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by stryfox
Sat Nov 18, 2017 3:19 pm
Forum: Repairing, Renovating and Restoring your watch
Topic: Need advice on hand puller
Replies: 6
Views: 96

Re: Need advice on hand puller

For sub second hands I remove it when I pull the dial. Most dials have feet and have set screws of some kind. Either around the edge of the movement or the back. 2 or 3 feet. Again there are exceptions to the rule. Use caution.
Then lift the dial and the sub second hand will come with it.
by stryfox
Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:49 pm
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: Buyers Resources
Replies: 7
Views: 98

Re: Buyers Resources

Well the mistakes are where you gain experience and obtain spare parts. However make the mistakes as cheap as possible. Lol
by stryfox
Wed Nov 15, 2017 2:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Clockmaker Died Trying to Save Clocks During Hurricane Harvey
Replies: 3
Views: 115

Re: Clockmaker Died Trying to Save Clocks During Hurricane Harvey

This is a sad story to read. I’m sure there is more to it. There always is.
by stryfox
Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:20 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: what is the timer telling me?
Replies: 2
Views: 104

Re: what is the timer telling me?

Dan. Thanks for sharing that link. I spent an hour reading last night. Some great information there.
by stryfox
Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:19 am
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 11/12 thrugh 11/18/2018?
Replies: 33
Views: 417

Re: WRUW 11/12 thrugh 11/18/2018?

The coranado team is growing. Great watch grumpy.
by stryfox
Sun Nov 12, 2017 7:42 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 11/12 thrugh 11/18/2018?
Replies: 33
Views: 417

Re: WRUW 11/12 thrugh 11/18/2018?

Love that thin thin grumpy.
by stryfox
Sun Nov 12, 2017 7:35 pm
Forum: Repairing, Renovating and Restoring your watch
Topic: Need advice on hand puller
Replies: 6
Views: 96

Re: Need advice on hand puller

No problem. For install you can use one like this.https://www.esslinger.com/stella-euro-watch-hand-press-inserting-tool/ On a budget you can look for a cheaper one as the only thing that should touch the hands is the plastic tip so quality is not as important if you are not using it all the time. Mo...
by stryfox
Sun Nov 12, 2017 8:23 am
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: The Elgin-Centura Line - The 100th Anniversary Line
Replies: 12
Views: 984

Re: The Elgin-Centura Line - The 100th Anniversary Line

Anything new surface yet?
Anyone else find one?
by stryfox
Sat Nov 11, 2017 10:07 am
Forum: Repairing, Renovating and Restoring your watch
Topic: Need advice on hand puller
Replies: 6
Views: 96

Re: Need advice on hand puller

I own a few types. I reach for these most often.
https://www.esslinger.com/watch-hand-re ... nd-puller/
As far as putting back on the quality is not as important if you are using a plastic tip to put them back on. The rest of the tool is just a convenience.
by stryfox
Sat Nov 11, 2017 6:48 am
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 11/5/2017 thru 11/11/2017
Replies: 26
Views: 581

Re: WRUW 11/5/2017 thru 11/11/2017

On my way to Veterans Day services.
Wearing this one.
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