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    I get the same issue on my laptop, but not on...

    I get the same issue on my laptop, but not on other devices - phone and ipad fine.

    Just in the last week or two, I find exiting and trying again can sort it.
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    Generally a weather gamble due to having to book...

    Generally a weather gamble due to having to book in advance, although I can often book Oulton a day or two before and the forecast should be reliable by then. If its looking wet then I dont bother,...
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    Trackdays in February...chilly! Glad it went...

    Trackdays in February...chilly! Glad it went without incident, I donít venture out until April earliest. I used to have wets on wheels and they are incredible, but now donít go out if wet on...
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    I agree, but of course all to our own and room...

    I agree, but of course all to our own and room for all tastes, my most modern (and scratched) Rolex watch is from 1985, wouldn't want to be getting any more modern than that!
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    One of the reasons I generally have movement only...

    One of the reasons I generally have movement only services, that first and inevitable scratch or ding will be painful !
  6. Me too

    Me too
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    Cold garage blues - will get better soon ...

    Cold garage blues - will get better soon

    https://i.imgur.com/qkYN1mZl.jpg
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    You (or the AD who submitted the watch on your...

    You (or the AD who submitted the watch on your behalf) should receive a condition report from Rolex advising of any extra work and cost before the work is carried out. This is when you say yes or no...
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    Well - you will find out one way or the other. ...

    Well - you will find out one way or the other.

    I have old pre work condition reports from Rolex where both Items are listed as defective and replacement recommended in addition to service, but...
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    Movement parts and seals as necessary, anything...

    Movement parts and seals as necessary, anything else is extra and itemized on a quote post inspection. You then tell them what you want done from the list of recommendations.
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    Indeed, but movement parts are common to subs...

    Indeed, but movement parts are common to subs though so you might find a sympathetic independent may be able to help with a running issue/ movement service. Over the years none of my sea dwellers...
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    only if you get them to do the work, I imagine...

    only if you get them to do the work, I imagine they will be ok with letting you know previous RSC work.

    Independents can decipher inside case back marks and could say when itís been to rsc, but...
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    Might be worth speaking to Genesis, the movement...

    Might be worth speaking to Genesis, the movement parts are common to subs of the era and he may be able to help. You will only get submariner levels of waterproofing in terms of warranty but suspect...
  14. Very many more do though, as the healthy market...

    Very many more do though, as the healthy market in these "non original to watch" items confirms.
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    Sellers choice, I find it amusing when someone...

    Sellers choice, I find it amusing when someone assumes because they first dibbed means they get it and then take the huff when they donít, followed up by forensic investigations of time item posted...
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    Sounds overly complicated even if technically...

    Sounds overly complicated even if technically possible (which I doubt) - runs the risk of damage to the 16800 dial etc during the operation.

    Buying a snowflake would seem to be the answer,...
  17. Its the only watch shop I have been banned from...

    Its the only watch shop I have been banned from ...generally on good behaviour
  18. Cant recall the shop name, but years ago I used...

    Cant recall the shop name, but years ago I used to pop into a jewellers in Preston on a side street off the main shopping street, owned by a very bad tempered old fellow who if you could get over his...
  19. This was the watchmaker diagnosis when the same...

    This was the watchmaker diagnosis when the same fast running happened to a sub of mine.
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    Another metres first ...

    Another metres first

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    And a red sub, cant quite remember year but...

    And a red sub, cant quite remember year but Duncan Potter took this picture when doing a movement service years ago

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    A type 1 Maxi 5513 - very white plots and likely...

    A type 1 Maxi 5513 - very white plots and likely original insert

    https://i.imgur.com/shOcpPhl.jpg
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    100% agree, a sense of perspective is needed.........drama over nothing, again.
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    Very sad - spoke with him a few times at Oulton...

    Very sad - spoke with him a few times at Oulton Park bike track days, a very nice guy.
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    I guess it is, certainly now. I always sort the...

    I guess it is, certainly now. I always sort the handling on my bikes as exploiting engine bhp is best left to the racers, so I reckon with sorted forks and shock itís pretty good for the real world....
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