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  1. Thread: Seiko service

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    If it ain't too urgent I'd be willing. Nice...

    If it ain't too urgent I'd be willing. Nice watch, too.
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    Thanks Sean. :)

    Thanks Sean. :)
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    Seiko 6139 Coke Relume and Issue

    I got this on my bench mat the other week, I've always wanted one. This wasn't to stay with me for long, though after sitting waiting for me to tackle it as the owner chose me to do a relume and get...
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    Yeh I thought trichloroethylene was the degreaser...

    Yeh I thought trichloroethylene was the degreaser used on brakes etc...I used to use it...awful stuff so avoid it now. Was often touted as a replacement for one-dip but renata works well for that I...
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    I had wondered about that but then thought it...

    I had wondered about that but then thought it would be too much hassle. The fact I have to spend another 80 ish on more cleaner and rinse as running out again makes me wince a tad...
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    I use the old stuff to get the first clean of...

    I use the old stuff to get the first clean of mainspring and barrels done with....but I sometimes struggle to find it in the murky jar.... :)
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    Before, during and after, Mark! Aye, that...

    Before, during and after, Mark!


    Aye, that she is. :)
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    L&R I use, cleaner and rinse twice. Essence of...

    L&R I use, cleaner and rinse twice. Essence of renata is great for balances and other parts at times. Sometimes IPA but not on pallets.
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    Can they please sack this Omega director asap.

    Can they please sack this Omega director asap.
  10. Thread: Lume shots only

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    https://i.imgur.com/WMwKqGMh.jpg

    https://i.imgur.com/WMwKqGMh.jpg
  11. Thread: Delete.

    by Bodo
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    Delete.

    Found.
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    Thanks all. Knew I could count on TZ to spot it....

    Thanks all. Knew I could count on TZ to spot it. I'll tell my mate who is bugging me to find out that it could well be that. :)
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    What is this watch?

    Hi all. I've just been asked what this watch is. I'm afraid these pictures are the best I can do.

    https://i.imgur.com/sdm6n5p.jpg
    https://i.imgur.com/rlOercB.jpg

    Someone with an expert eye...
  14. Sticky: Hope all goes well and wishing you a quick...

    Hope all goes well and wishing you a quick recovery.
  15. Thread: Show your Seikos.

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    http://i.imgur.com/HueSfX9h.jpg

    http://i.imgur.com/HueSfX9h.jpg
  16. Really like the P101 and the fact it isn't stupid...

    Really like the P101 and the fact it isn't stupid money like my beloved brand Seiko seem to like to charge now. I might have to save for that one, love the minute hand dial. Thanks for posting.
  17. Thread: Show your Seikos.

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    Looks great that John. Nice pic aswell of it....

    Looks great that John. Nice pic aswell of it. Pleased to have played a small part.:)
  18. Just sent you an email. Tippex! I have seen...

    Just sent you an email.

    Tippex! I have seen one or two that I think have had the same treatment...

    Movement looks ok if a little grubby.
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    Thanks again. Cleaning the dial and my method for...

    Thanks again. Cleaning the dial and my method for making sure the text is ok basically involves masking ....which isn't very easy... :)
  20. Yeah not too bad. Are those lume plots painted?...

    Yeah not too bad. Are those lume plots painted? No glow at all? And yeh the chrono hand could be stripped and painted to look a little better. Potential and the dial and hands are at least nice...
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    Many thanks for the kind comments. The lume is a...

    Many thanks for the kind comments. The lume is a mixture of some Bergeon stuff and some other pigments. There was/is a mod that can be done to trip lock these, I think Randall Benson was the first to...
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    Seiko 6105-8119 Restoration Job

    It was about a week ago I finished a 6105 and was happy with the results. I haven't posted a thread of work for a while, so thought I'd share this one.

    This is how it looked when it arrived.
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  23. Cant quite tell but, along with the highly...

    Cant quite tell but, along with the highly polished case that has lost its lines, the insert looks wrong, along with the bracelet, and the lume to me looks like a painted relume? Just seems incorrect...
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    Looks nice that John.

    Looks nice that John.
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    Great job, James. Isn't that excess dirt on the...

    Great job, James. Isn't that excess dirt on the pallet teeth an over application of epilame, I thought that was the case when I see similar?
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