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Old 26 August 2019, 01:37 AM   #61
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It would have to be this one
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Old 26 August 2019, 01:45 AM   #62
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Between the two I would go 116710BLNR. As a daily it is versatile, interesting and stylish.

Itís easy to see why it is the perfect watch for many.




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Old 26 August 2019, 02:21 AM   #63
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Both watches are great watches. But I am going with a GMT BLNR.

As an only watch, you have a great looking watch, splash of color, subtle and a dual time capability you will not get with the other.

BLNR for the win on this


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Old 26 August 2019, 03:28 AM   #64
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Between a Batman 116710 BLNR or a Sea-Dweller 126600 which would you keep. Now if it was a daily watch, wear it everywhere, everyday would your choice still be the same. Thanks TRF.
If I had been asked this a few months ago, I would have said the BLNR.

After having now seen the SD43 in person, it gets my vote if forced to choose between the two as a daily, assuming you have at least 6.75-7" wrists.
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Old 26 August 2019, 04:13 AM   #65
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Looks like the BLNR is winning, which I find surprising!?

In short, Iíd go for the Sea Dweller as I find a timing bezel far more useful (and I thought others would too) than a dual time function plus also find that a plane black watch suits more occasions.

Longer answer, I previously owned a BLNR and a SubC (ND) at the same time and needed to free up some funds. I loved both watches and the BLNR even had some sentimentality too it also. In the end I traded both in for a SD4K to release funds and make the process a little more bearable. Thought process being, the all black dial and timing feature was most useful to me, plus given Iíve got smaller wrists the SDK just fits better than both the BLNR and most other 6 digit sports watches.

Tough decision


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Old 27 August 2019, 02:52 PM   #66
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Old 27 August 2019, 03:28 PM   #67
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GMT is a great watch
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Old 27 August 2019, 09:41 PM   #68
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GMT has an additional complication. GMT tracks 2 time zones. The gmt is now a discontinued reference. Sea dweller has a better clasp. 3-1 GMT wins. I didn't even get into subjective comparisons. Only objective.
I'll play - on objectivity.

Complications - BLNR has 3, SD43 has 2 - BLNR wins

Clasp functionality - SD43 wins

Depth rating - SD43 wins

Movement/power reserve - SD43 wins (the BLNR in question is a 116710)

Being discontinued? Irrelevant, that is a subjective point.

Objectively, that's a 3:1 win for the SD43

If you are going to make an objective comparison, please include all relevant features, not just the ones to support your subjective opinion.
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Old 27 August 2019, 09:50 PM   #69
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To me as a one and only daily wearer it would have to be the GMT however ...

There is this thing, itís intangible and hard to describe. Perhaps itís the heart and the heart wants what it wants. The SD43 sings to me in a way that the BLNR just never never did, so I moved it on.

Above is the main reason why Iím not a one watch kinda guy
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