the crystal broke or the back exploded or something neat like that.

    Either way, that's very impressive and I think it's awesome that they go to those lengths just to test a few watches. That cannot be a cheap venture.
    Given the way Seiko's crystal gasket bleeds off Helium exploding is not a likely result. Crushed by pressure would be a more likely result. Find it interesting that the Quartz stopped before the Automatic.
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