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Old 21 March 2017, 09:12 AM   #1
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Finally Got the Rolex I Really Wanted

I own some other nice watches from other luxury brands, but never pulled the trigger on a Rolex until this year.

Did my homework and ultimately went with a 116610 mainly due to reviews, history, value retention, etc, etc.

However, I always lusted after the 216570 polar. Every time I looked at the sub I appreciated its history, the features, knowing I could trade it for a cheap used car to escape the state on a moment's notice, but I couldn't stop kind of wishing for it to be an Exp II.

Fortunately, DavidSW (can't say enough positive things) was there to help me work an agreeable trade all around for a brand new Polar and I couldn't be happier.

Just goes to show - go with your gut the first time when it comes to watches and women!

I know, pics or get out, right? And yes, I've already put a couple knicks in the bezel (St Patrick's day strikes again). Oh well, character I guess.
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Old 21 March 2017, 09:16 AM   #2
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Old 21 March 2017, 09:28 AM   #3
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Congratulations. It's a great watch. I just put mine on leather for a few days and am loving it!
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Old 21 March 2017, 09:43 AM   #4
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Old 22 March 2017, 02:11 AM   #5
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Old 22 March 2017, 10:43 AM   #6
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nice explorer

was it a pic taken on N train station?

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I own some other nice watches from other luxury brands, but never pulled the trigger on a Rolex until this year.

Did my homework and ultimately went with a 116610 mainly due to reviews, history, value retention, etc, etc.

However, I always lusted after the 216570 polar. Every time I looked at the sub I appreciated its history, the features, knowing I could trade it for a cheap used car to escape the state on a moment's notice, but I couldn't stop kind of wishing for it to be an Exp II.

Fortunately, DavidSW (can't say enough positive things) was there to help me work an agreeable trade all around for a brand new Polar and I couldn't be happier.

Just goes to show - go with your gut the first time when it comes to watches and women!

I know, pics or get out, right? And yes, I've already put a couple knicks in the bezel (St Patrick's day strikes again). Oh well, character I guess.
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Old 27 March 2017, 11:55 AM   #7
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Congrats love mine as well enjoy it
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Old 27 March 2017, 12:16 PM   #8
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Nice choice. Love Subs but dig the Polar too. Probably my next purchase.
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Old 27 March 2017, 12:23 PM   #9
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nice lume!

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Old 27 March 2017, 10:00 PM   #10
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Congratulations. Looks great. I always thought if I could only have one it would be a Submariner but after several years with the Explorer II I am not sure.
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Old 27 March 2017, 11:00 PM   #11
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Completely agree.
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Old 28 March 2017, 12:19 PM   #12
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Old 29 March 2017, 08:24 PM   #13
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Old 29 March 2017, 10:08 PM   #14
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Old 29 March 2017, 10:47 PM   #15
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Old 30 March 2017, 03:30 AM   #16
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the lume on the exp ii always gets me
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Old 30 March 2017, 03:32 AM   #17
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Old 15 April 2017, 02:35 AM   #18
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This is one of the best in the Rolex lineup..congrats
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Old 23 April 2017, 01:14 AM   #19
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If I can save up, a no date Sub, and a Polar like yours are on the list. Nice watch!
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Old 23 April 2017, 01:16 AM   #20
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Great choice for your first Rolex, congratulations!
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Old 23 April 2017, 01:20 AM   #21
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Congrats..Love the comfort of Polar Explorer!!
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