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For many years ago I restored a old Rolex 6569.

I bougt it in a bad shape, someone has drilled hole on the backcase to open it up. But when I was finish with the watch it was happy again. The pics is not the best but I hope you like the post anyway. Tony
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By: Tony.A.
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CGJ0
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I'm really excited about my new project :)

Hey everyone, with everything finished or being very close to finish, i finally got around to the big one Can you guess what is this going to be? Thanks for looking Ondrej
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By: Ondrej Berkus
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Ondrej Berkus
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CAD software and friction/wear prediction

I was thinking about Stiyakuza\'s recent thread in the Blancpain forum about the wear that was occurring on the fly back mechanism, and this got me wondering... Do modern CAD software suites calculate or simulate friction and wear? Does the software provi
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By: brandon1
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STiYaKuzA
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Find this little project in a box.

Its a Heuer Jacky ICKX. Some parts was missing but i find them on the bay. So now I have something to do when the summer is over.
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By: Tony.A.
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Alkiro1
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Learn Watchmaking

There seems to be an explosion of watchmaking courses these days. From initiation courses simply assembling a movement in a case through movement assembly to simple cleaning, etc. (not to mention the paths to become a professional watchmaker). But what do
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By: DonCorson
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Alex25
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Omega ploprof 600 divers watch 166.077 Type 1

Issue with getting the crown and seal/gasket tight. Anyone having problems getting the seal tight and diveproof ? Is this common problem or is there a special procedure to make this right?
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By: kim.mortensen
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DonCorson
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A question ...

Team, I'm writing a review and I got the information that the dial contains “4N applique”. Any idea what this means? Thanks in advance, Nilo
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By: nilomis
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Alkiro1
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New watch glass(crystal) which is harder than sapphire..(more than 60%)

Hello ~~ I have a something to tell........(sorry that bad English) I know that many watch brand use sapphire glass. because of hardness. There is new glass material which is harder than sapphire. more than 60% It is "Moissanite" Actually moissanite is hu
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By: sonseik
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sonseik
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My loupe fixture

Hey everyone, i'm playing around with many things right now and lot of them call for turning very small axes and other tiny stuff. So i made a loupe holder to fit in my magnetic dial arm. It really makes the turning much safer, since i don't have to strap
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By: Ondrej Berkus
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Alkiro1
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How To Make A Clock In The Home Machine Shop

Hi, just wanted to share with you a serie of videos I found by chance yesterday and I think this is a really great job, both on the watchmaking side and the video editing. (i have no affiliation with the maker, but I think it's worth sharing it). There ar
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By: Noho
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Noho
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