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Sticky Sticky Post YOU CAN DO IT! MODIFY WATCHES WITH THIS JUMP START INSTRUCTION >>> Jpeg Attachments URL (6 Posts)

Reto6,000three years ago

Sticky Sticky Post Maybe I explain the purpose of this forum with the example of a watch case opener >>> Jpeg Attachments URL (10 Posts)

Reto8,244five years ago

Sticky Sticky Post Welcome to PMWF! Let me introduce myself... (1 Posts)

Dave M1,472four years ago

Watch Clasp Repair Jpeg Attachments

Anonymous User39six weeks ago

You pretty much need the entire clasp to make it work>>> URL

Dave M20six weeks ago

How to fix movement rattling in a case?

tugboat93three months ago

Re: How to fix movement rattling in a case?

tugboat45two months ago

Indeed. Otto Frei would be the first place I would try. >>

Dave M32two months ago

Re: Indeed. Otto Frei would be the first place I would try. >>

tugboat33two months ago

Re: Indeed. Otto Frei would be the first place I would try. >>

tugboat36two months ago

Re: How to fix movement rattling in a case?

tugboat31three months ago

Were all the case pieces bought >>

Dave M29three months ago

Re: Were all the case pieces bought >>

tugboat36three months ago

Case Back Issues

tugboat56three months ago

Did the case and movement ring>>

Dave M38three months ago

Where to find tritium watch hands? URL

bruinpmwf135four months ago

Where indeed. There are two very big problems >>

Dave M118three months ago

How-to: the Mysterious Vostok hands mod. Jpeg Attachments

Dave M10,446three years ago

Re: How-to: the Mysterious Vostok hands mod.

MO Tang60four months ago

You're Welcome to PMWF! (n/t)

Dave M29four months ago

Re: How-to: the Mysterious Vostok hands mod. URL

fizzbin1701106six months ago

Welcome to PMWF! You say that you are confident that it will fit >>

Dave M105six months ago

And by the way, the odds of a Royal Fizzbin are astronomical. laughing laughing (n/t)

Dave M69six months ago

Wow great work

noah552three years ago

Thanks, Noah. Yes, I'm a Rodico addict. laughing (n/t)

Anonymous User585three years ago

Re: Thanks, Noah. Yes, I'm a Rodico addict. laughing

noah427three years ago

Wow! What an amazingly interesting and informative post!Eek!Clapping! smile Thanks Dave! (n/t)

Nuvolari398three years ago

Thanks, Michael. smile (n/t)

Anonymous User372three years ago

Excellent! Pin this one! Cheers! (n/t)

VoodooDance440three years ago

Thank you! Chester. laughing (n/t)

Anonymous User444three years ago

Wow, very cool Dave! (n/t)

baumer378three years ago

Thank you! Eric. smile (n/t)

Anonymous User356three years ago

Excellent post Dave Thumbs up! (n/t)

Anonymous User601three years ago

Thank you, Adam. smile (n/t)

Anonymous User430three years ago

Great tutorial, Dave! Clapping! (n/t)

MCV391three years ago

Thank you! Marc! smile (n/t)

Anonymous User491three years ago

A great informational post, Dave. Thanks.SmileThumbs up! (n/t)

Mark C.503three years ago

Thanks, Mark. smile (n/t)

Anonymous User437three years ago

Great post Dave, I have marked it for the archive Thumbs Up (n/t)

Reto357three years ago

Thank you! Reto, I will move it to the MOD forum in a couple days. smile (n/t)

Anonymous User409three years ago

great post, just love the SUS hands. wink (n/t)

sharkfin367three years ago

Thanks, Dave. I agree, they seem better matched to the >>

Anonymous User403three years ago

Nice job. Definitely one for more permanent storage! (n/t)

Smaug367three years ago

Thank you! smile (n/t)

Anonymous User509three years ago

Oh yeah!! Dat's my Pard! Thumbs up! Clapping! Clapping! (n/t)

JohnnyT414three years ago

BTW Dave, does that alter the length of the stove pipe? EG might it not reach the pinion? (n/t)

JohnnyT346three years ago

Thanks, Johnny. As Ricky said, the effect will be >>

Anonymous User350three years ago

WinkRe: ..four thousandths of an inch. A bit more than the breadth of a human hair,

Anonymous User458three years ago

Rolling on the floor laughing my a.. off Rolling on the floor laughing my a.. off Yes, Ricky, I thought about >>

