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Seiko 7002

Post by SeikoJohn on Wed Apr 26 2017, 14:42

i bought this Seiko 7002-7001 as a non runner from another forum but will go into a bit more detail on this a little later first the history of the 7002

The Seiko 7002-7001 "SDS001" is a 41mm men's automatic watch with a stainless steel case and a black analog dial protected by hardlex crystal. It uses a 7002 caliber self-winding mechanical movement (17 Jewels)  that cannot be manually wound or hacked (the second hand does not stop when the crown is pulled out). It ticks 6 times per second which gives the second hand a smoother movement than quartz watches which tick once per second.

The case of the 7002-7001 measures approximately 41mm wide (not including the crown) by 13mm thick and is water resistant to 150 meters.  The crown screws down to help prevent it from being accidentally pulled out while under water. The stainless steel bezel shows minute numbering and can be rotated. The gap between the lugs is 22mm.

When the 7002 divers replaced the 6309s, they inherited the small case design from the 6309-7290. The 7002s all have rectangular markers.

As mentioned I bought this as a non runner after a "little" water damage





I have been on the Seiko date calculator and dated this watch to June 1993  Very Happy

After a few pm's to and fro between myself and Domecurb the watch jigsaw was sent to him as he said he could restore it ( I thought he was a nutter and that the movement was dead but I was to be proven very very wrong )

As I had already bought a 7002 from our very own Iceblue I decided my new 7002 needed a little modding so bought a blue dial and chapter ring with hands from Ebay



Imagine my suprise when last week I saw this photo on Fence Post Studio thread with a comment ""someone may recognise it""



Skip to yesterday and mr postman arrived with a few surprises for me including the 7002 . What more is there to say except thankyou to Domecurb for all his help and the addition of the shroud ( my very first watch with a shroud on it  Very Happy )

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Re: Seiko 7002

Post by domecurb on Wed Apr 26 2017, 15:02

Nutter eh? Mad [ you may be right Laughing ]

good little write up
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Re: Seiko 7002

Post by SeikoJohn on Wed Apr 26 2017, 15:05

@domecurb wrote:Nutter eh? Mad  [ you may be right Laughing ]

good little write up

I only put that in to see if you would read the write up lol! lol!
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Re: Seiko 7002

Post by daff62 on Wed Apr 26 2017, 21:21

Very interesting write up.

I would also have written the movement off with the water damage. I wonder whether the parts affected can be cleaned or if it's easier just to replace them depending on the parts availability and cost.

It must have been quite a surprise to see a picture of the finished watch sitting on a fence. Shocked Well done to Domecurb for his restoration skills.

You must be chuffed as the dial, chapter ring and hands work well together. I must admit the "shroud" is a new one on me but I should know by now not to be surprised by anything when it comes to "modding".

Hope you get a lot of pleasure and enjoyment wearing your "new" watch.

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Re: Seiko 7002

Post by SeikoJohn on Wed Apr 26 2017, 21:31

Oh I am loving it it will be on the wrist for quite some time to come . It was certainly a shock though seeing it last week thinking is that my watch ?


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Re: Seiko 7002

Post by Iceblue on Wed Apr 26 2017, 21:37

Inspired buddy very inspired I am loving the shroud and mod very much , so much I have just bagged another 7002 and I am now looking at shrouds with looking at what mod to do

Keep up the good work the fence post studio is looking great
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Re: Seiko 7002

Post by domecurb on Wed Apr 26 2017, 21:40

@Iceblue wrote:Inspired buddy very inspired I am loving the shroud and mod very much , so much I have just bagged another 7002 and I am now looking at shrouds with looking at what mod to do

Keep up the good work the fence post studio is looking great

7002 addict....... Razz
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Re: Seiko 7002

Post by Iceblue on Wed Apr 26 2017, 21:44

@domecurb wrote:
@Iceblue wrote:Inspired buddy very inspired I am loving the shroud and mod very much , so much I have just bagged another 7002 and I am now looking at shrouds with looking at what mod to do

Keep up the good work the fence post studio is looking great

7002 addict....... Razz

Yep after the tango doxa mod I am feeling inspired something very special if I can do it I would need to find all the parts and if so it would be a cracker
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Re: Seiko 7002

Post by SeikoJohn on Wed Apr 26 2017, 21:50

@Iceblue wrote:

Yep after the tango doxa mod I am feeling inspired something very special if I can do it I would need to find all the parts and if so it would be a cracker

Oh you got the modding bug lol!
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Re: Seiko 7002

Post by Iceblue on Wed Apr 26 2017, 21:59

@SeikoJohn wrote:
@Iceblue wrote:

Yep after the tango doxa mod I am feeling inspired something very special if I can do it I would need to find all the parts and if so it would be a cracker

Oh you got the modding bug lol!

Yep an I am blaming no one apart from you two and as a moderator you are band lol

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Re: Seiko 7002

Post by Iceblue on Wed Apr 26 2017, 22:04

But on a serious note that blue dial with the black shroud is lovely
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Re: Seiko 7002

Post by SeikoJohn on Wed Apr 26 2017, 22:38


@Iceblue wrote:But on a serious note that blue dial with the black shroud is lovely

Yeah it is kinda cool I really like it .


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Re: Seiko 7002

Post by SeikoJohn on Thu Apr 27 2017, 11:56

quick change over to a rubber strap



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Re: Seiko 7002

Post by daff62 on Thu Apr 27 2017, 12:12

@SeikoJohn wrote:quick change over to a rubber strap


Works well with the shroud which I assume can be removed if you wanted in the future. Very Happy
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Re: Seiko 7002

Post by SeikoJohn on Thu Apr 27 2017, 12:15

@daff62 wrote:Works well with the shroud which I assume can be removed if you wanted in the future. Very Happy

From what I have been told yes it can be removed but is a bit of a bugger to fit

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