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Mr Rick
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PostSubject: AQUASTAR BENTHOS 500 PROFESSIONAL DIVER    	 AQUASTAR BENTHOS 500 PROFESSIONAL DIVER Icon_minitimeTue Jul 12, 2011 7:28 pm

This vintage diver is off to the continent for a complete restoration.  	 AQUASTAR BENTHOS 500 PROFESSIONAL DIVER 939297


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The red on the last photo is a reflection of my shirt. Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: AQUASTAR BENTHOS 500 PROFESSIONAL DIVER    	 AQUASTAR BENTHOS 500 PROFESSIONAL DIVER Icon_minitimeTue Jul 12, 2011 9:07 pm

Thats a great watch Rick, When its done it will be awesome!! Post some pics when you get it back. Steve
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PostSubject: Re: AQUASTAR BENTHOS 500 PROFESSIONAL DIVER    	 AQUASTAR BENTHOS 500 PROFESSIONAL DIVER Icon_minitimeTue Jul 12, 2011 9:23 pm

I too will look forward to what the restoration will look like. How did you come across this beauty?
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PostSubject: Re: AQUASTAR BENTHOS 500 PROFESSIONAL DIVER    	 AQUASTAR BENTHOS 500 PROFESSIONAL DIVER Icon_minitimeTue Jul 12, 2011 10:09 pm

Great watch! I can't wait to see what they can do to it!!

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PostSubject: Re: AQUASTAR BENTHOS 500 PROFESSIONAL DIVER    	 AQUASTAR BENTHOS 500 PROFESSIONAL DIVER Icon_minitimeTue Jul 12, 2011 10:09 pm

Great watch! I can't wait to see what they can do to it!!

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PostSubject: Re: AQUASTAR BENTHOS 500 PROFESSIONAL DIVER    	 AQUASTAR BENTHOS 500 PROFESSIONAL DIVER Icon_minitimeTue Jul 12, 2011 10:18 pm

Thanks guys. I found it on eBay and will be shipping it off to a friend in Andorra who will do a restoration using all NOS parts. It will take a few months but it should end up looking like this.

And more info if you like.


http://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=de&u=http://www.rruegger.ch/aquastar_benthos.htm&ei=6focTvPZHYXAsAOlot26DA&sa=X&oi=translate&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CBwQ7gEwAA&prev=/search%3Fq%3Dhttp://www.rruegger.ch/aquastar_benthos.htm%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DG%26rlz%3D1G1GGLQ_ENUS329%26prmd%3Divns


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PostSubject: Re: AQUASTAR BENTHOS 500 PROFESSIONAL DIVER    	 AQUASTAR BENTHOS 500 PROFESSIONAL DIVER Icon_minitimeWed Jul 13, 2011 1:20 am

Thanks for the info Rick. I also just wanted to thank you for jumping right in here at XMT'S, Its awesome to see a new member be so active and contibute to this forum. Thanks again. Steve
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PostSubject: Re: AQUASTAR BENTHOS 500 PROFESSIONAL DIVER    	 AQUASTAR BENTHOS 500 PROFESSIONAL DIVER Icon_minitimeWed Jul 13, 2011 1:27 am

Pretty cool diver!! Can't wait to see the finished product.  	 AQUASTAR BENTHOS 500 PROFESSIONAL DIVER 203558

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PostSubject: Re: AQUASTAR BENTHOS 500 PROFESSIONAL DIVER    	 AQUASTAR BENTHOS 500 PROFESSIONAL DIVER Icon_minitimeWed Jul 13, 2011 3:27 am


Cool stuff - Gonna look great when done.
See a lot of the current retro-diver design queues.
Really nice.
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PostSubject: Re: AQUASTAR BENTHOS 500 PROFESSIONAL DIVER    	 AQUASTAR BENTHOS 500 PROFESSIONAL DIVER Icon_minitimeWed Jul 13, 2011 9:21 pm

Oh boy Mr Rick, this Benthos is already off the charts right now ! Very Happy Can just imagine
what it will be like when you get it back. It's going to be out of this world !!!  	 AQUASTAR BENTHOS 500 PROFESSIONAL DIVER 803574  	 AQUASTAR BENTHOS 500 PROFESSIONAL DIVER 803574
What an UNBELIEVABLE watch ! Thank you for the pictures, along with links, and info
about the company also.

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