Luminox BlackOut EVO F-117 Nighthawk Stealth Watch

Closer Look At The Cool Fake Luminox BlackOut EVO F-117 Nighthawk Stealth Watch

Unlike a number of recent entries from the American-owned Swiss watch brand, this mens fake Luminox BlackOut EVO F-117 Nighthawk Stealth retails for much more impressive $850.

 

On the other hand, it must be noted that PVD treatment is not as robust as much more expensive DLC coating and is easily scratched or dented if you don’t treat your watch with respect.

The price differential, probably, comes courtesy of a PVD-coated 45mm stainless steel case and bracelet, as well as a scratch-proof sapphire crystal covering its dial from the elements.

The other members of the family are delivered in polyurethane or carbon reinforced plastic, are fitted with simple rubber or plastic wristband and have their dials protected by cheaper (and more prone to scratches) hardened mineral glass.

Luminox BlackOut EVO F-117 Nighthawk Stealth pilot\'s watch

As usual, the huge, rugged case measures 45 millimeters in diameter and is quite thick at 13 millimeters, so, if your wrist is thin, it may look a trifle awkward on you.

While all the three hands (as well as the hour markers) are equipped with the proprietary LLT tritium tubes that keep glowing literally for decades and look highly legible in any lighting condition, the other elements of the “interface” are not that good.

Joining the high quality fake Luminox BlackOut family, the EVO F-117 Nighthawk Stealth has got its high-contrast black and white layout changed for a lot sexier (but not so legible) black-on-black edition.

 

Luminox BlackOut EVO F-117 Nighthawk Stealth pilot’s watch specification

Price range: From $850
Movement: Swiss quartz
Complications: Date
Power reserve: 10 years
Case material: Black PVD stainless steel
Case shape: Round
Transparent case back: No
Case size: 45 mm
Case height: N/A
Dial: Black
Hands: Black
Water resistance: 200 meters
Strap: Black PVD-coated stainless steel
Crystal: Sapphire

For example, the lack of contrast renders its GMT-capable unidirectional rotating bezel almost completely useless at night (the single luminous dot at 12 hours doesn’t help much.) Ditto the military-style secondary Arabic numerals at its dial: the black mother’s little helpers will be completely invisible even in a brightly lit room.

Well, it is just an accessory, not a professional gear, right?

Photo: Luminox watch replica

 

The Mens Awesome Luminox BlackOut SEAL Blackout Diving Watch Replica

The new Luminox BlackOut SEAL Blackout watch replica combines rugged military styling with tritium lighting and really low price. Made of carbon-reinforced polymer, the case is so light that sometimes you forget that you actually wear a watch on your wrist.

The watch, which belongs to the 3050 EVO Navy SEAL collection, is presented in a usual for the Luminox timepieces 44 mm rugged, completely black case.

 

Luminox BlackOut SEAL 44 mm diving watch

 

Like all mens fake Luminox watches, this one uses a set of tritium tubes on its hour indexes, as well as on hour, minute and second hands. There is also an extra tube on its unidirectional rotating bezel located precisely at 12 o’clock.

 

Available at an official price of $295 and equipped with a Swiss quartz movement, the Luminox BlackOut SEAL is one of the best affordable military watches on the market.

Luckily, due to the composite’s natural strength, you can afford yourself such a luxury without a risk of seriously damaging your watch. Even the mineral glass that covers the BlackOut’s face is made of an extra-hard material highly resistant to bumps and scratches (you should still bear in mind that this is not a bullet-proof glass: you CAN put a particularly nasty scratch on the crystal, if you buy this watch as beater and treat it as such.)

Compared to the usual Superluminova or some other luminous paints of similar chemical composition, the LLT tubes not only grow brighter (by at least an order of magnitude,) but also tend to last longer without losing its properties. Also, while Superluminova compounds need to be “recharged” every four or five hours, the radioactive tritium tubes usually glow for decades.

 

Enjoy the video:

Photo: Luminox

Luminox BlackOut SEAL diving watch specification

Price range: From $295
Movement: Swiss quartz
Complications: Date
Power reserve: N/A
Case material: Carbon-reinforced polymere
Case shape: Round
Transparent case back: No
Case size: 44 mm
Case height: N/A
Dial: Black
Hands: Black
Water resistance: 200 meters
Strap: Black polyurethane
Crystal: Mineral
Back: Solid, with stamped US Navy SEALs logo

UPDATE: Here is a short video of a guy actually wearing the watch on his (‘skinny’ as he puts it) wrist. You can see that the watch is by no means small. However if you prefer the M65 field jacket to an Armani suit, the size of the Swiss-made Luminox copy watch will probably be not an issue here.