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Everything posted by vinn3

  1. in any event; it must be time to take it apart? there is some very good timex repair posts on this forum. vin
  2. The all arround hobby machinist would have a jeweler's lathe, a compound lathe AND a mill. i suggest, a jewler's lathe and learn how to use the "gravers" for a start. cheers vin
  3. yes; this is a very good tool. IF you ever work on vintage watches.
  4. The Finn's had an interesting solvent for cleaning : Cosin Corba. vin
  5. its not easy to find 99.5 isoprop., usually 75, but is still cleans and "may be less distructive" on the shelack. the big diference is -- you can drink ethanol. !
  6. filling the case with the proper gas and good oiling should double the life of the watch. number of years between servacing - debatable. vin
  7. good show ! what is the second knob for? vin
  8. this here is watch repair. a very good hobby if you have a little mechanical ability. Lawyers : they should put a bounty on them.
  9. right you are Tex. vin
  10. why is anything "over priced" ? greed
  11. i think that movado made their movments.
  12. dose the screw lock the case back? my guess is "survival gear". vin
  13. good show! on my vintage crowns, i often replace the crown with one of larger diameter (fat fingers) and save the original. vin
  14. very interesting watch repair book. good thing its not in Finnish. vin
  15. some watch repair books show to re bend this spring.
  16. silver corrodes and turns black --- just like the watchabove. vin
  17. vintage (quality) wrist watches usually had a screw or a button to release the stem. who knows the latest design. push the button down and see what happens? wear your saftey glasses. vin
  18. the company is "under handed" ! vin
  19. amazon U.S. is just as bad! their dealings are no better than the "scamers".
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