Convert to brushed metal?

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Convert to brushed metal?

calmh
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April 8th, 2012, 3:58 pm #1

I really like the look of the titanium watches, but don't really care for the metal itself. Has anyone "converted" the polished metal (bezel etc) to a brushed metal look? I'm curious if this is doable at all and if there might be someone who offers it as a service...
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April 8th, 2012, 5:44 pm #2

a few years back, I had the bezel of my 162 brushed, and you might be interested to see the result below. I took it to a specialist watch repair centre in London - best £50 I ever spent IMHO.



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April 8th, 2012, 7:58 pm #3

I really like the look of the titanium watches, but don't really care for the metal itself. Has anyone "converted" the polished metal (bezel etc) to a brushed metal look? I'm curious if this is doable at all and if there might be someone who offers it as a service...
Removes all polished parts....

Not for everyone, but I love the look






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April 8th, 2012, 8:32 pm #4

a few years back, I had the bezel of my 162 brushed, and you might be interested to see the result below. I took it to a specialist watch repair centre in London - best £50 I ever spent IMHO.


311 has polished bezel.
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April 8th, 2012, 9:18 pm #5

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April 8th, 2012, 10:58 pm #6

351, I believe, has a polished titanium bezel [nt]
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April 9th, 2012, 8:51 am #7

I really like the look of the titanium watches, but don't really care for the metal itself. Has anyone "converted" the polished metal (bezel etc) to a brushed metal look? I'm curious if this is doable at all and if there might be someone who offers it as a service...
Each to their own, but how could you do that man?

if you like it wear it with pride...

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April 9th, 2012, 2:17 pm #8

Removes all polished parts....

Not for everyone, but I love the look






Studio City, CA
And pretty much what I was looking for. Maybe I'll give that a try; I assume scotchbrite isn't hard enough to be able to damage the crystal?
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