Good nights or how to pose my watch when it is not on my hand?

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    Good nights or how to pose my watch when it is not on my hand?

    Hi. I got a Divers Date and i bought it to be on my hand thw whole time, but, since it is preety expencive for a guy like me i dont wear it to the gym, swiming pool and when i go to the sea. then it goes back to my droor. how should i pose the watch while he is not on my hand? BTW is it ok to wear it while im going to swim in a swimming pool (with all the chimicals in the water) and to the sea (mediterranean)?

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    Re: Good nights or how to pose my watch when it is not on my hand?

    Some people don't like to take their watches into the pool because of the chlorine in the water whereas others take the view that if the chlorine was strong enough to upset the watch it would play merry hell with you skin. As for taking it in the sea I doubt very very much that you will do any harm to it. It is after all a dive watch. Just be sure to make sure you rinse the piece after you have had it in the pool or the sea. I have taken my watches into both environments for many years without problems.

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    Re: Good nights or how to pose my watch when it is not on my hand?

    i was worried because of the chlorine and the effect of it on the rubber seals of the watch. also i was afraid that the salt will cause the steel to stain (it is stainless but stainless steel have many kinds i dont know wich steel is my watch made of) and the bezel to get stuck....
    and how should i put it when it is not on my wrist?

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    Re: Good nights or how to pose my watch when it is not on my hand?

    Most watches are made of 316L stainless steel. Stainless does not mean stain free though which is why you should get into the habit if rinsing your watch after it's been in the sea or pool. Your watch has a power reserve from fully wound of 28 hours so it will be O.K. when you take it off overnight. If you plan to take it off for longer periods on a regular basis you could consider a watch winder.
    When you take the watch off just put it in a drawer on something soft. On the rare occasions that I am watchless (which isn't often) I put it in my sock drawer - more to stop it getting knocked onto the floor by the cat than anything else.

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    Re: Good nights or how to pose my watch when it is not on my hand?

    One thing I like to do is to lay mine dial down. I seem to gain from 2 to 6 seconds a day depending on how active I am and how much I wear it for the day. The dial down seems to help it run a few seconds slow so that after several days it is still keeping great time.

    It's kinda fun to experiment and see how your watch likes to run and how to rest it. Mine goes into my dresser onto something soft. Still experimenting on how to leave it when not worn.

    As for pools, if it is a chlorinated pool, I would refrain from wearing it. There are so many different types of gasket and seal material, it would be difficult to know what is compatible with what. Even a weak solution of chlorine.

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    Re: Good nights or how to pose my watch when it is not on my hand?

    It's a great watch that deserves to be worn, and shown off, as much as possible.

    I wear mine everywhere - gym, pool, beach.

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    Re: Good nights or how to pose my watch when it is not on my hand?

    Neither the pool or ocean will harm your watch. Just give it a quick rinse with fresh water when you get out. My divers spend almost every day in the summer in chlorine and salt water and have never had a problem.
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