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Today i received a couple of Monster dials and hands. Just when i'm unpacking this stuff i see my modded black DLC SKX007 laying on my workbench. Suddenly this great idea popped into my head! I had to make another SKX007 Monster Mod again. Here's the result:




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Love it, I may even go so far as to say that is my favorite 007 mod ever.......


Can you explaing what was done with getting the Monster dial ring installed?
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While I like the general look, the double index chapter rings kind of bug me. I would make the outer one either plain black or perhaps silver.
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Well, i only had to adjust the chapterring...

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While I like the general look, the double index chapter rings kind of bug me. I would make the outer one either plain black or perhaps silver.
Plain black might look better, i'm also thinking about this dial:

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Like this:

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The overall look is awesome! I especially like the DLC finish on the case - a nice sheen but not too polished like in cheaper PVD watches. Where did you get the DLC done?

The double chapter rings are a tad busy IMO.

But a great overall mod. Congrats!!
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I prefer the all orange look, and yes, a plain chapter ring would make it a little less busy but I still like the offset of the black and white minute markers.
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Did you see mine? Not DLC'ed obviously but used OM dial with an ali chapter ring off a 6309.



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Yes i've seen it! I really like these mod's! I've made about 22 of the mod's now, all monster dials in SKX007 cases. And they are all different, you can see some of them on my website here.

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The DLC was done by Harold from Yobokies!

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The overall look is awesome! I especially like the DLC finish on the case - a nice sheen but not too polished like in cheaper PVD watches. Where did you get the DLC done?

The double chapter rings are a tad busy IMO.

But a great overall mod. Congrats!!
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Very well done !!!
I like it a lot !!!

Here's mine (not DLC, but teflon coated by Jay @ MCWW)
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Not bad at all!
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