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  1. Mr_Orange

    Mr_Orange Aug 26, 2021

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    Rolex have prodcued dross like this too.
     
  2. Jim Dollares

    Jim Dollares Aug 26, 2021

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    But that one is no way as cool with its fake skeleton dial. Look at the rainbow tourbillion and really study how freakingly cool the true skeletonized movement is, nice touch with the Hublot micro rotor acting as the logo on the dial.
     
  3. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Aug 26, 2021

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    Waste of time Jim, people LURVE to hate Hublot. In fact, they are the new TAG Heuer.
     
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  4. Jim Dollares

    Jim Dollares Aug 26, 2021

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    I knoooow, I best keep the Hublot love in the dm's with you and Charlie
     
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  5. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Aug 26, 2021

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    I'm not surprised Charlie is a Hublista, you can tell his taste is questionable every time he posts that Pistachio abomination.
     
  6. Jim Dollares

    Jim Dollares Aug 26, 2021

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    Old man, now you isn't be makin sense. You sayin Hublot is questionable taste?
     
  7. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Aug 26, 2021

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    Well... some of Hublot's designs are a little 'challenging' for sure. Like this, whatever it is supposed to be?
    [​IMG]
     
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  8. Pitfitter446

    Pitfitter446 Aug 26, 2021

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    A compass?
     
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  9. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Aug 26, 2021

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    I mean I guess you can read the time on it, once you get used to it... the chronograph, not so much
     
  10. thingziliketoo

    thingziliketoo Aug 26, 2021

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    That's funny, I will never look at this watch the same:)
     
  11. Anthony.R

    Anthony.R Aug 31, 2021

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    Breitling have just released
    Shelby, Corvette & Mustang Special Edition Chronograph Models.
    Blue / Red / Green
     
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  12. Jim Dollares

    Jim Dollares Aug 31, 2021

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    Photos or it didn't happen
     
  13. Mr_Orange

    Mr_Orange Aug 31, 2021

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    Google.....
    [​IMG]
     
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  14. Anthony.R

    Anthony.R Aug 31, 2021

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    Not bad from your mate Georges Kern..
     
  15. Jim Dollares

    Jim Dollares Aug 31, 2021

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    I will think about it, haven't decided if I like them or not. If only Kern could leave Breitling so I can become a fan of them again!
     
  16. Anthony.R

    Anthony.R Aug 31, 2021

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    Your hate for Him makes me laugh.
    Don't ever change Jim.
     
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  17. Calibre11

    Calibre11 Editor of Calibre11.com Staff Member Aug 31, 2021

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    They look like something from Kickstarter that didn’t quite make it
     
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  18. Jim Dollares

    Jim Dollares Aug 31, 2021

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    :eek:
     
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    Jim Dollares Aug 31, 2021

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  20. imagwai

    imagwai Aug 31, 2021

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    Yes, good read. Personally, I don't care much whether all the parts are 100% made "in house" or not, but more important is the fact that it's been designed with a certain quality and performance in mind and then executed according to that brand's specification and price-point. I'd much rather a manufacturer went outside and bought a hairspring from a specialist/expert and then incorporated into their own movement provided that it was for the right reasons and the quality was assured.

    Certainly, I don't expect my Tudor MT movement to have Patek levels of finishing, and I was already aware it was a collaboration with Breitling. What matters to me more is the fact that Tudor have specced it well, worked enough on the movement to ensure it's the right quality for the watch and executed it (with specialist suppliers if need be) to ensure good levels of finishing, accuracy and reliability. And I do think that's worth paying a bit more for compared to a refinished, off the shelf movement from ETA.

    Maybe the general public at large won't be as aware of all this, but many won't know or care what in-house means anyway.
     
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