C65 Trident Classic - Elimination Round 1

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Poll ended at Tue Nov 25, 2014 5:14 am

C65-01
32
8%
C65-02
35
8%
C65-03
4
1%
C65-04
4
1%
C65-05
19
5%
C65-06
31
8%
C65-07
11
3%
C65-08
15
4%
C65-09
2
0%
C65-10
2
0%
C65-11
4
1%
C65-12
7
2%
C65-13
6
1%
C65-14
7
2%
C65-15
34
8%
C65-16
7
2%
C65-17
5
1%
C65-18
10
2%
C65-19
18
4%
C65-20
5
1%
C65-21
2
0%
C65-22
19
5%
C65-23
4
1%
C65-24
20
5%
C65-25
20
5%
C65-26
14
3%
C65-27
4
1%
C65-27A
33
8%
C65-28
11
3%
C65-29
18
4%
C65-30
6
1%
C65-31
3
1%
 
Total votes : 412

Re: C65 Trident Classic - Elimination Round 1

Postby albionprs » Thu Nov 20, 2014 12:34 am

I'm beginning to warm to number 6. It's reminding me of this seasons Albion's home shirt, white with blue pinstripes.
I also like the idea it could come complete (in my dreams), with a blue leather strap. \:D/
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Re: C65 Trident Classic - Elimination Round 1

Postby hughesyn » Thu Nov 20, 2014 12:32 pm

albionprs wrote:I'm beginning to warm to number 6. It's reminding me of this seasons Albion's home shirt, white with blue pinstripes.
I also like the idea it could come complete (in my dreams), with a blue leather strap. \:D/


I'm not sure that another white / blue combo is the way forward, but we will see...
At the moment this is the only front runner C65 or C5SL that I wouldn't buy.
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Re: C65 Trident Classic - Elimination Round 1

Postby Tyke » Thu Nov 20, 2014 12:55 pm

hughesyn wrote:
albionprs wrote:I'm beginning to warm to number 6. It's reminding me of this seasons Albion's home shirt, white with blue pinstripes.
I also like the idea it could come complete (in my dreams), with a blue leather strap. \:D/


I'm not sure that another white / blue combo is the way forward, but we will see...
At the moment this is the only front runner C65 or C5SL that I wouldn't buy.



It's a re-working of the C2/20 FLE which is the most sought after FLE design on the second hand market. You always expect a lot of white/blue combo's to find favour, the process normally favours a safe and conservative choice rather than an edgy or bold design statement, but it has to be attractive enough for people to buy, so anything too far out there is a risk and probably won't sell enough. Would be nice to have a different colour scheme tho'
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Re: C65 Trident Classic - Elimination Round 1

Postby hughesyn » Thu Nov 20, 2014 1:54 pm

Tyke wrote:
It's a re-working of the C2/20 FLE which is the most sought after FLE design on the second hand market. You always expect a lot of white/blue combo's to find favour, the process normally favours a safe and conservative choice rather than an edgy or bold design statement, but it has to be attractive enough for people to buy, so anything too far out there is a risk and probably won't sell enough. Would be nice to have a different colour scheme tho'


Also similar to the last FLE, which didn't sell well.
I'm not saying I don't like white and blue, it's just been done before.

Similarly, the C5SL in the lead are C9 5DA clones, which is a bit boring. On the other hand, I can see the appeal and could be convinced to dip my toe in.
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Re: C65 Trident Classic - Elimination Round 1

Postby mabotham » Thu Nov 20, 2014 2:37 pm

Come on #1 !!




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Re: C65 Trident Classic - Elimination Round 1

Postby skimrok » Thu Nov 20, 2014 4:26 pm

mabotham wrote:Come on #1 !!




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:D I was thinking the same for another number I like 8)
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Re: C65 Trident Classic - Elimination Round 1

Postby mabotham » Thu Nov 20, 2014 5:16 pm

Just don't want another fle 09 or 13 type design




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Re: C65 Trident Classic - Elimination Round 1

Postby gaf1958 » Thu Nov 20, 2014 8:16 pm

hughesyn wrote:
Tyke wrote:
It's a re-working of the C2/20 FLE which is the most sought after FLE design on the second hand market. You always expect a lot of white/blue combo's to find favour, the process normally favours a safe and conservative choice rather than an edgy or bold design statement, but it has to be attractive enough for people to buy, so anything too far out there is a risk and probably won't sell enough. Would be nice to have a different colour scheme tho'


Also similar to the last FLE, which didn't sell well.
I'm not saying I don't like white and blue, it's just been done before.
The last FLE wasn't really a white & blue combo though, it just has a splash of blue on it. It had a blue second hand and blue crosshairs on the dial, but both the main hour markers and the hour & minute hands were black, so a much more muted effect...

Edit: there are also some very tiny minute numbers in blue.
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Re: C65 Trident Classic - Elimination Round 1

Postby gbbird » Thu Nov 20, 2014 8:17 pm

Would be nice to have something distinctly different. The ones leading the pack at the moment don't really shout out to me as being something massively different to the standard model, except for #15 but then the colour is not to everyones taste
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Re: C65 Trident Classic - Elimination Round 1

Postby hughesyn » Fri Nov 21, 2014 4:19 pm

Fairly predictable blue face front runners at the moment.

I like 27A because it's slightly more different.
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Re: C65 Trident Classic - Elimination Round 1

Postby mabotham » Fri Nov 21, 2014 4:35 pm

Yeah those hands look good on it




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Re: C65 Trident Classic - Elimination Round 1

Postby MiniMpi » Fri Nov 21, 2014 5:07 pm

I'm hoping the yellow #15 makes a come back.
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Re: C65 Trident Classic - Elimination Round 1

Postby blowfish89 » Fri Nov 21, 2014 7:21 pm

MiniMpi wrote:I'm hoping the yellow #15 makes a come back.

me too
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Re: C65 Trident Classic - Elimination Round 1

Postby welshlad » Fri Nov 21, 2014 7:49 pm

blowfish89 wrote:
MiniMpi wrote:I'm hoping the yellow #15 makes a come back.

me too

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Re: C65 Trident Classic - Elimination Round 1

Postby gbbird » Fri Nov 21, 2014 11:19 pm

blue in the lead :( I hope this changes. Not a very ltd ed colour IMHO
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