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ARF Batman GMT 116710 BLNR photo review

m5smg2

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We’ve had the ARF LN, so now it’s all It’s all about the coveted Batman insert. We were told ARF wouldn’t release it until the bi-color ceramic insert was right. It took forever, but I’d say they nailed it. The blue color on the 24-hour hand and the ceramic insert look correct.

We saw some variance on some QC pics on the 18 split differing slightly from the final sample, but most look correct. The 18 split is definitely more consistent than Noob’s otherwise excellent Pepsi bezel which has been inconsistent at 18. I see no seams, joints, speed bumps or white lines on the 6 and 18 transition.

Regarding the “thin 2” it’s just glare and reflection on the black bezel portion. Without glare, the 2, 20 and 22 are the same thickness as the blue 12. I think we can put that one to rest.

With the Batman phase complete, we look forward to the ARF Pepsi ;)

For the original LN review and info:
https://forum.replica-watch.info/fo...as/8317670-arf-gmt-116710-sh3186-photo-review

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guru

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Thanks for the review. I ordered one.
How is the bezel klick? ARF bezel klick on Subs was always lausy.


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m5smg2

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Thanks for the review. I ordered one.
How is the bezel klick? ARF bezel klick on Subs was always lausy.


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Thanks. Like mari115 said, the GMT doesn’t click like the Sub. It has 24 smooth notches. The ARF GMT has almost no play and nice firm clear notches when turning. Also the bezel sits flush with the case..
 

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Congrats in grabbing one of these for your amazing reviews! This piece makes it look to easy lol. Here’s to rearranging my collection!


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YellowFin

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Nice review, great watch. Afraid I have to get one too... :whistling:
 
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mrsullivan

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Jeezus, that's one of the most anticipated correct bezel rep ever, do we finaly have one decent BLNR?

What about the movement?

Thank you for these shots.

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JustFou

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Man yours looks great! The transition line on mine is worse than yours but this insert is so close to gen! Can't wait to get mine (damn you canadapost)!
 
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Tobel

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Jeezus, that's one of the most anticipated correct bezel rep ever, do we finaly have one decent BLNR?

What about the movement?

Thank you for these shots.

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ARF is sticking to their SH3186
 

gguy1

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Where can I order one? This looks very nice.


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yakuuu

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Very beautiful. I'm tempted!

Is the crystal sticking out or does it just look like that on some pics?
 
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