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heedpantsnow
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Jul 10, 2015
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So the bezel is a functioning compass? If so, that is pretty cool!
Jul 10, 2015
ChristopherJ
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Yep, using the hour hand, the inner bezel and the sun, you would be able to find your bearings.
Full instructions: http://www.seikowatches.com/support/ib/pdf/SEIKO_RCR07.pdf
Here's a wrist shot on my 6.75 in wrist.
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Jul 10, 2015
UsernameWasTaken
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How does the compass bezel hold in place after being set? I mean, does the lower crown turn easily by accident while wearing the watch?
I am thinking of using it in a manner similar to a diving bezel for timing things (steeping coffee, etc.), would it work for that?
Jul 10, 2015
ChristopherJ
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The compass bezel hold's it's place very well. It's hard to knock the crown and have it turn unintentionally. It doesn't turn with a touch.
Yes, you could definitely use it as a countdown timer. It would function with no issue, however keep in mind that it wasn't designed for that purpose. You could set a rotating outer bezel much faster because the twisting motion is easier to grasp than a small crown. Also, the numerals and indicators are harder to read at a glance than the bold markings that you would normally find on a divers bezel, for example.
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