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Joined: February 22nd, 2012, 8:12 am

September 19th, 2012, 7:59 am #1

...........................Geeday from the Chair and the Blunder Down Under ...............................

I guess you could say that the madness of what I'm about to show started here >>> But pls do hold On  >>>
http://www.network54.com/Forum/207593/m ... 3B%26gt%3B

From that moment I was smitten with the Screw Pusher Panda Cosmo ,, but life in a wheelchair takes a heck of a toll on a watch , constant contact with the push rims not to mention when frequently I fall out after a spasm of an uneven floor join and kiss mother earth

So I knew I could NOT wear this Cosmo in the Chair , then occurred to me the thought , like the Thunder Down Under ,, why not build one I can

I do really LOVE to build Watches and Connect with them in a very different way than collecting or wearing

The journey was fraught with Peril LOL Uber Delays finding what I needed for this build , but I just have to reach out yet again ,, to my brother from annuda mudda Werner who helped make this dream a reality , Gatsby the GR8 One , Danke from your Burschi M8 down under I owe u BIG

The donor was from a best mate in Cali , a perfect complete D series 116520 >> Tanks Special K  

The Journey Begins >>>>



Sweet looking Bugger huh >>>











Now I needed a Tool (no not me albeit I resemble that remark) thanks Don u ROCK >>>



Ohhhh yeah OEM Rolex >>>



But how to use it ? Dunno , dun care let's just get at IT >>>



Enter the first custom part (just for Jocke , sorry for the tittle m8 but had too) >>>



Protection onboard ,, Well if it's Not on , its NOT ON >>>



2 , 4 , 6 , 8 Bog in dun wait >>>



No return from here it's ALL or Nada >>>



Man those Crystal OEM gaskets are as tight as a Fish's Bum >>>



Got Cha ya Bugger >>>



New OEM Gasket installed and ready to Press >>>



Guess I better get the etched coronet bang on at 6 , (crystal has a small etched coronet) anal I know but hey , shoot me >>>



Side fit looks Good >>>



Yep she's on Alright >>>



NICE >>>



Looking GOOD >>>



Better check the seal , 3 ATM here I GO >>>



Almost at 3 , so Far , So GOOD >>>



No fish farts , always a good Sign

First W'S >>>



Me likes Cosmo on Woven NATO >>>

















Just when you thought you were OUT , they PULL you back IN ,, Wats This >>>



Why on earth pull her apart again >>>



Yep that's a white dial Alright >>>



And WHY takes those hands OFF >>>



I'll bet by NOW you can GUESS what's coming , a Skeleton Daytona >>>



KAKA >>> 





What I can say is that new OEM hands are a TIGHT FIT , best Support the jewels underneath or they may end up in China after the press fit >>>



Almost DONE Hoorah >>>



Damn the 4130 is a killah movement , next mod will be an exhibition CASEBACK , So Pretty >>>



Grease up the gaskets , close her up and , way STOKED

Let's TRY that NATO again >>>





I know iPhone images suck but well ,, it's all I got >>>





OYSTER ME BABY >>>  







Black is Back >>>



And Vertical >>> 



Maybe you can see where this is Going Now >>>



RACE ME Baby >>> The Retro Look I was After , Mini & Maxi >>>



Vintage for Special occasions and Maxi for a Beater >>>





So HAPPY with how this turned OUT >>>





And just ONE more (OCD in Overdrive) >>>



Once again thanks to Kenny in SoCal and Werner , I couldn't be HAPPIER , love doing this kind of work , and love the outcome

So Jocke in answer to ya question M8 >>>

A CUSTOM ROLEX , with some Vintage DNA

If you made it this far , perhaps I can recommend a good counsellor , mine SUCKS




"Power Up"

Cheers Hammer

PLEASE EXCUSE THE TYPO'S IM USING VOICE RECOGNITION SOFTWARE TO TYPE THIS JUST LMK IF ANY CLARIFICATION IS REQUIRED ??
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Joined: September 8th, 2003, 7:26 am

September 19th, 2012, 8:37 am #2

What a fantastic post from you, Brother --- you are an artist, very well done -- LOVE THE PANDA DAYTONA !!!!!!!!
Nobody can explain, why Rolex never made such a beautiful Panda -- now, we have one +++ WHAT A BEAUTY IT IS !!!!

