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Old 21 September 2019, 01:51 AM   #1
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INCOMING... Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Flyback Chronograph

Just got my 45mm Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Flyback Chronograph on the stainless steel bracelet! Very excited about this one and it perfectly compliments my 43mm Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe on kevlar strap. I love my little Blancpain family, Iím really addicted to Blancpain.






















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Old 21 September 2019, 02:01 AM   #2
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And I just love how it came with the perforated kevlar strap so I can go between stainless and kevlar! This was a pleasant surprise I wasnít expecting!




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Old 21 September 2019, 07:01 AM   #3
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Old 21 September 2019, 07:49 AM   #4
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Great piece, congrats!
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Old 21 September 2019, 08:08 AM   #5
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Congratulations! Love the FF!
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Old 21 September 2019, 04:51 PM   #6
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Nice catch on the bracelet too ! Congrats !
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Old 23 September 2019, 06:17 AM   #7
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Nice catch on the bracelet too ! Congrats !
Thanks! Having it on the bracelet is how I could justify buying a second FF
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Old 23 September 2019, 06:47 AM   #8
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Congrats on an awesome pickup. Looks killer on the bracelet.
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Old 23 September 2019, 07:39 AM   #9
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Congrats on an awesome pickup. Looks killer on the bracelet.
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Old 23 September 2019, 07:58 AM   #10
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Love it! Iíd bet youíll be hard pressed to see another one in the wild too which in my book is a plus.


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Old 23 September 2019, 08:25 AM   #11
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Love it! Iíd bet youíll be hard pressed to see another one in the wild too which in my book is a plus.


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Even my boutique only has it on the strap!
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Old 23 September 2019, 08:33 AM   #12
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Wow.that watch is awesome.congratulations
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Old 23 September 2019, 02:21 PM   #13
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Wow.that watch is awesome.congratulations
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Old 23 September 2019, 03:17 PM   #14
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Congratulations! Awesome watch. Chrono works well on a big watch. Just the right balance.

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Old 23 September 2019, 10:24 PM   #15
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Congratulations! Awesome watch. Chrono works well on a big watch. Just the right balance.

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Agreed. This is why I opted for the 3 hand Bathyscaphe and Chrono FF in 45mm.
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Old 24 September 2019, 12:36 PM   #16
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After having this for a few days, it is such a lovely piece in every way and has incredible wrist presence. Iíve received a number of compliments and itís the only watch Iíve ever had people comment on publicly. My only gripe is no hacking seconds, but itís okay because slight rearward pressure on the crown when unscrewed will stop the seconds subdial to enable perfect synchronization. I love it!
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Old 24 September 2019, 12:38 PM   #17
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I canít edit my above post for some reason, but one additional comment I have is that this is a true adventure watch. It is the only haute horology watch in my collection that I feel no qualms in taking into every environment and abusing it, knowing it will take a beating. I just love it.
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Old 24 September 2019, 01:05 PM   #18
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I usually don’t go outside the box on SS sport models
but I do like Blancpain... Congrats, it’s gorgeous .
Love the Bezel!!!

Beautiful duo ...
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Old 24 September 2019, 02:39 PM   #19
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Congrats.. I love my fifty fathoms - such an underrated watch that doesnít quite get the attention it deserves!
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Old 24 September 2019, 09:39 PM   #20
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Congrats.. I love my fifty fathoms - such an underrated watch that doesnít quite get the attention it deserves!
I agree. Quality on this and finishing of the case is superb.
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Old 24 September 2019, 09:43 PM   #21
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BIG congratulations and on a bracelet too

I have yet to see a bracelet version here, but Iíd love to be able to try one on someday.

Enjoy it
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Old 24 September 2019, 10:10 PM   #22
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Congratulations! I love the look of the FF and it appears to be a great addition to an already awesome collection!
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Old 24 September 2019, 10:22 PM   #23
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BIG congratulations and on a bracelet too

I have yet to see a bracelet version here, but I’d love to be able to try one on someday.

Enjoy it
The bracelet is incredibly comfortable and beautifully finished. Every detail down to the dual folding clasp and rigidity of the chassis is just superb. The bracelet is superior in both comfort and quality to the bracelets on my old Rolex GMT and Sub.

I cannot recommend this watch enough and the 45mm wears appropriately, it is Not overly huge and I have 6.95” wrists.

Anyone considering a Rolex or other dive/tool watch, but who wants something in a package of true haute horology, should consider this Blancpain example.
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Old 24 September 2019, 10:29 PM   #24
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The bracelet is incredibly comfortable and beautifully finished. Every detail down to the dual folding clasp and rigidity of the chassis is just superb. The bracelet is superior in both comfort and quality to the bracelets on my old Rolex GMT and Sub.

I cannot recommend this watch enough and the 45mm wears appropriately, it is Not overly huge and I have 6.95Ē wrists.

Anyone considering a Rolex or other dive/tool watch, but who wants something in a package of true haute horology, should consider this Blancpain example.
I agree Iíve been eyeballing them for quite some time now
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Old 24 September 2019, 10:58 PM   #25
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I agree Iíve been eyeballing them for quite some time now
Get one!
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Old 28 September 2019, 11:30 AM   #26
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After this being on the wrist for the last week or so, I can unequivocally say that the Blancpain chronograph is among the smoothest and most enjoyable to use of any other chronos I’ve tried, including Patek chronos.
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Old 28 September 2019, 12:29 PM   #27
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Not that it's a good habit to do anyways but can you operate the chronograph underwater?
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Old 28 September 2019, 01:11 PM   #28
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Not that it's a good habit to do anyways but can you operate the chronograph underwater?
I donít know to be honest. I imagine if I ask Blancpain at the boutique they will advise against it, but I imagine you can. Not sure.
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Old 3 October 2019, 11:16 AM   #29
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Not that it's a good habit to do anyways but can you operate the chronograph underwater?
Marc Hayek said yes in an interview on Watch Advisor.
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Old 3 October 2019, 11:18 AM   #30
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Absolutely beautiful piece! Blancpain is drawing me in. Your post isnít helping matters. Lol.
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