Anonymous User406three years ago

I was about to inquire about a machinist's familiarity with a

JohnnyT424three years ago

It will. But the change will be a few MICRONS, so not to worry. Wink (n/t)

Anonymous User384three years ago

Clapping! Clapping! Clapping! (n/t)

Anonymous User379three years ago

laughing laughing laughing (n/t)

Anonymous User333three years ago

Cool stuff Dave! (n/t)

DJM359three years ago

Thank you! Dan. smile (n/t)

Anonymous User318three years ago

wow....miles ahead of anything I'd attempt Thumbs up!

greg honeycutt383three years ago

I have attempted this operation. But..

Anonymous User405three years ago

Those Elves did a nice job on your crystal, so maybe they can do this, too. >>

Anonymous User394three years ago

Re: But even if you have a 33% success rate, that puts you at a $12 fix with Uncle Otto's hands.

Anonymous User435three years ago

Re: on such a small scale...

Anonymous User409three years ago

reminds me of when I was learning how to make round shapes out of flat metal. Thumbs up! (n/t)

greg honeycutt341three years ago

Changing calibre 8700 case with different watch case Image Attachments

baso151five months ago

You will need to compare the >>

Dave M73five months ago

Can I flip a watch dial? URL

Coca Koala211six months ago

How is that dial held in place? >>

Dave M95six months ago

Re: How is that dial held in place? >> URL

Coca Koala81six months ago

It looks like that? >> Jpeg Attachments

Dave M99six months ago

Re: It looks like that? >>

Coca Koala65six months ago

Well, nothing about your project will be plug-and-play. >>

Dave M63six months ago

Polish hands?

surbarbro188eight months ago

I expect that you will be experimenting soon...

Dave M83eight months ago

Re: I expect that you will be experimenting soon...

surbarbro109eight months ago

Noob Introduction needing some help! Jpeg Attachments URL

Anonymous User280nine months ago

By the way, feel free to stop by on the main forum as well... URL

Dave M121nine months ago

Welcome to PMWF! I use one like the 4932, but it's a wenger. >>

Dave M103nine months ago

I actually use two different pen knives.... Jpeg Attachments

BobbyMike115nine months ago

For the life of me I can not find a geometry drawing of the 7750.

rafael_t161ten months ago

HANGZHOU 6460 GMT: Has anybody tried working with this movement?

rafael_t552ten months ago

They appear to be exactly the same... Jpeg Attachments

Dave M163ten months ago

Re: They appear to be exactly the same...

rafael_t97ten months ago

Indeed. A difference of 1/3 of a mm does not sound like much, but >>

Dave M134ten months ago

Re: Indeed. A difference of 1/3 of a mm does not sound like much, but >>

rafael_t98ten months ago

Good question. If it is intended to >>

Dave M148ten months ago

Newbie intro and recent mods Jpeg Attachments

tareed59539ten months ago

Welcome to PMWF! And great work! Thumbs Up (n/t)

Dave M129ten months ago

Thumbs up!Smile Very good! (n/t)

IF83ten months ago

Very nice (and Welcome to PMWF!)!! Cheers! (n/t)

BobbyMike91ten months ago

3D printed G-shock with lugs

TheCeladon926eleven months ago

Thumbs up! Nice job! Digging those cases.Cool (n/t)

sharkfin242eleven months ago

nice work! (n/t)

Dave P121eleven months ago

Great work, artwork I should say clapping clapping clapping (n/t)

Reto163eleven months ago

Very cool, I appreciate you sharing your progress! Thumbs up! (n/t)

BobbyMike162eleven months ago

Re: 3D printed G-shock with lugs Jpeg Attachments

TheCeladon286eleven months ago

Looks very good to me! SmileThumbs up! (n/t)

IF137eleven months ago

It looks like it belongs! Casio should make them that way >>

Dave M140eleven months ago

Sunday Funnies, watch modding style. Jpeg Attachments

Dave M803eleven months ago

Fantastic docu-comi-mentary Thumbs Up And a stunning end result! Envious (n/t)

Nuvolari181eleven months ago

Thank you, Michael! laughing (n/t)

Dave M109eleven months ago

Fun post DaveClapping!Smile (n/t)

jeremd676143eleven months ago

Thank you! Jeremy. laughing (n/t)

