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My 1675/16750 build

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    #31
    Originally posted by yodog View Post
    A lot of vietnam cases have badly finished inner cgs - mostly it is excess metal that was not smoothed out properly thus left with jagged edges. they just got lazy i guess. It is fixable, you can just try sanding the edge and then repolishing, not really a big deal.

    Not a big deal certainly, but for the price of this case it's a shame, we can expect a best quality.

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      #32
      Anyone knows if its possible to fit gen 1675 hands on a 2836-GMT?

      Hole sizes cal 1575
      GMT 170
      minute 80
      hour 130
      second 20

      Hole sizes 2836-GMT
      GMT 200
      minute 90
      hour 150
      second 25

      In theory "just" broach them, but how difficult? Is this done before?


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        #33
        I've been thinking on HOW to glue new dial feet on the gen dial as the position of gen is different than ETA. I had a tool 3d printed to get the feet at the correct position.


        Stick in the feet, little bit of epoxy and done! Well, that was the idea. The hole of a GMT dial is bigger than a non-GMT dial, so I couldn't align the dial 100% in the center. And were talking tenths of millimetres here...


        I tried EVERYTHING, without success. Until I figured out to use the tube of a cotton swap. It's a perfect fit!




        No worries, this is an old BP dial I used. Didn't want to cut the gen dial's feet before having a solution.

        Next step, a custom movement spacer...

        Last edited by markiemark; 14-09-18, 21:19.


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          #34
          Do you think is possible with 3D printer to make a fine plastic dial with his feet ?
          The idea, is to glue the dial on this plastic support, i don't know if the plastic feet will be strong enough to attach the dial on movement...
          Thanks for sharing

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            #35
            Originally posted by François.Fillon View Post
            Do you think is possible with 3D printer to make a fine plastic dial with his feet ?
            The idea, is to glue the dial on this plastic support, i don't know if the plastic feet will be strong enough to attach the dial on movement...
            Thanks for sharing
            Dial feet are about 0.74mm, plastic will definitely break...


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              #36
              Originally posted by markiemark View Post

              Dial feet are about 0.74mm, plastic will definitely break...
              That's good to know, thanks !

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                #37
                Originally posted by markiemark View Post
                Anyone knows if its possible to fit gen 1675 hands on a 2836-GMT?

                Hole sizes cal 1575
                GMT 170
                minute 80
                hour 130
                second 20

                Hole sizes 2836-GMT
                GMT 200
                minute 90
                hour 150
                second 25

                In theory "just" broach them, but how difficult? Is this done before?
                Yes it is possible. TRIPDOG was able to broach my YUKI. Rolex fit hands to an eta movement for my 1019 Milgauss. He had said that they are super delicate. But he did a great job as they have not budged at all




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                WANTED: ROLEX 6541 Milgauss Faraday Cage / Case back
                Too many watches...not enough time...

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                  #38
                  Originally posted by Jsebwc View Post

                  Yes it is possible. TRIPDOG was able to broach my YUKI. Rolex fit hands to an eta movement for my 1019 Milgauss. He had said that they are super delicate. But he did a great job as they have not budged at all




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                  Thanks! Nice Milgaus too!


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                    #39
                    A shipment with a gen plexi and gen crown got lost, so now waiting for the new parts.

                    In the meantime I used the gen 16750 dial for a franken wso/cartel build. Case was beautifully reshaped by tripdog. I added a flat RT caseback and a WSO bezel assembly + insert.

                    Oyster or Jubilee?



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                      #40
                      Looking great, jubilee is the way to go imho
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                        #41
                        Originally posted by markiemark View Post
                        A shipment with a gen plexi and gen crown got lost, so now waiting for the new parts.

                        In the meantime I used the gen 16750 dial for a franken wso/cartel build. Case was beautifully reshaped by tripdog. I added a flat RT caseback and a WSO bezel assembly + insert.

                        Oyster or Jubilee?

                        Mmm, that's a good looking watch.
                        Vintage Rolex Builds: http://s1341.photobucket.com/user/tripdog/library/

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                          #42
                          Oh man, nice thread.

                          This 16750 dial build is looking amazing.
                          I get some “want have“ feelings for such a nice build..... must resist

                          Your build thread for the 1675 is great to read and look at.
                          1675 are nice GMT's
                          time goes by so slowly ...

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                            #43
                            Today I started working on moving the GMT parts from HR's A2836 GMT to the ETA 2836. I thought this was just the GMT Gear with the brass washer, but turns out it's more than that...

                            The A2836 GMT has a custom driver where normally the Day Corrector sits. Has a 'custom' Date Jumper Plate. Custom as in, they cut off a part to make space for the modified Date Wheel. A taller Canon Pinion, as well as a taller Hour Wheel.

                            Sorry, I was too busy figuring out and comparing how and what that I didn't take any pics during the process. Then the Date Driving Wheel came loose, and had some trouble keeping the Date Unlocking Yoke in place. So here is just the result.



                            Epoxied new dial feet at ETA position, as I don't like glueing it to the movement. Never thought cutting of the original ones would hurt so much haha!



                            The most annoying and important thing, aligning the DWO. All 5 windows have to be aligned/centred, perfectly. Because every 0.1mm turns into 0.25mm due to the cyclops on the crystal!


                            Luminor vs Luminor 1950 case comparison (PAM111 vs PAM312)

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                              #44
                              markiemark I have a quick question for you, any chance you can measure the inner diameter between CG's?

                              Looking at pictures, they appear to hug a 5.3mm crown fairly tightly. I'm guessing 5.7mm.

                              Please let me know - I have laser welded SS material to the CG's on a Cartel case. I now need to machine the center, crown opening but I'm uncertain the dimension to cut it.

                              Thanks!

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                                #45
                                The 1675 is finally finished! This one was a bit more difficult than the 16750 above. I spent quite a few hours on this one haha! I wasn't able to pull this off myself without the information found on the forums from the masters tripdog and yodog , thank you kindly sirs!

                                Pics:






                                The final recipe:
                                Vietnam case
                                Italian Jubilee bracelet (no lightweight rattling cartel sh*t)
                                WSO 550 endlinks + springbars
                                Swiss ETA 2836 + Asian GMT
                                Gen dial
                                Gen insert (blue-back)
                                Gen crown+tube
                                Gen plexi
                                Cartel hands
                                RT date overlay



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