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Community Guide to best BREITLING Replicas

Discussion in 'Breitling Replicas' started by By-Tor, Oct 3, 2006.

  1. vxc2222

    vxc2222 New Member  

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    Now, I saw the question asked already on this forum, but since there was no answer I'd risk asking it again: does anyone know if there have been updates worth mentioning to the Breitling rep lineup described in this forum. Looks like the info is at least few years old, has anything changed since then?
     
  2. Elisdad

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    Well done!!
     
  3. midmay

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    Hi there, The Breitling Super Aveneger is my other favorite watch! I hope there is exist a good rep!
     
  4. Nordic

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    Thank you for nice write up and links.
     
  5. dan89

    dan89 Well-Known Member  

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    old post but nice to know about breitling, bump it up!
     
  6. Willferrari

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    Where can i get the best avenger?
     
  7. Nanook65

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    I'm interested in purchasing a few different Breitling watches. Wondering if this guide (written 10 yrs ago now) is still at all useful. Certainly there have been changes in the past 10 years.

    Seems to me that either these type of posts should have the op updated with a "updated date" or they should be "unstickyed" at some point. 100 years from now are we still going to be going with this 110 yr old guide to the best breitling?
     
  8. OneLastChance

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    That's an useful guide !
     
  9. dan89

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    Looks to be the same z2 movement. I compared to my steelfish and nothing jumps out to me as being different to my v2. I'm sure there some minor differences, but the movement, which is what counts most to me, is the same and since the v2 is a super rep already, there's not much room for improvment. The stamping on the bracelet looks comparable, the print on the dial comparable, lume comparable. Probably like the PAM 111s where there are some false"v4" that are a mixture of new and old batch parts. Still a beautiful watch regardless, and the good thing is if and when the z2 dies, it's a direct swap for a 2836 (except for the date wheel)
     
  11. dan89

    dan89 Well-Known Member  

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    Thanks @teddy875. z2 is A2836? It's still unreliable? I guessed probably a new batch with minor changes rather than major improvements.

     
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    The z2 is not an A2836. It is a movement that is based on the 2836, but a completely different movement. It's real name is SB1HRZ2 and there are a number of deficiencies present. First, and easiest to spot is the dial is held in place by screws vs clips on a 2836. The overall fit and finish is not the best. The biggest problem is the autowind bridge. If the screws that hold it to the movement come loose, all of the gears fall out and then you have a bunch of small loose parts rattling around which risk getting into the hairspring and balance shaft, etc...well you can see where it's going, vs the 2836 it would come off as a unit with the gears still attached. Best thing, either get one off the bat with an ETA movement or buy it and plan on a movement swap. A movement swap will run you in the neighborhood of $250-$280, but then you have a watch which will last for years, if not decades. The build quality of the case in the v2 is top notch and mine is my daily wear watch. The problem is the dealers keep advertising them as an A2836 when they are not.
     
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    haha noted and thanks for the info.

     
  14. teddy875

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    No problem! They are good solid watches, and the price is very attractive. The movement deficiencies can be fixed. Best of luck! Let me know if you do buy one!
     
  15. Nomadenjoe

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    Excellent Guide…very good for a Newbie like me.
    Thanks !
     
  16. Stanislav Vala

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    anyone know a good and reliable site where u can buy high quality replicas of any of these watches? B
    Breitling Navitimer World (GMT)
    Breitling Navitimer 01 46mm

    I am looking for these models with leather strap together with additional stainless steel strap.
    And also with good delivery to Czech Republic.
    Please your reply to PM.
     
  17. blehbleh215

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    I am looking for the same thing as well. A high quality replica.
    There are too many TD to choose from. (InTime, WBK, etc)
    Breitling Navitimer World (GMT) & Breitling Navitimer 01 46mm are the one that I'm look for.
     
  18. TigersFan

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    I have this watch and for the price it has been great. I added it on to another order because it was cheap and I've found myself wearing it a ton.
     
  19. bangsters

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    Hey new to Breitlings been a PAM regular though.... I went through the list but did not see the SuperOcean Abyss and SuperOcean Abyss Chrono. Should be in the list as well? I got the abyss chrono (noob) and it looks spot on compared to gen.

    Oh and thanks for this thread, might be a few years old but still very useful.

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  20. UDTMIKE

    UDTMIKE Frogmen do it deeper!    

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    Wish you had done a reveiw for the Steelfish Chrono. Getting ready to buy one..
     
  21. bangsters

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    Hey bro you referring to the one I c&r? It was not a steelfish but a chronomat evo.

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    UDTMIKE Frogmen do it deeper!    

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    I love Breiling's. I just ordered 2. I am glad I found this review. It explains a lot that I have been wondering about. Thanks so much.
     
  23. UDTMIKE

    UDTMIKE Frogmen do it deeper!    

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    I hate it that they discontinued the Titanium models. I want one, especially if it's the chrono, don't care if it's quartz. Anyone have one they want to sell? PM me.....
     
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