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Citizen Eco Drive Military Chronograph AT0200-05E

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First review to this site!

Anyways I ordered this watch from Amazon for about 129.00 not 99 but 00took the dollar I had left over and put it to my next watch
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Great watch me being a Timex man and all.

Band-The strap is average length but the metal grommets used foradjustment are too widely spaced apart. Fortunately for me I use themiddle hole with 3 on each side and it fits me snuggly and comfortably.For some people the optimal fit might be too loose or too tight.

Chronograph- I used to wear digital alot so I missed all thefeatures I had with a digital when I received my Timex ExpeditionT47012. I use a chronograph (stopwatch) occasionally so I got thiswatch over the BM8180-03E. The minute dial for the stopwatch is poorlylaid out surprisingly. I have 20/20 vision with contacts and I have alittle trouble telling which minute is it. The red second hand is usedfor the seconds. Overall a great feature but not for precise timing.

Date- At the 4 o clock position little small could be bigger, but not a real issue.

24 hour dial- Top right dial. Pretty much useless, I use 24 hour timeon all my digitals and its easy to do the math in my head. About asnatrual to me as breathing.

Luminosity- POWERFUL!
Glows real bright after being in sunlight and all night. It's nice to know what time it is at 3 in the morning
Definetly suprised me since my Timex has Indiglo.

Accuracy- Mine gains less than a second per week. According to time.gov

Eco Drive- I wear my Timex as my work watch and this one as myeveryday watch. When Im not wearing this I prop it up by a windowsometimes not even the one that gets the most sunlight. In the monthI've owned it I never got the low charge warning and I don't think Iever will. Fully charged it can survive in the dark for 5 months!

Pros- Great military looking chronograph. Seems durable afterbeing banged around into alot of stuff. Even made a big scratch on thedoor frame after accidentaly smashing into it
Took a little wood out tough watch.

100 meter water resistant more than enough for my swimming needs.

Cons- Dials could be a bit bigger. I mean the big numbers are nice,but I dont need them that big

Summary- Great casual, rugged, everyday, military styled chronograph.
If you want a durable military styled chronograph this is it for youAND it runs on ECO DRIVE! Big bonus for a well-priced 130.00 USD

Hope this helped will post edits and updates over time.
 

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Re: Citizen Eco Drive Military Chronograph AT0200-05E

I've had one of these for four years or so. I didn't care for the Citizen fabric band, and opted for a simpler OD fabric and leather band without the reinforced holes. It's been a flawless performer, and it is my first choice for a work watch where I need the chronometer/stop watch capabilities. As a semi-retired Baby-Boomer, I find the larger numbers to be valuable! It's very readable when operating equipment where vibration is a factor. This is my first Citizen watch and I'm very impressed!
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Citizen Eco Drive Military Chronograph AT0200-05E



I wear mine on and off, only for work. I also hated the fabric band and used a nato strap until recently I picked up this promaster bracelet recently and it works well.
 

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Re: Citizen Eco Drive Military Chronograph AT0200-05E

Now that needs to be my next Citizen! Nice and neat. Now if it was only Titanium......
 
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