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A bit of red to brighten up the day

on Thu Sep 14 2017, 17:55
I have been searching the internet for dials and I came across this little red beauty . The design is similar to what is on my Invicta



But just look at the colour of this ...... RED Shocked Shocked



I quite like red dials especially Domecurb's Orient but not certain if I like this or not ... Maybe the red is just a little too flat and not exciting enough

It could however look ok if it was used with white hands which would stand out and also match the numbers and markers and possibly a white ceramic bezel insert , or even black hands and a black insert .

Any suggestions ? oh and I am not buying it as I do not have a donor watch to put it in Very Happy

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Re: A bit of red to brighten up the day

on Thu Sep 14 2017, 21:11
that looks a similar shade to my orient, remember it would tone down a bit when its in a case .........looks good

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Re: A bit of red to brighten up the day

on Thu Sep 14 2017, 21:37
Luckily as I said I do not have a case to put it in also they are sold out as I probably would have bought one for the hell of it .

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Re: A bit of red to brighten up the day

on Fri Sep 15 2017, 06:24
Red dials can really make a watch pop like that Orient SD

Not sure I even have a red dial may have to check my boxes Very Happy
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Re: A bit of red to brighten up the day

on Fri Sep 15 2017, 19:06
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looksie what I found Very Happy  now this i am very tempted to buy



I think it looks good in the watch


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Re: A bit of red to brighten up the day

on Fri Sep 15 2017, 19:14
SeikoJohn wrote:looksie what I found Very Happy  now this i am very tempted to buy



I think it looks good in the watch


that does look really good, if you had asked my opinion before i bought my orient i would have said it looks like poop lol!

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Re: A bit of red to brighten up the day

on Fri Sep 15 2017, 19:21
domecurb wrote:that does look really good, if you had asked my opinion before i bought my orient i would have said it looks like poop lol!

I keep looking at dials that I do not have watches to put them into lol! lol!

Guess I best be keeping my eye open for a cheap 7002

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Re: A bit of red to brighten up the day

on Fri Sep 15 2017, 19:25
Not poop
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Re: A bit of red to brighten up the day

on Fri Sep 15 2017, 19:25
SeikoJohn wrote:
domecurb wrote:that does look really good, if you had asked my opinion before i bought my orient i would have said it looks like poop lol!

I keep looking at dials that I do not have watches to put them into lol! lol!

Guess I best be keeping my eye open for a cheap 7002

you could make a very pretty necklace

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Re: A bit of red to brighten up the day

on Fri Sep 15 2017, 20:16
Is there any such thing as a cheap 7002 or 6309 or SKX for that matter as I don't seem to find them.

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Re: A bit of red to brighten up the day

on Fri Sep 15 2017, 20:18
Daz wrote:Is there any such thing as a cheap 7002 or 6309 or SKX for that matter as I don't seem to find them.


not these days, the cheapest skx009 is a self build, buy all the parts and it is cheaper than buying a built one but you wont get any others cheap

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Re: A bit of red to brighten up the day

on Fri Sep 15 2017, 20:20
Daz wrote:Is there any such thing as a cheap 7002 or 6309 or SKX for that matter as I don't seem to find them.


True , maybe cheap was the wrong word to use . Although I have been extrememly lucky with the two 7002's that I own one cost me £10 as a non runner water damaged and the other I got for a good price from Iceblue

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