Aerospace 3 day review

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Right, this is the third day that i have had my Aerospcae and i thought i would write an amateur review, please remember the word amateur as i am not a great writter.

I picked up my watch on tuesday night, i had bought it on E-bay and arranged with the seller to pick it up in newcastle (about 12 miles from me)
I was waiting all day to leave and when 4:30 came i was out of the door like a shot.
I met the guy outside the garage where his car was being serviced and he handed me a nice gift bag which held my new purchase.
Now normally i get really excited about picking up or awaiting delivery of a new watch, but this was more anticipation of trying on an Aerospace for the first time.
I opened the box and straight away was dissapointed, the watch looked really small and felt really light plus when I went to take it off the cusion I realised straight away that it would not fit, and even if i put in all the links it still looked like it would be tight.
After a brief conversation with the guy about his new watch and my obsession with Breitling i payed him the money and went on my way, but the more i looked at the watch the more i was starting to regret my purchase, i tried to be cool and tried to big the watch up, with "oh my god how cool" at the functions, but i was just not very impressed.
i took it back to the showroom and resized the bracelet, and as soon as the watch touched my wrist i knew it was actually a great watch, i spent all night playing with the functions sychronising the time and setting the second time zone. (french time)

The watch was a legend by wednesday morning and i loved it, the feel was great, the springloaded clasp was super comfy and the functions and ability to read the time unhindered by millions of registers and numbers was excellent.
I bashed it about a bit and went swimming on the night with it on, it performed as a true tool watch should, and made me feel totally at ease wearing it.
With the others i always feel cautious of scratching them or damaging them but the Aerospce just keeps taking what you throw at it and comes back for more.
This watch is a true tool watch and has proven itself to me as a worthy companion bringing both style and durability into my life.
Thanks for reading,

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Congrats Andrew,she's a beauty:001_smile:
The Aerospace was the 1st Breitling i fell in love with Many years ago,and i still love them but have never owned one:crying:
Looked at a new one a few weeks ago at the AD but didnt leave with it because the Seawolf was calling me too,so i have to deside which one will be next:confused1:
Glad to hear that you are happy with her after your initial feeling of a possiable mistake.

Breitlings have a way of doing that to you,they have hipnotic powers:blink:
Nice review,Thanks
Good Luck and Enjoy
Thanks for the update Andrew.

That sure is an interesting timepiece you have there.

I'm confused by one of your comments though. You state that the quartz movement is not COSC qualified. Yet I thought all Breitlings were COSC qualified. Including the quartz models.
All of them are COSC After 2001 or 2002:001_smile:
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