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View Poll Results: Which SS SubC is the best?
116610LN 120 35.61%
116610LV 99 29.38%
114060 118 35.01%
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Old 31 August 2018, 11:49 AM   #1
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Which SS Submariner Ceramic model is the best and why?





Out of the 3 SS SubC's which one do you think is the best and why?

For me personally, I would have to go with the Black Sub Date the 116610LN. The black SubC Date is the one watch that can do it all and it's one of the most iconic Rolex models. I've tried the 114060 and 116610LV in the past but neither felt like the 116610LN. 114060 was nice but it was a little too simple for me and I actually missed having the cyclops. The LV was definitely a fun watch but sometimes I was not feeling the green and it was harder to wear with certain outfits. The 116610LN is the most versatile watch I own, I've worn it dressed up and dressed down.

The only downside is that it's literally everywhere, I'd say 2 out of 3 people I've seen with a Rolex were wearing a black Sub Date. But besides that, I think it's the best all around SS sports model Rolex makes currently.
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Old 31 August 2018, 11:55 AM   #2
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Sub 114060 is iconic. Go that route. That said, each of mine are much older.
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Old 31 August 2018, 12:27 PM   #3
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It is black date, classic. I am of the opinion that any watch must have a date complication, this model is still not too far beyond retail and accessible,
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Old 31 August 2018, 12:31 PM   #4
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Sub 114060 is iconic. Go that route. That said, each of mine are much older.
you mean 14060 is iconic... The ceramic fat subs are not iconic...
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Old 31 August 2018, 12:35 PM   #5
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I'd go LV, but I'm biased.
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Old 31 August 2018, 12:38 PM   #6
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you mean 14060 is iconic... The ceramic fat subs are not iconic...
Sure they are. Same lineage. Depends on how far back you’d like to go. You say the 14060 (which is nice), but maybe I’d say the 5513, 5512, and 5508. For new it’s the ceramic.
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Old 31 August 2018, 12:42 PM   #7
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I think best may be too subjective - as they all equally good (aside from date complication) from a functional perspective.

It then just comes down to if that feature is desired or not by the wearer and the colour.

For me - black dial, no date is my personal preference. But more because I’m not a big fan of the cyclops, rather than a date complication not being useful.
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Old 31 August 2018, 12:46 PM   #8
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I prefer The Submariner

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Old 31 August 2018, 12:56 PM   #9
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I like ‘em all, but I went with the SubC Date. I have several dateless watches so I wanted a date on my Sub. I’m also fond of the cyclops.
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Old 31 August 2018, 01:03 PM   #10
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Sub - no date - no shiny ceramic (beurk)
Why would anyone use the date ... every 2 month you have a pb to manage ... the only thing with Rolex and the date is (except SDs) the cyclope ...
Anyway just my opinion
My pref goes to 5512/13
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Old 31 August 2018, 01:06 PM   #11
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LV for me... I like color and the green on this sub is beautiful.
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Old 31 August 2018, 01:42 PM   #12
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The 116610LV “hulk” is so special! Nothing compares to it. Of course all subs are classic beauties but that green monster is absolutely stunning!
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Old 31 August 2018, 01:44 PM   #13
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Old 31 August 2018, 01:47 PM   #14
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116610LN. It is extremely versatile and fits me perfectly.
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Old 31 August 2018, 01:48 PM   #15
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LN for a "one and only". LV if you're looking for some variety in your collection.
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Old 31 August 2018, 02:15 PM   #16
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I like the symmetrical dial of the 114060.
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Old 31 August 2018, 06:21 PM   #17
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No date SubC for its uncluttered simplicity & versitilty. Although I would love to add the Hulk to my collection!
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Old 31 August 2018, 06:25 PM   #18
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116619LB. White gold/blue dial for the win!!!
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Old 31 August 2018, 06:27 PM   #19
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The Submariner is the Submariner.

Black goes with anything.

If I want the date I check my phone.

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Sub LV for me...All about that dial!
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Old 31 August 2018, 07:28 PM   #21
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The LV just makes the Sub more special and has one of the best looking dials.
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Old 31 August 2018, 07:30 PM   #22
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you mean 14060 is iconic... The ceramic fat subs are not iconic...
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Sure they are. Same lineage. Depends on how far back you’d like to go. You say the 14060 (which is nice), but maybe I’d say the 5513, 5512, and 5508. For new it’s the ceramic.
The ceramic subs are iconic. The 4 digit subs being the icon
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Old 31 August 2018, 07:33 PM   #23
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The ceramic subs are iconic. The 4 digit subs being the icon
So will be the SD43 MK1
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Old 31 August 2018, 07:42 PM   #24
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116619LB. White gold/blue dial for the win!!!
Could not agree more. Now to go and sell a Kinsey and abit of my liver to fund it! After all it is THE ultimate sports watch! IMO
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Old 31 August 2018, 08:04 PM   #27
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114060!

the original sub was without a date + the date makes it less beautiful.
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Old 31 August 2018, 08:18 PM   #28
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Old 31 August 2018, 08:22 PM   #29
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I dislike green and need a date. So black Date is the one for me.
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Old 31 August 2018, 08:22 PM   #30
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LV. Distinctive colored steel Sub = Win!
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