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Using sharpie to color hands in dark blue. Advice?

blurrycloud552two years ago

Re: Using sharpie to color hands in dark blue. Advice?

kich220two years ago

If da hands are steel

stiff muckler215two years ago

Have you tried it >>

Anonymous User223two years ago

Re: Have you tried it >>

blurrycloud185two years ago

Yes, I was suggesting an experiment. You might>>

Anonymous User200two years ago

Seiko 7s26-0030 dial ?

timemachine1,137two years ago

Post a WTB >>> URL

Reto235two years ago

Orient HammerHead FEM7D003B9 Mod Jpeg Attachments Gif Attachments

tanwill1,945two years ago

Cool mod, congrats Thumbs Up (n/t)

Reto251two years ago

Re: Orient HammerHead FEM7D003B9 Mod

tanwill388two years ago

Good to know Thumbs Up (n/t)

Bock165two years ago

That is an "as if original looking" mod Thumbs Up >

Bock180two years ago

Very nice mod!Smile (n/t)

IF193two years ago

Re: Very nice mod!Smile

tanwill196two years ago

Modding Invicta? Jpeg Attachments

gnome666848two years ago

If you can determine what brand movement> URL

Bock254two years ago

SKA383 Bezel Mod Jpeg Attachments

jamesjxxx1,238two years ago

Are you looking to replace>>

Anonymous User326two years ago

Re: Are you looking to replace>>

jamesjxxx269two years ago

Re: Are you looking to replace>>

Anonymous User277two years ago

Re: Are you looking to replace>>

jamesjxxx289two years ago

Re: Are you looking to replace>>

BobbyMike261two years ago

Re: Are you looking to replace>>

jamesjxxx268two years ago

Thanks, I think he's fine with it the way it is Cheers! (n/t)

BobbyMike261two years ago

In which case does the Seiko 8f56 fit into? URL

ki1,362three years ago

Re: In which case does the Seiko 8f56 fit into?

Anonymous User442two years ago

Unfortunately, I do not have >>

Anonymous User212three years ago

Re: Unfortunately, I do not have >>

ki226three years ago

In order to fit it in another case, you need to know >>

Anonymous User246three years ago

Seiko 6139 parts? drawings?

surfcjw1,514two years ago

Re: Seiko 6139 parts? drawings? URL

stiff muckler773two years ago

Thank you!

surfcjw213two years ago

Thank you! (n/t)

Anonymous User236two years ago

There are some PDFs out there...

Anonymous User406two years ago

CITIZEN WATCH REPAIR QUESTION

Anonymous User331two years ago

Citizen has one of the best customer services in the industry. I would not hesitate to >>>

Reto184two years ago

Re: Citizen has one of the best customer services in the industry. I would not hesitate to >>>

Anonymous User184two years ago

STEM REMOVAL

Anonymous User2,007two years ago

Getting the hands will be very difficult. I think you will have to try Luminox. The >>> Jpeg Attachments

Reto567two years ago

Re: Getting the hands will be very difficult. I think you will have to try Luminox. The >>>

Anonymous User345two years ago

Please read my answer further down. Do not disassemble any further. Read the "Please try this" (n/t)

Reto498two years ago

My guess is that the push point is down that little hole with an arrow pointing to it. (n/t) Jpeg Attachments

Anonymous User534two years ago

Re: My guess is that the push point is down that little hole with an arrow pointing to it.

Anonymous User381two years ago

Please try this >>>

Reto538two years ago

Re: Please try this >>>

Anonymous User490two years ago

Congratulations Angelo to a job well done Thumbs Up clapping (n/t)

Reto349two years ago

Re: Congratulations Angelo to a job well done Thumbs Up clapping

Anonymous User251two years ago

Happy for your success! Thumbs up! (n/t)

BobbyMike246two years ago

Re: Happy for your success! Thumbs up!

Anonymous User244two years ago

Re: Please try this >>>

Anonymous User279two years ago

I think you are correct Dave, but I suspect that you have to unscrew >>>

Reto394two years ago

IDK offhand... you might want to try these resources URL

BobbyMike322two years ago

Re: IDK offhand... you might want to try these resources

Anonymous User292two years ago

Sorry I couldn't be more helpful... I haven't worked on any Luminox watches Blushing (n/t)

BobbyMike512two years ago

Back for more torture. Techne Sparrowhawk/Seagull st1901 URL

NeoWatchMonkey1,954two years ago

Re: Back for more torture. Techne Sparrowhawk/Seagull st1901

Anonymous User366two years ago

Re: Back for more torture. Techne Sparrowhawk/Seagull st1901

NeoWatchMonkey366two years ago

It's a happy day, a new watch arrived Project Blue donor watch arrived today from "watchcooking" (n/t) Jpeg Attachments

ausimik442three years ago

Thumbs Up (n/t)

