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My first Mod is complete! Before and after followIt's a happy day, a new watch arrived

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ErikP  
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April 22, 2011 04:05PM
I posted this in the Mod forum thread where I discussed doing this before.

I am also posting here because I think many do not visit the mod forum.

Thanks for looking!

Thanks Dave for the advice on this, and to Dre for inspiration that I could do it too!

BEFORE

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AFTER

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This is a Superdome Sapphire Kit form 10watches and their triple bezel in brushed, black chapter ring.

I am thrilled with the transformation. This was really an old beater, now it looks like a brand new and unique watch!


collect



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 04/24/2011 09:28PM by ErikP.
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My first Mod is complete! Before and after followIt's a happy day, a new watch arrived Image Attachments

ErikP2693April 22, 2011 04:05PM

Re: My first Mod is complete! Before and after followIt's a happy day, a new watch arrived

twofake177April 29, 2012 03:16AM

Re: My first Mod is complete! Before and after followIt's a happy day, a new watch arrived

Snpr9696265April 28, 2011 11:02PM

Nice bezel insert. The crystal looks pricey! Smile (n/t)

Adam in NYC225April 23, 2011 02:55AM

Thanks. Yeah that is a bit embarrasing. The mods cost about what I paid for the watch initiallyBlushing (n/t)

ErikP211April 23, 2011 02:57AM

That is one terrific transformation Erik! (n/t)

RussMurray169April 23, 2011 02:54AM

Thanks! (n/t)

ErikP181April 23, 2011 02:56AM

Very nice restoration Eric!!! Like the looks!!! (n/t)

dano0180April 23, 2011 02:34AM

Thanks Dan0 (n/t)

ErikP172April 23, 2011 02:59AM

Wow! Eek! Well done, Erik! Clapping! Bet you can't stop looking at it now! laughing It's sharp! (n/t)

Nuvolari193April 23, 2011 02:19AM

Thank you! You are right too. I love the way the domed crystal and AR casts a blue glow in the ....

ErikP156April 23, 2011 02:29AM

Wow, Great work! Looks super & congrats on the DIY aspect Thumbs up! (n/t)

Riddim Driven208April 23, 2011 01:08AM

Thanks, Yes that always makes things better for me when it is DIY (n/t)

ErikP153April 23, 2011 03:01AM

Wow! First time mod? Thats a heck of a job there! Congrats Eric! (n/t)

Timemiser169April 22, 2011 11:34PM

Thank you Mr. MiserCheers! (n/t)

ErikP189April 23, 2011 03:02AM

Super Thumbs Up (n/t)

JP131April 22, 2011 10:52PM

Very good work, here ! Cheers! (n/t)

IF137April 22, 2011 08:58PM

Thank you IF! It really feels like something new now! (n/t)

ErikP172April 22, 2011 09:12PM

Thumbs up! Thumbs up! That's great! I'm leaning towards that bracelet for my 009! (n/t)

OldHippie175April 22, 2011 07:33PM

Great job smile (n/t)

Ed Brandwein156April 22, 2011 07:21PM

Looks great, nice shots! Clapping! (n/t)

MCV160April 22, 2011 07:10PM

Incredible! (n/t)

gfbiii51149April 22, 2011 06:56PM

Bravo! Thumbs Up clapping (n/t)

John N161April 22, 2011 06:41PM

Nice work Erik!Clapping! (n/t)

jeremd676162April 22, 2011 06:31PM

Great job Erik...looks awsome. (n/t)

Dave P153April 22, 2011 06:04PM

PS, thanks to Jake Bourdeau for sourcing the parts...

ErikP355April 22, 2011 05:57PM

Wow! WIS Honeymoon You've certainly set the bar high, with THAT being your very first! Gif Attachments

Anonymous User196April 22, 2011 05:18PM

Thanks Ricky - you are responsible for the black chapter ring URL

ErikP162April 22, 2011 05:22PM

BTW, It is no longer a chapter ring. You removed the chapter. smile >>

Anonymous User148April 22, 2011 05:43PM

I actually remember you pointing that out before, but I couldn't remember the correct term!Cheers! (n/t)

ErikP179April 22, 2011 05:51PM

Ah, shucks.. Blushing Keaton should get the credit, rightfully. But..

Anonymous User190April 22, 2011 05:34PM

Well, I certainly would never have seen that or thought to

ErikP182April 22, 2011 06:38PM

Awesome!

Dre147April 22, 2011 05:09PM

Here you go! Image Attachments

ErikP203April 22, 2011 05:50PM

Cool, thanks!

Dre160April 22, 2011 06:08PM

Another thought....

ErikP123April 22, 2011 10:13PM

It is a bit more exposed but

ErikP196April 22, 2011 06:32PM

Looks awesome, love the crystal! Thumbs up!Thumbs up! (n/t)

Need_Omega150April 22, 2011 05:09PM

Excellent...especially the bezel Thumbs Up (n/t)

Chance163April 22, 2011 04:59PM

noice! (n/t)

greg honeycutt150April 22, 2011 04:53PM

Wow!!!Thumbs up!Clapping! (n/t)

mtgc153April 22, 2011 04:22PM

Thank you sir! (n/t)

ErikP149April 22, 2011 04:50PM

Great job! That is a hunk of glass, isn't it? >>

Anonymous User192April 22, 2011 04:20PM

Re: That is a hunk of glass, isn't it? >>

ErikP162April 22, 2011 04:29PM

Next time, place the crystal in the counterbore, >>

Anonymous User174April 22, 2011 05:11PM

Re: ..without the gasket, and you can see what to expect. Then install it in the gasket.

Anonymous User145April 22, 2011 05:25PM

Thanks! Friday! I forgot. I am terrible with days of the week

ErikP166April 22, 2011 04:24PM

Fantastic job Eric clapping Note: I will move this post to Custom Watch Showcase later (n/t)

Reto176April 22, 2011 04:07PM

Thank you! Reto! (n/t)

ErikP151April 22, 2011 04:14PM



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