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Do you like Guilloche? Roger Smith shows us how to do it

ROSE ENGINE If you want to know how it's done, here's Roger Smith giving instruction on how he does it. It only takes about 30-40 minutes to watch all the videos, where you learn that it took him months to get a handful of dials created to George Daniels'
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By: cazalea
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grwegol92
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Grand Complications, Part 3

In the previous 2 posts we considered what makes a Grand Complication, and the mental gymnastics required to conceive and design such a thing. Now we also have to think about actually making it. We know that watches CONSUME TIME as well as DISPLAY TIME. C
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By: cazalea
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smironov
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Whatever comes in the door ... Part 1

Hello Gents, I have been sorting through images on my hard drive and was amused by the variety of watches that friends and acquaintances (or enemies?) have dropped into my hand, asking "Can you fix this for me?" I thought perhaps a few views of rare or co
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By: cazalea
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hl99
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Powermatic 80.111. What do you think about this caliber?

Powermatic 80 are calibers derived from the Eta 2824-2. By reducing the pace to 21600 A/h (and probably something else), Swatch engineers have got to improve the PR to an impressive 80h. The official name of the PM 80.111 is ETA It is used in several Tis
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By: aWtchslvr
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iceheller 1945 ✌️
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40 + Years of impeccable service

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By: saabman1997
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Fitness tracker idea?

Hi folks. I’m at the age (actually, well past the age) when I need to focus more on my health. And my doctor suggested that I wear a fitness tracker—like an Apple Watch—that will track steps, heart rate, etc. But here is the dilemma: I have no intention o
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By: Bob L.
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Bob L.
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Why does time flow forward?

As a watch enthusiast and a person who is deeply fascinated by science, I felt like this could be a good idea for a post (keep in mind that I am not an expert in any of the things I'm talking about). One of the reasons why I love watchmaking is the fact t
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By: andrea~
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Stirling Newall
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How much of ‘you’ is in your watch?

One of the ugliest aspects of servicing watches is cleaning out the residual skin, oil, arm hairs and body lotion. If you’ve seen Jocke’s annual Rolex overhaul, you’ve seen the worst - grease and engine oil. But here’s a typical “civilian” deposit from my
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By: cazalea
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Uncle Chico
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