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Horological Meandering: Ah, mine is the predecessor 8000 model, also direct drive.

On the central rotor part surrounding the spindle, there is a plastic sheet printed with the lines for the strobe to read. That sheet was affixed to a metal disc. The plastic sheet delaminated from the metal disc, which rendered the strobe speed governor useless. And the plastic sheet curled so badl
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Horological Meandering: That B&O 8000 turntable! A question...

How were you able to repair that unit’s Achilles heel, the delamination of the plastic timing disc? I took mine in for repair years ago, and was told, “Sorry. There’s no replacement available anywhere for that part. B&O doesn’t have any.” Ano “Dare I hope?” Nuevo
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Vacheron Constantin: It’s less a good eye, and more a big monitor!

Stay well on the coast.
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Food & Wine: What do you get when you use outdated yeast?

A shot put instead of a loaf! But it tastes great, if a trifle dense. Ano “Ah, the smell of freshly baked bread!” Nuevo
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Rolex: San Francisco, California

BART passenger count on Saturday 14 March was 61% LESS than on Saturday 4 weeks prior. Businesses are gonna get creamed. (BART is the Bay Area’s rapid transit system.) Ano “No joking about this one” Nuevo
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Horological Meandering: Why wait?

I’ve learned it’s important to “taste the wine while we may.” Ano “But I’m not yet at the ‘Come to the Cabaret’ extreme!” Nuevo
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Cartier: The Rotonde Jour et Nuit original is such a beauty!

Love this iteration with seconds indicator, over the later moon phase edition. Thanks for that photo and the historical info about the lineage of the watch. Ano “Cartier? Oh, yes, please.” Nuevo
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