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Seiko Save The Ocean Turtle SRPD21K 2019 Turtle $399 (Was $799) @ Starbuy

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Similar to this deal. Not a bad deal.

Brand : SEIKO
Code : SRPD21K
Gender : Male
Face Colour : Blue
Case Shape : Round
Water Resistance : 200m / 20ATM / 640ft
Case Material : Stainless Steel
Case Diameter : 45mm
Case Thickness : 13.4mm
Crystal/Glass Type : Hardlex Glass
Strap/Bracelet Type : Stainless Steel Bracelet
Clasp Type : Push Button Buckle
Calendar : Day / Date
Watch Movement : Automatic
Warranty : Seiko 3 Year
Feature 1 : Save The Ocean 2019 Watch
Feature 2 : Prospex Collection
Feature 3 : 200m Water Resistance
Feature 4 : Stainless Steel Case
Feature 5 : Stainless Steel Bracelet
Feature 6 : Divers Watch
Feature 7 : Hardlex Crystal
Feature 8 : Date and Day Display
Feature 9 : One Way Rotating Bezel
Feature 10 : Lumibrite - Hands & Hour Markers
Packaging : Watch + Seiko Box + Instructions + Warranty

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  • +8 votes

    Nice looking watch but no 1 & 2 are not features

    • +16 votes

      If the watch can indeed save the ocean then that is an impressive feature in my books

      • +1 vote

        Only in 2019.

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        Is the watch Aquaman?

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    Looks good. Good discount too

      • +3 votes

        There are many different automatic movements, of varying cost and quality.

        Apparently it has Seiko's 4R36 movement. I have a watch with this movement (it cost half as much as this one and (IMO) looks a lot better). I didn't realise the accuracy was rated as such, it certainly doesn't seem that bad in actual use.

        Knowing this, I can recommend the movement. I just don't like the design.

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          I agree 4R36 is the basis of nearly all new entry to mid level seikos. It's proven to be extremely reliable and accurate. What watch do you have that cost 200 dollars and has a 4r36? to my knowledge turtles were the entry point, curious to know the model

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            @peeppeep: Seiko SRP677 (a Seiko 5). Looking back at my order, I guess it was heavily discounted at the time ($142 USD).

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              @O15: Brilliant deal! Very rare to come across a good 4R36 based Seiko for less than 200 AUD

      • +2 votes

        It's not really limited though. They aren't numbered and made about a billion of them. A bit like a PADI.

        • +1 vote

          Everything is limited…Eventually.

    • +4 votes

      Not sure why you got negged for stating your opinion and asking a valid question. Gave you a + to try balance out.
      Looks are subjective obviously, I really like the turtle series (have the all black model).
      I don't think $400 is that expensive; with 200m water resistance, an decently accurate, reliable movement and (subjectivity) good looks, I think it's reasonable.
      It's a 4R36 movement and from what I've read some of them can be very accurate, while others are just within the spec. Mine usually loses about ~3min a week roughly? I haven't really tested that it seems to be about what I notice.

      • +1 vote

        Eh, that's OzBargain for you. Negging is a lot easier than constructive discourse.

        I will say, whilst I was trying to figure out what movement it had, I found some photos which make it appear nicer than the one on this post. Maybe it's just not the best angle to show off this watch.

        • +2 votes

          I think most of them look better in real life. My favourite being the srpc25k. They are also very comfortable.

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          Seiko are notorious for their horrible product photos. It's almost like they're trying to dissuade people from buying their watches.

  • +1 vote

    Do people who buy these watches have smart watches? Swap them and say wear these on special occasions? Or just collect?

    • +1 vote

      I have a smart watch and a few automatics. Smart watch for everyday things but the traditional watches for smart casual or above. Also just like collecting.

    • +10 votes

      I'm a developer and love my tech, but can't stand smart watches. They just have no soul.

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        They're also fugly, especially the big black square known as the Apple Watch.

    • +1 vote

      I'm that person who has a smart phone, tablet, laptop and desktop but I've never bothered with a smart watch as I appreciate timeless timepiece too much to wear something which will be obsolete in a couple of years.

      With that said, I can see a watch enthusiast owning a smart watch if they were to use it for fitness tracking when working out. But for every day use, nope, I'll take a mechanical.

      • -1 vote

        owning a smart watch if they were to use it for fitness tracking when working out

        The only problem is that health is 24-7, not just when working out. Think of physical activity all vs a few minutes/hours working out.

        I have an attractive mechanical watch over 20 years old, but unless I wear it on my other wrist in addition to the smart watch, it's stayed out of sight for a number of years now.

        • +1 vote

          Maybe fitness tracking wasn't the right term. Workout tracking, I guess.
          There are absolutely people who would only wear fitness watches whilst exercising. I know at least one.

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      I wear a smart watch when I'm out running, just so I don't need to carry my phone as well.

      Any other time I'll wear a mechanical. They just look more elegant and professional than smart watches.

  • +1 vote

    Nice watch but Hardlex 😢

  • +2 votes

    Come on Starbuy, bring out the big guns like green sumo

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      You should send them a message to ask. I think there have been times when they have run deals that people have suggested

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        I’ll try again but I did email them once for the grey turtle and didn’t receive a response

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        I asked them about putting the Green Sumo on sale once before and they said no. Two weeks later it went on sale anyway. Grabbed it for $799 in May and wear it every day.

        • +1 vote

          I feel like they have a tendency to do that. I enquired a watch before if they can do a similar pricing they did on X date.

          They said they can't do it anymore as the discount was only given to them by Seiko for an initial bulk order. Like you, they eventually discounted it again a few weeks later. Good thing I didn't buy it and it also left a sour taste.

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            @xaykogeki: Yes I have also experienced this myself.

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            @xaykogeki: Well they agreed to do the deal on the green sumo this morning after I emailed them. So guess they might have their own reasons

      • +1 vote

        @lyle88 Emailed Deepak and got the deal on Green Sumo, so cheers mate :)

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          Nice one!

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    No sapphire glass and no ceramic bezel. I'm out.
    Zelos makes a much better watch when new watches released.

    • +1 vote

      Ceramic bezel is not going to look good on every watch (though it would fit this one), I don't think that should be a deal breaker.

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    Passing on this because my wrist is too small. All of the other seiko divers that I have bought from starbuy sit in a watch box! Good deal though.

    • +5 votes

      What an obtuse comment in many respects. The Seiko turtle has a great history which can be traced back to the 70s with the reference 6306

    • +3 votes

      This will last just as long as my overpriced omega seamaster

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        Except for the glass, and bezel - just wish they’d use sapphire. The amount of glass watches I’ve scratched or broken and then just can’t stand looking at it. I stopped buying watches without sapphire, if the Lenovo watch 7 could do it for around $10 you’d think they could on this.

        Also ceramic bezels don’t fade as much once the watch gets old.

        Otherwise agree, I think even servicing my seamaster costs more than this - although IMO it looks better.