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    Can someone explain why changing from one server...

    Can someone explain why changing from one server to another, in the year 2020, is difficult?

    The forum fell over, it failed to function for several hours, hardly a seamless transition. Turn the...
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    Bubble batch forms a stable foam with excellent...

    Bubble batch forms a stable foam with excellent insulation properties. If you like a good old- fashioned soak in a hot bath, bubble bath will help keep the water hot for a long time.
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    Watches are totally different from cars, the...

    Watches are totally different from cars, the lubricant in a watch has a very easy life and is designed to stay where its applied. Modern synthetic oils don’t deteriorate like the mineral oils used in...
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    Detergents designed for use in washing machines...

    Detergents designed for use in washing machines and dishwashers donít produce stable foam, washing up liquid will do what you donít want it to!
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    Way back in the 70s, when computers were very...

    Way back in the 70s, when computers were very novel, we always referred to the folks who worked on them as 'the geeks'. They tended to be somewhat unusual characters to say the least.
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    No need for the sarcasm. If I was Eddie I`d be...

    No need for the sarcasm. If I was Eddie I`d be furious, a 10 minute outage ends up with the forum being a wreck. What is wrong with these people, surely migrating a server is straightforward...
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    Typical example of how poor the computer geeks...

    Typical example of how poor the computer geeks are at managing change, the concept of 'right first time' doesn`t exist in their world.

    It was the same 20 years ago, nothing improves.

    Whoever...
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    Its a real shame you werenít on here last November when my 16234 was for sale. White Roman dial with white gold fluted bezel and Jubilee, no box or papers, hadnít been serviced for approx 10 years...
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    I like the sun in moderation, Iíll walk for a couple of hours in direct sun but I prefer shade for sitting around. Canít sunbathe, I get bored, beaches are a no-no because I dislike getting sand...
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    I own a 1986 bimetal Datejust in near- mint...

    I own a 1986 bimetal Datejust in near- mint condition, hardly ever been worn. I used to own a 2003 steel Datejust 16234 with fluted bezel and Jubilee bracelet, a lovely watch that failed to sell on...
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    Sorry to hear about your loss. I think Padders...

    Sorry to hear about your loss.

    I think Padders has covered everything on this one, not much more I can add. I own a similar watch with a deep blue dial.

    If all is well the WR will exceed 3 bar...
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    I suggest learning how to massage your calf...

    I suggest learning how to massage your calf muscles properly if youíre getting stiffness or tightening.

    16 weeks on from my knee op Iím finally making progress and managing to jog on soft ground....
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    A common problem with ETA 2824 movements. There...

    A common problem with ETA 2824 movements. There are two reversers and if one sticks itíll cause the rotor to spin when the watch is hand- wound. Itíll also compromise the auto- winding efficiency.
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  14. From what I could see at a quick glance the...

    From what I could see at a quick glance the movement looks similar to the 2824 but the date side looks different. Iím sure I read somewhere that the Ronda movement is designed to be interchangeable...
  15. Didn't know Ronda were producing 2824 clones. I`m...

    Didn't know Ronda were producing 2824 clones. I`m interested to know whether all the parts are interchangeable for obvious reasons.

    Every day's a schoolday......

    Edit: Just had a look on the...
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    Weíre talking about the Swiss, they seem to have their own logic which is usually hard to predict. Swatch are losing all the income from selling watch parts but that doesnít seem to matter to them,...
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    Just reassembled this one yesterday, 1970 Omega...

    Just reassembled this one yesterday, 1970 Omega Dynamic with a gold-capped case. The movement's been fully serviced with a new mainspring but no other parts. Lightly refinished to refresh the brushed...
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    Just buy something from the era of your birth,...

    Just buy something from the era of your birth, don't get hung up on the exact year, and don't be tempted to buy a watch you don`t really like simply because you believe it to be birth-year.
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    From the picture, it looks like the watch is too...

    From the picture, it looks like the watch is too big for the wrist. This causes the strap ends to bend sharply and due to limited flexibility the snug fit us being spoiled. Iíve similar problems...
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    It would be just as logical! Unless clear...

    It would be just as logical!

    Unless clear evidence exists ( original papers, bill of sale etc, inscription) to confirm the exact age of a watch there will always be doubts, if the aim is to own a...
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    Birth year watch

    The concept of buying a birth-year watch has never appealed to me, but plenty of watch fans are drawn to the idea. They go to great lengths to acquire a watch and enjoy the pleasure of knowing it was...
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    Considering the relatively low cost involved Iíd fit co- axial sockets and cabling, far better to do it than regret not doing it.
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    +1, in the late 60s/ early 70s it seemed a good...

    +1, in the late 60s/ early 70s it seemed a good choice.......but so did bell- bottom trousers.

    I found the OPs post interesting, every day is definitely a school-day in watch land.
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    Interesting thread resurrection, if only to note...

    Interesting thread resurrection, if only to note how many previous forum regulars are no longer active.

    My interests haven`t really altered, still into watches but with more emphasis on vintage...
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    It's possible that the edge of the crystal got...

    It's possible that the edge of the crystal got burred during installation and that's creating the illusion of a crack. The one and only crystal I`ve ever fitted to one of these was genuine Omega and...
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