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GS Basel releases

Post by marchone » Tue Mar 22, 2016 11:59 am

Don't know if you guys saw this. New LE GS models.

http://click.bsftransmit1.com/ViewInBro ... Dg&sysid=1
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Post by Seppia » Tue Mar 22, 2016 3:39 pm

Thanks Wayne
The issue is they are like 46mm wide and dial is way too busy
There was a wrist shot on WUS that made them look almost as clownish as the mythical SBEX001 from the great WUS user MM300.
Big fail on seikos part, they came out with a fantastic spring drive LE but it's 43mm and like 50 grand so no thanks :)

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Re: GS Basel releases

Post by bedlam » Tue Mar 22, 2016 4:25 pm

marchone wrote:Don't know if you guys saw this. New LE GS models.

http://click.bsftransmit1.com/ViewInBro ... Dg&sysid=1
Looks amazing

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Re: GS Basel releases

Post by foodle » Tue Mar 22, 2016 5:56 pm

Seppia wrote: The issue is they are like 46mm wide and dial is way too busy
Argh.

46mm is going to be a non-starter for me.

They look gorgeous, except they keep sticking that damn power reserve on the dial in the worst place.

The chrono has a very unique sub-dial arrangement. Not sure how I feel about it. :shrug:

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Re: GS Basel releases

Post by ElChingon7 » Tue Mar 22, 2016 6:24 pm

Damnit, I knew I should not have clicked that link :excited: :love:
WTF

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Post by JP Chestnut » Tue Mar 22, 2016 6:33 pm

GS has a great record of release ugly chronographs, which they've extended this year.

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Re: GS Basel releases

Post by sierra11b » Tue Mar 22, 2016 11:45 pm

I think they all look great, especially the GMTs. Size is a major letdown for me but considering it's a limited run, the materials are featherweight, and they come on a strap which will make that 46mm disappear in top-heaviness on the wrist, then it's safe to say these will sell in a NY minute... So no worries for GS there. If these were 42mm it would be a home run.

The real question is can MM300 find matching corduroy pants and shoes? :think:

The problem with Seiko is they release these massive size limited-run LEs like the gold accented SBEX001, and run them as catalog offerings later, because they've invested so much R&D, assuming it's what all the masses want. I sincerely hope sales plummet with the non LE versions as of late and they offer something smaller in the future. Mark my words we will see these offerings in the GS catalog as a regular offering in a different color scheme. Sad.

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Re: GS Basel releases

Post by Seppia » Sat Apr 02, 2016 3:52 pm

From WUS, copy/paste of my post with quotes.
Hope this turns out legible

[QUOTE=Domo;27664210]

Image

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MY GOD WHAT THE HELL IS THAT?
They accomplish the incredible feat of being uglier than the UFO-sized GS chronos.

[QUOTE=hotmustardsauce;27707898]Image
New hi beats.

38mm dial 46 lug to lug

https://www.seiko-watch.co.jp/gs/collec ... id=SBGH043
[/QUOTE]

Now this is awesome
Not everybody seems to be drinking heavy doses of sake since 7am in Seiko's offices.
Really love the design of the white here

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