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Old 28 July 2015, 12:33 PM   #31
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Great review.
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Old 12 August 2015, 01:41 AM   #32
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Nicely done. Great watch.
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Old 12 September 2016, 02:49 PM   #33
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Great review.
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Old 14 September 2016, 01:04 AM   #34
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has anyone ever regretted not buying the date Sub? I am seriously considering a rolex now but have never had a watch without date. I absolutely love the symmetry of 114060 and do not like the cyclopes on date sub. what advice would you give me?
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Old 14 September 2016, 10:00 PM   #35
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has anyone ever regretted not buying the date Sub? I am seriously considering a rolex now but have never had a watch without date. I absolutely love the symmetry of 114060 and do not like the cyclopes on date sub. what advice would you give me?
I just bought a Sub No-Date, and it's my first watch without a date, chosen for two reasons:

1) The usual, major reasons - setting convenience, more rare, symmetry, history, cyclops-dislike, subtlety etc.
2) Price - the No Date is a whopping 12%, or GBP 700, cheaper

It's early days, but I think the absence of a date will bother me much less than I thought it would, and as I rotate watches (without using a winder), mean that picking it up from 'dead' and setting the time is much less hassle.

I work in an office, and currently, the date is permanently displayed at all times on the bottom right of my computer screen, and on my separate phone display. Never mind on my calendar, e-mails, mobile phone etc. Plus, I'm not senile enough so that I forget the date multiple times every day.

There's a lot to admire about Rolex - hence why I bought one - but even for a company which extortionately charges around GBP 50 for a single spare bracelet link, an extra GBP 700 just to add a date complication seems to me to be taking the piss more than just a little.

Don't get me wrong, I'd have paid for the date version if I had really preferred the look, but I don't, and I reckon I'll be just fine without the date display!
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Old 14 September 2016, 10:05 PM   #36
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thanks for all the kind words everyone!
Forgot to add - this is a really great review, thanks.

I always find these 6-months/12-months retrospective reviews much more interesting - they look past that initial giddy 'honeymoon' period and give a rational, considered, real-world appraisal, which is particularly interesting to me as a new Sub purchaser.
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Old 27 September 2016, 10:00 AM   #37
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Love the personal touch on the review. I am in saving period for a submariner, and am leaning towards the 116610LN, but think about the no-date, too.
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Old 29 October 2016, 12:33 PM   #38
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Great update - It's good to see your watch has been enjoyed. I just bought mine yesterday and am still a bit giddy.
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Old 29 October 2016, 08:54 PM   #39
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Nice write up,thanks for all who participate in the thread. I like date window but I think non date Submariner is equally looking as good as its date variant
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Old 1 November 2016, 10:02 AM   #40
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Thanks for the review. Was one of the ones I read before pulling the trigger one myself. Couldn't be happier
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Old 3 November 2016, 12:40 AM   #41
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Great review of great watch!
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Old 10 April 2017, 11:44 AM   #42
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Rolex 114060

THe Rolex Sub No date has historical pedigree . The Original 007 James Bond Watch Worn while sipping a vodka Martini on rocks, stirred but not shaken . Awesome watch, clean face and timeless design . Cheers.
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Old 25 April 2017, 10:55 PM   #43
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Nice review. The wide lugs render the no-date a bit off to me. Needs the date to tie it together. Would say the opposite about all previous references..... Still a sweet watch though.
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Old 28 April 2017, 01:30 PM   #44
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Great review! Thank for sharing
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Old 28 April 2017, 01:54 PM   #45
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i debated btw this and the blnr. decided to get the blnr, updated classic vs new kid on the block. in the end. but either way i may "regret" my decision.

glad you are enjoying the sub.
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Old 29 April 2017, 11:44 PM   #46
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Well put together! thks
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Old 4 May 2017, 09:58 PM   #47
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Very nice review. Thank you for sharing
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Old 14 May 2017, 11:59 PM   #48
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Great review!!! This is the model I'm buying, and my first Rolex as well!
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Old 1 June 2017, 03:17 AM   #49
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Old 2 June 2017, 06:44 AM   #50
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Excellent Review.
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Old 7 June 2017, 12:17 PM   #51
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I love this watch, and love that Rolex has stuck with some smaller sized cases.
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Old 19 June 2017, 09:53 PM   #52
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Thanks for all the positive feedback everyone.

Its coming on 3 years now and I still love the watch.

I just ordered a Rubber B that will work with the glidelock and will post once I have worn it with the Rubber B strap for a few weeks.
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