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New Arrival: Planet Ocean GMT

  1. JeremyS

    JeremyS Jan 31, 2019

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    Thanks to another member, I recently picked up another Omega at a great price, and my first GMT (sorry Tudor; got tired of waiting). The Planet Ocean GMT (2016) is a Master Chronometer with the 8906 movement. There's no getting around the fact this is a big watch.

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    However, Omega uses a few tricks to keep it manageable, even on a flat 6.7' wrist. First, the back of the watch is a bit thinner than the previous version, and it tends to sink into the wrist. Second, Omega wisely shortened the lugs. Despite it's 43.5mm size, this watch has a lug-to-lug distance that's equal to the Tudor Black Bay at 50mm. In fact, it's the same lug-to-lug distance as the new Seamaster Pro. Fits nicely under the cuff, unless you wear very tight, fitted shirts.

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    The black dial is ceramic ZrO2, as discreetly noted on the dial.

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    It uses the same clasp as the regular Planet Ocean divers' watches, which smartly extends and retracts at the push of a button.

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    This is a great watch, and the service was superb!! Truly, less than gray, but still an AD. I have no affiliation with the seller, but hit me up if you want some contact info. There are a number of other Planet Oceans, including ceramics and chronographs.
     
  2. BradleyJ.

    BradleyJ. Jan 31, 2019

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    I really like the look of that watch. It's a strong contender for my next purchase but I just got another Omega so I gatta wait a little longer. My Seiko GMT is definitely on the chooping block though Haha
     
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  3. OmegaRookie

    OmegaRookie Jan 31, 2019

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    Congratulations!! Nice watch. Wear it and forget about what everyone else says about size. If it’s comfortable, you’ll forget you’re wearing it. :thumbsup:
     
  4. 8100_RPM

    8100_RPM Jan 31, 2019

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    Congratulations on your new PO GMT! It is a gorgeous watch. Wear it in good health.
     
  5. Bushido

    Bushido Jan 31, 2019

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    Congrats on the gorgeous new PO!
     
  6. Wetworks

    Wetworks Feb 1, 2019

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    Wonderful piece, congratulations!!!
     
  7. Neek

    Neek U-neek. Get it? Feb 1, 2019

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    I have one in titanium with a blue dial that I wear as my daily. Totally agree that it wears much smaller than one would think the 43.5mm case would. Especially in Ti. Wear it well!
     
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  8. JeremyS

    JeremyS Feb 1, 2019

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    Gorgeous! My Planet Ocean MC is the same color, but in SS. I love the way Omega does blue. It’s sort of their signature color.

    How’s the rate on yours? I find mine to be a little slow in daily wear, though I’ve only had it running for a little over 24hrs. I notice the same thing with my Constellation Day-Date. I wonder if the extra complication on both movements has neutrino to do with it.
     
  9. Neek

    Neek U-neek. Get it? Feb 1, 2019

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    I have had it on a winder or my wrist for about 3 months, and it's still spot on.
     
  10. WatchShopping

    WatchShopping Feb 1, 2019

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    Very nice watch. One of my favorites!
     
  11. albertob

    albertob Feb 1, 2019

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    Congrats
    Wear it in good health!
     
  12. dinexus

    dinexus Feb 3, 2019

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    This is/was one of my favorite watches I've ever owned – just couldn't get the height to sit quite right on my wrist. Glad you're enjoying yours.
     
  13. JeremyS

    JeremyS Feb 3, 2019

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    Yeah, it takes some adjustment. I might see about sourcing the strap and deployant clasp at some point.
     
  14. Neek

    Neek U-neek. Get it? Feb 3, 2019

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    I wear short sleeves daily which makes it much easier to deal with the height of the 600M. I can imagine it wouldn’t be the same with long sleeve button down shirts.
     
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  15. Stufflers Mom

    Stufflers Mom Feb 3, 2019

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    Can't go wrong with a Planet Ocean.

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  16. watchesandcoffee

    watchesandcoffee Feb 8, 2019

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    this orange/grey looks amazing! I tried it this week on the orange/grey rubber, so comfortable in Ti... Great piece for summer!
     
  17. Bimmerman77

    Bimmerman77 Feb 8, 2019

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    Congrats. I love that watch and is on my short list. Looks great on your wrist.
     
  18. dwboston

    dwboston Feb 8, 2019

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    I liked this watch in person a lot at the AD. The black and white bezel is really striking and it fit really nicely. My only reservation about it is readability - I think my eyes just do better with a white dial with darker hands.

    Congrats - that's a great watch.
     
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  19. jspaxton

    jspaxton Feb 8, 2019

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    I'm new to the Omega Watch Obsession, but so far the Planet Oceans are my favorite. Congratulations
     
  20. MrJKLFoams

    MrJKLFoams Feb 8, 2019

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    I like how the color combo of the bezel it makes sense black for night and white for morning. I love omega and how they make big watch looks small on wrist. Got omega moonwatch and the moonphase metas blue. Congrats!