Dave M137eleven months ago

They should make this comic into a movie Drooling (n/t)

pumpkin2001125eleven months ago

It's in the works, Phil. laughing laughing The producers are trying to get>>

Dave M130eleven months ago

WOW, WOW & WOW >>> Clever as heck! Clapping! Clapping! Clapping! (n/t)

Riddim Driven191eleven months ago

Hey Adam, thanks! (n/t)

Dave M132eleven months ago

You're the superhero of watch mods. Thumbs up! Cheers! (n/t)

Robmks152eleven months ago

Great Scott! laughing Thank you!, Bob! (n/t)

Dave M144eleven months ago

Very impressed! Clapping! (n/t)

James T. Kirk©128eleven months ago

Thanks, Jim©! smile (n/t)

Dave M165eleven months ago

Sensei , arigatou gozaimashita (bows) Clapping! (n/t)

Ethan_Mack139eleven months ago

Not sure what you just said, but the bow was nice. laughing (n/t)

Dave M131eleven months ago

You sir, are a master! Well done Dave. Thumbs up! (n/t)

RussMurray150eleven months ago

I don't know about "master". But thanks! (n/t)

Dave M130eleven months ago

Great job (on both the mod and the documentary) Dave! Cheers! (n/t)

BobbyMike129eleven months ago

Thank you! Michael. smile (n/t)

Dave M129eleven months ago

Wow, that is supercool and great work! Cheers!Thumbs up! (n/t)

IF159eleven months ago

Thank you, Yannis! smile (n/t)

Dave M135eleven months ago

Masterfully executed with excellent results! You are very talented Dave!

Timemiser123eleven months ago

Thank you! Tim. laughing but yours is back to being one-of-a-kind, since I seem to be>>

Dave M130eleven months ago

The photos, without comic book effects... Jpeg Attachments

Dave M206eleven months ago

clapping clapping you really got amazing skills Dave! (n/t)

Reto188eleven months ago

Aw, shucks!. Blushing Thanks, Reto. smile (n/t)

Dave M136eleven months ago

Watch parts It's a happy day, a new watch arrived, or, re-modding a mod... Jpeg Attachments

Dave M898eleven months ago

Change is good! I wouldn't have thought of going green, but now that I see it, it definitely rocks! Thumbs up! (n/t)

JFK3531225eleven months ago

Thank you, Joe! Thumbs Up (n/t)

Dave M143eleven months ago

Looks great Dave! I'd love a green dial. I thought Jake ran out of those. Good catch Thumbs up! (n/t)

Riddim Driven134eleven months ago

I think that he had these reserved for the colored Tsunamis. But now that they are sold out>>

Dave M144eleven months ago

WOw! that pops in BRG Cheers! Cool (n/t)

Ethan_Mack135eleven months ago

Thanks, Ethan. laughing (n/t)

Dave M147eleven months ago

Sharp looking Green dial.Thumbs up! (n/t)

Paul J Costa164eleven months ago

Thank you, Paul. smile (n/t)

Dave M169eleven months ago

Great job Dave and this dial was certainly worth it. It looks great and is a >>>

Reto186eleven months ago

Thank you! Reto. smile In the 7s26-0020 case, the dial ring >>

Dave M186eleven months ago

Thanks Dave, that is good to know (n/t)

Reto133eleven months ago

I'm Green with envyLaughing (n/t)

ARupard177eleven months ago

laughing laughing laughing Thumbs Up (n/t)

Dave M117eleven months ago

I must say, I love the color! Nice job Dave! I know what you mean about too many black dials.

Timemiser161eleven months ago

Thank you! Tim... Re: all look the same: then I guess she will never know>>

Dave M172eleven months ago

Unfortunately not Dave. Now I think she counts them! I've got to sell some!Laughing (n/t)

Timemiser168eleven months ago

Dude, that is suhweet (n/t)

Lawrence Talbot145eleven months ago

Thanks, Ian. smile (n/t)

Dave M143eleven months ago

Looks great Thumbs up! Really like that green (n/t)

pumpkin2001121eleven months ago

Thank you! Phil! It's a nicely made dial, too... nice glossy finish. (n/t)

Dave M160eleven months ago

Cool mod! Jpeg Attachments

sharkfin174eleven months ago

Thank you! Dave. smile Ooh, that's a nice one. (n/t)

Dave M129eleven months ago

Thumbs up! Smile (n/t)

DanB140eleven months ago

Thanks, Dan. smile (n/t)

