How can I clean matte white resin? And how can I relume a GA-100?
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    How can I clean matte white resin? And how can I relume a GA-100?

    I have a GA-100-1A4, and it's awesome, but the only thing I don't like is the light.
    Is there a way to relume the watch, so that it's very bright and easy to read at least the analog hands in low light conditions?
    I want to add lume powder, or whatever the actual thing is called, to the analog hands and the white "squares" on the sides.
    Also, is it cheap to get some replacement resin for the GA-100? Actual OEM stuff, not some cheap aftermarket knockoff.
    My straps are in pretty bad condition (or at least I think so), and I've only been wearing it for less than half a year.
    The bezel doesn't have to be changed, but if it's cheap, I might as well change it.
    Will the lume powder eventually wear off?
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    Also, how can I clean the spots/marks off of my Nigel GD-100NS-7?
    I think something about a Magic Eraser was mentioned, but I'm not sure.
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    Sorry for the stock photos, I don't have time to take pictures of the actual watches right now.
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    Re: How can I clean matte white resin? And how can I relume a GA-100?

    Anybody?

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    Patience young Jedi. I for one have been asleep.

    There was a thread recently where someone had relumed this exact model including painting the red hand white.

    I remember because that's exactly what I'm gonna do when I pick one up.

    Try searching.

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    Re: How can I clean matte white resin? And how can I relume a GA-100?

    Look here for one of our members relumed Gas:

    G-SHOCK GA-100NTR - YouTube

    His page:

    Welcome - angelo.meinehomepage.com

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    Re: How can I clean matte white resin? And how can I relume a GA-100?

    Are there any easier methods of reluming? Or is that one of the easiest ways?
    Also, I remember a while ago on this forum, somebody mentioned cleaning matte white resin, but I can't remember the title of the thread.

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    Re: How can I clean matte white resin? And how can I relume a GA-100?

    I believe there are not many ways of reluming. It´s certainly a bit easier if you use a one step luminous colour instead of a 2nd tinted one, but the general technique is how you do it.

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    Re: How can I clean matte white resin? And how can I relume a GA-100?

    I wouldn't recommend attempting to relume yourself unless you know what you're doing. There is a specific skill involved of mixing the right amount of lume powder in the mixture. And on top of that, you need to have a steady hand and know how to apply the lume evenly and thickly. It's much easier to create a big mess and ruin your dial then it is to do a decent job.

    This topic is actually more frequently discussed on the diving watch forums. There are 2 guys well known for doing relume jobs. Kent Parks at Everest Watchworks and Jack at International WatchWorks are considered the best at re-luming.

    I don't know what is the best way to clean white gshocks...but I would like to know too :)
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