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  1. McBeardy

    McBeardy Dec 11, 2023

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    Agreed. They are attacking the Tudor bracket & good on them. Would love Longines to get back to their heyday (pre WW2) they were one of the top brands.

    I really like the new Hydroconquest GMT. If the they go that route for the diver I’ll be interested.
     
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  2. McBeardy

    McBeardy Dec 11, 2023

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    In that case buy what you like. They have enough cult fans which will buy second hand if you don’t gel with it.
     
  3. bpsmith

    bpsmith Dec 11, 2023

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    Indeed. That new version is superb!
     
  4. bpsmith

    bpsmith Dec 11, 2023

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    That’s true. MRG is probably a bit harder to move on, but the mid level stuff is probably fine.
     
  5. paysdoufs

    paysdoufs Dec 12, 2023

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    Edited Dec 12, 2023
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  6. Jim Dollares

    Jim Dollares Dec 12, 2023

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    LOL

    Well, at least we can finally look forward to someone releasing heritage watches with designs from the past. And if dinky donk approves you know it will be a hit.
     
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  7. paysdoufs

    paysdoufs Dec 12, 2023

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    I sense a hint of sarcasm... :p
     
  8. McBeardy

    McBeardy Dec 15, 2023

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    Next to the Seaweed Seamaster - this could be my favourite. If only they made it available for the public.

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  9. bpsmith

    bpsmith Dec 15, 2023

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    Looks like the dial from the Ceramic version fitted to the SS case?
     
  10. McBeardy

    McBeardy Dec 15, 2023

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    Think it’s mat finished and faux indices (BB58 esq). Definitely in my top 3 Seamasters.
     
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  11. abrod520

    abrod520 Dec 15, 2023

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    I remember when we all first saw renders of that. It was super exciting - especially since I had not found the NTTD enjoyable - until we realized just how crazy limited it is... boo.

    Turns out the standard ceramic dial is super awesome and the date is so well integrated it's barely noticeable. Love my black dial and don't see much need to make a switch, unless I get my hands on a Summer Blue and find I don't need both!
     
  12. McBeardy

    McBeardy Dec 15, 2023

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    I agree. I remember the hype around the Swiss Army version on OF (basically the same) https://watchbase.com/omega/seamaster-diver-300m/210-30-42-20-01-003

    Also agree on the date is well excused on the Seamaster. The seaweed green is still my favourite oddly. Did try the summer blue one on recently and it’s nicer than the standard blue. Although lumed bezel which I’m never a fan of. Seems to microbrand for me.
     
  13. bpsmith

    bpsmith Dec 16, 2023

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    1 became available direct from Casio, with my 20% off code accepted too, which wasn’t supposed to work on these 40th Anniversary models. Website now updated to stop this being accepted, but they honoured it without question in fairness.

    Being a big fan of Forged Carbon, plus wanting to get a G Shock Square for a long while, was a perfect combo.

    I get that it won’t be everyone’s taste in here, but I am really enjoying it so far, switching it up vs analogue.

    Here’s some photos showing it look plain solid black in some light and then swirling Carbon effect in brightest light.

    IMG_6072.jpeg IMG_6073.jpeg IMG_6064.jpeg IMG_6065.jpeg
     
  14. imagwai

    imagwai Dec 16, 2023

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    Congrats. Everyone needs a GShock and this one is pretty cool.
     
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  15. bpsmith

    bpsmith Dec 16, 2023

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    The non articulated first two links on the metal versions put me off, but these are fully articulated and wear perfectly.
     
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  16. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Dec 18, 2023

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    My main take away from this was when did Danial Craig turn into a University professor.
     
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  17. bpsmith

    bpsmith Dec 18, 2023

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    Omega not crushing it then. They’re literally going to the Moon instead. Period end.
     
  18. Jim Dollares

    Jim Dollares Dec 18, 2023

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    Is Longines crushing Omega too? Wow times sure are changing. Perhaps Omega will become popular with true watch collectors now then if they are no longer popular with the mall watches mainstream
     
  19. bpsmith

    bpsmith Dec 18, 2023

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    Nope. The opposite. They are way beyond crushing it, they are so good that they’re heading to the moon.
     
  20. Jim Dollares

    Jim Dollares Dec 18, 2023

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    Oh I see. This must mean then that true watch collectors no longer wear Omega huh :thumbsup:
     
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