One thing I did notice is that although the watch is listed as a 20mm, the lugs measure closer to 19mm, so you do get some squeeze on your straps. The interesting part is that it has a hourly and a half hourly chime. Second time out of the box , all clean. After taking the watch out of the box It had a blank face. It has a quick-set-value function. I do not recommend any non-dive rated watch be immersed in water.

For the same price, or even a bit less, you can get one of the Marathon General Purpose Mechanical watches, which have some no-name manual movement inside. The compass, however, would be very handy in a survival situation. Form the origin to 4 are also white marks presumably for the minutes. By using and further navigating this website you agree that we use cookies in accordance with our cookie policy. How many watches do you see that function being made available? The middle portion shows the time, hour, minute and seconds and the lower portion shows either the day and month or month and day, dependent on how you set it up.

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There is a need to calibrate the compass for first use and a need to re-calibrate after battery change and from time to time to ensure accuracy. May 5th, 9. The compass, however, would be very handy in a survival situation. By Zach Weiss There is a tear drop design on the wath and this is the only marking on an otherwise plain band.


I wonder if the Marathon Nav II was made in a one-time limited run? May 6th, This aatch in handy when it is used by medics who are used to the analogue seconds display.

It then just quit. But I have to agree that sometimes the ‘new’ battery could be dead.

Marathon Military Navigator Quartz Date Review

Also made out of resin, the bezel has a click bi-directional mechanism. When I sold cameras, CRs occasionally showed up already muerto. All the lettering on the watch is filled with black paint. It uses the very common CR I guess you can’t have everything.

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Second time out of the boxall clean. Sell one like this.

Once on the right strap, the Marathon Navigator Quartz Date quickly became a watch I wanted to wear all the timeā€¦as I said in the intro, it just clicked for me. Estimated on or before Thu. Month, Date and Day of week, automatic calendar from year to Alarm function: Further emphasizing this is the box Hesalite acrylic crystal, which adds that tell-tale greasy sheen and a cool detail as it curves along the edge.


Here’s a reference guide for changing the battery: These lettering are engraved into the bezel and filled with white paint. Measuring range 0 to degrees digital. Satch faced the problem when I change the battery on my X Where did you purchase those particular straps and would you suggest 19mm? There is a need to re-calibrate the compass from time to time, but judging from the fact that the military specifications states the accuracy of a watch should be with 60 seconds a day, I figure re-calibrating the compass should not pose too much of a problem.

The plate is about 1 mm thick if not thinner.

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I’d have no use for an altimeter on a watch although my crew in the back that have altimeter watches like to reference them for curiosity’s sake in flight.

The asymmetrical case looks bigger than it feels and the added bulk of the bezel gives it a lot of mass.

I was issued at least 2 of these. May 2nd, 3. Originally Posted by Crusader. I am use to wearing large watches but this takes the cake.