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Old 24 March 2011, 06:20 AM   #31
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I really like what they have done to upgrade the Explorer-II's now we need to wait and see what they are going to charge for the upgrades!!!
Thanx larry.....
Yeah I am guessing the price is going to be close to a SubC now.
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Old 24 March 2011, 06:20 AM   #32
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They said they called you Duff, but you weren't home.
Shoot... that must have been the day I was out buying my Speedy Pro
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Old 24 March 2011, 06:21 AM   #33
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I'm going to put myself on the waiting list tomorrow!!!!!!
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Old 24 March 2011, 06:21 AM   #34
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Thanks for the beautiful pics. With the exception of no trip lock crown, I think Rolex hit this one out of the park.
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Old 24 March 2011, 06:21 AM   #35
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Very nice.... can't wait to see it with a orange leather strap on Me
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Old 24 March 2011, 06:27 AM   #36
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Such a winner! One of their best releases ever IMO!
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Old 24 March 2011, 06:28 AM   #37
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Does everyone really like the orange?
Yes, everyone does...or at least I do. I love the orange. Not so sure I love the 42mm though.
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Old 24 March 2011, 06:30 AM   #38
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TRF For sale section: One SS Daytona White Faced, full box and papers, three years old lovingly cared for. Priced for a quick sale so I can get the new EXP II 42 MM.

Wait... I can't sell my Daytona.... Can I afford to buy the EXP II without selling it though?

I wonder how much can I get for a kidney these days?
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Old 24 March 2011, 06:36 AM   #39
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Always wanted a 1655, so love this watch.
I will be getting the black version. It looks fantastic.
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Old 24 March 2011, 06:41 AM   #40
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why, oh why, oh why did they have to go and make it a bloody 42mm?!?
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Old 24 March 2011, 06:41 AM   #41
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does anyone have the same pics with black dial?
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Old 24 March 2011, 06:41 AM   #42
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love the look not the size.old one the polar this one the bi-polar i was manic to get one but now i'm depressed it is 42mm
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Old 24 March 2011, 06:42 AM   #43
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Why, oh why, oh why did they have to go and make it a bloody 42mm?!?
It was perfect at 40mm.
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Old 24 March 2011, 06:45 AM   #44
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Thanks Larry. Awesome pix.

Loving the combo and it's def. coming my way.
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Old 24 March 2011, 06:48 AM   #45
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I really like the black dial on this one. Man, might be a reason to add a GMT to my collection!!
Everyone needs a GMT in their collection!


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Why, oh why, oh why did they have to go and make it a bloody 42mm?!?
Agreed! 40mm was perfect!
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Old 24 March 2011, 07:00 AM   #46
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Yep I absolutely need this watch. I need to start planting the seed in my wife's head so she will be prepared when I discuss the purchase of this watch in 6 - 8 months.
Got any tips? my excuse cupboard is running on empty
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Old 24 March 2011, 07:02 AM   #47
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BTW Larry - SUPERB pics.

Thanks for posting!
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Old 24 March 2011, 07:03 AM   #48
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Got any tips? my excuse cupboard is running on empty
My excuse cupboard is bare as well considering I told my wife I was content when I bought my SubC LV a couple months ago! Boy was I wrong.
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Old 24 March 2011, 07:03 AM   #49
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does anyone have the same pics with black dial?
Hey Rolex

We need Black
Wir brauchen schwarz
nous avons besoin noir
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Old 24 March 2011, 07:11 AM   #50
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black new expII's is going to be all over this forum soon, lookss greaat
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Old 24 March 2011, 07:24 AM   #51
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I love the proportions of the case, i dont think its going to feel that blocky/chunky even at 42mm. The step from case to the bracelet seems more fluid and will be an improvement on the Maxi Case used on Subs and GMT.

will be speaking to my AD ASAP to view it, how long does it take to get from Basel to AD in the UK???
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Old 24 March 2011, 07:24 AM   #52
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Anyone know the case length, thickness & lug width??????????
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Old 24 March 2011, 07:25 AM   #53
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My excuse cupboard is bare as well considering I told my wife I was content when I bought my SubC LV a couple months ago! Boy was I wrong.


well, the "his" line has three right now and "her" line has two, so, in the meantime, convince her she needs one. bump her line up to three and then you're good to go!
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Old 24 March 2011, 07:29 AM   #54
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I don't think 2 mm is the end-of-the-world that some people are making it out to be. It's only 2mm. :) I think Rolex is trying to distinguish the Explorer II from the GMT, which seems like a good idea for a watch that did not sell well (even if I love mine). I even wore my Explorer II today, in honor of it's new cousin being displayed.
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Old 24 March 2011, 07:31 AM   #55
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well, the "his" line has three right now and "her" line has two, so, in the meantime, convince her she needs one. bump her line up to three and then you're good to go!
This is true but she has an eye on a Patek! Talk about good taste but certainly not good for my pocketbook!
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Old 24 March 2011, 07:35 AM   #56
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This is true but she has an eye on a Patek! Talk about good taste but certainly not good for my pocketbook!


you don't know how lucky you are to have a she-WIS, bro....
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Old 24 March 2011, 07:40 AM   #57
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Old 24 March 2011, 08:01 AM   #58
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I'm going to put myself on the waiting list tomorrow!!!!!!
Already on it my friend... already on it
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Old 24 March 2011, 08:02 AM   #59
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I love the orange. It will be easier to see than the green on the GMT IIC.
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I like it--not a fan of the other new releases but this one stands out IMHO!!! Thanks for sharing the pics Larry!
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