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by BruceWSims
Mon Jun 25, 2018 6:02 am
Forum: Pocket Watch Forum
Topic: Will a Railroad Grade Movement fit?
Replies: 1
Views: 1331

Will a Railroad Grade Movement fit?

Hi, Folks: Many years back I was given an Arnex 17 jewel pocket watch with a cherished inscription inside the cover of the hunter case. It had been a very faithful daily carry until its unexpected trip through a washing machine. Rather than simply replace the circa 1970-s movement I have wondered if...
by BruceWSims
Thu Jun 21, 2018 6:53 am
Forum: Beginners Watch Forum
Topic: Tools
Replies: 20
Views: 15941

Re: Tools

This thread great for a newbie such as myself. I know you folks are only talking about the most basic kit, but could someone comment on when its a good time to think about a timing machine as well as one of those vibrating cleaning machines? Thoughts? BTW: I noticed no comment was made about the bes...
by BruceWSims
Mon Jan 18, 2016 11:22 am
Forum: Waltham Watch Forum
Topic: Bi-Polar Diagnosis
Replies: 5
Views: 1934

Re: Bi-Polar Diagnosis

Hmmmmm....reading between the lines, as it were, I'm getting the idea that it might not be something that a newbie hobbyist would want to tackle, yes? Please don't think you'll hurt my feelings. If this is one of those things where I would be in over my head, I'd rather know BEFORE I start playing a...
by BruceWSims
Sun Jan 17, 2016 9:05 am
Forum: Waltham Watch Forum
Topic: Bi-Polar Diagnosis
Replies: 5
Views: 1934

Bi-Polar Diagnosis

Good Morning, Folks....its great to be here. I was on another forum sometime back but they have moved away from my first love - vintage pocket watches - quite a bit. I'm a hobbyist who is taking the first baby steps with my modest collect of 5 or 6 PW-s and want to ask about my WALTHAM "Ellery" even...