ENJOY, MATE !!!!!!
yours
W


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Joined: December 7th, 2011, 1:25 pm

September 19th, 2012, 8:43 am #3

...........................Geeday from the Chair and the Blunder Down Under ...............................

I guess you could say that the madness of what I'm about to show started here >>> But pls do hold On  >>>
http://www.network54.com/Forum/207593/m ... 3B%26gt%3B

From that moment I was smitten with the Screw Pusher Panda Cosmo ,, but life in a wheelchair takes a heck of a toll on a watch , constant contact with the push rims not to mention when frequently I fall out after a spasm of an uneven floor join and kiss mother earth

So I knew I could NOT wear this Cosmo in the Chair , then occurred to me the thought , like the Thunder Down Under ,, why not build one I can

I do really LOVE to build Watches and Connect with them in a very different way than collecting or wearing

The journey was fraught with Peril LOL Uber Delays finding what I needed for this build , but I just have to reach out yet again ,, to my brother from annuda mudda Werner who helped make this dream a reality , Gatsby the GR8 One , Danke from your Burschi M8 down under I owe u BIG

The donor was from a best mate in Cali , a perfect complete D series 116520 >> Tanks Special K  

The Journey Begins >>>>



Sweet looking Bugger huh >>>











Now I needed a Tool (no not me albeit I resemble that remark) thanks Don u ROCK >>>



Ohhhh yeah OEM Rolex >>>



But how to use it ? Dunno , dun care let's just get at IT >>>



Enter the first custom part (just for Jocke , sorry for the tittle m8 but had too) >>>



Protection onboard ,, Well if it's Not on , its NOT ON >>>



2 , 4 , 6 , 8 Bog in dun wait >>>



No return from here it's ALL or Nada >>>



Man those Crystal OEM gaskets are as tight as a Fish's Bum >>>



Got Cha ya Bugger >>>



New OEM Gasket installed and ready to Press >>>



Guess I better get the etched coronet bang on at 6 , (crystal has a small etched coronet) anal I know but hey , shoot me >>>



Side fit looks Good >>>



Yep she's on Alright >>>



NICE >>>



Looking GOOD >>>



Better check the seal , 3 ATM here I GO >>>



Almost at 3 , so Far , So GOOD >>>



No fish farts , always a good Sign

First W'S >>>



Me likes Cosmo on Woven NATO >>>

















Just when you thought you were OUT , they PULL you back IN ,, Wats This >>>



Why on earth pull her apart again >>>



Yep that's a white dial Alright >>>



And WHY takes those hands OFF >>>



I'll bet by NOW you can GUESS what's coming , a Skeleton Daytona >>>



KAKA >>> 





What I can say is that new OEM hands are a TIGHT FIT , best Support the jewels underneath or they may end up in China after the press fit >>>



Almost DONE Hoorah >>>



Damn the 4130 is a killah movement , next mod will be an exhibition CASEBACK , So Pretty >>>



Grease up the gaskets , close her up and , way STOKED

Let's TRY that NATO again >>>





I know iPhone images suck but well ,, it's all I got >>>





OYSTER ME BABY >>>  







Black is Back >>>



And Vertical >>> 



Maybe you can see where this is Going Now >>>



RACE ME Baby >>> The Retro Look I was After , Mini & Maxi >>>



Vintage for Special occasions and Maxi for a Beater >>>





So HAPPY with how this turned OUT >>>





And just ONE more (OCD in Overdrive) >>>



Once again thanks to Kenny in SoCal and Werner , I couldn't be HAPPIER , love doing this kind of work , and love the outcome

So Jocke in answer to ya question M8 >>>

A CUSTOM ROLEX , with some Vintage DNA

If you made it this far , perhaps I can recommend a good counsellor , mine SUCKS




"Power Up"

Cheers Hammer

PLEASE EXCUSE THE TYPO'S IM USING VOICE RECOGNITION SOFTWARE TO TYPE THIS JUST LMK IF ANY CLARIFICATION IS REQUIRED ??
Very inspiring. I have no problems with customizing modern Rolies, from a design point of view they need help .

