Wrist time is a good point Frills. You have a Sub and two DSSD's which are a fraction of the YG Sub price and sound like a more go to for the beach/protecting daughters from the world/Batman things type. You have a nice stable and do you want a chuck of gold just sitting there looking pretty but something you pass up for a more durable or activity specific piece? Tough decision but it makes sense.
Since I am studying for the CPA exam (and passing will coincide with my 30th birthday), I joked with my wife about getting a milestone item once it is done. She has given me the green light to "get whatever" be it watch, shoes, or the BMW 2002tii I have been eyeing. While a Daytona would be the front runner, I think she knows that there are other things I would rather do with $12K around the house. I think a Daytona will be some other milestone down the road but I doubt I will have this opportunity for a while with kids in our not too distant future. Something with an adjustable clasp like the Sub could persuade me as we could both wear it and it is both of our 30th's. Hmmmm just thinking out loud.
Best wishes on the upcoming CPA exam and the 30th birthday to boot! It took the missus and I almost a decade before we decided to have kids, but once we got around to it we never looked back... and celebrated milestones with stuff that meant something to both of us, budgets permitting.
For the wife and I, the glidelock clasp feature of the modern Subs/SDs rendered the process of adjusting the bracelet length all of 1/4" really convenient. With that said, she has been "confined" to wearing "her" 116610LV which now has scratches on pretty much every single surface, except the bezel and crystal. Rolex was serious about how that cerachrom and sapphire crystal are rather scratch-resistant!
@no frills I admit I felt envious when you referred to your watches as 'our watches' and 'we sold it' (referring to your wife and yourself)! Wish I could share this passion of mine with my wife also - or maybe not, since I often baby my favorite/more expensive pieces and she doesn't baby anything, regardless of price!
Oh man, my wife is brutal with her watches. I've learned to "work around it" by having her wear ones with leather straps (otherwise the bracelet surfaces would invariably get scratched up) and parts made of tougher material (like cerachrom bezel inserts and sapphire crystals). She literally caught me over lunch turning her wrist over and looking at her Aquanaut... She laughed and knew I was looking at the watch's battle scars!
Frilly, you are our king. Now man up and act like it!
You will wear this for early evening drinks with friends, date night (preferably with your wife), school reunions, unexpected short notice weekend brunch, coffee at the marina, and also posing for TWAT. I suspect it will be the SD and Subs that give up a little space.
Ker-Ching. Feel better?
Consider me "usage-enabled."
That light reflects really well of an all YG surface, @mimo.......
That's a fantastic pic!