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Bassguygt

2836 vs 3135 etc

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Bassguygt

After reading this link in the forum,

it seems to me that a A2836/2824 movement would be preferable over an A3135 due to superior reliability and repairability. However, after perusing numerous TD sites, I've noticed that the most expensive/newest reps usually use the 3135.  Can someone explain this apparent contradiction of paying more money to get the inferior 3135 movement?

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Indianajones

2824 were first produced in 1961 while 3135 were introduced in 1988. I think it comes down to research, machinery for production. Its harder to get the machinery to produce proprietary rolex parts when your not Rolex, so you pay a premium. ETA has been produced for far longer, parts and machinery are easier to come by. Consider supply and demand

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2824 were first produced in 1961 while 3135 were introduced in 1988. I think it comes down to research, machinery for production. Its harder to get the machinery to produce proprietary rolex parts when your not Rolex, so you pay a premium. ETA has been produced for far longer, parts and machinery are easier to come by. Consider supply and demand

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Correction: 2824/2836 in the 60s

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Bassguygt

Ah I see makes sense. 

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