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by JerseyMo
Thu Sep 13, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: Watches for Sale -- All items must have a price. Please write sold when your watch has been sold
Topic: FS Omega Speedmaster 105.003-65 ED-White
Replies: 5
Views: 1373

Re: FS Omega Speedmaster 105.003-65 ED-White

working to get this one in house :)
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by JerseyMo
Tue Sep 11, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Repairing, Renovating and Restoring your watch
Topic: Getting my toe wet?
Replies: 3
Views: 215

Re: Getting my toe wet?

so to get to the end quick the best suggestion is that if you are wanting to get in some level of repairs you are best to buy parts lots. Plenty of offering s of crowns, new and used on ebay.

good to get a pin vise too, this is used to hold the stem while you twist down the crown. good luck.
by JerseyMo
Sun Aug 26, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: American Watch Forum
Topic: OptCom 1 - Repair Tips
Replies: 0
Views: 451

OptCom 1 - Repair Tips

Has anyone here had any success to get one of these back in working order? So far, I've use alcohol to clean the display contacts and the set switch. Also check for cold solder joints but no luck. Guess I'll have to dig out the multi meter and scope. Would be really cool to get this one going again....
by JerseyMo
Sun Aug 26, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: Hamilton Watch ID Forum
Topic: Grand Dads Watch
Replies: 20
Views: 755

Re: Grand Dads Watch

GMUGMU wrote:
Sun Aug 26, 2018 2:50 pm
I'll take some better pics. Pardon, but what are lugs?
The lugs are the the posts at the corners of the case that the band or strap attach to.

This post made me think of another famous Pacer - party On!
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by JerseyMo
Wed Aug 22, 2018 8:09 am
Forum: Watches for Sale -- All items must have a price. Please write sold when your watch has been sold
Topic: FS: 1907 Waltham 16s Pocketwatch Model 1899 Sidewinder with display back
Replies: 2
Views: 481

Re: FS: 1907 Waltham 16s Pocketwatch Model 1899 Sidewinder with display back

vintagehamiltons wrote:
Mon Aug 20, 2018 7:03 am
I thought crown @ 3 indicated the movement was for a hunter case.
maybe once was in a hunter case that was scrapped or replaced?
by JerseyMo
Mon Aug 20, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: Pocket Watch Forum
Topic: Unsigned Mechanism from Antique Shop... What is it?
Replies: 2
Views: 362

Re: Unsigned Mechanism from Antique Shop... What is it?

well it is not an automatic. likely a very generic Swiss made stem wind and set pocket watch movement. for what amounts to about 64 cents US I may have bought it to just to have on hand.
would be a good movement to practice taking apart and putting back together.
by JerseyMo
Mon Aug 20, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW August 19–25, 2018
Replies: 14
Views: 573

Re: WRUW August 19–25, 2018

Haven't worn this 1970 Quartron prototype in two years or more....
new battery some oil and ticking away she goes.
by JerseyMo
Thu Aug 16, 2018 11:40 am
Forum: American Watch Forum
Topic: Timex Southampton Inspired Todd Snyder Beekman
Replies: 2
Views: 331

Re: Timex Southampton Inspired Todd Snyder Beekman

I think it maybe time for me to let go of the two I have. :)
by JerseyMo
Wed Aug 15, 2018 6:07 am
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW? Which of the three types of watch wearer are you?
Replies: 3
Views: 277

Re: WRUW? Which of the three types of watch wearer are you?

Teddy Flood - typically the watch I wear each day is the last one I worked on. Wind it up, check that it is still running and go from there. Tomorrow is another day and most likely another watch. If I do wear the same watch for more than one day, I only check if the date wheel has advanced. "Twiligh...
by JerseyMo
Mon Aug 13, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW August 12-18, 2018?
Replies: 16
Views: 575

Re: WRUW August 12-18, 2018?

1973 Auto Day Date -
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