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something a little different

Post by domecurb on Thu Feb 09 2017, 17:37

i have tried to do a different Mod from the rest and hope i have achieved that, although it was near impossible to get a decent pic Crying or Very sad

it started as this:

here is the completed Mod
took loads of images but these were the best of a bad bunch







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Re: something a little different

Post by domecurb on Thu Feb 09 2017, 17:42

consists of, new Seiko case, bezel, gasket set, click spring, double bubble dome inner AR coated yellow sapphire crystal, ceramic black and gold bezel insert,gold chapter ring, Yobokies MM dial with gold indices, Yobokies gold handeset, NH35 movement, new crown
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Re: something a little different

Post by SeikoJohn on Thu Feb 09 2017, 18:05

WOW terrific job I am not a lover of the Hour hand but everything else is stunning especially the tint on the Yellow Sapphire . I bet you are well chuffed with it


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Re: something a little different

Post by SeikoJohn on Thu Feb 09 2017, 18:19

Just had a little play in photo editor to see if I could help with your photos





The last one is from an app called Go Art



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Re: something a little different

Post by Iceblue on Thu Feb 09 2017, 18:37

I bet the double bubble dome wasn't cheap look good buddy nice mod once again
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Re: something a little different

Post by domecurb on Thu Feb 09 2017, 18:40

@Iceblue wrote:I bet the double bubble dome wasn't cheap look good buddy nice mod once again

you are right ....it was kind of expensive Shocked
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Re: something a little different

Post by daff62 on Thu Feb 09 2017, 18:41

Fantastic Bruce, what a cracking watch.

The double bubble glass looks great and with the yellow tint really compliments the watch. Like John says I am not so sure about the hour hand though possibly its just a slight distortion from the angle of the pictures through the domed crystal. It certainly looks awesome on your wrist.

You must be thrilled with the results and looking forward to enjoy wearing the watch and quite rightly too. Very Happy

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Re: something a little different

Post by BASHER on Thu Feb 09 2017, 19:11

What's not to like. . . I like the hand set, and the domed crystal adds not only depth but also skews the dial at different angles.
The domed crystal you fitted on my 009 has the same effect to a lesser degree.
Very nice touch with the yellow tint too
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Re: something a little different

Post by domecurb on Fri Feb 10 2017, 12:00

updated photos from "Fence Post Studios" Wink




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Re: something a little different

Post by daff62 on Fri Feb 10 2017, 12:08

Beautiful Bruce and hopefully destined for a good deal of wrist time.
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Re: something a little different

Post by Elwood on Fri Feb 10 2017, 18:17

Great work Bruce, I really like it. I think the fact that it is hard to photograph adds to the appeal.

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