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Stock Seiko 7002 to modded doxa homage

on Sat Apr 15 2017, 13:24
So I sold a Seiko 7002 to John and shortly after I wanted to do a Seiko homage to a watch I was unsure what mod I wanted to do and started browsing the usual modding web sites

First of all I needed to source another 7002 and I did manage to source one and after a few weeks of looking and asking members opinions I made my decision , this is what the Seiko looked like before the mod a genuine Seiko stock 7002



After a few email I decided on a doxa homage to the great watch and something you don't really see that offer modded so when the postman arrived with the parts the fun began

Bezel replaced with a coin edge bezel
Bezel insert replaced with a doxa type insert
Hands replaced with doxa style hands
And dial replaced with doxa type dial

I may change the chapter ring at some point unsure yet , puts far this is the finished result and I mast admit I have over the moon with the transformation

Say hello to my Seiko doxa homage

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Re: Stock Seiko 7002 to modded doxa homage

on Sat Apr 15 2017, 13:35
That looks really good you must be extremely happy with the finished result . As for the chapter ring I quite like it as it gives an illusion of depth to the dial.

Well done great job you just need some sun now to wear it

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Re: Stock Seiko 7002 to modded doxa homage

on Sat Apr 15 2017, 13:38
@SeikoJohn wrote:That looks really good you must be extremely happy with the finished result . As for the chapter ring I quite like it as it gives an illusion of depth to the dial.

Well done great job you just need some sun now to wear it    

I am over the moon with the result first proper mod with no major hick up yet

Dare I say it .................... It's screaming for a orange strap lol
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Re: Stock Seiko 7002 to modded doxa homage

on Sat Apr 15 2017, 13:44
Yeah it does .... an orange perlon maybe ?? Or even an orange rubber ... this one is rather different

[url=https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/321978432066 ]https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/321978432066 [/url]


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Re: Stock Seiko 7002 to modded doxa homage

on Sat Apr 15 2017, 13:55
@Iceblue wrote:So I sold a Seiko 7002 to John and shortly after I wanted to do a Seiko homage to a watch I was unsure what mod I wanted to do and started browsing the usual modding web sites

First of all I needed to source another 7002 and I did manage to source one and after a few weeks of looking and asking members opinions I made my decision , this is what the Seiko looked like before the mod a genuine Seiko stock 7002



After a few email I decided on a doxa homage to the great watch and something you don't really see that offer modded so when the postman arrived with the parts the fun began

Bezel replaced with a coin edge bezel
Bezel insert replaced with a doxa type insert
Hands replaced with doxa style hands
And dial replaced with doxa type dial

I may change the chapter ring at some point unsure yet , puts far  this is the finished result and I mast admit I have over the moon with the transformation

Say hello to my Seiko doxa homage


Damn Andy Shocked not really into orange watches, but that is a belter.......i wouldnt change a thing, it all works as it is...well done buddy
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Re: Stock Seiko 7002 to modded doxa homage

on Sat Apr 15 2017, 14:04
Thanks mate I am over the moon with it , as you no with some parts it wasn't the cheapest of mods but I have really enjoyed doing it and feel it's something different as like your mods
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Re: Stock Seiko 7002 to modded doxa homage

on Sat Apr 15 2017, 14:10
For once the crystal seems to sit perfect against the coin edge bezel and insert
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Re: Stock Seiko 7002 to modded doxa homage

on Sat Apr 15 2017, 14:11
@Iceblue wrote:For once the crystal seems to sit perfect against the coin edge bezel and insert

yes thats always something thats hard to achieve, but important IMO
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Re: Stock Seiko 7002 to modded doxa homage

on Sat Apr 15 2017, 14:19
And a wrist shot while the sun is out

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Re: Stock Seiko 7002 to modded doxa homage

on Sat Apr 15 2017, 14:20
And a comparison to the original doxa

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Re: Stock Seiko 7002 to modded doxa homage

on Sat Apr 15 2017, 23:21
Have you decided on a strap yet ??

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Re: Stock Seiko 7002 to modded doxa homage

on Sat Apr 15 2017, 23:45
I think I may go for a orange rally leather
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Re: Stock Seiko 7002 to modded doxa homage

on Tue Apr 18 2017, 21:28
Placed it on a stainless steel Seiko bracket to see how it goes and it seems to suit it imo

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Re: Stock Seiko 7002 to modded doxa homage

on Tue Apr 18 2017, 21:58
@Iceblue wrote:Placed it on a stainless steel Seiko bracket to see how it goes and it seems to suit it imo


now that really looks the part even the black chapter ring ties in with the hands, i must say its one of the best Seiko mods i have seen
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Re: Stock Seiko 7002 to modded doxa homage

on Tue Apr 18 2017, 22:05
Thanks buddy I am rather smitten with my efforts its getting pleanty of wrist time at the moment
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Re: Stock Seiko 7002 to modded doxa homage

on Tue Apr 18 2017, 22:14
But to be fair Domecurb this isn't a patch on some of your mods buddy
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Re: Stock Seiko 7002 to modded doxa homage

on Tue Apr 18 2017, 22:18
@Iceblue wrote:But to be fair Domecurb this isn't a patch on some of your mods buddy

i disagree, its is just different tastes.......no more Wink
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Re: Stock Seiko 7002 to modded doxa homage

on Tue Apr 18 2017, 23:57
@Iceblue wrote:Thanks buddy I am rather smitten with my efforts its getting pleanty of wrist time at the moment

It looks like a really good mod. I don't normally go for orange though I prefer this to a planet ocean. It looks perfect on the steel bracelet in my opinion, I'd be keeping it on a bracelet personally.
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Re: Stock Seiko 7002 to modded doxa homage

on Wed Apr 19 2017, 09:39
@Iceblue wrote:But to be fair Domecurb this isn't a patch on some of your mods buddy

You under value your Work Andy you have really done a terrific job with the 7002 such a transformation . Yup looks great on the bracelet bit Would still be good to see how it looks on an orange strap.
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Re: Stock Seiko 7002 to modded doxa homage

on Wed Apr 19 2017, 09:54
Yep I am going to have to get a orange just for the
Hell of it lol

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Re: Stock Seiko 7002 to modded doxa homage

on Wed Apr 19 2017, 10:04
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