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Old 15 August 2019, 07:43 PM   #31
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Personally I love both.
The vintage feeling of the 4 digits is something very special to me but I like to enjoy a beautiful 6 digits as a daily.
In terms of proportions, I love them all for what they offer, the 5 digits being the more discreet of the 3 IMHO.
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Old 15 August 2019, 11:30 PM   #32
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I don't believe it's a matter of arm size. Those that don't like the 6 digit models are turned off by the watch's proportions in general. At least that's the way it is for me.


I agree. But the maxi effect is emphasized on the pasty “slender” wrist of an office diver. Especially if the lugs extend to/over the edge of the wrist. Sorry peeps, no matter how much you love it, that watch is just too big for you...



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Old 16 August 2019, 12:11 AM   #33
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Sorry, but no comparison. The new mustang's lines are proportional and aesthetically pleasing.
^^^ This is true. If the big case was as well proportioned as the new GT, this would not be an issue.

However the big case is clunky, over-proportioned not well proportioned.



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I agree. But the maxi effect is emphasized on the pasty “slender” wrist of an office diver. Especially if the lugs extend to/over the edge of the wrist. Sorry peeps, no matter how much you love it, that watch is just too big for you...



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I have big wrists, still prefer the thinner case.
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Old 16 August 2019, 12:25 AM   #34
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I have 7.5” wrists and very large forearms, so anything less than a 44mm looks disproportionately small and out of place. A 40mm just looks like a toy, although I’ll agree I love how they look. In the end I opted for the 126660 and couldn’t be happier; so much more refined than my 47mm Panerai 305..
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Interesting take. would definitely disagree however, the modern dj, especially the 41 just looks fake to me. But I guess they fit their role better as a somewhat flashy accessory
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Old Yesterday, 07:13 PM   #36
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Hi guys a friend just bought a Sub 116610 and while it's a nice watch no doubt, I hate the crown guards and overall case. I've never owned newer Rolex's, I've had a couple of Subs and a GMT, 5512, 5513, 16750 and now an old DJ. Is it just me that likes the older cases better ? I haven't seen many new ones up close, but this one yesterday I did not like.
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