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Re: Watch projects

Post by HapaHapa » Tue Apr 12, 2022 4:57 pm

^^^ That's a great one, Carlo!
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Re: Watch projects

Post by CarloDWC » Sat Apr 23, 2022 9:24 am

Thank you my friend. The next one was made using a Nethuns watch and installing some Dagaz Bund dial and sword hands.


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Re: Watch projects

Post by CarloDWC » Tue May 03, 2022 9:20 am

Latest project, SKX conversion case with crown at 3, slightly domed sapphire, large crown, smooth bezel and Namoki dial with pilot hands. Phantom pilot…

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Re: Watch projects

Post by AtomicTom » Tue May 03, 2022 10:42 am

Oh boy, I missed seeing the last few here above it looks like Carlo. :oops:
My apologies, they are all exceptional, not to mention all different
as well. I love it ! :excited: :clap: And what's mesmerizing really, is how no
matter the style, or what changes you are making, or decide to make
they always seem like the right ones. ;) No really, it's like you can read
minds, and not only do what you like, or think needs to be done. But
actually read our minds, or something, and then make the changes
we might want to see. Or wish we could make.

Oh, and have to add, the way you can make one watch feel classic, or
timeless, but then make something wild, along with eye-catching is just
amazing too sir. And although I believe I have said some of this above
before. It's true, and just has to be said again. :grin:

Another FANTASTIC fleet of phenoms Carlo ! ..An INCREDIBLY cool congrats
on each, and every one of them !!!

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Re: Watch projects

Post by HapaHapa » Tue May 03, 2022 11:39 am

CarloDWC wrote:
Tue May 03, 2022 9:20 am
Latest project, SKX conversion case with crown at 3, slightly domed sapphire, large crown, smooth bezel and Namoki dial with pilot hands. Phantom pilot…


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Re: Watch projects

Post by CarloDWC » Sun May 15, 2022 10:15 am

Thank you guys.

This next project is a San Martin Turtle watch, it has a movement with the black day wheel, original SKX173 dial and SPORK hands. This combination is not only good looking but also super luminous.

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Re: Watch projects

Post by HapaHapa » Sun May 15, 2022 10:44 am

Very nice, Carlo. Those San Martin cases give many more options for variety without sinking a lot of money just to get a different case.
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Re: Watch projects

Post by CGSshorty » Sun May 15, 2022 12:45 pm

I’ve got one of those 173 dials in the parts box. I need to do something with it.
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Re: Watch projects

Post by CarloDWC » Fri Jun 03, 2022 9:20 am

Thank you guys. Here is another one that I just completed a few days ago. This is an SKX Conversion case with crown at 3, NH36 movement and orange pilot dial and hands. Domed sapphire and big crown complete the looks.

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Re: Watch projects

Post by AtomicTom » Fri Jun 03, 2022 9:53 am

Carlo, you have been on a roll for the ages lately with all of these ! :o
Between the ideas you have, the way you implement them, and the
final results, it’s amazing to watch, or see. ;) :thumbsup: Because in reality
any one of these watches would be like a one time project for us.
I mean a lot of people will try to mod a watch. But it’s often a one
time thing, and a proud addition to their collections. However, as
a result of it being so difficult, most seem to just try it once.

Thankfully though, you never stopped with just one, and we’re able
to take modding to a different level. One which I know I am in awe of,
and believe everyone else is well. :salute: Seriously, this super Turtle, as
well as supercharged SKX are just astounding looks, and details wise.
You’ve outdone yourself yet again sir !! :grin:

Exceptional work as always Carlo. ..A HUMONGOUS congratulations !!!

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Re: Watch projects

Post by Bob1035 » Sun Jun 05, 2022 3:33 am

CarloDWC wrote:
Sun May 15, 2022 10:15 am
Thank you guys.

This next project is a San Martin Turtle watch, it has a movement with the black day wheel, original SKX173 dial and SPORK hands. This combination is not only good looking but also super luminous.


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The black day wheel is such a great touch!

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Re: Watch projects

Post by CarloDWC » Sun Jun 05, 2022 10:35 am

Thank you guys. Here is the next project, Islander Turtle with sand blasted case with pilot dial and hands.

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Re: Watch projects

Post by deepcdvr » Tue Jun 07, 2022 4:19 pm

I love sandwich dials
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Re: Watch projects

Post by HapaHapa » Tue Jun 07, 2022 8:17 pm

That one rocks, Carlo!
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Re: Watch projects

Post by AtomicTom » Wed Jun 08, 2022 10:09 am

Yeah, this one’s awesome actually Carlo ! :excited:

The overall look from a distance, or at first glance is classic. But
as you take a couple seconds to dive into things :) , this latest
creation throws us multiple curve balls. And really just one might
make this watch nice, or cooler, but it’s the combination of the
changes, along with changes you always choose to make that
seem to work some real magic sir. :salute:

I think many of us would have maybe been lucky to add this cool
contrasting bezel. However, to give the depth to the watch with
this epic dial, AND make it like B&R style with it, as well as the
hands takes things to new heights !

You automatically get an aviation/pilot’s diver, and it does indeed
rock as Eric said. ;) A GIANT congrats on the fantastic final results !!!

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Re: Watch projects

Post by CarloDWC » Sat Jun 11, 2022 9:17 am

Thank you for the kind words guys. This next one is one I did a few weeks ago. SKK aftermarket case without crown guards, domed sapphire, Seiko NH hacking and hand winding movement, Ceramic Bezel insert, military dial and pilot hands.

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Re: Watch projects

Post by AtomicTom » Sat Jun 11, 2022 10:00 am

Man Carlo, you have been on fire lately to tell the truth ! :headbang:

What’s astounding is how every single watch actually is a genuine
unending highlight. With details that both open the eyes, as well
as catch the eye. :o ..From the smallest to the largest of details,
each watch seems have the latest technological upgrades. Along
with personalities that are wonderful, as well as timeless sir. 8-) :)
And as always it’s so much fun just to see. ..The Carlo Collection
continues to amaze. It’s amazing !!! :grin:

By the way, I just love the combinations of details in all of these
watches. Those together with the great choices you make, make
each new watch become a showstopper. ..Have to thank you just
for taking the time to share these with us !!!

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Re: Watch projects

Post by CarloDWC » Sat Jun 18, 2022 1:55 pm

Here is my latest. Earlier 62MAS case, Seiko Movement with black date wheel, Blue sunburst original Seiko dial and hands, nice sapphire crystal. Hard to take pictures with domed crystals...

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Re: Watch projects

Post by CarloDWC » Sat Jun 25, 2022 8:56 am

My interpretation of Field/Pilot watch. Seiko SARZ005 with domed sapphire, military dial and pilot hands.

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Re: Watch projects

Post by AtomicTom » Sat Jun 25, 2022 10:18 am

The pictures look fine to me Carlo, or actually fantastic ! ;) :clap:

From those wonderful crystals, to the most bold, as well as intricate of
details, these two are home runs here. Or grand slams to be a little more
accurate. :grin: And you know, they are actually better than grand slams when
you think about it. Because there are more than four great things about
each of the watches. .. Seriously, the crystals add a lot, so that's one.
Then you have the hands, that's two, the dial details, that's three. The
dial depth, and chapter rings, that's four, and five. Not to mention date
wheels, lume, some terrific bezels, what looks like new crowns, some
polishing, and even straps to come. ..That's 11 sir. :o

Carlo, you've gone to eleven on a scale of 1-10 ! :headbang:

Two more showstoppers here without a doubt. ..Crazy cool honestly.
Can't thank you enough for the looks Carlo !!!

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