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    Iíll never understand the SUV craze, they all look like ugly tanks to me, this is no different.
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    Agreed.....provided its a dry tester! I use a...

    Agreed.....provided its a dry tester!

    I use a wet tester but Iím v. careful with it, theyíre far from ideal but theyíre cheap.
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    If there's play between the watch head and end...

    If there's play between the watch head and end link it's possible that the springbars need replacing, they may be sprained slightly. From the pics the bracelet didn`t look bad enough to justify...
  4. Definitely don't kneel on it yet........that...

    Definitely don't kneel on it yet........that could be a 'stretch target' for the future.
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    Thatís nowt but a scratch lad! Nothing compared to the picture of Eddieís belly following his op (once seen, never forgotten)

    Best wishes for a speedy recovery, hope all continues to go well.
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    Whilst Iím flattered to get a mention, I canít fix stretched bracelets, it involves taking fixed links apart and I donít have a facility to do this.

    As far as I know, Rolex Service Centre donít...
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    Modern synthetic rubber doesnít deteriorate like natural rubber did 50 years ago. I often inspect seals on watches that are 20 years old and usually theyíre fine, the seal may have relaxed and...
  8. 30m water resistance is sufficient to keep water...

    30m water resistance is sufficient to keep water out in most situations. I actually tested mine, at around 4 bar the rubber O ring under the glass started to fail, which surprised me.

    People...
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    19mm lugs isnít a problem, simply buy a 20mm strap and squeeze the ends hard.........seriously, this works!
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    Whatís an app?
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    True, itís an excellent feature that my 1990 XR3 had, wifeyís last two Fords had, but (frustratingly) my 2010 Jag XF doesnít gave!

    The filaments are visible if you look for them, but so are the...
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    Why the anti- Jag crap?

    Iíve owned two, never had problems. Current car is an XF 3 litre diesel thatís just turned 9 years old and itís been virtually trouble free.

    Are you speaking from...
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    Why is the Explorer 1 less robust?

    Itís got enough water resistance for all but the serious divers in our midst, and more importantly for the typical owner, itís easier to refinish if it gets...
  14. I`ve owned a similar one with a black dial for...

    I`ve owned a similar one with a black dial for years.

    I think you do it a disservice, the bracelet is a bit tinny but what do you expect for the price, once it's on the wrist it's fine. As for...
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    I was never really into them! I`ve owned a few...

    I was never really into them! I`ve owned a few but I've gone back to where I was 15 years ago, I`m back into the vintage (non-sports) Omegas that fuelled my interest 15-20 years back. That's one...
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    I’m a strong advocate of using accredited indys...

    I’m a strong advocate of using accredited indys for Rolex service, but they’re getting fewer!

    I know of 2 highly regarded ones who are no longer Rolex accredited and therefore can’t (...
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    Not if people believe prices will continue to...

    Not if people believe prices will continue to fall. Watches selling for well over list price us a strange situation that (logically) canít last forever, if the perception that these watches are a...
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    Buy another Datejust, there's an excellent...

    Buy another Datejust, there's an excellent example on SC at the moment, very fair price and a highly regarded seller:smug:..................OK, God lovers a trier, but I`m surprised how little...
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    Youíve been fortunate, this is hardly a typical situation and I think we all know the rate of price growth isnít sustainable. Thereís a strong case for selling the watch now for £7.5k and investing...
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    Electric carís OK if you donít travel far and youíre at home every night to charge it up. Iíd be uneasy about having it plugged in on the drive, Iíd be happier with it in a garage. Itíll work for...
  21. I agree, the chances of youngsters being...

    I agree, the chances of youngsters being interested in these watches is slim. Some folks get a good feeling from doing this but I`ve never understood it. If they develop an interest in watches that's...
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    In my experience 4 cylinder diesels are always a...

    In my experience 4 cylinder diesels are always a bit noisy and rattly at tickover, particularly when starting from cold. They produce low- frequency vibration which is well suppressed in a bigger car...
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    Mikeís good to deal with, prices are very fair and he only sells nice stuff.
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    Not if you get a good one. 6 cylinder diesels are...

    Not if you get a good one. 6 cylinder diesels are far nicer than 4.
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    Quartz watches that have been in drawers for a...

    Quartz watches that have been in drawers for a long time are usually in poor condition. They get put away when they stop running and over the years the battery ends up leaking and causing damage to...
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