Thanks for sharing.

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Joined: July 25th, 2010, 6:16 am

September 19th, 2012, 9:01 am #4

...........................Geeday from the Chair and the Blunder Down Under ...............................

I guess you could say that the madness of what I'm about to show started here >>> But pls do hold On  >>>
http://www.network54.com/Forum/207593/m ... 3B%26gt%3B

From that moment I was smitten with the Screw Pusher Panda Cosmo ,, but life in a wheelchair takes a heck of a toll on a watch , constant contact with the push rims not to mention when frequently I fall out after a spasm of an uneven floor join and kiss mother earth

So I knew I could NOT wear this Cosmo in the Chair , then occurred to me the thought , like the Thunder Down Under ,, why not build one I can

I do really LOVE to build Watches and Connect with them in a very different way than collecting or wearing

The journey was fraught with Peril LOL Uber Delays finding what I needed for this build , but I just have to reach out yet again ,, to my brother from annuda mudda Werner who helped make this dream a reality , Gatsby the GR8 One , Danke from your Burschi M8 down under I owe u BIG

The donor was from a best mate in Cali , a perfect complete D series 116520 >> Tanks Special K  

The Journey Begins >>>>



Sweet looking Bugger huh >>>











Now I needed a Tool (no not me albeit I resemble that remark) thanks Don u ROCK >>>



Ohhhh yeah OEM Rolex >>>



But how to use it ? Dunno , dun care let's just get at IT >>>



Enter the first custom part (just for Jocke , sorry for the tittle m8 but had too) >>>



Protection onboard ,, Well if it's Not on , its NOT ON >>>



2 , 4 , 6 , 8 Bog in dun wait >>>



No return from here it's ALL or Nada >>>



Man those Crystal OEM gaskets are as tight as a Fish's Bum >>>



Got Cha ya Bugger >>>



New OEM Gasket installed and ready to Press >>>



Guess I better get the etched coronet bang on at 6 , (crystal has a small etched coronet) anal I know but hey , shoot me >>>



Side fit looks Good >>>



Yep she's on Alright >>>



NICE >>>



Looking GOOD >>>



Better check the seal , 3 ATM here I GO >>>



Almost at 3 , so Far , So GOOD >>>



No fish farts , always a good Sign

First W'S >>>



Me likes Cosmo on Woven NATO >>>

















Just when you thought you were OUT , they PULL you back IN ,, Wats This >>>



Why on earth pull her apart again >>>



Yep that's a white dial Alright >>>



And WHY takes those hands OFF >>>



I'll bet by NOW you can GUESS what's coming , a Skeleton Daytona >>>



KAKA >>> 





What I can say is that new OEM hands are a TIGHT FIT , best Support the jewels underneath or they may end up in China after the press fit >>>



Almost DONE Hoorah >>>



Damn the 4130 is a killah movement , next mod will be an exhibition CASEBACK , So Pretty >>>



Grease up the gaskets , close her up and , way STOKED

Let's TRY that NATO again >>>





I know iPhone images suck but well ,, it's all I got >>>





OYSTER ME BABY >>>  







Black is Back >>>



And Vertical >>> 



Maybe you can see where this is Going Now >>>



RACE ME Baby >>> The Retro Look I was After , Mini & Maxi >>>



Vintage for Special occasions and Maxi for a Beater >>>





So HAPPY with how this turned OUT >>>





And just ONE more (OCD in Overdrive) >>>



Once again thanks to Kenny in SoCal and Werner , I couldn't be HAPPIER , love doing this kind of work , and love the outcome

So Jocke in answer to ya question M8 >>>

A CUSTOM ROLEX , with some Vintage DNA

If you made it this far , perhaps I can recommend a good counsellor , mine SUCKS




"Power Up"

Cheers Hammer

PLEASE EXCUSE THE TYPO'S IM USING VOICE RECOGNITION SOFTWARE TO TYPE THIS JUST LMK IF ANY CLARIFICATION IS REQUIRED ??
The racing dial is one of Rolex's better designs for a long time. Great imagination, Hammer.

