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Old 30 July 2017, 03:53 AM   #1
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New Railmasters

Was invited to see the Basel offerings at our local boutique. I'm probably in the very small minority that would rather have a non LE model. Both are beauties and it was a hard choice but in the end (for now) I put a deposit down for the lighter dialed one on bracelet, delivery later this year, will be waiting impatiently. For those who might like these, enjoy the photos, as poor as they are . . .
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Old 30 July 2017, 05:46 AM   #2
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Sweet! I love both of those, but that steel dial is so damn cool. Good choice, can't wait to see your pics when it arrives.
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Old 30 July 2017, 08:19 AM   #3
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Thanks Dave, yeah will do the pics as as it gets to me!!
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Old 30 July 2017, 08:22 AM   #4
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I didn't like them at first...but they are possibly sleepers also since I couldn't get the 60th railmaster out of my mind when I saw it in person after being initially ambivalent about it. It now outhypes the 60th Speedy for me. Thanks for sharing.
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Old 30 July 2017, 08:33 AM   #5
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You're welcome sensui thanks for the comments!
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Old 30 July 2017, 09:28 AM   #6
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That gray dial is killer.
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Old 30 July 2017, 09:51 AM   #7
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That gray dial is killer.
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Hey thanks JC . . . . most have preferred the dark dial from past comments elsewhere, nice to know I'm not alone
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Old 30 July 2017, 11:15 AM   #8
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Really great pieces! When will they be Available in AD's?
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Old 30 July 2017, 01:07 PM   #9
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Really great pieces! When will they be Available in AD's?
Not sure, my contact at the boutique said Omega has been delayed with all the Basel stuff so not till later this year, nothing more specific . . .
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Old 30 July 2017, 03:37 PM   #10
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Not normally into Omega but really like both of these
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Old 30 July 2017, 03:51 PM   #11
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Old 30 July 2017, 04:07 PM   #12
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Not normally into Omega but really like both of these
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Cool watches.
Thanks guys, glad you think so too
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Old 31 July 2017, 12:46 AM   #13
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I really like the grey dial. Thanks for sharing
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Old 31 July 2017, 02:44 AM   #14
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The grey dial looks awesome!
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Old 31 July 2017, 07:16 AM   #15
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I really like the grey dial. Thanks for sharing
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The grey dial looks awesome!
Hmmm, 2 more for the grey, interesting . . . I go back to the boutique later today as they said they will switch out the bracelet that's now on the grey and put it on the black so I can see. More pics from that and perhaps a change of choice, we'll see
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Old 31 July 2017, 12:01 PM   #16
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Well my initial/original gut reaction was right, the light dial enchants a bit more so that's what I will have (Oct or Nov). Maybe the dark on bracelet reminds me of the Explorer, which I've had and loved, and I'm wanting something with a diff look with this one . . . pics from just a while ago.
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Old 31 July 2017, 12:18 PM   #17
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I prefer this to the LE version, too, but I like the black dial better.
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Old 31 July 2017, 12:56 PM   #18
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I prefer this to the LE version, too, but I like the black dial better.
For those who like 'em doubt you'd go wrong with either
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Old 31 July 2017, 01:09 PM   #19
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I really like then, even the bracelet (I don't care much for omega bracelets)
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Old 31 July 2017, 01:39 PM   #20
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I really like then, even the bracelet (I don't care much for omega bracelets)
Yep I know, the bracelet is frosting for me
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Old 31 July 2017, 02:18 PM   #21
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Dry nice choice, the steel colored dial is stunning. Congrats!


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Old 31 July 2017, 02:54 PM   #22
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Dry nice choice, the steel colored dial is stunning. Congrats!


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Old 1 August 2017, 04:17 PM   #23
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Am I the only one who thinks it looks a little off?
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Old 1 August 2017, 04:59 PM   #24
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Am I the only one who thinks it looks a little off?
No, there's a lot of folk who don't care for either iteration, I'm not one of them though
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Old 1 August 2017, 09:12 PM   #25
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I like both. Would be drawn to the lighter dial but also like the darker dial.
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I like these new Rails. Had a 2500 cal about 8 years ago which I enjoyed.
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Old 3 August 2017, 09:37 PM   #27
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Wow! Great photos man, thanks for sharing!
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I too came away very impressed with the black and silver dialed versions in person, especially on that herringbone strap.
I liked them better than any of the 60th anniversary tributes.
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I like both. Would be drawn to the lighter dial but also like the darker dial.
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I like these new Rails. Had a 2500 cal about 8 years ago which I enjoyed.
Cool, thanks guys!
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Wow! Great photos man, thanks for sharing!
You're welcome, glad you enjoyed them!!
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