Will you be adding a Bremont this year? Which?

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Will you be adding a Bremont this year? Which?

Post by mattjmcd » Thu Apr 17, 2014 8:55 am

It's no secret that I'm a supporter of Bremont. Basel 2014 seems to have been an absolute breakout for them. My only issue is the great selection of new options. I've been bugging them for an MBIII for 4+years now. Well, they have finally obliged but they've complicated things by making the Terra Nova. In the end I suspect I will add an MB GMT, but it'll be a tough decision for sure.

How about you guys? Any sense of whether or not you will pull the trigger on one of the new models?

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Post by matt.wu » Thu Apr 17, 2014 8:58 am

I really want to try a Terra Nova. I already love the Supermarine case, but making it in Ti and adding a complication is fantastic.
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Post by rockmastermike » Thu Apr 17, 2014 9:17 am

of the newer ones I'd like to try the MBIII GMT or a Boeing Chrono - but I already have two Bremont chronos so probably moreso the MBIII GMT

of the existing models I still need to try a s500.

I'd probably do something stupid to get another squadron watch. I am fascinated by these.
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Post by jimyritz » Thu Apr 17, 2014 9:18 am

I have the Alt1c black and really like that
MBIII with the bronze barrell. I also
like the white dial Boeing's...very cool.
So hopefully one of those...

Bremont's just killing it; my only concern
is pricing.,

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Re: Will you be adding a Bremont this year? Which?

Post by andrema » Thu Apr 17, 2014 9:29 am

jimyritz wrote:Bremont's just killing it; my only concern
is pricing.,
Yeah, the pricing holds me back. Especially for a young brand like Bremont.
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Re: Will you be adding a Bremont this year? Which?

Post by FlyPenFly » Thu Apr 17, 2014 9:40 am

How much are the new Boeing chronos supposed to be?

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Re: Will you be adding a Bremont this year? Which?

Post by Panerai7 » Thu Apr 17, 2014 9:58 am

Yes, will add a black M1 3-hand or a Chrono depending on their street price.

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Post by hoppyjr » Thu Apr 17, 2014 9:58 am

I'd love a white dial Bremont Boeing Model 1, but I'm guessing these will have an MSRP of around $6k and that puts them out of reach.

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Post by jimyritz » Thu Apr 17, 2014 10:16 am

I think the non chronos around $5500.
Chronos are over 6k..

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Post by Panerai7 » Thu Apr 17, 2014 10:21 am

jimyritz wrote:I think the non chronos around $5500.
Chronos are over 6k..
OOk, someone should get a Bremont dealer in the pocket with 30% off :)

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Post by Jeep99dad » Thu Apr 17, 2014 10:33 am

Yes and yes :)
I have recently added a black SM500 and Alt1-Z which I'll have next week(will it be too busy for me? Had to try it though.) Bremont does Chronos very well in general.

In the future I see adding the new Boeing but have yet to decide which :) Chrono or 3-hander?
Black or white? I was definite on black but the more I see photos of the white Chrono the more I like it and I have so many black dials :)
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Post by Jeep99dad » Thu Apr 17, 2014 10:34 am

We have a GTG in Greenville with Mike Pearson this summer so I hope to try them on. Seeing them in the metal should help with the decision it so I hope :(
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Post by Panerai7 » Thu Apr 17, 2014 10:45 am

Yep pretty excited about that GTG, they'd better have both Boeing models :)

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Re: Will you be adding a Bremont this year? Which?

Post by gristler » Thu Apr 17, 2014 11:03 am

I think a blue SM500 for me.
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Post by gristler » Thu Apr 17, 2014 11:03 am

I think a blue SM500 for me.
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Re: Will you be adding a Bremont this year? Which?

Post by aikiman44 » Thu Apr 17, 2014 11:07 am

I'd love to add a diver or Terra Nova. Whether it'll happen is another story.
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Re: Will you be adding a Bremont this year? Which?

Post by marchone » Thu Apr 17, 2014 11:10 am

I would if I could then the Alt1-B would be the one for me. Time, small seconds, date, 24-hour hand, internal elapsed time bezel, chrono function, and DLC. It's a great do-it-all watch.
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Post by giosdad » Thu Apr 17, 2014 11:21 am

matt.wu wrote:I really want to try a Terra Nova. I already love the Supermarine case, but making it in Ti and adding a complication is fantastic.
I can't agree with you more. I fell for this big time last night.

Sorry for the crappy pics.

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Re: Will you be adding a Bremont this year? Which?

Post by FlyPenFly » Thu Apr 17, 2014 12:07 pm

Panerai7 wrote:
jimyritz wrote:I think the non chronos around $5500.
Chronos are over 6k..
OOk, someone should get a Bremont dealer in the pocket with 30% off :)
You have to pay the iron price.

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Re: Will you be adding a Bremont this year? Which?

Post by Safetystop » Thu Apr 17, 2014 12:11 pm

No

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Re: Will you be adding a Bremont this year? Which?

Post by JP Chestnut » Thu Apr 17, 2014 12:13 pm

giosdad wrote:
matt.wu wrote:I really want to try a Terra Nova. I already love the Supermarine case, but making it in Ti and adding a complication is fantastic.
I can't agree with you more. I fell for this big time last night.

Sorry for the crappy pics.

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Could be the picture, but it looks enormous on your wrist.

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Post by FlyPenFly » Thu Apr 17, 2014 12:14 pm

The iPhone has a around 30mm lens, when you do close ups with it, it exaggerates the perspective and makes things look bigger. I understand Adam has used this effect extensively to his advantage in his snapchats.

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Re: Will you be adding a Bremont this year? Which?

Post by matt.wu » Thu Apr 17, 2014 12:19 pm

FlyPenFly wrote:The iPhone has a around 30mm lens, when you do close ups with it, it exaggerates the perspective and makes things look bigger. I understand Adam has used this effect extensively to his advantage in his snapchats.
:roll:

From what I understand, the Terra Nova is essentially the same size as the SM500, which wears really well on my wrist (same size as Barry's):

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Re: Will you be adding a Bremont this year? Which?

Post by Panerai7 » Thu Apr 17, 2014 12:20 pm

FlyPenFly wrote:
Panerai7 wrote:
jimyritz wrote:I think the non chronos around $5500.
Chronos are over 6k..
OOk, someone should get a Bremont dealer in the pocket with 30% off :)
You have to pay the iron price.
Too dear

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Post by giosdad » Thu Apr 17, 2014 12:25 pm

JP Chestnut wrote: Could be the picture, but it looks enormous on your wrist.
It is 43mm so they did not change the case size from the Supermarine 500. The phone is very close to my wrist to try and fight the bar lighting, so it does change the perspective. (my wrist is 6.5 inches) if you look at the case back pic, the lugs do slope downward and there was no lug over hang.

The Ti case material made this feel amazing. By the way this is an LE of 300. I don't recall the MSRP but I think Mike commented that it will be within hundreds of the Supermarine which is impressive considering the case material and GMT function.
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