Impulse Buy on a JDM

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Impulse Buy on a JDM

Post by namor » Sat Nov 23, 2019 12:43 pm

I saw this SBEP001 digital solar tuna, which I believe is only offered in Japan. It’s 200M wr, and multi function - all pretty common sort of stuff. I do like the old school friction divers bezel, instead of the nearly universally used unidirectional ones most pieces have.
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But the thing that caught my eye on it is the customized shroud - it’s completely engraved with Japanese wording that comes from a temple in Japan.
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Makes it unique especially here in the USA
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Post by CGSshorty » Sat Nov 23, 2019 12:49 pm

Damn that shroud is cool. I wear mine to work all the time. I like not having to worry about scratching the plastic shroud.
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Post by rockmastermike » Sat Nov 23, 2019 1:04 pm

I’ve never seen that before. That is extraordinarily cool. I think it’s a great impulse buy

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Post by jeckyll » Sat Nov 23, 2019 1:29 pm

Very cool!

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Re: Impulse Buy on a JDM

Post by hoppyjr » Sat Nov 23, 2019 1:31 pm

Nice one Seth, congrats!

Where does one find this model?

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Post by 2thvet » Sat Nov 23, 2019 1:36 pm

Sweet, the Kanji on the shroud is awesome, very unique! Good pick up. Enjoy.

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Post by mattcantwin » Sat Nov 23, 2019 1:58 pm

Impulse was a good one. :thumbsup:
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Post by Captdave » Sat Nov 23, 2019 2:00 pm

Great score. That’s very cool


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Post by toxicavenger » Sat Nov 23, 2019 8:10 pm

That is badass Seth!

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Post by Chocodove » Sat Nov 23, 2019 8:13 pm

You always find really interesting stuff. :thumbsup:
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Post by spring-diver » Sun Nov 24, 2019 8:24 am

Very cool


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Re: Impulse Buy on a JDM

Post by namor » Sun Nov 24, 2019 3:48 pm

Does anyone read Japanese here? I'd post 360 degrees of the shroud if somebody knew to translate the prayers...
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Re: Impulse Buy on a JDM

Post by CarloDWC » Mon Nov 25, 2019 9:18 am

No idea about what it says but it is a cool feature. Definitely collectible. :thumbsup:

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Re: Impulse Buy on a JDM

Post by sierra11b » Fri Nov 29, 2019 11:35 am

Traveling with my from Japan in-laws. It’s gibberish... just a bunch of characters.

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Re: Impulse Buy on a JDM

Post by CGSshorty » Fri Nov 29, 2019 12:13 pm

sierra11b wrote:Traveling with my from Japan in-laws. It’s gibberish... just a bunch of characters.
Not true. It says “Epstein Didn’t Kill Himself.”
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Re: Impulse Buy on a JDM

Post by sierra11b » Fri Nov 29, 2019 12:19 pm

CGSshorty wrote:
Fri Nov 29, 2019 12:13 pm
sierra11b wrote:Traveling with my from Japan in-laws. It’s gibberish... just a bunch of characters.
Not true. It says “Epstein Didn’t Kill Himself.”
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Post by sierra11b » Sat Nov 30, 2019 4:17 am

Wife can read old Japanese that not all Japanese can (one of her studies at U-Tokyo) and she sees “aging” “nothing” “special place” “death” almost like its saying no death but go to special place. But some of the characters are missing key strokes which doesn’t make sense to her.

Wish I had more answers. It’s a cool shroud. I want one.
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Re: Impulse Buy on a JDM

Post by Ryeguy » Sat Nov 30, 2019 4:41 am

Too funny. It reminds me of those kids who get kanji character tattoos thinking they say “peace” or “strength” when the actually spell out menu items.

It is still a cool looking shroud.

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