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Mille realized that the lighter the movement, it would be less affected by shocks. panerai fake watches So he turned to aluminum-lithium. This material was originally developed for aerospace and had been introduced to watchmaking many years ago with the RM 009. Mille says, "I wanted a movement less than four grams. And we managed one that weighed only 3.4 grams." This chassis is where the barrel, train, and tourbillon are attached.

Mille used a material he introduced to the watch business with the RM 006. This was the basis for Mille's super-lightweight case. Mille explains that he wanted carbon fiber to be used on the baseplate of the watch, which is the core of the timepiece. Felipe Massa was wearing the RM 006 watch that we made when he fell to his death. It survived without any adjustments.Blancpain Replica Watches For Nadal's watch, I used carbon nanofiber. Because the force of the wind can twist the case, I wanted the case to be as light as possible, but still rigid enough. Instead of making a three-piece case, I decided to make it monobloc.

Mille chose to not use a sapphire, but instead a high-end Plexiglas that you see in racecar windshields. Mille says that they used an extreme machine to accomplish a very extreme goal.

Mille traveled to Spain in order to present the prototype to Nadal. His reaction was amazing. Mille recalls that he was shocked at the object's weight. Funny thing is that he returned with a list of requirements after he had finished training with the watch. He started to tell us about minor improvements.Rolex GMT-Master II Replica Watches He then began to tell us about small improvements. I encouraged him not to hold back. The crown fell off at one point; the hands flew at another; and the crystal fell off at another. Each time it revealed where the watch needed to be strengthened. We had to increase the product's weight, but it is still only 20 grams. We could have made it lighter if it wasn't necessary to be worn in real competition.

There were still small issues that needed to be resolved up until the very end. Mille says, "The strap was the last major issue." Nadal was suffering from a normal buckle so we settled on a Velcro strap. Because I was concerned that it might come off during the French Open, I slept a lot over this strap. It would also be visible to all the cameras around the world. You have to be bold to be a pioneer.

Mille answers the question about whether Nadal's watch was a hindrance. "He wore it when he won the French Open.panerai replica watches He also won Wimbledon in Wimbledon. The watch was also worn by Nadal to South Africa, where he watched Spain win the World Cup. He won the US Open wearing it. He told me it was his lucky watch now.

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