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Poll: Ultraman or Japan Racing - which Speedy is cooler?

  1. gyromiterob

    gyromiterob Apr 30, 2019

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    Considering a Plan B should the Apollo 11 50th Speedy not suit me. Which of these is cooler? (Also considered Tin Tin and some others but think I've narrowed it to these.) Any opinions appreciated!
     
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  2. mancio

    mancio Apr 30, 2019

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    Japan racing without esitation.
     
  3. 77deluxe

    77deluxe Apr 30, 2019

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    +1 racing.
     
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  4. CJpickup57

    CJpickup57 Apr 30, 2019

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    +1 Racing
     
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  5. Cad290

    Cad290 Apr 30, 2019

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    Definitely Ultraman for me
     
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  6. MTROIS

    MTROIS Apr 30, 2019

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    3570.40!!
     
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  7. 89-0

    89-0 Apr 30, 2019

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    Racing
     
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  8. MTROIS

    MTROIS Apr 30, 2019

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    Ultraman feels a bit too gimmicky to me... this my vote for the Japan-market racing dial version above.
     
    Edited Apr 30, 2019
  9. rcs914

    rcs914 Apr 30, 2019

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    Japanese racing. For me just the dial and hands are good enough too - I see no real point to making sure it is actually a 3570.40 - but that's just me. Someday...
     
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  10. boraxman

    boraxman Apr 30, 2019

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    Top one
     
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  11. gyromiterob

    gyromiterob Apr 30, 2019

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    Thanks for the responses! I tried on the Speedy Mark II because it has a somewhat similar dial to the Japan Racing but the watch was just too bulky/thick for me. Cool watch though.
     
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  12. Spyder

    Spyder Apr 30, 2019

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    Japan racing
     
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  13. Ree

    Ree Apr 30, 2019

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    For now I think Japan Racing. But I have a feeling in the future when Ultraman won't be so easily available I might change my mind...
     
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  14. Noles_88

    Noles_88 Dog costume designer extraordinaire! Apr 30, 2019

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    Japan
     
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  15. bigsom

    bigsom Apr 30, 2019

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    Ultraman!
     
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  16. David Schonert

    David Schonert Apr 30, 2019

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    My vote is for Ultraman
     
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  17. wiem0014

    wiem0014 Apr 30, 2019

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    The Ultraman wasn't initially my favorite, but after seeing some pics with the "Ultra-Snoopy Strap" (black cordura with orange stitching) I have fallen in love. It is a truly great combination.
     
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  18. KeithS

    KeithS Apr 30, 2019

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    I prefer the Ultraman. I find the gray dial of the Japan racing a little dull.
     
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  19. Foo2rama

    Foo2rama Keeps his worms in a ball instead of a can. Apr 30, 2019

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    The one that speaks to you more.

    I’d do a German white or mitsuka dial or an Italian albino first.
     
  20. Steve88M3

    Steve88M3 Apr 30, 2019

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    The Japan Racing is one of the nicest modern Speedies, in my opinion.

    The Ultraman is the one of the ugliest watches ever made, in my opinion.
     
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