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View Poll Results: Battle of the Subs: Which do you prefer?
Rolex 16610 Sub 38 40.86%
Rolex 116610 Ceramic Sub 55 59.14%
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Old 2 April 2019, 07:01 PM   #1
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Rolex Sub 16610 vs 116610

Just a photo to illustrate the differences between the 16610 sub vs the 116610 ceramic sub! Hope you guys enjoy it
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Old 2 April 2019, 09:11 PM   #2
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I prefer the six digit Submariner-C.
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Old 3 April 2019, 04:13 AM   #3
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As an owner of the ceramic- I prefer it. It is more durable when it comes to scratches on the bezel- I 've had a SS model too- both are great watches, just prefer the "beefier" ceramic- mine is a October 2016 production. PLus I have the glide lock system versus the expansion link and as a diver, I actually use this watch UNDER WATER- with a wet suit as designed!
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Old 3 April 2019, 12:26 PM   #4
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As an owner of the ceramic- I prefer it. It is more durable when it comes to scratches on the bezel- I 've had a SS model too- both are great watches, just prefer the "beefier" ceramic- mine is a October 2016 production. PLus I have the glide lock system versus the expansion link and as a diver, I actually use this watch UNDER WATER- with a wet suit as designed!
The glidelock is truly a good addition! I would have to agree with this.
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Old 4 April 2019, 08:43 AM   #5
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Nice shot of the different glowing colors


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Old 11 April 2019, 08:19 AM   #6
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My vote is for the 16610. I bought one in 2004 and still wear it occasionally because it looks great and fits so nicely. To me, the proportions of the 116610 just don't look right.
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Old 12 April 2019, 12:27 PM   #7
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Old 16 April 2019, 04:31 AM   #8
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I think both look great but the ceramic is just more appealing to me. The ceramic bezel is pretty much impossible to scratch and I like the new clasp as well.
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Old 16 April 2019, 05:19 AM   #9
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I think both look great but the ceramic is just more appealing to me. The ceramic bezel is pretty much impossible to scratch and I like the new clasp as well.
exactly. however, the dimensions of the older models are more appealing to smaller wrists like myself =)
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Old 17 April 2019, 04:35 PM   #10
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I prefer the 116610
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Old 18 April 2019, 02:11 PM   #11
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Hmm........ I prefer the 16610
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Old 18 April 2019, 02:21 PM   #12
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I like the insert and bracelet better on the 6 digit. I do miss the sea dweller I parted with to buy it.
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Old 19 April 2019, 08:16 PM   #13
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Both lovely watches, although i prefer my 5 digit mid 90's Sub. Well balanced watch for me personally. Not that i have worn it for like 13 years. Will change that up i think.
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Old 19 April 2019, 08:40 PM   #14
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when the day comes that i pickup a sub, it will be a 6 digit!


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Old 19 April 2019, 09:07 PM   #15
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when the day comes that i pickup a sub, it will be a 6 digit!


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Old 11 May 2019, 05:16 AM   #16
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116610 six digit is definitely better given upgraded bracelet, clasp, bezel etc but the 16610 five digit is still an amazing watch and sometimes quite a bit cheaper to buy so arguably better value!


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Old 11 May 2019, 05:24 PM   #17
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16610 better
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Old 14 May 2019, 11:57 PM   #18
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I love left one!
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Old 28 May 2019, 04:26 PM   #19
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left for sure.. cos i got one.. lol
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Old 28 May 2019, 04:26 PM   #20
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but the ceramic one looks huge and cool also
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Old 12 June 2019, 12:33 AM   #21
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Ceramic looks good
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Old 12 June 2019, 01:58 PM   #22
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i prefer 116610

it has one more adjustable link than 16610
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Old 19 July 2019, 12:15 AM   #23
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If you’re a bracelet guy, the Sub-C. If you’re a strap or NATO guy, the pre-ceramic.
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Old 19 July 2019, 01:07 PM   #24
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I have a 5 digit with a later model SEL bracelet on it. Perfect fit, best of both worlds.
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Old 22 August 2019, 02:52 AM   #25
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I prefer the 16610

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Old 22 August 2019, 08:13 AM   #26
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I prefer the heft of the ceramic version.
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If you’re a bracelet guy, the Sub-C. If you’re a strap or NATO guy, the pre-ceramic.
I agree with this 100%.
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I actually love both, If only one probably Ceramic though !
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