Finally, a decent real-world, on-the-arm shot of Space Black SS Watch

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  1. zacheryjensen macrumors 6502a

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  2. vanimal macrumors 6502a

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    For me too shiny, I LOVE the black on black. But give me the Space Gray aluminum with that matte metal band and I'm in. I HATE anything "shiny" first thing i did when i got my Hummer H3 was got the front chrome grill powered coated matte black along with the H3 emblems.

    But thats just my taste......
     
  3. gabo864 macrumors 6502a

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    I'm with you n that!
     
  4. Lobwedgephil macrumors 68040

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    I think it looks sharp, shiny not being an issue at all considering how many lights are on at the apple store.
     
  5. vanimal macrumors 6502a

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    Very true. I know its rather bright in the Apple store, forgot about that. I still think the SS space gray looks badass, don't get me wrong. It does look sharp!
     
  6. zacheryjensen thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Problem I'm having with it, which is reaffirmed by this pic, is that the lack of visible texture and color often makes the black appear like plastic. Cheap shiny plastic. I wear a blackout watch (Citizen Stiletto) now, and have for some time, and it has this effect at times.

    In other cases it looks pretty cool.

    Hard call here.
     
  7. tantantheman macrumors newbie

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    ughhh exactly my dilemma that i've posted everywhere about. on one hand, the DLC coating will help against scratches compared to silver ss, on the other hand, the plasticky-ness is off-putting for me.
     
  8. Lobwedgephil macrumors 68040

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    But are you looking to take pictures of it, or wear it in person. I bet there is a big difference in how it looks. Unfortunately, we don't have the option of knowing before hand.
     
  9. JayLenochiniMac macrumors G5

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    Is it really that dark or is it an artifact of exposure/white balance? It looks more graphite in the other real life photos.
     
  10. capitanbuzo macrumors 65816

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    I'd get it if the black were more universal with leather bands as well.
     
  11. x-evil-x macrumors 68030

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    you sound a lot like me. Bet you hate chrome wheels on cars too? volk e37's in gunmetal! I miss those wheels
     
  12. zacheryjensen thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    All the first hand accounts I've run across also say it looks very black. I think it is not true black, but, very very close. I do think, though, that the contrast levels are a bit high on this photo as not much texture can be seen on the hand brushed band.
     
  13. RayDonovan macrumors regular

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    Here are mine from earlier this morning
     

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  14. mattopotamus macrumors G5

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    nice! How the hell did it take forumers to get us decent pictures haha.
     
  15. Sharkey311 Suspended

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    See those pics, it looks super light compared to the other one. I'm so torn :(
     
  16. vanimal, Apr 10, 2015
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    vanimal macrumors 6502a

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    Absolutely, i cringe at ANYTHING chrome lol. Obviously Matte is in, especially if the Lamborghini dealer has matte black wrap options RIGHT from the dealer lol. :cool:
     
  17. RayDonovan macrumors regular

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    I don't know why they turned out so good lol

    I have a few more in my little review i posted earlier today http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1864473
     
  18. x-evil-x macrumors 68030

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    can always spray a nice clear coat flat sealer on the watch haha
     

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