Best ...MC
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Joined: September 25th, 2007, 6:48 am

September 19th, 2012, 9:48 am #5

...........................Geeday from the Chair and the Blunder Down Under ...............................

I guess you could say that the madness of what I'm about to show started here >>> But pls do hold On  >>>
http://www.network54.com/Forum/207593/m ... 3B%26gt%3B

From that moment I was smitten with the Screw Pusher Panda Cosmo ,, but life in a wheelchair takes a heck of a toll on a watch , constant contact with the push rims not to mention when frequently I fall out after a spasm of an uneven floor join and kiss mother earth

So I knew I could NOT wear this Cosmo in the Chair , then occurred to me the thought , like the Thunder Down Under ,, why not build one I can

I do really LOVE to build Watches and Connect with them in a very different way than collecting or wearing

The journey was fraught with Peril LOL Uber Delays finding what I needed for this build , but I just have to reach out yet again ,, to my brother from annuda mudda Werner who helped make this dream a reality , Gatsby the GR8 One , Danke from your Burschi M8 down under I owe u BIG

The donor was from a best mate in Cali , a perfect complete D series 116520 >> Tanks Special K  

The Journey Begins >>>>



Sweet looking Bugger huh >>>











Now I needed a Tool (no not me albeit I resemble that remark) thanks Don u ROCK >>>



Ohhhh yeah OEM Rolex >>>



But how to use it ? Dunno , dun care let's just get at IT >>>



Enter the first custom part (just for Jocke , sorry for the tittle m8 but had too) >>>



Protection onboard ,, Well if it's Not on , its NOT ON >>>



2 , 4 , 6 , 8 Bog in dun wait >>>



No return from here it's ALL or Nada >>>



Man those Crystal OEM gaskets are as tight as a Fish's Bum >>>



Got Cha ya Bugger >>>



New OEM Gasket installed and ready to Press >>>



Guess I better get the etched coronet bang on at 6 , (crystal has a small etched coronet) anal I know but hey , shoot me >>>



Side fit looks Good >>>



Yep she's on Alright >>>



NICE >>>



Looking GOOD >>>



Better check the seal , 3 ATM here I GO >>>



Almost at 3 , so Far , So GOOD >>>



No fish farts , always a good Sign

First W'S >>>



Me likes Cosmo on Woven NATO >>>

















Just when you thought you were OUT , they PULL you back IN ,, Wats This >>>



Why on earth pull her apart again >>>



Yep that's a white dial Alright >>>



And WHY takes those hands OFF >>>



I'll bet by NOW you can GUESS what's coming , a Skeleton Daytona >>>



KAKA >>> 





What I can say is that new OEM hands are a TIGHT FIT , best Support the jewels underneath or they may end up in China after the press fit >>>



Almost DONE Hoorah >>>



Damn the 4130 is a killah movement , next mod will be an exhibition CASEBACK , So Pretty >>>



Grease up the gaskets , close her up and , way STOKED

Let's TRY that NATO again >>>





I know iPhone images suck but well ,, it's all I got >>>





OYSTER ME BABY >>>  







Black is Back >>>



And Vertical >>> 



Maybe you can see where this is Going Now >>>



RACE ME Baby >>> The Retro Look I was After , Mini & Maxi >>>



Vintage for Special occasions and Maxi for a Beater >>>





So HAPPY with how this turned OUT >>>





And just ONE more (OCD in Overdrive) >>>



Once again thanks to Kenny in SoCal and Werner , I couldn't be HAPPIER , love doing this kind of work , and love the outcome

So Jocke in answer to ya question M8 >>>

A CUSTOM ROLEX , with some Vintage DNA

If you made it this far , perhaps I can recommend a good counsellor , mine SUCKS




"Power Up"

Cheers Hammer

PLEASE EXCUSE THE TYPO'S IM USING VOICE RECOGNITION SOFTWARE TO TYPE THIS JUST LMK IF ANY CLARIFICATION IS REQUIRED ??
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Joined: June 11th, 2008, 9:05 pm

September 19th, 2012, 10:28 am #6

Hammer,
Very cool journey! From where comes the bezel?
Thx, mcotter
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Joined: January 28th, 2011, 1:52 am

September 19th, 2012, 11:12 am #7

...........................Geeday from the Chair and the Blunder Down Under ...............................

