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Best Value Dive Watches.  What Features Make Up The Best Value?

Best Value Dive Watches. What Features Make Up The Best Value?

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You can google "Best Value Dive Watches" and you will find tons of sites directing you to the best dive watches.  Of course what is the "best" is largely subjective. What features make up best value dive watches?  We think we know. Build Quality:   A sturdy strap or bracelet, well attached to the case, is important. A well built dive watch could last for decades if maintained properly.  316L Stainless Steel for the build material would is both preferred and most common. A tight bezel, with little to no play, is a sign of a good build quality with great...

Pro Diver Watches.  What Makes a Watch a "Pro Diver"?

Pro Diver Watches. What Makes a Watch a "Pro Diver"?

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Pro Diver is short for "Professional Diver".  What makes a Pro Diver Watch?  We suppose that might be up for debate among watch enthusiasts. The first pro diver watch, in a traditional sense, was made by Blancpain and called the Fifty Fathoms in 1953.   Many believe the Rolex Submariner design drew inspiration from the Fifty Fathoms, while some say Rolex outright ripped off the design.  Whichever side you are on, today the design of these two innovative companies inspires many different brands of watches including our own Aquacy Pro Diver Watches. As far as the term "Pro Diver Watch" many...

What is the Hei-Matau?

What is the Hei-Matau?

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The Hei-Matau was a fish-hook shape carved out of ivory, bone shell, or wood. Over time, those carvings have become ornate and are used as jewelry.  To the Maori people, who are the native people of New Zealand, the Hei-Matau is a cultural treasure.  The symbol represents several ideas including strength, safe passage over water, and good luck.  It's origins come from Maori legend, which holds that the North Island of New Zealand was once a huge fish that was caught by the great mariner Maui.  He managed this amazing feat using only a woven line and a hook made...

Aquacy is Launching On Kickstarter!

Aquacy is Launching On Kickstarter!

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Update 9/10/18: We Launched! Coming Soon to Kickstarter.  Aquacy will launch on Kickstarter sometime in Sept. 2018.  Check back often as we will update with exact date as soon as we have it available. The popularity of Kickstarter watches cannot be underestimated.  Aquacy is no doubt (in our opinion but we are a bit biased) destined to be one of the best Kickstarter watches of 2018.  Are we correct?  Only time will tell.  It seems many of the top Kickstarter watches are automatic dive watches, if the price is right of course!  Watch companies that use Kickstarter, both new brands and...

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