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Post by domecurb on Wed Sep 21 2016, 20:16

some parts already ordered, swiss red sapphire with inner AR coating, a logo free caseback to take my own logo, an "Arctic" Dagaz dial to try, but may go with another  and hands yet to be decided and already fitted with an NH36 movement and upgraded crown.....oh and its now on a seiko bracelet.................watch this space Wink

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Post by domecurb on Fri Sep 23 2016, 15:00

well these arrived today so just waiting for the dial from Dagaz
beautiful

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Post by SeikoJohn on Fri Sep 23 2016, 15:10

The Crystal looks amazing I really like the colour tint it has Very Happy
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Post by domecurb on Sat Sep 24 2016, 15:44

all parts are now together, just need to choose the dial and handset although i think i already have Wink

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Post by SeikoJohn on Sat Sep 24 2016, 15:48

Top right dial and hands , the red on the logo matches the bezel insert Smile


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Post by domecurb on Sat Sep 24 2016, 15:51

yes agreed and the second hand will get a red tip too and it will be known as "red Sonia's sister" "Red Subbo" Very Happy
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Post by domecurb on Sat Sep 24 2016, 22:52

a couple of quick images, i will do some proper ones shortly

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really blurred but shows the red sapphire beautifully
and this shows the superb lume and the matched dial and hands
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Post by domecurb on Sun Sep 25 2016, 15:13

some more photo's that show the stunning red sapphire.....
i like this watch, i never liked the Seiko 009 red and blue bezel insert but this works for me

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not a cheap mod, but well worth it IMO Very Happy
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Post by SeikoJohn on Sun Sep 25 2016, 20:43

You have done a great job with this watch the Crystal , dial and hands totally change the appearance of the watch. That swiss red sapphire is Stunning Cool


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Post by domecurb on Sun Sep 25 2016, 20:45

@SeikoJohn wrote:You have done a great job with this watch the Crystal , dial and hands totally change the appearance of the watch. That swiss red sapphire is Stunning Cool

its better in real life, didnt think i would like it as i was disappointed at not getting a Yokobies mm300 dial, but it turned out good
the next move is to get my brand on the caseback Wink
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Post by SeikoJohn on Sun Sep 25 2016, 20:57

@domecurb wrote:
the next move is to get my brand on the caseback Wink

I am sure that will come together nicely with a little trial and error Very Happy


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Post by Stan on Mon Sep 26 2016, 00:17

Can the forum software auto resize the pictures? I can't see all of them even at 1080p?
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Post by domecurb on Mon Sep 26 2016, 00:21

@stan wrote:Can the forum software auto resize the pictures? I can't see all of them even at 1080p?

not that i am aware of but will look into it, there is an option to resize when attaching though so maybe that needs looked at
i have set the following at 800x600

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Post by SeikoJohn on Mon Sep 26 2016, 11:33

800x600 looks better when viewing the forum from my iphone


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Post by domecurb on Mon Sep 26 2016, 11:41

@SeikoJohn wrote:800x600 looks better when viewing the forum from my iphone

seems to be an ideal size, works well on my PC and laptop Smile
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Post by Stan on Mon Sep 26 2016, 14:45

That's much better, Bruce. cheers
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Post by SeikoJohn on Mon Sep 26 2016, 18:45

I changed my default upload size in photobucket to 800x600 and now when I insert an image it imports at that size by default brand new Seiko SKX009 ready to mod 3377044411


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all well and good but it may screw up the aspect ratio of a photo thats a different shape IE if it square
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