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Hi all,

I was recently looking at an Omega > 15,000 Gauss (Ref: 231.10.42.21.01.002) online and I'm a fan of the lineage and look of this watch.

To me, it seems like a modern Railmaster. I'm a scientist/engineer by training and admire the history and heritage of the Railmaster line.

I wonder if anyone has thoughts on why this model was discontinued? I assume the easy answer might be that sales were too low, but I'm wondering more about design trends or the "fit" of this model within Omega's entire product line. I'd love to see a new, modern Railmaster line, but I'm guessing this might not happen anytime soon.

I know Omega has the Seamaster Railmaster line, but I find this watch just feels more like what a Railmaster successor should be.
 

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Maybe it was discontinued because all of omega's new movements are basically 15k gauss resistant. All seamasters with the new 8800, 8900 movements are resistant I believe.

So, it made a watch that's just basically antimagnetic sort of redundant.
 
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