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2021 TAG Heuer Carrera Three Hands Calibre 5 and Calibre 7

  1. imagwai

    imagwai Oct 14, 2021

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    I knew you'd like it :thumbsup:
     
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  2. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Oct 14, 2021

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    We should create a chart with me at one end, you at the other and everyone else in between. I reckon Jim would be about half way between the middle and you...
     
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  3. abrod520

    abrod520 Oct 14, 2021

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    Prediction: Buyers will stay away in droves. Too expensive and ugly-looking, with no appeal to the only people who recognize the Autavia name? Boy, TAG's really setting themselves up for success with this one...
     
  4. abrod520

    abrod520 Oct 14, 2021

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    My guess? To make it more like a day/night indicator - but also probably to help it stand out a bit as @Mr_Orange guesses.
     
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  5. Jim Dollares

    Jim Dollares Oct 14, 2021

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    Looking forward to seeing this chart. Make sure to state "perfection" whereever my name is
     
  6. Pitfitter446

    Pitfitter446 Oct 14, 2021

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    Doesn’t make it so logical to read? On my gmt MB I know the gmt hand is following the same track and can read it easily, saying that I can usually remember if I’m 1 or 3 (whatever)hours from home and do the sums in my head, but it’s still nice having a toy.
     
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  7. abrod520

    abrod520 Oct 14, 2021

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    No, it doesn't lol. But there are plenty of watches making concessions to aesthetics at the dispense of functionality, so I wouldn't knock TAG too hard on this one. Besides, it's a "caller" GMT so you probably wouldn't really be adjusting the hand much anyways.
     
  8. Calibre11

    Calibre11 Editor of Calibre11.com Staff Member Oct 14, 2021

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    Confirming that it is the Sellita SW330-1. I've corrected the article.
     
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  9. Remo

    Remo Oct 14, 2021

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    Because if it was at the top then the white/blue (day/night) pattern would have been reversed either, which would look odd?
     
  10. Mr_Orange

    Mr_Orange Oct 14, 2021

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    Remember that the day/night pattern is new to this model. The previous models just had a consistent colour around the internal bezel.

    It is likely that the introduction of the colour scheme dictated that the numbering be changed too.
     
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  11. VirgileF

    VirgileF Oct 15, 2021

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    Harffff :(

    Thank you for the update ;)
     
  12. dtf

    dtf Oct 15, 2021

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    After reading Robs blog post, it makes more sense - it's like the position of the sun. Not sure my brain would find that as easy to read as a traditional gmt, but it's an interesting touch.
     
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  13. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Oct 15, 2021

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    I think if you owned the watch you'd get used to it... humans are very adaptable.
     
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  14. abrod520

    abrod520 Oct 15, 2021

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    Yeah, I think TAG figures that because it's not a 'true' GMT (the GMT hand is independently set but still slaved to the hour hand) nobody will actually be using it for dual-time tracking.
     
  15. Pitfitter446

    Pitfitter446 Oct 15, 2021

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    Not this one, can’t teach an old dog new tricks, now where’s my abacus, I have accounts to do.
     
  16. Jim Dollares

    Jim Dollares Oct 22, 2021

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