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PREORDER: Kickstarter: Ikepod - Megapod Automatic

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PREORDER: Kickstarter: Ikepod - Megapod Automatic

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Post by TheJohnP » Tue Mar 10, 2020 2:20 pm

This project has now moved over to Kickstarter.


Kickstarter price is around $756
Regular price will be about $1,254

260 watches will deliver early in June, remainder will deliver in November, 2020

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Specifications :
- 46mm Diameter, feels like 43 on the wrist. Case is 18,25 mm deep
- LUME on hour and minutes hands. Superluminova.
- Miyota 9039 Automatic Movement, hours/minutes/seconds. 42 hours power reserve.
- Silicone strap. Long by default.
- 5ATM water resistant. Push and pull crown. 316L steel case.
- Doomed sapphire crystal on top, mineral see-through crystal underneath.




Previous brand direct campaign info below:


I signed up for information on an upcoming predorder for the Ikepod Megapod automatic and finally heard some news.

You were among the first 100 to register for our newsletter and we want to thank you with a VIP link to pre-order the Megapod watches in advance.

The link gives you access to a limited quantity available for a June delivery instead of a November delivery which is planned for our future crowdfunding campaign.

Click on the button below to access the VIP platform to secure a Megapod and get it delivered before anyone else.

Use the coupon COMU2018M to get a 395EUR rebate now.


Link to preorder the Ikepod Megapod:
https://ikepod.com/en/14-automatic

Preorder price with code COMU2018M is €695, or about $785
Regular price is €1,090

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Specifications:
- Movement: Miyota Japanese movement 9039 Automatic
- Case Diameter: 46 mm
- Case Height: 17 mm
- Strap: silicone strap with ardillon buckle
- Crystal: Anti-reflective coated sapphire
- Case back: Screw down exhibition
- Water Resistance: 5ATM (water resistant)

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Re: PREORDER: Brand Direct: Ikepod - Megapod Automatic

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Post by Boourns » Tue Mar 10, 2020 2:25 pm

Interesting design. Also ballsy of them to offer the 11-pack. Not sure who'd drop 12 grand on 11 colors of the same watch.

Even ballsier is to offer a colorway only for bakers. Gotta send a homemade pie to order the watch. :lol:
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Re: PREORDER: Brand Direct: Ikepod - Megapod Automatic

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Post by watchpalooza » Tue Mar 10, 2020 3:16 pm

So I will say it...these are gratuitously overpriced. Seriously, $600-1000+ for a Miyota in a somewhat unique case? What am I missing?
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Re: PREORDER: Brand Direct: Ikepod - Megapod Automatic

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Post by TheJohnP » Fri Mar 13, 2020 9:36 am

For anyone interested, there is one week left to use the VIP link above to preorder the Megapod watches.

The link gives you access to a limited quantity available for a June delivery instead of a November delivery, which is planned for their future crowdfunding campaign.
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Re: PREORDER: Kickstarter: Ikepod - Megapod Automatic

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Post by TheJohnP » Tue Mar 24, 2020 11:07 am

This project has now moved over to Kickstarter.
See above for link to the campaign.
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Re: PREORDER: Brand Direct: Ikepod - Megapod Automatic

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Post by Stretch44 » Tue Mar 24, 2020 12:49 pm

watchpalooza wrote:
Tue Mar 10, 2020 3:16 pm
So I will say it...these are gratuitously overpriced. Seriously, $600-1000+ for a Miyota in a somewhat unique case? What am I missing?
This was my thoughts exactly. Even if I loved the watch, I could not get myself to pay that price.
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