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Old 11 June 2011, 03:08 AM   #31
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i remember when eugene first posted his pictures of the custom made end pieces for his datejust, i immediately asked him to buy a pair for my tudor date+day for it uses the identical case. the end links make a huge difference on the watch. they "complete" the look. thanks eugene for your awesome work! you solved many people's desires.
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Old 11 June 2011, 03:15 AM   #32
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i remember when eugene first posted his pictures of the custom made end pieces for his datejust, i immediately asked him to buy a pair for my tudor date+day for it uses the identical case. the end links make a huge difference on the watch. they "complete" the look. thanks eugene for your awesome work! you solved many people's desires.
You don't know HOW LONG I had been toying with the idea of putting straps on my DJ and Daytona, but I just couldn't get over the idea of having that "gap"! Problem solved, thanks to Eugene!
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Old 11 June 2011, 12:00 PM   #33
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Thank you all for your kind words!

The blue lather strap is Hadley-Roma $26 at amazon…
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Old 11 June 2011, 12:15 PM   #34
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I've been searching for something to fill the gap for a long time.

Eugene did excellent work for me. I think I am the lucky one and bought the two tone version before anyone else could. :)

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Old 11 June 2011, 01:08 PM   #35
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I swap my Rolexes with both OEM and strap and notice the gap there. Excellent review...thanks Larry and Eugene.
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Old 11 June 2011, 01:21 PM   #36
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Great review and pics.
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Old 12 June 2011, 06:58 AM   #37
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Hello All,

I f somebody interested in the equipment and software that I use…

This is my 4 axis Tormach PCNC 700 mill

I am using Alibre CAM to design 3D model of the part and then I use Sprut CAM to generate the machining strategy and the toolpath (G-code) for the mill.

Acurrasy is ~ .001 in 3” of a tool path.

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Old 12 June 2011, 07:26 AM   #38
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Looks excellent Eugene! how much time does each piece take to get done on the machine?
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Old 12 June 2011, 07:47 AM   #39
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Very cool! What is the setup's day job?
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Old 12 June 2011, 08:57 AM   #40
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Hello All,

I f somebody interested in the equipment and software that I use…

This is my 4 axis Tormach PCNC 700 mill

I am using Alibre CAM to design 3D model of the part and then I use Sprut CAM to generate the machining strategy and the toolpath (G-code) for the mill.

Acurrasy is ~ .001 in 3” of a tool path.

Thanks,
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This is some serious DIY I really like the strap on a Daytona
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Old 12 June 2011, 12:14 PM   #41
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Old 13 June 2011, 01:17 AM   #42
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Do you guys think the end links will cause any wear to the case/lugs etc... from movement of the end link / strap ??
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Old 15 June 2011, 02:56 PM   #43
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I love mine. Pics with SS Daytona



The key is that the strap can't be too thick. I have not measured the opening so maybe Eugene can give guidance.

If the strap is much too thick, it won't fit in the slot. If it's a little bit too thick, you can probably squeeze it into the slot but the strap will likely get marked up as it pivots in place from normal wear

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Old 15 June 2011, 02:58 PM   #44
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Do you guys think the end links will cause any wear to the case/lugs etc... from movement of the end link / strap ??
Maybe a little. The end link is pretty static but it does move slightly (Larry said about 1/2 mm). I am not in the least bit worried that it could wear away my serial # or model # and that's all I really care about.
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Old 18 June 2011, 10:13 AM   #45
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Somebody's got too much time on their hands!

Here's my 116520 on Eugene's end links and a Hirsch strap! Got the Hirsch strap idea from Mark-O aka 2th Dr.




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Old 23 June 2011, 07:37 AM   #46
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I'm looking at ordering some of these for my Yachtmaster. Does anyone know if the end links of a sub and Yachtmaster are the same?
Fit will be the same, but you'll want to make sure to get polished center links for the YM.
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Old 7 July 2011, 06:13 PM   #47
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Strapends

Just recieved my strapends from Eugene. Quality and finish superb.
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Old 7 July 2011, 09:12 PM   #48
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Thanks for the review Larry.

Looks like a great option for those wanting to place a strap on one of their Rolex watches.
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Old 7 July 2011, 10:56 PM   #49
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now thats smart , how do i get a set . 19mm in gold would be nice it would make a vintage watch look really smart.
silicone strap onto a black 16613 now theres a thought.
but with the two tone option your just showing off ,, lol , thats fantastic workmanship ,
how on earth do you get the two tone thing done.
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Old 4 August 2011, 12:48 PM   #50
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End Links

Mine arrived...they are great! Thank you Eugene - Everyone needs to buy a pair...makes a huge difference in the watch.
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Old 9 August 2011, 06:51 AM   #51
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NATO with end links

Eugene, it works with a NATO. I used thinner spring bars...had to struggle to push with the Rolex ones, so the smaller ones are much easier. Rich
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Old 12 August 2011, 04:23 AM   #52
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Tried a set on a Tudor 79090 with a Hirsch pure Red Rubber strap .
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Old 12 August 2011, 11:49 AM   #53
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QUOTE=patrick09;2667315]Tried a set on a Tudor 79090 with a Hirsch pure Red Rubber strap .[/QUOTE]

Here is the set on the intended watch a Rolex Sub.The Tudor Sub was just an experiment on my part .The ends were not made for a Tudor however they work great on the 79090 not quite the PERFECT fit as on the Rolex Sub but great none the less. I should note Eugene did offer to make a set for the 79090 but he needed one to work from.Great job Eugene.
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Old 14 August 2011, 05:54 AM   #54
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Eugene, it works with a NATO. I used thinner spring bars...had to struggle to push with the Rolex ones, so the smaller ones are much easier. Rich
I put a set on a 14060 (made for a 16610 they fit perfect but I had same issue with the spring bars. I don't know if you tried one but I found that using the forked end of a Bergeron 6767-F tool the Rolex ones went in nicely.
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patrick, looks great! Thanks for the pics! Rich
Rich here is the GMT a crappy pic but the ends look great.
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Old 14 August 2011, 11:12 PM   #56
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Patrick, Brings out the red...very nice.
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Old 16 August 2011, 05:38 AM   #57
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Old 16 August 2011, 10:14 AM   #58
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better pics! excellent work by etur and his jeweler on this. Links are hefty in my hands,




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Old 17 August 2011, 10:09 AM   #59
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I just picked up the 18K/SS end links from Etur. They are fantastic.
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Old 28 August 2011, 02:53 AM   #60
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My links arrived and brought new life to an old watch Thanks Eugene

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