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by nickmicz22
Fri Aug 03, 2018 6:40 am
Forum: Repairing, Renovating and Restoring your watch
Topic: Going to need a bigger workbench soon
Replies: 0
Views: 291

Going to need a bigger workbench soon

I started a new job two years ago and I don't think I haven't had time to dig into a watch service since (other than a few simple repairs). But I did get to save this old stereo microscope from getting tossed in the scrap pile yesterday, and I put my name on a fantastic workbench that I should get n...
by nickmicz22
Sat Jul 28, 2018 6:57 pm
Forum: Misc Watch Forum
Topic: Glycine Airman Special Cir.1967
Replies: 3
Views: 947

Re: Glycine Airman Special Cir.1967

Fantastic, that checks every box for the features I'd want in a watch. What is the function of the second stem?
by nickmicz22
Sun Jul 22, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: Omega Watch Forum
Topic: Vintage Dial Restoration Question
Replies: 6
Views: 664

Re: Vintage Dial Restoration Question

Since the dial is not adding anything to the value of the watch would he be willing to top-coat it with a clear lacquer to seal it as-is?
by nickmicz22
Fri Jul 13, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: Hamilton Watch ID Forum
Topic: Large Hamilton Watch collection need help
Replies: 3
Views: 561

Re: Large Hamilton Watch collection need help

So sorry for your loss. One suggestion to start with you could all pick out one watch to keep for yourselves, Looks like your uncle had quite a passion for Hamiltons and a nice watch would be a great keepsake to remember him with. I would start by making an inventory, look for a model number on the ...
by nickmicz22
Thu Feb 16, 2017 6:26 pm
Forum: Repairing, Renovating and Restoring your watch
Topic: help needed selecting the proper color lume
Replies: 0
Views: 601

help needed selecting the proper color lume

I need help selecting the proper color lume to buy to refill the hands for these two watches. I only want to refill the hands but I don’t trust my eyes to judge color when the stuff is that expensive.
by nickmicz22
Sun Jan 22, 2017 6:46 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 1/22 through 1/28/2017?
Replies: 32
Views: 3601

Re: WRUW 1/22 through 1/28/2017?

last months arrival, got it running with a service. Still needs a crystal, crown and fresh lume on the hands, but will keep me form looking at zodiacs for a bit
by nickmicz22
Sat Jul 23, 2016 7:19 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 7/17/16 Thru 7/23/16
Replies: 45
Views: 4893

Re: WRUW 7/17/16 Thru 7/23/16

two great Pa exports. Sorry for the crap picture but that's not my first beer of the evening.
by nickmicz22
Thu Apr 14, 2016 9:55 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: no overtime for me this weekend!
Replies: 1
Views: 739

no overtime for me this weekend!

Thanks again Nookster, and pass my appreciation on to Tan.
After a quick check for fit, you guys went 10 for 10 on the crystals.
Looks like I'll be sanding an gluing all weekend.....maybe cut the grass too....maybe
by nickmicz22
Sun Apr 10, 2016 1:56 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 04/10/16 to 04/17/16
Replies: 37
Views: 4879

Re: WRUW 04/10/16 to 04/17/16

The ETA Chronometer is telling me it's April 10th, but I'm not so sure after looking out the window!
by nickmicz22
Sun Mar 20, 2016 2:07 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 3/20/16 THRU 3/26/16
Replies: 50
Views: 5601

Re: WRUW 3/20/16 THRU 3/26/16

stryfox, I love the numerals on that one
Hamilton no.1 is finally up and running(but not self-winding yet)
Presented to my wife's grandfather in '58. I found it last summer cleaning out her grandmother's house. k412 case and a k453 dial