Anyone thinking of getting the new 2022 Super Ocean

I find the new design very appealing, now the question is what size to get. I have a 6.5" wrist, the 42mm wears like a 40mm and the 44mm wears like a 42mm and the lugs do not overhangs my wrist. Somehow due to the design of the dial, 42mm looks a bit small but classier and the 44mm looks a bit big but masculine. Tried at the AD but cannot decide and I forgot to take photo... 

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I have a flat 6.5” wrist and the 42 to me pushes the boundaries, but is doable, where as the 44 is way too large. For all the sizes they released not having something in th 39-40 range was a missed opportunity for me, but again, the shorter lug to lug helps. Go with your gut, but I would try and negotiate down whatever size you decide on.

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I was thinking about it. The bronze with the green dial is appealing as is the same in steel. But I found out recently that the base movement is a SW200-1 and I am not a fan of that movement. I know Brietling reworks their base movements to a high standard but.... 

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Have a neighbor who was wearing one the other day.  Looked absolutely awesome.  Unique design and incredibly classy.

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It's all about the design and finishing, both outstanding. I would er on the side of smaller in keeping with the somewhat vintage design - 42mm proportions seem to work very well, especially as it's a bright and shiny watch.

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StevieC54

I was thinking about it. The bronze with the green dial is appealing as is the same in steel. But I found out recently that the base movement is a SW200-1 and I am not a fan of that movement. I know Brietling reworks their base movements to a high standard but.... 

Its as good as a ETA2824 right? I am looking to add a do anything go anywhere watch to my collection when I do not have to worry about getting wet or safety especially when traveling. Besides the short power reserve, hope its a workhorse and easy to service.

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AllTheWatches

I have a flat 6.5” wrist and the 42 to me pushes the boundaries, but is doable, where as the 44 is way too large. For all the sizes they released not having something in th 39-40 range was a missed opportunity for me, but again, the shorter lug to lug helps. Go with your gut, but I would try and negotiate down whatever size you decide on.

Thanks for your input, the thin, curve and short lug to lug makes it wear smaller IMO especially compared to previous generation. Interested in Breitling but their collection have always been massively big but finally this new SO is something that I could wear. However it sort of not look like a Breitling when it wears smaller. My gut tells me 42 but the 44 wears more like a Breitling... this hobby is always contradicting lol.

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danmitch

It's all about the design and finishing, both outstanding. I would er on the side of smaller in keeping with the somewhat vintage design - 42mm proportions seem to work very well, especially as it's a bright and shiny watch.

Thanks for your input! I am leaning towards 42 more.

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HotWatchChick69

Have a neighbor who was wearing one the other day.  Looked absolutely awesome.  Unique design and incredibly classy.

Yes! Thats why I am planning to get one as well!

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Donald80

Its as good as a ETA2824 right? I am looking to add a do anything go anywhere watch to my collection when I do not have to worry about getting wet or safety especially when traveling. Besides the short power reserve, hope its a workhorse and easy to service.

That is what is claimed. My personal experience is that it is not as good as the ETA original. Its a clone after all. 😋

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i got this one (44mm) for my 6.25” wrist because I don't mind larger watches. But you have tried it on your wrist at your AD, so, I guess get whichever size speaks to you more.

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Donald80

Its as good as a ETA2824 right? I am looking to add a do anything go anywhere watch to my collection when I do not have to worry about getting wet or safety especially when traveling. Besides the short power reserve, hope its a workhorse and easy to service.

You are right. It does have a short power reserve, but the ETA2824 based Calibre17 is COSC certified. That is good enough for me.

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Jt0909

i got this one (44mm) for my 6.25” wrist because I don't mind larger watches. But you have tried it on your wrist at your AD, so, I guess get whichever size speaks to you more.

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I tried both 42 and 44 at the AD, both works for me IMO. 42 is more classic sub size and 44 more masculine with lug to lug just at the edge of my wrist. Bro can send a couple more photos my way? Possible a mirror shot so as to see how it looks at a distance 😁?

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Donald80

I tried both 42 and 44 at the AD, both works for me IMO. 42 is more classic sub size and 44 more masculine with lug to lug just at the edge of my wrist. Bro can send a couple more photos my way? Possible a mirror shot so as to see how it looks at a distance 😁?

Sure. 

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Jt0909

Sure. 

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Thanks! Envy your flat wrist to pull off a 44mm on 6.25" wrist.

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I have a 7.25 wrist, and the 42 looks like this on my wrist

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