Lum-Tec has released the new Abyss 400 series that is a smaller version of last years Abyss 600M. The new Abyss 400M is part of Lum-Tec’s collection of luxury diving watches. The watch features an amazing 400 meters water resistance. Also the watch features the trademarked Maximum Darkness Visibility (MDV Technology) with an old radium tone lume. Other features include a matte finished CNC cutout dial, double-sided anti-reflective coating and Miyota 9015 automatic movement. The 400M-3 is part of a limited and numbered series of only 100 watches worldwide.
42mm width excluding crown
22mm lug width
316L Stainless steel case
Bead blasted titanium carbide PVD (titanium color)
Sapphire crystal with double side clear anti-reflective coating
Screw lock crown with double diamond sealing system
High tech Viton® gasket
MDV Technology old radium luminous with matte black CNC cutout dial
Threaded solid 316L stainless steel caseback
400 meters/1312 ft. water resistance
Brown leather strap with vintage stitch. 22/22 size
Precision tuned 28,800 BPH Miyota 9015 Japan automatic movement with hand winding and hack feature
One year limited warranty
Limited numbered series of 100
Free lifetime timing adjustments
Last years Abyss 600M was an instant hit watch model yet it was too big for some at 48MM case with 13mm thickness. The 42MM case of the Abyss 400M is much more reasonable for both smaller and larger wrists. The 22mm lug width should allow you to find a plentiful amount of third party straps. The watch features a Bead blasted titanium carbide PVD (titanium color) and Sapphire crystal with double side clear anti-reflective coating. The 400M-3 is powered by the Miyota 9015 28,800 BPH automatic movement. Lum-Tec offers lifetime timing adjustments for free with the watch.
The Bead blasted titanium carbide PVD has a bit of a warmer color to it than the usual grey. The watch has hex bolts on the on the lugs and the side of the case that gives it a tool watch feel. The large screw down crown is signed with the LT Lum-Tec logo. The watch face features oversized 12, 3, 6 and 9 numerals with hour bars in between. The dial features MDV old radium lume that is bright during the day and night. A little bit of light makes the watch face glow like crazy. The hour and minutes feature skeletonized hands and seconds a lollipop hand. The leather brown strap is one of the best leather straps included with a watch that I have seen. The buckle includes the same titanium carbide PVD with small logo on it.
Last year all the reviews mentions that the Abyss would be great in a smaller size and that wish has happened with the Abyss 400M. The 400 meter water resistance can withstand all water activities and the design is very manly and durable. This is one of the best sporty watches with a premium leather strap and Titanium PVD case.
9.8 Out of 10
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