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Sapphire dome on 007

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ErikP  
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April 24, 2011 09:26PM
I posted some pics of my recent mod earlier - here Mod of 007

However, while I liked those pictures, they don't really show how the crystal looks in real life. Generally, when taking pictures of watches I try to avoid reflections on the crystal. In this case, it really is necessary to try to capture those reflections to give an idea of the difference between a stock crystal and the domed sapphire.

The attached pictures do a little better in showing that aspect of the crystal. It still doesn't capture perfectly the way the crystal looks, but it is closer. I have read many posts indicating that you can't really photograph how these domes look in real life. I may try again later.

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Close up of above

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Here are the pics I posted earlier as well........

BEFORE

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AFTER

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SubjectAuthorViewsPosted

Sapphire dome on 007 Image Attachments URL

ErikP2007April 24, 2011 09:26PM

Re: Sapphire dome on 007

Astro222October 07, 2011 11:10PM

Will be moved to Custom Watch Showcase later Thumbs Up (n/t)

Reto148April 25, 2011 02:48PM

It IS wicked hard to accurately capture a domed crystal with the camera. Frowning

Anonymous User157April 25, 2011 12:36PM

Very good post, one of the nicest 007 arround ! Thumbs up!Smile (n/t)

IF161April 25, 2011 08:43AM

Thanks IF!Cheers! (n/t)

ErikP145April 25, 2011 12:00PM

Great work Erik Thumbs Up (n/t)

Reto124April 25, 2011 06:07AM

Thanks. Now I am in trouble though.

ErikP141April 25, 2011 12:01PM

Very nice! Do you have to have the "triple grab" bezel...

Shoboshi211April 25, 2011 05:23AM

I believe the key is the sloped bezel insert..........

ErikP325April 25, 2011 11:59AM

Great, Thanks. (n/t)

Shoboshi201April 26, 2011 04:58AM

You did a great job with that watch. Cheers! (n/t)

pumpkin2001134April 25, 2011 05:09AM

Thank you! (n/t)

ErikP149April 25, 2011 12:01PM

Nice work (both on the photography, as well as the crystal)! Thumbs up!Thumbs up! (n/t)

JFK3531148April 25, 2011 03:19AM

Thanks! (n/t)

ErikP140April 25, 2011 12:03PM

I didn't notice the bracelt the first time. Holy crap that's cool. (n/t)

Dave P157April 25, 2011 02:52AM

Wink (n/t)

ErikP156April 25, 2011 12:02PM

Looks realy good. Thumbs up! (n/t)

DanB138April 25, 2011 01:41AM

great work.. the crystal looks better than OEM Thumbs Up (n/t)

anjizkit161April 25, 2011 01:31AM

Thanks! Good thing 'cause it cost a lot more too!Rolling on the floor laughing my a.. off (n/t)

ErikP150April 25, 2011 12:04PM

That might be the best looking 007 mod I've ever seen Thumbs Up Thumbs Up (n/t)

Chance159April 25, 2011 01:09AM

Wow, thanks! It is fairly basic....

ErikP158April 25, 2011 02:13AM

both the photos and watch look great, well done sir (n/t)

Cleans Up142April 25, 2011 12:45AM

Thanks The Dude abides! (n/t)

ErikP127April 25, 2011 12:04PM

Wow, some astounding photos there. Love it! (n/t)

CasioGeorge71142April 25, 2011 12:23AM

Thank you George - nice to see you back!Cheers! (n/t)

ErikP164April 25, 2011 02:15AM

That really looks good smile (n/t)

Ed Brandwein132April 24, 2011 11:41PM

Cool! (n/t)

DJM129April 24, 2011 11:13PM

Is that bezel insert tapered or flat?

Bill J.225April 24, 2011 11:13PM

Yes, it slopes up to meet the edge of the crystal.... Image Attachments

ErikP147April 24, 2011 11:28PM

Thumbs up! that takes it one notch of elegance above its original tool-watchness (n/t)

Bill J.140April 25, 2011 12:18AM

excellent Modificatioan, makes a great Watch a outstanding unique piece Thumbs Up (n/t)

UVox135April 24, 2011 10:53PM

Looks awesome! Thumbs up!Thumbs up! (n/t)

Need_Omega140April 24, 2011 10:51PM

Great shots! (n/t)

Anonymous User134April 24, 2011 10:49PM

Wow! Lookin Good!!! Great Mod Eric!! (n/t)

dano0137April 24, 2011 10:11PM

Clapping! (n/t)

ncmoto135April 24, 2011 10:13PM

Wow, that's a very nice mod! Gif Attachments

Wycombe228April 24, 2011 10:07PM

Thanks for al the kind words.Cheers! (n/t)

ErikP140April 24, 2011 11:29PM



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