Dave M153eleven months ago

Nice work Thumbs Up (n/t)

wodo152eleven months ago

Thank you! Sir! smile (n/t)

Dave M137eleven months ago

Nice! Now you just need a MGB or a TR7 to go with it Wink (n/t)

BobbyMike131eleven months ago

I was thinking maybe a Jaguar instead. laughing laughing (n/t)

Dave M174eleven months ago

The Dude abides!s This calls for a nice green Land Rover Defender wink Tempting Devil (n/t)

Micha132eleven months ago

Thumbs up! Jpeg Attachments

BobbyMike113eleven months ago

YES! My second favorite model smile 110 inch double cab! My favorite is the 110 inch station wagon smile (n/t)

Micha159eleven months ago

We are reversed in our desires! Rolling on the floor laughing my a.. off The station wagon version is MY 2nd favorite! (n/t)

BobbyMike161eleven months ago

That's quite a bit cooler than my green 1995 Chevy pickup! (n/t)

Dave M120eleven months ago

More than one way to "Kermit" a watch! Thumbs up! (n/t)

JohnnyT157eleven months ago

Thank you! Johnny! Thumbs Up smile (n/t)

Dave M147eleven months ago

Nice colors, fresh! I wonder, the hour hand does not have a black rim?

James T. Kirk©153eleven months ago

Thank you! Indeed, that's the way they came. The lume >

Dave M134eleven months ago

Looks great!

Dre135eleven months ago

Thanks, Dre. That's one nice thing about>> Jpeg Attachments

Dave M168eleven months ago

Looks really good! Bravo, Dave! Cheers!Thumbs up! (n/t)

IF160eleven months ago

Thank you! Yannis! (n/t)

Dave M143eleven months ago

Advice for first Mod

tthornell353last year

Your strategy for the crystal is like any other...

Dave M181last year

I changed the hands of my skx007 Jpeg Attachments

casa700last year

Thank you for the nod gentlemen, I hope to contribute more in the future

casa137last year

The main forum is ideal for sharing collections and to introduce yourself! Thumbs up! (n/t)

BobbyMike128last year

Looks great and very good, indeed! SmileThumbs up! (n/t)

IF109last year

Great job! And Welcome to PMWF! (n/t)

Dave M121last year

Nicely done, thanks for sharing! I'm glad you decided to "unlurk" Wink (n/t)

BobbyMike139last year

new 3D print experiment Jpeg Attachments

TheCeladon814last year

Very COOL! Thumbs Up Cool (n/t)

cmoy148last year

Wow, very good! Thumbs up!Smile (n/t)

IF139last year

Wow, that looks great. Clapping! (n/t)

Robmks134last year

I'm enjoying your "experiments", thank you for sharing! Thumbs up! (n/t)

BobbyMike145last year

Very cool. Thumbs Up So, the piece has to >>

Dave M173last year

Re: Very cool. Thumbs Up So, the piece has to >> Jpeg Attachments URL

TheCeladon228last year

Fascinating. A couple more questions...

Dave M150last year

Re: Fascinating. A couple more questions... URL

TheCeladon209last year

Re: Fascinating. A couple more questions...

TheCeladon167last year

If you ever feel like...

BobbyMike130last year

orient titanium case...long story

rm3sweet331last year

Oh boy, sounds like you might need >> URL

Dave M219last year

Re: Oh boy, sounds like you might need >>

rm3sweet132last year

Invicta 6411 crystal replacement

maynard57268last year

I do not have experience with that watch, but>>

Dave M237last year

Re: I do not have experience with that watch, but>>

maynard57139last year

Re Case / Modify Help Jpeg Attachments

v8coupe346last year

Is it possible to identify the movement in your watch? >>

Dave M139last year

Re: Is it possible to identify the movement in your watch? >>

v8coupe107last year

Do any of these look familiar? URL

Dave M171last year

Re: Do any of these look familiar? Jpeg Attachments

v8coupe139last year

The HCP designator means >>

Dave M132last year

Re: now finding a donor watch

v8coupe169last year

Hydro Mod Analog Jpeg Attachments URL

Anonymous User797last year

Really? Does the oil >>

Dave M251last year

3-D watch design/printing ???

