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Old 19 June 2019, 07:13 AM   #1
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3255 vs 3285

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Is it fair to say that the 3285 movement is basically a modified 3255? What is common to the architecture of these movements and what is materially different?

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All movements that are designated 32xx share the same base movement. So virtually every part is identical until you reach the date module. There are a few parts that are not interchangeable in the base movement depending on the variants in question.

xx35 simple date
xx55 day date
xx85 jumping hour GMT with date
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Old 21 June 2019, 12:25 AM   #3
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All movements that are designated 32xx share the same base movement. So virtually every part is identical until you reach the date module. There are a few parts that are not interchangeable in the base movement depending on the variants in question.

xx35 simple date
xx55 day date
xx85 jumping hour GMT with date
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Hi everyone,

Is it fair to say that the 3285 movement is basically a modified 3255? What is common to the architecture of these movements and what is materially different?

Thanks!
I think you are very much correct by saying that.
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Old 17 July 2019, 05:57 AM   #5
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Does the 3285 have Paraflex?
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Old 17 July 2019, 02:43 PM   #6
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Does the 3285 have Paraflex?
Yes, all 32◊◊ have paraflex.
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Yes, all 32◊◊ have paraflex.


Thank you.

Iíve been into watches, and always wanted a Pepsi gmt, but was drawn to the explorer II for its paraflex shock protection.

But now am so happy to hear new gmt II has it as well.

3285 has best of all Rolex features except for water resistance rating of ďonly" 100m.


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Thank you.

Iíve been into watches, and always wanted a Pepsi gmt, but was drawn to the explorer II for its paraflex shock protection.

But now am so happy to hear new gmt II has it as well.

3285 has best of all Rolex features except for water resistance rating of ďonly" 100m.


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Paraflex is just a marketing gimmick, there is hardly any benefit from it in the real world.
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