Luminox combined the rugged functionality of the Navy Seal watch with distinctive styling to create the Blackout timepiece. Tiny gas lights on the hands and hour markers provide watch with constant visibility at a glance, no matter the conditions....more
Luminox combined the rugged functionality of the Navy Seal watch with distinctive styling to create the Blackout timepiece. Tiny gas lights on the hands and hour markers provide watch with constant visibility at a glance, no matter the conditions.
Case: Black stainless steel
Hands: Black with Luminox's 'Always Visible' glow-in-the-dark technology
Markers: Arabic numerals, black markers with 'Always Visible' glow-in-the-dark technology
Military time marked with black Arabic numerals
Calendar: Date window at 3 o'clock
Strap: Rubber, black
Clasp: Tang buckle
Movement: Swiss quartz
Water resistance: 20 ATM/200 meters/660 feet
Case measurements: 44 mm in diameter x 12 mm thick
Watch is made of plastic which while fine, was not expected. I quickly got past this as my duty weapon also has a lot of plastics and resins in it and it has always served me well. HOWEVER, when the watch first arrived i was stoked but after about 3 weeks after receiving the watch it began to keep time only intermittently. I first replaced the battery assuming it was about to die but the problem continued. I took the watch to a local repair shop where i was told that the watch had moisture in the watch and would cost $70 to repair.
This seems to be a great watch so far. It seems rugged and has held up so far, but it only has been a couple weeks. Maybe I am used to and expect a good heft in a premium watch, but this one does not have it. I guess the bezel is made of carbon fiber, which is supposed to be lite in weight. For it's weight, this watch is a durable, dependable timepiece and the prices at Overstock are the best I could find, and I searched for weeks/if not months for a good deal on this limited edition model.
Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes
from Iowa, van down by river,
Nov 30, 2010
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