What causes pepsi bezels to fade?
Like Tree31Likes

Thread: What causes pepsi bezels to fade?

Page 1 of 2 1 2 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 20
  1. #1
    Member
    Join Date
    Aug 2016
    Posts
    242

    Question What causes pepsi bezels to fade?

    Does anybody know what causes the red on pepsi bezels to fade?

    Is it sun? Water (salt?). Age?

  2. #2
    Member Sharksmile's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2015
    Location
    Bermuda
    Posts
    198

    Re: What causes pepsi bezels to fade?

    Depression

    Talk to your bezels.
    Encourage them to talk about their feelings.
    Involve them in activities.

  3. #3
    Member
    Join Date
    May 2013
    Location
    Malfunction Junction Ft Worth Tx
    Posts
    2,431

    Re: What causes pepsi bezels to fade?

    awayne:
    Not sure of what you're speaking?
    Bezels fading?
    I have a Seiko Solar SCC019 with pepsi bezel over 3 yrs and no
    appearent fading I cane note. Just as red and blue the day USPS
    delivered it. We get lots of Ole Sol here in Texas.

    X Traindriver Art

  4. #4
    Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Location
    Los Angeles, CA.
    Posts
    3,192

    Re: What causes pepsi bezels to fade?

    Great question, age is certainly a factor, I think sun exposure over a long period of time has a lot to do with it, regular salt water immersion or exposure could play a role also. And I think the original anodising technique or material could have an accelerated aging rate.

    The same fading is seen on Rolex's and Omega's also and I think for the very same reasons, IE: bleaching that has occurred over an extended period.

    Name:  image.thumb.jpg.b71430ea340fb74e37d50941af8384c1.jpg
Views: 210
Size:  63.2 KB

    (found on inter web)
    Last edited by longstride; 1 Day Ago at 16:19.
    Dec1968, awayne and Archangel FX like this.
    Longstride.

    Anonimo/Sinn/Kobold
    Rolex/Heuer/Seiko/Fortis

  5. #5
    Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2015
    Posts
    454
    Quote Originally Posted by awayne View Post
    Does anybody know what causes the red on pepsi bezels to fade?

    Is it sun? Water (salt?). Age?
    UV !
    Dec1968 and funnyperson1 like this.

  6. #6
    Member Dec1968's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2014
    Location
    McKinney, Texas USA
    Posts
    2,929

    Re: What causes pepsi bezels to fade?

    Did someone say faded bezel?


    David - @alienswanted (Instagram)

  7. #7
    Member
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    philadelphia
    Posts
    1,138

    Re: What causes pepsi bezels to fade?

    Pretty sure they're fading due to exposure to natural light. The colors used must be made up of fugitive pigments/dyes.

    Wondering who amongst us prefers the faded look to brand new? Guess they each work well for different situations, and not too hard to pop a used/new pepsi bezel off and on

  8. #8
    Member Dec1968's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2014
    Location
    McKinney, Texas USA
    Posts
    2,929

    Re: What causes pepsi bezels to fade?

    Quote Originally Posted by Hale color View Post
    Pretty sure they're fading due to exposure to natural light. The colors used must be made up of fugitive pigments/dyes.

    Wondering who amongst us prefers the faded look to brand new? Guess they each work well for different situations, and not too hard to pop a used/new pepsi bezel off and on
    I have both faded and clean SKX009's and I find myself wearing the faded one all the time.....something about that aged look, like a pair of aged comfortable Levi's 501's to me.....
    Hale color and longstride like this.

  9. #9
    Member Dante231's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2016
    Posts
    37

    Re: What causes pepsi bezels to fade?

    Don't forget chlorine in the pool, for those so inclined . . .

    Sent from my XT1254 using Tapatalk

  10. #10
    Member Archangel FX's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2016
    Location
    Galveston County
    Posts
    77

    Re: What causes pepsi bezels to fade?

    I have always thought UV ...

    Name:  IMG_0064.JPG
Views: 163
Size:  617.7 KB

    Name:  IMG_0006.JPG
Views: 163
Size:  708.4 KB
    Dec1968, awayne and funnyperson1 like this.

Page 1 of 2 1 2 LastLast

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

    Similar Threads

    1. SOLD: Steinhart GMT Ocean 1 Blue Red "Pepsi" w/extra Ceramic & Pepsi bezels!
      By tldn in forum Watches - Private sellers and Sponsors
      Replies: 0
      Last Post: July 26th, 2014, 20:38
    2. SOLD: Steinhart GMT Ocean 1 Blue Red "Pepsi" w/extra Ceramic & Pepsi bezels! $540. Complete
      By garydusa in forum Watches - Private sellers and Sponsors
      Replies: 1
      Last Post: June 19th, 2014, 01:30
    3. Pepsi Addict - After Market Pepsi bezels for SKX divers
      By dwenger in forum Seiko & Citizen
      Replies: 8
      Last Post: April 20th, 2011, 22:34
    4. Pepsi Bezels
      By Ryeguy in forum Seiko & Citizen
      Replies: 1
      Last Post: December 15th, 2009, 03:01
    5. FS: Like Pepsi bezels?...3 Seiko w/ pepsi bezels
      By msa6712 in forum Watches - Private sellers and Sponsors
      Replies: 0
      Last Post: October 6th, 2007, 04:30

    Posting Permissions

    • You may not post new threads
    • You may not post replies
    • You may not post attachments
    • You may not edit your posts
    •