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5 Modding Trends of Last Year that Will Stay for 2022

5 Modding Trends of Last Year that Will Stay for 2022

More and more people are getting interested in this niche hobby of ours - getting curious enough to try out watch modding for themselves. And with more people in the game, we’re sure to see even more modding trends in the future. But before we get all excited to see what the future holds, let’s first look back at the notable Seiko modding trends from last year that we think will still be popular this year. Read on to see if your favorite design trend made it to the list!

Step by Step Guide on Changing the Rotor of your Seiko Movement

Step by Step Guide on Changing the Rotor of your Seiko Movement

The most common movement used for Seiko modding, the NH35 and NH36, do not have very fancy rotors. In fact they are almost sterile if not for the engravings “NH35A. TWENTY-FOUR JEWELS SII”. The good news; you can very easily replace the rotor to a design that you like, and below is a detailed guide on how you can achieve this. And by the way, these steps are not exclusive to the NH35 and NH36 - they also work for a wide range of other Seiko diver movements like the 7S26, 4R36, 7002, 6309 and others.

Seiko Originals: The UC-2000, A Smartwatch from 1984

Seiko Originals: The UC-2000, A Smartwatch from 1984

Imagine a smart watch, but from 1984. That sounds like something straight out of a scifi film since the 80s is not exactly known for great advances in personal computing. Well, it’s real, and it is exactly what Seiko created back in the day and was known as the UC-2000 - a “personal information processor” that you can wear on your wrist.