Apple watch sport black with SS link bracelet...

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  1. jdmagoo1 macrumors regular

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    What would this combo look like? I like the look of the black SS watch and can't bring myself to spend over $1600 AUD in buying it when there will be ver 2.0 announced in less than 12 months time. So I'm thinking of getting the cheaper black aluminium with the SS link bracelet. Would this look strange or go well together?
     
  2. gecko20 macrumors regular

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    you canot buy the black link bracelet alone without the watch...
    sorry
     
  3. jdmagoo1 thread starter macrumors regular

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    No I'm talking about the SS link bracelet not the black version
     
  4. gecko20 macrumors regular

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    ok, but I thought you want to buy the bracelet for the black aluminium watch?
     
  5. H3rman macrumors 6502

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    He does. He is asking will the silver SS Link Braclet look ok with the Space Gray Sport Watch.

    To be honest, I don't think it will. The link with a normal sport watch might work though.
     
  6. jdmagoo1 thread starter macrumors regular

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    I was hoping they would swap them around during my try on but they wouldn't.
     
  7. wdfly macrumors regular

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    It would look like the southbound end of a northbound horse in my opinion.
     
  8. gecko20 macrumors regular

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    Wait I saw somewhere a pic of this, I will post it!
    It is the black space with the milanese bracelet but it will give you a good idea
    http://m.imgur.com/a/VDZ6Q
    (you have to scroll down to see the pics)
     
  9. JayLenochiniMac macrumors G5

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    I can't find photos of Space Gray aluminum with the standard SS link bracelet, but here are some photos of silver aluminum with the link bracelet:

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    The Space Gray case will look similarly dull next to standard SS link bracelet.
     
  10. jdmagoo1 thread starter macrumors regular

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    Thanks for this. This combo looks ok but just doesn't seem right. I guess the space grey would be similar but different
     
  11. gecko20 macrumors regular

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    http://mixyourwatch.com
    theor you can see your idea
     
  12. JayLenochiniMac macrumors G5

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    The biggest problem is more with the finishes. Dull finish looks bad next to shiny finish. Different enough colors are better, but you'll still have the problem with matte (namely dull) Space Gray next to more shiny SS link bracelet.

    Honestly, it makes no sense to spend more on the link bracelet than the watch. Go big or go home.
     
  13. elbartino macrumors member

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    I mentioned this on another topic but this will rot your watch. Aluminum and Stainless Steel will react and oxidise if they held together for a long period of time.
     
  14. Knowimagination macrumors 68000

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    Highly doubt that version 2 is announced in less than twelve months, and this combo would look terrible.
     
  15. cambookpro macrumors 603

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    Yeah, that doesn't look great. Not so much the finish itself, but the darker, more 'metal-y' colour (if that makes sense).

    The polished steel connectors definitely match better, though still aren't perfect. Leather loop is the only real non-Sport band to go for with a Sport watch.
     
  16. Swiss-G macrumors 6502a

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    It's not a good idea to mix aluminium and stainless steel due to galvanic or bimetal corrosion.
     
  17. JayLenochiniMac macrumors G5

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    Bad idea to rely on renders.

    From website you get this (which actually looks good):
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    From real-life photo you get this (looks bad):
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  18. jdmagoo1 thread starter macrumors regular

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    OK - thanks for your help guys.

    In the end i ordered the 42mm SS WSB now 2 days ago, and it will deliver tomorrow. (Cant believe how quick that is) I don't want the white sports band so i will swap within 14days for the black band. I will purchase the link bracelet separately or perhaps there might be some cheaper 3rd party alternatives by then.
     

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