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My name is Matt, screenname MattHH. I was asked to look at someone's watch because it needed a battery or capacitor IDK. Anyway since I was successful I caught the fix every watch that is broken bug. I started with pocket watches,then watch tools e.g. staking device, and then wrist watches. I got a lot of practice buying boxes of watches on eBay and working on them and if I messed it up it still a learning experience, like reverse engineering and some common sense go a long way. I play hell getting the balance wheel in anything though. To save money I am focused on the Benrus watches because I think they are cool looking and cover most of the bases e.g. dive watches, military, formal, informal, amazing, and the weird. It would be nice if the manufacturer of watches made repair manuals like cars, that would be paper gold. Here is a few Benrus watches on my wish list. Going from fixing diesel engines to watches is heaven on my back. I had to learn the hard way going from gorilla to butterfly on the screws of a watch. Glad to be here! Matt from Clearwater, Florida5a6e1c474dc42_18kgoldBenruscoinwatch1950s-35.56mmdia_26.6dwttotalweight..jpg.aa0bac509257ba094af40e90da1c9b64.jpg5a6e1c6f06ca8_c18kgoldBenruscoinwatch1950s-35.56mmdia_26.6dwttotalweight..jpg.fb33e2bfe45bd96b75e48be04f6d3b09.jpg5a6e1c5348266_1964VietnamEraMilitaryIssueBenrusDTU-2APMIL-W-3818B.jpg.d7fb7fbaf1700cdb0e05ae4f04dea30b.jpg5a6e1c9614758_BenrusCitation17JMenWatchfromthe40s.jpg.e3c857be870258f8025469891b9f9e30.jpg5a6e1c9daf91b_BENRUSKnotLugDayDatePointerCalendarWatch.jpg.384bb7990198ea8225aa8cc59a98af15.jpg

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On 2/12/2020 at 3:29 PM, FLwatchguy73 said:

Welcome aboard @MattHH. I have a Gruen in the exact same case.


BTW, there is no excuse for not wearing all your watches!:D



Will you kindly teach me how to wear over a thousand vintage pieces not to mention six hundered vintage Oris,  While at it advice on three hundered unassemled Oris and couple of hundered of other brands.  

 According to yankeedog        We all have a screw loose.   :lol:  

Edited by Nucejoe
Make that 700 oris

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