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by diveboy
Mon Sep 18, 2017 9:49 pm
Forum: Forum Technical Discussion
Topic: How to use instagram for WRUW
Replies: 1
Views: 30

How to use instagram for WRUW

I use instagram alot these days and this is a quick way to use it for hosting your WRUW posts. once your image is posted on instagram, open the web interface for and open your image in a new tab to get the URL, EG https://www.instagram.com/p/BZMqG7UjLZ9 using this site https://downloadgram.com/ , en...
by diveboy
Mon Sep 18, 2017 1:49 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 9/17 through 9/23/2017?
Replies: 24
Views: 280

Re: WRUW 9/17 through 9/23/2017?

Bettie & Jim :o

I've nicked name this one "The Brawler", Lord Elgin Electronic "1"
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by diveboy
Thu Sep 14, 2017 11:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: warehouse Purchase - Timex Parts
Replies: 15
Views: 205

Re: warehouse Purchase - Timex Parts

I think we are alike. I've been building two Elgin's, they don't technically exist anywhere but I have the dials and movements, took 3 years so far. you know somewhere out there is a cabinet marked "Elgin" with the parts you are looking for. :D any how I got this one done and I even had the correct...
by diveboy
Thu Sep 14, 2017 6:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: warehouse Purchase - Timex Parts
Replies: 15
Views: 205

Re: warehouse Purchase - Timex Parts

I think we are alike.

I've been building two Elgin's, they don't technically exist anywhere but I have the dials and movements, took 3 years so far.
by diveboy
Thu Sep 14, 2017 6:09 pm
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Updated Cross Country II (new bracelet)
Replies: 8
Views: 180

Re: Updated Cross Country II (new bracelet)

Pat - Congrats on the completion of such a long journey, the outcome is awesome!
by diveboy
Thu Sep 14, 2017 5:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: warehouse Purchase - Timex Parts
Replies: 15
Views: 205

Re: warehouse Purchase - Timex Parts

"Anywhere"
by diveboy
Thu Sep 14, 2017 5:27 pm
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: Elgin Model 4808 Grade 556 Keystone 14kgf from 1946.
Replies: 3
Views: 98

Re: Elgin Model 4808 Grade 556 Keystone 14kgf from 1946.

Joel, Gonna push your date to at least March 1947 as the DuraPower marking didn't appear till then. DuraPower mainspring was implemented in the Lincoln plant in secret before then, so you will find DP mainsprings in unmarked Elgins before then (sounds like a project). the 4808 case number predates t...
by diveboy
Tue Sep 12, 2017 1:43 pm
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: Is this an E-1?
Replies: 8
Views: 206

Re: Is this an E-1?

no, thats a jobbers case.
by diveboy
Sat Sep 09, 2017 2:10 pm
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: The Complete Mysteries of Elgin
Replies: 22
Views: 1758

Re: The Complete Mysteries of Elgin

Carl's killing me!

Gonna have to resort to the electronics soon.
by diveboy
Fri Sep 08, 2017 11:23 pm
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: The Complete Mysteries of Elgin
Replies: 22
Views: 1758

Re: The Complete Mysteries of Elgin

one more Carl!

then we will have to up a game with NOS straps and the name tags for the boxes......