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I want to apologize as photobucket has restricted bandwidth so I had to get set up at Picturetrail.
The LVc has landed and its a stunner. Its been said before but pics dont do this watch justice. Its dial is right up there with the bluesy sunburst. It screams Rolex from 20 feet away much like the bluesy.

As a recap, I traded my 20 year old bluesy in for a new 2017 116610LV Green sunburst Submariner (The Hulk). It was purchased new from DavidSW. From the white tags and bezel protector, its as fresh from Rolex as it gets (crispy new). Watch was sent over night from Dan and David and arrived in perfect condition. Warranty card was filled out in my name for June 2017.



I first set the time and noted it as I always do a accuracy check on a new watch.
I then put the LVc under a macro for any defects. Bezel lines up, nothing on the dial, Bezel moves smooth as silk, Crown screws in and activates each position precisely, etc...

Next is the resizing. The Glidelock makes resizing idiot proof compared to my old TT Sub with the tuna clasp. I removed two links, slid the glide lock in the middle of the clasp and it was perfection on the wrist. My goodness is there a difference in the new bracelet and glidelock over the classic Subs with hollow links. I noticed this with my new DJII as the clasp are smooth and solid. The divers safety catch on the Subs clasp has zero play and moves as if in a hydraulic fluid. That is the Rolex tactile quality:-!take the stickers..."Hulk not like stickers on sexy body"


I see there is a additional plastic foil over watches with PCL but not on the Subs brushed bracelet. Still quite a bit of stickers.


Lume was outstanding.


Ah yes...That sexy Rolex green sunburst.


Crown is in the 7 o'clock position when tight. Very smooth tube threads when screwing it in. Nothing gritty or notchy.


I think the Green dial changes colors than the bluesy in different lights. From black to every shade of green.




I was expecting alot and the LVc "Hulk" surpassed it.


Now to kick back, stare at the watch and have a celebratory cigar.
 

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Very nice! As a color, I never liked green, but the green Sub Date looks really good. It's a very nice shade of green.

Is that a lighter? Punch is an excellent cigar, as well.
 

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Congrats on the LVC! Excellent photos. I remember when I switched from the five digit Sub to the SubC, and it was a night and day difference. What a way to start the summer.
 

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Yup, Colibri torch with built in nippers. I love this lighter so much I have owned 6 over the last 20 years.
Nice. I stopped smoking cigars years ago (no time...I still smoke cigarettes), so I am a Zippo guy and don't keep a torch lighter anymore. Had a few Colibris in the past, strictly for cigars (since you shouldn't use a Zippo for a cigar), but I always found them a bit unreliable. 6 months to a year tops and they'd crap out on me. But this was 10+ years ago. I'm sure they're better now.
 

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Congratulations. Great choice. Stare. At it for a few weeks and admire the dial. Let the honeymoon begin.

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I want to apologize as photobucket has restricted bandwidth so I had to get set up at Picturetrail.
The LVc has landed and its a stunner. Its been said before but pics dont do this watch justice. Its dial is right up there with the bluesy sunburst. It screams Rolex from 20 feet away much like the bluesy.

As a recap, I traded my 20 year old bluesy in for a new 2017 116610LV Green sunburst Submariner (The Hulk). It was purchased new from DavidSW. From the white tags and bezel protector, its as fresh from Rolex as it gets (crispy new). Watch was sent over night from Dan and David and arrived in perfect condition. Warranty card was filled out in my name for June 2017.



I first set the time and noted it as I always do a accuracy check on a new watch.
I then put the LVc under a macro for any defects. Bezel lines up, nothing on the dial, Bezel moves smooth as silk, Crown screws in and activates each position precisely, etc...

Next is the resizing. The Glidelock makes resizing idiot proof compared to my old TT Sub with the tuna clasp. I removed two links, slid the glide lock in the middle of the clasp and it was perfection on the wrist. My goodness is there a difference in the new bracelet and glidelock over the classic Subs with hollow links. I noticed this with my new DJII as the clasp are smooth and solid. The divers safety catch on the Subs clasp has zero play and moves as if in a hydraulic fluid. That is the Rolex tactile quality:-!take the stickers..."Hulk not like stickers on sexy body"


I see there is a additional plastic foil over watches with PCL but not on the Subs brushed bracelet. Still quite a bit of stickers.


Lume was outstanding.


Ah yes...That sexy Rolex green sunburst.


Crown is in the 7 o'clock position when tight. Very smooth tube threads when screwing it in. Nothing gritty or notchy.


I think the Green dial changes colors than the bluesy in different lights. From black to every shade of green.




I was expecting alot and the LVc "Hulk" surpassed it.


Now to kick back, stare at the watch and have a celebratory cigar.
Beautiful! Nice one.


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Awesome looking watch. Nice pics also!

Apropos of nothing, am I the only one here annoyed when the crown logo doesn't stop at 3,6,9 or 12 for a screw down crown? I don't typically consider myself to be anal, but for that I am for some reason.
 

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Apropos of nothing, am I the only one here annoyed when the crown logo doesn't stop at 3,6,9 or 12 for a screw down crown? I don't typically consider myself to be anal, but for that I am for some reason.
Not really. I have a new DJII that the crown is at 12 o'clock (just lucky). None of my other Rolex over the years has had the crown line up. The triple lock isn't designed that way for crown orientation. I did notice that my crown in the chapter ring is dead perfect at 12 o'clock. Not even the LVc on the Rolex web site is dead perfect. The OCD madness can giveth and taketh away. As long as the bezel is dead nuts on and the magnification is 2.5X in spec.



 
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