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I made this today.  The clear cup is a 9oz drinking cup.  You get 50 for under 10 bucks or maybe even less...dunno--the wife does the shopping.

I did not put separators within the holder, but I can do that easily.  So far, I have not discovered the utility of the separate compartments.

Thoughts?

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On 6/21/2021 at 12:28 AM, LittleWatchShop said:

I did not put separators within the holder, but I can do that easily.  So far, I have not discovered the utility of the separate compartments.

They are very useful especially for beginners and if you want to save time rummaging for parts hidden under an unrelated bridge or plate. I have also labelled mine.

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4 hours ago, jdm said:

I have also labelled mine

Simple genius.  I have five of this style holder.  I think I will label mine like yours.  One thing I do not like on these is the center area.  For me, I end up only putting hands in it...and maybe the dial.

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9 minutes ago, LittleWatchShop said:

One thing I do not like on these is the center area. 

That's because you're working on the wrong mov.ts 😄

Get to healthy 11 - 1/2 lignes , the main plate will sit perfectly in the center, and for a brief moment you will feel that Everything Fits Together.

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