I guess you could say that the madness of what I'm about to show started here >>> But pls do hold On  >>>
http://www.network54.com/Forum/207593/m ... 3B%26gt%3B

From that moment I was smitten with the Screw Pusher Panda Cosmo ,, but life in a wheelchair takes a heck of a toll on a watch , constant contact with the push rims not to mention when frequently I fall out after a spasm of an uneven floor join and kiss mother earth

So I knew I could NOT wear this Cosmo in the Chair , then occurred to me the thought , like the Thunder Down Under ,, why not build one I can

I do really LOVE to build Watches and Connect with them in a very different way than collecting or wearing

The journey was fraught with Peril LOL Uber Delays finding what I needed for this build , but I just have to reach out yet again ,, to my brother from annuda mudda Werner who helped make this dream a reality , Gatsby the GR8 One , Danke from your Burschi M8 down under I owe u BIG

The donor was from a best mate in Cali , a perfect complete D series 116520 >> Tanks Special K  

The Journey Begins >>>>



Sweet looking Bugger huh >>>











Now I needed a Tool (no not me albeit I resemble that remark) thanks Don u ROCK >>>



Ohhhh yeah OEM Rolex >>>



But how to use it ? Dunno , dun care let's just get at IT >>>



Enter the first custom part (just for Jocke , sorry for the tittle m8 but had too) >>>



Protection onboard ,, Well if it's Not on , its NOT ON >>>



2 , 4 , 6 , 8 Bog in dun wait >>>



No return from here it's ALL or Nada >>>



Man those Crystal OEM gaskets are as tight as a Fish's Bum >>>



Got Cha ya Bugger >>>



New OEM Gasket installed and ready to Press >>>



Guess I better get the etched coronet bang on at 6 , (crystal has a small etched coronet) anal I know but hey , shoot me >>>



Side fit looks Good >>>



Yep she's on Alright >>>



NICE >>>



Looking GOOD >>>



Better check the seal , 3 ATM here I GO >>>



Almost at 3 , so Far , So GOOD >>>



No fish farts , always a good Sign

First W'S >>>



Me likes Cosmo on Woven NATO >>>

















Just when you thought you were OUT , they PULL you back IN ,, Wats This >>>



Why on earth pull her apart again >>>



Yep that's a white dial Alright >>>



And WHY takes those hands OFF >>>



I'll bet by NOW you can GUESS what's coming , a Skeleton Daytona >>>



KAKA >>> 





What I can say is that new OEM hands are a TIGHT FIT , best Support the jewels underneath or they may end up in China after the press fit >>>



Almost DONE Hoorah >>>



Damn the 4130 is a killah movement , next mod will be an exhibition CASEBACK , So Pretty >>>



Grease up the gaskets , close her up and , way STOKED

Let's TRY that NATO again >>>





I know iPhone images suck but well ,, it's all I got >>>





OYSTER ME BABY >>>  







Black is Back >>>



And Vertical >>> 



Maybe you can see where this is Going Now >>>



RACE ME Baby >>> The Retro Look I was After , Mini & Maxi >>>



Vintage for Special occasions and Maxi for a Beater >>>





So HAPPY with how this turned OUT >>>





And just ONE more (OCD in Overdrive) >>>



Once again thanks to Kenny in SoCal and Werner , I couldn't be HAPPIER , love doing this kind of work , and love the outcome

So Jocke in answer to ya question M8 >>>

A CUSTOM ROLEX , with some Vintage DNA

If you made it this far , perhaps I can recommend a good counsellor , mine SUCKS




"Power Up"

Cheers Hammer

PLEASE EXCUSE THE TYPO'S IM USING VOICE RECOGNITION SOFTWARE TO TYPE THIS JUST LMK IF ANY CLARIFICATION IS REQUIRED ??
Alan & Co for an eye catching custom racing dial & hands.

