1. Rogi

    Rogi Nov 3, 2016

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    The short of it, waited a couple months on a special order and the only thing that kept me going were a couple forums (including calibre 11! ) and pics of this beautiful watch. It arrived today (was told I'm the first in Canada to order/receive it) and I was so excited to pick it up, was worth the wait and it has a great wrist presence. Thanks all for any comments or opinions :)

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  2. Hubert

    Hubert Nov 3, 2016

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    Looks awesome! Congratulations; more pics please!
     
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  3. OttoWilliam

    OttoWilliam Nov 4, 2016

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    Wow. i am aiming for that one as well..congrats..how is the dial reflect light ?shiny or not too shiny ?
     
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  4. Rogi

    Rogi Nov 4, 2016

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    Thank you :) the dial is matt but the hour, minute etc. Markers are shiny, so let's say semi-gloss. You can decern the time even in dim light before lume kicks in which Tag Heuer masterfully did on this piece. It isn't too in your face glossy or shiny that it blinds you.
     
  5. dsio

    dsio Ash @ ΩF Staff Member Nov 5, 2016

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    That's very, very pretty mate lovely watch especially on bracelet.
     
  6. dtf

    dtf Nov 5, 2016

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    Very nice! I need to see one of these in the metal :)
     
  7. OttoWilliam

    OttoWilliam Nov 5, 2016

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    So the legibility is good i suppose. the gold one is kinda hard to see in the dark
     
  8. friendharry

    friendharry Nov 5, 2016

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    Congrats, I'' a big fan of these 01 and the Phantom should land soon in California as well!!
     
  9. elbeik

    elbeik Nov 6, 2016

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    Beautiful watch, congrats!
     
  10. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Nov 6, 2016

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    I'm guessing the lume is much the same as the original version on the rubber, subtle but very visible. In half light it's hard to tell if the lume is there or not but you can still see the time - is that the same with your version?
     
  11. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Nov 6, 2016

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    Looks great by the way, I think the silver/grey bezel version looks better with the bracelet than the black one myself.
     
  12. Rogi

    Rogi Nov 6, 2016

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    I haven't had the chance to check the other models of the 01 but I think I would agree. It is very similar to my Rolex Daytona's lume. The only big difference that I've noticed is that you only need to be in contact with sun or a light source for a small time to receive the most out of the piece.
    Lume is consitent, visibly good to great with nothing too excessive (it doesnt look like radition glowing from your wrist). In half to dim light the lume appears white with a slight glow, as it progresses to dark you can then pick up the green. It has the same "fading" quality that the Daytona has.
     
  13. Rogi

    Rogi Nov 6, 2016

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    Yes, the Grey Phantom is easy to notice in the dark, the only thing would be if you're used to a huge glow on pieces like Seiko etc, it doesn't share that same intensity of glow. It is still very visible in the dark and the plus side is that it doesn't lose the glow shortly, it lasted all night with just 3 hours exposire to sunlight which for this time of season is amazing here.
     
  14. huecobros

    huecobros Nov 6, 2016

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    Congrats, beautiful looking watch!
     
  15. Dubbsfaris

    Dubbsfaris Nov 6, 2016

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    I love mine as well. Got mine on Halloween in Texas. Trick or treat! I called all over the US back in March when it was announced, and was told it would not be sold in the US. (One guy laughed at me and hung up, and another told me if I get one, bring it by, because they won't ever see it) in June, I hit up a dealer in Europe and paid in advance. It was supposed to be delivered in August, then September, then finally October. Better 3 months late than never. Hahaha. Oddly, Tag Heuer contacted me direct and told me not to buy overseas again, and gave me a special number for future "hard to find purchases". image.jpeg
     
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  16. Rogi

    Rogi Nov 6, 2016

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    Love it and congrats :) am so happy to see another piece :) Original launch date was June but was moved, I special orderered mine around the same time in June, and was told October then late Oct. or early November, have had almost a mirror to your experience to contacting dealers, I always laugh back at the doubters hehe, my home dealer here was good and worked well to ensure I got my piece and kept me well informed which was a welcome change to my usual special orders with other dealers.

    Do you enjoy your piece? ;) hehe
     
  17. OttoWilliam

    OttoWilliam Nov 6, 2016

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    Well i went to Tag heuer boutique here in indonesia and they said the only way i could ever get one, is to pay in advance too.

    I guess the one that make the decision whether or not to import some models is based on the boutique manager or something. if he dont think the model could sell then it will not be imported.
     
  18. Calibre11

    Calibre11 Editor of Calibre11.com Staff Member Nov 10, 2016

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    Looks awesome! Congrats