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Certainly one of TAG Heuer's most widely used watches continues to be updated for 2012/ 2013- the Tag Heuer Aquaracer 500M Replica. The brand new model brings several enhancements in the current series, most particularly using a slimmer situation along with a new ceramic bezel.
The automated Aquaracer range was once straightforward, with two distinct choices: a situation design started out the initial Heuer/ TAG Heuer 2000 (rated to water proofing of 300m), or perhaps a bigger, more angular situation (rated to 500m) that boasted a cutting-edge rubber bezel and helium escape valve. With the 2012 Aquaracer 500m, individuals lines happen to be blurred.
The 2nd generation 500m is dependant on the Aquaracer 300m, instead of as being a distinct design. As the new watch looks great, it's now an alternative from the other Aquaracers- the same is true which means that the brand new series one step forwards or backwards?
As regular readers knows, the Aquaracer series started its existence because the Heuer 2000 series in 1982. The 2000 was the final watch released by Heuer underneath the stewardship of Jack Heuer, and become the TAG Heuer 2000 in 1986 (above). Included in the new naming technique to distance TAG Heuer in the 1000/ 15000/ 2000/ 4000/ 6000 era, the 2000 series was relaunched because the Aquaracer in the finish of 2004.
The 2000/ Aquaracer models always remained in keeping with the initial situation design, simply updating movements, finishes and dial designs on the way. This altered in '09 once the Aquaracer 5oom family premiered- here would be a bigger, squared-edged situation having a rubber bezel, over-sized crown and helium-escape valve (see below).
The 500m models gave the Aquaracer series a bolder, more contemporary design and something that demonstrated popular, with a Quartz movement and automatic selection of watches, such as the "Full Black" Aquaracer using its vibrant lime highlights. The series would be a champion. Why have TAG Heuer altered the formula?
Let's obvious up among the key questions regarding the brand new watch: the brand new Aquaracer 500m uses exactly the same situation because the Aquaracer 300m series, however with a thicker situation back and bezel. Should you consider the timepiece in three sections (situation back, situation and bezel), then your only exterior distinction between the situation of these two variants may be the helium valve around the 500m models.
Within the situation, many components (for example gaskets) happen to be beefed on the 500m to make sure water proofing to some greater depth.
Additionally, it means a 41mm situation (lower from 43mm) and also the sharp edges from the out-going series substituted with the gentle curves from the original Heuer 2000. The similarities between your Aquaracer 300m and new 500m watches are obvious if you notice the 2 together:
The 500m does score unique sword-formed hands and carries over the style of the arrow-tipped sweeping seconds hands in the first generation Aquaracer 500m.
The dial design can also be new. The very first-gen model (below) includes a bold vertical patterning, that has been substituted with toned-lower horizontal impact on the brand new watches.
The streaks are smaller sized than individuals around the 300m model and work nicely in giving the dial a far more classical look (below).
The date window around the new Tag Heuer Aquaracer 500M Replica moves to the standard 3 o'clock position and also the dial loses the "500m" bridge that linked the center-stem towards the date window. And talking about date home windows, the cyclops is finished.
Another detailed change may be the reversion to some printed "TAG Heuer" emblem as opposed to the applied emblem from the first-gen watch.
Leaving the dial, probably the most significant enhancements towards the watch may be the new bezel-insert, in which the hard rubber bezel continues to be substituted with an excellent-searching ceramic bezel within the traditional dive-watch style. For me personally, this can be a huge improvement and something recommended 2 yrs ago when Calibre 11 reviewed the 500m Chronograph:
"A quick word concerning the bezel- among the questionable options that come with the Aquaracer 500m series. The bezel is really a hard rubber finish that appears great using the applied silver markers and also the uncovered screw-heads. But as the design is effective like a diving watch, it doesn't look as up-market like a traditional metal bezel. I'd have stored this distinctive bezel design like a feature from the 500m watch and used a ceramic bezel around the Chronograph version to differentiate it in the fundamental watch and provide the Chronograph a far more up-market appearance."
