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Hi,
Saw this question asked on another forum with no reply so I thought I'd bring it over here for all you Seiko specialists to have a look at. Is it possible to fit any of the readily available Quartz movements, Seiko or otherwise, into a Seiko 007 / 009 case ? In order to make a modern get up and go beater, the equivalent of the old 7548 / 7c43, with the excellent look, practicality and aesthetics of the 007 / 009 ?
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I've never heard of this being done, though perhaps others can reply with more enlightenment than I'm able to offer.

If you're looking for a quartz Seiko beater diver, check out Ray K's SHC043 on the SCTP. The look is similar, and the performance of the 120-click bezel and outstanding lume will remind you of a 007 for sure. The sapphlex crystal is an upgrade from the 007's hardlex. Truly, any SHC quartz is a nice watch, especially if the attractive SKJ bezel swap has been performed. The price point will be similar to a 007 also.

Hope that helps

[Edit: I removed the hyperlink when I realized that I accidentally broke an SCTP rule by promoting an item for sale. I have no affiliation with Ray K, I just thought his watch was an expedient example to reference.]
 

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I am not sure if it has been done, but I am sure it is possible in some form. It is not a drop in mod like a 7548 into 6309 case. It would require extensive work to "fit" a quartz movt into the 007 case.

SHC043 is a great substitute off the shelf as stumpbass mentioned. The vintage 5H26-7A10 200m sq quartz is a favorite you might also look into. It seems that these are not as easy to comeby ast the SHC043.
 

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I'd say away from the SHC's if your hoping to get a bezel for it. Near impossible. I could not stand the stock one and I got rid of my SHC041. You may not notice from pictures 'cause I sure didn't, but the dial is small on those and it will bother you.
 
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