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Old 11 January 2011, 09:32 AM   #31
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My 16600 with YM hands

Jason..
.. That is NASTY.....
......A GOOD Nasty....
Man, I like that....
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Old 11 January 2011, 09:48 AM   #32
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cool. I want to take the cyclops off my sub, how can I do that.
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Old 11 January 2011, 09:51 AM   #33
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Old 11 January 2011, 09:54 AM   #34
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cool. I want to take the cyclops off my sub, how can I do that.
It's a little tricky but just follow my instructions when I try that on one of my DateJust´s.

I start with my cyclop remover kit.



Pull it up in my full size Bergeon case holder.



And start the work.



Damn, Rolex have quality glue so I have to warm it up a bit.



Now I hope it will come off.



Ouups, not so good.



What do you think, did I have to change crystal? Or can it
be polished?

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Old 11 January 2011, 09:56 AM   #35
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Jocke,
That is making me sick....
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Old 11 January 2011, 09:56 AM   #36
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Jocke ..... love it!
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Old 11 January 2011, 10:23 AM   #37
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Old 11 January 2011, 10:35 AM   #38
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It's a little tricky but just follow my instructions when I try that on one of my DateJust´s.

I start with my cyclop remover kit.



Pull it up in my full size Bergeon case holder.



And start the work.



Damn, Rolex have quality glue so I have to warm it up a bit.



Now I hope it will come off.



Ouups, not so good.



What do you think, did I have to change crystal? Or can it
be polished?

that'll buff right out
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Old 11 January 2011, 10:44 AM   #39
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^ destroy a perfectly good watch..
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Old 11 January 2011, 10:52 AM   #40
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Yea, I'd hate to ask Jocke how to stretch a bracelet...
.. Good Grief..
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Old 11 January 2011, 10:54 AM   #41
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Wow to all the mods! Now, I Must Have the green date wheel for my TT GMTIIC and the red sweeping hand and date wheel for my Deepsea. I am very serious. I was cautious to ask these questions before since there are a lot of purists on this forum but I had been thinking about mods before but never said anything. I've read, for example, the comments about having DLC coating on one's Rolex. Phew, some brutal comments if I remember correctly.

Does anyone know where I could get these mods done in the WashDC/Northern VA/Baltimore area? Any help in getting OEM parts and info on who may do the mods in these areas will be much appreciated. Pls PM me or mention it here. Pls include websites and phone numbers, if available. Thanks!
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Old 11 January 2011, 11:06 AM   #42
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Love this last one, brushed and the black bezel.
Holy crap-o-la! Now that is a Daytona!
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Old 11 January 2011, 11:06 AM   #43
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^ destroy a perfectly good watch..
Not a good watch ;-) Like the worst kind.
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Old 11 January 2011, 11:13 AM   #44
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OMG ....AWESOME COMBO !!
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Old 11 January 2011, 11:16 AM   #45
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Old 11 January 2011, 11:36 AM   #46
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Awesome bezel! How did you do it?
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Old 11 January 2011, 12:03 PM   #47
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Old 11 January 2011, 12:14 PM   #48
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And my last...

A green datewheel on a GMTII/C to match the green GMT hand

Now, that's pretty hot!
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Old 11 January 2011, 12:19 PM   #49
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If I had to live with a Cyclops, this would have been sufficient:



but I wanted a GMT slightly more upscale so I went with the Explorer II sans "bubble":



Try reading the date at this angle with the Cyclops in place:



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Old 11 January 2011, 12:27 PM   #50
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brushed the polished center links....no biggie, but I like how it turned out.
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Old 11 January 2011, 12:46 PM   #51
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Great post, thanks for sharing :D
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Old 11 January 2011, 01:24 PM   #52
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Gosh this is so addicting. I usually dislike most mods, but these are great!
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Old 11 January 2011, 01:33 PM   #53
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Here's mine.

I just wanted to contribute. Sorry if I scared you.
Great pic Sandro
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Old 11 January 2011, 01:36 PM   #54
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Awesome bezel! How did you do it?
Actually milled an extra bezel and had an insert made for it. I am working on more efficient methods to make them quicker. Takes about 2 months.
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Old 11 January 2011, 01:37 PM   #55
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I wold love a green date wheel for my LV. OR better yet, the blue bezel insert!
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Old 11 January 2011, 01:41 PM   #56
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Actually milled an extra bezel and had an insert made for it. I am working on more efficient methods to make them quicker. Takes about 2 months.
That thing is jaw-droppingly beautiful!! Do you have any more pix by chance??
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Old 11 January 2011, 02:00 PM   #57
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Are you guys using genuine Rolex parts or after market pieces? Is it true that if you use non Rolex parts and send the watch in for service that Rolex won't service the watch unless you replace the fake parts?
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Old 11 January 2011, 02:09 PM   #58
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Are you guys using genuine Rolex parts or after market pieces? Is it true that if you use non Rolex parts and send the watch in for service that Rolex won't service the watch unless you replace the fake parts?
Yes.
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Old 11 January 2011, 02:21 PM   #59
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Love seeing some of these mods.
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Old 11 January 2011, 02:31 PM   #60
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Great pic Sandro
Ya I tried to remove the cyclops ala Jocke but missed with the hammer.
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