This is my first post, great site with lots of info!!!

I've been searching for a new watch for quite a while and the Citizen Eco-Drives have always taken my fancy, recently when looking in shop windows I always seemed to stop when I got to the AT4008-51E. I think I've found what I'm looking for at last!

I've done a lot of googling and I've found the best reviews, information, and pictures on this website. The titanium version was a serious contender but I think I'm going to stick with the one I liked first.

I do have one question however. I intend to wear this watch every day and wondered how the white numbers on the Tachymeter cope with daily life? I only ask as I saw a review on Amazon where one owner commented that the numbers had begun to wear off after a year. Are the numbers simply painted on or are they partly stamped into the surface and painted in? How do they cope with daily life?