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  1. Thread: Strela on Nato

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    For same reason I did. Bulova Chronograph...

    For same reason I did.

    Bulova Chronograph (Valjoux 7750)
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    Nice Strela, btw. I hope it still houses the original Strela column wheel chronograph.
  2. Thread: Frankendive??

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    I suspect the hands sets (even the dial) from...

    I suspect the hands sets (even the dial) from Chnhab's and Brad's samples were seemingly made by Citizen. I have seen these designs on a 100 meters pseudo-dive watch by Citizen and early Citizen...
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    You are correct in every aspect, Frank. And I may...

    You are correct in every aspect, Frank. And I may add that for every additional effort of any manufacturer to enhance the appearance of the watch, externally and internally, surely has an added value...
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    Hi, I am also puzzled about the rattling noise...

    Hi,

    I am also puzzled about the rattling noise inside the watch as you've stated. The Miyota 9015 is an upgraded version of the Caliber 6105 and not in the line of the Caliber 8200 which is...
  5. Thread: Ken's Blues...

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    Thanks, guys. Jethro, that is the correct day...

    Thanks, guys. Jethro, that is the correct day wheel for it, as well as John's and Marcus' 101s. I don't have the correct day wheel at hand and worse, it is a dual language day wheel in there as Ken...
  6. Thread: NCC101 Lapis

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    Thanks for holding it for me, Dave. I'll be...

    Thanks for holding it for me, Dave. I'll be sending for it in a few weeks time as I am really eager to fit the dial for it :)
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    Does the matchstick assume the right azimuth? :D...

    Does the matchstick assume the right azimuth? :D

    Blues...when it was here :) Ken's Rado Manhattan MKV
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  8. Thread: NCC101 Lapis

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    That's one nice lapis 101, John. I am also...

    That's one nice lapis 101, John. I am also inclined now to go blues :D Great to see the blue dial installed on one of your 101s, Markus. Nice blues :)

    I have 'reserved' a 101 from croolis'...
  9. Thread: Ken's Blues...

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    Thanks, guys. Well, there were lots of dings and...

    Thanks, guys. Well, there were lots of dings and scratches so I have to resort to what I think was required. I normally don't mess around with the cases but it was horrible, and since the dial is...
  10. Thread: Ken's Blues...

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    Ken's Blues...

    Sneak preview of a restored Manhattan MkV. Ken sent this piece to me, together with the Rado Chronograph and the Rado GP Square manual and now airborne on their way back to the Land Down Under.
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    Nice! That's really an awesome mainspring barrel....

    Nice! That's really an awesome mainspring barrel. If ever I acquire one, the first thing I'd do is to replace that barrel click wheel screw.

    I am surprised to see those gears, reminds me of my...
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    I'd wind it because of the Miyota 9015 movement....

    I'd wind it because of the Miyota 9015 movement. But, for heaven's sake...the graphic artist didn't even bother rotating the movement to its proper orientation. Just look at the 'winding stem'...
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    Looks like it doesn't have feet. I am still in a...

    Looks like it doesn't have feet. I am still in a 'wait' mode for a complete and descent one. But I didn't realize that a dial like it is as precious as a Rolex 5513 for Seiko collectors. Strange! I...
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    Looks like a 'painting' to me ;)

    Looks like a 'painting' to me ;)
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    Great works as usual, Master Hank. The last one...

    Great works as usual, Master Hank. The last one surely is a very challenging one :thumbsup:
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    Brandon, seeing Brian's sample, I think I have to...

    Brandon, seeing Brian's sample, I think I have to set aside the g-p two-button chrono version in the meantime and proceed with the chrome single-button's restoration. Since the replacement column...
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    I did ;) ...

    I did ;)

    http://www.equationoftime.com/forums/showthread.php?40249-Chronometer-Day&p=302933#post302933
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    Pretty expensive piece of rotting wood. Can it...

    Pretty expensive piece of rotting wood. Can it **paddle** a $66,000 50's Rolex Sub into pieces? :D
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    If it is really from the 30's that piece could be...

    If it is really from the 30's that piece could be the most advanced idea during the era. Nice!

    As Ken noted, some of the elements are not 'exacto' :D
  20. Me neither.

    Me neither.
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    I think you are correct, as it seems the Russians...

    I think you are correct, as it seems the Russians doesn't know how to count beyond 4 :D
  22. Thread: FF

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    This is where I like Russian watches as well as...

    This is where I like Russian watches as well as Seikos, Brad. You can modify them ;)
  23. Lol! :D

    Lol! :D
  24. Thread: FF

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    You step in my shoes and you will realize how...

    You step in my shoes and you will realize how crazy technicians can be :D You get obssessed with a beater, encased in a good one, and you want to transform it into a "Rolex Sub". You will be...
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    During the Soviet era, they used to stamp the...

    During the Soviet era, they used to stamp the date of manufacture and this one reads 3-59, obviously March 1959. The emblem is still the Chistopol Watch Factory (443, not exactly the cyrillic...
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