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Microstepper Quartz Paul Newman Daytona mod

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NCRich

Had this Gate cheapy that I really liked but it just wasn't realistic.  The case was all wrong, 20mm lugs, metal insert, shiny plastic looking dial.  But it had potential.

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I had a spare cartel case, and low and behold it fit.  Even the crown switched over and screwed right down.  Exact same crown.  So with a much better case I put on a Clark tropic 21 plexi.

Better look

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Took it apart

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Matte sprayed the dial.  Toned it down a lot and made it look "richer"

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Now for some subtle aging.  I don't want some bottom of the sea look.  Repmaster1234 turned me on to this little aging kit.

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You have to practice with it but it does the job.

So with a bit of subtle aging and a relume of dial and hands.

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and together

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Pretty cool.  Should do this on Big Red.

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rschaal

Congrats, real Cool indeed!

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Glaude

So that's the aging kit ! Nice !

Excellent result as always, really liking this one ! 

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repmaster1234

You exposed my secret ingredient! I think you owe me at least the watch as restitution for this breach of sensitive information. 

Just kidding Rich, great work as always. Love it on the jubilee too. 

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impreza

Really nice.

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Pob

Love it!!!! 

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jibuti

nice riching, Rich..... oh wait....

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