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I'm driving cross country (USA) with my son to help with the driving as he heads off to his 1st post-college job. I'd like to bring a single watch, and since I don't know what we'll confront, I figure a diver is the right move as we'll hit 3 national parks, and who knows if we'll end up in water or hiking and seeing a little rougher duty (clumsy much?)

Sumo, 7549 Tuna, Monster, SKX007/9, SRP Tuna, SBBN Tuna, Golden Tuna, 6309, 6105?

What would you take, and why?
 

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Monster, SKX or SRP as they are all relatively inexpensive and still available if any harm should occur.

Good luck and drive carefully.

Gordy
 

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I'd go with the Sumo. You'll be going through a couple of time zones so the Sumo's hacking capability would be useful if you care to set your watch accurately.
 

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Well, I went with the Sumo with a 300MM clasp. I figure it looks nice, has great lume, and as pointed out, if anything happens to it I can probably replace for $400.

Son is tooling along with the Panda 6138 I got him as his graduation watch and gave him at the start of the trip.

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Hi I Just got back from Holidays with my wife for 2 weeks and took my Tag Heuer Aquagraph covered all bases for me.





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Mark
 

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Monster, SKX or SRP as they are all relatively inexpensive and still available if any harm should occur.

Good luck and drive carefully.

Gordy

Exactly what I would have said and for the same reasons. I'd want to enjoythe trip and not worry about my watch. Cheap or semi-cheap beater.
 

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Always these 2 watches the seiko for snorkling and swimming ;)

If i had to choose i would pick the monster,if it gets damaged it doesnt matter that much.

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Just remember to take off your watch in case you got a flat tire :72:
 

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I was going to say a sumo on an OEM mm rubber strap because it is what I am wearing at the moment and it has become my kinda classy beater. Don't want to look too rich or too destitute on the road and I like to keep my watch on at all times especially when traveling so something that can handle sweat, showering, pool, ocean and lake seems to be the way to go. Strap over bracelet because it is summer and you're on vacay.
 

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Having traveled around the world and across the...

country, I use two watches. For night wear I use a cheap ($3.00 Goodwill purchase) indiglo watch. Handy for seeing time during middle of night and as a glow watch to navigate night quarters that vary from day to day - tents, hotel rooms, etc. For daytime always use my 6309 "Explorer!"



 

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I would have said wear the one you will never sell.

The experience (good or bad) will always come back to mind everytime you put it on.

You can't take back or undo memories and experiences.

Just ask a shrink
 
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I'd say while the 6309 or Sumo would likely be comfy, nice, choices for a trip - I'd choose the more common 7s26 Divers. They're plentiful and easy to replace if things get hairy out there.
 
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