Top 10 Seiko Mod Crowns
Are you wishing to get yourself a Seiko watch modding, but are still confused about which one to choose as a base watch? This is a much bigger confusion, especially for beginners. Seiko offers a huge variety of dive watches to choose from. So yes let us understand a little more about the Seiko mod to select the best one for you.
You need to do a good search from the different types of Seiko mod available to find the one that you like the most and want to buy the most definitely. You have to carefully pick because not every watch is moddable. A watch is considered to be an easily moddable watch when the after-market parts are not too difficult to find. It also is not a problem when the watch that you have chosen is one of the parts of the line of similar watches.
One such popular brand to go for moddable watches is Seiko. Seiko mod has been known for a long time to look for moddable watches. Many new brands are coming up as well, that provide good quality at a very reasonable price, but they are not able to provide such a huge variety of options like Seiko mod offers to their customers. So let’s begin with and discuss some of the top Seiko mods that are available to lay your hands on.
10. CT208 – Crown – SKX007 & Variants – Black + S
This Seiko mod crown is suitable for NH36 4R36 6R15 movements and also the standard SKX007 7S26 movements. It can be easily cut and the fit is SKX007 variants as well and also in the new and old Samurai models like SRPB49 SBDA001 SRPB53 SBDA005 SNM011 and Sumo Seiko watches. It is made of stainless steel of 316L 3 Gasket Hi-performance threaded Crown. It is a fully tested designed crown with a Snake laser option and completed stem.
9. CT253 – Knurl Crown – SKX007 & Variants – Black
The CT253 Seiko mod is made of surgical grade HQ 316L stainless steel, with a black ultimate finish. The finish is also super high polish. This Seiko mod is suitable for NE15 4R36 NH35 6R15 movements and also the standard 7S26 movement of SKX007. It is an instant fit to the original part of the watch. This Seiko mod has a crown of a diameter of 7mm X 4.7 mm. This Seiko mod crown is suitable for Samurai old and new variants SRPB49 SBDA005 SRPB53- but DIY available only, and also suitable most sumo variants but DIY only.
8. CT272 – Big Grip Crown – SKX007 & Variants – Black
This Seiko mod is a stem supplied full length with a black finish and a direct fit into the original part. It has a performance capability of 200M plus. Made up of high-quality 316L surgical grade stainless steel, SS divers crown screw-down, it is a suitable fit for Prospex “Turtle” SRPC49K1 SRPA21 SRPC91 SRPC44 SUN065 SRP775 SPR779 ‘PADI’ variants- SUN065 SURPA21 Dawn Grey- SRPD0IK1- Only the DIY options. Also suitable for Sumo variants- SPB053 SPB051- only DIY.
7. CT208 – Crown – SKX007 & Variants – Polished
This Seiko mod is an NH stem supplied DIY crown which is also a stainless steel 316L, having 3 Gasket Hi-performance threaded crown. It has a sterile polish finishing and a diameter of 7 mm X 4.9 mm. This Seiko mod crown is suitable for new as well as old Samurai models SBDA003 SBDA001 SRPB51 SRPB53 SRPC93 SNM009 SRPB009. It has effectively been tested to 500M in extensive wet testing situations and no failure was observed.
6. CT228 – Crown – SKX007 Variants & SRP Turtle – Polished + Blue Infill
This Seiko mod crown is made of a high-performance high-quality in-house designed and completely tested stainless steel. It incorporates a snake laser design with surrounding lasered to lower levels for providing a 3D effect and is infilled with blue colour. Stem options are available but DIY only. It has a diameter of 7 mm X 4.9 mm. This mod crown is suitable for SKX007 and its other variants- SKX009 SKXA35 SKX175 SKX171 SKX401K- Fitted as well as the DIY options.
5. CT228 – Crown – SKX007 Variants & SRP Turtle – All Black + S
This Seiko mod crown is suitable for NH36 6R15 NE15 NH35 and also for the standard SKX007 movements, with a diameter of 7 mm X 4.9 mm. It has a stainless steel Hi-performance built with a laser design of snake giving superb 3D effect as well, overall giving an all-black finish with S laser. It is suitable for Samurai as well as Sumo and Prospex Turtle variants of the Seiko watches.
4. CT271 – SS Divers Crown (3 Options) – Designed For CT709 Crown at 3 NCG Case
This Seiko mod is available in three options- Black IP, polished, polished with snake laser. It is a superb high-quality 316L screw-down- diver with a Big crown of 200M performance with a hi-performance threaded crown. Also including a full-length stem.
3. CT228 – Crown – SKX007 Variants & SRP Turtle – Polished + Lumed Infill
It is made of high-quality stainless steel, fully tested and in-house engineered and snake laser designed and 3D effect. It has a polished finishing with Lumed green infill. The stem options are available for DIY only and this Seiko mod crown has a diameter of 7 mm X 4.9 mm and 200M plus performance level.
2. CT214 – SNZF15 SNZF17 Sea Urchin Crown
This Seiko mod crown is well engineered and designed, fully tested, and made with high-quality 316L stainless steel, which is suitable for SNZF17 and SNZF15. It is available in two polishes- Hi-polish and Hi-polish with laser S. It has a diameter of 5.8 mm X 3.9 mm.
1. CT209 – Lumed Crown – SKX007 & Variants – Polished
This Seiko mod crown is built with hi-performance stainless steel, threaded, and also has a laser snake crown C3 lumed. It is a direct fit on the original part, with a diameter of 7mm X 4.9 mm. It has been successfully tested to 300M wet testing and no failures were observed. It is suitable for Prospex Turtle variants.
The above list showed the different types of Seiko mod available. You can make a purchase decision based on the look, features, price range, and advantages.