OT: IWC Pilot or Hublot Big Bang

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OT: IWC Pilot or Hublot Big Bang

JohnDoe77
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May 6th, 2012, 8:47 pm #1

Hi all,

I bought my first watch a couple of months ago, a PAM 320 and i love it a lot! I can't help staring at it!

I have been wearing my PAM five days in a week and i decided to add another watch to my "collection" so i will not wear out my PAM to fast... I am looking to buy a watch around EUR 10k (USD 13k) and really like the Hublot Big Bang series and IWC (new) Pilot Watches.

What can you guys recommend me?

Kind regards,

JD
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utah320
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May 6th, 2012, 9:00 pm #2

My first Pam is also a 320, no regret right? The P 9001 is sharp! Recommendation is subjective...between the two brands is a tie,happy watch hunting!
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kirby_iv
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May 6th, 2012, 9:02 pm #3

Hi all,

I bought my first watch a couple of months ago, a PAM 320 and i love it a lot! I can't help staring at it!

I have been wearing my PAM five days in a week and i decided to add another watch to my "collection" so i will not wear out my PAM to fast... I am looking to buy a watch around EUR 10k (USD 13k) and really like the Hublot Big Bang series and IWC (new) Pilot Watches.

What can you guys recommend me?

Kind regards,

JD
Go for the all black / gummy gator strap version IMO it is the best one. OJ from WUW has one for sale right now on his site at a pretty good price.
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stingerstingray
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May 6th, 2012, 9:29 pm #4

Hi all,

I bought my first watch a couple of months ago, a PAM 320 and i love it a lot! I can't help staring at it!

I have been wearing my PAM five days in a week and i decided to add another watch to my "collection" so i will not wear out my PAM to fast... I am looking to buy a watch around EUR 10k (USD 13k) and really like the Hublot Big Bang series and IWC (new) Pilot Watches.

What can you guys recommend me?

Kind regards,

JD
219; Pam382 'Bronzo'; (Pam112 & Rolex GMT MasterII - RIP)
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JohnDoe77
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May 6th, 2012, 10:06 pm #5

Which one (model number)?

JD
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May 6th, 2012, 10:08 pm #6

Go for the all black / gummy gator strap version IMO it is the best one. OJ from WUW has one for sale right now on his site at a pretty good price.
WUW?

PM maybe?

JD
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May 6th, 2012, 10:28 pm #7

Hi all,

I bought my first watch a couple of months ago, a PAM 320 and i love it a lot! I can't help staring at it!

I have been wearing my PAM five days in a week and i decided to add another watch to my "collection" so i will not wear out my PAM to fast... I am looking to buy a watch around EUR 10k (USD 13k) and really like the Hublot Big Bang series and IWC (new) Pilot Watches.

What can you guys recommend me?

Kind regards,

JD
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jcatral14
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May 6th, 2012, 10:44 pm #8

Hi all,

I bought my first watch a couple of months ago, a PAM 320 and i love it a lot! I can't help staring at it!

I have been wearing my PAM five days in a week and i decided to add another watch to my "collection" so i will not wear out my PAM to fast... I am looking to buy a watch around EUR 10k (USD 13k) and really like the Hublot Big Bang series and IWC (new) Pilot Watches.

What can you guys recommend me?

Kind regards,

JD
-Jay in Northern NJ



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rioet
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May 6th, 2012, 11:37 pm #9

Hi all,

I bought my first watch a couple of months ago, a PAM 320 and i love it a lot! I can't help staring at it!

I have been wearing my PAM five days in a week and i decided to add another watch to my "collection" so i will not wear out my PAM to fast... I am looking to buy a watch around EUR 10k (USD 13k) and really like the Hublot Big Bang series and IWC (new) Pilot Watches.

What can you guys recommend me?

Kind regards,

JD
buy another pam to rotate since u love the watch
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stingerstingray
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May 6th, 2012, 11:39 pm #10

Which one (model number)?

JD
219; Pam382 'Bronzo'; (Pam112 & Rolex GMT MasterII - RIP)
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TokyoSkier
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Joined: December 1st, 2011, 1:08 pm

May 6th, 2012, 11:49 pm #11

Hi all,

I bought my first watch a couple of months ago, a PAM 320 and i love it a lot! I can't help staring at it!

I have been wearing my PAM five days in a week and i decided to add another watch to my "collection" so i will not wear out my PAM to fast... I am looking to buy a watch around EUR 10k (USD 13k) and really like the Hublot Big Bang series and IWC (new) Pilot Watches.

What can you guys recommend me?

