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Old 4 August 2019, 12:56 AM   #961
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Old 4 August 2019, 12:57 AM   #962
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Old 4 August 2019, 06:58 PM   #963
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Old 6 August 2019, 08:45 PM   #964
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I want a SD 43, but don’t want to pay a significant premium, a little fine. If any of you know where I can locate a new one I would be grateful. Send me a private. Cheers Tommy Midnite!
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Old 6 August 2019, 09:05 PM   #965
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I want a SD 43, but don’t want to pay a significant premium, a little fine. If any of you know where I can locate a new one I would be grateful. Send me a private. Cheers Tommy Midnite!


Check the classifieds section here on TRF, I’ve seen a couple that folks have been trying to sell.
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Old 11 August 2019, 03:59 AM   #966
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Old 19 August 2019, 12:42 AM   #967
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Old 19 August 2019, 12:46 AM   #968
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Old 19 August 2019, 12:57 AM   #969
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Old 19 August 2019, 01:14 AM   #970
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Old 19 August 2019, 02:17 AM   #971
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This is a dangerous thread for me to be poking around in. Great watches gents.

Can anyone comment on how the 43mm size wears compared to the 42mm Explorer II?
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Old 19 August 2019, 02:21 AM   #972
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Old 19 August 2019, 02:25 AM   #973
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Old 19 August 2019, 02:28 AM   #974
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This is a dangerous thread for me to be poking around in. Great watches gents.

Can anyone comment on how the 43mm size wears compared to the 42mm Explorer II?
the size isn’t the major difference, although it’s certainly there.

the WEIGHT is the major difference in feel. the 216570 wears closer to the wrist as well. i love both pieces and am glad to own them. overall i feel the Ex2 gets more wrist time as it easily fits under a glove (i spend a lot of time in the snow), but some days i just NEED that big ass SD43 on my wrist. it is a very commanding watch, with a TON of presence.

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Old 19 August 2019, 03:02 AM   #975
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the size isn’t the major difference, although it’s certainly there.

the WEIGHT is the major difference in feel. the 216570 wears closer to the wrist as well. i love both pieces and am glad to own them. overall i feel the Ex2 gets more wrist time as it easily fits under a glove (i spend a lot of time in the snow), but some days i just NEED that big ass SD43 on my wrist. it is a very commanding watch, with a TON of presence.

Great answer Jonathan! I certainly don't mind a heavier watch. The Explorer II is my go to watch because it's so darn comfortable. The SD43 is definitely on my radar. Crazy how small the Sub looks next to it in the picture above.
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Old 19 August 2019, 03:19 AM   #976
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Old 19 August 2019, 04:05 AM   #977
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Old 19 August 2019, 04:26 AM   #978
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Old 19 August 2019, 04:57 AM   #979
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And cover up the date wheel to make it a "true divers' watch" while you're at it? ;-)

The cyclops is part of the watch. The cyclops is Rolex. Personally, I think it's great on the SD50.


I would agree. I love the added cyclops. This is personally one of my favorite watches.


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Old 19 August 2019, 05:38 AM   #980
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Old 20 August 2019, 11:29 PM   #981
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Old 21 August 2019, 12:02 AM   #982
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Old 25 August 2019, 09:49 AM   #983
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Old 25 August 2019, 01:06 PM   #984
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Picked up it two days ago. A stunning watch!
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Old 26 August 2019, 02:38 AM   #985
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I have a New Sub C and wish i'd bought the SD43 now, its really calling my name and I think i will have to own one.

Dang nab it.
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Old 26 August 2019, 02:41 AM   #986
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Old 26 August 2019, 03:08 AM   #987
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Old 26 August 2019, 03:20 AM   #988
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Old 28 August 2019, 09:46 AM   #989
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Old 28 August 2019, 11:32 AM   #990
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