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Time for a new watch

IBJanky

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Looking to buy a Steinhart GMT Ocean-1 watch.

Either in black bezel:

steinhart-Ocean_GMT_black_front_back.jpg


or the Pepsi blue/red bezel:

steinhart-Ocean-GMT-blue-red-1.jpg


What do you guys think of this watch? Which is better looking? Black or pepsi bezel? I'm kinda partial to the black bezel, just looks more of a classic, sleek design.

myke
 

IBJanky

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Originally Posted by TimelesStyle
I think you want a Rolex and should save up for a real one.

There's always one with a smart ass comment like this
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No thanks, I don't feel like spending that kind of money on a watch right now.

myke
 

IBJanky

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Btw, this new watch will just be a beater watch I can wear to work and take on trips around the world.

In that case, if it ever gets lost or stolen, I won't be too bummed out.

myke
 

TimelesStyle

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Originally Posted by IBJanky
There's always one with a smart ass comment like this
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No thanks, I don't feel like spending that kind of money on a watch right now.

myke


I'm all for having a beater watch like that, but all Steinharts are just ****** knockoffs of much more expensive watches, which just make the wearer look like a douche. If you want to drop a few hundred on a good beater, go for a Seiko or Hamilton.
 

dshin

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Originally Posted by TimelesStyle
I'm all for having a beater watch like that, but all Steinharts are just ****** knockoffs of much more expensive watches, which just make the wearer look like a douche. If you want to drop a few hundred on a good beater, go for a Seiko or Hamilton.

This. I personally find "homage" watches to be very tacky, almost as bad as replicas. But this is just me.
 

gwolf

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i have one of the last versions of the gmt1 with "real" gmt. while i don't like those 2 steinharts in particular i'm going to get a ocean vintage gmt when they restock it on their website.

sov_gmt_1.jpg
 

Quadcammer

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Originally Posted by IBJanky
Btw, this new watch will just be a beater watch I can wear to work and take on trips around the world.

In that case, if it ever gets lost or stolen, I won't be too bummed out.

myke


don't care for it Myke, and you know why.

I'd say you wear the panerai homage as your beater.
 

danskidoo

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I bought a steinhart ocean 1 blue on blue about 5 years ago. It's a great watch and i still have it. For me though i got tired of wearing something that looked like every other watch. I ended up getting a Sinn U2 and love it. Stienhart is now called Debaurfre and they have some other models that look more unique. For cheap GMT i would look at Invicta watches. Omega makes a nice GMT but it's a little more $.
 

Metlin

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I'd recommend a Seiko, much more durable. In fact, I'm wearing a Pepsi blue Seiko right now. Easily one of my favorites. Plus, at least one of the James Bonds wore one.
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Originally Posted by Quadcammer
don't care for it Myke, and you know why.

I'd say you wear the panerai homage as your beater.


quad! :hug:
 

TheWraith

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Originally Posted by IBJanky
Looking to buy a Steinhart GMT Ocean-1 watch.

Either in black bezel:

steinhart-Ocean_GMT_black_front_back.jpg


or the Pepsi blue/red bezel:

steinhart-Ocean-GMT-blue-red-1.jpg


What do you guys think of this watch? Which is better looking? Black or pepsi bezel? I'm kinda partial to the black bezel, just looks more of a classic, sleek design.

myke


Why not try Christopher Ward watches? They both the above combos you've listed as possibilities. I own their Trident Automatic with black bezel and have not taken it off since I bought it last November. Excellent watch for the price, highly recommended.
 

TheWraith

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Originally Posted by danskidoo
I bought a steinhart ocean 1 blue on blue about 5 years ago. It's a great watch and i still have it. For me though i got tired of wearing something that looked like every other watch. I ended up getting a Sinn U2 and love it. Stienhart is now called Debaurfre and they have some other models that look more unique. For cheap GMT i would look at Invicta watches. Omega makes a nice GMT but it's a little more $.

No, Debaufre and Steinhart both exist as separate entities.
 

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