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Seiko Sumo Marine Master Broad Arrow (Image Shack pics)

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June 03, 2011 05:56PM
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About a year ago I was able to get my hands on a new Seiko Sumo case. I always wanted a Sumo but never really had enough cash to afford one. When I got this I was off to a great project, I told myself. I then got an original Seiko 6r15 movement and since I could not get the original Seiko Sumo dial and hands, I resorted to the next best thing, the Seiko Marine Master dial and hands. This did not cost any less really but since I bought the parts staggered in a period of a couple of months, I was able to finance them.

I was happy for a bit but then I got bored... I wanted a change. I tried some more classic hands, the ones from the Seiko Alpinist earlier version. I liked them but the lume was a little weaker then the monster lume of the dial markers. This was visible after exposing the watch to the sun for a few minutes, and I became annoyed. But in my search I could not find any other Seiko or aftermarket hands that I liked, that would fit and that were as bright as the hour markers of the dial. Until I decided to do something that probably noone else had done. I got a set of original Omega Planet Ocean hands. I had this in mind for a while since I kind of like the Planet Ocean, but of course it's priced light years over my meager budget.

Anyway, after almost one month of wait, I got these in and promptly popped them on. Nice... and the lume is essentially the same, a little brighter at the beginning and fading a little quicker after a bit, but the difference is very minute and hardly visible, I was happy. A new custom was born, the Seiko Sumo Marine Master Broad Arrow...

And here are some pics, sorry for my amateurish attempt, the dust specs etc. but I hope you enjoy.




























Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 06/09/2011 04:11PM by Reto.
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carlopmwf4667June 03, 2011 05:56PM

I like it a lot Carlo, nice job! Thumbs up! (n/t)

BobbyMike305August 05, 2011 02:10PM

Re: Seiko Sumo Marine Master Broad Arrow (Image Shack pics) URL

Anonymous User231August 05, 2011 06:14AM

looks awesome!

Cleans Up157June 12, 2011 12:49AM

Thumbs Up that's a great mod! (n/t)

Anonymous User172June 05, 2011 03:32AM

Fantastic! Huge Thumbs Up (n/t)

Dre166June 04, 2011 02:18PM

Super cool!Thumbs up! (n/t)

ErikP150June 04, 2011 12:10PM

Love it (n/t)

pumpkin2001257June 04, 2011 08:46AM

SUPER nice addition... Wear it in great health! (n/t)

arutlosjr11193June 04, 2011 07:10AM

Great mod. Wow, I had no idea PO hands fit the 6R15 Smile (n/t)

Anonymous User210June 04, 2011 02:34AM

Thank you very much.

carlopmwf194June 04, 2011 04:40AM

Absolutely Awesome! Love the whole package! Lume looks perfect to me. (n/t)

Timemiser198June 04, 2011 01:08AM

Thank you for the kind words and yes the lume is great, best lumed watch I own. (n/t)

carlopmwf151June 04, 2011 04:40AM

Simply beautiful Thumbs up! (n/t)

Larry143June 04, 2011 12:54AM

Thank you very much. (n/t)

carlopmwf187June 04, 2011 04:42AM

Nice work it looks fantastic!!!!Thumbs up!Clapping! (n/t)

Mark C.165June 03, 2011 10:36PM

Thanks man. (n/t)

carlopmwf191June 04, 2011 04:42AM

Very good! Looks great! SmileThumbs up! (n/t)

IF155June 03, 2011 09:42PM

Thanks a lot for the kind words. (n/t)

carlopmwf154June 04, 2011 04:43AM

Fantastic...how the watch should have looked in the first place, I think Thumbs Up (n/t)

Chance182June 03, 2011 09:25PM

Thank you very much for the kind words and well, I do like the stock one too... LOL (n/t)

carlopmwf162June 04, 2011 04:44AM

That's one heck of a cool mod! Thumbs Up Thumbs Up Great pics too! Smile (n/t)

StefG177June 03, 2011 09:18PM

Thank you and glad you like them. (n/t)

carlopmwf148June 04, 2011 04:47AM

Great pics! Thanks! Thumbs up!Thumbs up! (n/t)

Need_Omega159June 03, 2011 09:00PM

Thank you. (n/t)

carlopmwf169June 04, 2011 04:47AM

looks great, unique and well finished (n/t)

Cleans Up156June 03, 2011 08:42PM

Thank you very much and well, these are all quality parts for sure. (n/t)

carlopmwf170June 04, 2011 04:48AM

Good looking result. Clapping! But just for future reference ......... Smile Jpeg Attachments

Robmks245June 03, 2011 07:56PM

Thanks a lot for the kind words. Jpeg Attachments

carlopmwf191June 03, 2011 08:35PM

Looks good Thumbs Up (n/t)

JP146June 03, 2011 07:02PM

Thanks a lot for the kind words. (n/t)

carlopmwf191June 03, 2011 08:26PM

Interesting to find this great looking mod next to the Railmaster content (Octopi). Looking great Thumbs Up (n/t)

Reto185June 03, 2011 06:32PM

Thanks a lot for the kind words and yes, interesting. (n/t)

carlopmwf198June 03, 2011 08:27PM

With your permission, I would like to move this post to the CWS >>>

Reto178June 04, 2011 11:49AM

Re: With your permission, I would like to move this post to the CWS >>>

carlopmwf170June 04, 2011 07:26PM

Nothing Amateur about that!!! Thumbs up!

dano0132June 03, 2011 06:17PM

Thanks my friend. (n/t)

carlopmwf203June 03, 2011 08:27PM



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