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Old 11 January 2011, 02:49 PM   #61
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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.
So are you selling them? If so the cost please.
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Old 11 January 2011, 03:05 PM   #62
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i think the yachtmaster with the red date is the coolest subtle mod. Sandro, WTF happened to those to rolexes you depicted?
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Old 11 January 2011, 03:24 PM   #63
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So are you selling them? If so the cost please.
Right now I am just goofing around trying to make a few but hopefully I will have a few to offer up to my close friends here.

Cheapest they would be is about $600 or so which includes the cost of a new bezel. Pretty labor intensive right now though.

I will have a few more pics next week. Everything is in pieces again. Going to see what it looks like on a 116520 with a Panda dial. That could look pretty slick.
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Old 11 January 2011, 05:10 PM   #64
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Gone but not forgotten.... GMT II with white dial from Explorer II



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Old 11 January 2011, 05:27 PM   #65
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I love that! Very nice! I sent you a PM.
I can source them for you...

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Old 11 January 2011, 08:53 PM   #66
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There have been some utterly awesome mods on this thread (and what a thread) - but I have to take my hat of to this GMT/Explorer hybrid. Great imagination and it's one handsome watch
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Old 11 January 2011, 09:24 PM   #67
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Can someone or does someone have a picture showing a mod of a SS Daytona with a Meteorite dial from a WG version???
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Old 11 January 2011, 11:04 PM   #68
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Can someone or does someone have a picture showing a mod of a SS Daytona with a Meteorite dial from a WG version???
That would be my Grail mod
Too bad the dial cost the same as a pre-loved Submariner
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Old 11 January 2011, 11:28 PM   #69
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That would be my Grail mod
Too bad the dial cost the same as a pre-loved Submariner
Im thinking of doing it!! however I dont want to destroy the authenticity of two watches!
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Old 11 January 2011, 11:32 PM   #70
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Im thinking of doing it!! however I dont want to destroy the authenticity of two watches!
I wouldn't mind it at all, No problem swapping the dials back if it would feel weird
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Old 11 January 2011, 11:37 PM   #71
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I wouldn't mind it at all, No problem swapping the dials back if it would feel weird
So u reckon I should do it??

I am not happy on the idea if the watch is not original is not a Rolex..... Or am I been too fussy??
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Old 11 January 2011, 11:44 PM   #72
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So u reckon I should do it??

I am not happy on the idea if the watch is not original is not a Rolex..... Or am I been too fussy??
Original parts = Original watch

Go for it
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Old 11 January 2011, 11:49 PM   #73
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Go for it


Let me see what I can do.
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Old 12 January 2011, 12:20 AM   #74
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Let me see what I can do.
i agree johnny boy!! you know my feelings!!! but im pretty sure ii was the one who told you to do that!!!
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Old 12 January 2011, 12:21 AM   #75
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Let me see what I can do.
also your sooo indecisive!!! pik one of you options and stick to it!!!
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Old 12 January 2011, 12:00 PM   #76
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i agree johnny boy!! you know my feelings!!! but im pretty sure ii was the one who told you to do that!!!
I know, it was a great idea thats why im am really thinking about it!

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also your sooo indecisive!!! pik one of you options and stick to it!!!
I am so confused!! I dont know what I want!
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Old 12 January 2011, 12:06 PM   #77
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Awesome pics! I'd really love to see a GMTIIc with brushed center links...
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Old 12 January 2011, 12:18 PM   #78
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This looks cool:

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Old 12 January 2011, 12:21 PM   #79
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Old 12 January 2011, 12:24 PM   #80
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And my last...

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

Now I like that green date wheel! Please PM me with what that costs to get done and where the green wheel comes from.
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Old 12 January 2011, 06:48 PM   #81
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Found these pix of two odd balls on another forum......creative must say!!




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Old 12 January 2011, 07:41 PM   #82
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[QUOTE=Davvan;2269921]Found these pix of two odd balls on another forum......creative must say!!




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Old 12 January 2011, 08:20 PM   #83
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Great Jocke!

My DSSD has a red datewheel waiting for it!

Do you think I should fit in a red second hands as well?

Me Too! I'm getting one for my Daytona!!!


Oh... uh.... wait a minute....
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Old 12 January 2011, 08:51 PM   #84
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Me Too! I'm getting one for my Daytona!!!


Oh... uh.... wait a minute....



What do you guys think...

Will the red datewheel look good in my SDDS?

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Old 12 January 2011, 10:12 PM   #85
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Some of you guys asked me (via PM) if the datewheel was on OEM part. Yes it is...

Here is a picture from the back of the part. In the chip Rolex uses you can even see the crown.



Here is another picture from the blue insert, same packing



All OEM parts...
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Old 13 January 2011, 12:49 AM   #86
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A green datewheel on a GMTII/C to match the green GMT hand

How did you do this? I want one! can you get an AD to change the date wheel?
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Old 13 January 2011, 01:09 AM   #87
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What an entertaining post!
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Old 13 January 2011, 02:51 AM   #88
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How did you do this? I want one! can you get an AD to change the date wheel?
You can better go to an non AD Rolex specialist...
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Old 13 January 2011, 07:07 AM   #89
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I have a 12 yr old sub. Is it possible for me to get/fit a green bezel insert. My local AD said it couldn't be done. By the way I'm not talking about the newer ceremaic insert, but the older/first gen insert.
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Old 13 January 2011, 05:48 PM   #90
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I have a 12 yr old sub. Is it possible for me to get/fit a green bezel insert. My local AD said it couldn't be done. By the way I'm not talking about the newer ceremaic insert, but the older/first gen insert.
Which reference does your sub has?
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