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Old 30 April 2014, 03:05 AM   #91
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I understand where your coming from but I figure as long as I keep the original there is no harm as I can switch it back if I need to.
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Old 4 May 2014, 09:25 PM   #92
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Hmm...didn't see any for my new EXPII 216570 unfortunately!
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Old 2 August 2014, 11:46 AM   #93
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guys, may I know what tool do you use to open the caseback?
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Old 2 August 2014, 01:43 PM   #94
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I use this one. I have more directions and such at http://www.minus4plus6.com/caseback.htm

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Old 12 October 2014, 03:19 PM   #95
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whats the best way to install this? can i bring it to any AD? a watchmaker? what did y'all do? 14060M
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Old 12 October 2014, 05:07 PM   #96
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whats the best way to install this? can i bring it to any AD? a watchmaker? what did y'all do? 14060M

You need a watchmaker with Rolex caseback opener and a pressure tester.take it off the oem caseback,install the clear one and pressure test the watch.
10minutes job max.
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Old 13 October 2014, 02:56 AM   #97
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whats the best way to install this? can i bring it to any AD? a watchmaker? what did y'all do? 14060M
I took it to a local watchmaker (that is a member of this site), and she did the install and pressure test.

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Old 16 October 2014, 03:23 AM   #98
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I registered on the website but could not find out this info: does he make white gold and sapphire case backs for a WG daytona?
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Old 16 October 2014, 04:28 AM   #99
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Clear Case-back, Thomas Preik New Generation Review

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Old 3 December 2014, 12:52 PM   #100
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just ordered mine.
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Old 23 December 2014, 06:03 AM   #101
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These posts inspired me to put one of these casebacks on my 1970 1601.

But since I was making it into a display, I decided to go further and replace the autowind assembly with an earlier one that had a butterfly rotor; older brass reversing wheels; and earlier inscription.

Here is the result, which I really like:
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Old 23 December 2014, 06:16 AM   #102
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very nice looking , if they only did a nicer looking rotor , or a better finish option ,,
but the case back is factory fit looking.
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Old 21 January 2015, 07:18 AM   #103
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can anyone comment on how it feels on the wrist compared to steel?
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Old 21 January 2015, 10:17 AM   #104
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Great and fascinating review! I would love to be able to see the movement on my Sub
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Old 21 January 2015, 05:59 PM   #105
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can anyone comment on how it feels on the wrist compared to steel?

Never felt any significant difference if any
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Old 21 January 2015, 06:00 PM   #106
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Old 17 October 2015, 09:20 AM   #107
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Very nice, I just ordered one. Great photos Larry!
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Old 18 October 2015, 11:34 PM   #108
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These posts inspired me to put one of these casebacks on my 1970 1601.

But since I was making it into a display, I decided to go further and replace the autowind assembly with an earlier one that had a butterfly rotor; older brass reversing wheels; and earlier inscription.

Here is the result, which I really like:
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Old 21 October 2015, 02:52 AM   #109
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Old 21 October 2015, 03:54 AM   #110
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Old 27 January 2016, 12:00 AM   #111
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About to order one for my GMT II Ceramic. Has anyone actually sent theirs for servicing/warranty work to Rolex with a custom caseback? Just want to know if I should bother changing it back to original if I need to take it there at some point..
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Old 27 January 2016, 12:32 AM   #112
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Yes, I have some experience with the casebacks. I posted images and such over at https://www.minus4plus6.com/caseback.php#116710

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Old 27 January 2016, 06:33 AM   #113
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Thanks for that, good link. My question was more about whether they'd be funny about a non-rolex part and refusing to service it under warranty, but this in the booklet kind of answers it. Guess I'll just have to change it back to original then..

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Old 28 January 2016, 03:44 AM   #114
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Thanks for that, good link. My question was more about whether they'd be funny about a non-rolex part and refusing to service it under warranty, but this in the booklet kind of answers it. Guess I'll just have to change it back to original then..

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Old 3 March 2016, 01:18 AM   #115
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Hi - Does anyone on the forum know if one of these clear casebooks would fit the new Tudor Pelagos? I tried asking on his site but never got a reply.

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Old 5 March 2016, 02:27 AM   #116
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Just added the case back to my Yacht Master! I used a local Rolex qualified service tech to install and pressure test the back! He had not seen this display back before and commented how well the machineing of this case back matched the Yacht Master! Overall I really am impressed with how this looks! Cheers Jim. . . .
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Old 21 March 2016, 06:25 AM   #117
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I want one but since I have a 168000 not really sure which one to order.....
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Old 22 March 2016, 04:46 AM   #118
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Alright, taking a shot at the one sized for the 16610. Will let you guys know what happens and how it goes.
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Old 18 October 2016, 08:52 PM   #119
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Hey, anyone know if one of these would fit my oysterquartz 17000? Would the back for the 16000 datejust be the same? It looks like it would be. I sent an email a couple weeks back but no response.
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Old 26 October 2016, 10:17 AM   #120
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These posts inspired me to put one of these casebacks on my 1970 1601.

But since I was making it into a display, I decided to go further and replace the autowind assembly with an earlier one that had a butterfly rotor; older brass reversing wheels; and earlier inscription.

Here is the result, which I really like:
Looks fantastic! Nice job!
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