Being ceramic, the brand new bezel includes a smooth, "glassy" finish and the additional advantage to be considerably harder (and for that reason more scratch resistant) than the usual traditional aluminum bezel.
Nothing covers the slimmer style of the brand new Aquaracer 500m fake watch more clearly compared to photo above, which shows the brand new watch around the right and also the current Aquaracer 500m Chronograph around the left. Sure, Chronographs are often thicker than 3-hands watches, however the difference is stark.
The photo above shows the brand new Aquaracer 500m (right) facing the 300m Aquaracer (left). Note the way the 500m sits greater because of its thicker caseback. You may also clearly begin to see the variations within the bezel design and thickness.
And, for that vintage buffs, this is actually the new replica Aquaracer 500m facing the Heuer 1000m deep dive watch in the early 1980s. Considered an over-sized "tool watch" in the day, the Heuer 1000m is one of the same size because the new Aquaracer. Check out exactly the same vintage Heuer plus the replica Aquaracer 500m Chronograph (below).
TAG Heuer boast the new Tag Heuer Aquaracer 500M Replica may be the thinnest automatic watch rated to 500m water proofing, and there's without doubt that whenever a period well over-sized diver watches, the brand new model feels and looks significantly lighter. Regardless of whether you think about the new design classical or conservative, there's without doubt that it is a great-searching watch.
Typically the most popular form of the brand new series will likely function as the black dial/ black bezel version- almost the default colour combination for watches for diving (think Rolex Submariner and Omega Planet Sea). It's the best from the new range (although I would like to have experienced the titanium Full Black version) and appears great.
Additionally towards the black-dial model above, the stainless Aquaracer 500m replica can also be provided with a blue dial that's teamed having a great-searching blue bezel.
Instead of stainless, there's two Steel & Gold (Plated) models availableBody having a blue dial and also the second (a dealer special order) having a "Champagne"- coloured dial.
While I've never been keen on the bi-metal look, TAG Heuer has offered this variation in excess of 3 decades now and there's certainly an industry for that Gold and Steel look- especially on watches targeted at the Yachting market.
The brand new Aquaracer 500m replica maintains the dive-helmet style of the 300m model, losing the azure situation-back from the first-gen watch. As you can tell, in addition to the thickness, the 2 designs are similar (new 500m above left).
As regular readers knows, TAG Heuer is within a phase of leaving ETA movements, that will mean more in-house movements (like the Calibre "1888") along with a greater spread of movements from specialists for example Sellita, Soprod and Dubois-Depraz.
Such as the Aquaracer 300m replica, the fake 500m model uses TAG Heuer's Calibre 5 movement (proven above within the first-gen Aquaracer 500m), which may be either an ETA 2824-2 or even the Sellita equivalent, the SW200. The movements are used interchangeably, so two identical watches inside a store might have movements from various suppliers. Expect the total amount between ETA and Sellita to tilt heavily towards Sellita as ETA supply winds lower.
The Quartz movement form of the Aquaracer 500m replica continues to be dropped, in conjuction with the move towards an exciting-mechanical TAG Heuer range.
Since 500m shares its situation using its 300m brother, it is not surprising the two models now also share bracelets and rubber straps.
The prior model had 21mm lugs, using the strap attaching towards the situation via removable "end-pieces" with uncovered screw heads (below).
The brand new model is way simpler- fitting straight to the situation- and for this.
Getting worn the tag heuer aquaracer 500m calibre 5 replica on the rubber strap and bracelet, it is the former which i prefer- much more comfortable and also to me, more consistent with the spirit from the watch. Exactly the same watch as above around the bracelet is proven below:
I additionally put the timepiece with an old NATO strap, that also looks very good (above). NATO straps have a tendency to fall interior and exterior fashion rapidly, but I can tell the possibility for TAG Heuer to include an up-market NATO-style option, as Tudor and IWC did for a few of their recent releases.