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Sep 26, 2016,16:34 PM


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HEUER Collector Summit Report 3 - The Factories

 By: MTF : September 26th, 2016-09:28
#HEUERCOLLECTORSUMMIT TAG Heuer Chevenez site Dear friends, We have now reached the part where opinions diverge. On one hand, the following photo-essay about the manufacturing sites of TAG Heuer will be fascinating to a group of you. You will be in an ecs...  

Thanks a lot MTF! Very VERY interesting,

 By: MCG (Markus) : September 26th, 2016-09:39
especially also the 3. party cases, that they manufacture, easy to see what 3. party gave the order... ;-)

I particularly love all the "torture" machines

 By: Alkiro1 : September 26th, 2016-09:41
Thank you for your report. Best wishes Alkiro

Look what the machines looked like 13 years ago

 By: MTF : September 26th, 2016-16:33
How technology has changed since 2003. Early robot movement assembly 2003 CNC Milling 2003 Machining 2003 CNC Milling 2003 Regards, MTF ...  

Great report!

 By: InHavenPro : September 26th, 2016-11:35
Thanks for the effort. Cheers, Filip

Regarding the date, why is the 8 sideways?

 By: cazalea : September 26th, 2016-12:08
Hi MTF, Is there only one prototype watch? It seems that with all that equipment they could have had a roomful of pieces to show that worked. I can\'t believe one guy said "we didn\'t have a date ring with the correct orientation" -- that doesn\'t make an... 

Yes there was only one prototype for show

 By: MTF : September 26th, 2016-12:16
The new design integrating the date window into the sub-dial requires a special sized date disc. The only date discs of that size available were from a different watch with orientation of date window at 3 o'clock position. The rotor was also missing becau... 

Thanks Melvyn

 By: 41northpole : September 26th, 2016-15:28
Looks like the whole thing was a blast. I love this machinery as much as the parts they make Cheers Tim

QC seems to play a pivotal role

 By: piccolochimico (aka dsgalaxy1) : September 27th, 2016-02:08
I'm still in love with the new and affordable turbo. has anybody checked its performances?

Great report, Melvyn!

 By: JToddH : September 27th, 2016-04:43
Thank you for taking us along. I was surprised to see them assembling Spirit of Big Bang cases. Good to see them working with their corporate cousins.