So today I attempted my first foray into watchmaking/modding - swapping the day/date wheel of a NH36 movement. This is the end result:
You may notice that the day and date colors don't match. And that's because of today's lesson: don't skimp on tools. I, in my infinite wisdom, assumed that...
Planning on buying my first set of hand levers (going with them rather than the EZ hand removal tool because good, thin hand levers can also be used to remove the 'C' clip that holds the day wheel in place) and just wondering if I should go for 4mm wide tips or 2.5mm wide tips. Buying off of...
Here is something I have not come across until now. If it is already in our Forum repository, please delete.
Seiko Australia apparently did a complete Manual of 32 pages on how to size different bracelets, use the various clasps, etc.
I especially like this part:
( I ) General Information...
A week ago, I found this ebay listing, which the vendor was really underselling: 1-word title, two sentences description. Pictures to run away. Which, thankfully, most of other potential bidders did. :grin:
So, uh - what was it that caught my eye?
That round black shadow had to be a "big...
I come from a family of mechanics (I was the exception). What I did learn from my brothers and father is not to waste time and money with cheap tools. They never do the job properly and will eventually let you down. For that reason I've always tried to buy high quality tools.
I also tend to buy...
Well for me it all started back in March last year 2013.
Fitting all into one box, which I now feel has been out grown and I need proper tool chest draws for storage.
So here you go, here are my tools.