Thanks for sharing Hammer and wear it in good health
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Joined: October 12th, 2006, 4:29 pm

September 19th, 2012, 12:27 pm #8

...........................Geeday from the Chair and the Blunder Down Under ...............................

I guess you could say that the madness of what I'm about to show started here >>> But pls do hold On  >>>
http://www.network54.com/Forum/207593/m ... 3B%26gt%3B

From that moment I was smitten with the Screw Pusher Panda Cosmo ,, but life in a wheelchair takes a heck of a toll on a watch , constant contact with the push rims not to mention when frequently I fall out after a spasm of an uneven floor join and kiss mother earth

So I knew I could NOT wear this Cosmo in the Chair , then occurred to me the thought , like the Thunder Down Under ,, why not build one I can

I do really LOVE to build Watches and Connect with them in a very different way than collecting or wearing

The journey was fraught with Peril LOL Uber Delays finding what I needed for this build , but I just have to reach out yet again ,, to my brother from annuda mudda Werner who helped make this dream a reality , Gatsby the GR8 One , Danke from your Burschi M8 down under I owe u BIG

The donor was from a best mate in Cali , a perfect complete D series 116520 >> Tanks Special K  

The Journey Begins >>>>



Sweet looking Bugger huh >>>











Now I needed a Tool (no not me albeit I resemble that remark) thanks Don u ROCK >>>



Ohhhh yeah OEM Rolex >>>



But how to use it ? Dunno , dun care let's just get at IT >>>



Enter the first custom part (just for Jocke , sorry for the tittle m8 but had too) >>>



Protection onboard ,, Well if it's Not on , its NOT ON >>>



2 , 4 , 6 , 8 Bog in dun wait >>>



No return from here it's ALL or Nada >>>



Man those Crystal OEM gaskets are as tight as a Fish's Bum >>>



Got Cha ya Bugger >>>



New OEM Gasket installed and ready to Press >>>



Guess I better get the etched coronet bang on at 6 , (crystal has a small etched coronet) anal I know but hey , shoot me >>>



Side fit looks Good >>>



Yep she's on Alright >>>



NICE >>>



Looking GOOD >>>



Better check the seal , 3 ATM here I GO >>>



Almost at 3 , so Far , So GOOD >>>



No fish farts , always a good Sign

First W'S >>>



Me likes Cosmo on Woven NATO >>>

















Just when you thought you were OUT , they PULL you back IN ,, Wats This >>>



Why on earth pull her apart again >>>



Yep that's a white dial Alright >>>



And WHY takes those hands OFF >>>



I'll bet by NOW you can GUESS what's coming , a Skeleton Daytona >>>



KAKA >>> 





What I can say is that new OEM hands are a TIGHT FIT , best Support the jewels underneath or they may end up in China after the press fit >>>



Almost DONE Hoorah >>>



Damn the 4130 is a killah movement , next mod will be an exhibition CASEBACK , So Pretty >>>



Grease up the gaskets , close her up and , way STOKED

Let's TRY that NATO again >>>





I know iPhone images suck but well ,, it's all I got >>>





OYSTER ME BABY >>>  







Black is Back >>>



And Vertical >>> 



Maybe you can see where this is Going Now >>>



RACE ME Baby >>> The Retro Look I was After , Mini & Maxi >>>



Vintage for Special occasions and Maxi for a Beater >>>





So HAPPY with how this turned OUT >>>





And just ONE more (OCD in Overdrive) >>>



Once again thanks to Kenny in SoCal and Werner , I couldn't be HAPPIER , love doing this kind of work , and love the outcome

So Jocke in answer to ya question M8 >>>

A CUSTOM ROLEX , with some Vintage DNA

If you made it this far , perhaps I can recommend a good counsellor , mine SUCKS




"Power Up"

Cheers Hammer

PLEASE EXCUSE THE TYPO'S IM USING VOICE RECOGNITION SOFTWARE TO TYPE THIS JUST LMK IF ANY CLARIFICATION IS REQUIRED ??
Great piece of work H--looks super--regards
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Joined: July 2nd, 2004, 1:19 pm

September 19th, 2012, 1:36 pm #9

...........................Geeday from the Chair and the Blunder Down Under ...............................

