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I decided to clean up my Seamaster bracelet a little bit to get the bracelet and clasp looking a little newer.

I took the bracelet off of the watch and taped it down in order to be able to get smooth strokes with the scotchbrite (which I cut in small pieces). I also taped off the polished links so that they would not end up turning into a brushed finish.

All-in-all, took about 15 minutes to do, and produced some excellent results!

Of course, scratches are inevitable, but it's like giving the bracelet and clasp a nice detailing.

And speaking of clasp...Omega doesn't currently make an adjustable clasp that we can modify for the 18mm bracelets, do they? I'd do anything for one of those push-adjustable clasps.

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You've done a great job. (y)
Looks new.
 
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Nice. Thanks for the illustration thru pics. Your extra preparation with tapping produced a professional quality retouch of your bracelet. Enjoy the fruits of your labour.
 

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You've done a stand up job with helpful illustrations. At one point I may end up giving your method a go myself.

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Thanks so much! It's a very easy job to do - just some painter's tape and scotchbrite, and having a bracelet+clasp look new couldn't be easier.
 

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Wow that looks really good! Keeping the polished midlinks is key and you succeeded!
 
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Wow that looks really good! Keeping the polished midlinks is key and you succeeded!
Agreed! I didn't want the polished links to lose their shine, so I made sure they were covered during the process!

Dang I wasn’t expecting what I saw in the “after” pics. That turned out amazing!


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Haha to be honest, I was surprised it turned out as well as it did! $1.97 for some Scotchbrite and some tape, and you can make your bracelet look new!

Also, thank you for your service!
 

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WOW. That clasp looks great. Thanks for the tutorial and inspiration.


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Good job for sure. 😬👍
 
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Beautiful! Love to see a good DIY job! I'm sure you gave it a good wash after since the abrasives break down and can get in to other places. Warm water with good pressure will do the trick. (y)
 

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Regarding adjustable clasp: Is this bracelet 18mm wide adjacent to the clasp? Then the STZ001154 should fit, shouldn't it?
 
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