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Purchased a ratcheting mesh bracelet for my 300 MC from Strapcode. It was well made but was too wide and hung up on the lugs. BUMMER!

I could probably have made it fit but instead returned it for a prompt refund.
 

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Guys, I have to confess something: I flipped the 300mc for a Rolex Daytona. The D's been a grail for me forever. However, I had to sell some watches that were very dear to me (the 300mc and the Speedy Pro, amongst others). So I sold watches that I actually liked a lot for one that I like even more - which, of course, now leads to my missing them :) as finances are looking up again for the next few months, I'll likely be able to re-buy one (but not two) and I'm not really sure if I'll be getting a SMP or another 300mc.

I love the 300mc - it looks fantastic, wears great and is fantastically accurate. I just hate the PCL bracelet (the Daytona also has PCLs but looks dramatically less blingy, don't really know why) on the 300mc. Over time, I went from disliking it to hating it with a passion. Luckily, the 300mc looks fantastic on a wide range of straps.

So, anyway - that's where I'm at now - have to decide between the 300mc and the SMP in a month or two. This sucks. No matter which one I choose, I'll be lusting after the other one afterwards and won't have money to buy it for another year or so.
 

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Guys, I have to confess something: I flipped the 300mc for a Rolex Daytona. The D's been a grail for me forever. However, I had to sell some watches that were very dear to me (the 300mc and the Speedy Pro, amongst others). So I sold watches that I actually liked a lot for one that I like even more - which, of course, now leads to my missing them :) as finances are looking up again for the next few months, I'll likely be able to re-buy one (but not two) and I'm not really sure if I'll be getting a SMP or another 300mc.

I love the 300mc - it looks fantastic, wears great and is fantastically accurate. I just hate the PCL bracelet (the Daytona also has PCLs but looks dramatically less blingy, don't really know why) on the 300mc. Over time, I went from disliking it to hating it with a passion. Luckily, the 300mc looks fantastic on a wide range of straps.

So, anyway - that's where I'm at now - have to decide between the 300mc and the SMP in a month or two. This sucks. No matter which one I choose, I'll be lusting after the other one afterwards and won't have money to buy it for another year or so.
Congrats pal. The Daytona is definitely a grail watch. Timeless classic. A keeper. Hope to see you with a 300MC or SMP soon! LOL

Use to have a pretty decent collection of Rolex sports models and panerais until something bad hit me financially not too long ago. This 300 MC is the first watch to kick start my collection again.
 

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Congrats pal. The Daytona is definitely a grail watch. Timeless classic. A keeper. Hope to see you with a 300MC or SMP soon! LOL

Use to have a pretty decent collection of Rolex sports models and panerais until something bad hit me financially not too long ago. This 300 MC is the first watch to kick start my collection again.
I know what you mean - I got sick last year (nothing really serious, gladly, but wasn't able to work for several months) and had to sell several watches and a Leica M camera. I was able to get most of it back. Having to start from scratch sometimes isn't a bad thing, though, even though it sucks at the moment.

The SMP vs. the 300mc is win-win and lose-lose at the same time :)
 

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I know what you mean - I got sick last year (nothing really serious, gladly, but wasn't able to work for several months) and had to sell several watches and a Leica M camera. I was able to get most of it back. Having to start from scratch sometimes isn't a bad thing, though, even though it sucks at the moment.

The SMP vs. the 300mc is win-win and lose-lose at the same time :)
Well, I hate to say this in this thread, but I prefer the Seamaster Pro ceramic diver... [EDIT - on the Speedy style 1610/930 bracelet]
 

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I know what you mean - I got sick last year (nothing really serious, gladly, but wasn't able to work for several months) and had to sell several watches and a Leica M camera. I was able to get most of it back. Having to start from scratch sometimes isn't a bad thing, though, even though it sucks at the moment.

The SMP vs. the 300mc is win-win and lose-lose at the same time :)
My next watch will either be the Submariner Date (Ceramic Bezel) or Speedmaster 57!
 

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Have u seen it in flesh? Case size thick? Like the PO 8500? Hasn't reach my shore yet.
16.2mm - and not in a good way. I haven't tried it on, only saw it at the Omega Boutique in Zurich. Because it's relatively small, it just looks weird with such a thick case. I really want to love it, but that one's not for me - the 8-9k price tag doesn't help, either.
 

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16.2mm - and not in a good way. I haven't tried it on, only saw it at the Omega Boutique in Zurich. Because it's relatively small, it just looks weird with such a thick case. I really want to love it, but that one's not for me - the 8-9k price tag doesn't help, either.
I'm a tad disappointed by how thick it is. Doubt it will sit comfortably. Love the date and automatic function. Will pass judgement when I see it in the flesh. Hopefully soon. Thanks for the heads up.
 
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