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Old 10 April 2018, 02:04 AM   #61
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Old 10 April 2018, 09:38 PM   #62
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That would make me go nuts as well.
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Old 10 April 2018, 09:48 PM   #63
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I just checked my Sub and Blnr. Both are not 100% perfect but it seems that if I look from the top, the top edge of lens is lined up with the top line of the date box. I think it is purposely done to facilitate showing the date box from a tilted angle.
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Old 10 April 2018, 09:59 PM   #64
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the suspense ... what is happening to your watch then ? Did they confirm it was a genuine watch ? how about fixing the Cyclops ?
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Old 11 April 2018, 11:23 AM   #65
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Suggested New Policy

IMHO there should be a new "3 strikes and you're out" Policy for all those "Wise-guy" members out there making comments like "looks like a Replica " or "definitely fake" or "terrible dial" without any explanation and/or justification whatsoever, then they turn out to be completely wrong. When asked why they gave that incorrect opinion - they are suddenly "gone with the Wind" ... it seems completely counter-productive not to mention giving the OP the completely wrong impression ...just my 2 cents ...

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Old 7 December 2019, 03:08 AM   #66
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What happened with this story? Sorry to bring up an old thread, but the outcome never came up...
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Old 7 December 2019, 03:58 AM   #67
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I would constantly be looking at that alignment issue. I would definitely take it back if its not too late.
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Old 7 December 2019, 04:17 AM   #68
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RSC will be happy to fix that. It is not acceptable, it looks like it is drooping. The best of luck to you, OP.
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Old 7 December 2019, 04:40 AM   #69
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You need to get that fixed!
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Old 7 December 2019, 07:00 AM   #70
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I know this is an old thread, but my GMT cyclops is also off. It's not all that rare.
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Old 7 December 2019, 07:06 AM   #71
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Crystal is slightly turned clockwise
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Old 7 December 2019, 09:34 AM   #72
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I freaked out over a piece of dust in my watch, that would drive me crazy to point I would want a refund... I can’t believe that would pass quality control honestly. I can’t believe nobody at the factory noticed that.. My guess is somehow it got loosed up or moved by prior owner or replaced crystal? If that did pass QC that’s nuts..
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Old 7 December 2019, 12:21 PM   #73
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Old 7 December 2019, 01:22 PM   #74
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i may be wrong, but I would think the high end replicas would never have this issue.... i mean they're charging 300-500$ for a good replica, so they know everything will be scrutinized, they wont make money selling 1:1 replicas that have a messed up cyclops

I would think such an issue is more likely to slip by Rolex QC, or if original owner had a replacement crystal installed by a random watchmaker
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Old 7 December 2019, 01:28 PM   #75
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i may be wrong, but I would think the high end replicas would never have this issue.... i mean they're charging 300-500$ for a good replica, so they know everything will be scrutinized, they wont make money selling 1:1 replicas that have a messed up cyclops

I would think such an issue is more likely to slip by Rolex QC, or if original owner had a replacement crystal installed by a random watchmaker
Agree completely. Iíve seen some replicas that Ďhonestlyí seem nicer than my watch for some reason. A guy I know has a fake Sub Hulk. Say what you want but itís absolutely stunning. Iíve looked for all the fake markings but cannot find them as itís literally perfect.
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Old 7 December 2019, 01:49 PM   #76
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Old 7 December 2019, 08:51 PM   #77
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DS doesn't have that problem. Or get a non date. I love the fact the DS is the only reference right now that has no bubble growing out over the date .
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Old 7 December 2019, 09:23 PM   #78
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Old 7 December 2019, 09:34 PM   #79
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Difficult to tell from photos, even holding my Blusey up against them.

I wouldn't want to cause unnecessary alarm, but I must say that the watch in the OP photos looks well off in a number of areas.

Regardless. The cyclops alignment is ridiculous. Did a RSC do that? If they didn't, then who did? And what else have they done to it?

I would be looking for a full refund.
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Old 7 December 2019, 10:14 PM   #80
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Well 3 pages to go from is my cyclops a bit off to the watch is a total fake.

Good grief.
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Old 7 December 2019, 10:32 PM   #81
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I had a wonky cyclops once, it bothered me a bit at first but I forgot about it as I didn't look at it at that very straight angle very often, and I sold it a few months later.
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Old 7 December 2019, 11:06 PM   #82
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Serious note, a few things really do look suspect on this watch, especially on the first pic. Card looks fine.
Cards the easiest thing to duplicate. I wouldn’t rush to any judgments here. If it were me I’d send it in to Rolex if it bothered me that much. (Frankly, it wouldn’t.) They’ll fix the cyclops, if it indeed is off, and certainly confirm whether it’s authentic. Little disappointing everyone’s claiming it is fake on some poor definition internet pics.
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Old 8 December 2019, 12:32 AM   #83
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Unfortunately Rolex sucks at lining up the cyclops. I bought a brand new BLNR from a TS and it came with a crooked cyclops that was way worse than OPís. I didnít notice it until I was examining it one day and it crushed me because I bought it as an investment piece. Sure I couldíve sent it in to Rolex but Iím sure it wouldnít come back in the same condition with all the factory stickers so ultimately I ended up selling it because it bothered me so much. Iíve seen replicas with better alignment honestly. I still get heated thinking about it.

Op, if youíre still under warranty you should be able to get it fixed via RSC. Just do a search though, it seems like many come back with new issues like scratches and dings that werenít there before. Yours doesnít seem as bad as mine did so honestly Iíd just leave it alone.
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Old 8 December 2019, 12:40 AM   #84
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What do you mean? I only got the one 116613LB, same watch in both pictures. The first one was taken inside.


You can see the serial in both and the cyclops has the same misalignment. We believe you. Don't worry about him.
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Old 8 December 2019, 01:25 AM   #85
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On the first photo, as well as the cyclops alignment and magnification the Mercedes hand looks a bit suspect (too thick) and the Perl housing on the bezel (too thick) and the font on the 20.

But the subsequent photos donít look so bad.. Iíd only relax after having a service quite at RSC to authenticate it.

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Old 8 December 2019, 01:32 AM   #86
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Follow up to OP’s original post back in April last year;

https://www.rolexforums.com/showthread.php?t=596384
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Old 8 December 2019, 02:35 AM   #87
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Happened to a friend of mine before, just take back to AD they will fix it whitout any problem!
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Old 8 December 2019, 03:59 AM   #88
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wow, i suggest bring it back, ask for an exchange
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Old 9 December 2019, 11:45 AM   #89
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The bezel, dial, bracelet, case and rehaut, and even the cyclops is all gen.. not installed correctly but gen none the less.
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Old 9 December 2019, 01:39 PM   #90
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