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  1. kpinthebay

    kpinthebay Apr 28, 2020

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    First post, just wanted to say hello. Most of my life in HI, but now in the Bay Area.
    Gotta apologize to the Omega fans. I never gave it much thought and even considered some Omegas as ugly. But I tried on a Speedy a few months back and I am now hooked. I need one to add to my collection.

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  2. abrod520

    abrod520 Apr 28, 2020

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    Welcome!
     
  3. mancio

    mancio Apr 28, 2020

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    Welcome from another SF resident!!
     
  4. Explorador

    Explorador Apr 28, 2020

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    Aloha and mahalo for the greeting.
    Welcome to the Omega ohanas!!

    Which speedy caught your attention?
     
  5. Foo2rama

    Foo2rama Keeps his worms in a ball instead of a can. Apr 28, 2020

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    Welcome!
     
  6. Evose

    Evose Apr 28, 2020

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    Welcome! Get the Speedy, you won't regret it.
     
  7. themattedial

    themattedial Apr 28, 2020

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    Welcome from another San Francisco member!
     
  8. kpinthebay

    kpinthebay Apr 28, 2020

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    I saw this one at a boutique. I grabbed this photo from a recently sold listing here on the forums.
    This watch is hella stunning...but I can't spend this type of money again. I just bought a Sub late last year and told myself I would take a break. But then this. So next best thing I tried on was the Speedy Racer.
    I think the Speedys are better than the Daytonas. My opinion.
     
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  9. whyboddau

    whyboddau Apr 29, 2020

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    Aloha! I went the opposite way. Lived in SF Bay Area most of my life, moved to HI haha.
    I agree the current Speedmaster lineup with METAS coaxial movements have more tech over a Daytona. The Apollo 8 you pointed out has a modified Moonwatch caliber 1869. Gorgeous show piece. But a different animal vs a Daytona. Which Speedy racing were you considering?
     
  10. STANDY

    STANDY schizophrenic pizza orderer and watch collector Apr 29, 2020

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    Sell the Sub, buy a used PO and buy the Apollo 8. Easy fixed ;)
     
  11. kpinthebay

    kpinthebay Apr 29, 2020

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    Never selling the Sub. Before my dad passed, I found out he had some random Prudential account in my name that I didn't know about and just happened to have enough in there for a Sub. He was always into Rolex watches, and in fact had a 1980s President. I ended buying the Sub to commemorate his passing last August.