I guess you could say that the madness of what I'm about to show started here >>> But pls do hold On  >>>
http://www.network54.com/Forum/207593/m ... 3B%26gt%3B

From that moment I was smitten with the Screw Pusher Panda Cosmo ,, but life in a wheelchair takes a heck of a toll on a watch , constant contact with the push rims not to mention when frequently I fall out after a spasm of an uneven floor join and kiss mother earth

So I knew I could NOT wear this Cosmo in the Chair , then occurred to me the thought , like the Thunder Down Under ,, why not build one I can

I do really LOVE to build Watches and Connect with them in a very different way than collecting or wearing

The journey was fraught with Peril LOL Uber Delays finding what I needed for this build , but I just have to reach out yet again ,, to my brother from annuda mudda Werner who helped make this dream a reality , Gatsby the GR8 One , Danke from your Burschi M8 down under I owe u BIG

The donor was from a best mate in Cali , a perfect complete D series 116520 >> Tanks Special K  

The Journey Begins >>>>



Sweet looking Bugger huh >>>











Now I needed a Tool (no not me albeit I resemble that remark) thanks Don u ROCK >>>



Ohhhh yeah OEM Rolex >>>



But how to use it ? Dunno , dun care let's just get at IT >>>



Enter the first custom part (just for Jocke , sorry for the tittle m8 but had too) >>>



Protection onboard ,, Well if it's Not on , its NOT ON >>>



2 , 4 , 6 , 8 Bog in dun wait >>>



No return from here it's ALL or Nada >>>



Man those Crystal OEM gaskets are as tight as a Fish's Bum >>>



Got Cha ya Bugger >>>



New OEM Gasket installed and ready to Press >>>



Guess I better get the etched coronet bang on at 6 , (crystal has a small etched coronet) anal I know but hey , shoot me >>>



Side fit looks Good >>>



Yep she's on Alright >>>



NICE >>>



Looking GOOD >>>



Better check the seal , 3 ATM here I GO >>>



Almost at 3 , so Far , So GOOD >>>



No fish farts , always a good Sign

First W'S >>>



Me likes Cosmo on Woven NATO >>>

















Just when you thought you were OUT , they PULL you back IN ,, Wats This >>>



Why on earth pull her apart again >>>



Yep that's a white dial Alright >>>



And WHY takes those hands OFF >>>



I'll bet by NOW you can GUESS what's coming , a Skeleton Daytona >>>



KAKA >>> 





What I can say is that new OEM hands are a TIGHT FIT , best Support the jewels underneath or they may end up in China after the press fit >>>



Almost DONE Hoorah >>>



Damn the 4130 is a killah movement , next mod will be an exhibition CASEBACK , So Pretty >>>



Grease up the gaskets , close her up and , way STOKED

Let's TRY that NATO again >>>





I know iPhone images suck but well ,, it's all I got >>>





OYSTER ME BABY >>>  







Black is Back >>>



And Vertical >>> 



Maybe you can see where this is Going Now >>>



RACE ME Baby >>> The Retro Look I was After , Mini & Maxi >>>



Vintage for Special occasions and Maxi for a Beater >>>





So HAPPY with how this turned OUT >>>





And just ONE more (OCD in Overdrive) >>>



Once again thanks to Kenny in SoCal and Werner , I couldn't be HAPPIER , love doing this kind of work , and love the outcome

So Jocke in answer to ya question M8 >>>

A CUSTOM ROLEX , with some Vintage DNA

If you made it this far , perhaps I can recommend a good counsellor , mine SUCKS




"Power Up"

Cheers Hammer

PLEASE EXCUSE THE TYPO'S IM USING VOICE RECOGNITION SOFTWARE TO TYPE THIS JUST LMK IF ANY CLARIFICATION IS REQUIRED ??
Great costum job!
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September 19th, 2012, 3:17 pm #10

...........................Geeday from the Chair and the Blunder Down Under ...............................

