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Old 12 February 2010, 02:57 AM   #31
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Thanks for the Information! great read Larry.
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Old 12 February 2010, 03:03 AM   #32
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Another very cool post! The diagrams were great - the best reading I've done at work in a long time lol
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Old 28 February 2010, 01:33 PM   #33
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Old 28 February 2010, 03:00 PM   #34
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Old 13 March 2010, 02:51 PM   #35
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Great info -- as always!

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Old 13 March 2010, 03:00 PM   #36
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excellent read! thanks Larry
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Old 19 March 2010, 09:01 AM   #37
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Can anyone tell me the main difference between an 'M' series and the current model?
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Old 30 March 2010, 09:52 AM   #38
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Can anyone tell me the main difference between an 'M' series and the current model?
An M serial number would be a current model..... There have been no announced changes for the GMT II..
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Old 17 June 2010, 03:28 AM   #39
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does anyone have weight data for the gmt2c (overall weight, and weight of case without bracelet)? i would appreciate knowing how it compares to the discontinued gmt2 and the sub date.

i know these weights have been posted in other threads previously, but it is so difficult to find those threads. and last time i checked, there was no posting in the reference library. please correct me if i'm wrong. cheers,
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Old 11 July 2010, 03:36 AM   #40
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Serial Number Differences?- GMT II- Z/M/V?

I may have missed it on the forum, and searched, but...

is there is any difference in buying a Z, M, or a V serial numbered GMT IIc?

From the pictures posted on the For Sale posts, the differences are not apparent. The postings also do not seem to indicate the differences between a an M serial numbered watch vs. a V serial numbered watch, etc...

Just interested in any substantive differences, if there are any.

(Will be in the market for one and am performing my due diligence.)
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Old 27 July 2010, 12:15 PM   #41
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hi bro, im new hand ,if i adjust the date with backward and then upfront again, will it have any effect on my GMT II C ? pelase advise.

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Old 27 July 2010, 04:19 PM   #42
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Dear GMT experts- question, I noticed my GMT 2C's power reserve is only around 24-30 hrs +/- and not 40+ hours like I've read.

Is this a common thing for the watch or some defect (underlying issues) to be concerned with?

MY other issue is the luminova seems to shine brightly as soon as it is exposed to the sun, however, within an hour it is way gone (zero glow)..common issue or my bad luck of the draw in watch received from AD?

Thanks very much
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Old 27 July 2010, 04:53 PM   #43
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hi bro, im new hand ,if i adjust the date with backward and then upfront again, will it have any effect on my GMT II C ? pelase advise.

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Hi

You can adjust the time and date backwards and forwards without problem, and at any time.
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Old 27 July 2010, 04:56 PM   #44
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Dear GMT experts- question, I noticed my GMT 2C's power reserve is only around 24-30 hrs +/- and not 40+ hours like I've read.

Is this a common thing for the watch or some defect (underlying issues) to be concerned with?

MY other issue is the luminova seems to shine brightly as soon as it is exposed to the sun, however, within an hour it is way gone (zero glow)..common issue or my bad luck of the draw in watch received from AD?

Thanks very much

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Are you fully winding the watch i.e. at least 40 full turns of the crown? (don't worry, you cannot over-wind it)

The lume requires fully charging e.g. from a flashlight before it will last for any length of time.
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Old 27 July 2010, 05:01 PM   #45
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I may have missed it on the forum, and searched, but...

is there is any difference in buying a Z, M, or a V serial numbered GMT IIc?

From the pictures posted on the For Sale posts, the differences are not apparent. The postings also do not seem to indicate the differences between a an M serial numbered watch vs. a V serial numbered watch, etc...

Just interested in any substantive differences, if there are any.

(Will be in the market for one and am performing my due diligence.)

Hi

There is no difference at all between Z, M or V. It is just a case stamp, indicating an approximate date range of manufacture.
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Old 27 July 2010, 05:07 PM   #46
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Are you fully winding the watch i.e. at least 40 full turns of the crown? (don't worry, you cannot over-wind it)

The lume requires fully charging e.g. from a flashlight before it will last for any length of time.
Thank you for your response Psmith. I have only been winding it roughly 20 times each time and will try 40 like suggested.

On the lume, I've had it in the sunlight as long as I can before- roughly 3-4 hrs and most it last was no more than 1 hour brightly and another hour very dimly...rather disappointed with this issue.

BTW, mine is M serial # bought in 2007
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Old 27 July 2010, 05:48 PM   #47
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Thank you for your response Psmith. I have only been winding it roughly 20 times each time and will try 40 like suggested.

On the lume, I've had it in the sunlight as long as I can before- roughly 3-4 hrs and most it last was no more than 1 hour brightly and another hour very dimly...rather disappointed with this issue.

BTW, mine is M serial # bought in 2007
No problem!

Rolex lume is not that great. To get a longer lasting glow, try using a high-power flashlight to really charge it up. Ambient light - even bright sunlight - does not give much of a charge.



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Old 27 July 2010, 06:13 PM   #48
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No problem!

Rolex lume is not that great. To get a longer lasting glow, try using a high-power flashlight to really charge it up. Ambient light - even bright sunlight - does not give much of a charge.



Cheers
Thanks so much again, I'll give the flashlight trick a try..


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Old 27 July 2010, 08:55 PM   #49
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thanks bro. im worry it badly just now .
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Old 28 July 2010, 12:34 AM   #50
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Old 2 August 2010, 02:46 PM   #51
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GMT II C S/N progression?

Please excuse a question from a newbie...

What is the current/ known progression of serial numbers for the GMT IIC?
Is it:
M
V
Then R for Random... or?

Thanks.
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Old 3 August 2010, 01:25 AM   #52
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All Rolex watches follow the same serial system, however slower sellers may not be maunfactured and released during the same timeframe as those that sell (and therefore deplete their serial number allocation) faster ..

.......... Z, M, V, and then the latest random serial numbering is correct..
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Old 6 August 2010, 06:50 AM   #53
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Excellent choice in the GMT IIc. This model looks very clean and attractive because of its simplicity.
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Old 6 August 2010, 09:04 PM   #55
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I wonder if they will make a new pepsi model ??
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Old 2 October 2010, 01:25 AM   #56
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Old 2 October 2010, 01:26 AM   #57
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I wonder if they will make a new pepsi model ??
I heard from many different ADs that Rolex is currently working on a Two Tone bezel
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Old 2 October 2010, 09:01 PM   #58
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I heard from many different ADs that Rolex is currently working on a Two Tone bezel
I want to see 2 colors ceramic bezel. Thanks for the information.
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Old 8 November 2010, 05:28 PM   #59
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can anyone tell me what the difference is between the 117610 BKSO and 117610LN model? checked, but cannot find any info.
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Old 18 November 2010, 02:57 AM   #60
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does the bracelet on the new GMT has solid links all around or just the end links?
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