SSTEEL

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About SSTEEL

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  1. Wrong screw stuck

    Are you making sure to heat the dissolved Alum powder? Works best to keep it heated. Ideal mixture is 4 tablespoons to a cup of water.
  2. Rotating Bezel remover.

    I have one of these, and find its pretty useless for most watches.
  3. Howard Miller Triple Chime

    Thats a beautiful clock, I wish to invest in a nice mechanical clock, my first clock was a bit of a let down, but it was cheap, so no loss.
  4. From my experience with these STP movements, some ETA parts are compatible, but not all.
  5. New tool :-)

    Watch parts cleaning machine, looks in superb original condition too.
  6. Search for dial spacers, and movement rings, these should show up.
  7. JKA-FEINTASTER

    Bargain JKA here.. http://www.ebay.com/itm/Rudolf-Flume-JKA-precision-dial-gauge-watchmakers-lathe-jacot-tool-kit-Germany-/122674604506?hash=item1c8ff9e9da:g:ZZMAAOSwB3tZpZjG
  8. Seiko 5m62a kinetic not holding charge

    I found cousinsuk stock them but won't ship to Finland, so found one on eBay in the end. I noticed that this watch doesn't allow you to manually wind the movement too which is frustrating. 30235MZ by S STEEL, on Flickr
  9. Seiko 5m62a kinetic not holding charge

    I currently have a 5M42A with the same issue, and this video is a great help, just need to source a new capacitor now.
  10. Water testing watch dangers

    Spending more time carrying out a secondary test is no problem for me, I supply videos of the test too for some customers.
  11. Water testing watch dangers

    Once I know a case is waterproof, I then carry out a final test again, this time with the movement fitted.
  12. Water testing watch dangers

    Ive had a crystal and bezel pop off whilst depressurising, and for this very reason, I always remove the movement, and only test the mid-case of a watch.
  13. Unimat 3 Lathe

    Great purchase, I have the same lathe but with NO accessories. A bigger photo would help me cherry pick some bits and bobs for mine
  14. Watch Pressure Tester

    Bergeon 6767F is your friend. I always remove bracelets/straps before WR testing.
  15. Search on eBay, I've seen small batches of these from time to time.