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Post by Watch Noob » December 30th 2020, 2:32pm

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I don't think the Pantor is going to cure my craving. Not even close when I look at them side by side. Oh well, I'm not one to jump into this on impulse.....
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Post by svaglic » December 30th 2020, 3:14pm

Get a Seiko turtle or mini turtle and do a Yobokies dial, hands and bezel mod. He has this color.

Here are a sample of Soxa mods, some are the teal blue.
https://www.watchuseek.com/threads/ques ... a.4727411/
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Post by Watch Noob » December 30th 2020, 3:45pm

svaglic wrote:
December 30th 2020, 3:14pm
Get a Seiko turtle or mini turtle and do a Yobokies dial, hands and bezel mod. He has this color.

That's an idea for sure. I was looking as some SOXA mods for ideas the other day wondering if that would cure my lust as well. It's pretty hard to find the Doxa parts to do the mod (Bezel and chapter ring) Thanks.
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Post by svaglic » December 30th 2020, 4:08pm

I like Yobokies because they are built better, Dagaz’s bezels are just a sticker that scrapes and peels easy.
Here is my Zimbe mini turtle that I modded with a Yobokies bezel, not just the bezel insert, I did the whole bezel swap.
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Post by Watch Noob » December 30th 2020, 4:48pm

SVAGLIC, that looks great. Do you mind if I ask what you have in to it total cost? Sorry I don't know your first name, it's been a while since I've been back here. Thanks for posting.
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Post by 3Flushes » December 31st 2020, 10:01am

Might I suggest:

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The Seiko Ice Diver- I know you have a current cobb up your ass for Seiko due to the prices, but I like this one a lot- exclusive to the US, Sumo 44mm case, the nice 3 link bracelet with diver extension, Caliber 6R35, with a 70-hour power reserve; SPB179. Reasonably priced at a time they've gone nuts.

Available here https://mrjewelersonline.com/products/s ... gLtn_D_BwE for South of a grand.

Reviewed by the schmuck REL Adams here:

https://www.ablogtowatch.com/hands-on-s ... 9-watches/
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Post by Watch Noob » December 31st 2020, 10:29am

3Flushes wrote:
December 31st 2020, 10:01am
Might I suggest:

The Seiko Ice Diver- I know you have a current cobb up your ass for Seiko due to the prices, but I like this one a lot- exclusive to the US, Sumo 44mm case, the nice 3 link bracelet with diver extension, Caliber 6R35, with a 70-hour power reserve; SPB179. Reasonably priced at a time they've gone nuts.

Available here https://mrjewelersonline.com/products/s ... gLtn_D_BwE for South of a grand.

Reviewed by the schmuck REL Adams here:

https://www.ablogtowatch.com/hands-on-s ... 9-watches/
I've seen that exact model around the interwebz lately and I must say it's gorgeous. Must be my favorite color combo and the new waffle dials by Seiko are freakin killer.
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Post by 3Flushes » December 31st 2020, 1:13pm

Watch Noob wrote:
December 31st 2020, 10:29am
3Flushes wrote:
December 31st 2020, 10:01am
Might I suggest:

The Seiko Ice Diver- I know you have a current cobb up your ass for Seiko due to the prices, but I like this one a lot- exclusive to the US, Sumo 44mm case, the nice 3 link bracelet with diver extension, Caliber 6R35, with a 70-hour power reserve; SPB179. Reasonably priced at a time they've gone nuts.

Available here https://mrjewelersonline.com/products/s ... gLtn_D_BwE for South of a grand.

Reviewed by the schmuck REL Adams here:

https://www.ablogtowatch.com/hands-on-s ... 9-watches/
I've seen that exact model around the interwebz lately and I must say it's gorgeous. Must be my favorite color combo and the new waffle dials by Seiko are freakin killer.
And a real rarity in Seiko- Half the price of a poseur jobber watch.
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Post by koimaster » January 8th 2021, 11:04pm

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1946-2006

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Post by JAS1125 » January 9th 2021, 10:53am

Watch Noob wrote:
January 9th 2021, 10:38am
I'm definite it's the case shape and layout that has me wanting for this style. Today, I run across this and start drooling again.


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Amazon has a version under 400

Not sure of the lug width... Some sites claim it is 20 others 22 mm....20 might make it top heavy


I have a cushion case Swiss movement for sale too

viewtopic.php?f=16&t=50582
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Post by koimaster » January 9th 2021, 11:47am

Watch Noob wrote:
January 9th 2021, 10:38am
I'm definite it's the case shape and layout that has me wanting for this style. Today, I run across this and start drooling again.


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viewtopic.php?f=4&t=47953
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Post by 3Flushes » January 10th 2021, 1:05pm

bbattle wrote:
January 9th 2021, 4:00pm
Seiko Turtle, easy choice.

https://www.shoppinginjapan.net/prospex-sbdc033
Was looking into some JDM alternatives to the Ice Diver- shopping in japan has banners up that say they are closed 'for the new year holiday' and won't be shipping anything until 11/1/21 which I figured was a typo, however, they have not responded to emails and do appear closed. Don't order without confirming they're open and shipping unless you want to tie up your money for a year.
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Post by biglove » January 10th 2021, 2:17pm

The rest of the civilized world does the dates as day/month/year. Makes no sense to me but that's our 1/11/2021
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