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    Originally posted by ATHOS View Post
    Noob 116710LN arrived

    SEL not recesssed
    I noticed the green GMT hand color match to text is off. It looks like VRF and ARF have a better color match. Thoughts?

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      It's quite disappointing indeed. Cyclops is not well aligned, Rehaut engraving as well, flush SELs...

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        Originally posted by Toddy250 View Post
        I noticed the green GMT hand color match to text is off. It looks like VRF and ARF have a better color match. Thoughts?
        Correct:
        really different green colours on dial and hand
        (VRF on intime seems bettter, but I can’t compare this with gen or in real life)

        @tobel
        flush SELs are an unnecessary item and therefore disturb me most

        cyclop is probably only because of the angle

        ATHOS

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          Originally posted by ATHOS View Post

          Correct:
          really different green colours on dial and hand
          (VRF on intime seems bettter, but I can’t compare this with gen or in real life)

          @tobel
          flush SELs are an unnecessary item and therefore disturb me most

          cyclop is probably only because of the angle

          ATHOS
          ARF 116710 LN bracelet on a Noob case if you want to change it. SEL hole lineup to springbar detents is perfect. Recess is great



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            Originally posted by KJ2020 View Post

            ARF 116710 LN bracelet on a Noob case if you want to change it. SEL hole lineup to springbar detents is perfect. Recess is great


            you think that arm bracelet would fit on the vrf Pepsi?

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              Originally posted by ATHOS View Post

              @tobel
              flush SELs are an unnecessary item and therefore disturb me most
              didn’t you get QC pictures? I guess the SEL problem could be just bad luck. Haven’t seen that flush SELs for a long time now


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                Originally posted by rockdaly View Post

                you think that arm bracelet would fit on the vrf Pepsi?
                Can't say firsthand bro. The VRF Max Subs had 19.9mm lug width. Only one way to find out, easily flipped or used elsewhere if it doesn't fit.
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                  Originally posted by Tobel View Post
                  It's quite disappointing indeed. Cyclops is not well aligned, Rehaut engraving as well, flush SELs...
                  You are right: cyclop isn‘t aligned

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                    Originally posted by ATHOS View Post



                    You are right: cyclop isn‘t aligned
                    Wow that datewheel is bad. Noob has really gone down hill. Their datewheels used to be among the best, even sought after as a standalone part. BK used to sell them for $40.

                    Also I had mentioned this initially, the hands lume is yellowed. You can really tell when a factory is using lower quality parts.

                    My Noob stock DW

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                      Hi all,

                      now I am very unhappy with my purchase.

                      At the first look I only explored the not recessed SELs (disturbs me) and the misaligned rehaut (don’t disturb me, because same problem on some gens).

                      You eagle eyed RWI members pointed out so many items that I for myself had never explored:
                      misaligned cyclop
                      very bad date wheel
                      very bad yellow colour on the markers and hands
                      different green colour on dial and GMT hand

                      all this flaws cannot be unseen by me

                      another item is that the watch is not waterproof

                      so I come to the following conclusions:

                      I don’t like the watch anymore
                      I can’t recommend it to others
                      I start to hate Noob
                      I start to hate RWI expertise

                      Athos




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                        Originally posted by ATHOS View Post
                        Hi all,

                        now I am very unhappy with my purchase.

                        At the first look I only explored the not recessed SELs (disturbs me) and the misaligned rehaut (don’t disturb me, because same problem on some gens).

                        You eagle eyed RWI members pointed out so many items that I for myself had never explored:
                        misaligned cyclop
                        very bad date wheel
                        very bad yellow colour on the markers and hands
                        different green colour on dial and GMT hand

                        all this flaws cannot be unseen by me

                        another item is that the watch is not waterproof

                        so I come to the following conclusions:

                        I don’t like the watch anymore
                        I can’t recommend it to others
                        I start to hate Noob
                        I start to hate RWI expertise

                        Athos



                        So sorry we drove you to this realization bro, sometimes in our zeal for critical analysis we forget some members are not so critical.

                        I completely agree with your assessments though

                        I can’t recommend it to others
                        I start to hate Noob

                        I mean look at the blunt tip of the arrowhead on the hour hand. I've sourced Noob hands numerous times for projects. Not anymore, those are really bottom of the barrel. Noob got raided in June 2019 and lost a ton of money. Then the owner turned it over to his son. It's been on a steady decline since.

                        Regarding your piece, if it were mine I would source an ARF dial and hands and a better datewheel while you're at it. These parts come up in M2M. Your case and movement are good. Get the crystal rotated a little and you can be happy with it. Sucks, I know but people who bought the ARF often had to swap to this movement, which cost as much or more. Here is an ARF with a swapped movement. Dial and hands are awesome.





                        Last edited by KJ2020; 27-11-20, 17:21.
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                          KJ2020

                          Thank you for your constructive answers.

                          first I have to add that my piece isn’t waterproof.

                          My comment was a bit sarcasm ....
                          I really appreciate the input from the RWI members ... that is the only way for me to realize flaws of the watches.

                          You have to live with criticism... when posting pics of your watch.... you can be happy if the criticism is constructive as in this post.

                          Maybe I can see some flaws in the QC pics of my next purchase. I really thought after looking at the QC pics the piece was good. I saw the flush SELs, but thought it was because of the plastic cover.


                          I have to think if it’s worth to make some mods on the watch.

                          If the base is ok ... maybe.

                          Eventuelly a modder can do some work to recess the SELs.

                          I also will look after ARF hands and dials and datewheel and bracelet or some gen parts plus gen crystal... but that’s a question of money.

                          Now I will wait for some experience from members who will buy a VSF.

                          I think that’s the first choice for me.

                          To all other members:
                          this piece is not really bad
                          although I would not recommend it ... we should wait till some members post their experience with the VSF.


                          Athos




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                            I would say it's not tooooo bad, the bezel is okay and the crystal is almost the same on all reps, movement and datewheel are good like KJ already said. If I were you I would try some other bracelets if you can find some in the sales section. It will be trial and error but if you find one which fits good and recessed, the watch will look much better. If they do not fit, just sell again. After that I would give it to a modder to allign the dial and crystal and if it really matters so much the modder can also make it waterproof.

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                              hello what you think about 126719 blue dial noob v11?

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                                Originally posted by luca123 View Post
                                hello what you think about 126719 blue dial noob v11?
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