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Basic watch repair [message #5387] Sun, 05 April 2015 22:05 Go to next message
Timeticker is currently offline  Timeticker
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Hello Gruenites!!! Very Happy

Well, I'm going to start posting some helpful hints for basic watch repair, very soon! So stay tuned!!!!


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Re: Basic watch repair [message #5390 is a reply to message #5387] Mon, 06 April 2015 01:10 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Did Jack say once upon a time that you were good at mangling hairsprings? Very Happy

Time, even vintage time, goes too fast for my tastes.
Re: Basic watch repair [message #5392 is a reply to message #5390] Mon, 06 April 2015 01:52 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Hey now! Lets play nice.

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Re: Basic watch repair - case opening [message #5398 is a reply to message #5392] Mon, 06 April 2015 20:09 Go to previous messageGo to next message
MikeTheWatchGuy
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I wrote up a tutorial on opening Gruen cases as an addition to the Style Number Dating tutorial. I figured since the first step in using Style Numbers is to open the case, I should provide some kind of guidance on how to do that rather than leave it up to the reader to hack their way into their Gruen watch.

The tutorial is posted on the GruenWristwatches website. I have another round of editing to do on it. You can find the tutorial here - How To Open a Vintage Watch Case. I have another round of editing to do.
Re: Basic watch repair - case opening [message #5399 is a reply to message #5398] Mon, 06 April 2015 23:58 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Ya know, I DID hear Jack say that!!!! Yeah, I have tangled some goodies!!!!! No need to write a book about that one......I threw that chapter out! Hay Mikey...ya sure know how to start it up! Woohoo!!! Lol!

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Re: Basic watch repair - case opening [message #5403 is a reply to message #5399] Tue, 07 April 2015 00:33 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Razz .

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Re: Basic watch repair [message #5404 is a reply to message #5387] Tue, 07 April 2015 02:27 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Laughing

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Re: Basic watch repair [message #5751 is a reply to message #5404] Mon, 03 August 2015 14:49 Go to previous message
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Hey Mikey......ya know, I do have your watches sitting on my table, and about that hairspring comment a few months ago??? mooohahahahah! Lol! Almost done......now waiting for a mainspring!

Tomas
estaba jugando!


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