Do you carry or wear a watch diving? non computer

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asked Jun 6, 2017 in Scuba Diving by hurfish (3,024 points)

6 Answers

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answered Jun 13, 2017 by Lietzke00 (713 points)
I used to, until I discovered how to access the time on my dive computer (wrist version) while it's in underwater mode. Now I just use my computer for both time and dive functions.
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answered Jun 11, 2017 by NinjaShark (3,775 points)
I do out of habit, the watch i typically wear is ok for diving so it just stays on. You can quickly tell if a watch that claims it can go 5ATM is baloney because it ends up fogging up on a 30ft dive lol. Just be careful what you buy and make sure it can specifically be used for diving.
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answered Jun 16, 2017 by REsnard (260 points)
Always.  I always use the tables and time my dives in case my computer goes funky on me.  Better safe than sorry.
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answered Jun 7, 2017 by George1224 (5,147 points)
I do just because I always wear it. comes in handy for tracking surface intervals. I dont use it to track bottom time, I let my computer do that for me. Plus you never know when someone will ask you for the time.
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answered Jun 29, 2017 by Ratfish (455 points)
Yes, i got one specifically to dive with (not a dive computer watch, just a regular analog watch i can dive with)
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answered Jun 6, 2017 by Cvet (3,369 points)
Yes. I've carried a dive watch on almost ever dive. Several years ago I had a zodiac dive watch. While in a cave in Florida I bump the watch and it blew up. When I sent it to the manufacturer for repair they told me it was my fault because I hadn't sent it in for yearly seal replacement.
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