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  1. aly

    aly Feb 16, 2016

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    cant afford a 300 so looking at alternatives and the 120s seem nice. The question is, manual v automatic. Personally I am leaning to the 601 manual non date, though the 613 date looks more rounded, but there is a lot of love and higher prices for 565's. And then 565 v 563?

    Any thoughts welcome

    Thanks
     
  2. peatnick

    peatnick Feb 16, 2016

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    I first had the 563, liked the black date wheel, though I'm not sure that's tied to 563 v 565

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    Wound up trading it (with cash top up) for a 300 so worked out well for me, but missed the more manageable size so picked up 601

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    No date has better balance and case size is versatile, this one is a keeper for me :)
     
  3. aly

    aly Feb 16, 2016

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    both really nice. Good trade you got I think.
     
  4. smm1208

    smm1208 Feb 16, 2016

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    i love my 565, the date function is one of the reason i like it more than the 300 WP_20160214.jpg
     
  5. aly

    aly Feb 16, 2016

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    Yeah I am really on the fence with date v non, then manual v auto.
     
  6. aly

    aly Feb 16, 2016

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    Think I'll go for best condition and price combo
     
  7. KurtHell

    KurtHell Mar 7, 2016

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    Nice! I got the 601 version :) a nice watch that also can be used with work shirts.
    I am in desperate need of a bezel, since mine fell off :( so if someone has a good bezel tip please let me know.
     
  8. Giff2577

    Giff2577 Quick with the tools! Mar 7, 2016

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    Here is the automatic without date 552. image.jpeg
     
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  9. tyrantlizardrex

    tyrantlizardrex C is NOT for "Lizard". Mar 7, 2016

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    Those are lovely. What are the bezels made of?
     
  10. Giff2577

    Giff2577 Quick with the tools! Mar 7, 2016

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    Aluminum I believe.
     
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  11. tdn-dk

    tdn-dk Mar 8, 2016

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    Only have a SM120 ref. 166.027, cal. 565, but would a love manual caliber 120 in the collection also :)

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  12. KurtHell

    KurtHell Mar 10, 2016

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    I just hope that in one way or the other that someone can CNC some aftermarket bezel or something.