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  1. Great write up. Not seen a case fitted like that-...

    Great write up. Not seen a case fitted like that- going to file that for a future project.

    Dave
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    Work from home watch today:...

    Work from home watch today:
    https://i.postimg.cc/13P78kNL/A46-D72-F7-D618-47-A9-92-F6-B7-EF82-C6-BB50.jpg
    Dave
  3. How deep are you planning on going? 200m is...

    How deep are you planning on going?
    200m is plenty waterproof, and divers on the dial indicates iso diver...

    Dave
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    If the flat crystal has straight sides (I.e. not...

    If the flat crystal has straight sides (I.e. not tapered) can’t you just fit it “upside down”?

    Dave
  5. Well done, only already knackered bits get more...

    Well done, only already knackered bits get more knackered.
    Dave
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    When I used to sail a lot I usually had a watch...

    When I used to sail a lot I usually had a watch on an “Animal” Velcro strap. Very comfy and totally ok with being wet.

    Dave
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    Is this expensive?

    I was browsing through the latest MOD auction and came across this Seiko:
    https://bid.mod-sales.com/auctions/7721/witham10114/lot-details/7073b6e1-318e-43ff-8c73-acca0108a21a
    Currently at £650+12%...
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    When I sent in my Orange Monster it definitely...

    When I sent in my Orange Monster it definitely got a new movement - I only sent the case, hands and dial and got back a complete watch...

    Dave
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    Given 2020 is becoming 1984 I guess he just...

    Given 2020 is becoming 1984 I guess he just Jumped...
    Have a few on vinyl, awesome sound.
    We had Van Halen on all day at work...

    Dave
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    It gets an occasional clean and oil. It’s never getting “restored” - Part if it’s charm is the honesty of use, and I know where each ding and dent came from.
    Both my kids have a newer version of the...
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    Had mine for 35 odd years. Not sure of the date,...

    Had mine for 35 odd years. Not sure of the date, but I know I got it in Oban at an outdoor shop.
    https://i.postimg.cc/Kc6bHmyp/0-D664778-67-CD-4-E3-B-B778-C771-DB588-A09.jpg
    You can still just make...
  12. I sent mine direct to Seiko. They replaced the...

    I sent mine direct to Seiko.
    They replaced the movement and resealed inc pressure test.
    I dive with it so thought that the best option.
    Wasn’t to expensive iirc

    Dave
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    If you don’t get sorted drop me a message.
    Have 4 or 5 lathes....

    Dave
  14. Thread: Dial alignment

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    If the stem hole is off by a small amount that...

    If the stem hole is off by a small amount that would do it

    Dave
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    Apparently an SR626SW or equivalent...

    Apparently an SR626SW or equivalent (https://casiofanmag.com/batteries/module-5125)
    Watch out for the little spring that might be connecting the module to the back panel. If there is one it will try...
  16. Thread: New old toy

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    So much more professional looking than my home...

    So much more professional looking than my home made effort:
    https://i.postimg.cc/bw47M9vz/D63-AD3-DF-DB7-B-4-FFE-9-B91-D37684-BEE3-EE.jpg

    Dave
  17. Thread: New old toy

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    Orienteering? Compass, stopwatch for time...

    Orienteering?
    Compass, stopwatch for time travelled, small sandwich tin for snacks :)
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    I have a Citizen BN0000-04H, it’s a nice watch.
    Dave
  19. Thread: Battery bodgery

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    Battery bodgery

    Real watchmakers look away now.

    Right,
    First a small confession. I didn’t check the battery size before placing the order. There were batteries in my cart, so I assumed they were the ones I...
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    My retro ride is a 1995 Mongoose Hilltopper SX. ...

    My retro ride is a 1995 Mongoose Hilltopper SX.

    https://i.postimg.cc/907whwrh/192-ED88-E-043-F-4-E06-90-C1-33443-B31-A4-B7.jpg
    ...
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    Square bits can be reshaped. Not sure if they are...

    Square bits can be reshaped. Not sure if they are hardened, but a diamond file would work in any case

    Dave
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    Yep the whole Bird experience was good. Phoned...

    Yep the whole Bird experience was good. Phoned them up and headed down for a test ride. Geometry has changed a lot since the Enduro - mine was the monocoque one - but the ride on this is brill. ...
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    I used to ride a Specialized Enduro, but a light...

    I used to ride a Specialized Enduro, but a light fingered oik knicked it. I replaced it with a Bird
    https://i.postimg.cc/Z5nMPHjg/80-F9-A871-2368-4598-B1-F5-15-D5-E3-DC6749.jpg
    Awesome bike, proper...
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    1 agp/pci shared (graphics card in AGP) 4 PCI and...

    1 agp/pci shared (graphics card in AGP) 4 PCI and 2 full sized ISA slots
    https://i.postimg.cc/9FQF6nfy/8-AF1124-E-0-E62-4-F67-A30-C-5-B1-B57-EEB3-E4.jpg
    Gigabyte GA-6BXE motherboard circa 1998...
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    I think the mini tower in the garage roof has ISA...

    I think the mini tower in the garage roof has ISA slots. IIRC it’s a P2 motherboard. I’ll have a look later ( It’s nearly food o’clock here)

    Dave
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