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  1. RARJ

    RARJ Feb 24, 2020

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    I love my PO's but I can't even imagine how insanely impractical (ok but fun) that watch would be. Not to mention heavy! I have the 45.5mm 8501 in the red gold and if memory serves me correctly I think it weighs in around 250g. That platinum one would be a couple pounds!

    A shame about the lack of a regular production 8500 with ceramic though. Ever since that first post popped up I've been thinking about one non-stop!
     
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  2. 1st speedy

    1st speedy Feb 28, 2020

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    Might be getting this 2500 soon!
     
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  3. Kjian414

    Kjian414 Mar 1, 2020

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    I like the slightly “vintage” look of the older 2500 caliber but the bezel just gets scuffed up so easily. But beautiful piece nonetheless especially with the slimmer profile when compared to the newer ones.
     
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  4. 1st speedy

    1st speedy Mar 2, 2020

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    Been on my list since its original release.
    No it's on my wrist. Love it even more in person.
    Such great wrist presence and fits nicely under shirts or jackets. Not too bulky ...even if its 45.5mm.
    Keep in mind my wrists are 6.5"
     
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  5. mgmarsh39

    mgmarsh39 Mar 2, 2020

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    Wearing my circa 2011 PO 42mm today.

    I’ve never been a huge bracelet guy, might pick up a rubber strap in the near future. Mostly due to long arm hairs and being pulled out by the links lol.

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  6. sweejin

    sweejin Mar 2, 2020

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    I currently owned the 42mm 8500. As also said by the rest of the guys here, the 2500 would be a nice classic PO. That’s in my wishlist too.
     
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  7. mgmarsh39

    mgmarsh39 Mar 3, 2020

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    The 8500 is growing on me for sure. Really dig the grey ceramic bezel.
     
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  8. zoohannover

    zoohannover Mar 3, 2020

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    For me both classic :
    2500 Planet Ocean (42 mm) with 1171 bracelet.

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  9. llvhhui

    llvhhui Mar 3, 2020

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    I think we can all come to consensus on this one.
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  10. mgmarsh39

    mgmarsh39 Mar 3, 2020

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    timestamp Mar 4, 2020

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    Wait, does that mean the orange 8500 is aluminum, while the dark grey 8500 is ceramic? Is that really the case?
     
  12. OmegaRookie

    OmegaRookie Mar 4, 2020

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    Yes that is the case! I’ve owned both. I gave the orange one to my son and traded the grey/black ceramic one for my titanium 42mm
     
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  13. RI Omega Fan

    RI Omega Fan Mar 4, 2020

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    How badly do you need it? $495 for a rubber strap? Yikes! (says the guy with two $165 Omega NATOs).
     
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  14. Jeeper

    Jeeper Mar 4, 2020

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    $495 thatll make your eyes water.

    Jeeper
     
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  15. mgmarsh39

    mgmarsh39 Mar 4, 2020

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  16. jlam1127

    jlam1127 Mar 4, 2020

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    I have a feeling you like Omegas.... BEAUTIFUL collection you have there
     
  17. Baz9614

    Baz9614 Mar 4, 2020

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    My favourite summer watch! :thumbsup:

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  18. Jeeper

    Jeeper Mar 5, 2020

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    Could anyone enlighten me as to whether this has a Calibre 2500c or 2500d . I have read many articles but cant seem to find a definitive answer,
    Watch number begins 8465****.. Photo shows straight 1 & flat top 4. IMG_5230.jpg
    TIA
    Jeeper
     
  19. wolfe44

    wolfe44 Mar 5, 2020

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    What is the significance of the 2? I'm looking for a good 2200.50
     
  20. Wivac

    Wivac Terribly special Mar 5, 2020

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    That has a 2500c date wheel, that's all I can tell you . :D
     
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