Anonymous User398last year

Re: 3-D watch design/printing ??? URL

TheCeladon218last year

"TheCeladon" is the 3-d expert here... hopefully, he will answer. (n/t)

Dave M139last year

3D G-Shock part 2 Jpeg Attachments

TheCeladon437last year

Outstanding! Thumbs Up I like your lug case idea. Thumbs Up You could >>

Dave M129last year

Very cool! I am really enjoying this experiment of yours! Thumbs up! (n/t)

BobbyMike125last year

Casio MD.V 102 Movement questions...

Pwag319last year

What you need to do is collect information>>

Dave M140last year

Re: What you need to do is collect information>>

Pwag136last year

Not sure what to advise... You would be trying to match up >>

Dave M135last year

Re: Not sure what to advise... You would be trying to match up >>

Pwag123last year

Fabricating bezel spring wires... Jpeg Attachments

Dave M539last year

Very good! SmileThumbs up! (n/t)

IF135last year

GREAT post! Thumbs Up Thumbs Up smile (n/t)

cmoy141last year

Cheers! (n/t)

BobbyMike142last year

Seiko 7S36 hands replacement

mike734576last year

The hands are the same. >>

Dave M202last year

Customizing a Rolex? URL

kevay527last year

Well if I had a Sub, I'd pop off the cyclops. Smile (n/t)

Robmks161last year

Welcome to PMWF! How about a picture of your watch? (n/t)

Dave M153last year

Replacing Seiko SNZG dial and hands URL

mike7341,487last year

Not that hard ........ Jpeg Attachments

Robmks391last year

Re: Replacing Seiko SNZG dial and hands URL

Dave M639last year

Help with dial

Doc_vic330last year

There is nowhere near enough >>

Dave M239last year

Re: There is nowhere near enough >> Jpeg Attachments

Doc_vic238last year

Oh boy. It could be any number of >>

Dave M178last year

Re: Oh boy. It could be any number of >>

Doc_vic132last year

The 28mm will not be the problem...

Dave M180last year

Re: The 28mm will not be the problem...

Doc_vic150last year

A possible clue... Jpeg Attachments

Dave M200last year

Re: A possible clue...

Doc_vic154last year

Hopeful First Time Watch Mod

Kevin_D438last year

Huh? Perhaps your research skills are far beyond mine>>

Dave M233last year

Sorry for the confusing description! Frowning Jpeg Attachments

Kevin_D219last year

Looking for a bargain case for a 31mm dial.. (EDIT)

Pwag420last year

Re: Looking for a bargain case for a 31mm dial.. (EDIT)

Pwag190last year

Really, 37 mm? Seems huge for the '70s. >>

Dave M201last year

Re: Really, 37 mm? Seems huge for the '70s. >> URL

Pwag144last year

Don't be embarrased. At least you can >>

Dave M140last year

Re: Don't be embarrased. At least you can >>

Pwag160last year

Oh, it's 31 for sure? That's going to be pretty difficult. (n/t)

Dave M176last year

Re: Oh, it's 31 for sure? That's going to be pretty difficult.

Pwag139last year

This one accepts 37mm... URL

Dave M162last year

Anyone have changed a crown gasket I am confused! I remember a very old post...

cmoy285last year

How many are there and where are they? (n/t)

Dave M143last year

I believe just one and it's in a tough place, in the crown.

cmoy155last year

Make a tiny crochet hook out of a pin or something? (n/t)

Dave M190last year

and dig the old gasket out I am confused! Wish I had a spare crown to test it on. (n/t)

cmoy192last year

Found the old thread but the pica don't work Frown, Sad URL

cmoy175last year

This isn't a question about mod but cleaning...

cmoy323last year

The stainless steel is pretty impervious... Jpeg Attachments

Dave M241last year

Thanks Dave! laughing I have watch gasket silicone but not in that conatiner...

cmoy172last year

I use dishwashing and warm water fo SS....

BobbyMike177last year

Thanks Michael! (n/t)

cmoy145last year

Suunto T4 case modification

Anonymous User374last year

I have not heard of one. Good luck! (n/t)

Dave M148last year

I haven't read about any.... Jpeg Attachments

BobbyMike190last year

This topic has been moved. 3D printed G-shock with lugs

TheCeladon129eleven months ago

This topic has been moved. Sunday Funnies, watch modding style. Jpeg Attachments

Dave M135eleven months ago

This topic has been moved. Watch parts It's a happy day, a new watch arrived, or, re-modding a mod... Jpeg Attachments

Dave M156eleven months ago

This topic has been moved. How-to: the Mysterious Vostok hands mod. Jpeg Attachments

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