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Hamilton acrylic crystal?

Post by BBK357 » Wed Jan 29, 2020 7:56 am

Hey guys.
Got this 38mm Mechanical and I love it.
I prefer this model to have acrylic.

I saw this listed on WUS:
https://forums.watchuseek.com/f29/hamil ... cs/5117069 selling one with this “upgrade”.
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Does anyone have any info on this, or where I can purchase an acrylic crystal?

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Re: Hamilton acrylic crystal?

Post by toxicavenger » Wed Jan 29, 2020 9:24 am

not an upgrade imo. maybe contact that seller as ask? i think you might lose your water resistant with this change.

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Re: Hamilton acrylic crystal?

Post by BBK357 » Wed Jan 29, 2020 9:50 am

toxicavenger wrote:not an upgrade imo. maybe contact that seller as ask? i think you might lose your water resistant with this change.
I don’t have a WUS account or I would.

I don’t about WR- it all depends if this crystal was made specifically for this watch. If so I hope that it still maintains it. I’ve googled and googled and found nothing.


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Re: Hamilton acrylic crystal?

Post by toxicavenger » Wed Jan 29, 2020 10:50 am

BBK357 wrote:
Wed Jan 29, 2020 9:50 am
toxicavenger wrote:not an upgrade imo. maybe contact that seller as ask? i think you might lose your water resistant with this change.
I don’t have a WUS account or I would.

I don’t about WR- it all depends if this crystal was made specifically for this watch. If so I hope that it still maintains it. I’ve googled and googled and found nothing.


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does the original 38mm come with this same crystal?

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Re: Hamilton acrylic crystal?

Post by BBK357 » Wed Jan 29, 2020 2:26 pm

toxicavenger wrote:
BBK357 wrote:
Wed Jan 29, 2020 9:50 am
toxicavenger wrote:not an upgrade imo. maybe contact that seller as ask? i think you might lose your water resistant with this change.
I don’t have a WUS account or I would.

I don’t about WR- it all depends if this crystal was made specifically for this watch. If so I hope that it still maintains it. I’ve googled and googled and found nothing.


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does the original 38mm come with this same crystal?

What do you mean?
Mine came with a slight dome sapphire- pictures second, the black one.

The one up top is the acrlyic dome that I want on mine.


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Re: Hamilton acrylic crystal?

Post by toxicavenger » Wed Jan 29, 2020 3:41 pm

BBK357 wrote:
Wed Jan 29, 2020 2:26 pm
toxicavenger wrote:
BBK357 wrote:
Wed Jan 29, 2020 9:50 am
toxicavenger wrote:not an upgrade imo. maybe contact that seller as ask? i think you might lose your water resistant with this change.
I don’t have a WUS account or I would.

I don’t about WR- it all depends if this crystal was made specifically for this watch. If so I hope that it still maintains it. I’ve googled and googled and found nothing.


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does the original 38mm come with this same crystal?

What do you mean?
Mine came with a slight dome sapphire- pictures second, the black one.

The one up top is the acrlyic dome that I want on mine.


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I thought the 38mm has been sold since the 90's or am I thinking of another version? I also thought the original model like the quartz you sold had an acrylic crystal. :think:

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Re: Hamilton acrylic crystal?

Post by Axelay2003 » Wed Jan 29, 2020 5:21 pm

I’m not too fond of acrylic. Scratches to dang easy, even with a slight rub from a long sleeve cuff.
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Re: Hamilton acrylic crystal?

Post by toxicavenger » Wed Jan 29, 2020 6:20 pm

Axelay2003 wrote:
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I’m not too fond of acrylic. Scratches to dang easy, even with a slight rub from a long sleeve cuff.
me either

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Re: Hamilton acrylic crystal?

Post by BBK357 » Wed Jan 29, 2020 7:15 pm

toxicavenger wrote:
BBK357 wrote:
Wed Jan 29, 2020 2:26 pm
toxicavenger wrote:
BBK357 wrote:
Wed Jan 29, 2020 9:50 am
toxicavenger wrote:not an upgrade imo. maybe contact that seller as ask? i think you might lose your water resistant with this change.
I don’t have a WUS account or I would.

I don’t about WR- it all depends if this crystal was made specifically for this watch. If so I hope that it still maintains it. I’ve googled and googled and found nothing.


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does the original 38mm come with this same crystal?

What do you mean?
Mine came with a slight dome sapphire- pictures second, the black one.

The one up top is the acrlyic dome that I want on mine.


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I thought the 38mm has been sold since the 90's or am I thinking of another version? I also thought the original model like the quartz you sold had an acrylic crystal. :think:

Ok I see.
Yes they’ve had a 38 for a long time, but it’s a different case and I don’t know if the crystal is the same as the others ...

As for the early 90’s I sold, it has a flat crystal. Not sure if mineral or sapphire but it was super legible with no glare.


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Re: Hamilton acrylic crystal?

