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Brushed/matt stainless steel

jmmo20

macrumors 65816
Original poster
Jun 15, 2006
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Hey,
So I was looking at a picture someone posted in the accessories subforos. It's an as watch with link bracelet strap. It just occurred to me. I'd love a as watch with the same matt finish as the strap itself.
I don't like shiny metals ;-)
 

Kebel21

macrumors newbie
Apr 27, 2015
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Hey,
So I was looking at a picture someone posted in the accessories subforos. It's an as watch with link bracelet strap. It just occurred to me. I'd love a as watch with the same matt finish as the strap itself.
I don't like shiny metals ;-)


Did you try the brushed look using green scotchbrite pads? I'm interested in doing the same when my watch arrives.
 
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Jack426

macrumors regular
Jan 4, 2015
197
39
North Carolina
Am I the only one who thinks that someone who bought their watch just to smash/scratch/destroy it should try to give it a brushed look first? That way we know how it turns out. :D
 
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primolabo

macrumors member
Nov 29, 2014
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One of those crazy YouTube channels where they destroy watches should try it. Or someone rich.

anyone has tried it already? I don't have an apple watch yet but planning to try this trick. I hate mirror finish on SS. did that on my analog tisot miror SS watch once and it looked great - sapphire glass survived brushing with a nail buffer just fine. the finish was beautiful and not showing all these micro scratches from daily use...
 
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primolabo

macrumors member
Nov 29, 2014
41
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Buy the Sport. There you have your matte look. o_O

oh, no. matte aluminium looks nothing like brushed steel. and also feels differently. I really like brushed steel, I've had many analog watches in this finish, hope apple will make a brushed steel option among next generation watches...
 
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Cowboy1629

macrumors 6502
Sep 20, 2012
321
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Indiana
oh, no. matte aluminium looks nothing like brushed steel. and also feels differently. I really like brushed steel, I've had many analog watches in this finish, hope apple will make a brushed steel option among next generation watches...

Now if they come out with a brushed steel in the next generation I might consider giving up my Space Black Stainless Steel but currently I just couldn't stand having I chrome looking watch on my wrist. Looks good on others just too shiny for me.
 
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