Workshop update

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The front door has been raised 15cm to accommodate for the raised floor. The outer door is not nearly secure enough for a workshop. So I have fitted a super heavy duty steel door. We have also fitted the insulated plasterboard on the walls.  Continue reading

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Service: Omega Geneve calibre 1030

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It’s not as popular as earlier Omega movements, but I like the 1030. This customer watch is in very good original condition underneath the damaged crystal and only needs a routine service.  Continue reading

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Service: Junghans Max Bill Calibre 83

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A client sent in his lovely Junghans Automatic with a dial designed by legendary Bauhaus designer Max Bill. It’s preforming a little erratically and could benefit from a service.  Continue reading

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Workshop update.

Floor 1

Finally we are seeing some real progress towards a completed workshop!;) The original floor was designed to cary animal waste down to a corner and out of the building. The easiest way to ensure a level floor plan is to construct a frame. On the photo to the left you can see we put down a second membrane (can’t be too careful) We have also bolted the joists to the floor with steel brackets as we don’t want any future sagging. Continue reading

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Service: Yema Chronograph calibre Valjoux 92

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A client had sent in this cool Yema chronograph, it is missing it’s bezel ring insert and not keeping time. Continue reading

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Workshop update

Hole 2

Since last update we have dug a trench and laid power cables, waste pipe and water pipe up to the workshop. I have also applied a damp-proofing membrane on the floor.
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Service Seiko Bell-Matic 4006-6021T

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A client has sent in his father’s Seiko Bellmatic calibre 4006A. This must be one of the more pretty models in my opinion. It runs intermittently and needs some attention. Continue reading

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