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  • Seiko SNXG65 – My First Seiko

    Many of us start our mechanical watch collecting with a Seiko 5. I’m no different. In 2011 I took an interest in horology and sought out some cheap vintage Russian watches and a DIY watch repair kit. I disassembled a few and found that I thoroughly enjoyed it. My next…

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  • Seiko SKX171 – A daily once more

    This SKX171 from the year 2000 belongs to John who is an avid Seiko modding fan. He wore it daily for many years and despite what its condition might suggest, he does treasure it. Unfortunately John suffered a stroke which left him without speech. He was able to communicate through…

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  • Finally, A Happy Ending

    Anthony had sent his SKX007 in to a local watchmaker for some light mods. After a few visits and an excruciating wait of over 2 months he was given back a scratched up watch with a seized bezel and a crushed crystal gasket and told the parts did not fit.…

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  • Seiko SKX007 – The way it should have been sold

    Brett wanted an original looking mod for his SKX007 and it doesn’t get better than this. A simple coin edge bezel with a high quality ceramic insert around a DD AR sapphire crystal. It screams factory and classic looks which I personally love. The chapter ring was secured in place…

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  • Stop, it’s Turtle Time!

    Michael got in touch with me about dressing up his brand new Seiko SRP773K Turtle. He opted to keep his dial and hand set as they are hard to beat for lume and quality. Instead he went for a coin edge bezel and a classy aluminium insert. It was all…

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