Anyone have hands on experience with Steinhart Ocean 39 GMT black?

Eventually I'd like to get a GMT. I just have always been attracted to watches that have that complication. There are a lot of options including some nice budget options by Seiko, Orient, Momentum and Boldr amongst others. The above Steinhart seems like a very well built watch using a swiss Sellita movement, and tough case with sapphire crystal. I know it heavily borrows from Rolex design here, but what I love about it is the rich green and black colors, it's just hits me different. However, it's on the upper edge of what I can afford right now around $600 so I'm curious as I do research on more affordable well built GMT watches if anyone has this watch and any thoughts on it? This size of 39mm is perfect for me but I'm wondering if the dial feels small to read with such a thick bezel? 

Thanks in advance!

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I've lusted after that exact same Steinhart for months, still kind of do... the new Seiko 5 GMT would be a great fit in your budget. It has a 42,5mm diameter which might sound large but the lug to lug distance is really short for this sort of diameter and it fits just like a 39/40mm Sub/GMT Master homage like this one. You can't go wrong with Seiko 
What I really enjoy about this one are the color scheme and the carbon bezel.

Btw: If you want a spec monster for a very low price, check out Pagani Designs GMT. They are very close to the GMT Master II as well. Very good finishing for the price and great materials (everything solid, stainless steel, sapphire, ceramic) and the only "downside" is the cheap chinese movement. Honestly I will just swap the movement for a new one if mine acts weird 😀

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I've lusted after that exact same Steinhart for months, still kind of do... the new Seiko 5 GMT would be a great fit in your budget. It has a 42,5mm diameter which might sound large but the lug to lug distance is really short for this sort of diameter and it fits just like a 39/40mm Sub/GMT Master homage like this one. You can't go wrong with Seiko 
What I really enjoy about this one are the color scheme and the carbon bezel.

Btw: If you want a spec monster for a very low price, check out Pagani Designs GMT. They are very close to the GMT Master II as well. Very good finishing for the price and great materials (everything solid, stainless steel, sapphire, ceramic) and the only "downside" is the cheap chinese movement. Honestly I will just swap the movement for a new one if mine acts weird 😀

Good advice!