Post by BBK357 » Wed Jan 29, 2020 7:16 pm

Axelay2003 wrote:I’m not too fond of acrylic. Scratches to dang easy, even with a slight rub from a long sleeve cuff.

I’m ok with it. When it gets bad I just use some polywatch. Anything vintage or reissue I prefer acrylic dome especially if that’s how the original was made.


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Re: Hamilton acrylic crystal?

Post by Chocodove » Wed Jan 29, 2020 7:17 pm

toxicavenger wrote:
Axelay2003 wrote:
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I’m not too fond of acrylic. Scratches to dang easy, even with a slight rub from a long sleeve cuff.
me either
I really like the way acrylic looks, but I feel owning a watch with one would drive me nuts with the hairlines. The one speedy I owned was a sapphire sandwich though if I ever got another it would be the classic hesalite.
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Re: Hamilton acrylic crystal?

Post by ChuckW » Thu Jan 30, 2020 3:20 pm

I PMed the WUS member yesterday about the source of the crystal, but no answer. May be top secret.

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Re: Hamilton acrylic crystal?

Post by ChuckW » Thu Jan 30, 2020 4:02 pm

The dial appears to be 30mm. Saw a few things like this on fleabay.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/HIGH-DOME-WATC ... LOLpdbnIA

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Re: Hamilton acrylic crystal?

Post by BBK357 » Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:06 pm

ChuckW wrote:I PMed the WUS member yesterday about the source of the crystal, but no answer. May be top secret.

Thank you!

I hope he responds....

I actually tried to log in to WUS thinking my ban would disappear... nope.


Then I tried to sign up using my work email. And I’ve been banned with that email as well.


Please let me know what he says.


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Re: Hamilton acrylic crystal?

Post by Chocodove » Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:33 pm

BBK357 wrote:
ChuckW wrote:I PMed the WUS member yesterday about the source of the crystal, but no answer. May be top secret.

Thank you!

I hope he responds....

I actually tried to log in to WUS thinking my ban would disappear... nope.


Then I tried to sign up using my work email. And I’ve been banned with that email as well.


Please let me know what he says.


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Re: Hamilton acrylic crystal?

Post by BBK357 » Fri Jan 31, 2020 8:08 am

Chocodove wrote:
BBK357 wrote:
ChuckW wrote:I PMed the WUS member yesterday about the source of the crystal, but no answer. May be top secret.

Thank you!

I hope he responds....

I actually tried to log in to WUS thinking my ban would disappear... nope.


Then I tried to sign up using my work email. And I’ve been banned with that email as well.


Please let me know what he says.


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What did you do? Dick pics?

No.
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Re: Hamilton acrylic crystal?

Post by toxicavenger » Fri Jan 31, 2020 12:18 pm

BBK357 wrote:
Fri Jan 31, 2020 8:08 am
Chocodove wrote:
BBK357 wrote:
ChuckW wrote:I PMed the WUS member yesterday about the source of the crystal, but no answer. May be top secret.

Thank you!

I hope he responds....

I actually tried to log in to WUS thinking my ban would disappear... nope.


Then I tried to sign up using my work email. And I’ve been banned with that email as well.


Please let me know what he says.


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What did you do? Dick pics?

No.
I’m sure cmgst_bo would have enjoyed those though.


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They banned your IP address.

They deleted my whole posting history.

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Re: Hamilton acrylic crystal?

Post by ChuckW » Fri Jan 31, 2020 12:21 pm

toxicavenger wrote:
Fri Jan 31, 2020 12:18 pm
BBK357 wrote:
Fri Jan 31, 2020 8:08 am
Chocodove wrote:
BBK357 wrote:
ChuckW wrote:I PMed the WUS member yesterday about the source of the crystal, but no answer. May be top secret.

Thank you!

I hope he responds....

I actually tried to log in to WUS thinking my ban would disappear... nope.


Then I tried to sign up using my work email. And I’ve been banned with that email as well.


Please let me know what he says.


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What did you do? Dick pics?

No.
I’m sure cmgst_bo would have enjoyed those though.


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They banned your IP address.

They deleted my whole posting history.
Maybe your pics weren't large enough for them.

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Re: Hamilton acrylic crystal?

Post by caesarmascetti » Sun Feb 02, 2020 3:59 am

try these guys if your looking for acrylic:

https://gssupplies.com/plastic/

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Re: Hamilton acrylic crystal?

Post by caesarmascetti » Sun Feb 02, 2020 3:59 am

try these guys if your looking for acrylic:

https://gssupplies.com/plastic/

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Re: Hamilton acrylic crystal?

Post by BBK357 » Sun Feb 02, 2020 10:58 am

caesarmascetti wrote:try these guys if your looking for acrylic:

https://gssupplies.com/plastic/

Thanks man.
I checked the website and it said they are not watch makers who can fit them but can supply a watch maker... which leads me to believe they don’t suggest what crystal goes with what watch. I may just have to ask a service person.


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