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Horological Meandering: Let me be clear....

I am not having any issues with my original post being called out for the things you go in very minute detail about here. That is the right of any PPRO moderator or manager. I accept full responsibility for what I have posted. My issue is with you bringing up the fact that I have sold some watches t
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Horological Meandering: Rebuttal to comments made by TM in FPJ thread?

I am writing this post because I feel I was unfairly characterized in a post made by Thomas M in the thread on the FPJ forum closing. To be clear I have attempted to resolve this with Thomas via PM, but his response was that he "called it as he saw it" and he would "consider" revising his post or re
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Horological Meandering: I know of one other FPJ forum that is still open

I suspect I can't name the forum here, but it is a very well known forum and should not be hard to find. Oh and just from what I have read so far, it seems this was a PP management decision, not an FPJ decision to close the forum. I agree with others though it would be good to see the whole story be
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Horological Meandering: I typically don't return the old parts

To my customers unless they ask for it specifically, and that is very rare. I have no problem doing so, but why anyone would want an old greasy automatic mainspring, used gasket, or faulty reversing wheel is a bit puzzling unless it is to prove that parts were actually replaced. Also keep in mind th
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Glashütte Original: What do you mean by the last 6 hours?

Is that the last 6 hours of the power reserve of the watch, or just the last 6 hours you watched the timing? If it's near the end of the power reserve the rate will vary more, but if it is anywhere near fully wound and losing or gaining 25 seconds in 6 hours, it certainly needs attention. Not someth
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TimeOut: Only the second non-UK player to win

Of course following Cliff Thorburn from my home of Canada who won in 1980. I used to play (and follow the sport) a lot but haven't picked up my cue in years now, and despite having coverage of just about every other sport on earth, there's no pro snooker coverage here on TV that I can find. BTW sinc
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WristScan: Vintage diver here today

I finished servicing this watch last week, and I have been wearing it almost every day since. Still want to swap the crystal and restore the painting on the rotating bezel, but I have paying work to complete ahead of my own watches. So far I'm very pleased with the watch.. Here it was a little befor
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Horological Meandering: If the Lange had a date

I would say no - I personally think GO does a far better job of the big date. But since the RL does not have a date, I would make this change. The RL is probably the model from Lange that I like the most. As was noted, if the watch to go was the GO Chronometer, it would be a different story for me.
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Horological Meandering: Lubrication fault

Knocking is tytpically due to too much braking grease in the barrel, so the mainspring does not slip at the correct level of power. Of course there are other contributing factors, but this would be the most common reason. Another can simply be the wrong mainspring used, or one that is simply too str
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Horological Meandering: I tend to think positional variation

is the most likely culprit. A single plane winder is usually keeping the watch in a vertical or semi-vertical position. A proper test winder (a.k.a. windmill style) does eliminate this to a degree. If the delta (difference in rate across positions) is low you will see less effect than if it is high.
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