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Old 14 February 2019, 05:32 PM   #1
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Modern Rolex with ceramic bezel

The amount of ‘grease’ marks from fingers and just general wearing is quite incredible

Or is it just me.....
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Old 14 February 2019, 05:37 PM   #2
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I have a BLNR and I don't find those things to be a major problem.

I can wipe down my watches almost any time without much effort at all.
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Old 14 February 2019, 05:46 PM   #3
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My BLNR from 2014 bezel looks like the day I bought it.

Which model has the issue for you?
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Old 14 February 2019, 05:58 PM   #4
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I had that happen after I timed myself eating a half rack of wet baby back ribs. Quite a mess. {:-))


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Old 14 February 2019, 06:09 PM   #5
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I, too, have the BLNR and the bezel can get spotty from water drops or otherwise a bit grungy. My answer is a gentle wash with dish soap under warm water. Pat dry and then either gently buff with a towel or let it air dry and the ceramic bezel will look new again. That shine and depth of color is incredible.
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Old 14 February 2019, 06:11 PM   #6
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I can see where this thread is going to go.

Damn these new ceramic bezels! Damn these latest 6 digit models!

Anyway a bloke down the pub heard a rumor that at Bazelworld 2019 Rolex will be rolling out all sports models with Aluminum bezels, Ceramic bezels will be discontinued!
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Old 14 February 2019, 06:27 PM   #7
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I have the SD 43 and the BLNR; the SD shows up grease marks more, bigger bezel woth more black so makes sense. Neither is a major issue. I just find I need to wipe them down a couple times a day to make it all shiny again. And a good wash per week

I don’t get this with the Tudor GMT

Just wondered if I was an unusually greasey mofo
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Old 14 February 2019, 06:39 PM   #8
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When in a Pub, do you lick your fingers after grabbing some peanuts out of the bowl....repeatedly?
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Old 14 February 2019, 06:44 PM   #9
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One of my favourite threads, the ceramic bezel really is a marvel IMO
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Old 14 February 2019, 07:00 PM   #10
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When in a Pub, do you lick your fingers after grabbing some peanuts out of the bowl....repeatedly?
No but I do after I have finished eating my Sushi with hands!
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Old 14 February 2019, 07:02 PM   #11
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That's a new one, now ceramic bezels suck because of greasy fingers and marks... Nothing to do with maybe the owner.
I wonder how you fair with smartphones being all glass and huge magnets for smudges and prints.
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Old 14 February 2019, 07:04 PM   #12
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When in a Pub, do you lick your fingers after grabbing some peanuts out of the bowl....repeatedly?
Personally I just lick all the peanuts and leave them in the bowl

Am I doing it wrong?
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Old 14 February 2019, 08:32 PM   #13
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I wonder how you fair with smartphones being all glass and huge magnets for smudges and prints.
I really wonder.
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Old 14 February 2019, 09:21 PM   #14
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The amount of ‘grease’ marks from fingers and just general wearing is quite incredible

Or is it just me.....
Yes its you.
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Old 14 February 2019, 09:32 PM   #15
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Yes its you.
Glad we got that sorted
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Old 14 February 2019, 09:36 PM   #16
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No issue for me.
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Old 14 February 2019, 09:37 PM   #17
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Yes its you.
Haha

A microfibre cloth for glasses usually does the trick.
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Old 14 February 2019, 09:39 PM   #18
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Old 14 February 2019, 11:50 PM   #19
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Not really an issue......
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Old 14 February 2019, 11:53 PM   #20
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Old 15 February 2019, 12:03 AM   #21
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Not an issue for me; I wipe it down with the same microfiber cloth I use on my iPhone, which attracts ten times the grease and fingerprints.
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Old 15 February 2019, 12:04 AM   #22
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The amount of ‘grease’ marks from fingers and just general wearing is quite incredible

Or is it just me.....
I don't eat grease. Do you touch everything?
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Old 15 February 2019, 12:32 AM   #23
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I don't eat grease. Do you touch everything?
Lol. What does that even mean?
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Old 15 February 2019, 06:04 AM   #24
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Old 15 February 2019, 08:16 AM   #25
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I've got a SubC and a BLNR, no issues for me, bezels look great and clean up easy.
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