Reto141two years ago

Thumbs up! (n/t)

BobbyMike122three years ago

on the passing of George Daniels

stiff muckler327two years ago

Yes sir. Frowning

Anonymous User206two years ago

Very sad indeed. I have read somewhere that >>>

Reto197two years ago

French Made Watch or Movement When SKX009 shifts as SUB009 (c) Wink Jpeg Attachments

Belokan1,146two years ago

Now that's a great mod using all these different suppliers, congratulations Thumbs Up (n/t)

Reto248two years ago

Thanks mates Wink (n/t)

Belokan194two years ago

Very nice! I should try a silver dial some time. Thumbs Up (n/t)

Anonymous User216two years ago

I like it! Very good work done here!Smile (n/t)

IF161two years ago

Very unique mod! Thumbs up! (n/t)

BobbyMike185two years ago

looking for green gmt hand for eta 2893-2 and green bezel

blurrycloud387three years ago

Not sure about the green GMT hand, you could try to post this in the Watch Parts Xchange forum >>> URL

Reto240two years ago

Homemade Leather Strap for G-Shock Jpeg Attachments

surfcjw2,641three years ago

Very well made, congratulations clapping clapping (n/t)

Reto199two years ago

Re: Homemade Leather Strap for G-Shock

capnhack269two years ago

Bravo!Cheers! (n/t)

IF177three years ago

Wow, great job! Thumbs Up (n/t)

Anonymous User227three years ago

Your skiving job (making the leather thinner) looks great! Thumbs up! (n/t)

BobbyMike286three years ago

Mod a perpetual Seiko Image Attachments

brdaaw605three years ago

And, you have discovered the >>

Anonymous User262three years ago

I think Duarte from NEWW (banner in the footer of each page) does this too, the re-affixing of >>> URL

Reto215two years ago

Latest simple Seiko Mod Jpeg Attachments

gnome6662,281three years ago

Very nice mod Thumbs Up (n/t)

Reto198two years ago

Looks great! Thumbs Up Those hands are a good match for the dial. (n/t)

Anonymous User213three years ago

Very good and different!SmileThumbs up! (n/t)

IF202three years ago

Might be simple, but it's sweet! Thumbs up! Good job! (n/t)

BobbyMike232three years ago

I would like some help finding a pocket watch case for a 6497 movement and 36mm dial

carlopmwf427three years ago

Re: I would like some help finding a pocket watch case for a 6497 movement and 36mm dial

capnhack177two years ago

I wonder if such a thing could be found>>

Anonymous User212three years ago

That's an idea...

carlopmwf215three years ago

A few questions from a first timer - Chinese/Miyota

capnhack716two years ago

Hole cutting? Also, update

capnhack299two years ago

Re: A few questions from a first timer - Chinese/Miyota

stiff muckler234two years ago

Re: A few questions from a first timer - Chinese/Miyota Jpeg Attachments URL

capnhack297two years ago

Welcome to PMWF! I'll try...

Anonymous User280two years ago

Movement strangeness update

capnhack267two years ago

Re: Movement strangeness update

stiff muckler289two years ago

Re: Movement strangeness update

capnhack276two years ago

Re: Movement strangeness update

stiff muckler243two years ago

Re: Movement strangeness update

capnhack247two years ago

Re: Movement strangeness update

stiff muckler291two years ago

Re: Movement strangeness update

capnhack287two years ago

Good thinking. What Mr Stiff is trying to say >>

Anonymous User385two years ago

Re: A few questions from a first timer - Chinese/Miyota

capnhack405two years ago

Having a Miyota 8N24 movement...

kich2,036two years ago

Re: Having a Miyota 8N24 movement...

capnhack972two years ago

My Vostok Bezel MOD! Jpeg Attachments

surfcjw3,548three years ago

Re: My Vostok Bezel MOD!

Anonymous User699two years ago

Hubba hubba hubba! You done good Bubba! Thumbs up! URL

Anonymous User274three years ago

Re: My Vostok Bezel MOD!

tanwill406three years ago

Good combo! Thumbs Up I must say, I like the metal-colored inserts. (n/t)

Anonymous User269three years ago

I must agree with the friends here! Outstanding!Cheers!Thumbs up! (n/t)

IF242three years ago

Winner winner, Chicken Dinner! Thumbs up! I love the ...

JohnnyT237three years ago

Having just done one of these myself, I seconnd JT's enthusiastic thumbs up. Thumbs up!

JFK3531278three years ago

The Latest incarnation of a long-suffering SKX007...

