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Photo Review: XF new 15706 / 2*AR + XS rubber strap

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    Photo Review: XF new 15706 / 2*AR + XS rubber strap

    Here is the review for new XF AP 15706.

    Now Movement which I hand on:
    XF 2836
    ETA2836
    ST(A23J 21600)
    ETA2846 (21600) the correct low beat 21600kph.


    XF2836 and ETA2836/2846 can exchange(Hands and Dials are same ). ST(A23j 21600) can not exchange.
    And we need take care about Rep movement LGf2836, it is near 1:1 ETA2836.

    Case: FC case + titanium caseback ,42.2*13.9cm, as Jf about 42.2*14.4cm


    Strap: 2 size :
    Ms :7.3/11.6cm
    XS : 6.5/10.5cm,
    Dont forget ask for best quality rubber, there are more than 3 grade quality from XF.

    New MS or XS Black rubber strap, quality as same as JF's.


    Obvious improvement:
    DW:Decently good ,font corret.
    Dial - New matt-black + Correct CD pattern+ glossy surface with spray lacquer
    Crystal: 2AR transparency ,crystal is very clear
    Minute hand color looks nice, Correct hand shape
    New yellow inner ring to match the genuine color
    Thicker numeral superlumed on inner ring like genuine.



    Some flaws need improve:
    Caseback etching need more deep and smoothness
    DW crystal need more transparent
    Light green/yellow crystal light reflection

    As we can see,XF had an effectiveattempt to make 15706 as close to Gen as possible.
    And it is about 100USD cheaper than JF factory.
    It is the best price and quality nowdays for choice.





    Double-AR glass
    Dial -glossy surface with spray lacquer





    HAND- Minute hand color looks nice, Correct hand shape
    Dial - New matt-black + Correct CD pattern


    Dial
    https://images.weserv.nl/?url=ssl:i....om/Mpb0IgX.jpg



    Crwon
    https://images.weserv.nl/?url=ssl:i....om/NaYjswR.jpg




    A2836
    https://images.weserv.nl/?url=ssl:i....om/I1hjgvt.jpg



    Case
    https://images.weserv.nl/?url=ssl:i....om/r9SJpoh.jpg



    XS rubber
    https://imgur.com/gallery/mNaPk



    DW
    https://images.weserv.nl/?url=ssl:i....om/gpzA6DP.jpg






    The new Eta2846 movement hand on.

    Last edited by nine; 20-07-18, 03:30.

    #2
    Build Gen Project parts:

    Gen 3120 movement


    super DW crycle



    Last edited by nine; 26-04-18, 10:21.

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      #3
      Originally posted by nine View Post

      As we can see
      Most of us can’t actually see anything due to photobucket limitations. Try uploading pics with imgur.com, should help
      WTB: JF AP Diver parts: Ceramic/Ember/Carbon bezel assembly or the entire watch for parts. PM me if you have one.

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        #4
        stunning !!
        I'm in love with the shape of Roo // Sucker for 3-6-9 dials

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          #5
          cant see anything

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            #6
            i cant see this pictures. i have the XF too and the DW cyclob bothers me a bit as i think its better on my V7. thinking on lowbeat not and do this Dw mod and call it done
            A man with a watch knows what time it is. A man with two watches is never sure !

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              #7
              Originally posted by Keylog74 View Post
              i cant see this pictures. i have the XF too and the DW cyclob bothers me a bit as i think its better on my V7. thinking on lowbeat not and do this Dw mod and call it done
              picture upload to imgur,
              and here is some youku vedio

              Left is JF , right is XF
              https://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XMzQ4N...d493adf2528264


              https://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XMzQ4N...81fb97eb3ed248

              https://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XMzQ4N...960b8568ba0f86

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                #8
                Mone came in today. The crystal is definitely clear, but at certain angles it looks blue similar to a IWC crystal.
                Band is definitely nicer than the one that came on my HF FC diver. All in all, very nice. I am going to send it off along with my mashed ip FC to get taken apart. I will try and have side by side pictures this dial and my v3.5 wet dial taken so I can post them. I will also send the pictures to Slaughterer to see if he has an opinion what dial is closer to get, this dial or the v3.5. I did notice this dial does have more line per square than all the others. I am just not sure how "wet" looking the gen dial is. The HF dial is not as wet looking as the v3.5 dial..

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                  #9
                  Originally posted by FastPaced View Post
                  Mone came in today. The crystal is definitely clear, but at certain angles it looks blue similar to a IWC crystal.
                  Band is definitely nicer than the one that came on my HF FC diver. All in all, very nice. I am going to send it off along with my mashed ip FC to get taken apart. I will try and have side by side pictures this dial and my v3.5 wet dial taken so I can post them. I will also send the pictures to Slaughterer to see if he has an opinion what dial is closer to get, this dial or the v3.5. I did notice this dial does have more line per square than all the others. I am just not sure how "wet" looking the gen dial is. The HF dial is not as wet looking as the v3.5 dial..
                  Good to know thank you !

                  Just ordered one from Toro, would you say that the strap is pretty good next to a JF rubber ?

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                    #10
                    I think it is pretty much the same. In fact, I will try the JF plots on it and compare it to my JF XS strap. Who knows, maybe they use the same strap supplier.

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                      #11
                      You're right ! They might be the same
                      Will post some great pictures once i get it, look forward !

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                        #12
                        This is a quick picture of mine
                        A man with a watch knows what time it is. A man with two watches is never sure !

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                          #13
                          Looks great thank you !

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                            #14
                            One think that I noticed, the caseback in the XF isn't that good. The bevel is different from the Gen and so is the line that goes around the outside by the screws.

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                              #15
                              I just accepted my QC and i wanted to share some pics....First one is gen for reference !!!









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