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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?


      Luminor vs Luminor 1950 case comparison (PAM111 vs PAM312)

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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.


        Luminor vs Luminor 1950 case comparison (PAM111 vs PAM312)

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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...


            Luminor vs Luminor 1950 case comparison (PAM111 vs PAM312)

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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




                  Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
                  Thanks! Nice Milgaus too!


                  Luminor vs Luminor 1950 case comparison (PAM111 vs PAM312)

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