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Marinemaster tuna mod

Post by Iceblue on Thu Feb 01 2018, 18:47

So I have purchased a Seiko 6309 with tuna looks stainless steel shroud and double domb sapphire  crystal , 6309-7290 case with drilled lugs  and  6309-7040 movement

Question is does any one have any ideas for a replacement marinemaster style dial , were can I get one from ?

Ps havnt been around much but I will amend my ways for give me for I have sinned affraid
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Re: Marinemaster tuna mod

Post by SeikoJohn on Thu Feb 01 2018, 19:02

I think you may find it hard to find a replacement dial to fit the 6309 most dial mods now are for 7s26 movements or 7002's .

'you could try the seller/modder from the Philippines loyswatches but I only think he sells complete watches rather than parts but may be worth an email to him .

Another one I have read about in the past is Rob at monsterwatches



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Re: Marinemaster tuna mod

Post by SeikoJohn on Thu Feb 01 2018, 19:05

Just a thought and I am hoping Domecurb may have a better idea than me but you might be able to fit the Dagaz MM dial using dial dots ? I am not sure if everything will align up properly though .



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Re: Marinemaster tuna mod

Post by Iceblue on Thu Feb 01 2018, 19:38

Cheers buddy one of the thinks is it has a day - date wheel so normally they are easer to source mods as far as I know
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Re: Marinemaster tuna mod

Post by Iceblue on Thu Feb 01 2018, 19:47

And a quick bad pic to show it


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Re: Marinemaster tuna mod

Post by domecurb on Thu Feb 01 2018, 20:38

i would say is if its got the original movement then you will struggle to get a dial that fits unless you do as @seikojohn suggests and use dial dots [ yuk ] another option would be a complete movement and dial swap that may work IE 7s26 or nh36
i can see why you want to swap the dial though......it doesnt look right with that shroud

i would put one of these in it



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Re: Marinemaster tuna mod

Post by Iceblue on Thu Feb 01 2018, 21:26

Interested to know what dial you would go for Domecurb
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Re: Marinemaster tuna mod

Post by domecurb on Thu Feb 01 2018, 21:45

@Iceblue wrote:Interested to know what dial you would go for Domecurb

the black one, because the other, despite the photograph, is green and unless you are Kermit the Frog you shouldnt wear green Evil or Very Mad plus i think the black one is more true to the original MM


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Re: Marinemaster tuna mod

Post by SeikoJohn on Thu Feb 01 2018, 22:15

Thought I would add a black and white.photo just to entice you more Very Happy



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Re: Marinemaster tuna mod

Post by domecurb on Thu Feb 01 2018, 22:27

@SeikoJohn wrote:Thought I would add a black and white.photo just to entice you more Very Happy


yea but that could be green and you are Kermit the Frog Rolling Eyes well are you ? Kermy Kermy Kermy Razz


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Re: Marinemaster tuna mod

Post by Iceblue on Fri Feb 02 2018, 06:37

@domecurb wrote:
@Iceblue wrote:Interested to know what dial you would go for Domecurb

the black one, because the other, despite the photograph, is green and unless you are Kermit the Frog you shouldnt wear green Evil or Very Mad  plus i think the black one is more true to the original MM

Would that work with the day date window as these only have the date window
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Re: Marinemaster tuna mod

Post by domecurb on Fri Feb 02 2018, 10:39

@Iceblue wrote:
@domecurb wrote:
@Iceblue wrote:Interested to know what dial you would go for Domecurb

the black one, because the other, despite the photograph, is green and unless you are Kermit the Frog you shouldnt wear green Evil or Very Mad  plus i think the black one is more true to the original MM

Would that work with the day date window as these only have the date window

yes you just wouldnt see it, but if you swapped the movement for an NH35 it wouldn't be an issue and you wouldn't need dial dots


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Re: Marinemaster tuna mod

Post by SeikoJohn on Fri Feb 02 2018, 10:44

Would the NH35 movement fit in the case without any problems ?


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Re: Marinemaster tuna mod

Post by domecurb on Fri Feb 02 2018, 10:45

@SeikoJohn wrote:Would the NH35 movement fit in the case without any problems ?

it should, but a few measurements would go amiss


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