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Old 31 May 2020, 12:53 AM   #1
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Speedmaster Racing Co-Axial anyone?

Any owners out there that can post some wrist pics and can give some ownership feedback? Iíve really been digging this model recently and it could be my next winter addition, particularly the black dial with orange accents

Missing a chronograph in the collection and this seems like a fantastic one
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Old 31 May 2020, 07:03 AM   #2
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Here's my white dial. The black dial with orange accents looks very nice, although legibility is not as good to me.

I've owned mine for a year now. Very happy. Extremely accurate, like +1.5 s/d when worn, easily brought down when self regulating with the rest position. Technically very advanced (vertical clutch, column wheel, master chronometer). Cool movement decoration.

By far my favorite sports steel chrono.

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Old 31 May 2020, 08:46 AM   #3
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I saw it in the omega outlet, outside of the size i was blown away. If it were 40mm or so, i would own one. They are really awesome.


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Old 31 May 2020, 10:23 AM   #4
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Awesome pics and comments thank you guys
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Old 31 May 2020, 07:45 PM   #5
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IMO black with orange hands is more legible and looks smaller on the wrist.


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Old 31 May 2020, 09:09 PM   #6
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A cool watch.
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Old 11 June 2020, 01:02 AM   #7
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Very nice looking watch.
Reminds me of the Daytona.
If it came in 39mm it would be on my wrist.


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Old 11 June 2020, 01:20 AM   #8
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I love the white dial. I never been a fan of the white Daytona but the Omega looks great. I even love the size and how legible the dial is.

I was close to purchasing it about a year ago but the low water resistance was a turn off. Not that I would go deep diving with it but the wr rating seem low.
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Old 11 June 2020, 03:21 AM   #9
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More on the Speedy Racing 44.

https://youtu.be/iDrdZszrpXE


https://youtu.be/Dq3NVxpzKBM


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Old 11 June 2020, 05:05 AM   #10
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had one for a little while. Liked it a lot but traded it as I already had a hessalite Speedy and I thought it was a little redundant. Should have kept it really but hey ho...

Some pics here next to a regular speedmaster for a size comparion

https://www.rolexforums.com/showthread.php?t=659664
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Old 11 June 2020, 05:37 AM   #11
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had one for a little while. Liked it a lot but traded it as I already had a hessalite Speedy and I thought it was a little redundant. Should have kept it really but hey ho...

Some pics here next to a regular speedmaster for a size comparion

https://www.rolexforums.com/showthread.php?t=659664
Did you find it a lot bigger than the hesalite speedy? It sounds like it is a lot bigger, but those pics don't look like it is. I want one I am just afraid of 44mm watches. My wrist is about 7 in.
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Old 11 June 2020, 05:40 AM   #12
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Did you find it a lot bigger than the hesalite speedy? It sounds like it is a lot bigger, but those pics don't look like it is. I want one I am just afraid of 44mm watches. My wrist is about 7 in.
No, it didn't feel massive. The strap is great and it sits lower on the wrist than some similar watches as you can see from the side shot. I tried the dark side of the moon a few times and found that too thick but this is a little slimmer. Can't recall the exact dimensions but believe it is a couple of mm at least due to a less pronounced case back.

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Old 11 June 2020, 06:35 AM   #13
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No, it didn't feel massive. The strap is great and it sits lower on the wrist than some similar watches as you can see from the side shot. I tried the dark side of the moon a few times and found that too thick but this is a little slimmer. Can't recall the exact dimensions but believe it is a couple of mm at least due to a less pronounced case back.

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The Racing 44 is 15.3 mm thick but the rounded edge of the sapphire caseback allows it to sit even lower.
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Old 11 June 2020, 08:40 AM   #14
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Great minds think alike. I am actually thinking this will be my next watch. If I get it in the near future I'll be sure to post a pic.

Not trying to hijack but if anyone has any thoughts as to what this could be had at an AD for...I would love some insight on that.

Unfortunately my normal AD doesn't have Omega. So trying to figure out the best option. Grays online look like 30% is about the best you can do.

model: 329.32.44.51.01.001

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Old 19 June 2020, 07:38 AM   #15
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A good article from Hodinkee on the Speedy Racing.

https://www.hodinkee.com/articles/th...er-chronometer
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I missed this thread. I have the white and love it. Itís a big watch, but feels like it wears very compactly. It doesnít feel bulky on the wrist at all. I never would have thought Iíd want a 44mm+ watch, but that number is very deceiving here.

No issues or problems. Iíve had it since early March and think itís a keeper. Iíve had it both on leather strap and the bracelet and I love it both ways.

Generally, I think the Speedy in all variants is more useful than chronos with screw-down crowns. Itís easy to begin timing something if youíre cooking without unscrewing first.

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Old 1 July 2020, 10:34 PM   #18
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Just to follow-up from my previous comments and bump the thread. I received my Speedmaster Racing and adore it. It's a great watch.

Doesn't wear big at all.

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