My name is Marcus, and I am a watch repairer. I've only started recently, maybe about 2 years ago.
I work out of my family jewelry/pawn shop. I enjoy fixing pretty much any types of watches.
Although I am new to watchmaking I have had the opportunity to work on Rolex', Omega, piaget, Seiko and many other brands of watches.
I'm still learning a lot and I hope to learn a lot more from browsing this forum!
Hello to all of you out there!
So, the moderator asked me to do some intros to myself. Here they are.
I'm just getting properly into watch repairs and slowly building my kit and various bags of to-be-fixed watches.
So far, I'm sticking to quartz watches. Actually I have a few books on repairing mechanical watches, but it is scary stuff! Maybe I just need to explore more.
I'm certainly NOT a pro, but a home-repairing amateur.
I have fixed quite a few already, but also killed some watches in the process. Hey, that's part of learning - right?
So, I guess that's all for now.
To all ye present greetings,
I am an incorrigible tinkerer,I cant help it. I took apart my first watch when I was nine years old. Of course I could not put it back together, but my father, whose watch it was did not get angry.. he understood my curiosity . He was the same way. I have absolutely no training. I am in no way any kind of expert or authority on anything, but I do have more than a fair amount of mechanical aptitude and a decent command of the English language. I believe there is no such thing as a stupid question, especially when I am the one asking it.I look forward to exchanging opinions and experiences and information with you all.
My name is Scott and I am a watchaholic.
I got the disease bad. I have gone from having one watch, to too many, to having my own business specialising in birth year watches.
As a former race car mechanic I figured that the mechanic skills and knowledge would be transferable to watches. Some is, but the spanners are smaller!
I have done two courses at the BHI - Basic watch and quartz - , and I am booked in for the auto and calendar course later this year. Meanwhile the WIP drawer gets fuller, and my free time is diminished. I found the forum whilst searching for info on removing a Tissot 2031 stem - which is still stuck, and thought I may stick around.
If my username is familiar I am also on TWF.
I am a watch enthusiast and amateur watchmaker. I have been longing for a site like this that allows for friendly exchange of information. I am interested in all aspects of horology, but my passion has become bespoke watch creation. I would love to help with anyone wanting to build unique watches or share my own projects. I have experimented with everything ranging from repair to custom dial design and 3D case printing. I am very excited to meet you all.
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