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Arf 126600 (sd43) v3 904l - a2824

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    Arf 126600 (sd43) v3 904l - a2824

    Looks like its here! V3 ARF SD43!

    I Can’t say much has been changed, but anyone care to chime in?

    Probably still one of the best “out of the box” Rolex reps out there right now.

    https://puretime.io/featured-product...-a2824-v3.html

    #2
    Bezel teeth don't appear to be as "pointy"

    I may be wrong...

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      #3
      Looks awesome! It's amazing how far reps have come since I bought my first Noob GMTIIc in 2008! LOL
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        #4
        Love mine. It is possibly one of the best out of the box reps I’ve had.

        Enjoy it!!




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          #5
          Originally posted by kopite81 View Post
          Love mine. It is possibly one of the best out of the box reps I’ve had.

          Enjoy it!!




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          is the crown winding direction same as gen?


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            #6
            Originally posted by vcappp View Post

            is the crown winding direction same as gen?


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            Yes, gen has 3235 and ARF has 2824, they have the same winding direction.


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              #7
              kopite81


              Is this the V3?! How'd you get it so fast?

              Looks nice... It'll be at the top of my list...right after ARF's new GMT Master II when it comes out.

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                #8
                Originally posted by Johnny_Ridden View Post
                kopite81


                Is this the V3?! How'd you get it so fast?

                Looks nice... It'll be at the top of my list...right after ARF's new GMT Master II when it comes out.
                Could be a V2 but still great all the same

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                  #9
                  Originally posted by kopite81 View Post
                  Love mine. It is possibly one of the best out of the box reps I’ve had.

                  Enjoy it!!




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                  Beautiful watch. I actually just ordered one myself. I’m curious though...could just be the camera angle but it looks like the 30 alignment is off in the first picture. Looks like one number is higher /lower than the other. I don’t see this in the second picture so is it the camera angle of the first pic that’s messing with my mind?


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                    #10
                    From what I've noticed the dial "sea-dweller" appears to be the correct shade of red. not sure if the pictures are messing with my tired eyes but the bezel looks a bit better on the v3 from the TD's pictures.

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                      #11
                      Would be interesting to see gen to v3 comparison

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                        #12
                        They say updated clasp but still says SMISS MADE


                        factories keep fucking with us.
                        Releasijg new versions of the same shit with minor updates and charging an extra hundred.


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                        Wth!!! What happened to my super awesome signature mobius made!!!



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                          #13
                          Not much of a fan.
                          It's supposed to have an updated rehaut and clasp.
                          1. The price is borderline insane for a clone eta rep. We all know rep prices saw a steady increase over the past years and that is due to our purchasing behavior. It has almost nothing to do with manufacturing cost. Buying a Chinese Eta rep for over 500 bucks is a signal for the factories and dealers to keep raising prices. They used to sell for around 280 to 330 bucks... But us idiots keep buying, regardless of the price.
                          2. How is this V3 an update? Updated rehaut? What a joke! What piece of junk is that!? lol



                          3. The clasp looks good when closed, but the engravings still suck. As hurk pointed out, even the font is garbage.
                          I don't see how this supposedly "V3" is an upgrade over the "V1", except for the fucking date wheel (took them long enough to correct a simple font everyone was complaining about)!

                          Before I end this rant, I want to remind everyone that we are their cash cows, and only we can influence the market development. Think about how Noob has literally been playing with us sheep since their V3 (!) Submariner - going back and forth while increasing prices with every release, but hardly adding any value, if any. The current V9 Noob Sub is hardly better than the V3 sub, with the exception of the bezel insert and (*sarcastic cheering*) 904L steel, at almost twice the price.

                          I see similar structures with JF / ARF going on. Seriously, how is this a $ 508 rep?
                          Cheap Chinese eta clone movement + the watch (that isn't any more expensive to manufacture than any other dive watch replica) should cost around 300-350 USD. The rest ARF is putting on top is simple profit margin. We idiots keep buying, they keep laughing at us.
                          Remember when ARF was the new kid on the block and everyone was happy that Noob factory finally has some competition? While prices should have DECREASED a bit since then, they INCREASED massively! I suspect price arrangement going on between the big players, but that's a topic for itself.
                          I should create a blog about replica conspiracies... lol
                          Last edited by maxracingshox; 13-03-19, 09:23.
                          Finding the perfect rep is a never ending chase...

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                            #14
                            Bezel teeth look good to me. I wonder if I could just order the bezel.

                            I had to get my v2 bezel milled.
                            APP ROO: Blue Batons, White Themes, GPFC, GPRG, RB2 Plat, RB2 Ti, White & Blue Montoya, Trulli, Buemi, Schumi, LBJ, RG PO Mexico, Don Ramon, White & Brown Safari, Auto Tour 2010 & 2012, Ceramic, Ginza, Panda, Navy, Survivor, Volcano, RGRC PAM: 569, 508, 364, 382 Bronzo, Egiziano, 425, 187, IWC: ZF Chrono, Big Pilot PP, Portugieser, Rolex: Daytona Blue Arab, Plat, 2016 Ceramic + most Subs and GMTs

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                              #15
                              Originally posted by maxracingshox View Post
                              Not much of a fan.
                              It's supposed to have an updated rehaut and clasp.
                              1. The price is borderline insane for a clone eta rep. We all know rep prices saw a steady increase over the past years and that is due to our purchasing behavior. It has almost nothing to do with manufacturing cost. Buying a Chinese Eta rep for over 500 bucks is a signal for the factories and dealers to keep raising prices. They used to sell for around 280 to 330 bucks... But us idiots keep buying, regardless of the price.
                              2. How is this V3 an update? Updated rehaut? What a joke! What piece of junk is that!? lol



                              3. The clasp looks good when closed, but the engravings still suck. As hurk pointed out, even the font is garbage.
                              I don't see how this supposedly "V3" is an upgrade over the "V1", except for the fucking date wheel (took them long enough to correct a simple font everyone was complaining about)!

                              Before I end this rant, I want to remind everyone that we are their cash cows, and only we can influence the market development. Think about how Noob has literally been playing with us sheep since their V3 (!) Submariner - going back and forth while increasing prices with every release, but hardly adding any value, if any. The current V9 Noob Sub is hardly better than the V3 sub, with the exception of the bezel insert and (*sarcastic cheering*) 904L steel, at almost twice the price.

                              I see similar structures with JF / ARF going on. Seriously, how is this a $ 508 rep?
                              Cheap Chinese eta clone movement + the watch (that isn't any more expensive to manufacture than any other dive watch replica) should cost around 300-350 USD. The rest ARF is putting on top is simple profit margin. We idiots keep buying, they keep laughing at us.
                              Remember when ARF was the new kid on the block and everyone was happy that Noob factory finally has some competition? While prices should have DECREASED a bit since then, they INCREASED massively! I suspect price arrangement going on between the big players, but that's a topic for itself.
                              I should create a blog about replica conspiracies... lol
                              Confirm.

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