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    Re: Opinion on Tudor

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    When you get it serviced it becomes a Grand Seiko movement.
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    Re: Opinion on Tudor

    I like the look of the black bay, but those snowflake hands, just aren’t for me.

    The cases proportions are all wrong as well, too tall and slab sided for my liking, but that was sorted to a large extent by the case on the 58 (which is On a Rolex style waiting list in the UK)

    Quality wise they seem fine, and obviously more affordable than their big brother.

    So if you like the hands, which many people do, and can live with the case height, then nice watch for the money.
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    Re: Opinion on Tudor

    Another useless Tudor this, Rolex that thread.

    Just close it before it goes out of control like usual.
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    Opinion on Tudor

    I may be a minority opinion here, but I prefer the Tudor of yesteryear. Rolex casing, ETA movement. Can be serviced by any watchmaker with no issues. The new ones seem to be too bulky and trying to capitalize on the “vintage” or “heritage” look. That said, I love my blue 79090 sub and don’t consider it “poor man’s rolex”.
    Going back few pages...Mav, that snowflake looks great!
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    Re: Opinion on Tudor

    People on the fence tbh but it is it’s own brand now with its own identity . Great value and you can pretty much pick one up at your AD .

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    Re: Opinion on Tudor

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    I never understood why people keep stating that it uses the same movement as the Grand Seiko 9S55 except that it is undecorated and unregulated as if it was a good thing. The 8L35 is only rated at +15/-10 spd, which is no better than a standard grade ETA 2824-2. Even the Grand Seiko 9S55 makes a puzzling distinction between its static accuracy of +5/-3 spd as opposed to a normal usage accuracy of +10/-1 spd, which just sounds like an attempt to claim a superior to COSC accuracy without a willingness to stand behind that claim.
    Looks fine to me



    And the accuracy of mine is +4 /day so I am rather pleased
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    Re: Opinion on Tudor

    Quote Originally Posted by Panerol Forte View Post
    If I am not mistaking, Rolex's folded links stopped in the 60s... maybe someone could shime in and give us more precise dates.
    I have a 2000 sea dweller and GMT II. At that time only the sea dweller had solid end links. The GMT II and other models had end links of folded metal.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jmanlay View Post
    Looks fine to me



    And the accuracy of mine is +4 /day so I am rather pleased
    The accuracy of my MM300 is +5 seconds per day and am also pleased. However, I wouldn't be happy if it were running at minus 10 seconds per day.

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    Re: Opinion on Tudor

    Quote Originally Posted by De Wolfe View Post
    Another useless Tudor this, Rolex that thread.

    Just close it before it goes out of control like usual.
    Thus far this thread has been pretty benign. The problem seems to occur with Rolex vs. Tudor threads, which this thread is not. However, I see no reason for any thread to go nuclear. Nothing wrong with spirited discussions but no reason for disrespect to be aimed toward any person. In any case I see no acrimony here. Good look @Panerol Forte keeping the thread you initiated going awhile longer.

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    Re: Opinion on Tudor

    Quote Originally Posted by Chris-John View Post
    I have a 2000 sea dweller and GMT II. At that time only the sea dweller had solid end links. The GMT II and other models had end links of folded metal.

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    I am not talking about the end links, I am talking about the main links, sides and center. Rolex started with folded links, then solid side/hollow center, then solid/solid.

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