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Eyecandy and Wristshots - 27th Sep to 3rd Oct 2021

Björn_Ironside

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I want it, I cry:bi_polo:
 
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​just switched to a prof crystal with a 3.0 mm gasket. Huge improvement overall, but I'm under the impression that the magnification is a tad too low. Waddayasay?

Agree the mag is too low, looks about 2.0X or slightly less. 2.7mm is stock gen gasket height ‐ why choose a 3.0mm gasket?
 
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Agree the mag is too low, looks about 2.0X or slightly less. 2.7mm is stock gen gasket height ‐ why choose a 3.0mm gasket?

Ignorance, honestly. The crystal from prof was supplied with that one so I just used it, as the original came off slightly damaged. Crystal protrusion seemed okay to me, not sure if it still does now though. :p
 
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Ignorance, honestly. The crystal from prof was supplied with that one so I just used it, as the original came off slightly damaged. Crystal protrusion seemed okay to me, not sure if it still does now though. :p

Clark's gaskets on Ebay are very good and only about $4. I keep an assortment on hand when changing a crystal so I can assess the mag level. Reps can vary so the gen 2.7mm gasket height isn't always the best. For GMTs or Subs, the range that almost always works is 2.5, 2.7, or 2.85mm.

If you decide to order more than one from Clark's, email him to ask for a special listing so you don't pay extra shipping.

Edit: After posting this, it hit me that a shorter height gasket will lessen your mag even further (d'oh). The way to increase the mag is to use a taller gasket which may not be an option due to the crystal sitting height.
 
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