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One week with the Oris Divers 65
My second Divers 65 from Oris has proved to be a much more positive experience than my first, and my first was pretty damn positive.
For whatever reason I am finding myself appreciating it more and more each day, and for a variety of reasons. The accuracy is astonishing for this type of movement; under 0.5 seconds fast per day. The way certain aspects of the dial and markers catch the light makes me stop for a second which may be down to the decent weather we have had in the UK recently. And the sheer comfortable feeling it gives me when on the wrist.
I did my usual trick and tried Natos, leather straps and alternative bracelets, but came back to the stock bracelet and so it has stayed that way for the past few days. It may be that the combination of watches I have bought and worn recently led me to subconsciously see the Divers 65 as the best balance between all of them. The Hamilton Khaki King felt wonderful on the wrist, but the lack of water resistance was a problem. The SARB035 looked fantastic to everyone else, but not to me sadly and the Black Bay red was too big and bulky for me.
The Divers 65 appears to sit in the middle of all of these while also offering a date window, decent lume and practically no faults at all. The only aspect I would change would be the way the bracelet end links do not quite fit the watch case height-wise, but I can live with that. And I suspect I will be living with the 65 for some time to come.