So my Clipperton has been starting to show some wear lately on the polished areas due it being my almost daily desk diver. Instead of trying to polish all the scratches/dull areas out I figured it was time to try and turn the Clipperton into my true daily wear watch by brushing all those polished surfaces. I used an "ultrafine" 3m pad and just worked in the direction of the other brushed areas. Attempted to take the bezel off, but to whoever said if you lift and pull it just "pops off" must have much stronger hands than I do.
Overall I really like the look. My one gripe, and it wasn't even really a gripe, was that the polished bracelet and lugs made it look a bit more blingy than I wanted. Now it looks a little more toolish, with the exception of that crazy blue face and the glossy bezel. Business on the bottom, party on top! Time for phase two...a true adjustable clasp mechanism that retrofits into the stock clasp housing with no permanent modifications. 3d models are in progress and it looks promising.