Anonymous User3,730three years ago

certainly looks cool man !! (n/t)

tanwill286three years ago

Uhhhh.....WOW. Thumbs up! (n/t)

Jake B280three years ago

Re: Uh, yes, It seems that I have manufactured a beater. Jpeg Attachments URL

Anonymous User366three years ago

FINALLY! Someone questions me about the "Industrial Accident"... Gif Attachments

Anonymous User403three years ago

Well, glad I asked. Blushing 'tis a Grrrrrrrrrrrrrr8 story! Clapping!

Anonymous User278three years ago

I must say I like this!Thumbs up!Cheers!Thumbs up!Bravo , Dave! (n/t)

IF301three years ago

Thank you! Yannis! smile (n/t)

Anonymous User217three years ago

oooooo. I'm liking that Dave. You have my address right? (n/t)

jinxed306three years ago

Thank you! It was unfair of me to put it on a Desert Sand zulu >>

Anonymous User268three years ago

A weakness for sure! You know....

jinxed199three years ago

Very nice result there Dave!!! Transformed the whole watch!!!!

dano0326three years ago

Thank you, Dano. smile (n/t)

Anonymous User267three years ago

Great stuff Thumbs up!>>> Jpeg Attachments

jacobo290three years ago

I shoulda taken the crown guards off that one while I had the chance. laughing laughing (n/t)

Anonymous User306three years ago

Seiko needs to make that case. Thumbs Up Well done. (n/t)

Jittery Jim271three years ago

Thank you! James. I wonder what the closest match is? (n/t)

Anonymous User234three years ago

Well done, like it a lot! (n/t)

Dre228three years ago

Thanks, Dre! Thumbs Up (n/t)

Anonymous User205three years ago

Re: The Latest incarnation of a long-suffering SKX007...

Anonymous User261three years ago

Thank you! Yes, usually, you have to start at polished, then go down to the finish you want. (n/t)

Anonymous User281three years ago

Great work, Dave -and way to go with the postive-pressure, Jose! Thumbs Up smile (n/t)

Nuvolari240three years ago

Thank you! Michael. Actually it was Jake B who made me do it. And Jose supplied the hands. (n/t)

Anonymous User319three years ago

Awesome mod!Thumbs up! (n/t)

pumpkin2001286three years ago

Thank you! smile (n/t)

Anonymous User178three years ago

Congrats to you and kudos to Jose5 (n/t)

Reto263three years ago

Thanks Reto! Yessir, Jose is a great guy. (n/t)

Anonymous User223three years ago

that thing rocks! (n/t)

Lawrence Talbot289three years ago

Thanks, Ian! smile (n/t)

Anonymous User255three years ago

clapping clapping and congratulations, Dave! (n/t)

John N222three years ago

Thumbs Up Thank you! John! smile (n/t)

Anonymous User241three years ago

Super work! Great line through the crown down the lug.Thumbs up! (n/t)

itschris244three years ago

Thanks, Chris. When it looked right, I quit. laughing (n/t)

Anonymous User251three years ago

Great job, I like the new smoother look. Clapping! (n/t)

Robmks283three years ago

Thank you! Bob. smile (n/t)

Anonymous User272three years ago

My God Man! That is indeed quite perverse Laughing Thumbs up!

Riddim Driven246three years ago

Thanks. Sometimes the perversity pays off. laughing (n/t)

Anonymous User283three years ago

A marvel Dave Thumbs up! It looks fab! (n/t)

BobbyMike290three years ago

Thank you! Michael! smile (n/t)

Anonymous User280three years ago

Re: The Latest incarnation of a long-suffering SKX007...

Duarte258three years ago

Thank you! Duarte. A watch on your site gave some inspiration. (n/t)

Anonymous User243three years ago

Very Nice... Good job on the Dremel tool!!! (n/t)

arutlosjr11251three years ago

Thank you! Ariel. Took a couple of tries before I was happy, but I got there. (n/t)

Anonymous User267three years ago

Cool Clapping! Thumbs up! Envious (n/t)

DJM262three years ago

laughing Thumbs Up Thank you! (n/t)

Anonymous User248three years ago

Personally I think that is an awesome bar of soap! I love that look!

Timemiser261three years ago

I thought about that, but the minute hashes on the dial are >>

Anonymous User221three years ago

Dave, you are an inspiration

Cleans Up224three years ago

Thank you! Brooke. It keeps getting smaller! (n/t)

Anonymous User260three years ago

Nice.

N8N239three years ago

Thank you! I see what you mean. (n/t)

Anonymous User231three years ago

Awesome! True one of a kind! Thumbs up!Thumbs up! (n/t)

Need_Omega316three years ago

Thank you! Alex! smile (n/t)

Anonymous User294three years ago

Pretty cool Dave! Cool Thumbs up! (n/t)

Jimmy50280three years ago

Thanks, Jimmy. smile (n/t)

Anonymous User287three years ago

really dig the end result. great lil beater. wink (n/t)

sharkfin279three years ago

Thank you, Dave. smile (n/t)

Anonymous User311three years ago

Amazing!!! That does it for me like few 007s do. (n/t)

kidcharlemange293three years ago

Thank you! laughing (n/t)

Anonymous User214three years ago

Slowly I've turned, step by step, inch by inch... Jpeg Attachments

JFK3531633three years ago

honestly not sure I see the difference, but that's o.k. cuz it's one fine looking watch!!!!

