Promaster Tough
Promaster Tough
$340.00 MSRP $425.00

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Promaster Tough

Promaster Tough


$340.00 MSRP $425.00

Test the extremes with the brand new CITIZEN Promaster Tough series. Living up to its name, this timepiece features a monocoque case (2 piece construction resulting in no caseback) resulting in extreme rigidity, shock resistance and anti-magnetism. Duratect coating on a stainless steel case allowing for anti-rust, scratch resistance, hypo-allergenic and 5X harder than stainless steel. Other features include military green Cordura® ballistic fabric strap, ISO compliancy, anti-reflective sapphire crystal, super LumiNova hands and markers and ability to function in extreme temperatures. Featuring our Eco-Drive technology – powered by light, any light. Never needs a battery. Caliber number E168. * LumiNova® is a registered trademark of NEMOTO & CO.,LTD.

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Ballistic CORDURA® & PU Combination, Strap, Buckle


Green, Luminous Hands and Markers

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Case Material

Silver-Tone, SS with Surface Hardening Treatment


WR200/20Bar/666ft [Swimming, Showering & Snorkeling]


Anti-Reflective Sapphire Crystal


E168, 3 Hand with Date

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Promaster Tough is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 2.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Rugged! I bought this watch to use outdoors and when kayaking. I especially like the strap which is heavy-duty yet very comfortable. The glow-in-the-dark feature is only for a short time like most watches with this feature. I wish it would last longer but none do so it does not change my rating. The Promaster Tough is well-named. It seems it will withstand a lot of activity. Eco-drive is the only way to go. I appreciate never having to purchase a battery for this watch.
Date published: 2018-09-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great tough watch, super luminous. Band is stiff! Just so you know where I'm coming from, I am a mid-range watch collector. I own several Citizen watches. This one is quite a bit different than others. First of all, it's a monocoque design resulting in no case back. Along with a screw-down crown, it gets a true 200M water resistance rating. You can actually go swimming wearing this watch with no concerns. The lumination is amazing. Even low light charges up the hands and hour markers pretty well. Shock and heat resistance are also great features on which to rely. I like a watch that can take a beating, and this one certainly qualifies. It has a Duratect coating, which is supposedly scratch-resistant. We'll just have to wait to see if that's true. I will update this post if I have any issues which contradicts this review. I guess I need to address the military green Cordura® ballistic fabric strap. It has a silicone rubber lining, which is very stiff. Because of this, it doesn't seem like it will ever "break in" like leather or canvas usually does. At first, it bugged me a little bit, because the strap is pre-formed straight, while my wrist is curved. So, only parts of the band make 100% contact with my skin. But this "issue" ended up not being so bad. After wearing it for only two days, I could barely tell any difference between this and leather or canvas. It also breathes very nicely, preventing sweating. At first, it wasn't an easy watch to remove, due to band stiffness. But, both keepers being floating (sliding) helps that process along. Just slide both of them back to easily unbuckle the clasp. This is not just a heavy duty watch on paper. It FEELS heavy duty as well. I hand-washed some dishes while wearing this watch, just for the fun of it. I'll continue to abuse it, within reason, during the 5-year warranty period. Citizen says I get an extra year warranty if I register it online. I've done this four times now, and have yet to recieve any confirmation or verification that I have indeed recieved any extra warranty time. Online registration is not asociated with their online customer accounts! That's just stupid! I would love to see all of my registered Citizens on my account page. Hopefully, I'll never have to use the warranty. My oldest Citizen Eco-drive is about 7 or 8 years old, and has yet to require any service or repair. It just keeps chugging along. review image
Date published: 2018-12-13
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I received an email when this watch was first introduced and the Super LumiNova hands and markers were green and blue. (Minute hand in Blue, markers in Green) My question,was this just a photo to just stick out or are the hands and markers green and blue?

Asked by: hack2er
The hands and markers are both green on mine. Actually, the minute hand might be a little tiny bit blueish, now that I re-checked. It does seem a tad bit different than the rest. Anyway, it's green for sure. I saw the green and blue only on other Promaster models, but not this one.
Answered by: Hermit58
Date published: 2018-12-14

What is the lug width? And dimensions?

Asked by: Taylor
The lug at the case is 22mm.
Answered by: CitizenCS
Date published: 2018-09-02

What is the thickness of the Promaster Tough?  

Asked by: PWMg
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