Help with Seiko 775 'turtle' ceramic bezel inserts

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Help with Seiko 775 'turtle' ceramic bezel inserts

Post by Heuerville » Sun Nov 26, 2017 3:35 pm

"It's NOT a turtle".. I know, I know, but it's become almost general use now. :grin:

Anyway, I don't have my finger on the pulse of Seiko modding, but I know many of you are experts.
I've seen replacement ceramic inserts from DLW watches.. here they are:

https://www.dlwwatches.com/products/cer ... ue-stealth

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and

https://www.dlwwatches.com/products/cer ... tage-black

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Has anyone had any experience with DLW, or would you recommend another supplier?
Any advice welcomed!
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Re: Help with Seiko 775 'turtle' ceramic bezel inserts

Post by toxicavenger » Sun Nov 26, 2017 3:38 pm

I have only bought crystals from them but I have had good luck so far.

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Re: Help with Seiko 775 'turtle' ceramic bezel inserts

Post by hoppyjr » Sun Nov 26, 2017 3:44 pm

I’d suggest a nicely done coin-edge bezel to finish off the look with the ceramic.

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Re: Help with Seiko 775 'turtle' ceramic bezel inserts

Post by streetracer101 » Sun Nov 26, 2017 3:47 pm

I really like the second one you posted minus the stupid seconds hand.

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Re: Help with Seiko 775 'turtle' ceramic bezel inserts

Post by cdnwatchguy » Sun Nov 26, 2017 4:02 pm

Top one looks pretty nice.
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Post by Chocodove » Sun Nov 26, 2017 4:04 pm

I hate a lot of mods, but those both look pretty good (except for the milgauss knock off hand).
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Re: Help with Seiko 775 'turtle' ceramic bezel inserts

Post by CGSshorty » Sun Nov 26, 2017 4:15 pm

Mine is from Lumed Ceramic Bezel Inserts (LCBI). Quality is good.

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Re: Help with Seiko 775 'turtle' ceramic bezel inserts

Post by pete2528ca » Fri Jun 08, 2018 7:34 am

I agree. I got mine from LCBI and it went on without a problem. makes the watch look 10 times better.

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Re: Help with Seiko 775 'turtle' ceramic bezel inserts

Post by pbj204 » Fri Jun 08, 2018 7:38 am

I would have used a DLW ceramic insert if they weren't all sold out. I settled for the Dagaz standard insert, which is still nice.

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Re: Help with Seiko 775 'turtle' ceramic bezel inserts

Post by mellonb1 » Fri Jun 08, 2018 9:07 am

Bought 4-5x from DLW without any issues. Hands, crystals, inserts were all very nice.

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Re: Help with Seiko 775 'turtle' ceramic bezel inserts

Post by CarloDWC » Sat Jun 09, 2018 8:36 am

Never bought from him myself and don't usually do bezel replacements but the last project I did would benefit from a nice bezel insert, I like the ceramic ones but need to research a bit more. If I find anything I will share.

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