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Old 13 June 2014, 10:05 PM   #1
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Non-Subs by the water

I'm sure there are plenty of scuba divers that own SubC's but there are a lot of people who don't scuba but play plenty of other water sports and hang by water. This is what I like about modern Rolex's as I think you can swim (and shower) with just about all of them.

Who were particularly attracted to Rolex's non-diver watches because of your confidence for them to handle water in most situations but deep diving?



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Old 13 June 2014, 10:16 PM   #2
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Old 13 June 2014, 10:35 PM   #3
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Great shots, I'm sure many pic up Rolex oysters due to their ability to handle water.
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Old 13 June 2014, 11:06 PM   #4
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I personally wouldn't own a watch that couldn't get wet.
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Old 13 June 2014, 11:44 PM   #5
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I personally wouldn't own a watch that couldn't get wet.
I'm with you there. The whole fancy dress watch thing with exquisite leather bands just does not do it for me. I did buy a Visodate a while ago when all I had were divers because I had to go to a fancy event. Now I can wear my GMT.
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Old 14 June 2014, 12:35 AM   #6
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I feel that a watch must be water proof at least at atmospheric pressure. The fact that my Rolex watches are waterproof for three or more just makes me love them more.
Truth be told, you can recreational scuba dive in that beautiful BLNR you have there with no worries. Nice pics
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Old 14 June 2014, 03:28 AM   #7
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I feel that a watch must be water proof at least at atmospheric pressure. The fact that my Rolex watches are waterproof for three or more just makes me love them more.
Truth be told, you can recreational scuba dive in that beautiful BLNR you have there with no worries. Nice pics
Yes you can. That's why they say Oyster on the dial.
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Old 14 June 2014, 03:55 AM   #8
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Superb pics. This black and blue combo is mesmerizing.
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Old 14 June 2014, 06:01 AM   #9
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Thanks everyone for the kind words on the photos... photography being my previous hobby to watch collecting. Sold all but one camera/lens to buy my Rolex but I feel pretty good I kept the right one.
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Old 14 June 2014, 06:49 AM   #10
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Old 14 June 2014, 06:52 AM   #11
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A retired friend of mine never takes off his Day-Date. He is always in the pool or hot-tub with it. He always yells at me when I don't wear mine in the pool (condo).
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Old 14 June 2014, 08:25 AM   #12
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A retired friend of mine never takes off his Day-Date. He is always in the pool or hot-tub with it. He always yells at me when I don't wear mine in the pool (condo).
I was in Vegas last weekend and spent most of my time during the day at the pool. My sub was there with me, but my buddy who was with me didn't wear his Omega SMP or DJII to the pool and could only tell me he didn't want the watch tan. All I could say was "it's a shame"
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Old 14 June 2014, 08:27 AM   #13
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Old 14 June 2014, 08:28 AM   #14
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Old 14 June 2014, 08:33 AM   #15
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Great shot. Love it.
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Old 14 June 2014, 08:35 AM   #16
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Thanks guys! Taking the boat back out there tomorrow. Hope the weather holds up.
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Old 14 June 2014, 08:47 AM   #17
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Old 14 June 2014, 08:49 AM   #18
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Old 14 June 2014, 08:49 AM   #19
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I love wearing my daytona at the beach.
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Old 14 June 2014, 09:13 AM   #20
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i am not fussed about wearing my Rolex or other watches to the beach, more from fear of losing them etc, Rarely is time critical when I am at a beach (and I would have a phone with me), if I dived and I don't then I would have no issue wearing a Sub, all be it modern dive gear would make it redundant. I am always intrigued by how many members wear their watch in the shower. Surely a part purpose of showering is to clean of the days grime that builds under a watch.
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Old 14 June 2014, 12:19 PM   #21
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Old 14 June 2014, 12:39 PM   #22
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Old 14 June 2014, 12:49 PM   #23
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For some reason water proof and ratings imply more of a watch toughness, durability and build quality

If this watch wasn't rated as it is I would not have bought it, because it goes from the race track to the beach at Daytona


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