Cleans Up215three years ago

SmileThumbs up! (n/t)

IF155three years ago

So, do you notice >>

Anonymous User229three years ago

"...not quite as shiny, but definitely not brushed?" Exactly.

JFK3531231three years ago

something fishy about this watch Jpeg Attachments

TheCeladon782three years ago

Re: something fishy about this watch

socrates180three years ago

I like it, too! Amazing! Did you paint it yourself?Cheers! (n/t)

IF219three years ago

I did the artwork then printed it on a Canon printer (n/t)

TheCeladon231three years ago

laughing laughing I like it! Unique! (n/t)

Anonymous User197three years ago

Anyway to make brushed finish to a polished finish Jpeg Attachments

Progress692three years ago

Re: Anyway to make brushed finish to a polished finish Jpeg Attachments

KayGee120three years ago

My first mod, albeit a pretty easy one.... Image Attachments

dano0735three years ago

Re: ..and viola.. URL

Anonymous User180three years ago

That's "monsieur l'homme de grammaire" to you. laughing laughing

Anonymous User176three years ago

SmileThumbs up! (n/t)

IF210three years ago

A Blast From The Past - Watchmaking Tools overview by Duarte Jpeg Attachments URL

Anonymous User882three years ago

My DIY Bead Blast project... Jpeg Attachments

surfcjw1,761three years ago

If you wanted to put a brand new Vostok movement, you could do it for $45 URL

JFK3531374three years ago

Love it! Cheers! (n/t)

VoodooDance239three years ago

Cool DIY. Thumbs Up I do want to take this opportunity>>

Anonymous User271three years ago

Any tips on closing a strubborn snap-on caseback?

mfrmn316three years ago

Any chance you have the>>

Anonymous User221three years ago

I'm quite sure it's the right one...

mfrmn244three years ago

Just had a similiar problem with a elgin quartz.....

dano0197three years ago

Troubleshoot help, random quartz stoppage

DBSBorg284three years ago

Sorry, you have done everything that >>

Anonymous User169three years ago

Re: Sorry, you have done everything that >> Jpeg Attachments

DBSBorg205three years ago

As usual, thank you Dave for volunteering your time

DBSBorg203three years ago

I see those >>

Anonymous User160three years ago

Reluming large hands

NeoWatchMonkey1,171three years ago

Re: Reluming large hands

surfcjw317three years ago

I have some Noctilumina >>

Anonymous User541three years ago

I have had good luck by >>

Anonymous User253three years ago

Re: I have had good luck by >>

NeoWatchMonkey229three years ago

Vostok Amphibia hit by the paint can! Jpeg Attachments

bearyouden1,064three years ago

Mmmm. Red Stripe. Cheers! Cheers! laughing (n/t)

Anonymous User215three years ago

Very nice! Great pics and idea!SmileThumbs up! (n/t)

IF208three years ago

My first "mod" - Sieko SZN55 Jpeg Attachments

gnome666853three years ago

Nice! Cheers! (n/t)

VoodooDance174three years ago

Re: My first "mod" - Sieko SZN55

tsultrimcollins208three years ago

Looks great to me. Thumbs Up That's a popular mod these days. (n/t)

Anonymous User222three years ago

Agreed - I still like seeing them Thumbs up! (n/t)

BobbyMike201three years ago

more waterslide decal attempts Jpeg Attachments

TheCeladon1,157three years ago

Dial Lume Thoughts...

surfcjw316three years ago

Re: Dial Lume Thoughts...

TheCeladon287three years ago

Just curious, what software do you use>>

Anonymous User329three years ago

Re: Just curious, what software do you use>>

TheCeladon347three years ago

That lacquer is so smooth. >>

Anonymous User289three years ago

Modified Seiko Jpeg Attachments

TheCeladon3,729three years ago

Welcome to PMWF! That's good work. Is this your first>>

Anonymous User347three years ago

Re: Welcome to PMWF! That's good work. Is this your first>> Jpeg Attachments

TheCeladon495three years ago

Looks great! What's your next project? >>

Anonymous User316three years ago

Re: Looks great! What's your next project? >>

TheCeladon366three years ago

Thank you! for posting your procedure! Thumbs Up (n/t)

Anonymous User273three years ago

curious mod - iris URL

tsultrimcollins359three years ago

This topic has been moved. The Latest incarnation of a long-suffering SKX007... Jpeg Attachments

Anonymous User224three years ago

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