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Victorinox Swiss Army INOX Carbon Naimakka Paracord Strap Men's Replica

Reviewing the Victorinox Swiss Army INOX (I.N.O.X.) Carbon replica watch leaves me feeling torn. I like the product - I really do - but it makes me feel compelled to do things I probably shouldn't. I'm a guy who likes adventure, but I'm also at the point in my life that I don't know if I am willing to put up with the risks that a timepiece like this is meant to survive in. With that in mind, let's take a look at Victorinox Swiss Army's latest version of their INOX replica watch with its trendy black carbon case and updated, more aggressive dial.

The Victorinox Swiss Army INOX Carbon is new for 2017 and is the fourth major variation on the original Victorinox Swiss Army INOX in steel that the brand released in 2014 (reviewed here). If you aren't familiar with the INOX replica watch family, its purpose is pretty simple - to be a highly durable Swiss quartz sports replica watch with a look that is refined enough to be handsome and sophisticated. Victorinox Swiss Army developed a harsh battery of over 100 durability tests that the INOX replica watch would need to withstand. They made a marketing gimmick out of it, but it's based on the reality that these replica watches are in fact designed to be durable (shock, pressure, vibration, scratches, etc.), and put up with the elements (heat, cold, water, dust, UV rays, etc.).


The Replica Victorinox Swiss Army INOX came in steel and followed up with the INOX Professional Diver, the INOX Titanium, and now the INOX Carbon. As I've said in the past, because inox means stainless steel in French (inoxydable), that there are INOX replica watches not in steel is a bit weird to a word-meaning-obsessed person like me. Though I am able to forgive it as I do genuinely think the collection is good enough to merit more than just cosmetic dial changes. Recall that in 2015, we also gave away some special Victorinox Swiss Army INOX replica watches in red with the aBlogtoreplica watch logo on the back - as a reward to this website's top commenters in celebration of getting 100,000 comments. As of writing, we are close to 200,000 comments.


The Victorinox Swiss Army INOX Carbon presents the first black-colored INOX case and use of the lightweight material for the brand. I am pretty sure the development of the Victorinox Swiss Army INOX Carbon began with the brand wanting to have a black-colored version of the replica watch. Rather than simply do a coated metal case, they decided to get trendy like other brands (especially high-end ones) and use a high-tech carbon material.

Carbon composites are an "it" material in the luxury replica watch industry these days, and not all of them are created equally. Similar to carbon fiber, carbon composite begins with small pieces of carbon material which are formed into blocks, heated, and then machined like metal parts. The result is a relatively scratch-resistant material that is very dense and thus quite tough, as well as lighter than both titanium and, of course, steel.

Not everyone likes the look of a carbon case. There is an unfinished industrial look to it which is going to be cool or too raw depending on your tastes and perspective. I don't know that I'd want to wear a carbon-cased replica watch all the time, but as a sports replica watch I think it is pretty cool. It is also arguably quite fashionable today, and the material itself tells a good story that I think a lot of guys will appreciate.


The case is the same shape as other 43mm-wide Victorinox Swiss Army INOX replica watches and still water-resistant to 200 meters. The rear of the case is steel, and I think that there is a steel inner-case as well. Also, don't forget that, as this is an INOX replica watch, Victorinox Swiss Army traditionally supplies a rubberized case guard that you can put over the replica watch for additional durability.