100% agree. Great watches you mentioned there, very interesting and compelling, while Rolex makes a left hand watch... After they saw the success of the Pelagos Left-hander...When a man is right a man is right. A 925 bb and Pelagos fxd are more compelling to me than anything in what feels like an antiquated and stodgy Rolex catalog. I don’t even like current Rolex as much as 20 years ago Rolex. I don’t even understand current Rolex at all. They’re all overly shiny and missing that toolish cool factor that they were supposed to be the best at.
So Rolex IS diet San Martin?I've tried with Tudor...only their Advisor actually looks good. I tried the Pelagos, but it feels awful on the wrist. I tried a few of their other models, but they're either too tall or just unrefined when compared with Rolex.
I will never begrudge someone wearing what they love; that's my rule, of course: 'Buy what you love, and to hell with the rest'. My personal opinion on the brand however is not in the 'positive' column. I don't love Tudor as a brand, nor do I find their design aesthetic attractive or compelling in the least.
I fall quite happily in the camp of people who, if given a free choice between a Rolex and its Tudor counterpart, I'd choose the Rolex every time. Then again, I seem to choose Omega over Rolex every time too...so I guess I don't have a horse in the race.
I haven't seen anyone say anything controversial in this thread...so perhaps the popcorn should wait. Maybe I should try...
"Tudor will always be a budget step down from Rolex, and Rolex will ensure that this relationship stays this way forever."
How about that?
I thought Rolex is a fattened up San Martin?Omega is diet Rolex.
Rolex is diet San Martin
Ah... the Black Bay Watch Co.Maybe once upon a time Tudor was Rolex-lite, but I don't think you can say that anymore.
The modern Tudor, built around the success of the Black Bay, has built a brand identity over the past 10 years that many watch companies would be jealous of.
Tudor is Tudor.
Rolex is Rolex.
Yeah, I love their Sweet Chilli and Sour Cream chips.Ah... the Black Bay Watch Co.
ah, a Frenchy skin(ny) diverI have a diet Rolex from the 60s
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Mine is German, but I definitely accept and approve of your post.ah, a Frenchy skin(ny) diver
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ah yes, Pforzheim - its a beautyMine is German, but I definitely accept and approve of your post.