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Post by SeikoJohn on Tue Jul 25 2017, 12:58

as the title reads the Seiko Squiggle is no more Sad Sad  brief history on the squiggle I purchased a Seiko 007 with the intention of having it modded

This is the original mod

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Then after a while I changed over the bezel

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typical me I wore it like this for a while until I changed the bezel insert yet again

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Forward a few month and decided to change the appearance once more so I bought a new set of gold hands and Bruce sent me a black and gold bezel insert . Now try as I might I just could not get the minute hand to fit correctly , the hour hand was fine but that minute hand just did not like me , yup you have all guessed what happened next off it went up to Scotland where Bruce fitted the hands for me now in my defence he did say that the minute hand needed squezzing slightly to make it smaller so it would fit properly . I then received a photo and he has put a yellow sapphire on which just finishes off the watch IMO it looks spectacular . Anyway enough of me blabbing on here are the photos of the new Mellow Yellow  Very Happy  Very Happy  ( ps the sapphire is a swine to photo )

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Post by daff62 on Tue Jul 25 2017, 14:53

Very nice John The Squiggle is no more  3377044411

Is this the final transformation or could there be further changes down the line? I must admit I did like the orange squiggle and minute hand and thought it worked really well with the orange bezel insert. Out of interest, as I've never actually seen a watch with a yellow sapphire fitted, does it dull or have any effect on the luminosity?
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Post by SeikoJohn on Tue Jul 25 2017, 15:31

This is it this is definitely the finally mod for this watch I like it so much . As for lume I am not a lover nor hater of lume but especially for you a photo taken the best I can . It actually looks good and does not affect the lume really

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Post by SeikoJohn on Tue Jul 25 2017, 15:37

A quick video to show the watch off better although I do think it requires a different name to mellow yellow



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Post by domecurb on Tue Jul 25 2017, 16:38

looks better like that The Squiggle is no more  3377044411


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Post by daff62 on Tue Jul 25 2017, 17:30

@SeikoJohn wrote:This is it this is definitely the finally mod for this watch I like it so much . As for lume I am not a lover nor hater of lume but especially for you a photo taken the best I can . It actually looks good and does not affect the lume really

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Many thanks for the picture and video John, very impressed. The Squiggle is no more  3377044411

It does look great and I can understand from the video why it would be difficult to photograph. As for it being the last ever mod.............lets just say I will be keeping a lookout in the months ahead. Suspect Very Happy
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Post by domecurb on Tue Jul 25 2017, 17:32

@daff62 wrote:
@SeikoJohn wrote:This is it this is definitely the finally mod for this watch I like it so much . As for lume I am not a lover nor hater of lume but especially for you a photo taken the best I can . It actually looks good and does not affect the lume really

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Many thanks for the picture and video John, very impressed. The Squiggle is no more  3377044411

It does look great and I can understand from the video why it would be difficult to photograph. As for it being the last ever mod.............lets just say I will be keeping a lookout in the months ahead. Suspect Very Happy

Hmmm.......i was thinking that myself Rolling Eyes


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Post by SeikoJohn on Tue Jul 25 2017, 17:59

No I promise you both this is the last mod .... Well for this watch anyway I already have a plan in my head for a mod for another watch .


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Post by domecurb on Tue Jul 25 2017, 18:07

uh huh
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Post by Daz on Tue Jul 25 2017, 19:40

Nice enjoy it.
I did like the orange squiggle mind.
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Post by Iceblue on Tue Jul 25 2017, 20:20

Looking very good buddy it's always good to see something different from the normal mods

enjoy it mate
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Post by SeikoJohn on Tue Aug 01 2017, 11:21

I dug out the light tent today to try and take some better photos but the Yellow Sapphire is like a mirror and so difficult to photograph

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Post by daff62 on Tue Aug 01 2017, 12:14

All nice pictures and I particularly like the first and last one. The Squiggle is no more  3377044411

I hope you have the orange "squiggle" second hand somewhere safe for future mods on other watches. Very Happy
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Post by SeikoJohn on Tue Aug 01 2017, 12:34

@daff62 wrote:All nice pictures and I particularly like the first and last one. The Squiggle is no more  3377044411

I hope you have the orange "squiggle" second hand somewhere safe for future mods on other watches. Very Happy

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Post by daff62 on Tue Aug 01 2017, 15:14

@SeikoJohn wrote:
@daff62 wrote:All nice pictures and I particularly like the first and last one. The Squiggle is no more  3377044411

I hope you have the orange "squiggle" second hand somewhere safe for future mods on other watches. Very Happy

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Great stuff, I'm sure we will be seeing and admiring it again on another watch at some point. Very Happy
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Post by SeikoJohn on Tue Jan 30 2018, 10:57

A little alteration to the Yellow Fellow today . After wearing the watch quite a few times I found it was sometimes difficult to see the gold hands through the yellow sapphire so decided to change the sapphire to a normal crystal

Much easier to see now Very Happy  The photos make it look as though there are some specs of dust in or on the dial but this is not true I cleaned the crystal before inserting it and gave everything a good blow clean .

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Post by domecurb on Tue Jan 30 2018, 11:13

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Post by daff62 on Tue Jan 30 2018, 12:35

Looks great. Very Happy


Still miss the squiggle though. Sad
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Post by SeikoJohn on Tue Jan 30 2018, 19:25

@daff62 wrote:Still miss the squiggle though. Sad

So do I Sad  luckily I still have all the parts to make the watch again Very Happy


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Post by Robti on Tue Jan 30 2018, 19:41

Really nice, I would love to see this with a pale yellow/gold bezel and hands with the yellow sapphire, did I say really like this

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