There is nothing wrong with Breitlings. I've just never had much interest in them, as many of them are too busy (I don't need a slide rule on my watch), and I find the Bentley watches too blingy. Years ago many had rather ordinary movements based the Val 7750 or other ETA products. So they seemed more style than substance to me. I think a few of their current simpler watches are a big improvement to the line up. It also helps that they are producing some of their own movements. In the end the watches that get discussed here are a matter of personal preference and often when a person comes here to either discuss a possible purchase or to ask about a deal they have been offered. I suppose for what most Breitlings cost, there have always been watches from other brands that I would prefer to own. But what we each deem worthy of our hard earned $$$ is very subjective. What matters is that a buyer is happy with whatever watch he buys regardless of other's opinions.
Agree with the above. I find most breitlings kind of tacky and clunky looking. Having said all that, buy what you like and don't worry about forum groupthink.
I do like some of the navitimers. Here is mine:
early 90s Old Navitimer. I have had something of a love/hate relationship with this watch in the 15 or so years that I have owned it. As it happens I won it in a bet with a colleague and I am not sure I would've actually spent my own money on it. It has a nothing special 7750 movement and little horological cred. On the other hand, it has a cool IMO vintage look to it that has grown on me over the years. It is also been perfectly reliable and keeps excellent time. I don't wear it much but I find myself admiring it when I do at times.