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  1. QQ: Replacing Seiko 6138-0030 Second Sweep hand

    WATCHMAKING & TINKERING
    Long time lurker, first time poster. I have a 6138-0030 Kakume where the guy who serviced my watch decided to repaint my second sweep hand without permission :o Anyhow, I hear that putting an aftermarket one on is a terrible idea bc it doesn’t fit properly, but I’ve also heard that once you...
  2. ANNOYING SECOND HAND

    WATCHMAKING & TINKERING
    Just started modding a couple of Seiko 5s, one of which works fine until I fitted the second hand. It still works ok whilst wearing it but stops about 3 hours into the night after being worn throughout the day. Any suggestions as to why would be very much appreciated.
  3. Seiko 3802 - odd second hand movement

    WATCHMAKING & TINKERING
    Hello, I am a little stumped at the moment. I'm experiencing a strange problem with one of these early quartz movements, but don't seem to be able to quite pinpoint what the problem is. I figured it was worth gathering opinions before taking it completely apart (again!) The symptom is...
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