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    Picture Pictures-Aquaracer 300 vs 500.

    Pictures speak for themselves.

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    Re: Pictures-Aquaracer 300 vs 500.

    Wow, birds of a feather!

    I find the pics make me feel good .... thanks!
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    People need to be able to identify the watch with themselves. It's based on emotion." - Ralph Furter

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    Re: Pictures-Aquaracer 300 vs 500.

    Quote Originally Posted by Eeeb View Post
    Wow, birds of a feather!

    I find the pics make me feel good .... thanks!
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    Re: Pictures-Aquaracer 300 vs 500.

    The AR300 looks bigger to me.. But they are both 41mm..
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    Re: Pictures-Aquaracer 300 vs 500.

    I think I prefer the 300 when you put them side-by-side. The hour markers and markings on the dial seem to be more crisp and pop nicely.
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    Re: Pictures-Aquaracer 300 vs 500.

    All things being equal, if I have to pick between the two it would a tough choice.

    IMO the WAN is more true to the original design of the 2000 series. But hey, progress is good!
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    Re: Pictures-Aquaracer 300 vs 500.

    Your side by side of the two models high-lights something that bugs me.
    On the 300m, the end link curve to match the curve of the end of the lugs whereas on the 500m they are straight cut.

    Looks like they missed that detail.


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    Re: Pictures-Aquaracer 300 vs 500.

    Quote Originally Posted by drunken monkey View Post
    Your side by side of the two models high-lights something that bugs me.
    On the 300m, the end link curve to match the curve of the end of the lugs whereas on the 500m they are straight cut.

    Looks like they missed that detail.
    I think it's just the angle of the picture. On my 500m, the endlink curves with the lugs. The the first center link of the bracelet has a small piece that curves with the lugs and then the bracelet attaches to it and allows the bracelet to move.

    The only difference I see on the bracelet is the clasp and the way the links "slant" at an angle where they connect to each other on the 300m. The 500 m links are more straight. the first picture shows this on the 6:00 end of the bracelet.

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    Re: Pictures-Aquaracer 300 vs 500.

    Quote Originally Posted by Wisconsin Proud View Post
    I think it's just the angle of the picture. On my 500m, the endlink curves with the lugs. The the first center link of the bracelet has a small piece that curves with the lugs and then the bracelet attaches to it and allows the bracelet to move.

    The only difference I see on the bracelet is the clasp and the way the links "slant" at an angle where they connect to each other on the 300m. The 500 m links are more straight. the first picture shows this on the 6:00 end of the bracelet.

    I'm talking about the bracelet end of the end link.
    You can see it best here in the first photo.


    I recall that both the previous 500m and the 300m here has that matched fitting of end-link and lug. I can also see that the bracelets are actually different too with the 300m having angled links that match that curvature whereas the new 500m is more straight cut.

    I know it's picking at details but they did it "properly" before but looks like they sort-of missed it here.


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    Re: Pictures-Aquaracer 300 vs 500.

    Quote Originally Posted by drunken monkey View Post
    Your side by side of the two models high-lights something that bugs me.
    On the 300m, the end link curve to match the curve of the end of the lugs whereas on the 500m they are straight cut.

    Looks like they missed that detail.
    Well,It seemed to me that both watches are sharing the same bracelet and the only difference is the clasp,but I can not confirm it till I get back to the AD again!
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