Kind regards,

JD
As for your poll, I would probably say IWC. Call me strange, but the screws on the front of the Hublot are never in sync and that really bothers me! AP always has their screws lined up, why can't Hublot do it?

Sorry for my OCD.
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TokyoSkier
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May 6th, 2012, 11:51 pm #12

Get a base or a 372 or something quite different from the 320 but still a PAM.

My two yen.
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photoboynyc
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May 7th, 2012, 1:07 am #13

Hi all,

I bought my first watch a couple of months ago, a PAM 320 and i love it a lot! I can't help staring at it!

I have been wearing my PAM five days in a week and i decided to add another watch to my "collection" so i will not wear out my PAM to fast... I am looking to buy a watch around EUR 10k (USD 13k) and really like the Hublot Big Bang series and IWC (new) Pilot Watches.

What can you guys recommend me?

Kind regards,

JD
High Beat Movement & Old Style Dial.....the bestest of the Big Pilots!!!

BT
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rioet
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May 7th, 2012, 2:49 am #14

Get a base or a 372 or something quite different from the 320 but still a PAM.

My two yen.
get different models, get a history model like 390 coz is based model and yest different casing.
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mikefarha
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May 7th, 2012, 3:25 am #15

High Beat Movement & Old Style Dial.....the bestest of the Big Pilots!!!

BT
If you can find a transitional 5002 with the right crown and strap, it's the one. I do though like my 5004 too....
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chaswilbur
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May 7th, 2012, 3:32 am #16

Hi all,

I bought my first watch a couple of months ago, a PAM 320 and i love it a lot! I can't help staring at it!

I have been wearing my PAM five days in a week and i decided to add another watch to my "collection" so i will not wear out my PAM to fast... I am looking to buy a watch around EUR 10k (USD 13k) and really like the Hublot Big Bang series and IWC (new) Pilot Watches.

What can you guys recommend me?

Kind regards,

JD
I was just trying on the Big Pilot the other day, it's just a fantastic looking watch, tons of presence on the wrist, nice movement. Hublot feels like a dress watch to me, and I just don't feel comfortable wearing dress watches.. The new Ceramic IWC is nice to me eye, but it's not cheap either..

Charlie Wilbur
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Charlie Wilbur
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Joined: March 4th, 2006, 2:29 am

May 7th, 2012, 4:08 am #17

Hi all,

I bought my first watch a couple of months ago, a PAM 320 and i love it a lot! I can't help staring at it!

I have been wearing my PAM five days in a week and i decided to add another watch to my "collection" so i will not wear out my PAM to fast... I am looking to buy a watch around EUR 10k (USD 13k) and really like the Hublot Big Bang series and IWC (new) Pilot Watches.

What can you guys recommend me?

Kind regards,

JD
Not a big fan of Hublot.

Cheers,
Lou - SoCal


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JohnDoe77
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May 7th, 2012, 11:05 am #18

Hi all,

I bought my first watch a couple of months ago, a PAM 320 and i love it a lot! I can't help staring at it!

I have been wearing my PAM five days in a week and i decided to add another watch to my "collection" so i will not wear out my PAM to fast... I am looking to buy a watch around EUR 10k (USD 13k) and really like the Hublot Big Bang series and IWC (new) Pilot Watches.

What can you guys recommend me?

Kind regards,

JD
Thanks for the replies!

I really love the 320; it is a great watch and yes i am tempted to buy antoher Panerai... But i would also like to own a watch outside of Panerai, so thats why i am looking at IWC and Hublot.

I got a respons that the Hublots are not to good with keeping their value. Not that i am buying it as an investment, but it would be nice to have a solid watch (also concerning value). I wear a suite during the week, so probably the IWC would fit better next to my 320?

Thanks again!

JD
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May 7th, 2012, 11:46 am #19

High Beat Movement & Old Style Dial.....the bestest of the Big Pilots!!!

BT
5002 transitional best of the bunch

Frank
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utah320
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May 7th, 2012, 2:38 pm #20

Thanks for the replies!

I really love the 320; it is a great watch and yes i am tempted to buy antoher Panerai... But i would also like to own a watch outside of Panerai, so thats why i am looking at IWC and Hublot.

I got a respons that the Hublots are not to good with keeping their value. Not that i am buying it as an investment, but it would be nice to have a solid watch (also concerning value). I wear a suite during the week, so probably the IWC would fit better next to my 320?

Thanks again!

JD
IWC ! Not familiar with them,but they seem slimmer than a Hublot,and more dressy,white dial especially,cheers!
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