Debating between the Longines Spirit 37mm and Tudor Ranger for next piece

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I really like both of these. I think the Tudor gets my vote as it is probably a better constructed piece and very simple - where my tastes are headed these days. 
 

This is a great decision to have to make though :)

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I clicked the button for Logines and I am an absolute Tudor Ranger fan. What does that tell you ? LOL @SirHugoDrax is spot on with the build on the Tudor. Hope I confused you sufficiently 

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I'd say Ranger, it seems a more pure version of what it's trying to be. 

The Spirit line are beautiful, but they seem torn between being a dress watch, and a pilot's watch. 

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Longines looks better as the Ranger has fake aging and a butt plug hour hand.

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Can you pick both 🙃🙃 both very good. Tudor because it's 39mm.

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Both great watches. This hugely depends on your lifestyle /wearing needs. The ranger is way more toolish. The Longines is one that could pass for all round office to casual etc.

My personnel on the Ranger was huge let down when i saw it in person. I just felt the finish was not where I'd thought it should be - i know this will annoy some Tudor peeps.

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Hard decisions. Very different watched!! Not a fan of the handset on the Ranger... But you cannot let the Crunch decide!! You have to make up out own mind. Or split the difference and get the Black Bay 36 🤭

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The one with all the numbers.

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KristianG

I'd say Ranger, it seems a more pure version of what it's trying to be. 

The Spirit line are beautiful, but they seem torn between being a dress watch, and a pilot's watch. 

I’d agree, I little bit too shiny in places.

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I voted Ranger because I have one so I’m partial 😁. 
 

That said, I think the design of the 37mm Spirit is amazing with the date window at the 6 and better lug length. If Longines were to make the same design changes to their 40mm Spirit I may have voted (and possible purchased) differently. Sadly, 39mm is the smallest I’d go so that knocks the 37mm out of contention, for me. 

Also, I agree with most of the comments above. You can’t make a wrong decision here. 
 

*side note - the bracelet on the Ranger is absolutely AMAZING. 

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Aww...I accidentally chose the Longines. Phooey.

Go Rangers! 

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I haven't been able to get hands on the Ranger yet. Was disappointed when I went to an AD and they had none in stock. I do love the BB 58, so if the Ranger has a similar build than it should be a winner. I have seen the Spirit and it wasn't for me. It's definitely less of a tool watch than the Ranger. Something about the dial and markers just didn't work for me in person. 

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@Jn30642 have you handled both? I'd love a hands-on comparison of the two brands. I have a couple Tudors and have tried on some Longines in the shop. Just seem to think the Longines is a tad lower on the quality/finishing side. Not sure what it is -- less sharp edges or too much polish? I dunno. Would love some other opinions on the Tudor-Longines direct comparisons. (I'm seriously considering the Longines Ultra-Chron!) 

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I have a BB58 that is my main watch and I absolutely love it. In this situation, I have to go Longines. I know the Tudor is built well. I have a small wrist and I know that Tudor is going to be too big for me as this one is all dial with a lot of negative space (I don't know your wrist size). Although the Tudor dial is not for me, I won't criticize it and I actually feel it is a great addition to their collection. The one thing I will critique is the lume stopping so short on the minute hand. In some photos I almost feel like it has 2 hour hands. 
I just love the idea of this Longines at 37mm. I love a 1-12 dial and the whole design seems executed really well. Tudor build quality might be a little higher, but the Longines is the one I could happily wear 7 days a week (again, with my little bird wrists). You could even argue that for the Longines as a great 'one-watch' collection. 

Either way, you are going to get a great watch that you will get to wear a TON. I would definitely try them on as I imagine they are going to wear very different from each other.

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I’m a Tudor guy - but, the Spirit 37m is a show stopper. I’m in a similar predicament, although mine is between the Spirit 37m and the Tudor BB36 (I own a BB58 and I’m just used to Tudor’s build/overall quality - do I want two BB watches that are so similar?) enter Spirit 37m - which in my opinion is more of an “everyday” or “GADA” watch. not that the Ranger isn’t but I think the Longines gives you a wider spectrum of options.

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I vote C, Sinn 556 😉