The Prospex line is very new to the US market. Those of us who know what it is have long treasured these incredible dive watches. Nothing in the market is like it in style quality and durability. The new black and gold SBDX014 is no exception. New to the market in 2015 it continues the tradition of the best dive watch money can buy. Rated to 1000 meters Seiko tested them on a deep sea submersible. The watch finally failed at 4299 meters over 4 times it's rating. That's over 13,000 feet deep. Nice to know it will be OK if I drop it in the sink. Gary was terrific to deal with. They are my go to dealer from now on. Thank you for your terrific service. Owen
2nd Feb 2017
Big Bold Tuna!
Saw the Seiko SBDX014 in a couple magazines and online articles and fell in love. Couldn't wait for it to come out. I was concerned about the size (it's big) and it would be my first significant Seiko purchase. And since there were no retailers I knew of in my city I was VERY concerned about how I'd ever get a chance to see it without buying it blindly online.
Then I was referred to Arizona Fine Time by an acquaintance. Spoke to Kole and he really made me feel comfortable about buying from AFT. I could tell that they are a reputable store. So, I took the plunge.
Got the watch overnight and have to say I'm really happy. Yes, it's big. The measurements are of the overall shroud, so include the lugs. When you realize that and see how the short lugs fit under the shroud, it does wear smaller than the specs would seem to indicate. It's heavy, but too much so. It's very nicely finished and a real attention-grabber. I've received lots of compliments from even non-watch folks. The movement operates with an incredibly silky-smoothness. Runs very well on time.
Really, I can't say enough good things about the watch and my experience with AFT.