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Old 28 February 2020, 09:33 AM   #31
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For me it would be a tough call between the Hesalite moon watch and the slightly smaller FOIS. I also like the Broad Arrow Speedmaster.
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Old 28 February 2020, 10:08 AM   #32
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Oh, that special warmth of Hesalite under the sunshine.....

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Old 28 February 2020, 11:06 AM   #33
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Old 28 February 2020, 11:07 AM   #34
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Production of the 3861 movement will also be antimagnetic, with a coaxial escapement, will hack and be Metas certified (0 to 5
Sec). Still a wind up though. Iíve read that production will start in May 2020. Almost certain it will come with a higher price tag too.
Thats good to know. I want to stay on top of this release for sure..

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Old 28 February 2020, 12:11 PM   #35
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It would be nice if it had a screw down crown for at least 50m

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Old 28 February 2020, 12:25 PM   #36
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It would be nice if it had a screw down crown for at least 50m

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It already has for 50m without it. What they need is a screw crown with at least 100m.

I also read that they may introduce it with a ceramic bezel. To be honest Iím not too fussed about that.
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Old 28 February 2020, 02:34 PM   #37
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It already has for 50m without it. What they need is a screw crown with at least 100m.

I also read that they may introduce it with a ceramic bezel. To be honest Iím not too fussed about that.
Thats good to know, at least you won't have to worry about getting it wet, i thought it was 10.

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Old 28 February 2020, 07:56 PM   #38
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...Also - they've made big improvements in the bracelet with screwed links not pins.
Well, sort of. Have you actually worked on the current bracelet? It uses tiny screw "caps" that secure a sliding pin in each link. The pin is not the friction-fit sort any longer, so it's easier to remove/replace the pin itself, but the tiny screw caps securing the pin can be a challenge.
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Old 29 February 2020, 01:27 AM   #39
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Well, sort of. Have you actually worked on the current bracelet? It uses tiny screw "caps" that secure a sliding pin in each link. The pin is not the friction-fit sort any longer, so it's easier to remove/replace the pin itself, but the tiny screw caps securing the pin can be a challenge.


Smallest screws/caps Iíve ever seen..... you hit the nail on the head
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Old 29 February 2020, 02:27 AM   #40
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Those screw caps are practically invisible they are so small. I don't know how anyone can work with them without a big magnifying glass. My AD did it with just readers last week and I was shocked.
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Old 29 February 2020, 07:29 AM   #41
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Oh, that special warmth of Hesalite under the sunshine.....

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Some will say its the history that makes the watch special, I say its the hesalite
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Old 3 March 2020, 02:24 AM   #42
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I went with the 005 hesalite. Just felt the the closest thing I could get to the original Moonwatch. Iím completely happy with that decision.
I will most likely go for a hesalite like the one in your pictures. I'll head over to an omega boutique and report back!

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Old 5 March 2020, 12:45 PM   #43
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Hesalite Speedmaster Pro 42mm, The Moon Watch, and its over. Ref 311.30.42.30.01.005
This, and you're done. And once you upgrade the clasp to the adjustable one i think from the Seamaster you'll never look back. It guarantees a perfect fit!
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Old 7 March 2020, 03:31 PM   #44
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I opted for the sapphire sandwich for the upgraded movement, the display back, and the increased durability of the sapphire crystal. I probably wouldn't buy a Speedmaster if it didn't have this option.
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Old 8 March 2020, 05:37 AM   #45
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I went hesalite & no regrets ,
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Old 9 March 2020, 06:32 AM   #46
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Not a good quality photo but the angle shows the sapphire's ring at the
edge of the crystal. I don't mind it but some aren't keen. It is nice to see the movement.DSC_0026(7).png
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Old 17 March 2020, 01:13 AM   #47
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I went for the saphire sandwich as well. I like the increased scratch resistance and the display caseback. A manual wind chronograph movement is something to behold! It shouldnt be hidden with a metal caseback


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Old 20 March 2020, 01:05 AM   #48
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The Hesalite version.. itís so beautiful to stare at, wears nice and feels so special every time





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Old 22 March 2020, 09:17 AM   #49
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After being on the trf forum for close to 2 years now. I never thought once to finding myself under the Omega section but as I had recently taking my wife ladymatic for service (phenomenal job with service and a light polish) I wouldnt help but to getting the moon watch. Now there are so many variations of the speedy and I have no idea where to begin.... can anyone shine on some light how you decided which speedy to get?

I'm looking on the seconardary market and preowned. Noticed that they depreciate a little bit..

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I was exactly like you. Then I got bit by the bug. These are extremely cool watches, at a reasonable price point, with a great plexi crystal. Manual wind. Stopwatch. The whole thing is just so darn cool. Do it do it


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Old 22 March 2020, 09:18 AM   #50
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I have a Speedy Moon with hesalite. Original owner, no scratches.


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That just looks so cool with the leather. I typically wear my black leather Occasionally throw in a tan leather. The whole thing is just so cool itís not even funny


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Old 22 March 2020, 10:04 AM   #51
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I went hesalite & no regrets ,
Love that strap combo! Which strap is that?

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Old 24 March 2020, 05:16 AM   #52
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The Hesalite version.. itís so beautiful to stare at, wears nice and feels so special every time


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This photo is absolutely delicious
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Old 24 March 2020, 10:10 PM   #53
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This photo is absolutely delicious
Thank you

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Old 25 March 2020, 01:09 PM   #54
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Hi gents, thank you everyone for your engagement on this thread. It is unfortunate that due to the pandemic, I may need to ease off on this watch as I need to ensure the well being of my employees.... :( of when I get it, I will send my wrist shot!!


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