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    Re: Unofficial PO 8900 Owner's Thread

    It was almost impossible to choose between the black and the blue. Went with the blue, but it actually looks black in some lighting situations, like this:

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    Re: Unofficial PO 8900 Owner's Thread

    Went with the blue as well, received as a wedding gift. Compliments my Yas Marina Blue M3, albeit different shades of blue.
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    Re: Unofficial PO 8900 Owner's Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by KeepTheTime View Post
    Some of the newer pieces seem to be coming from the factory without the red dot. Sometimes it's tucked in there and difficult to see with the bracelet on. They can fall off as well. Here are some shots:




    When I bought the 8500 PO last year, there was no red dot. When I spoke to Omega they were 'adamant' with me that they'd stopped doing the dots, years prior, so this is news to me. Or they had no clue what they were talking about. Nothing new there then. Anyway, I didn't get one on the last PO.


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    Re: Unofficial PO 8900 Owner's Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by TSC View Post
    When I bought the 8500 PO last year, there was no red dot. When I spoke to Omega they were 'adamant' with me that they'd stopped doing the dots, years prior, so this is news to me. Or they had no clue what they were talking about. Nothing new there then. Anyway, I didn't get one on the last PO.


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    I'm pretty sure Archer commented somewhere that Omega hasn't done the dot in a few years.

    The PO 8900 that I picked up from an AD in January does not have the red dot. In addition, the Speedmaster that I had serviced by Omega in Dec15/Jan16 didn't come back with a dot either.

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    Re: Unofficial PO 8900 Owner's Thread

    @Archer posted
    "The "dots" were discontinued in mid-2015...anything newer or serviced since will not have any dot."
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    Re: Unofficial PO 8900 Owner's Thread

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    Last edited by knezz; May 23rd, 2017 at 10:39. Reason: Double post
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    Re: Unofficial PO 8900 Owner's Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by 8100 RPM View Post
    I'm pretty sure Archer commented somewhere that Omega hasn't done the dot in a few years.

    The PO 8900 that I picked up from an AD in January does not have the red dot. In addition, the Speedmaster that I had serviced by Omega in Dec15/Jan16 didn't come back with a dot either.
    Quote Originally Posted by knezz View Post
    @Archer posted
    "The "dots" were discontinued in mid-2015...anything newer or serviced since will not have any dot."
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    So then OMEGA were correct then.

    To whoever asked the question, what they said!

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    Re: Unofficial PO 8900 Owner's Thread

    so if back then, the Red dot was our reference for knowing if the back-case was open or not, how can we tell the same in new models?

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    Re: Unofficial PO 8900 Owner's Thread

    Beautiful. I will buy one in 4 years. I promised myself after PO 8500 and Rolex sub. I need to wait 5 years.

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    Re: Unofficial PO 8900 Owner's Thread

    My 39.5mm PO is driving me crazy. I try changing my watch but after some hours the PO is back on my wrist, it's like magic.

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