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Old 14 January 2020, 12:53 PM   #751
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Old 22 January 2020, 10:52 AM   #752
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Old 22 January 2020, 11:09 AM   #753
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After my own heart.
That pic confirms as well the brass under the hands that had me worried about mine.

This is the perfect Rolex, IMO.
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Old 22 January 2020, 11:28 AM   #754
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Lets here why you chose the Sea-Dweller. I am certain that many of us (if not all of us) thought of buying the iconic Submariner. What persuaded you to the Sea-Dweller?
Ok, here goes.
No cyclops
Classic
Built stronger
Helium release valve (will never use, but cool)
The history and story
Not one of the masses of Sub owners.

Flame suit on!
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Old 22 January 2020, 12:52 PM   #755
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Ok, here goes.
No cyclops
Classic
Built stronger
Helium release valve (will never use, but cool)
The history and story
Not one of the masses of Sub owners.

Flame suit on!
I could not agree more...
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Old 22 January 2020, 10:52 PM   #756
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Ok, here goes.
No cyclops
Classic
Built stronger
Helium release valve (will never use, but cool)
The history and story
Not one of the masses of Sub owners.

Flame suit on!
OK Judge

Sea-Dweller separates itself from the classic submariner for technical use only.
16600 was exclusively equipped with a toolkit,
no other!!! Rolex watch has ever had a technical kit

no actors no models no singers no TV personality NO VIP wear sd 16600 (16660)
everyone chooses classic Submariner (beautiful absolutely we agree. ok), but SD16600 is something else

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Old 23 January 2020, 01:32 AM   #757
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...That pic confirms as well the brass under the hands that had me worried about mine...
No worries


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Old 30 January 2020, 11:33 PM   #758
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Old 30 January 2020, 11:35 PM   #759
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Love the pics. I will be adding some soon once I receive mine back from service! Keep them coming
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Old 31 January 2020, 05:09 AM   #760
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Old 12 March 2020, 07:51 PM   #761
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Old 13 March 2020, 08:17 AM   #762
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Old 15 March 2020, 04:21 AM   #763
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It was my first Rolex. In 1983 !
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Old 15 March 2020, 11:01 AM   #764
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Mine 2006 - my first Rolex
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Old 19 March 2020, 10:12 AM   #765
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Old 22 March 2020, 08:58 AM   #766
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Picked up my first crown today and happy to say it is an SD 16600. Thanks to members of this forum who gave great advice throughout the process. Was a long 6 year journey and totally worth it!
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Old 22 March 2020, 09:34 AM   #767
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Picked up my first crown today and happy to say it is an SD 16600. Thanks to members of this forum who gave great advice throughout the process. Was a long 6 year journey and totally worth it!
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Old 26 March 2020, 04:04 AM   #768
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Mine 2006 - my first Rolex
Very cool. You can officially count me in as well. Got my 2006 16600 SD today - though I won't have it in hand for a while given the current Cover-19 situation and travel restrictions. It arrived at a safe place in Europe and will be well taken care off before I hopefully will be able to resume original plans again in August and pick it up in person. Not going to try to ship anything across the Atlantic at this point.

In any case. It's in great condition, with box and papers. Been able to source a tool kit and correct calendar card from 2006.

What else would have been in a complete set in 2006? Per this photo here there might have been an anker. Which booklets, manuals, hang tags would I have expected? What about a bezel protector?
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Old 26 March 2020, 04:14 AM   #769
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Old 28 March 2020, 08:55 AM   #770
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Snapped this shot while at home under lockdown. All the hands lined up while the counter balance of the second hand eclipsing the o in R”o”lex.


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Old 28 March 2020, 10:34 AM   #771
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Been admiring this one while on lockdown as well. Really love the 16600
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Old 28 March 2020, 01:05 PM   #772
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Been admiring this one while on lockdown as well. Really love the 16600

Sweet!


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Old 28 March 2020, 04:57 PM   #773
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Old 28 March 2020, 07:56 PM   #774
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Very cool. You can officially count me in as well. Got my 2006 16600 SD today - though I won't have it in hand for a while given the current Cover-19 situation and travel restrictions. It arrived at a safe place in Europe and will be well taken care off before I hopefully will be able to resume original plans again in August and pick it up in person. Not going to try to ship anything across the Atlantic at this point.

In any case. It's in great condition, with box and papers. Been able to source a tool kit and correct calendar card from 2006.

What else would have been in a complete set in 2006? Per this photo here there might have been an anker. Which booklets, manuals, hang tags would I have expected? What about a bezel protector?
I believe they stopped shipping anchors with SD and Subs around 2005 and F Serials. So it's possible the anchor was not not included with yours originally.
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Old 28 March 2020, 09:25 PM   #775
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Never take it off got about 5 log books of dives it's been on .
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Old 23 April 2020, 10:22 AM   #776
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New to me SD 16600; my first Rolex
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Old 26 April 2020, 02:38 AM   #777
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Old 26 April 2020, 02:52 AM   #778
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After my own heart.
That pic confirms as well the brass under the hands that had me worried about mine.

This is the perfect Rolex, IMO.
That brass is the hour wheel, which... is made of brass, like many other movement parts.

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Old 26 April 2020, 03:00 AM   #779
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Love the pics, love the enthusiasm for this iconic model. As a fan of the SD line, and this being my only 5 digit, I’m reminded that the older models bring a functionality and charm unlike the newer set. I wouldn’t let the bezel or bracelet sway anyone away from the 16600; quite the opposite in fact. Such a cool piece.
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Old 26 April 2020, 03:00 AM   #780
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Stunning !
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