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Repainting markings on watch bezel?

  1. watchn00b

    watchn00b Aug 24, 2017

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    I'm a bit annoyed at the markings and wonder what can be done about it.

    Can I do it myself? How? What paint etc. How would the pro's do it if I handed it in for service?

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  2. imagwai

    imagwai Aug 24, 2017

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    Perhaps watch these. They show a couple of different methods.

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  3. watchn00b

    watchn00b Aug 24, 2017

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    imagwai: Thanks, I'll check those out.
     
    Edited Aug 24, 2017
  4. elbeik

    elbeik Aug 24, 2017

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    There are some seller who offer special markers.
    I think Amazon and watchobsession carry those.
     
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  5. abrod520

    abrod520 Aug 24, 2017

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  6. watchn00b

    watchn00b Sep 1, 2017

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    Should/Can I remove the bezel before painting? I guess it's not easy if doable and the risk of damaging the watch removing the bezel is greater than paint or paint thinner/cleaner damaging the watch.

    I'm going to use Revell enamel paint and Humbrol enamel thinners.
     
  7. watchn00b

    watchn00b Sep 2, 2017

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  8. automobilia42

    automobilia42 Sep 3, 2017

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    Looking good!
     
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  9. watchn00b

    watchn00b Sep 4, 2017

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    I think I'm done for now. If I remember correctly it was 3 or 4 layers.

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  10. imagwai

    imagwai Sep 4, 2017

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    Certainly an improvement, well done.
     
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