I guess you could say that the madness of what I'm about to show started here >>> But pls do hold On  >>>
http://www.network54.com/Forum/207593/m ... 3B%26gt%3B

From that moment I was smitten with the Screw Pusher Panda Cosmo ,, but life in a wheelchair takes a heck of a toll on a watch , constant contact with the push rims not to mention when frequently I fall out after a spasm of an uneven floor join and kiss mother earth

So I knew I could NOT wear this Cosmo in the Chair , then occurred to me the thought , like the Thunder Down Under ,, why not build one I can

I do really LOVE to build Watches and Connect with them in a very different way than collecting or wearing

The journey was fraught with Peril LOL Uber Delays finding what I needed for this build , but I just have to reach out yet again ,, to my brother from annuda mudda Werner who helped make this dream a reality , Gatsby the GR8 One , Danke from your Burschi M8 down under I owe u BIG

The donor was from a best mate in Cali , a perfect complete D series 116520 >> Tanks Special K  

The Journey Begins >>>>



Sweet looking Bugger huh >>>











Now I needed a Tool (no not me albeit I resemble that remark) thanks Don u ROCK >>>



Ohhhh yeah OEM Rolex >>>



But how to use it ? Dunno , dun care let's just get at IT >>>



Enter the first custom part (just for Jocke , sorry for the tittle m8 but had too) >>>



Protection onboard ,, Well if it's Not on , its NOT ON >>>



2 , 4 , 6 , 8 Bog in dun wait >>>



No return from here it's ALL or Nada >>>



Man those Crystal OEM gaskets are as tight as a Fish's Bum >>>



Got Cha ya Bugger >>>



New OEM Gasket installed and ready to Press >>>



Guess I better get the etched coronet bang on at 6 , (crystal has a small etched coronet) anal I know but hey , shoot me >>>



Side fit looks Good >>>



Yep she's on Alright >>>



NICE >>>



Looking GOOD >>>



Better check the seal , 3 ATM here I GO >>>



Almost at 3 , so Far , So GOOD >>>



No fish farts , always a good Sign

First W'S >>>



Me likes Cosmo on Woven NATO >>>

















Just when you thought you were OUT , they PULL you back IN ,, Wats This >>>



Why on earth pull her apart again >>>



Yep that's a white dial Alright >>>



And WHY takes those hands OFF >>>



I'll bet by NOW you can GUESS what's coming , a Skeleton Daytona >>>



KAKA >>> 





What I can say is that new OEM hands are a TIGHT FIT , best Support the jewels underneath or they may end up in China after the press fit >>>



Almost DONE Hoorah >>>



Damn the 4130 is a killah movement , next mod will be an exhibition CASEBACK , So Pretty >>>



Grease up the gaskets , close her up and , way STOKED

Let's TRY that NATO again >>>





I know iPhone images suck but well ,, it's all I got >>>





OYSTER ME BABY >>>  







Black is Back >>>



And Vertical >>> 



Maybe you can see where this is Going Now >>>



RACE ME Baby >>> The Retro Look I was After , Mini & Maxi >>>



Vintage for Special occasions and Maxi for a Beater >>>





So HAPPY with how this turned OUT >>>





And just ONE more (OCD in Overdrive) >>>



Once again thanks to Kenny in SoCal and Werner , I couldn't be HAPPIER , love doing this kind of work , and love the outcome

So Jocke in answer to ya question M8 >>>

A CUSTOM ROLEX , with some Vintage DNA

If you made it this far , perhaps I can recommend a good counsellor , mine SUCKS




"Power Up"

Cheers Hammer

PLEASE EXCUSE THE TYPO'S IM USING VOICE RECOGNITION SOFTWARE TO TYPE THIS JUST LMK IF ANY CLARIFICATION IS REQUIRED ??
...and looks wonderful with the red hands
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