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Re: Rolex Basel Teaser (IG)

Post by Henryj » Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:07 am

Looks like a condom to keep your Sub dry.
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Post by matt.wu » Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:32 am

It has a cyclops, so I'm sad.
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Post by hoppyjr » Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:46 am

matt.wu wrote:It has a cyclops, so I'm sad.
I saw an enhanced image on TRF and it appears to be a sports model too. I'll say either a revised or larger SD or a colored dial Sub.

I guess we can hope for a Sub-c with a revised lug profile like the SD4k.

I really wanted to see a modern Milsub type watch, but I'm surely not in the target demographic.

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Post by Chocodove » Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:48 am

I really hope they didn't put a cyclops on a new/anniversary version of the SD.
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Post by JP Chestnut » Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:55 am

I think it's an up sized Turn o Graph.

Has anyone seen the awful Tudor BB Chronograph? It looks like ass.

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Post by Chocodove » Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:56 am

JP Chestnut wrote:
Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:55 am
I think it's an up sized Turn o Graph.

Has anyone seen the awful Tudor BB Chronograph? It looks like ass.
Pics?
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Re: Rolex Basel Teaser (IG)

Post by JP Chestnut » Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:57 am

Chocodove wrote:
Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:56 am
JP Chestnut wrote:
Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:55 am
I think it's an up sized Turn o Graph.

Has anyone seen the awful Tudor BB Chronograph? It looks like ass.
Pics?
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May or may not be real. But it's real ugly.

On edit: It's looking more real

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Post by TSD » Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:01 am

rockmastermike wrote:
Tue Mar 21, 2017 7:52 am
Any ideas??

https://www.instagram.com/p/BRu9bu5hat5/
Made me think those RPR guys knew all along.
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Post by JP Chestnut » Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:01 am

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That bezel doesn't look like a diver to me. It does, however, appear to have very very faint fluting showing through. I think it's a TOG.

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Post by BSears » Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:02 am

Wtf is up with Tudor asking someone to delete a pic that looks like it is directly from their catalogue? I'd tell them to pound sand. And that looks pretty awful if that is the final version.
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Post by hoppyjr » Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:05 am

JP Chestnut wrote:
Chocodove wrote:
Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:56 am
JP Chestnut wrote:
Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:55 am
I think it's an up sized Turn o Graph.

Has anyone seen the awful Tudor BB Chronograph? It looks like ass.
Pics?
Image

May or may not be real. But it's real ugly.

On edit: It's looking more real

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I don't hate it. I do think the fake rivet bracelet is beyond stupid.

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Re: Rolex Basel Teaser (IG)

Post by gwells » Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:08 am

snowflake hand chronograph seems awkward.

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Post by streetracer101 » Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:08 am

JP Chestnut wrote:
Chocodove wrote:
Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:56 am
JP Chestnut wrote:
Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:55 am
I think it's an up sized Turn o Graph.

Has anyone seen the awful Tudor BB Chronograph? It looks like ass.
Pics?
Image

May or may not be real. But it's real ugly.

On edit: It's looking more real

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The hands look totally out of place on that watch.

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Re: Rolex Basel Teaser (IG)

Post by JP Chestnut » Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:08 am

That snowflake hand is ridiculous on a chronograph. It blocks almost an entire sub dial. Ditch the stupid bracelet and snowflake hand, call it something else - OK. It also has the 45min counter, just like the current not in house chrono so it might not even have an in house movement going for it.

It's getting more and more clear that Tudor somehow lucked into a couple decent designs and can't figure out where to go from there.

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Post by matt.wu » Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:17 am

While I don't love everything about it, I don't think that BB Chrono is bad.
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Re: Rolex Basel Teaser (IG)

Post by JP Chestnut » Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:22 am

matt.wu wrote:
Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:17 am
While I don't love everything about it, I don't think that BB Chrono is bad.
Here's a pictorial representation.


Did someone mention a new Big Block???

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Well actually....

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Post by Chocodove » Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:24 am

It could be worse. It could also be better.

Also curious if it's actually a ToG. I'm probably in the minority, but I've always like those.
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Post by Seppia » Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:33 am

JP Chestnut wrote: It's getting more and more clear that Tudor somehow lucked into a couple decent designs and can't figure out where to go from there.
Anybody have any info on how sales of the BB 36mm are going?
I see ZERO buzz around it nor pics on the forums, and it has been out for a year.
The crown is as idiotic as possible, but overall I REALLY like the design and the size.

I see it as a much better Explorer I 36mm replacement than the horrible new 39mm version.

I see it's selling new for $2200 or so new on bracelet here in Italy.
I was hoping that thanks to the probably almost inexistent sales I could one day pick one up for $1500, I would go purchase it immediately.

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Post by JP Chestnut » Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:36 am

Even at $2200 I think it would be a nicely built lower cost watch. That crown though.

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Post by JP Chestnut » Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:59 am

Piss lume be damned. Suck on this...
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... Tudor. The 60th anniversary Speedmaster.

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Post by hoppyjr » Tue Mar 21, 2017 10:03 am

JP Chestnut wrote:Piss lume be damned. Suck on this...
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... Tudor. The 60th anniversary Speedmaster.
That's hot!

The '57 style case is 40mm correct?


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Re: Rolex Basel Teaser (IG)

Post by Joeprez » Tue Mar 21, 2017 10:03 am

Snowflake hands suck on that chrono, and square or rectangle markers would have looked better than round markers.

Other than that, I like it. I would probably be interested if Tudor changes the hands.
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Post by streetracer101 » Tue Mar 21, 2017 10:04 am

JP Chestnut wrote:Piss lume be damned. Suck on this...
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... Tudor. The 60th anniversary Speedmaster.
I'd hit that.

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Re: Rolex Basel Teaser (IG)

Post by JP Chestnut » Tue Mar 21, 2017 10:11 am

hoppyjr wrote:
Tue Mar 21, 2017 10:03 am
JP Chestnut wrote:Piss lume be damned. Suck on this...
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... Tudor. The 60th anniversary Speedmaster.
That's hot!

The '57 style case is 40mm correct?
I think that it's the FOIS style case, which I think people call 40mm. It's the same size as the regular Speedy Pro but it doesn't have the extended case/crown guards. If this has a plastic crystal it's going to fly out of dealers.

A couple years of shitty sales seems to have been the kick in the ass that Omega needed.
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